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Good snorkeling

Pupukea Beach Park is also known as Sharks Cove, but there aren't any sharks around. This is a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Indianola, Iowa
Rocks, Coral and Beach Oh My

A beautiful beach on the North Shore with excellent snorkeling. Across the street is a food truck... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
Round Hill, Virginia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pupukea Beach Park is also known as Sharks Cove, but there aren't any sharks around. This is a small rocky beach with natural rocks protecting it from the waves. I've been twice in the past week. The first time the snorkelling was great! I saw...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2018

A beautiful beach on the North Shore with excellent snorkeling. Across the street is a food truck park with a couple beach shops as well. The place has bathrooms but parking is tough. The beach is next to Shark Cove. The waters are calm but...More

1  Thank SgtFrankChill
Reviewed 23 July 2018

You need reef shoes for kids and yourself, but was a great spot for kids to snorkel and see fish in very shallow water without waves. Plenty of fish around. You just need to make sure you have reef shoes for the kids and yourself...More

5  Thank melheness
Reviewed 1 July 2018

We all snorkeled Three Tables and our daughters snorkeled Shark's Cove. Both had tons of beautiful fish. We even saw a total of five green sea turtles (near the rocks on both the left and right sides of Three Tables). We liked how this wasn't...More

1  Thank T C
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

We stumbled across Pupukea as we were trying to find where pipeline is. The food trucks there are pretty cool. We then spent the afternoon across the road snorkeling in Sharks cove, we loved here more than Hanauma Bay, we saw heaps of fish and...More

1  Thank Anastasiakollis
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Shark cove is the best snorkeling spot in Hawaii. The kiddy pools or shallow tidal pools have tons of fish to see. We saw eels and all kinds of fish in the 3ft tidal pools. Dare to go to the deeper pools and you will...More

2  Thank baxterclement11
Reviewed 31 May 2018

No real facilities, great snorkeling place, its in the same general area as 3 Tables and Sharks Cove. It can get crowded parking wise, there's the FoodLand within walking distance and all of the food trucks. Great beach, not as touristy as other beaches. Great...More

Thank riva9129
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Park on the side of the road, and a short walk in through a beach access road will lead you to this gorgeous beach. Very spacious, span of sand for sun bathing. No toilets - but there are toilets just a little further down the...More

Thank GinaBRU
Reviewed 2 May 2018

This place is adjacent to the 3 tables or the shark cove areas which all those places have GREAT snorkel posibilities ONLY if ..........a) you go early in the morning to avoid crowds and find parking spaces, b) do it in summer months when waters...More

1  Thank bryanmantezoni
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Our private tour guide brought us to this area and told us some detailed info about Pupukea Beach Park and this area. Pupukea, which means “white shell” in the Hawaiian language, is a long and narrow stretch of beach with a rocky shoreline. On each...More

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