This is about 45 min to an hour south from Waikiloa Resort. Follow the signs to the bay. The road will end at a t intersection. Straight ahead is the parking lot for the dock and is the main access point for the kayak companies. To the right and down the road is a small park with restroom facilities. There is an outlook or view point to look at the bay. You can see the Captain Cook Monument about a mile across the bay. The land on which the monument still belongs to Great Britain due to some funky transaction between the Hawaiian royals and the British reps. You can hike swim boat surf float or kayak to the monument. In order to fully appreciate the history beauty flora and fauna of the bay our recommendation is to get a guided kayak tour. Aloha kayak (see my review) is particularly excellent in this regard. The snorkeling is fantastic by the monument. This is a must see.
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