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Waimea Bay, Haleiwa

4.7
#2 of 16 in Parks in Haleiwa
Water Body · Nature / Park
Featuring large waves and surfing competitions, Waimea Bay hugs a powdery beach bordered by tropical greenery. Depending on the weather, the ocean can be completely calm, or you can encounter 15 m (50 ft) waves. Visit the beach to lounge in the sun or have a picnic, or walk through the nearby gardens and look at the waterfalls. When the water is calm, you can also swim and snorkel. Beware of the local tradition of rock-jumping--although many visitors do it, the local authorities strictly advise against it. Parking space at the site is very limited. Plan to visit Waimea Bay during your Haleiwa vacation using our convenient Haleiwa itinerary planner.
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  • Like much of the North Shore, this is a non-commercialized area with a tucked away beach around the bend. It is normally full of huge waves and surfers but the day we drove by was extremely windy...  more »
  • Great surf, sand, location. Was raining a little on the day are were there, but great never-the-less  more »

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