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“Turtles!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Kaloko-Honokohau National Park

Kaloko-Honokohau National Park
73-4786 Kanalani Street, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
(808) 329-6881
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Ranked #8 of 50 attractions in Kailua-Kona
Type: National Parks
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Rancho Santa Margarita, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Turtles!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

This was one of the highlights of our trip -- we stopped here in search of the green sea turtles and were not disappointed. The tide pools were fun, and we had many photo-opps with the turtles. We were careful to obey the 20-foot distance rule, as the turtles are protected, but at one point in open water off the beach, two turtles actually swam right up to us. We got some great photos and video of the turtles and a nice tan on the quiet beach.

Visited September 2012
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Bryan, Texas
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“Park”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

The park is a very nice place to visit. Infact, all the parks on the island are great. Take a picnic lunch with you.

Visited August 2012
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Waikoloa
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20 attraction reviews
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“History for everyone”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

This is one of our newest attractions for all to visit. The information culled here is a gateway to your other island plans. Right off the King Kam Hwy near the Harbour outside of Kailua Kona on way north.

Visited February 2012
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New York City, New York
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
““A must see if your touring along the coast!””
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

Great place to learn about history and culture of the area. We made it just in time to hear one of the rangers tell the story about the historic park. Very interesting and fun to walk around

Visited August 2012
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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“What a treat!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

My family and I found this park by accident. While not terribly large, the park is gorgeous and worth the time. We saw several sea turtles, both on the beach and in the water. The natural crevices in the lava were teeming with small fish, crabs, and other sea creatures which were washed into the crevices by the high tides. My entire family found things to look and marvel at in this park.

Visited August 2012
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