snorkeling at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve for Sharks cove on the North Shore of Oahu is among the nicer dives in all of the state of Hawaii. Located less next one mile east of Waimea Bay Sharks cove is different in the landscape of its with a rocky entry (lots of rocks to get over) just before submerging into the water. The cove as condition with an external wall defending the internal shallow tide pools ensure it is safe snorkeling for loved ones, entry-level pupils as well as kids.
Nevertheless the primary appeal for divers will be venturing out through the external wall structure in much deeper waters, entry is best on the proper side of the cove in which you descend out of the parking lot on a rocky ledge & into the water. Within instant entry you are able to view several rocky formations however fifty yds out from the shore is a great starting point descending in which caverns as well as lava formations are breath taking.
Due to the reputation of its suggested you turn up early since parking is able to run real fast, Scuba tours oftentimes circulate below really which means you might not be the only person in the water at any time. Unless you go in the winter months time once the waves pound the beach & diving is clearly discouraged. But do not get the incorrect idea this’s an extremely secure spot to dive when circumstances are excellent that is in the summer season.
Sea existence on this particular dive range from Massive sea turtles, lobsters, hermet crabs, octopus, the usual puffer fish as well as eels as well as sometimes a school of dolphins, sharks as well as manta rays. To the far right of the cove turtles love to feed off of the algae on the rubble and simply past that where defensive place finishes fisherman love to cast from shore so in case you do land in that region warning is advised.