Overview of Hale'iwa Beach Park

Hale'iwa Beach Park

Hale'iwa Beach Park
Hawaiian Islands


Site Review by
 Seth Bareiss
Date: 07/16/2004


Site Condition
(1=worst, 5=best)

Name:  Seth Bareiss Entry:    2.00
Email:   Click Here Bottom:    2.00
City:   Phuket Reef:    4.00
State:   Phuket Animal:    5.00
Country:   Thailand Plant:    2.00
Diving:   18 years Facilities:    5.00
 Dives:   2000 Solitude   2.00
    Roads:    5.00


*Average:    3.35
Excellent place to see turtles. I've never seen fewer than 15 turtles there, 1/3 being 5'+ in length. LONG surface swim or walk (100 yards) from the beach to the wall. Best done as a multilevel dive: go off to the mid-left, drop down off the wall to 45'~90'. Swim east along the wall's bottom, then rise to 60' for 20 minutes, then follow one of the channels back toward shore in 30'~15' of water for the remainder of your air + safety stop. Big turtles at the wall; yard-long turtles in the channels. Beware of jetskis.    

Enjoyment Level

Snorkel:    5.00
Beginner:    5.00
Intermediate:    5.00
Advanced:    5.00
Night diving:    3.00

Seasonal Information

Season:    Winter
Year:    2000
Visibility:    3.00
Current:    3.00
Surf:    3.00

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