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Kona Boys Inc

79-7539 Mamalahoa Hwy., Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750
+1 808-328-1234
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Ranked #2 of 20 Attractions in Kealakekua
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Shops, Shopping
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Owner description: Kona's original, award winning kayak shop, serving the Big Island and specializing in Kealakekua Bay since 1995. We are a small, laid back, island style surf, kayak, and paddle board shop located on the Big Island's Kona Coast above Kealakekua Bay. Helping locals and visitors alike enjoy Hawaii's waters and providing gear for island life.
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Eureka, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Kona Boys was a very good choice to kayak over to the Captain Cook monument. The dive shop is scrubbed clean, the staff totally attentive, and the equipment we got as part of the price was in excellent condition. The trip is not exactly a bargain, but if you can afford it, consider yourself lucky to get a chance to... More

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Buffalo, Illinois
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We had never been to Hawaii and Lauren & Jessa were great help! Lauren not only rented us our chairs and got us set up, but greeted us each day with a smile and a welcome. She answered questions about the area, provided helpful information and helped us identify fish we saw while snorkeling. We didn't go to any other... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

My husband and I signed up to do kayak & snorkeling with Kona Boys on our recent trip to the Big Island. Everyone at the shop who oriented us and helped fit the snorkel gear were extremely friendly and knowledgeable. When we arrived at the dock where we would begin our snorkeling, we met our guides, AJ and Ben. They... More

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Catalunya
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

With my wife we hired a guided trip with Kona boys to the Captain Cook monument bay and the experience was amazing. The guide was knowledgeable and took care of us all the time. The included meal was really good and tasty. May be a little pricy, but I don't regret spending that money.

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Yukon
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14 reviews 14 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We booked our guided kayaking trip to Captain Cook's Monument for Oct. 3rd, and we were lucky to be the only two clients for that afternoon. We had a great time. Our guide AJ was awesome! :) He was professional, knowledgeable, friendly, helpful! We definitely recommend Kona Boys and will use their services again whenever we are back at the... More

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NYC
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

After some research, my wife and I went to Kona Boys to rent some Snorkel gear and ended up signing up for the morning kayak/snorkel trip in Kealakekua Bay (Captian Cook Monument). The gear is good, and they took the time to make sure the masks had the proper fit. The real point of this review though, is to sing... More

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Summit, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We had no idea what we were getting into when we signed up with friends for this day on the water with the Kona Boys. Every part of the excursion lived up to expectations. Kayaking was new to us and off we went across the Bay with the Captain Cook monument as our far goal. A little singing from our... More

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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3 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I are here a week to watch a good friend compete in the Ironman. On our last day we did a kayak tour with Kona Boys. We had a great time. Our guide Ben was a great guy and very knowledgeable about the history of the bay. We were able to land by the Captain Cook monument... More

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Laval, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This was a first-time kayaking & snorkeling outing for my wife & I and we absolutely loved it!!! Ben & "A.J." were superb hosts, sharing a lot of the history and interesting facts related to the bay area and being incredibly patient with "rookie snorkelers". They have an obvious passion for water sports & the region and want to share... More

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Davidson, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

What a great group of people to make our excursion the best it could be and really put a cap on our Hawaiian vacation. Amanda was great at explaining exactly what to expect and allaying any fears; Greg (I think-?) was very helpful selecting the best gear for us; and AJ was our fabulous guide--he gave us a great history... More

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