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“huge waves” (21 reviews)
“north shore” (56 reviews)
“amazing waves” (9 reviews)
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Sunset Beach Park, Pupukea, Oahu, HI
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"huge waves"
in 21 reviews
"north shore"
in 56 reviews
"amazing waves"
in 9 reviews
"triple crown"
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"professional surfers"
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"elementary school"
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"foot waves"
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"surf competition"
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"big surf"
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"pro surfers"
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"watch surfers"
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"surf break"
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"warning signs"
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"great beach"
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"beach goers"
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"finding parking"
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"sunset beach"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

we rented a car and went all the way to the end of the road and stopped at most beaches along the way this beach is where surfers are and where surfing competitions take places you will see a lot of young people surfing there...More

Thank milly591
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Enjoyed watching the surfers do their thing. The beach is very crowded and difficult to find parking. However, once you do it's awesome to watch the waves coming in and the surfers doing their thing. Supposedly the biggest waves come in during the winter but...More

Thank Rene M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was fun to walk the huge waves roll in. And even more fun to watch the surfers try to tame them! A great spot to picnic (bring your own food -- there are no services on site) and nature and people watch. The water...More

Thank littlelarki
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently stopped by Ehukai Beach because we had heard about the "Banzai Pipline" which is really just very large waves that "roll in" causing a pipeline-looking formation before breaking on the shore. Despite the rain that fell while we were on the beach, we...More

Thank Maui2014NMR
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our private tour guide brought us to this area and told us some detailed info about the Banzai Pipeline and the area. Ehukai Beach (Banzai Pipeline) is known for powerful waves that break over a sharp reef no more than a few feet from the...More

1  Thank WorldTravelers34
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We usually travel to the North Shore of Oahu in December to watch the final leg of the Triple Crown of Surfing - the Pipe Masters located on Pupukea Beach, more commonly known as Banzai Pipeline. This beach is one of the best on the...More

Thank Traveling007Texan
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are usually surfers at this beach and it cool to watch them ride the waves. The waves range from pretty small to really kicking. There is usually a good bit of traffic here so you may have to wade through some traffic before you...More

Thank Amanda G
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Reviewed March 20, 2018

Honestly, we meant to only stop for a couple of minutes, but with big surf and professional surfers in attendance (complete with two jet ski "minders" and a a drone overhead shooting video), it was like we were at a major surf event, not just...More

Thank Soccer2Mom
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Reviewed March 18, 2018

We visited the famous Banzai Pipeline during a day when we rented a car to make the most of seeing Oahu. We watched an incredible sunset here and went for a long walk along the beach. We really enjoyed watching all the surfers, amazing waves!...More

Thank BernadetteH-S13
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Reviewed March 17, 2018

The Banzai Pipeline is an incredible place to watch wave after wave after wave pummel into shore. The beach is wide and sandy with lots of room to sit and be entertained by both the waves and the surfers and body boarders riding them. The...More

Thank sgs0720
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Shiloh13
April 10, 2018|
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Response from Mechell93401 | Reviewed this property |
We were there in mid morning. Ask around and find out what the waves are like. If it’s messy, the good ones may not be out. Enjoy
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Drew C
February 25, 2018|
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Response from carmen632 | Reviewed this property |
Depends on surf conditions. There is a lifeguard and the beaches are flagged according to conditions.
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AustiPhillos
June 28, 2017|
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Response from Dan M | Reviewed this property |
Hey Phil, you could easily stay in Waikiki and travel up to pipeline for the day, very doable. It's about an hour's drive. If you are not dead set on staying in Waikiki I would consider staying on the North Shore if I were... More
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