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Address: 33 Hoolai St., Kailua, Oahu, HI
Phone Number: 808-261-7873
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Kayaking on Oahu

Our experience with Windward Water Sports was superb. Party of 2 adults, 1 teen + 1 preteen. Kids didn't have much experience with open ocean kayaking. The guys at WWS had... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 2, 2015
Noelle B

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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Our experience with Windward Water Sports was superb. Party of 2 adults, 1 teen + 1 preteen. Kids didn't have much experience with open ocean kayaking. The guys at WWS had helpful suggestions/options on where to go. They provided great instruction & information was easily understood by our kiddos. We rented 1 double & 2 single kayaks. Thought the price... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Nothing but progress with these guys. Dave is experienced and knows how to convey knowledge. He had me riding with one hand on my second day! I didn't expect to get this far this fast, but I'm loving it. Highly recommend,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, JM............Florida

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New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I had to pay upfront for 3hs of kiteboarding lessons (1h on 3 separate days). After the first day, subsequent lessons were cancelled repeatedly by instructor. In the end they never happened, even though I was available another 5 days! They promised me a refund, which I never received, even after a long email conversation with the owner, Jeff. He... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Jeff and all of Windward crew will make your time with watersports easy. Everything always done with highest standard level of safety. You'll never feel left and alone in the water, they have helmets with radio that will improve your learning curve and make yourself confident. They will teach you in a simple way what makes your time enjoyable and... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We went kayaking and snorkeling with these guys and our guide, Cody, was awesome! We kayaked out to Shark's Cove and climbed on the rocks, which was so beautiful and exciting. Then we kayaked over to Lanikai Beach for lunch- one of the most breathtaking beaches I've ever seen! The snorkeling there wasn't so great, but that wasn't a highlight... More 

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Kailua, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Be careful of deceptive business practices...I was interested in kite boarding, and I set up a kite boarding lesson over the phone with one of the employees at Windward. Although prices are extremely high, I still wanted to learn how to kiteboard under the impression that I could rent kites at Windward. I was not advised by the employee that... More 

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kaitown, Owner at Windward Water Sports, responded to this review

Aloha Glenn, Im sorry you had a terrible experience. However, you must have the wrong company. We do not have a cancelation fee. And, we would never charge you for a lesson not completed. We have never done that in 10+ years. In addition to that we DO rent kites. So it looks like a case of mistaken identity. If... More 

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

STAY AWAY !! I purchased 3 single kayak rentals on GROUPON. I made a reservation 2 days prior and was told the kayak's were available for the day of my reservation. I called the morning of the kayaking day asking for directions and was not told of any problem. I drove 45 minutes to get there with my family and... More 

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kaitown, Owner at Windward Water Sports, responded to this review

Aloha Mike, Let me start off by apologizing again. There was no excuse for what happened. It came down to an accidental over booking. I promise you that it was nothing more than that. We would never give out pre reserved equipment to a higher paying customer. If that were the case you would see a lot more reviews about... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Great experience! The instructors are awesome and great teachers for the most addicted adrenaline based sport. So cool watching the instructors launch over 30 feet in the air after my lesson. Kailua beach is the perfect beach to learn!

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Kailua, Hawaii
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

I have hired a two person kayak and a stand-up paddle board from these guys. They are easy to deal with, its good value for the time you get and the equipment is well maintained.

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Shaker Heights, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We got a great deal here using a Groupon for half off. They help you load on your car and gave good advice on what to do. They are not on the beach so you need to move everything yourself. So if you are lazy dont go here. We will be back next trip

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Address: 33 Hoolai St., Kailua, Oahu, HI
Phone Number: 808-261-7873
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Kailua
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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