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Kealakekua Bay Snorkeling Tour With Optional Honaunau Bay
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“two step” (110 reviews)
“boat ramp” (27 reviews)
“national park” (56 reviews)
Honaunau, Island of Hawaii, HI
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We booked a boat tour to snorkel this area. The water is very clear, lots of coral and rocks. Colorful reef fish and anemones. Lots of sea turtles as well.

Thank MGB999
Reviewed 4 days ago

Headed over to "Two Step" for some snorkeling after visiting the National Historical Park. Quick walk (<5 min) from the National Park. Decent place to snorkel- saw many fish, but expected a bit more- I guess from all the hype. This was the only place...More

Thank LAB20
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The coast line along this area is made up of large black volcanic rock. While this makes for wonderful snorkeling – it can prove challenging to enter the water. You don’t walk in like you would on a beach but instead, you pick your way...More

Thank Kim G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had read about "two step beach" and the amazing snorkeling and decided to give it a try on one of the days that we were scuba diving. It just happened to be on a Saturday and we got there pretty early but the place...More

Thank bwdowhan
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We went to Two-Step. I really enjoyed the snorkeling - followed a Moorish Idol around, saw most of the usual Kona-coast smaller fish suspects.. The lava rocks, however, were too dififcult for my wife to navigate (she didn't have proper footwear) so she didn't go...More

Thank DeHypnotist
Reviewed 14 August 2017

two step location and further out in the bay had excellent quantity of fish and great fun...snorkeling companies do this bay quite a bit but stays away from the two step but there is significant numbers of people at the site but large area of...More

Thank Hibby922
Reviewed 5 August 2017

This protected bay is about a 40 minute drive from Kona and some of the best snorkeling in Hawaii! Very easy entry into the water, and then -- fish everywhere, and turtles! We stayed in the water for about 2 hours. Top of our list...More

Thank SanDiego_RunLong
Reviewed 3 August 2017

The snorkelling was incredible, you get in the water and the coral is stunning, the fish are beautiful and if you're lucky you might see dolphins.

Thank Sonia G
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Honaunau Bay has an easy, beautiful place to snorkel called "2 step". It called that because there are 2 steps in the natural lava formation that you can enter the water safely. Very clear, fairly calm, lots of fish and cinder blocks spelling out "Aloha"...More

Thank Nazsnaz
Reviewed 31 July 2017

This is a great place to snorkel. We did not enter the park, but turned right before the entrance and parked for free. It has a place called two step that allows you to sit partially in the water to but your flippers on which...More

Thank carguy58
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24 July 2016|
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Response from Donna M | Reviewed this property |
I have lived 3 miles away for over 3 years and I go for a snorkel almost every day. The ocean can get angry any time of year but November is not yet winter and should be fine. I have never found the need to wear a wetsuit... More
8 February 2015|
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Response from Donna M | Reviewed this property |
No vendors at Honaunau Bay for anything except directions to an ice vendor.
8 February 2015|
Response from Daniel K | Reviewed this property |
Not that I am aware of- best pick up your gear in Kailua-Kona

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