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Mokulua Islands

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Address: Oahu, HI
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Situated off the coast of Lanikai beach.

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Great tourist attraction

We kayaked over to the Mokulua Islands and had a beautiful relaxing time here. It was great to watch the surfers catch a wave. The kayak company we used provided us with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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English first
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19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

We kayaked over to the Mokulua Islands and had a beautiful relaxing time here. It was great to watch the surfers catch a wave. The kayak company we used provided us with snorkeling equipment but you couldn't really see anything. On our way back to shore, we saw some huge turtles.

1 Thank Jess Lilly B
NJ South Jersey
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

My daughter and I kayaked from Lanakei Beach access to the Mokulua Islands. My brother and friend followed us with stand up paddleboards. We lugged along an extra surf board with a small cooler on it and 2 beach chairs. We had a waterproof bag with our towels and stuff also. We had a two person kayak and had so... More 

1 Thank jerseybella
Kailua, Hawaii
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32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

Far from the beautiful scenes of nature we were expecting, our trip to the Mokulua islands was filled with drunken Marines and local kids partying. Besides that, the island was overwhelmed with fellow tourists and our kayaks trying to find a few inches of sand like penguins bracing for the winter storm. It was crazy how crowded this place was... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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402 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

My husband and I kayaked out here. We rented a kayak at a place right near Lanikai Beach (was within walking distance of the beach). We saw sea turtles on the kayak ride to the island. It was amazing! Kayaking here was not difficult. Your arms get a bit tired but it really wasn't a huge challenge. We hiked around... More 

1 Thank Jvalliant
Mississippi Traveler
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24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I rented a double kayak and snorkeling equipment and set off. It took 30-40 minutes to get there. The hike around the island is nice. We enjoyed swimming in one of the tidepools. We were able to see some pretty unique fish and a couple of sea turtles while snorkeling. There's also a nice jump rock, but... More 

Thank CBoothe83
Salt Lake City, Utah
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

These islands are spectacular and so fun to go visit. Pack a lunch and bring water! All the reviews said that kayaking out to these islands was somewhat difficult, but me being a person that is "in shape" thought it would be easy. I have to admit that we were exhausted when we were done. It took time and effort... More 

Thank Ashley B
Scarborough, Maine
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16 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013 via mobile

The island rewards you with beautiful views after a decent kayak out. A great beach and interesting rock formations. We always pack a lunch and make the trip out here. A great spot to go to for the adventurous.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

This seabird sanctuary is very secluded and has beautiful views of Lanikai. Kayak out and enjoy the small private beach, tide pools, and crashing waves.

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