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Kauai Bound

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Best place for snorkel gear

Came here based on the reviews from Trip advisor and was not disappointed. Chris is super helpful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Orlando, Florida
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Great equipment, incredible service!

If you're going to rent snorkeling equipment in Kauai, go here. Seriously. Chris was incredibly... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2018
Framingham, Massachusetts
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Aloha, Kauai Bound is a locally owned and operated snorkel and golf equipment rental shop with a new location in Lihue. Walking distance from the cruise ships and the Marriott, just off Kalapaki Bay, Kauai Bound will get you set up with your...more
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3486 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1711
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here based on the reviews from Trip advisor and was not disappointed. Chris is super helpful and friendly. We rented our gear, it came with de-fogger and a fish chart and Chris even marked a map of where to go. He was 100% right...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

If you're going to rent snorkeling equipment in Kauai, go here. Seriously. Chris was incredibly helpful, patient, and informative. He put a lot of thought and effort into the selection of the equipment he carries, and after renting sub-standard equipment from Snorkel Bob's on Oahu,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank eschnur
Reviewed August 10, 2018

We rented 2 sets of snorkel gear for a week based on reviews. Perfect set up. Dropped by the shop after leaving the airport. It is only a couple of miles away. Rented the gear for a week- approx $27 weekly rate per set at...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

We love using Kauai Bound every time we visit Kauai for our snorkel gear. Chris is simply the best at fitting us with top of the line gear and so friendly. The prices are very reasonable, and he's also very knowledgeable on where to snorkel...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Julie R
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

This is a great local place to rent snorkel gear. The owner posts daily updates on Facebook about the weather and other fun things to do. He is also great at telling you where to go for snorkeling, hikes and whatever else you are interested...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lisa L
Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

Me and my family went here to rent snorkel gear. Great prices and the gear is new and in great condition. I rented the new full mask. Nice clean and orderly store with very competitive prices. He explained the way the new style masks work....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jason M
Reviewed January 12, 2018 via mobile

Chris was extremely helpful and knowledgeable about where to go anywhere on the island. He seemed genuine in his desire to make sure we were going to have the best experience possible while snorkeling and his suggestions did not disappoint! I would definitely recommend this...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank barronnoah
Reviewed December 20, 2017

In or near Lihue, this is the place to go for a locally-owned and operated rental shop for snorkel gear (and golf clubs, if you're into that sport). Chris Holmes, the owner, is very knowledgeable about gear and the best places to snorkel. I find...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank jeremyk370
Reviewed October 10, 2017

We spent 2 weeks in Kauai and rented our snorkel gear form Chris who owns the shop. We not only got great gear at a good price but alot of advice and made a friend on kauai :-) If you are renting snorkel gear (and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

We rented three sets of (men’s and women’s) clubs for a round while on the island and had a great experience here. Clubs were exactly what we needed, good quality and in great shape. Price was right. Owner couldn’t have been friendlier either. Have us...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Chris H, Owner at Kauai Bound, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2017

Aloha! Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a great review for my shop. :) I hope to see you out here again so you can play a few more of the excellent courses.

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May 2, 2017|
Response from Chris H | Property representative |
Aloha! I am afraid that I am a snorkel shop and do not do scuba diving. I can highly recommend Fathom Five Divers in Koloa on the south shore or Sea Sport Divers in Poipu or Kapa`a.
January 4, 2017|
Response from Chris H | Property representative |
Aloha! I afraid that I do not rent either. There is a great little spot around the corner from my shop that does SUP rentals and the Just Live! Zipline tours now rents out kayaks and will even deliver to the location where... More