Sharks Cove is a large set of tide pools located at Pupukea Beach Park on the North Shore of O'ahu.
Are there sharks in Sharks Cove Oahu?
Despite the name, there are no sharks at Sharks Cove Oahu. So, you can easily go snorkeling or diving without the fear of encountering a shark. However, that doesn't mean there is no marine life on the beach.
Why is it called Sharks Cove?
This cove got its name from a popular story that says that the outline of a reef outside the cove looks like a shark when seen from above. Shark's Cove is a lava-rock beach on the North Shore of Oahu and is part of Pupukea Beach Park.
Where do you park at Sharks Cove Oahu?
Sharks Cove is a little over two miles southwest of Sunset Beach. The parking is on the water side of the road both north and south of the cove itself.
What can you see at Sharks Cove?
Here are some of the marine life I have seen at Sharks Cove: Butterfly fish, parrot fish, damsel fish, surgeon fish, tang, wrasse, big eye, perch, chub, trigger fish, goat fish, jacks, mullet, cornet fish, needle fish, eels, turtles, crustaceans, and invertebrates.
What is the best time to go to Sharks Cove?
Can you rent snorkel gear at Sharks Cove?
Yes, there's a rental place across the street from Shark's Cove.
Can you rent snorkel at Sharks Cove?
You can rent snorkeling equipment directly across the street at Shark's Cove Rentals.
How much does it cost to rent snorkel gear in Oahu?
It is cheap to rent snorkel gear in Oahu. You can rent a complete set of snorkeling gear for $9 – $12 a day or up to $36/week.
How much is parking at Turtle Bay?
Self parking is $15 daily, valet is $20. A reserved spot comes with the Ocean Villas.
How do you get to Turtle Beach Hawaii?
To get to Turtle Beach, take Kamehameha Highway until you're just outside of Haleiwa. Though a popular destination, Laniakea Beach can be tough to spot. There are no signs indicating that you have arrived; you'll want to be on the lookout for cars parked on the side of the road.
What airport do you fly into for Turtle Bay Resort Hawaii?
Honolulu (HNL) Airport
Is Oahu North Shore worth visiting?
Oahu's North Shore is a scenic 60-minute drive from Waikiki Beach. While the island of Oahu has so much to offer in and around Honolulu, an early morning drive to the North Shore is well worth it for a day trip. If you want to spot beautiful beaches on your way to the North Shore, go up the east side of Oahu.
Why is North Shore famous?
Famous for its surfing, snorkeling, and of course the fifty-one beaches that stretch for more than 11 miles along this incredible expanse of Oahu coastline.
What beach on Oahu has the biggest waves?
Waimea Bay Beach Park