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Hawaiian Paddle Sports - Private Tours

44 Koki Pl, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753
+1 808-442-6436
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Ranked #1 of 84 Activities in Kihei
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Water sports
Owner description: Private Kayak and Outrigger Canoe Snorkel Tours. Surf Lessons, SUP (Stand Up Paddleboard) Hawaiian Paddle Sports offers a private alternative for... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Josh is super engaging and really friendly. He had my son up on the board and soaring over the waves in no time! What a great start to our vacation!!!!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

Laurie was an excellent tour guide who took me on a paddleboarding tour that was absolutely breathtaking. Delighted I didn't have to worry about capturing the moments, as she came prepared with a GoPro camera.I was excited that we had a handful of Honu appearances! Hawaiian Paddle Sports eliminates the commercialization of doing activities, so I'm happy I found them... More

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Edina, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

Our family of four (kids ages 9 & 12) did a morning of snorkeling and kayaking, as well as a surf lesson with Josh. Both experiences were phenomenal. Before we snorkeled, he informed us about the various marine organisms we would encounter and educated us about caring for the ocean and the reef. Awesome! He certainly had his work cut... More

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San Pedro
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

My sister, nephews and I had the most amazing snorkel experience with our instructor Jason. Jason was awesome, he was informative and so patient with my sister and I who are non swimmers. He was also fun and exciting, my nephew and his friend love his energy and knowledge. This was truly one of the most amazing experiences of my... More

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

My brother (65) and I (60) had a terrific surf lesson with Josh from Hawaiian Paddle Sports on August 19th, 2014. We were up and riding in little time and the training spot had perfect waves. Josh (a former surf pro) was a lot of fun to learn from and hand out with. He was as informative about life on... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

J'sun is a outstanding guide.My wife could not swim but J'sun help my wife to have a wonderful experience kayaking and snorkeling. My wife got to see the true beauty of Maui Marine life...J'sun is a wealth of information about Hawaiian culture... I recommend Hawaiian paddle sports

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LA
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

My boyfriend and I wanted to take surf lessons in Maui, but didn't want a large group setting. We chose Hawaiian Paddle Sports based off of the previous positive reviews on Tripadvisor. I can see why this company is rated so highly! We showed up at the beach to meet our instructor Josh. First of all, we were the only... More

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Sudbury, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I took my first surfing lesson with Josh last week and it was perfect. I met him for a private lesson at a relatively quiet stretch of coast. He completely tailored the time to both my interests and my abilities and I got up and rode over half the waves I tried to catch. I went out on my own... More

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Ventura
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Our 15 year old daughter wanted to take a surfing lesson while on vacation. I chose this company because we wanted her to have an experience that was focused on her alone instead of a large group experience. Josh was patient, supportive, informative & upbeat the entire time. Another plus is this company is one of the few focused on... More

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Just came back from on one of the best times I've had on my 3 visits to Maui. Stand-up Paddle Board (SUP) lessons with Laurie from Hawaiian Paddle Sports was terrific. Laurie was a great instructor, friendly and humor full. She also provided lots of Maui snorkeling and hiking tips we'll follow-up on. My daughter, brother and I were up... More

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