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Kahaluu Beach

Alii Drive, Keauhou, Island of Hawaii, HI 96739
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Great snorkeling once you get past the lava..lots of colorful fish to look at and photograph...very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Phoenix, Arizona
Beginner snorkeling

While visiting the big island of Hawaii our family first went to Kahaluu Beach (snorkel beach... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
Livermore, California
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Popular Hawaii beach for snorkeling.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Alii Drive, Keauhou, Island of Hawaii, HI 96739
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great snorkeling once you get past the lava..lots of colorful fish to look at and photograph...very enjoyable once you got in

Thank beachwkr
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

While visiting the big island of Hawaii our family first went to Kahaluu Beach (snorkel beach). Easy for beginners and somewhat shallow area with lots of fish and sometimes turtles.

Thank Nazsnaz
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Some of the best snorkeling on Hawaii. This is a great family beach with a little something for everyone — snorkeling, surfing, reasonable beach area, life guards, showers, bathrooms, and even a food truck. Water entry can be tricky, as any of the rocks under...More

Thank mbotos
Reviewed 9 July 2017

I liked this beach, just a little crowed so get there early for a spot. Waves are very small so good for children and non swimmers

Thank Deborah M
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Easy parking covered picnic tables rocky shallow entry vibrant fish coral is more dead than alive. Not too deep. Good for an hour

1  Thank BeverlyJB
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

The beach is fairly small area but great snorkeling. Bring water shoes or old sneakers to walk in water.

Thank repbrock
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We found ample parking, adequate facilities and some shade. We saw lots of tropical fish while snorkeling and there was even a turtle that was viewable without swimming. Would suggest water shoes, as there are some rocks and lots of coral. If possible, go when...More

Thank Anita J
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Maybe people had better luck then I did at this beach, I did not enjoy it. Very rocky entrance made it difficult to get into the water, very crowded, the sediment was so high you could barely see anything, and the current was so strong...More

Thank MustachioedAvenger
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

we found this beach to have everything we wanted as first time visitors to the island. bathrooms, shade, showers, close to our condo in town, a food truck with shaved ice, snorkel rental (which we didn't need) and lifeguards. there were also some environmental workers...More

1  Thank iyq4uraqt
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Nice, small beach with a possibility for shade, if you come early and not all yet taken. The parking lot is also not very big, so come early. Easy to snorkel for beginners and you can see different fish almost right away when entering the...More

1  Thank caligal10
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