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Ho'okipa Beach Park

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Address: Hana Highway, Paia, Maui, HI 96768
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Ideal for surfers and windsurfers.

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$109*
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Turtles 100%

We went to all islands and people especially in Oahu were asking where to see turtles. This is the place! I'm sure you see them there all the time, there were so many! It's in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Nicole546829
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went to all islands and people especially in Oahu were asking where to see turtles. This is the place! I'm sure you see them there all the time, there were so many! It's in Paia on the way to Road to Hana. I really enjoyed watching them, please do not go too close. Just sit back and relax.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This beach is fun to watch the surfers and windsurfers but it is also a great spot to see turtles resting in the sand. It was frustrating to watch the tourists who break the rules and get too close. One toddler was allowed to kick sand on a turtle. Others were lounging in the sand to get pics with a... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went to Ho'okipa twice while on Maui. Once in the afternoon aftr Horseback ride @ Mendes Ranch and a second time in the morning before afternoon flight from the airport. There were lots of turtles on the beach both times. It is located near Mama's Fish House. You can drive to an overlook, where there is a small park and... More 

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Maui, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great waves & surfers, wind surfers, kite surfers a plenty! Nice beach, but waves can be a bit rough for small children.

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Thank Carole B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach may not be for swimming, but sitting on the beach, especially at sunset was amazing. Fun to watch surfers, explore the sea creatures on the coast, and sometimes see sea turtles sun bathing! One of my favorite beaches ever!

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Few places to enter water unless you're a surfer but the view and expansive horizon are fantastic. We visited in early evening and the setting sun and wave watching was fun!

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Fresno, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great beach just passed Mama's Fish house. Lots of windsurfers. We saw 15-20 large sea turtles resting on the shore and enjoyed watching them making their way to and from the shore.

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Limerick, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a popular locals beach and there are a lot of things going on to keep you entertained. Turtles come up on the beach at the end of the day - 2 to 3 hours before sunset. There are marine researchers there to study and protect the turtles. If you are facing the ocean, the turtles are all the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to get away from Kaanapali Beach for on that the locals preferred to surf. We found them here. One direction parking and many locals surfing and wind surfing. Much to our surprise we saw many huge turtles in their natural habitat camouflaged against volcanic rocks. Later we asked a local why and found out that this year they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful place to see the turtles, it is important to respect the cordoned off areas but so wonderful to see the turtles on the sand, am sure that they are not disturbed and important that you do not use a flash when photographing. You can swim at the beach with them if you like.

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