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We took the trail down to the bay but since it was only a two mile trail, we ignored the signs about making sure we took water. The trip down was fun. But, the trip up in the heat with no water was actually a...More
According to my phone it was 1.96 miles from the snorkel landing to the parking.
I am a 45 yo male in decent shape. I am pretty active but had a knee injury this summer and hadn't exercised since July. I did walk 2 miles...More
we did not make it to the bay but went around to the other side so that we could see the James Cook monument. it's difficult to get to from the bay. you have to kayak out if you want to see the monument up...More
There are many different options to get this bay for snorkeling...hike or kayak on your own or take an excursion on a boat or kayak. We chose to the hike down to the bay. It's a well kept trail. Highly recommend if you choose to...More
Really enjoyed the bay. We took a boat ride in and were given some fun facts on the way. The snorkeling was great and we saw a 4-5ft brown eel. Highly recommend you take a visit. Not sure about the statue, the hike down or...More
The snorkelling here did not live up to expectations, it’s supposed to be the best spot on the island but it fell far short of Makaiwa bay and Honaunau bay for us. The kayak trip across the bay to look at the monument and snorkel...More
We went to Kealakekua Bay to see the pod of dolphins that hang out here. We got up super early and were in the water by 7:30am. We snorkeled for an hour or so and didn't see the dolphins or much of anything for that...More
We came here many years ago and snorkeled across the bay (before permits). It was amazing. It is still good and there is a huge variety of fish. The coral is definitely gray in many places, and is not healthy, but far better than what...More
The drive from Kona to this park includes both beautiful vistas and a white knuckle drive down the mountain side. You arrive at a historic site for native Hawaiians. The park offers access via lava boulders to a snorkeling hotspot. We arrived fifteen minutes ahead...More