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75-5660 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3612
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Reviewed 7 August 2019

I stayed at the Marriott which was comfortable and clean. There was an inside resurant with a good buffet breakfast and a pool side setting offering an ok lunch selection. Apart from a second floor hamberger place "Breakers?", this seemed to be the best in...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank William J P
Reviewed 7 July 2019

The place you catch all of your ocean excursions. Located in downtown Kona, you’ll definitely see some local flavor. From the open market to the asphalt on the way to the pier, there are lots of shops on the way.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank jguiltinan70
Reviewed 13 May 2019

It's not the most interesting pier I've ever visited. This is where all the excursions and activities leave from, and where the cruise ship passengers arrive. We walked down one evening when nothing much was happening, you get a nice view out across the water,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Mark C
Reviewed 7 May 2019

After years fo visitng and swimming on the King Kam side of the pier, we finally went in on the left side where the Iron Man course is located. We were astonished by the tropical fish visible from the course -- a lot of coral...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Sam M
Reviewed 25 April 2019 via mobile

The Kona Pier hosts all manner of water activities (including shore landings of cruise ship tourists)... we like to come here during the quieter evening hours, to enjoy the warm sea breeze, the lights along Ali'i Drive, and the schools of fish attracted by the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank GC404
Reviewed 13 April 2019

this is the pier you go to for water tours and snorkeling excursions,it was really nice to walk to the end and watch people fishing too

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank svoss2040
Reviewed 3 April 2019

In the heart of town, great place with SHALLOW, sandy beach to let your children play supervised of course. They will not get knocked down by waves, and a shallow sandy beach that they can play at. You can also rent paddle boards, and other...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Milt S
Reviewed 24 February 2019

Right in the heart of Konya with a small beach safe for small children. Many tourist activities meet and leave from this pier.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Glen K
Reviewed 17 February 2019

Nice and long with swimmers enjoying the easy entry into the water. A walk along here any time of day is special.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jude G
Reviewed 12 February 2019

many of the local charters and fun things take off from the pier. It is also the landing spot for the tenders that drop off cruise tourists.

Date of experience: January 2019
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7 August 2017|
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Response from TBall9652 | Reviewed this property |
Robin C did an excellent job answering your question. Take a cab to Kahaluu'u Beach Park (aka Turtle Beach) which is SUPER snorkeling. There are vendors there for supplies and food and excellent water. Easy in and out if you... More
24 February 2017|
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Response from Anita F | Reviewed this property |
Search out Kona Trolley and you will find the schedule fo times and stops. Trolley costs $2.00. Aloha