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“A wonderfully peaceful camping experience!”
Review of Spencer Beach Park

Spencer Beach Park
Ranked #4 of 46 things to do in Waimea
Certificate of Excellence
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Waterton Lakes National Park, Canada
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606 reviews
312 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 392 helpful votes
“A wonderfully peaceful camping experience!”
Reviewed 27 October 2012

I'd reserved a site at the park's campground in advance and after a couple peaceful, calm nights feel able to post a review.  While there are no designated sites, per se, we found a nice spot close to the water's edge, but under shade of a few trees -a valuable, albiet scarce commodity.  Showers and washrooms are clean and well maintained cooking/cleaning facilities are more than acceptable.  Sitting here writing this review under a calm, quiet full moon is great.  The beach itself has lots of little twigs and branches in the sand, but is nice and clean overall.  The waters in the bay are sheltered and relatively calm and rather warm.

Visited October 2012
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Pahoa, Hawaii
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46 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Nice wading beach”
Reviewed 3 October 2012

ON the Kona side near Kawaihai Harbor this beach is where they filmed waterworld with Kevin Costner and it is shallow way out so you can wade easily...FREE

Visited December 2011
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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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53 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Nice beach”
Reviewed 17 September 2012

Nice sandy beach and pretty surroundings. Some trails up and down the beach for exploring. Check out the bay on the north end up the concrete path - toward evening you can see sharks circling in the bay.

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Waikoloa
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44 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“For the kiddies”
Reviewed 10 September 2012

Spencer has been thoroughly renovated recently and it's the best beach for families with great swimming for the small fry.
Gazebos for picnics with cooking grills, restrooms, showers, and the ability to camp right there. If interested. look into getting a permit and have a great time not only yourselves but interacting with all the other campers.

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Canada
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88 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Okay.”
Reviewed 4 September 2012

Not great snorkeling. Lots of locals, which tends to make it feel rather busy and overrun, rather than quiet and relaxing. Not our cup of tea, but beautiful nonetheless.

Visited August 2012
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