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21 turtles WOW

My friends rented a condo at Honokeana Cove. We were lucky to join them every day for a snorkel... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
CountryHills
,
Calgary
via mobile
Lots of turtles

Accessibility is the main concern. Did not try the pathway. Entry to the bay is easier if you are... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2016
I_like_gadgets
,
Vancouver, Canada
via mobile
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“napili point” (5 reviews)
“on the rocks” (6 reviews)
“entry exit” (3 reviews)
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Maui, HI
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Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

My friends rented a condo at Honokeana Cove. We were lucky to join them every day for a snorkel with the turtles. Really the best experience I have had anywhere.

Thank CountryHills
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Accessibility is the main concern. Did not try the pathway. Entry to the bay is easier if you are staying at the 2 resorts at the bay. NAPILI POINT and HONOKEANA COVE both which are older and more quiet resorts/facilities but are reasonably priced. We...More

Thank I_like_gadgets
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This cove is a bit tricky to get to, but worth the effort. This bay has numerous Sea turtles and abundant coral and other reef fish. Bring your own snorkel gear and swim at your own pace. Not crowded. Beautiful view.

Thank Cindy S
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We visited this beach everyday for a week and we saw turtles everyday. They are on the rocks right in front of the lifeguards. Amazing to watch from the side or grab a snorkel and jump in with them.

Thank Dean B
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

If you can get to it! Stay at the Napili point resort and it will be out your front door. Turtles and octopus and all kinds of fun. Best place to snorkel besides Honolula bay.

Thank Alison K
Reviewed 23 July 2016

This cove sits to the south of Napili Bay. The bay is easy to reach via a public parking area and walkway. Getting to Honokeana Cove, however, requires you to trek across rocks from Napili Bay, around the point to the south. Once there, you...More

1  Thank Adam G
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We plan our day around Napili Bay to include the Gazebo, Napili Beach body surfing and snorkeling with Volkswagon, the large turtle near the underwater rock in Honokeana Bay. The entrance and exit can be tricky, agreed, but the honus make it worth it! Since...More

Thank ttshutterbug
Reviewed 26 June 2016

If you want to see turtles, this is your place! We stayed in a condo there, so the entry was easy, but I believe it's worth the effort required for the excellent snorkeling.

Thank leslieinms
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Best snorkeling I have found on Maui! Saw 30+ in one hour. Hard to find, and not advertised - for a reason. The entry is difficult, both parking, hiking and swimming. Advanced snorkelers! Not really any public access. We parked on the street by Napili...More

1  Thank Richard S
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

So beautiful! Swimming with the fish and turtles is a great experience! This place has an amazing view as well! We love coming here!

Thank Michele1884
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