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Address: 75-5660 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3612
Phone Number: 808 329 2911
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Lots of shops, bars and restaurants

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More than just a ferry terminal.

Provides a place to walk out and get a good view back at the best part of town, the heritage site, and the seawall. Also, you might get to see some swimmers training, some... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2016
Sheila J
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Punta Gorda, Florida
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Punta Gorda, Florida
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51 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Provides a place to walk out and get a good view back at the best part of town, the heritage site, and the seawall. Also, you might get to see some swimmers training, some interesting boats, and a ferry arrival.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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107 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

My husband is a swimmer and wanted to do an open water swim where they hold the swim portion of the Ironman. I was able to watch him (for a while until he got too tiny) from the pier and the walking area next to the water.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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34 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

wanted to stop but in this small town, parking is very limited. after 20 minutes driving around for a place to park legally, we gave up. Very, very congested area with all the shops and restaurants but glad we found the Kona Brewery for best pizza!

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Thank vic142
Windsor, Canada
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31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

The pier is home to launches of local adventures like Rocking H Jet skis and the like. At the beach you can swim, paddle board, snorkel, fish and enjoy the surroundings. It is walking distance to many other attractions and amenities. Overall, a great place to visit

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Babbitt, Minnesota
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177 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016

You could spend hours just watching the activity coming and going on this historic pier. From tour boats to cruise ship boats, there's a lot going on here!

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016

Nothing really special other than being close to the water and going for a good stroll. Lot's of people around.

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

A morning visit allowed us access to a "Paddle-Canoe" meet with High School teams from throughout the Island. Tourists boats, restaurants, Singing birds populating Banyan trees, much to do and see at this harbor. Parking available on the street and in pay-lots. Locals and tourists mingle together. Good times.

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Thank bill s
Columbia, South Carolina
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104 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

The view from the end of the pier is good to see the town of Kailua Kona and the mountain Mauna Loa.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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226 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016

Nice place to walk & just watch all the activity on the water. Always boats coming & going as well as people. Not sure if any whales can be spotted from there but no harm in looking anyway.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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486 reviews
157 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

The Kailua Pier can be quite busy during the daylight hours -- but a visit at night can reward you with much more quiet experience, as you stroll alongside the water beneath the lights. There are schools of fish (ballyhoo?) attracted to the illumination, and the sounds of the waves washing against the seawall are complimented by the town lights... More 

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