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Honaunau Bay

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Honaunau, Island of Hawaii, HI
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We were planning to snorkel another beach which ended up being closed. By chance we decided to go... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wan2G0
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Kennewick, Washington
Excellent place for snorkeling

Some of the best snorkeling on the west side of the island. Easily accessible. Park along the road... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Joanna S
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California
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“two step” (111 reviews)
“national park” (57 reviews)
“boat ramp” (27 reviews)
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Honaunau, Island of Hawaii, HI
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were planning to snorkel another beach which ended up being closed. By chance we decided to go to Two Step. We parked out on the street and walked down the road to where the beach is located. There's a couple picnic tables you might...More

Thank Wan2G0
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some of the best snorkeling on the west side of the island. Easily accessible. Park along the road or at the nearby historical park. Also, recommend visiting the historical park afterwards, as it is very interesting. Saw a ton of fish and corals, and did...More

Thank Joanna S
Reviewed 8 October 2017

I love walking thru the Place of Refuge. There are tide pools in the back of park you can drive to. Grills, bathrooms. There is a trail that leads to an old Hawaiian village. Very interesting area. Next door to Two Steps... one of the...More

Thank Teri L
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

We had a hard time finding it bc our gps took us to the other side of the park. Not the place we wanted to be BUT when we finally got there, we had a great time! Snorkeled saw two sea turtles and lots of...More

Thank MammaLax
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped in and looked at the baby while we were in Hawaii it is a gorgeous site and a great place to take pictures it was fun to be there and see all the atmosphere of Hawaii

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 21 September 2017

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 20 September 2017

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 2 September 2017

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 21 August 2017

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
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B0607
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
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roytsatx
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.
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roytsatx
8 February 2015|
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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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