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Aloha Kayak Co.

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Address: 79-7248 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kailua Kona, Honalo, Island of Hawaii, HI
Phone Number: 808-322-2868
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Description: Aloha Kayak Co. is a Hawaiian owned and operated full service kayak outfit...
Aloha Kayak Co. is a Hawaiian owned and operated full service kayak outfit based on the Kona coast of Big Island of Hawaii. We offer award winning kayak and snorkel tours to multiple areas of the island and are permitted by the State of Hawaii to operate in Kealakekua bay out to the Captain Cook monument. We also operate Kayak tours to the Lava tube caves of Keauhou bay, and snorkel with turtles in the City of Refuge, Honaunau bay. We offer kayak rentals and paddle board lessons and rentals too. All rentals include all proper gear and car racks for mounting on your car! Any car, convertibles too. ATT: Permits are required for some areas please call us for more info! We are open from 7:30 am to 5pm daily. Please call our office for more info about any of our services! We are Located 9 miles south of Kailua-Kona on Hwy 11 just south of the 114 mile marker. Call for further assistance.
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One of the highlights of our trip...

The boys and I were lucky enough to be the only ones going out that afternoon, so it ended up being a "private" tour. Makai was our guide and he was amazing. He was very friendly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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La Crescenta, California
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Los Angeles
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We reserved a trip for 7: kayak to Captain Cook, snorkel, have lunch, explore. The night before I called to clarify meeting place. The Boss, rather confused, said, "Oh hey, yeah! I meant to call you -- we're overbooked. How about Friday?" When I said our group would be GONE on Friday, he said, "Oh wait! I didn't mean you... More 

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La Crescenta, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The boys and I were lucky enough to be the only ones going out that afternoon, so it ended up being a "private" tour. Makai was our guide and he was amazing. He was very friendly and personable. We were fortunate enough to spot a sea turtle where we launched from. While we kayaked out toward captain cooks monument, we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

The four of us had a great time kayaking and snorkeling. We did the morning 3.5 hour tour. Our kids are 7 and 11, so this was perfect. We still had plenty of time to snorkel. This is the best snorkeling we have done on the Island. Our guide was great sharing local knowledge and patient with us and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We did the Cook Monument kayak and snorkel with guides Makai and Steve. Makai gave us a short informative history and we headed out to the kayaks. For most of us it was our first time Kayaking on the ocean. Great experience and beautiful place to snorkel.

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Kohala Coast, Hawaii
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Our tour guide, Ekika, is a very approachable and humorous person. He was very knowledgeable about the history of Captain Cook and he made us feel very comfortable. Ekika gave us the Ohana (family) feeling. Every part of the kayaking and snorkeling experience was incredible. From dolphins to the beautiful scenery, this expedition made for a beyond amazing day. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

The Aloha Kayak Co. is one of the only permitted companies that are able to take kayakers to the Captain Cook monument and land so you can snorkel in one of the best spots on the island. Our two guides, Makai and Steve, were excellent. Makai gave a short talk on the history of Capt. Cook, which was very interesting... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

My day with Aloha Kayak was simply amazing. First we met our guides, Steve and Makai, who were both fun, welcoming, and nice people. Then Makai gave us a little historical overview about Captain Cook (the monument of Captain Cook is the destination of the trip), and it was so interesting! Also Makai made it so much fun with his... More 

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Central Coast, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We had an awesome time on our kayak trip!! Every part of it was fantastic: kayaking, dolphins, snorkeling!! Steve was a great guide!! Highly recommend!!

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Victoria BC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We booked a 3 hr morning kayak/snorkel tour with Aloha Kayak Company, who provided all the gear. The tour began with an information session by the owner about the history of Captain Cook and Big Island, which we found very informative. We had two guides who took us across the bay and both were very friendly, and ensured that guests... More 

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South China, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We had originally planned to simply rent kayaks, as we are experienced lake and river kayakers. This was our first time on the ocean, however, and we decided to go with a guide service. Steve and Aloha Kayaks Company provided a first rate experience! The orientation was helpful and informative. Steve was friendly and professional. We felt very secure under... More 

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Address: 79-7248 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kailua Kona, Honalo, Island of Hawaii, HI
Phone Number: 808-322-2868
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Honalo
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

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