Kapa’a Beach Park
You may love the rocky and quiet beach on the north-western shore of Big Island, if small and private beaches attract you. But this beach may not be good for swimming due to its rocky shoreline. Mainly fishermen, divers and picnickers visit Kapa’a.
The rocky beach of Kapa’a beach park displays unspoiled waters of island. Parents and kids equally enjoy spotting sea life and shells as well as swimming at this beach, known for scuba diving and snorkelling. The usually calm water of this beach makes it the great beach for the kids as its inlet is partially protected.
Its environment is accommodating for picnicking families.BBQ grills, restrooms and picnic tables are the amenities available on this beach. Families are promoted to stay at Kapa’a Beach Park all the day to enjoy its magnificent sunset.
Fishing near the shore is good in summers whereas entering the ocean in winters becomes dangerous due to strong currents and heavy surf. When the ocean is calm then many colourful fish make its remarkably clear water look wonderful even in the absence of any coral reef.
Until today this remote area in the old Hawaii was up and well populated. The beach is surrounded with many habitation ruins hidden under thick vegetation include platforms, enclosures and walls.
Overview of Kapa'a Beach Park
Remote beach on the northwest coast of Big Island
Low sea cliffs and rocks offer poor swimming conditions
In summer it is good for fishing
Diving and Snorkelling possible in calm ocean
Good place for watching sunset and a picnic along with watching whale
The single best thing to view at Kapa’a Beach Park is the mating season of Humpback whales during January to April at any beach on the Hawaii’s Big Island. Kapa’a Beach Park, nestled closely into the sunny coast of Kohala, is a west facing beach with boulders spread all over viewing Kaho’olawe and Maui. The water at this sea is usually warm and clear. This characteristic of this sea, lying under its waves, is very alluring.
Sea life and Snorkelling
Though, the ocean of Hawaii in general has typically lots of sea life and fish but in the blue water of kapa’a beach park their number really doubles. In fact, it can be said that if spearfishing at blue ribbon site is big game at Hawaii then this honour can be attached to the South point or Ka Lae on the southern most point of the Big Island of Hawaii at Kapa’a Beach Park.
You can imagine the greatness of snorkelling at Kapa’a beach park with the kind of sealife around it.
Camping popular among backpackers is allowed at this beach after getting due permission.
You may want to visit this beach park sooner or later to enjoy great snorkelling and diving here. The facilities available at this beach park including picnic tables, bathrooms, BBQ areas, solitude parking lots and opportunity to explore desert forestland of Kohala etc, will make you happy on your visit. After a dive it will also help in drying your wet skin.
So, you can pull off at Kapa’a beach park on Highway 270 or Akoni Pule highway to explore yourself under and above the water whenever you visit in the north of Kohala.