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Honaunau Bay, Honaunau
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Immerse yourself in the beauty of Hawaiian nature, both underwater and on land, at Honaunau Bay. The tropical beach is famous for its easy water access provided by the eroded volcanic rock known as the Two Steps. The bay's clear water and abundant coral wildlife make it one of the state's prime destinations for snorkeling and scuba diving. Encounters with friendly dolphins and sea turtles are very common in the bay. Keep in mind that the beach has limited parking; arrive early to find a good spot. To visit Honaunau Bay on your holiday in Honaunau, and find out what else Honaunau has to offer, use our Honaunau vacation trip planner.
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  • We noticed people snorkling at this spot while we were at the historic site next door so, instead of paying $100 to take a snorkeling excursion, we just rented snorkel gear and swam it on our own. The...  more »
  • I am so glad we saved $ on a snorkel tour! We just had to pay for our rented snorkel gear from our resort (don't think you can rent at the bay) and parking at Place of Refuge National Park ($5 and als...  more »
  • Take snorkel gear with you as they do not have a rental place on the bay. Swim with honu (green sea turtles) and all the colorful fish of the islands. 100 yards off shore there is a drop off place and...  more »