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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. Plan to visit Waimea Bay during your Haleiwa vacation using our convenient Haleiwa itinerary planner.
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  • What more can you say other than you are on the beach in Hawaii at probably one of the best beaches in the world. Our house was just down the road.  more »
  • Waimea bay is a beautiful beach any time of the year. The other day I drove over to sit and watch the waves (over 40 feet)...it was peaceful...though many other folks were out and about and this made ...  more »
  • Beautiful beach, not nearly as crowded as Waikiki. Waves can be strong here. No cover so bring a beach umbrella.  more »
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  • If you can find a parking space, it is a wonderful scenic point and attraction. Be careful to lock your car and don't leave anything visible in the cabin as there is a high rate of car break-ins in places like this around the island.
  • Amazing beach with great views and waves. Bathrooms accessible.
  • This is a must place to snorking and see tropical fish, colorful.
  • Waimea Bay Beach Park is in my opinion the most spectacular beach on the North Shore of Oahu Hawaii. I live in Hawaii currently on Wheeler Army Airfield. It is a short drive from my home to Waimea Bay Beach Park maybe 10-12 miles. The photo was taken on April 1, 2017. These waves are "winter" waves, the ocean is much calmer during summer months. Truly world class surfing occurs at Waimea Bay during November & December when the waves are enormous.
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