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Coconut Island

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Address: Off-shoot from Banyan Drive, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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US$129.00*
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Kaneohe Bay Kayak and Snorkel Tour to Coconut Island
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Kalapana Land Of Frozen Fire
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Catamaran Sailing and Snorkel Adventure on Kaneohe Bay

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Fun spot in Hilo

Coconut Island is smaller than I thought but still worth the quick stop. Beautiful views, great place for young kids to swim, even a platform people are using for jumping into the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
AlaskaJJ
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Anchorage, Alaska
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Anchorage, Alaska
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44 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Coconut Island is smaller than I thought but still worth the quick stop. Beautiful views, great place for young kids to swim, even a platform people are using for jumping into the water at the end. Access for everyone to enjoy its beauty.

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Richmond Hill, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Coconut Island is a small island linked to Liliuokalani Gardens through a pedestrian footbridge. It is believed by ancient Hawaiian people that sick people can get healed by swimming around the eastern inlet of the island. There are a few picnic tables there to relax, enjoy the views of Hilo Bay and peaceful Liliuokalani Gardens. There is a shallow natural... More 

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Volcano, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of my favorite places in Hilo. Its official name is Moku Ola, which means healing island, and its a great spot for that. You get there by crossing a footbridge. There are several swimming areas, a large grassy area where people play frisbee and gymnastics/parkour type acrobatics. Tons of local people fishing and setting up canopies to... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a park with some picnic tables, a few random seemingly homeless musicians. The swimming didn't look all that great. Frankly, not worth the visit.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of locals picnicking and swimming in the water. Is a short walk from the Japanese gardens gardens​ and worth the effort.

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Castle Rock, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great park to see turtles - have a picnic and take an easy walk. We were staying at the Doubletree Hotel right next door so it's very convenient to walk there.

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topeka
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My local friend is a DJ and hosted a silent disco (attendees wear headphones) on an early Sunday afternoon. Great place to lay a blanket and have a picnic! Green grass island maybe a couple hundred yards across, with restrooms, pavilions, and plenty to look at. Across the little footbridge is a nice Japanese style garden to walk around as... More 

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Eagle, Idaho, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice place to walk or sit and enjoy both the bay and the ocean. Picnic tables are available. We sat and enjoyed the island, on a sunny day, while killing time and waiting to go to the airport

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Thank Gloria G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Great place to swim for people of all ages in the heart of Hilo. This place is usually pretty busy on a nice day.

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Thank PoeticDisorder
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

This small island gives a great lookout over the bay area of Hilo. cool place for a picknick or relaxing in the sun.

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