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Makaha Beach Park

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Address: 84-369 Farrington Hwy, Waianae, Oahu, HI 96792
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A popular beach for surfing.

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Beautiful Beach

We stayed in this area, so we wanted to check out the nearby beach. This beach-park was really nice and well maintained. It does have a lifeguard on duty, but it was not... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
TheSaint_inCanada
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Kelowna, Canada
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Kelowna, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in this area, so we wanted to check out the nearby beach. This beach-park was really nice and well maintained. It does have a lifeguard on duty, but it was not recommended to swim on the day we were there, due to a high surf warning. There were several people surfing and were being monitored by a jet... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

This is the perfect spot to relax and watch the waves. Wow!!!!! The ocean is just wonderful and clean. And everyday we got the chance to swim with a sea turtle! Amazing!!!!

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Baroda, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

Nice beach with showers & bathrooms right across the street along with snow ice & quesadillas that are amazing. Great area to snorkel at. We saw lots of sea turtles. We also saw whales jumping in the morning which was amazing. Great spot to watch sunset too.

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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016

This is an awesome beach for surfing or boogie boarding. WE stayed right there at Makaha Shores and would watch the surfers who were there from first thing at the morning until sunset. If you surf, or even just want to watch surfers, 5 stars. Facilities wise, there's toilets with a changing area and a shower across the street, in... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016

...off the beaten path! It's 200% worth the extended drive & a possibility of getting stuck in traffic. From Waikiki, it took us about an hour and a half to get there. The beach is very local, much cleaner and larger than Waikiki, and you can spearfish there!!! It was so fun! After about an hour of swimming around with... More 

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Norman, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2016 via mobile

Nice beach on the Leeward side of Oahu. The sand was soft and the water was a beautiful shade of blue. Plenty of public parking along the street. Unlike most of the beaches along this stretch of Oahu, I didn't detect any homeless camps set up on the beach.

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Murrieta, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

This wide sandy beach is located quite a ways from Honolulu and that prevents a lot of the tourist traffic coming this far west. Parking is right off the side of the highway. Surf/Body Boarding is more confined to the northern end. This beach is lifeguarded. Well worth stopping by if you drive on out on the west side.

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016

Beautiful west facing beach. Great for sunsets, boogie boarding (if you are very good in the ocean), surfing on the north side.

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Richmond Hill, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

If you swim about 150-200 yards out on the north side of the reef, you'll most likely run into the turtle cleaning station. Beware that it IS a fair swim and if you run out of steam while you're out there, the swim back will be extremely difficult as you'll be swimming against the current. But oh so worth it.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

Awesome soft sand, clear blue waters and awesome waves. Great for boogie boarding and surfing. Beach was beautiful!

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