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Address: 79-7539 Hawaii Belt Rd, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750
Phone Number: +1 808-328-1234
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Description: Kona's original, award winning kayak shop, serving the Big Island and...
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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Snorkeling and surfer-dude history ... great fun!

The Morning Magic trip is fantastic. Kona Boys gets you out to Kealakekua Bay nice and early before the crowds, which is the single best thing about a great overall experience... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Columbus, Ohio
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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

The Morning Magic trip is fantastic. Kona Boys gets you out to Kealakekua Bay nice and early before the crowds, which is the single best thing about a great overall experience. The kayak/snorkel trip, with Ben as our guide, was a wonderful combination - a touch of Hawaiian history, plenty of sun and swimming, and a good time in general.... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

AJ was great. A picture perfect day with my family on the mid day paddle and snorkel. Great history in the area and AJ was very informative . We will definitely be back. Another bonus is the sunblock we bought from Kona Boys. Its been two and a half weeks and the first application is still good.Thanks again. The Elliotts

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

My husband and I and our 13-year-old took a kayaking trip across the Big Island’s Keakekula Bay with the Kona Boys and it was wonderful. Our laidback guide, Ben, was a really wonderful story teller, weaving Hawaiian history--both cultural and geological--in a seamless and engaging way. And punctuating his narration, a pod of Hawaiian spinner dolphins, arcing around our kayaks... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

My husband and I took the morning magic tour with lauren as our guide. The kayak across the bay was peaceful but unfortunately did not see any dolphins or whales. The snorkeling at captain cook was great--very clear water and large variety of fish and corals. Getting into and out of the kayak is not for the faint of heart---takes... More 

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Delmar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Signed up for a snorkel trip that seemed kind of pricey at first. Saw whales on the kayak out. Great snorkeling lead by helpful, chill guides AJ and Ali'i. Lovely relaxed lunch at the Captain Cook monument with a short history on the Aussie. Kayak back where we were joined by juvenile spinner Dolphins. Could not have been a better... More 

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winnipeg, canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

My husband and I enjoyed the 1/2 day excursion with Kona Boys immensely! We both have limited kayaking experience and found our guide Ben to be very patient and helpful getting us out on the ocean. Our paddle over to the monument was very educational and we enjoyed learning all about the cultural and history of the area and the... More 

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Medina, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

For our last day on the Big Island we kayaked & snorkeled this morning with Kona Boys in Kealakekua Bay. The tour is called, "Morning Magic". Kayaked across the bay to the Captain Cook monument. Ben was our guide. It was an awesome adventure. We saw several dolphins & whales on our way out to Captain Cook. Snorkeled at Captain... More 

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Oak Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We had pretty limited dealings with the Kona Boys, but I liked them enough that they deserve a shout-out. The only actual business we did with them was to rent snorkel gear, and I was pleased that the price was quite reasonably given the extremely touristy setting (at the beach in front of a pricey hotel), and the equipment was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

Took the Captain Cook Monument tour, our guides were fantastic, explaining the natural and historical significance of the area, great lunch and best snorkeling on gorgeous, healthy reefs! Such a great time! Thanks guys!

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Our family of 5 did the half day kayak trip to Captain Cook monument over the holidays. The friendly and knowledgeable staff set us up with good quality gear; Lauren was a great guide. We had good water visibility at the monument (and got there before some of the larger party boats). A pod of dolphins accompanied us on the... More 

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