Shipwrecks (Keoneloa Bay)

A.K.A. Keoneloa Bay • Photo by Wasabi
Hanalei Bay

A great boogie boarding beach due to its steep shore break (be careful if you are a novice). Rocky points offer some fun exploration. Public parking. Facilities.

Things To Do
  • Swimming
  • Surfing
  • Bodyboarding
  • Fishing
  • Beach walks
  • Shell searching
  • Family days
Cool Because

It’s usually sunny and less crowded than other Po’ipu beaches. Also famed for the Harrison Ford and Anne Heche plunge from the cliff in "6 Days and 7 Nights".

Hazards

Dangerous waves breaking on rocks, ledges and reefs. Sharp coral and slippery rocks.

Topography

Mostly sandy shoreline with sandstone points. Mixed reef and sand underwater.

Not Good For

Swimming with small children can be fun on calm days, but the steep beach can create a tricky undertow and waves that break right on the sand. Swim with caution.

Surf Forecast

1-3 ft.

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