Overview of Makapu'u Beach Park

Makapu'u Beach Park

Makapu'u Beach Park
Oahu
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Site Review by
 Kevin K.
Date: 06/14/2009

Reviewer

Site Condition
(1=worst, 5=best)

Name:  Kevin K. Entry:    3.00
Email:   Click Here Bottom:    4.00
City:   Reef:    4.00
State:   Animal:    4.00
Country:   Plant:    3.00
Diving:   20 years Facilities:    4.00
 Dives:   600 Solitude   4.00
    Roads:    4.00

Evaluation

*Average:    3.73
I NIGHT DIVE ONLY HERE FOR UHU GOOD SIZE ALWAYS FOUND NOT AN EASY DIVE LONG WALK DOWN BEACH ESPICALLY BACK UP WITH FISH ONE TANK ONLY NEEDED PARK NEAR SHOWERS ENTER WATER AS CLOSE TO CLIFF PAST LIFE GUARD TOWER SURFACE SWIM OUT AROUND ROCK AND OUT ALONG CLIFF DROP DOWN WHEN YOU GET AT LEAST 3/4 OF THE WAY OUT IF YOU GET OUT TO CLOSE TO POINT YOULL GET SUCKED AROUND BY CURRENT I ONCE HAD TO DROP MY SLING AND DIVE BAG TO SWIM OUT OF THE CURRENT WHEN I WAS FREE DIVING ANYWAY DROP DOWN AND WORK THE ROCKY BOTTOM BETWEEN THE CLIFF AND SAND CHANNEL YOULL SEE LOTS OF LARGE MORRAY ELLS FEW LOBSTER AND LOTS OF BIG UHU SLEEPING IN SMALL ROCK HOLES TUNNELS AND OVERHANGS YOU SHOULD STAY RIGHT ON THE BOTTOM WHEN YOU GET YOUR FISH YOU SHOULD HAVE ABOUT 5OR6 HUNDRED POUNDS LEFT GIVE OR TAKE START MAKING YOUR WAY BACK ALONG BOTTOM ITS EASIER THAN A LONG SURFACE SWIM YOU STILL WONT MAKE IT ALL THE WAY BACK BUT IT WILL HELP SURFACE SWIM BACK ALONG CLIFFS AT A SAFE DISTANCE AS YOU NEAR SHORE STAY CLEAR OF ROCK OUTCROPPINGS THAT CAN COME UP PRETTY FAST YOU DONíT WANT TO HAVE TO CRAWL YOUR WAY AROUND THEM GET BACK ON YOUR FEET TAKE FINS OFF IN THREE OR FOUR FEET OF WATER WITH THE WAVES YOU WONT BE ABLE TO WALK UP TAKE THE LONG WALK STRAIGHT TO THE SHOWERS COOL OFF AND CLEAN YOUR FISH THROW SCRAPS IN ROCKS FOR CRABS /FISH PRETTY HANDY CLEANING AREA LONG ONE TANK DIVE WEAR FULL3/MIL WETSUIT NOT FOR PUSSIES GREAT FOR FISH OUT KEVIN    

Enjoyment Level

Snorkel:    4.00
Beginner:    4.00
Intermediate:    5.00
Advanced:    5.00
Night diving:    5.00
   

Seasonal Information

Season:    Winter
Year:   
Visibility:    4.00
Current:    3.00
Surf:    5.00
 
 


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