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Address: 59-444 Makana Road, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712
Phone Number: (808) 638-9100
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a wonderful experience!

I had a wonderful experience out kayaking with David. His kayaking trips are with you and your group only - not a bunch of strangers. David and I went 2.5 miles out into the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
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Ottawa, Canada
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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I had a wonderful experience out kayaking with David. His kayaking trips are with you and your group only - not a bunch of strangers. David and I went 2.5 miles out into the ocean - exhilarating! He knew so much about the water and how it moved that I felt 100% comfortable out there. He also shared a wealth... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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59 reviews 59 reviews
14 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Dave is a pioneer in the field of kayak fishing and holds a world record for catching a tuna or barracuda? Sorry Dave, I couldn't remember. Anyways, don't forget us little Canadians once you get famous with either Discovery or Nat Geo for trail-blazing your new sport! Anyways, after doing an abundance of research, we decided to do a Kayak... More 

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Eugene, OR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We asked for a quiet, nature based kayaking experience, and that is just what we got. David was friendly, professional, and lots of fun! We surfed the waves in the bay, watched green sea turtles feed, and had a peaceful trip up the river. He was very good at assessing our kayaking skills and worked with us appropriately. We felt... More 

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Kaneohe, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Dave is a record-holding kayak fisherman so I was looking forward to booking a trip with him. My expectations were more than met. Not only did we get hooked up with a bunch of papio, I like the fact he teaches sustainable fishing- take only what you will eat. He has great knowledge about the islands and provides interesting and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

Our guide, David, was a wealth of information and extremely helpful. He was very concerned with our well being and was attuned to every aspect of our tour. He guided us on the kayaks, the hike and rock climb and rock jumping into the ocean. It was an absolute blast! Highly recommend David and Coastal Kayak Tours!

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Pinehurst, North Carolina
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We were visiting our friends in Oahu, and I really wanted to go kayaking. I had pre-booked this tour with David to Chinaman's Hat and had really high expectations. David lived up to my hopes. We had such a fantastic time! The kayaking was wonderful and the hike, though a bit tough for my 49 y/o out-of-shape body, was beautiful.... More 

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Zion, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Coastal Kayak Tours was the right fit for us. They were quick to communicate with us availability via email and were flexible with our schedule – we set the time and they met us there. We met on Haleiwa Beach and Dave, our instructor, already had the kayaks ready to go for us. Even though we were a mite late,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

David is an amazing tour guide. The six of us from two different families went to china mans hat. David explained everything, and I even picked his brain about fishing as he is corporately sponsored. He happily informed me and I caught several fish on his advice.

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Thank you Charlie... I am stoked you were able to catch some fish while visiting Oahu... MAHALO!!!! More 

Canberra Australia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
27 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

As others have noted, David is an experienced and knowledgeable guide. Our group of 6 were experienced, but David took time to go over the basics and made sure we were set before heading of on our 3 hour tour around Haleiwa. We were guided to secluded beach spots where we saw plenty of turtles and other sea creatures. Dave... More 

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Abilene, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Our family of four signed up for a tour with David and Trina with Coastal Kayak Tours. The day came and it was not safe for us to be out on the open seas. They met us anyone to help give us ideas on what other things we could do with that day and rescheduled our kayak adventure. From the... More 

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