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Kailua Beach Adventures

1,656 reviews
Kailua, HI, USA
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About Kailua Beach Adventures
Kailua Beach Adventures(KBA) is the most complete water sports outfitters by Kailua Beach. Specializing in guided kayak tours, kayak rentals, snorkeling, stand-up-paddling, boogie boards, surfing and bike rentals, KBA looks to share their 'stoke' for the ocean. As one of the only companies allowed to hold permits to kayak to the Mokulua "Twin Islands" and Flat Island, the choice is clear. The pro-shop carries all of the latest brands of sunglasses, UV-Shirts and beach accessories, and is located 100 yards from Kailua Beach Park. Free parking, showers and dressing rooms are available on site. Open 7 days/week from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, including Holidays. No Kayak Rentals or Island Tours are permitted in Kailua on Sundays but we do rent paddle boards and all other equipment.
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21 reviews
The vibrant ocean surrounding Hawaii is filled with an abundance of sea life, from turtles to colorful fish to whales. This guided kayaking tour takes you to prime locations in Kailua Bay, with the Koʻolau Mountain Range and its dormant volcanoes as a backdrop. After lunch, you’ll have access to boogie boards, snorkeling gear, and shower facilities.
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$145.55 per adult
14 reviews
Visit the bird-nesting sanctuary of Mokulua Island during a self-guided kayak adventure on Oahu’s windward coast. Explore Kailua’s offshore islands, remote beaches, hidden tide pools, and reef-protected waters at your own pace. Showers are available, with hotel pickup and drop-off in Waikiki. Kayak gear, snorkel gear, and lunch are all included.
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$103.66 per adult
649 reviews
This kayaking tour offers two ways to see the islands of Kailua Bay and its green sea turtles and bird sanctuaries—on a guided or self-guided tour. Those on the self-guided tour still receive area information and recommendations before setting out on their own. The small-group guided tour includes commentary on the area's plant and animal life, as well as round-trip transportation from select Waikiki hotels. Both versions of the tour include lunch.
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$103.66 per adult
Stand Up Paddle (SUP) Lesson
Why lay down when you can stand up? Learn to stand up paddle, or SUP, in Kailua. This ancient water sport has made a major comeback with the help of new board technology, increasing the performance and ease of riding. Stand up paddling combines the thrill of surfing with the techniques of paddling, a match made in heaven. Kailua offers a variety of conditions, from flat water cruising to moderate chop and rolling waves. Lessons generally stick to the calmest areas to practice basic strokes and techniques.
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$103.66 per adult
17 reviews
Spend the morning in a tropical paradise on this 5-hour kayak tour of Kailua and Lanikai beaches. See the Twin Island bird sanctuary (locally known as the Mokulua Islands), walk in tide pools and spot marine life, snorkel above live coral reefs and learn how to positively interact with local wildlife. The tour includes a break for a fresh picnic lunch, and your naturalist guide provides context and insights about the surroundings.
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$187.43 per adult
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a great time paddling out to Popoia Island, our guide Sonny was fantastic. We managed to catch one wave and surf the kayak. We especially appreciated Sonny's Hawaiian knowledge, as he told us about the Hawaiian history and culture of the surrounding area....More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

Great experience. Rented kayaks for day to paddle to the islands and snorkles for a week. Equipment was top notch along with all the employees. Highly recommend!!!

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Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I have rented from Kailua beach adventures probably 10-12 times over the past 5 years that I’ve lived in Hawaii. This company does it right! They have an excellent and informative staff who are all extremely knowledgeable about Kailua, the weather conditions, conservancy, etc. They...More

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Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I had a fun day at Kailua. I rented snorl;e gear and had a short walk to the beach for a fun day . I had pizza and a drink included which was around the corner and was good. I really enjoyed good service being...More

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Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Kailua Beach Adventures was and AMAZING experience. Have to admit I was very scared of going out into open ocean on a kayak but Mike and Chad were amazing guides. They always had my back and we're great at training us on how to navigate...More

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Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The van driver picked us up in Waikiki and made the trip enjoyable with her local knowledge and stories. Our tour guide, Sonny, made sure we knew what we were doing and made sure the entire tour was enjoyable for everyone. There were eight of...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Kailua Beach is very professionally ran with knowledgable and friendly staff. We did a self guided tour, and the team did a great job in getting us ready and feeling comfortable for our solo Trek. I am used to sit in lake kayaks, the only...More

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Date of experience: May 2019
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DevinMoody, Manager at Kailua Beach Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha and thank you so much for the great review! The backrests are adjusted by pulling the strap tighter or by loosening them. I am sorry we didn't have a chance to go over this with you. I guess that is another small reason why...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The entire team at KBA did an outstanding job. Marty took my call when I first tired to book a rental and he was very informative and patient with my questions. Once I arrived he went step by step to help me understand what would...More

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Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It would be even better if they had the stuff at the beach instead of walking it yourself but great time

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Date of experience: April 2019
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DevinMoody, Manager at Kailua Beach Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha and mahalo for joining! Walking the kayaks to the beach is all part of the experience as the City does not allow commercial drop offs.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I rented kayaks from Kailua Beach Adventures with a group of friends and went out to the Mokes. Ashton booked our rentals and made sure we had everything we needed. She was helpful and friendly in explaining our kayaking options. I highly recommend KBA and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Quynh G
May 13, 2019|
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Response from HawaiiCharlie | Reviewed this property |
There is no age restriction, but each person that goes out needs to be able to fit into a life jacket per safety rules enforced by the coast guard.
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JCDFROG
March 15, 2019|
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Response from DevinMoody | Property representative |
Hi there! We open at 8 am and close at 5pm. We recommend going early to give yourself enough time to explore the beautiful bay.
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mom_and_jt
July 30, 2018|
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Response from DevinMoody | Property representative |
Aloha Paul and thank you for your question! We offer a 2-Hour Guided Kayak Excursion to Flat Island that is suitable for kids 8 and up and is probably your best bet! Our Twin Islands Kayak Tour (5-Hour) has a minimum age... More
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