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Great snorkel spot with reef and many fish. We came twice. Definitely try to come early as parking is quite limited. Beach is basically lava rock, so nothing special that way, but our plan was to be in the water and not the beach. Entering...More
We visited this beach 4 times during our stay on the big island. There is a very small sandy beach to the side that is primarily used by families. It’s best to arrive early to get a spot on the sand. The water in front...More
There is an area here called 2 step which is literally 2 steps to get into the water. The reef is nice with plenty of fish to see. When we were here this time the spinner dolphins were in the bay. They played with us...More
My husband and I drove to Honaunau Bay but instead of parking in the main historical center, we turned right and parked down by the small beach and paid $5-6 to the church for using their lot. We brought our own chairs and snorkel gear...More
There is tons to see in Honaunau Bay (Two Step). We didn't get lucky enough to glimpse any dolphins or sea turtles while there, but there is a huge variety of other colorful marine life. The spot is popular, and getting a parking space can...More
Not sure why the reviews are so high- I must have come on the wrong day. Parking is not convenient, there is no sand to lay out... port-o-potties are not bathrooms, though next door at the National Park there are nice facilities but no snorkeling....More
One of our favorite snorkle locations is Honaunau Bay or "Two Step". We usually go here 2 or 3 times when we vacation on the Big Island. There are litterally two steps that make entering and exiting the water fairly easy. There is a great...More
You cant ask for anything more.....dolphins while snorkeling. We visited twice. Once on a snorkel tour and once on our own. This is a must for underwater sightseeing. It can be busy. We went on our late in the afternoon and the crowd was low.
This was the best snorkel spot we found on the big island. Very busy getting into the water, just have to wait your turn but easy to get in as you can sit. Once in the water it really doesn't seem that busy. Crystal clear...More
We knew we were somewhere with excellent snorkeling when we walked to the beach and saw 3 snorkel boats just off shore. There is a small calm beach and a volcanic rock area to snorkel from. There is parking ($5) close to snorkeling if you...More
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
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 ever and the tide is more tom watch than time of day. Low tide can make it hard to get out of the water. I always tell people you can get into the water anywhere but get out only at the 2-step, where the wave action will set you right up onto a step. Watch others to find the right place.