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Paradise Cove Beach

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Address: 92-1089 AliInui Drive, Kapolei, Oahu, HI 90265
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A bit overrated, but still enjoyable

Paradise Cove is a local beach that many people extoll for the snorkeling. The day I went the water was rather cloudy, and the number of people made the experience less than... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Timothy K
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Paradise Cove is a local beach that many people extoll for the snorkeling. The day I went the water was rather cloudy, and the number of people made the experience less than enjoyable. It is relatively small, so you feel like you are constantly bumping into or avoiding people. While there were sea turtles there (which is a main draw),... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this beach twice, turtles swim right in to the bay just feet from you. We also saw a sea lion basking in the sun on the rocks. Pretty good snorkeling too.

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Kitchener, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great family beach, small but nice. We saw some Sea turtles swimming here, as well as a Hawaiin Monk Seal on the beach. :) Great Snorkeling as well.

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Denver, CO
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went multiple times during our week long stay and saw multiple sea turtles each time. It was so cool!

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San Rafael, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Go here every year! Highly recommend. Usually lots of big turtles swimming in lagoon. Swim right next to you. Yesterday a monk seal was hanging out there and slept on the beach. So great since they are endangered. Safe for little kids to swim in too. Can walk from the aulani - Easy

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Poulsbo, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017

We went to Paradise Cove beach twice during our Aulani stay. On the 2nd visit, we were lucky enough to see the wild turtles in the little cove. They were literally right next to us, so cool!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017

very limited parking space as hotels are there. nice place to snorkel though and beach hidden on the side

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Denton, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2017

Go between 12-2 to catch glimpses of sea turtles in the shallow waters. Perfect place for snorkeling with many different fish. Stay away from the righthand side as there are many urchins. Don't try to go past the rocks into the ocean.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2017

The paradise cove had around eight turtles just swimming right up to us! They don't bite unless you antagonize them. If you take some of the aloe on the rocks near the edge, the turtles will swim up to you and eat it from your hands! In the right corner, there are amazing fish to see! We went snorkelling there,... More 

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Chantilly, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful little Cove. Been here three times on this trip and swam with turtles each time. Snorkeling is excellent and water is fairly shallow so great for kids. Wonderful time.

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