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. Start your trip to Honaunau by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.
Honaunau Bay reviews
The water was perfect, we went early and avoided any crowds, paid the $5 parking for easy parking. The water was crystal clear, so many varieties of fish, beautiful snorkel day. Sadly did not see the.... more »
Also known as Two Step. There is a $5 paid parking lot along with limited free street parking. One walks about 100 feet on black lava to the end where there are two steeps into the water... more »
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! 😍
Beautiful bay, but so many kids and families, over crowded and hard to get in. The water is not clear at all so the snorkeling is not ideal
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