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Laniakea Beach

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Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea turtles” (83 reviews)
“busy highway” (6 reviews)
“beautiful beach” (37 reviews)
Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went before sunrise on a Tuesday, and were the only people there. No trouble parking across the street, though crossing was still a challenge. There was one single turtle for me and my wife to watch alone for a long time. Very nice, intimate...More

Thank fredhorst23
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful beach even though we didn’t see any turtles. Be advised that parking across the street from the beach is prohibited. We did not see the signs and came back to the car to see an $85 parking ticket. You’re welcome HDOT.

Thank Kristi B
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a tiny little strip of beach where turtles love to pull up. To get here, you must park on the inland side of the road and cross the highway. Since traffic is often backed up here, crossing isn't too dangerous. Any time a...More

Thank Jill Z
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our second try at seeing a giant turtle, and this time a turtle was indeed there. There were quite a few visitors but everyone was respectful of the turtle. The volunteers, a woman and a boy, were very willing to talk about the turtle and...More

Thank Margaret H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to this beach becuase we hoped to see Green Sea turtles - and it did not dissapoint. The beach is very small, but it was awesome to see these prehistoric creatures up close. AND YOU ARE NEAR THE BONZAI PIPELINE - how does...More

Thank JD G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We drove out this morning, it was raining south today and it was a really nice to visit. The traffic was backed up from construction up the road. There were no turtles today but there was staff there. The waves were very big and there...More

Thank JoeCosentino
Reviewed 12 January 2018

We have snorkeled here on three different visits. The variety of fish is excellent and the reef allows for sun to provide nice views of the fish if it is not too rough. One visit it was too rough and we could not see much...More

2  Thank dtkelley
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Great beach to surf and to watch turtles sun bathing at the beach. My favorite is olivia. But if you are in the water pay attention to shark signs . This week one surfer almost lost a leg due to shark bite , she received...More

Thank Fernando M
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

R&R. Picturesque!❤😍❤ Great place to kick back and enjoy the breeze and view. Lots of hidden gems, Giovanni's and Matsumoto Shave ice for the beach.

Thank KBB325
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Didn't see any turtles when I was there, but maybe it's because of when I went (~9:30am). There was plenty of parking across the street, but I can see how it could fill up quickly. It's really dangerous crossing the road, but that's where the...More

1  Thank rzsandoval
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Connie S
11 March 2017|
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Response from Hulafille | Reviewed this property |
The turtle guardian said that the turtles are there year round but are more abundant on the beach in summer. The ocean there has high surfs and currents, and swimming there is not recommended. The volunteer said that... More
28 January 2017|
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Response from Kylie P | Reviewed this property |
We went on a day tour that included this beach. We found it easier then having to hire a car and pay for parking.
10 January 2017|
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Response from Mike N | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they only ask that you observe at a comfortable distance and do not impede their direction. Enjoy, it was a very memorable experience.