Kealakekua Bay State Historical Park, Island of Hawaii

Categories: State Parks, Nature & Parks
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3.9/5 based on 20+ reviews on the web
Kealakekua Bay State Historical Park is located in Island of Hawaii. Make Kealakekua Bay State Historical Park a centerpiece of your Captain Cook vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Captain Cook travel itinerary maker.
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  • The beach is rocky, but really beautiful. You can see the monument to Captain Cook across the water. Parking is very limited, but you can easily walk to the other locations. 
  • This historical state park is worth the visit, just to see the beautiful Kealakekua Bay. The drive to the park is not for the faint of heart or those who might get dizzy as there are more than a few d...  read more »
  • 我們的旅遊書並沒有告訴我們,必須穿上正式的鞋子而不是拖鞋,帶上足夠的水,才能往下走到這裡,所以我們根本無法來到這裡,而旁邊的海灣,開了很久的車,也不是屬於一個可以下水的海灣,讓我們對於Kona的海灘好生失望。 
  • The bay is gorgeous, best snorkeling, dolphins. If you go to the monument when the tour boats are there it is a bit crazy. But the bay itself is quiet.
  • This place is absolutely on the top of my recommendation list for locations to snorkel in Kona. We chartered the Ali'i Ocean Tours group, who have the best hospitality on the ocean, met them at the marina, and motored down the coast line to the park. There, we snorkeled and had an amazing lunch on the boat with the cliffs in the background and the Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins performing in the bay. Amazing. Must see. Take a boat, don't try to canoe or paddle board. Save your energy for swimming.
  • Go here if you get the chance. Amazing water, south Kona Coast. Spinner Dolphin friends. What's not to love? Maybe getting killed by the natives - sorry Captain Cook!
  • Nice place to take a walk around. Do use caution when going near the shore, as the waves do come crashing in. Some locals told me that the "beach" area used to be all sand and beautiful, but after a storm (or tsunami), it kicked a large amount of lava rocks up on the beach. It looks like some efforts have been started to get the beach back down to just sand but as of our visit (Dec 2015) it was still a large amount of rock. You can still get to the ocean, but you'll have to hike on about 100 ft of rock to get there.
  • Lots of history and beautiful scenery. Swimming and snorkelling is amazing.
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