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Reviewed 19 May 2019

This is a lovely area to visit. As well as lovely views out to the Pacific ther are some good trails to follow.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 8 May 2019 via mobile

light hiking free parking on the street free access some trails were in common with the botanical garden an absolute must the scenic drive to and from there je striking

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank marieequebec
Reviewed 17 December 2018

This is a stop on a really nice scenic drive on part of the island. This bay offers some beautiful scenery. You can access it closer if you go to the Botanical Gardens, but there is a public route if you don't want to pay...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank hollytrea
Reviewed 6 October 2018

There is a great scenic drive which takes in the bay as an alternative to the main road. Lovely scenery but not many places to park to enjoy the view.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BenjyBear
Reviewed 29 September 2018

We only did the "scenic route" and did not stop by the bay. Taking the scenic route meant driving through lots and lots of trees, and eventually having a view of the ocean peeking through the trees. Enough said. I think it's an ordinary island...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Legopod
Reviewed 25 July 2018

This is a 4-mile scenic route to a beautiful bay. Rough waters when we got there not swimmable, hike was good but bring bug spray or bracelets.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank lues16
Reviewed 24 July 2018

We stopped by a viewing point of the bay. We were on our way back to Hilo from the Waipio Valley and there is a little side road that leads to a great smoothie and shaved ice stand. It also offers an overview of the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank journey_in_wander
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Totally worth it. Very quiet the day we visited. The view of the ocean was beautiful and peaceful. If you’re traveling to Akaka Falls, I recommend taking 15-20 minutes to stop here.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank MidwestRoadTrips
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

On a private tour Mauka Makai Adventures, Josh made a stop at Onomea Bay. Just a short, easy hike leads to this beautiful little bay. We were the only people there, and spent about 20-25 minutes just taking it in. There is something mesmerizing and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank swwake
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

A wonderful hidden gem off the beaten path! It's an easy hike down with a rewarding view at the bottom. A very peaceful place! Definitely recommend it.

Date of experience: June 2018
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