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Good spot to snorkel

We stopped here to snorkel and loved it. Water was a bit rough so be careful but a good spot to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
Awesome snorkeling

Big improvements have been made to the area in the last 8 years to combat beach erosion. The park... read more

Reviewed January 6, 2019
Anchorage, Alaska
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59-727 Kamehameha Highway, North Shore, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here to snorkel and loved it. Water was a bit rough so be careful but a good spot to get in shallow water and see some fish. Water was chilly but it was Jan and winter still, so just be prepared. Bring your...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AngelitaK
Reviewed January 6, 2019

Big improvements have been made to the area in the last 8 years to combat beach erosion. The park has latrines/changing area and an outdoor shower to rinse off. Lots of lava rocks to traverse to enter and exit, wear protective footwear. On weekends a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TH0we
Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

Great place to get some sun & snorkel the tidal pools. Need to have shoes to walk over the rocks - food trucks & gear available across the street. Good day!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Charmandajake
Reviewed November 13, 2018

Shark's Cove is a lot less crowded than Hanauma Bay and a lot greater variety of fish. I saw an eel, my son saw an octopus, literally schools of fishes swimming with you here. The only downside is that it is VERY rocky you must...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank puppitoandtruffles
Reviewed October 25, 2018

With our own snorkels and goggles spent a couple of hours viewing the coloured fish in the rock pools. This was our best fish viewing we experienced on the island. Reef shoes a bonus for the rocks. Also saw turtles.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Angelangel1
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Pupukea Beach Park is also known as Sharks Cove, but there aren't any sharks around. This is a small rocky beach with natural rocks protecting it from the waves. I've been twice in the past week. The first time the snorkelling was great! I saw...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank luv2snkl
Reviewed August 13, 2018

A beautiful beach on the North Shore with excellent snorkeling. Across the street is a food truck park with a couple beach shops as well. The place has bathrooms but parking is tough. The beach is next to Shark Cove. The waters are calm but...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank SgtFrankChill
Reviewed July 22, 2018

You need reef shoes for kids and yourself, but was a great spot for kids to snorkel and see fish in very shallow water without waves. Plenty of fish around. You just need to make sure you have reef shoes for the kids and yourself...More

Date of experience: July 2018
5  Thank melheness
Reviewed June 30, 2018

We all snorkeled Three Tables and our daughters snorkeled Shark's Cove. Both had tons of beautiful fish. We even saw a total of five green sea turtles (near the rocks on both the left and right sides of Three Tables). We liked how this wasn't...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank T C
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

We stumbled across Pupukea as we were trying to find where pipeline is. The food trucks there are pretty cool. We then spent the afternoon across the road snorkeling in Sharks cove, we loved here more than Hanauma Bay, we saw heaps of fish and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Anastasiakollis
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