Tunnels Beach, also known as Makua Beach, is one of the best Kauai beaches. Tunnels Beach offers a great location for Kauai snorkeling, swimming, scuba diving and surfing. The beach is 2 miles long, running from Hanalei Colony Resort to Haena Beach Park.
Tunnels Beach on the North Shore of Kauai has something for everyone. The shallow inner reef is great for beginner snorkelers. Advanced divers and snorkelers enjoy exploring the tunnels and caverns of the outer reef. The outer reef is also a great location for experienced surfers and windsurfers. The reef is so big it can be seen from space!
Some (divers) say Tunnels Beach got its name from the tunnels and arches in the reef. Others (surfers) say is got its name from the tunnel shaped waves often seen at this Kauai Beach.
Tunnels Beach is a great location to check out on your Kauai Vacation!
How to get to Tunnels Beach? Drive west of Princeville on 560 and go 1.1 miles west of the Hanalei Colony Resort.
Parking: Tunnels Beach connects to Haena Beach Park. Parking is limited at Tunnels so you may have to park at Haena Beach Park.