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Address: Pupukea, Oahu, HI HI 96712
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LOVED this spot. It is so pretty. We went twice. The first time the waves were bigger and some came over the rock barrier and the water can rush in so be careful. The second time... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Salt Lake City
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

LOVED this spot. It is so pretty. We went twice. The first time the waves were bigger and some came over the rock barrier and the water can rush in so be careful. The second time - no waves at all. Both times were so pretty. It is rocky so you will need water shoes for sure.

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Salida, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you had the chance to see the cove under normal seas or during a big swell you well understand the meaning of diverse. A very popular location under normal seas that will enable you to get out in the cove and wade or snorkel. Under a big swell, the cove becomes mostly submerged as huge waves pound the perimeter... More 

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brooklyn ny
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

lots of cool fishing its pretty protected so its safe, try to go when its higher tide or else you will be fighting the coral

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Wilburton, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful place a must see great photo opportunity. This is one of the most beautiful places I have ever been the waves are just unreal.

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Temecula, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Snorkeling is good here due to the access, calm waters and fish. It takes a little work to get past the rocks...hang in there, it is worth it. We saw eel, we saw noodle fish, we swam with Angel fish! Beautiful! Parking lot, bathrooms and a sandy beach. Not a snorkeler, just walk out and see fish!

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Kent, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Got snorkels from nearby supermarket and food from food shack opposite sharks cove. Best Mexican food ever! Want to go back for that! Then snorkelled at the cove. Fairly busy but awesome fun. Rocky cove with lots of fish.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this spot on the north shore on Oahu. WEAR water shoes the rocks are very sharp i highly recommend you bring your own snorkel gear. there's some for rental in local areas but not very good. Parking is also open to the public and limited. oh- and no sharks here but don't tell everyone.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The cove provides a very good barrier for the incoming tide and under current, which makes easier for the swimmers and snorkelers to explore the area. I didn't see any shark or turtle, perhaps, you'll be luckier than me. PS. make sure you wear your waters shoes, you'll need them.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

This is a great, calm snorkeling spot with amazing sea life BUT check the tides. At low tide it can get so shallow that the water is knee deep at best, making it hard to navigate (bottom is rocky) and impossible to snorkel. As the tide comes in the cove fills up and is amazing, so check the tides before... More 

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Gig Harbor, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

Just stopped to take a look. The surf was breaking so high, Vans Triple Crown was running just up the road at Banzai Pipeline. Shark's Cove did look pretty calm but there were still some pretty huge waves breaking over into the pools. On my summer trip, this is on my to do list for sure. It is nature's own... More 

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