If you want to snorkel on the east coast of Big Island, you should definitely stop here. Lined by black sand and the island's signature black lava rock, the park's numerous tide pools offer a true natural playground for young and old alike.
The underwater world of the reef is varied and colorful; you are sure to encounter the popular Honu, the green sea turtles that also like to come ashore to feed and sunbathe.
For lounging and picnicking there is an extensive green area with picnic tables and also trees that provide shade.
Further out, the sea offers good surfing conditions for experienced surfers.