Snorkel at Shark's Cove

Hawaii Shark's Cove

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Shark's Cove is a family-friendly, less crowded, free snorkeling alternative to Haunama Bay. Explore tide pools with sea urchin, sea cucumber, and other wild life to explore at low tide. If you're looking for food, thee's a food truck right across the street from the beach.

Are you looking to get away from the crowds at Hanauma Bay? If you've got your family or it's just you and a few friends looking to do some snorkeling, free diving or exploring underwater caves, then Shark's Cove is your spot. There is no fee to enter the cove, just park on the side of the street and walk in. You may want to bring sandals or water shoes as it's a little rocky getting into the water. You can also grab food at the Foodland Super Market across the street and set up on the sandy side of the beach. To be safe, don't leave your stuff unattended in the car or on the beach. Also, keep in mind that this spot is best when the surf isn't big, because it will allow you to swim in the deeper areas.

Pack List

  • Snorkel gear
  • Swimsuit
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Sandals (if you're exploring the tide pools)
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Chillin, Diving, Swimming

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Year Round



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5 months ago

Sharks Cove

It's awesome

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over 3 years ago

The underwater tunnel is scary, but definitely fun.

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