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Waimea Bay, Haleiwa

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Featuring large waves and surfing competitions, Waimea Bay hugs a powdery beach bordered by tropical greenery. Depending on the weather, the ocean can be completely calm, or you can encounter 15 m (50 ft) waves. Visit the beach to lounge in the sun or have a picnic, or walk through the nearby gardens and look at the waterfalls. When the water is calm, you can also swim and snorkel. Beware of the local tradition of rock-jumping--although many visitors do it, the local authorities strictly advise against it. Parking space at the site is very limited. Plan to visit Waimea Bay during your Haleiwa vacation using our convenient Haleiwa itinerary planner.
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  • Get here early(before 0900) if you want to park on property. The beach can get crowded at times but the view of the ocean and the big waves coming in are worth your time. The Property is Lifeguarded b...  more »
  • A popular beach place, with wide open spaces, somewhat limited parking, but has a changing area. There are rocks to climb and jump off of too, which is fun for many photo ops. Lots of locals and touri...  more »
  • We were so keen to try the well known bay, but sadly like many beaches in Oahu, there is simply not enough parking. Small full carpark which we cruised for about 30mins till we gave up.  more »
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  • If you can find a parking space, it is a wonderful scenic point and attraction. Be careful to lock your car and don't leave anything visible in the cabin as there is a high rate of car break-ins in places like this around the island.
  • Amazing beach with great views and waves. Bathrooms accessible.
  • This is a must place to snorking and see tropical fish, colorful.
  • Waimea Bay Beach Park is in my opinion the most spectacular beach on the North Shore of Oahu Hawaii. I live in Hawaii currently on Wheeler Army Airfield. It is a short drive from my home to Waimea Bay Beach Park maybe 10-12 miles. The photo was taken on April 1, 2017. These waves are "winter" waves, the ocean is much calmer during summer months. Truly world class surfing occurs at Waimea Bay during November & December when the waves are enormous.
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