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Address: 59-444 Makana Road, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712
Phone Number: (808) 638-9100
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Epic Bachelor Party

Dave was an exceptional guide for our bachelor party of 13 on a trip to Chinamans Hat Island. Thoroughly recommend Dave and team for any kayaking adventure.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Matt I
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Dave was an exceptional guide for our bachelor party of 13 on a trip to Chinamans Hat Island. Thoroughly recommend Dave and team for any kayaking adventure.

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Rough and Ready, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour was an amazing experience. I wish I had booked the five hour tour. I Kayaked to China Man's Hat the tiny Island (Mokoli'i) off Oahu then hiked up it. David "booge-D" Elgas the tour master was super informative about the Islands history. He kept the tour interesting by explaining how fish were caught in the ancient fishing pools,... More 

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Moneta, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had scheduled for 2 hours on North Shore; but, the surf was HUGE. David called ahead to talk through our options and we elected a day later for Kahana Bay. We are newbies at kayaking but felt very comfortable and very safe with David as guide. As stated by others, David is very knowledgeable, history, flora, fauna, fish; he... More 

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We kayaked out to Chinaman's Hat, climbed it, spent some time swimming, then kayaked back and around the shore. I loved it! The view are amazing, and Boogie D, the guide, is very friendly and full of cool stories. Do be aware that the only way to get to the top of the Hat is by climbing to rock faces.... More 

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Thank SEHendrix
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

We did the 5-hour kayak trip out to China Man's Hat. On the small island, we took a terrific hike to the top and had a wonderful swim off of a small beach. Afterward, we paddled to a secluded beach spot on Oahu before kayaking along the shore to do some exploring. Along the way, we rode some waves, saw... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

My family and I did the 5 hour trip to Chinaman's Hat when we were in Oahu last week. David and his wife put together a wonderful trip. The trip was private and customized. We paddled out to the island and then hiked to the top. After the hike we walked to the other side of the island and swam.... More 

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Thank jbirdfly
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

David, our guide was really flexible and worked around our schedule. We paddled out in the open ocean, and also up a river. We had a great time and learned a lot about Hawai along the way. Highly recommend this if you're visiting the north shore!

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Thank m w
Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We thoroughly recommend Dave's 7 hour ocean kayak tour from Sunset to Hali'ewa. His knowledge of surfing, fishing, Hawaiian history and culture was amazing. With the trade winds and currents in your favour, Dave's guidance and frequent stops, the trip was much easier than we expected. Definitely put this on your list of things to do.

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Thank Jill F
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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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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