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Banzai Pipeline, Oahu

Categories: Reefs, Beaches, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
Inspirock Rating:
4.8/5 based on 180+ reviews on the web
Passionate surfers should not miss Banzai Pipeline, a reef break off Sunset Beach notorious for giant waves. Waves grow to such heights that surfers can tube ride through the curls. Be warned that only very experienced surfers should attempt the waves at this destination, where the world's deadliest waves have killed several surfers and photographers. That said, even those without much interest in surfing can admire the action from the shore. Swim with caution and pay attention to the signs. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Banzai Pipeline by using our Haleiwa tour planner.
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  • This place blew us away! We couldn't believe the massive 15ft waves we were seeing front of us. We sat and watched the local surfers catching these phenomenal waves. Our guide said these waves can rea...  read more »
  • My fiancĂ© and I hired a car from our hotel and drove to Pipeline from Waikiki, i couldn't give you an exact time but I'm guessing it took about 45 mins, we stopped at different locations along the way...  read more »
  • During my trip, I visited a lot of beaches and the majority of them had decent waves compared to what I'm used to. However, the Banzai Pipeline definitely has the largest from my experience. There wer...  read more »
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