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Shaka Kayaks

57-101 Kuilima Dr Apt 175, Kahuku, Oahu, HI 96731-2149
+1 808-381-4121
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Lots of fun!

Our guide was helpful, very knowledgeable, and super nice. We had an absolute blast kayaking! First... read more

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Reviewed 1 September 2017
judee390
A fun and informative morning

My family and I did the early morning kayak trip. We all Enjoyed it and would highly recommend it... read more

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Reviewed 23 August 2017
Alicia R
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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.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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57-101 Kuilima Dr Apt 175, Kahuku, Oahu, HI 96731-2149
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

Our guide was helpful, very knowledgeable, and super nice. We had an absolute blast kayaking! First timers but definitely felt safe. He was great!!

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shakakayaks, Owner at Shaka Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2017

Aloha, Thank you for your review and we are so happy you had a blast kayaking for the first time. Mahalo Capt. Scott.

Reviewed 23 August 2017

My family and I did the early morning kayak trip. We all Enjoyed it and would highly recommend it. Captain Scott was well-informed and fun. We learned a lot about the area from him and saw many turtles. The kids particulalry liked surfing the waves...More

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shakakayaks, Owner at Shaka Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Aloha Alicia, Mahalo for your recommending us. I really enjoyed taking your family kayaking. Captain Scott

Reviewed 20 August 2017

We really enjoyed our outing with Shaka Kayaks. The bay was beautiful and plenty of turtle sightings. Very fun and relaxing!

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shakakayaks, Owner at Shaka Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Aloha Marshall, Thank you for your review. So glad you had a fun and relaxing time.

Reviewed 19 August 2017

Liked the short nature walk and snack that was part of the tour. Easy to book and sign waivers prior to the tour

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shakakayaks, Owner at Shaka Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Aloha Heidi, mahalo nui loa for your review.

Reviewed 17 August 2017

The guides were very friendly and enthusiastic. They did a nice job of making it fun for the young children (ages 6-10). They also took nice photos to share with us, so that we did not have to bring cameras onto the kayaks. We saw...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2017

It was beautifull. Dolfins were swimming along and under the kayaks. To snorkel was great. The water was very clear and Joe and Dylan made sure we had a great time.

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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Brian met us at the hotel and transported us the short distance to the kayaks. He coached us and was a fountain of information, then he led us to shore where we continued with a short walk with John, who had even more to share...More

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shakakayaks, Owner at Shaka Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Aloha Thomas, I will make sure to let Brian and John know you had a thoroughly enjoyable experience. Mahalo for you review.

Reviewed 12 August 2017

We had the best time with Shaka and the grandkids loved it too. The sea turtles were amazing but getting to see a baby hammerhead shark was their highlight! We will definitely call Shaka the next time we're in Hawaii☺

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shakakayaks, Owner at Shaka Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Aloha. You were very lucky to see the baby hammerhead! They have been hanging around now for about a month. Mahalo for your review and see you next time your in Hawaii.

Reviewed 12 August 2017

We all had a great time on the Shaka Kayaks while on the North Shore. It was a great ending to our trip there with family.

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shakakayaks, Owner at Shaka Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

Mahalo nui loa for ending your family trip with Shaka Kayaks!

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Brian and Lexi were great. We saw multiple "honu" and really learned a lot about Kawela Bay & the North Shore! Thanks for a fun tour!

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shakakayaks, Owner at Shaka Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Aloha Kurt, glad you had a fun tour. We love talking about our honu. Mahalo.

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LeahR2013
30 January 2015|
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Response from tellurideinside | Reviewed this property |
If you are staying at Turtle Bay, doubt booking ahead is necessary, especially if you are staying a number of days, which gives you options. Best to go in the morning. Waves come up in the afternoon this time of year. Oh and... More
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