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Stand Up Paddle Lessons -- Rainbow Watersports Adventures

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Address: Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712
Phone Number: 8083729304
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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FUN is our mission! Learn to stand up paddle in a calm bay and a lush river...

FUN is our mission! Learn to stand up paddle in a calm bay and a lush river where you are greeted by sea turtles, fish, and peacocks. Along the way, our friendly instructors, all of whom are certified lifeguards, will teach you the skills to be confident stand up paddlers. We guarantee that you can stand up and that you'll have a great time with us. Come by yourself or with a group. All groups are private – we do not join you with strangers. Lessons are 2 hours and photos are available free of charge. We are available from sun-up to sun-down. We do not have set times; we go when it is convenient for you. If your time permits, come experience our spectacular Sunset Lesson. Ready for even more paddling fun? Join us for our astounding coastal adventure (come see the dolphins!)or our fitness paddle. Stand up paddling with Rainbow Watersports is an ideal activity for paddlers of all abilities, experience, and ages (4 and up). Come drink in our aloha spirit and enjoy what many visitors are calling “the best activity on the island”!

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Great Beginner's Class

Fantastic. Booked on the spur of the moment as I was nervous about taking out a paddle board for the first time from our hotel on Waikiki Beach and the thought of lessons on the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Mark H
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Limassol, Cyprus
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Limassol, Cyprus
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic. Booked on the spur of the moment as I was nervous about taking out a paddle board for the first time from our hotel on Waikiki Beach and the thought of lessons on the completely calm inlet really appealed. I'm so glad that I did, and that I chose this firm - well worth the short drive. They made... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Oh my goodness what a great time ! SUP with Rainbow Watersports and instructor/owner Heidi was a blast. Who ever thought a 60 year old could have so much fun with her family in Haleiwa! Kiddos to Raindow Watersports.

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Thank cbrose1
los angeles, California, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

WOW! what a great hostess for our first time SUP family tour! Heidi was wonderful, very patient with us, and helped us learn some new things. Going to Waimea was really a no brainer for sunsets of course, so adding on some adventure on paddle going up the river and back was really nice. We are pretty much beginners, so... More 

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Thank germipeck
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Heidi was great, very friendly and informative. Had us up and paddling in no time and taught us a few tricks too! Booked the private tour and went out to sea and down a beautiful stream. Great day, highly recommended.

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Thank PsySam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

We booked a last minute sunset paddle with Rainbow Watersports Adventures and they were accommodating and friendly in helping us to be able to make that happen on short notice. Heidi provided our large group of five with an AMAZING sunset paddle that everyone both enjoyed immensely and learned a little something about the sport and the area. We got... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

When we visit North Shore, we reserve SUP for the family to use at the beach house on Sunset. Rainbow, always delivers clean boards, in good condition. Then they pick them up at the end of the trip. Always easy going, and friendly.

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Thank NickellFamilyTravel
Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

We signed up for a couple of activities - a lesson and the sunset tour. Had to make some changes in our reservations and the folks at Rainbow Watersports made it super easy with no hassle at all. The two-hour Sunset Tour was simply incredible! Our guide, Cedric, was very helpful and informative. Unfortunately, he was leaving the day after... More 

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Thank Hugga
Redding, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

we had a great afternoon with Cedric, who was very patient, helpful and good at teaching techniques for paddle boards! We loved paddling from the bay up the river and back...so relaxing and enjoyable, especially seeing turtles! Go for it you'll have fun!!

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Thank HappyDays50
Katy, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

We had a great time with Cedric and Courtney. Good information and fabulous views. Best instructing I've ever had paddle boarding. Really took the time to teach! And the views were amazing! Loved it!

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Thank RichardandCrystal
Yardley, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Paddled with Cedric for two hours. He was very knowledgeable and pleasant. I have my own paddle board at home, but he gave me some wonderful tips. I now can pick out a jack fruit from a bread fruit tree. Thanks Cedric!

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