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What a beautiful place

Another family vacation another awesome adventure. We went to Sharks Cove on the beautiful island... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Santa Clarita, California
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Glorious waves

We got huge explosive wave pics! It was mesmerizing to watch the waves build and roll, curl and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fort St. John, Canada
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another family vacation another awesome adventure. We went to Sharks Cove on the beautiful island of Oahu. What a site to see, the weather was pretty and the water was so clear. There’s a closed off area for snorkeling that the whole family can enjoy...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ttcksb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got huge explosive wave pics! It was mesmerizing to watch the waves build and roll, curl and crest and crash. We grabbed a bit of food and had a picnic and just absorbed the atmosphere.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank theresabusche
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good stop to see the ocean and waves. A small cove to wade in. Beautiful drive and scenery. A good place to stop.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank seetheworld010
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I sliced my foot in there. But before slicing my foot I got to see urchins, crabs, and fish or many different colors. It's very pretty in there and definitely worth seeing. The Foodland across the road sells water shoes. I should have bought some...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 4Evaaaa
Reviewed 29 January 2019

Def a spot to check out and visit, loved it. Water was rough this time of year so def be careful, but good selection of fish to see here and not super busy, room to sit your stuff down and enjoy the water!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AngelitaK
Reviewed 28 January 2019

We enjoy Sharks Cove for all the wonderful fish life and if you are lucky a turtle. Make sure you wear the surf shoes, we sit on the rocks on the edge to make entry easier . Afterwards enjoy the food trucks across the road.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DeborahMosmanNSW
Reviewed 14 January 2019

Great spot on the North Shore to snorkel, but be very careful. This is a rocky cove, so any large waves washing over the rocks surrounding the cove can cause big swells to knock snorkelers into the rocks. It's pleasant and very clear most of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank audrykessler
Reviewed 8 January 2019

Winter is not the best time to go to this area, the waves are big and you cannot get out of the tide pools. The pools are a fun diversion for an hour or so. Much better in the spring and summer.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank burke288
Reviewed 14 November 2018

We recently stayed at Turtle Bay Resort and decided to visit the cove and tide pools with our children (8 and 10). This was a great decision. We all enjoyed exploring the pools and seeing the various fish. Myself and the kids also enjoyed climbing...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank troutster
Reviewed 7 November 2018

I try to tell myself I'm an OK photographer. At this stop the great scenery even makes me look like a professional. A real beautiful place to stop and enjoy

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from FifiBojangles | Reviewed this property |
This site shows the beaches dogs can go on. hawaiianhumane (org) /dog-friendly-beaches/ Sharks Cove is not really a beach so this site talks about the Cove. It says no dogs. dguides (com... More