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86-4322 Mamalahoa Hwy Captain Cook, HI 96704, United States
86-4322 Mamalahoa HighwayUSHawaiiCaptain Cook96704
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"Decent black sand beach."
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"Awesome with the spinner dolphins, beach was great, banana Bob was hella cool."
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"Decent boogie boarding, but crowded in the waves at the beach."
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Chris Carlson
a year ago
This is a cute little beach. Felt like a local family beach, not a tourist beach, which I liked. (There's a campground just back from the beach that looked crowded yet civilized, in a hippie-camper community sort of way.) Lots of kids frolicking in the surf, which was maybe three feet while we were there. Planned to spend a couple hours, wound up spending four hours, so it exceeded our expectations. Decent boogie boarding, but crowded in the waves at the beach. North side of the beach had more rocks in the surf, and therefore fewer boarders. Snorkeling visibility was ok, once you got out past the surf, but not many fish to see. Overall, I'd recommend it to anyone who likes a slightly funky beach experience: reminded me a bit of Santa Cruz, CA.
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Michael Izzo
3 weeks ago
Amazing black sand local beach.
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Harry Willock
a year ago
Decent black sand beach. Quaint size and not too busy. Some locals and some tourists. Camp site at one end. If you are staying close and don't want to drive to the nice beaches in the North, then worth a day.
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Lucy Hose
a year ago
My home..
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Nathaniel Baratta
7 months ago
A lot to see i.e. campers, nudist, people that actually live there. Its a long windy road to get down there and is really only one way but i nice little place usually only locals know about
rekko pal
a year ago
Awesome with the spinner dolphins, beach was great, banana Bob was hella cool.
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Jae Shin
a year ago
Decent beach. Nice folks that run the camp ground, which is a non-for-profit. Definitely Hawaiian style. :-)
A Google User
3 years ago
We stayed at this camping for 5 days in may 2011. The weather was very nice, the beach was clean as well as the showers (solar heated water), restrooms were average. Very affordable and not crowded. We get to swim very close to the dolphins a couple of times. There is a vending shop with some snacks and snorkeling items for rent. This is probably not for the pickiest people but to us it was an affordable way to travel and know the island.We will definitely will go back.