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Waimea Bay

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Address: 61-031 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1304
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A popular surfing area located on the North Shore of Oahu.

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loved the waves

fun beach and it wasn't even crowded. We did a little rock jump. It is a lot higher than you think when you get up there. There is a little snorkeling that can be done here as... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

fun beach and it wasn't even crowded. We did a little rock jump. It is a lot higher than you think when you get up there. There is a little snorkeling that can be done here as well.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

All the beaches in Hawaii are beautiful! Walmea Bay is right up there on the top of the list! We had a beautiful day, great waves! Parking is of course an issue, but that is par for the course...... Worth checking out for sure!

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

After a long drive we made it to Waimea Bay which definitely did not disappoint at all. Initially it was a relatively mid sized beach with plenty of room to stretch out and plenty of places to find shade if you didn't mind walking a little further to the water. Usually the water is much calmer but on the day... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped here after deciding not to pay to go into Waimea falls. Parking is hit and miss especially In high season. Had been 3 years ago and remembered having fun playing in the waves. My 14 year old had a blast in the waves and then eventually took out the boogie board. The waves are huge but break at... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful beaches, lots of sea life! Great for snorkeling, swimming, fishing, etc. Great sunsets, free parking. Love it!

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Nederland, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and myself travelled here in 2009 alone, 2011 with our son, 2013 with our daughter and other son. This place always see's us 2 or 3 times per trip. The famous jumping rock is everything its billed to be. The hike to Waimea Falls is a really cool adventure. Across the highway is a giftshop restraunt, and a... More 

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Holladay, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I know it is Hawaii right, but we all finally admit that we need a break from the sand and the sun. Take your break by doing this easy 3/4 mile walk (this is not a hike) to the waterfall. Swim in the falls it will feel great on your sunburn and the fresh water is refreshingly cold.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Waimea bay is beautiful. During the winter the waves are huge and there are numerous signs posted about the currents. However, it is great to just sit back and watch people surfing, and to enjoy the sunny weather.

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Grants Pass, OR
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful beach but parking sucks!!!! Get there early if you want a spot to park, if not, be prepared to walk and some of the road doesn't feel safe to walk on :/ Cliff jump from the rock or watch others jump. We mostly boogie boarded and people watched. Love this spot!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The parking lot was quite full when we visited, so you may need to do a few laps before finding a spot, as it is quite small. The beach was clean and there was plenty of space for us to sit. The waves were big (averaging around 6-8ft) and breaking quite close to the shore, so we ended up just... More 

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