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Kealakekua Bay, Captain Cook
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The ancient Hawaiian settlement Kealakekua Bay is known for its historical sites and religious temples, as well as for kayaking, snorkeling, and scuba diving. A marine life conservation district, the bay--which is on the National Register of Historic Places--offers historical hiking routes, guided kayak tours, and picnic spots with a pavilion and restrooms available. Visit the beach, or hike through the forests along hills and dirt roads to reach renowned diving spots. You can also take a guided tour of the area to explore sights, such as Cook Monument, which was built at the approximate location of Captain Cook's death. For Kealakekua Bay and beyond, use our Captain Cook itinerary builder to get the most from your Captain Cook vacation.
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  • This is a gorgeous spot...well worth the winding drive to get there. The lava beach is gorgeous and the shape of the bay itself is just about perfect. A MUST see! 
  • Great tour. Boat ride was thrilling. Best excursion taken. Scenery, especially underwater, was beautiful. Food good. Narrated well. 
  • Great amount of fishes only 1 small shark. Tons of Dolphins. Coral and turtles and eel and octopus. Thanks Sea Quest.