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About Shaka Kayaks
Paddle through Kawela Bay in an area that in ancient times was reserved for the Ali'i or hawaiian royalty. Help your guides to spot one of our many Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles for our citizen science ID project. Stop at a honu "cleaning station" and watch as some of our Honu line up to get cleaned. For adventure seekers you have the option to surf your kayaks on small 1' waves at the end of the trip or just relax and enjoy the calm protected waters of the bay. End the trip with local refreshments and a visit to the "Lost" Banyan Tree which is the site of many TV Shows and Movies including Lost, Jumanji 2, Pirates of the Caribbean IV and Hunger Games Catching Fire.
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Sarah H wrote a review Jun 2020
Saint Clair Shores, Michigan13 contributions4 helpful votes
I bought this for my dad as his birthday present. We had an amazing time - words really can’t describe it. Gorgeous water, turtles and kayaks. The guides were Incredible- sharing the history of the lagoon as well as so much info about the turtles and SO patient with people who
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Cindy F wrote a review Mar 2020
Boston, Massachusetts18 contributions8 helpful votes
We loved the kayaking, mike made it fun and very informative. We had a great time. It was fantastic! not crowded. Nice snack of fresh pineapple after paddling.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from shakakayaks, Owner at Shaka Kayaks
Responded Mar 30, 2020
Aloha Cindy, I will let Mike know that he was fun and very informative. Mahalo nui loa for your review of Shaka Kayaks as fantastic and I'm glad you had a great time. Capt. Scott
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Ski579 wrote a review Mar 2020
Kailua, Hawaii1 contribution
Exceptional experience! Worth the money, you get to see about 10-12 turtles and the guides and very friendly and knowledgeable! Great for couples, families, friends and even just yourself!
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Response from shakakayaks, Owner at Shaka Kayaks
Responded Mar 30, 2020
Aloha, mahalo nui loa for reviewing Shaka Kayaks as an exceptional experience that is worth the money. Capt. Scott
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Brendan B wrote a review Mar 2020
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Loved seeing the honu up close. The surf kayaking was fun and exhilarating. Good exercise. Also thank you for the advice to walk back to Turtle bay rather than just riding in the van. Great experience for my daughter and me. Wishing all a safe and healthy few months through
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from shakakayaks, Owner at Shaka Kayaks
Responded Mar 27, 2020
Aloha Brendan, mahalo nui loa for joining us on our last day before temporary closure. We ended up on such a spectacular day with the honu and look forward to being able to open up in a few months. For now the honu have the bay all to themselves. Stay safe. Capt. Scott
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宋*智 wrote a review Mar 2020
Singapore, Singapore6 contributions
Mike took us to see sea turtles, wreck in the ocean and taught us how to kayak all at the same time. Was fun and learned a lot.
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Responded Mar 25, 2020
Aloha, mahalo nui loa for your review of Shaka Kayaks as fun and informative. I'm glad you learned a lot. Capt. Scott
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