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Hawaiian Ocean Adventures

56 reviews
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Kaneohe, HI, USA
About Hawaiian Ocean Adventures
Aloha, we are proud to be a Hawaiian owned business. We are permitted to run cultural ocean activities in the state of Hawaii. Our Captains and crew are certified, safety is our #1 priority. Learn about our culture in a true authentic way. We hand built all our Hawaiian sailing canoes, much like our ancestors did thousands of years ago. This activity combines the adventure of sailing the beautiful blue green waters of our islands and the unique cultural experience of sailing on a vessel that has been used by Hawaiians for generations. Great for all levels of experience, kid friendly. While on board, you will learn about the area, how Hawaiians used these vessels, sit back and relax or paddle along with us. We also have kayaks, stand up boards and snorkel gear. Mahalo for supporting Hawaiian owned businesses.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Joe was awesome! The sailing canoe took us along the shoreline and we got to see a lot of the beauty of the Oahu. 10/10 would recommend and can’t wait till I come back to go again!

Date of experience: June 2019
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HakipuuTerry, Guest Relations Manager at Hawaiian Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Mahalo nui. We are so happy you had a great time. Aloha

Reviewed June 5, 2019 via mobile

Had a wonderful time with Neil and Maka ! Both of them are great guides for this one hour trip, very knowledge about this beautiful area of Oahu. From the water we were able to see amazing scenic views and several dolphins playing in the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 5, 2019 via mobile

Two thumbs up on this excursion! Our captains Neil and Maka were fantastic guides- so knowledgeable and full of interesting history and culture of the islands. Maka was raised here and Neil has been on the island nearly 20 years. We saw a huge pod...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 5, 2019 via mobile

Its was are familys first time in Hawaii and we wanted to see the island but also relax. This was the perfect tour. The crew zack Neil and his daughter where amazing and really made us feel welcome. Its was a ton of fun we...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 2, 2019

Had the chance to take a tour out of Aulani this morning with Zach and Ulana. It was a beautiful sail and an incredible view of the Waianae side from out in the water. This is a must do for any travelers or locals looking...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 8, 2019

Ryan and Neil were awesome guides! So friendly and knowledgable! Beautiful sights of the island and we even got to see a sea turtle. Great for photos! The water was so clear, we got to see some of the reef below us too. Definitely check...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 27, 2019 via mobile

Remarkable outing in a Hawaiian outrigger canoe. Too many sea turtle sightings to count! Captain Nakoa is very knowledgeable when it comes to anything ocean and is extremely friendly as well as his first mate. Great tour through Kaneohe Bay, stopping at the sand bar...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Al D
Reviewed April 19, 2019

We loved our kayak tour with Zach! He was so easy to talk to, and had so much information to share. We are total beginners at kayaking, but Zach was patient and encouraging and kept us moving along! We really appreciated his perspective as a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 4, 2019 via mobile

My family and I really enjoyed the fabulous short excursion to experience the old school way of sailing as well as admiring the beautiful coastline and sea animals from a different perspective. Thanks you Captain Neal and Zack for a wonderful tour. Will see you...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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HakipuuTerry, Guest Relations Manager at Hawaiian Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2019

Mahalo for the review. Zach and Neil are 2 of our best!! Aloha

Reviewed March 6, 2019 via mobile

Our captain and crew was amazing! Our captain was so knowledgeable about the culture and Surroundings. We would certainly go again to experience the unforgettable feeling of witnessing all of the beauty

Date of experience: January 2019
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HakipuuTerry, Guest Relations Manager at Hawaiian Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2019

Mahalo for the nice review. We appreciate your aloha.

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