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Murphy's Beach

Mile 20 East Kamehameha V Hwy, Kaunakakai, Molokai, HI
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Very scenic, but too shallow for snorkeling

This beach was recommended for snorkeling. The beach itself is very nice, but the water was far... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
greekmermaid13
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Vancouver, Washington
Nice calm beach

Pretty and calm with sandy beach for swimming and areas for snokeling. No big waves or strong... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2018
GitmoGal
,
Polvadera, New Mexico
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“great beach” (6 reviews)
“water shoes” (4 reviews)
“mile marker” (5 reviews)
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Mile 20 East Kamehameha V Hwy, Kaunakakai, Molokai, HI
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"snorkeling spot"
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"decent snorkeling"
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"interesting fish"
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"waves"
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"reef"
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"tide"
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"maui"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This beach was recommended for snorkeling. The beach itself is very nice, but the water was far too shallow. Constantly in threat of hanging up on rocks and coral. There were some nice fish, but hard to enjoy because of the fear of cutting yourself...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Pretty and calm with sandy beach for swimming and areas for snokeling. No big waves or strong currents.

Thank GitmoGal
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

This is just a fantastic experience if you want to get out and see a beach and not be surrounded by crowds. It's lovely. It's like something out of a movie.

Thank Yippie-Yi-O
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

First time to Molokai; found this beautiful beach by accident.Quiet, secluded, gorgeous water, calm at the time, easy snorkeling, great for families with small children, easy access. Can't wait to visit again!

Thank luv2trvl50Oregon
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

great snorkeling in cool clear shallow waters. Never crowded,safe beach for the children. No restrooms or services.

Thank Ray S
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Reviewed 17 December 2017

The kids can snorkel, swim, enjoy the small surf that comes on teh beach. Relas and spent the whole day.

Thank MolokaiSue
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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

I recently looked thru 2018 island calendars & to my surprise saw Murphy’s Beach as one of 12. This little know jewel being on a calendar internationally distributed, surprised me. That said, the calendar didn’t identify where it was at. I’ve been coming to Murphy’s...More

Thank globalpaddler
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is Kumimi Beach. It's a beautiful long curvy beach with decent snorkeling. This was the one place where I found lots of other people.

Thank MonikaMatthews
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Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

This is a definite must see on your visit! There was nobody around! It was peaceful and wonderful! We will be back!

Thank vwbride28
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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

The water looked too rough the day we visited so we did not get in even though plenty of local children and teens were in the water. The snorkeling is supposed to be good but we decided not to try it due to conditions. The...More

Thank Paula M
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