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Kiholo Bay

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Address: Mile Marker 81 on Hwy. 19, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Kiholo Bay - It is a hike!

As the books will tell you, it is about a 1.4 mile hike to the Bay, and another 1.4 miles back out of course! The gravel road down to the trail head is actually pretty good except... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Charles M
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Silverdale, Washington
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Silverdale, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As the books will tell you, it is about a 1.4 mile hike to the Bay, and another 1.4 miles back out of course! The gravel road down to the trail head is actually pretty good except for the last 50 yards; I would suggest parking when you get to the other cars rather then going all the way to... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Look but don't touch. Absolutely beautiful. What a great find. If you go, water shoes that are good on slippery rocks and rocky sand. Enjoy the turtles from a distance.

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York, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took an all day bus tour and went to many different places...coffee plantation, Kiholo Bay, Active Volcano, Cave and lots of historical information along the way! So worth it! This was a company trip and everything was set up by them. Great Job booking this!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hiked just over a mile down the beach to Kiholo Bay (south to north, then back). It is a fun hike along the beach with many neat things to see - including the queen's bath. It is a lot of soft sand to tromp through, so be prepared for that. The bay itself is quiet and beautiful. We saw... More 

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Bellingham, WA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a former resident of the Big Island and frequent visitor I was not familiar with Kiholo Bay. While not he easiest access road to find (just before the Scenic View turnoff if coming from Kona) it offers a broad set of activities. There are rocky beaches, black sand beaches and walkways in between to explore the area. The turtles... More 

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Waikiki, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are a couple of really good reviews on here that tell you how to get there - thank you guys - but let's address how perhaps you should behave. This place is just magical, it's ancient, historical, important to the Hawaiian people, and has local residents nearby who obviously value their privacy. There are also no signs marking this... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Go near low tide and count how many turtles you can find! We make this an absolute must when we travel to the big island. See a couple amazing houses and a couple tiny ones in this secluded area, but really very few people!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went looking for sea turtles, found sea turtles. If you're coming along the highway from the north, go south past the scenic lookout point a little and you will find the road. At the end of the road it gets a little sketchy (large pits and bumps) for low cars so you may want to park a bit before the... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful! We parked along the highway just past mile marker 82.5. Easy hike to the beach. Not very many people were there which was great! A lot of sea turtles were sun bathing on the rocky shore, and there were a lot in the water too!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an amazing trip. My husband and I scuba dive so it was a real treat to see these beauties on land. Please don't get too close but DO admire and respect them from a distance. Beautiful stretch of ocean !

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