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Honaunau Bay, Honaunau

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Immerse yourself in the beauty of Hawaiian nature, both underwater and on land, at Honaunau Bay. The tropical beach is famous for its easy water access provided by the eroded volcanic rock known as the Two Steps. The bay's clear water and abundant coral wildlife make it one of the state's prime destinations for snorkeling and scuba diving. Encounters with friendly dolphins and sea turtles are very common in the bay. Keep in mind that the beach has limited parking; arrive early to find a good spot. Plan a trip to Honaunau easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.
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  • Nice place to snorkel. There is not a lot of variation in marine life but it is very clear water. It struck us how clean it is here compared to European OS Asian beaches. You won't find any plastic or other waste along the coast or in the water. Forget the 2-step stone that everyone is about and go to water next to the boatramp you walk into the water. Look out for the sea urchin. I've held water shoes.
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  • I cannot say enough about this place!! It’s super easy to get to and the populated with a huge variety of fish. We ended up going twice because it was so awesome. Pack a lunch and park at the top of t...  more »
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  • One of the best beaches on the big island here. Big waves rolling in perfect for boogie boarding. Lots of nearby facilities and lifeguards keep a watchful eye on things to insure your safety. White sand and cool breezes, wish I was there now! 😍
  • Fantastic snorkeling spot. We swam with dolphins for more than an hour, and there are great coral reefs that draw turtles and many fish very close to shore. The dolphins swim out in the deep water to the far right. The beach can get crowded early, so try to get out there soon after sunrise.

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