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Waikiki Beach Services

161 reviews
Honolulu, HI, USA
About Waikiki Beach Services
Waikiki Beach Services was founded in 1955 with a mission to deliver a first-class, quality water experience to all visitors in Waikiki through interaction with the legendary Waikiki Beachboys. We offer Surfing Lessons, Stand-Up Paddling Lessons, Outrigger Canoe SUrfing rides and also rent out surfboards and various beach equipments.
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11 reviews
Go canoeing the Hawaiian way, in an outrigger canoe, during this 30-minute activity from Honolulu. With your experienced guide, paddle out into the ocean and catch at least 2 waves. Learn about the history of Hawaiian outrigger canoeing, once the official sport of the Hawaiian Royal family, from your captain as he steers the canoe and you paddle. Suitable even for non-swimmers, the canoes carry 4 to 6 people of all ages and abilities.
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$26.18 per adult
Beach Umbrella and Chair Set Rental
2 reviews
Pre-book your beach umbrella and chair set for an easy and relaxing way to enjoy a day on Waikiki Beach. Settle in right in front of the Royal Hawaiian Hotel and enjoy the beautiful views of Diamond Head and the ocean as you relax under the shade. Bathrooms are conveniently located at Duke’s Waikiki restaurant and check-in is 15 minutes before your scheduled time.
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$52.36 per adult
Kepoikai Catamaran Charter
1 review
Cruise the waters off Waikiki on this private catamaran. During this 1-hour activity, invite up to 37 of your friends and family on board for a journey down the coast of Waikiki and around to Diamond Head. Bring your cameras for fantastic photo ops. Relax on board with your party for special occasions such as weddings, family reunions or birthdays. Multiple departure times offered throughout the day make this a flexible activity that's easy to fit into your schedule while on Oahu.
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$1,256.55 per adult
Outrigger Canoe Charter
1 review
Cruise around the waters off Oahu in your own personal Hawaiian outrigger canoe. With a licensed captain as your guide, book this boat by the hour for your party of 4 to 6 people. Admire views of Waikiki and Diamond Head looming above from your vantage point out on the water. Choose your own itinerary or even challenge another outrigger to a race. Passengers of all experience levels, including children and non-swimmers, are welcome.
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$314.14 per adult
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the easiest and best thrill you will get in Oahu - just rock up to the desk on the sand in front of the Royal Hawaiian, hand over $25, wait for the boat to fill, and off you go. There are no set...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LucyKate
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I boogie boarded for many years and loved the rush and sense of freedom. Now outrigger canoe surfing is going to take its place. The captain and his crew were awesome, friendly, told us how to paddle and were extremely good with the age range...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank activeoldster
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We travel as a group of 5, and to a person, this was one of our top events of a 9-day stay in Hawaii (Maui and Oahu). Tom was our guide and was an excellent communicator and leader. After our 2 rides on the waves,...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 25, 2019 via mobile

If you are wanting to try surfing in Hawaii (and you should because it’s the most fun you will have!!) go to these guys. I came with zero experience and a terrible sense of spacial awareness and vestibular aptitude (seriously I run into things all...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Boxpenguin
Reviewed April 25, 2019 via mobile

We had our first surf lessons ever today with Waikiki Beach Services. There are a lot of locations but we were at the one in front of the Royal Hawaiian. Iza (spelling?) was our instructor. We had a great day, good waves, and learned a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank KyraGallup
Reviewed April 23, 2019

Our family surfed for the first time and had 2 instructors take us out and up on our boards in no time. The instructors were fun, and very helpful with their instructions on where and how to stand on the board. Overall a great experience...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank pennythought
WaikikiBeachServices, Manager at Waikiki Beach Services, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2019

Aloha, PennyThought! Mahalo for your generous 5 star rating and the nice comment about the experience of our surf lessons. As you have mentioned, we provided 1 instructor for your 11 yr old child, as kids age 12 yr and younger must take one-on-one Private...More

Reviewed April 17, 2019 via mobile

We had 3 eager young boys, 7, 9, and 10 from the Pacific Northwest visiting for a few weeks. Born and raised in Hawaii, I taught my sons to surf when they were at a similar age over 20 years ago. I have been familiar...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Esmond C
Reviewed March 30, 2019

I think it should be clear that the $75 pays for 2 hours only not full day. It was great to be out of the sun but unless you are in the front roe your view of the water is limitedMore

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank beck55
WaikikiBeachServices, Manager at Waikiki Beach Services, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2019

Aloha, Beck55. Not sure if you have used our service as our umbrella set rentals are priced at $50 for all day. Will you please recheck and if it is not our service, we would really appreciate if you could kindly remove your review or...More

Reviewed March 25, 2019

First off I travel back and forth to the mainland several times a year and have sailed on too many sails to count. But I have to say this is a Catamaran and Crew that is my favorite by far!! The Catamaran is beautiful and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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WaikikiBeachServices, Manager at Waikiki Beach Services, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2019

Aloha, Sccrmom3, and "Mahalo" for your taking time to post a generous 5 star review! We are glad that you had a wonderful time on Kepoikai Catamaran! We look forward to seeing you and your ohana in the near future again! Mahalo!

Reviewed March 18, 2019 via mobile

Had 3 first time surfing teens. Called what sounds like a reputable group for lessons on a day that was predicted to be rife with swells and rough seas. The theee has a fantastic lesson and all were able to stand and “surf” within a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank stephespinoza
WaikikiBeachServices, Manager at Waikiki Beach Services, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2019

Aloha, Stephe! Mahalo for your kind 5 star review on our surf lessons! We are glad to hear that your kids had a wonderful time learning how to catch waves at the Waikiki Beach! We hope to have you and your ohana again soon!

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June 20, 2018|
Response from AIC808 | Property representative |
Yes, they do. It's $50 a set comes with One (1) Beach Umbrella and Two (2) Chase Lounge from 7AM. They're really nice solid set. You can book them at their website.
March 9, 2018|
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Response from oldyank2018 | Reviewed this property |
We paid $100 for up to 4 people in the canoe and $80 for the thumb drive with the pictures and videos. We are able to copy all the pictures and videos so that each of us in the canoe ride have a copy. Some places block that... More
Susan A
December 26, 2017|
Response from AIC808 | Property representative |
I would not say "Cold", but cooler compared to summer time. Not many locals wear body suits either.