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Address: Kuhio Beach State Park, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
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outrigger canoe ride

On a recent cruise to Hawaii we booked the Outrigger Canoe ride with Star Boys on Waikiki Beach, this activity was booked online and paid for several weeks before we arrived, they... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
judy e
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wollongong
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

On a recent cruise to Hawaii we booked the Outrigger Canoe ride with Star Boys on Waikiki Beach, this activity was booked online and paid for several weeks before we arrived, they were also told at the time of booking that we were only in Honolulu for one day. Upon arriving at the activity we were told by a very... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mike had the patience of a saint. He met me at 6am for a 1 hour surf lesson before work. He was really encouraging and even switched my board out for me to make it easier to learn. There was another guy working there who was a jerk and told me he had to yell at Koreans to get them... More 

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Thank Alyssa N
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Reviewed April 22, 2017

Finding the yellow beach umbrella "Star-Beach-Boys" area was easy off the Waikiki boardwalk behind the Duke Kahanamoku statue. The staff was efficient, friendly, and knew what they were doing. Within minutes of checking in we were helping to get the canoe into the water. Three waves for $20 dollars per person provided an affordable memorable adventure. I'm Polynesian and had... More 

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Thank Queenie I
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed November 25, 2016

Star Beachboys was recommended by my boyfriend's board rental company, so we went to check them out. I did a walk by the day before my planned surf lesson and was slightly put off by the ranting fellow behind the counter who didn't seem particularly friendly. However, they did come recommended, so I went back the day I wanted to... More 

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1 Thank Selina T
Sydney, Australia
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed November 18, 2016 via mobile

These beach vendors are all expensive but these guys are the cheapest by an hourly rate at 25 USD per hour and 10 per hour after. I opted to rent from another vendor who delivered at the start of the day and did a whole day for 50 USD. Surfboard Rentals near the Duke statue and were fantastic. If you... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

I am a surfer and rented a board from them to take my son out for a wave. Waikiki is a mass market tourist operation where thousands of people go through every week. These guys have been around for a long long time and they have seen it all. The guys behind the counter are old and somewhat grumpy but... More 

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2 Thank AquaPacifica
Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 5, 2016

On the 25/8/2016 my last week I was in Waikiki I took 3 surfing lessons overall. My first instructor wasn't as patient and clear with explaining the techniques as I have never had any surfing experience back in Australia. I found the first instructor got somewhat annoyed as I wasn't understanding his instructions. On the 27/8/2016 my second instructor Kini... More 

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2 Thank andy0127
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67 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Had a great lesson! Friendly and funny teacher. I'd definitely suggest going with these. Also they have a photographer that takes some great photos that you can buy after. Had a great time. Was standing up surfing within 3 attempts. Go.

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Thank BillbonesLondon
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 15, 2016

I know many people have had good surf lesson experiences, but I think it really comes down to the luck of the draw. Kiosk attendants have mastered the art of ignoring customers, lucky if you get a grunt out of them, you feel like you are really interrupting their day. The guy setting up/taking down umbrellas was smoking on a... More 

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2 Thank Bluroket
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29 reviews
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Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Our surf instructor, Dave, and the team were awesome. We had a brief on land lesson, then took to the waves. Dave was very patient even when I had difficulty. They even took photos of our lesson. We were able to keep all pictures and the rights for a fee (meaning we can post to social media without violating copyright).... More 

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