DT Fleming Beach

Beach Location: Just past Mile Marker 31 heading north on Honoapiilani Highway
Amenities: Restrooms, outdoor showers, picnic tables, BBQs, and receptacles for trash and recycle
Kid Friendly: Yes
Lifeguards: Yes
Parking: Heading north on Honoapiilani Highway (Hwy 30), look for Mile Marker 31. On the ocean side just after the marker, there is a small sign for DT Fleming Beach as well as a road leading down. Take this road, and you’ll find the beach parking at the end of it. There are plenty of parking spaces here.

DT Fleming Beach is well known on island as a fantastic surf spot for those experienced in the art of “surf-bathing,” as Mark Twain described it back in 1872. Even if you are not a surfer yourself, you are bound to enjoy this beach. You can bring your favorite foods to throw on the grill, ask the lifeguards any ocean questions you might have, and sit back and relax on the sand. This spot is definitely family friendly. For one thing, parking is plentiful and very close to the beach. For another, there are restrooms nearby as well as trash cans. Once you hit the beach, you will find plenty of sand for the little ones to run around on, play in, and build with.

DT Fleming is bordered by grass and trees. The nature lovers in your group will enjoy watching the local birds while keeping a weather eye on the sea for whales. Humpbacks do pass by during the winter months, and this is when the surf on Maui is strongest, too. You can enjoy both whale watching and surfer watching from shore! Remember to bring the zoom lens for your camera, if you have one. It will prove invaluable at DT Fleming Beach.

DT Fleming Beach Rating by Boss Frog's
  • Water Clarity - 7/10
  • Wildlife Abundance - 7/10
  • Ease of Beach Access - 9/10
  • Sandy Beach For Entertaining - 10/10
  • Reef Abundance - 8/10


DT Fleming is a great spot for advanced surfers and everyday surfing watchers.  The waves can be big, depending on the weather.   No matter what, this is a great beach for hanging out, as it boasts a beautiful stretch of sand as well as BBQs, restrooms, picnic tables, and ocean views. DT is not far south of Mokuleia Bay.

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