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“north shore” (44 reviews)
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Sunset Beach Park, Pupukea, Oahu, HI
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

Great Beach, Waves crack 10' from shore and gets deep real quick. Need caution for Young kids and poor Swimmers as currents are strong. Crystal clear water, just beautiful. No big Waves unfortunately but wrong season for that. Drive there had many great beaches also,...More

Thank rossgglover
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Even in the last week of May the waves were big and beautiful to a haole like me. You can walk along the beach and watch the waves and surfers, or just daydream with your toes in the sand.

Thank Yessyhara
Reviewed 27 May 2017

If you are expecting to see amazing surf all the time, that's not how this place works. The locals should be respected as this is close to their homes. It's not really a tourist destination but a respected spot for surfers. There is not a...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 25 May 2017

So awesome. Sand as far as the eye can see, Beautiful water blue as blue can be. Great for Surfing when the seasons in. Massive waves and surf contests.

Thank Rexy09
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Awesome place to sit and watch the waves and the steady stream of surfers challenging them. The waves are consistently big especially in the winter months and the north shore is a great place to see them. A little more signage in the area would...More

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

A must stop on the north shore beach tour. A surfers Mecca giant rolling waves. Great spot to watch the surfers in action with a great beach. Loved it

Thank Harry3
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Always enjoy visiting North Shore to get away from the crowd in Honolulu. Unfortunately the waves weren't very big to show my Texas friends.

Thank normanf230
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Wow. This is the big time. Where the pros surf. Where the waves are. Something to see. You don't have to be a surfer to know you are seeing some of the best. Unreal to watch. The surf is spectacular and so are the surfers....More

Thank Randy2353
Reviewed 24 April 2017

It was beautiful to see the waves were outstanding it's a must see when your on the Northshore. The northeast part of the beach has the better waves.

1  Thank cassie436
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Beautiful to see. Not for youngster or adults who don't swim well. It's nice to park and just see. About 1 hour and 30 minutes from Waikiki with traffic or construction.

1  Thank mrsTravellingMama
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28 June 2017|
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Response from Dan M | Reviewed this property |
Hey Phil, you could easily stay in Waikiki and travel up to pipeline for the day, very doable. It's about an hour's drive. If you are not dead set on staying in Waikiki I would consider staying on the North Shore if I were... More
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20 January 2017|
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Response from tammyt80 | Reviewed this property |
This is not a beach that you want to swim at especially in the winter, I would recommend just observing the surfers as the undertow is strong and deceiving. There are other spots along the way on the north shore to swim... More
16 September 2016|
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