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An abundance of fish, sea urchins, and coral. There is a lot to explored and look at. Bring your own gear. On our visit, no food trucks or life guards present. Facilities are on-site but a little dirty. As for the parking, it’s limited, and...More
Great little beach, lots of fish, & lots of people. It was packed with people and parking is very limited. That being said people seem to always be leaving and arriving so found a parking spot in the small lot as well as a spot...More
Like most beaches along the Kailua-Kona coast, the beach is very rocky and difficult to navigate. Once in the water, the entire beach is covered in coral reef. Beautiful for snorkeling, but that is it. We saw several fish. In fact, if caught standing, you...More
Only go here for a quick easy snorkel as the beach itself is small and busy. Easy access, water is never deeper than 10' and there are lots of fish but it is not a pretty beach and there are so many other beautiful beaches...More
While technically a beach, only small strips of sand to lay out the towels but that doesn't matter given this is such a great snorkeling spot! Saw plenty of honus (green sea turtles) in crystal clear water and lots of fish that feed off the...More
Clear calm water here is best for snorkeling to see tropical fish, and luckily see the " honu" sea turtle gliding by.it's full of tourist on late morning till sunset. I bumped into other swimmers while snorkeling, so try to be there early.there is lifeguardon...More
This is a great place to snorkel. Lots of fish.
To get out to the snorkeling area, there is a "2 Step" area that makes it easy to get from the black lava rocks into the ocean.
Look for the other snorkelers on the lava....More
there seems to be a shuttle which one apparently buys on the ship which includes snorkel gear. Also, possible to take a taxi, or a bus -- I don't have enough info on the bus schedule, but surely someone will. It's about 5... More
there seems to be a shuttle which one apparently buys on the ship which includes snorkel gear. Also, possible to take a taxi, or a bus -- I don't have enough info on the bus schedule, but surely someone will. It's about 5 miles walk, along the ocean, so probably too far to walk both ways, anyway. Good luck -- and I hope you enjoy Kona while you're here and will want to return for more days sometime.