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A popular surfing area located on the North Shore of Oahu.
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Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1304
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All reviews beautiful beach cliff jumping jump off big rock shore break big waves favorite beach limited parking bathrooms and showers body surfing parking spot winter months clear water soft sand lifeguard on duty beautiful water changing area
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Reviewed yesterday

Thought this bay was so gorgeous! was lucky to see some surfers playing in the waves. Heard the property is haunted so it certainly is an interesting stop!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SadieFrost8
Reviewed 2 days ago

On my first trip to Oahu we jumped off the rock. I would only do it if the locals were doing it. It's a bit sketchy but super fun!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 4Evaaaa
Reviewed 3 days ago

Surfers, sun and huge waves. There was the world surfing championships going on. Fun to watch and plenty of bikinis!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank dbauman9
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed right up the mountain from this beautiful beach, we visited several times and was in awe each time!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JustGina56287
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Large waves, spectacular shore breaks, and sweet beaches... What's not to love? It is one of the best places on the island to go hang out for the day!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Carthage D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful beach great for relaxing or surfing. Beach is free. In a residential area so be courteous not to block anyone driveways.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Keyanna I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful, wide, sandy beach. The ocean is clean, but was really rough. Parking can be little bit tricky - there is a limited amount of parking spots. Close to the beach - showers, changing rooms, restrooms. The area is clean.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Stepankah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful beach that you must visit when in the area. Great swimming on a calm day and spectacular to watch surfers if there are waves. Listen to the lifeguards ‘ recommendations . they’re very good and work hard to monitor conditions and keep you safe...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AllisM37
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here by accident a fantastic surf beach , waves were calm today still a fab swell and some surfers out there as well as a lot of people watching , I was really impressed with the life guards on duty there warnings to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Darren B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and me are on holiday from the UK. We decided to drive round the north coast road which is stunning. We stopped at Waimea bay to have a break and watch the surfer for a bit, we wasn’t disappointed absolutely stunning beach although...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Pamela Kay S
13 February 2019|
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Response from PineappleShagette | Reviewed this property |
You can walk down to see the water but I wouldn't say it's "swimmable" during the Winter months, which includes February. It's "Big Wave" season during the winter months. They will have a flag up stating weather it's... More
22 January 2019|
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Response from lao855 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry Tuttle bay is not that close by to Waimea but they have a lot going on I saw more pedestrians that bicycles and you definitely need to be able to lock it up when you stop Enjoy!
Hailey G
6 August 2018|
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Response from mfheinonen | Reviewed this property |
High tide.