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Shark’s Cove

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"Shark's Cove is a great place to snorkel on Oahu's North Shore. This cove is surrounded by rock making the water mostly calm. At times, the waves will come into the cove and during our visit this only happened a handful of times. While snorkelling, we were lucky to see various fish and lots of Sea Urchins. There is also a beach if you're looking to stay longer. We were lucky to find parking when we arrived in the afternoon. If this is a location you don't want to miss, then I recommend getting there early to ensure a parking spot is available."
"This place is a large set of tide pools formed by lava rock on the North Shore! It's great for snorkeling, free to enter, public bathrooms/showers, small beach, tropical fish, and a good option for those with a fear of open water! Just remember to bring your own snorkel gear & water shoes to protect your feet from the sharp/jagged rocks. It's far less crowded than spots like Hanauma Bay, however, the parking lot is small so make sure to show up early! "
"Located on the North Shore, Shark's Cove is another popular location for snorkeling. The cove holds a variety of fish, coral, and other marine life."

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