Relax at Tunnels Beach, Kauai

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    Added by Christin Healey

    Tunnels Beach offers a great inner reef area with calmer waters for swimming and kids. The outer reef offers snorkeling and diving.

    Makua, aka Tunnels, is known for its incredible mountain scenery. This beach also offers great snorkeling, where people will usually see turtles. Public parking, bathrooms and showers are available at Haena Beach Park located west of Tunnels. Be sure to head to the beach early, parking on the town's streets can be a little challenging.

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    5 months ago

    My favorite beach in Kauai

    This was my favorite beach on our trip to Kauai. Unfortunately I had not discovered snorkeling yet, but look forward to snorkeling here some day! We walked down the beach quite a ways, so enjoyed the peace and quiet away from other people. We also got to watch surfers for several hours. Beautiful setting.

    Great snorkeling

    We stopped here to snorkel and swim and were not disappointed. There were tons of fish and two sea turtles while we were there. Theres also a great shallow area if you have little kids with you.

    One Of The Best Places To Go Snorkeling

    Loved the beach + the drive to it! It can be confusing once you get there on what beach is actually tunnels (it's where all the coral is, not the farthest left side of the beach) but once you find It; you'll get crystal clear waters, turtles and a snorkelers heaven of all kids of fishes.

    Best Sunset Spot

    Great place to catch rays and relax till sunset!

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    over 4 years ago

    Freaking.Awesome.

    I love this beach. My sister and I camped here and slept in our hammocks! Awesome place to play in the waves, and great hikes near by!

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