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Waimea Bay, Haleiwa

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Featuring large waves and surfing competitions, Waimea Bay hugs a powdery beach bordered by tropical greenery. Depending on the weather, the ocean can be completely calm, or you can encounter 15 m (50 ft) waves. Visit the beach to lounge in the sun or have a picnic, or walk through the nearby gardens and look at the waterfalls. When the water is calm, you can also swim and snorkel. Beware of the local tradition of rock-jumping--although many visitors do it, the local authorities strictly advise against it. Parking space at the site is very limited. Put Waimea Bay on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Haleiwa vacation builder.
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  • August 15, 2017
    Quick stop to Waimea Bay while driving around Oahu. Would love to have stayed longer but it was near impossible to get a park. Stunning little gem of a beach/bay.  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    Gets very hot on this beach, no refreshments available. Toilets and showers are available, life guard on duty. Car park gets very full quickly, we parked across the road, costs us 10 dollars. From the...  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    Waimea Bay is the nicest and wildest stretch of shore in O'ahu. Big wave season hits Waimea from November to February attracting pro surfers from all over the world, while the Summer offers quieter se...  more »

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