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Hawaiian Paddle Sports

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Address: 27 Halekuai St, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753
Phone Number: +1 808-442-6436
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Description: Private Kayak and Outrigger Canoe Snorkel Tours. Surf Lessons, SUP (Stand...
Private Kayak and Outrigger Canoe Snorkel Tours. Surf Lessons, SUP (Stand Up Paddleboard) Hawaiian Paddle Sports offers a private alternative for Ocean Activities on Maui! If going out on crowded, diesel burring boat isn't your idea for ocean activities and you'd rather avoid going out with one of Large Kayak Companies or Surf Schools perhaps we are what you are looking for! We focus on attention to detail and the over all guest experience. Guide operated, Hawaiian Paddle Sports sets the bar for ocean activities on Maui. Whale Watching and Sea Turtle Snorkel Tours on Hawaiian Outrigger Canoes, Ocean Kayaks. We also offer "Guaranteed To Surf" Surfing Lessons or Stand Up Paddle Boards. All of our tours/lessons are Private.
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Jay is the best tour guide!

My husband and I took a private kayak tour with Jay and it was phenomenal! I am deathly afraid of the water and being any farther out then 5 feet from shore ;-) Jay made me feel... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
JessicaWhiteside
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

My husband and I took a private kayak tour with Jay and it was phenomenal! I am deathly afraid of the water and being any farther out then 5 feet from shore ;-) Jay made me feel really comfortable and I was able to relax and snorkel with enjoyment. Jay explained everything and anything I wanted/needed to know. He's was... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I can't rave enough about Hawaiian Paddle Sports. We loved or private guide, Clayton. He worked at our speed & patience level getting adjusted to snorkeling. We've snorkeled before, but it had been some time & I always freak just a bit when I put on my mask. After 2 minutes, I'm swimming along like a fish & with the... More 

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Essex, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We had a wonderful experience with Hawaiian Paddle Sports. It was so good that my wife said it was the best snorkeling she has ever done. Our guide, Jay, was superb and went out of his way to make our trip a special one. He made sure that we were both fitted with the best equipment, providing multiple options to... More 

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Clayton and John took our family on an incredible adventure kayaking to Honolua Bay for some snorkelling! highly recommend to anyone staying at the Ritz Kanapula or anywhere nearby! Snorkelled among the sea turtles, manta rays, fish and corals. Loved learning about the area and Hawaiian culture. Personal space at the reef. Worth every dime. Highlight of our time in... More 

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McMinnville, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

Emily was a wonderful instructor for my two nieces! Emily started off the lesson with great instruction and then they headed into the water. My nieces felt very comfortable and safe with Emily on the water. They both said they would do it again and they had a wonderful time!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

We were hoping to snorkel with sea turtles and we got that and much more with J'sun as our guide on the outrigger canoe adventure! We learned about Hawaiian culture and the legacy of the outrigger canoe. Our family of four experienced what paddling on the ocean was like near Makena. The pictures J'sun took for us with the Go-pro... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

This is an awesome company! Not only do they know what they are doing they are eco friendly. They really care about preserving the reefs and wildlife. Our tour guide was Magen. She was super friendly and knowledgable. We were able to see numerous species of fish and sea turtles on our trip. The reefs were easy to kayak to... More 

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Herbster, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

J'Sun is a patient instructor and thoughtful teacher. He maneuvered between two mid 50's women to a 10 y/o girl beautifully! Not only did we surf, but learned how we can help keep this precious environment healthy. J'Sun goes above and beyond because he loves and respects and cherishes all that is Maui. I will be back in February with... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We had a fantastic morning. Our guides were fun and informative. They created a memorable time for us. Highly recommend HPS.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We had such a great experience with Hawaiian paddle sports. I chose them because of their great reviews, and I wasn't disappointed. So much to like! First the company tries to be as eco friendly as possible, which is a huge plus. The tours are way smaller, more personal, and the guide could take lots of time to talk to... More 

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Additional Information about Hawaiian Paddle Sports

Address: Address: 27 Halekuai St, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753
Phone Number: +1 808-442-6436
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Kihei
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm

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