Tunnels Beach, Makua Beach, Kauai, Hawaii. Photo: Patrick Kelley (www.pk-worldwide.com). Image©www.pk-worldwide.com

Tunnels Beach, Makua Beach, Kauai, Hawaii. Photo: Patrick Kelley (www.pk-worldwide.com). Image©www.pk-worldwide.com

Located on the North Shore of Kauai in Hawaii, Tunnels Beach or Makua Beach is famous for snorkeling and scuba diving. Lush green forests and mountains along the beach, give it a picture perfect landscape. The name 'Tunnels' comes from the various underwater lava tube formations found here. 

Listed below are some facts about the beach:

1. Activities

Activities include snorkeling, surfing, windsurfing and fishing.

2. Facilities

There are no facilities on the beach. 

3. Safety 

Safe to moderate.  

4. Driving directions

It is located on Highway 56. Drive through Hanalei town. Pass Hanalei Colony restaurant. Pass YMCA camp. The beach is .5 miles past the 8 mile marker. 

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