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Address: 75-5660 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3612
Phone Number:
+1 808-329-2911
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Lots of shops, bars and restaurants

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USD 111.26*
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Whale Watch Excursion from the Big Island
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Snorkel Dolphin Adventure aboard Luxury Catamaran
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Historical Dinner or Lunch Cruise to Kealakekua Bay

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Get Up Early to Watch the Locals Catch Fish--Big One's, too!!!

My wife and I stayed at the Marriott King Kamehameha Kona hotel and the Kailua Pier is adjacent to the small beach in back of the hotel. I had difficulty adjusting to Hawaii... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 October 2016
Warren F
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Syracuse, New York, United States
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Kansas City
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87 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the Pier to watch sunset and green flashes. That evening the sunset was gorgeous, but we have not seen any green flashes. It's difficult to find a parking space in that area, so be prepared to walk from your car to the pier. It's a bustling area with gift shops, restaurants and cafes close by to the... More 

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Pacifica, California
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kailua Bay is the center of the universe for the legendary Ironman Triathlon Championship. Thus, it's fun to get into the open water here and swim the course or just part of it. I swam the 1500 meter course several times during the course of my one-week stay. There's an area to store your stuff while you're out swimming -... More 

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San Bernardino, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

That strip of beach is all you going see that's looks inviting but no access. Nevertheless, cruise ships shuttles are there. They had live band there the other night. Catch trolley there. Tons of drug dealers and users...sad but that's everywhere in the world. But they leave you alone if your not a customer. Some taxis are there. Coffee shop.

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San Jose
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

I can't really give an accurate review, but we did go the Kailua Pier for the night time manta ray dive. At night the pier itself is almost pitch black - would love to see more night time lighting.

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Thank Mary B
Syracuse, New York, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

My wife and I stayed at the Marriott King Kamehameha Kona hotel and the Kailua Pier is adjacent to the small beach in back of the hotel. I had difficulty adjusting to Hawaii time after traveling from JFK and that left me rising before the sun during most of my visit. But, that was a good thing, especially since things... More 

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Thank Warren F
Columbia, South Carolina
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79 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

The pier is located along Alii Drive and adjacent to shops, restaurants and all walkable along the lovely bay in Kailua Kona. The Ironman World Championships uses it as the start and finish of the race. Body glove snorkel cruises and a few others use the pier as well as cruise ship tenders when the cruise ships come in midweek... More 

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Lebanon, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Interesting area. Lots of chickens roamed around in the grassy areas. Came from the ship without any plans and just wandered around

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Sagamore Hills, Ohio
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Must go on Atlantis submarine ride! It is breathtaking! Good trolley stop and swimming. A landmark area.

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Thank Kimberlee W
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

It is used for tour boats and for cruise shop to off- and pick up visitors to Kona. It sits out into Anacho'omalu Bay at the water side of the Marriott Courtyard.

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Thank Oldjack
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

A walk along the pier is just a relaxing, refreshing experience. The pier is wide, very solid (concrete) and has been recently resurfaced. It's nice morning, afternoon, or evening. We avoid it when there is a canoe race or other festivity, as it becomes very crowded and congested. But, most of the time, it a great laid-back, quiet experience.

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