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This was the best spot for a turtle resting on the beach. And the view was great. It's a shame people ignore the signs to stay 20 feet away from the turtles. The parents apparently don't explain the rules to the kids and don't watch...More
This was a bus tour booked through Royal Carribean excursions.
We stopped and were able to walk around with our guide to a few different places in the park. The terrain is a bit rough but manageable. The petroglyphs were visible but difficult to make...More
This is a beautiful place! The walk from the visitor center to the beach so gorgeous! It can be a little uneven but is a reasonable length. The beach is gorgeous! We saw a bunch of turtles! Some of the turtles even climbed out and...More
My husband read about this place so we searched it out for a visit. This place was hard to find, especially because the beach next door was so crowded that we could not find the entrance. We are glad we kept looking because we learned...More
this site shows how an early Hawaiian settlement survived the rugged Kona coast. hike to see four traditional mountain to sea land divisions and scared temples and some petroglyphs, as well as fishponds that show engineering of the native Hawaiians. you may see a monk...More
We brought snorkel gear, towels, umbrella. In hindsight, would have left it all in the car. We didn’t feel comfortable letting 7 and 10 year old snorkel in surf given slippery and sharp rocks. They had a much better time hanging out on waters edge...More
The turtles looked so happy! It’s only a few minutes to hike to the beach then you’re there! Be sure to to take PLENTY of water! The plants grow really fast here in Hawaii!! Our favorite was the lava rock. It only took about 5...More
We visited Kaloko Honokohau National Park with very few expectations. Well... we were wrong. Perfect way to spend a half daybnear Kona with young kids: calm waters, historical site, and 22 turtles on the day we visited.
We parked at the visitor center and walked...More