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Address: Honaunau, Island of Hawaii, HI
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Kealakekua Bay Snorkeling Tour With Optional Honaunau Bay
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Best snorkling Beach.....

The Best snorkling Beach I've ever visit. A lot of different fish, turtles and dolphins....awesome snorkling experience 👍👏!

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Charlottenlund, Denmark
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Charlottenlund, Denmark
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Best snorkling Beach I've ever visit. A lot of different fish, turtles and dolphins....awesome snorkling experience 👍👏!

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Carlsbad, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The snorkeling from 2 step is the best on the island except for Capt Cook. Saw dolphins, turtles, sharks and tons of fish. Water was clear.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful, clear bay in the place of refuge. We didn't see any sea turtles, but we did see yellow tangs and lots of other curious fish!

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Seattle
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful snorkeling spot with lots of BIG fish. We were able to see a couple turtles even. Its relatively easy to get in and out of the water, although you may have to park somewhat far away and walk to the beach.

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely wear water shoes as there is little to no sand, mostly lava rock. Great place to snorkel and see all types of fish, sea turtles, and if you're lucky school of dolphin. Be careful of the sea urchins, tons of them around this placeand the tide is a bit rough near the rock. There is a sound that is... More 

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Burbank, California
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

We went out to two steps at the recommendation of our snorkel guide from a dolphin swim we did. You need to bring your own gear with you as I didn't see places to rent it. You walk down two steps to enter the ocean and there is a lot of coral and some good snorkeling. The coral is pretty... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Honaunau Bay is historical and not just for snorkeling. Have fun in the water but remember it has historic Hawaiian significance too which should be respected. A beautiful place to visit.

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Oakland, California
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

lava rock is sticky and footing is easy until you get to that first step of two step. Butt your way down or take the chance of slipping on the algae slick rock. snorkeling is the best on the island and the state park next door is actually pretty interesting.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

I am new to snorkeling and I was blow away by "two-step" beach. The parking is limited but well worth the $5 we paid to park in someones private lot across from the beach. The is no wadding in - watch where people go in - or ask someone. Its two steps down some rocks and jump in. Tons of... More 

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Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Close to the place of refuge. Parking is limited but you can park at the national park for $5 and it lasts all week. Short walk down to the beach from here. Also known as 2 step which is how you enter the water. Can be a bit intimidating for the beginner but commit and get away from the rocks.... More 

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