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Windward Water Sports

33 Hoolai St., Kailua, Oahu, HI
808-261-7873
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Ranked #7 of 13 Attractions in Kailua
Type: Sports Camps/ Clinics
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Sao Paulo, SP
1 review
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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4 helpful votes 4 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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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
5 helpful votes 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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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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12 helpful votes 12 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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Stoughton, Wisconsin
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18 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

We got lucky and rented a tandem kayak from these folks. What a wonderful day! The young men working here were wonderful in sharing their advice & enthusiasm for the area & kayaking in general! Thanks to some superb advice, we had an easy time getting to a seldom used beach to put our kayak in & a sweet ride... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

This company was friendly and helpful. We rented three tandem kayaks for our family. They were cheaper than other shops we looked at and friendlier.

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Keller, Texas
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Our two adult sons worked with Giri and Ben in October 2013. Learned a lot, but because they didn't have a lot of any kind of board experience, probably didn't get as far as they should have. Ben and Giri were very nice and experienced and were the perfect instructors. Recommend more time for the zero to hero kiteboarding experience... More

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