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Review of Shaka Kayaks

Shaka Kayaks
Ranked #7 of 15 things to do in Kahuku
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Paddle through Kawela Bay in an area that in ancient times was reserved for the Ali'i or hawaiian royalty. View beautiful coral reefs, tropical fish, and WWII wreckage just 3 feet below the Peekaboo™ window on your kayak. Stop at a honu "cleaning station" and watch as some of our green sea turtles get cleaned. For adventure seekers you have the option to surf your kayaks on small 1' waves or try out the sport your guides invented: Stand Up Kayaking! Explore the secluded Kawela Beach and hike through the jungle tunnel to explore the WWII bunker at Protection Point. Swim in the calm waters of the bay or bird watch for endangered species on one of the many hiking trails through the forest. Relax and enjoy the local refreshments provided for you by your guide. Your keiki will help you search for the buried treasure with the map they find on the trip. Along the shore you can see lava tubes, small sea caves and blowholes. While kayaking, watch out for the two dozen resident sea turtles the Turtle Bay is named after. Visit the "Lost" Banyan Tree where the hit TV show Lost, Pirates of the Caribbean IV and Hunger Games 2 were filmed. Optionally you can decide to stay longer at Kawela Bay and your guide can provide you with a walking map of the 2 mile trail back to Turtle Bay Resort.
Useful Information: Activities for young children
Reviewed November 6, 2009

We had a great time on this kayak tour, it was one of our favorite things we did while on Oahu! Scott greeted us at the resort with all smiles and a great personality. Our guide was Drew, and he was very informative and a lot of fun! We got the single kayaks with the windows in the bottom; I would recommend those! They're very neat! A turtle swam underneath mine! We saw a lot of turtles, they said it was one of their higher days! After we kayaked around the bay area, they provided a snack, and then gave us the option of a tour which took us to a WWII bunker and the Banyan tree from LOST. I would recommend this kayak trip to anyone!

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Reviewed September 30, 2009

We took Scott's kayak adventure and we had such a blast. First off, I should say that this was our first kayak trip and we are not sea people. From the first moment we met up with Scott, he kept the trip fun, light, informative, and interesting. We went out on the kayaks and we saw so many turtles. The total trip was about a couple of hours long and so convenient with round trip service to turtle bay resort. I highly recommend it.

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Reviewed May 26, 2016
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