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75-5660 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3612
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's not the most interesting pier I've ever visited. This is where all the excursions and activities leave from, and where the cruise ship passengers arrive. We walked down one evening when nothing much was happening, you get a nice view out across the water,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Mark C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After years fo visitng and swimming on the King Kam side of the pier, we finally went in on the left side where the Iron Man course is located. We were astonished by the tropical fish visible from the course -- a lot of coral...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Sam M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Kona Pier hosts all manner of water activities (including shore landings of cruise ship tourists)... we like to come here during the quieter evening hours, to enjoy the warm sea breeze, the lights along Ali'i Drive, and the schools of fish attracted by the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank GC404
Reviewed April 13, 2019

this is the pier you go to for water tours and snorkeling excursions,it was really nice to walk to the end and watch people fishing too

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank svoss2040
Reviewed April 3, 2019

In the heart of town, great place with SHALLOW, sandy beach to let your children play supervised of course. They will not get knocked down by waves, and a shallow sandy beach that they can play at. You can also rent paddle boards, and other...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Milt S
Reviewed February 24, 2019

Right in the heart of Konya with a small beach safe for small children. Many tourist activities meet and leave from this pier.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Glen K
Reviewed February 16, 2019

Nice and long with swimmers enjoying the easy entry into the water. A walk along here any time of day is special.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jude G
Reviewed February 12, 2019

many of the local charters and fun things take off from the pier. It is also the landing spot for the tenders that drop off cruise tourists.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BeachCalifornia
Reviewed February 11, 2019

This is a working pier, with actually nothing special about it. It is old concrete and not in the best of shape, BUT, it affords great views of Kona and all that happens in the area. There is a small area to get in and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lisa H
Reviewed February 4, 2019

The water is so clear and the ocean so beautiful. The pier has many shops and eateries near. A great visit when on the island of Hawaii.

Date of experience: December 2018
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August 6, 2017|
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Response from TBall9652 | Reviewed this property |
Robin C did an excellent job answering your question. Take a cab to Kahaluu'u Beach Park (aka Turtle Beach) which is SUPER snorkeling. There are vendors there for supplies and food and excellent water. Easy in and out if you... More
February 23, 2017|
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Response from Anita F | Reviewed this property |
Search out Kona Trolley and you will find the schedule fo times and stops. Trolley costs $2.00. Aloha