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Kona Boys The Beach Shack

Open today: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Kona Boys The Beach Shack
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Kona Boys - Beach Shack offer beach boy services with aloha. Located on the sand at Kamakahonu Bay, behind the King Kamehameha Kona Beach Hotel and next to Kailua Pier, this is a one stop shop for ocean equipment and activities. Join the crew at...more
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75-5660 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3612
+1 808-329-2345
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great spot. I was really impressed by how hard the two employees worked to get things ready in the morning. Lots of hustle. That lead me to inquire about taking out a canoe with my party, and it ended up being the highlight of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Let me tell you, when three generations of, um, strong willed individuals are headed into the open ocean with nothing but a canoe and one witness, things could go very wrong. Oooorrrr, you could have Eden as your guide and she will somehow manage to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank NICHOLE K
Reviewed October 30, 2018

I did a group SUP class today, taught by Will. I've been SUP'ing for several years on calm waters but this was my first time on the ocean. Will offered some tips to correct my stance and boost my confidence on the open water. This...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank B-Long77
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Today’s transportation. Thanks to the best outrigger guide Justin. Great workout- just me and LCL, with Justin steering.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank BCL50
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Family Outrigger Canoe in the Open Ocean! We visited Hawaii for our summer vacation in 2018 - the Big Island, Oahu and Kauai. We stayed at the Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha Kona Beach hotel and were blessed with a great view of the King...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Michael V
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Our cruise ship stopped in Kona and we spent half a day at a beach near where the tender docked. The Kona Boys Beach Shack was there and offers an outrigger canoe ride. We took that with a young man whise last name is Rozier....More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Jeanne G
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Kayak? Stand Up Paddle Boarding? Snorkel? Why decide! At Kona Boys, they have it all! Eden, Dylan and Lakin were so helpful with setting us up with SUPs during Ironman. So much fun to paddle out to the coffee boat or just lazy around on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

We are here for a week in Kona and wanted a local day on the water. We chose Kona Boys after reading their great online reviews. We called ahead and made a same day reservation for the 1 hour outrigger boat tour. The team was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Brian C
Reviewed September 10, 2018

My Partner and I had reserved an outrigger canoe session through the Shack the weekend of the canoeing race, so we had to postpone our appointment. We were not disappointed with our postponement. Not only was it a beautiful day, we were able to paddle...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Homer P
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Their shack is on the tiny beach behind the pier, in front of the King K Hotel. They have another location on the road to captain cook — where you can pick up kayaks to explore the area after strapping them on the roof of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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August 30, 2017|
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Response from islandcarp | Property representative |
Mahalo for the question. there are several different ways to visit Captain Cook monument. If you hike to the destination and only need to rent snorkel gear, the cost for daily rentals is $12. If you would like to paddle... More
Michelle P
May 14, 2017|
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Response from islandcarp | Property representative |
generally the spinners are most active in the early morning. they are nocturnal and usually go into their sleep cycle in the mid morning. I would recommend the 8am or 9am canoe ride for the best opportunity to see... More