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Waimea Bay

61-031 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1304
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A popular surfing area located on the North Shore of Oahu.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great beach” (62 reviews)
“cliff jumping” (30 reviews)
“jump off” (28 reviews)
61-031 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1304
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We drove the North Shore and had plans of stopping at Waimea Bay for an our or so. Unfortunately we drove by 3 times - all 45 mins apart and each time had ZERO chance of getting a park. There were also police there booking...More

1  Thank Kelli_jayne
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely beach but the parking fills up fast. Lifeguards on duty are very good at spotting strangers and giving advice.

Thank Cora W
Reviewed 4 days ago

A smallish beach which is quite nice and sheltered. I would be better to visit in winter to see the big wave though, otherwise it's just another of the many nice beaches on Oahu.

Thank NUFCadl
Reviewed 4 days ago

You can't through a pebble without hitting a beautiful beach in Oahu, but this one had that great big rock to jump from with spots ranging from 10-25 feet to do a little cliff jumping. Our entire family took the plunge and we had a...More

Thank Ann R
Reviewed 5 days ago

Calm beautiful waters with spinner dolphins in the summer......Huge waves in the winter!!! Home of the most legitimate bi wave competition, "The Eddie Aikau" surf comp. which only happens if the waves are huge for 8 or more hours to pull off the competition. Fun...More

Thank tommytsurfs
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must see area of Oahu. Well worth it - we packed a lunch and enjoyed the beautiful weather. There are many beaches along this highway

Thank holy1957
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quick stop to Waimea Bay while driving around Oahu. Would love to have stayed longer but it was near impossible to get a park. Stunning little gem of a beach/bay.

Thank Steve D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gets very hot on this beach, no refreshments available. Toilets and showers are available, life guard on duty. Car park gets very full quickly, we parked across the road, costs us 10 dollars. From the beach it gets deep very quickly, not that good for...More

1  Thank Jan K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Waimea Bay is the nicest and wildest stretch of shore in O'ahu. Big wave season hits Waimea from November to February attracting pro surfers from all over the world, while the Summer offers quieter seas suitable for everyone. Laid-back and much nicer than Honolulu, Waimea...More

Thank ochassot
Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach was great fun for the kids. Be patient there may be a wait for parking. The bay is walking distance to a park and waterfall.

Thank ncurtjones12
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Daniel S
29 June 2017|
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Response from Leo E | Reviewed this property |
Yes, your allowed in the park area
24 February 2017|
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Response from Jacques_Alex | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes there are restrooms.
18 November 2016|
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Response from natalionat | Reviewed this property |
Puedes alquilar un carro y recorrer toda la isla en 1 dia.
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