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Address: Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712
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Great chance to see turtles!

This beach is also affectionately known as "turtle beach" with good reason - there is a VERY good chance that you will see Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles here, either in the water, on... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Jacqueline H
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Oahu, Hawaii
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Oahu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This beach is also affectionately known as "turtle beach" with good reason - there is a VERY good chance that you will see Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles here, either in the water, on the beach or both. A public beach (like all beaches in Hawaii), there is parking available along the road across the street but it does get busy... More 

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Wethersfield, Connecticut, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There was a turtle beached the day we visited. The parking was so confusing as the parking lot on the opposite side of the road had signs posted that you could not park there but it seems as if everyone was parking there. We didn't stay long or snorkel. Traffic getting by here was busy!

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Thank Sherri L
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great place to see turtles. They come out often so if you stick around a bit you will probably see one or two.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A free public access beach that has been home to some turtles for about 13 years and is now one of the biggest attractions (and reasons for the crap traffic) on the island. A must do stop on the north shore and so close to the Waimea valley as to make it essential to stop. As these are wild creatures,... More 

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Sandnes, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The beach are amazing and the sunset even more beautiful. Can be a bit crowded at high tide, but definitely worth a visit.

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There were so many inconsiderate people at the time we where there we just left after 30 minutes. We saw 4 turtles, 2 of them had a name tag close to them on the beach so you could learn a little about them. The guards had but up a rope and a sign saying that you could not pass -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We always have to see the turtles when we go to the N. Shore so this stop is a must. It's a little tricky getting down to the beach if you have trouble walking. So, you need to be careful but, once on the beach, you can just sit and admire the beautiful turtles swimming in the waves or laying... More 

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Fredericton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stop at any time of day to see some turtles sunning themselves on the beach. You can also see them in the water. The volunteer working provided interesting background on the turtles. She definitely added to the experience.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was an overcast day, so there were no turtles lounging on the beach. There were, however, plenty playing in the surf just off the shore. They would get washed up on shore and then push their way back into the surf. It was an awesome experience!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So this is off the road and its free. Just got to be early or be patient cause parking is on the side of the road. when i went there was a guy there studying the turtles and had a donation jar that help fund programs to keep turtles safe. i went there around 2 and saw about 10 of... More 

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