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Laniakea Beach

Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712
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“sea turtles” (78 reviews)
“cars parked” (17 reviews)
Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This seems to be a hidden gem. Not the easiest to find. Worth parking up by the nearby beach which name escapes me!! Begins with a "K" and then walk about half a mile. When I visited the waters were calm. No lifeguards were there...More

Thank Donnacash2020
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Crowded, but hey, you can't beat this for an up close and personal viewing of these cool creatures. Volunteers on hand to answer your questions, and rope off the crowds from getting too close. You could stand here for hours and watch the turtles subjecting...More

Thank SeanitoGuapo
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped by mid-day and there were at least a dozen turtles either on beach or visible from the beach. Pretty neat. Might as well stop by if you can find parking on your way through.

1  Thank Jake W
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went here on a sunny Wednesday afternoon. The turtles were swimming, eating and playing in the water. They were enormous! You didn't have to go far before you saw their cute little reptile faces. There are a few turtle avengers who look out for the...More

Thank hockeyaw19
Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach was included as part of our tour in June 2017 on the Surf bus. The beach is a nice size and known for sea turtles. We only saw one swimming offshore the afternoon we stopped there. Probably better in the morning near noon...More

Thank mariedesjardins
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice relaxing beach with turtles everywhere!! Don't go near them, please stay at lease 20 feet away from them.

Thank Soraya N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a bit of a drive from Honolulu or from Ko'Olina. Use your GPS and be mindful that there's is very little parking on the roadside. We were lucky and found a spot right away, but there's quite a slow traffic in front of the...More

Thank Magda S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great waves with a north-west swell!! Easy parking early in the morning! But when it is breaking it is always crowded!!

Thank Rafael P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is lots of parking available at this location. It was surreal to see the turtles in their natural habitat. The turtles usually come out onto the beach around 12 or 1 in the afternoon, so this is the ideal time to go. There is...More

Thank Paige E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While driving to Haleiwa to our rental house we saw turtles chilling on the beach so we stopped. Lots of parking across the street and along the white painted fence area. Ok for swimming to the far right side of the beach, we saw at...More

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Connie S
Does anyone know if the turtles would around in October?
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
Just wondering what's the best way to get to the beach if you don't have a car we would be coming from Waikiki
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.
Can we snorkel in the water even though the turtles are there as long as we do not approach them?
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.