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Kealakekua Bay, Captain Cook

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The ancient Hawaiian settlement Kealakekua Bay is known for its historical sites and religious temples, as well as for kayaking, snorkeling, and scuba diving. A marine life conservation district, the bay--which is on the National Register of Historic Places--offers historical hiking routes, guided kayak tours, and picnic spots with a pavilion and restrooms available. Visit the beach, or hike through the forests along hills and dirt roads to reach renowned diving spots. You can also take a guided tour of the area to explore sights, such as Cook Monument, which was built at the approximate location of Captain Cook's death. Plan to see Kealakekua Bay and other attractions that appeal to you using our Captain Cook trip builder tool.
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  • Worth the drive. Limited parking but you should go and check it out. Watch out for heavy surf, you might get wet. 
    Worth the drive. Limited parking but you should go and check it out. Watch out for heavy surf, you might get wet.  more »
  • Do not miss the snorkeling at Kealakekua Bay. And definitely go with Fair Wind, morning trip if possible. You will not be disappointed. Yes, there would be many other snorkeled. But there are way... 
    Do not miss the snorkeling at Kealakekua Bay. And definitely go with Fair Wind, morning trip if possible. You will not be disappointed. Yes, there would be many other snorkeled. But there are way...  more »
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  • Nice spot to see spinner dolphins.
  • Black sand beach was nice!

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