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Kuilima Cove, Oahu

3.9
#47 of 64 in Beaches in Oahu
Beach · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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Kuilima Cove reviews

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  • This small, well protected cove is great for beginner snorkeling, with picturesqe rollers in the distance. Abundant juvenile reef species can be spotted just yards off the beach. Out before the...  more »
  • Plenty of room to stretch out. Water is calm due to off shore reef. Snorkeling barely OK - maybe due to water being stirred up by high waves. No fish in site. Bring own chairs and umbrella. Nice...  more »
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  • Easy water entry. Not a ton of fish or variety of fish/marine life. Calm waters if you stay to the right side of the bouys. Beach is popular with families and small children. Water clarity is decent under the right conditions, but never great.
  • This is likely the best place to snorkel on the North Shore. The views are great and there is a lot to see. Crowded is not the right word for this place, but there are plenty of people around. The water is warm and inviting. This place is easy enough to find. Parking, while available, is competitive. Egress is difficult during the busiest times of the day if you attempt a left turn.

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