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Kohala Coast Hawaiian Canoe Paddling Adventure Quick Confirmation


Paddle and Ride the waves with Hulakai

Paddle down the Kohala coast towards a black sand beach in a traditional Hawaiian Canoe. Your Steersman is lifeguard certified and a local expert. Get ready for a real Hawaiian Experience!

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Take a voyage to old Hawaii in a traditional Hawaiian Canoe. Feel the Mana from the Wa’a ( Canoe) as we paddle towards a black sand beach. Your steersman will first teach you the proper technique of paddling and getting the crew on proper timing. There are no motors here just you and the canoe so bring your A- game. Paddling can be either leisurely or rigorous you do get to set your own pace. Canoe paddling is a very popular sport here in the Islands for everyone from keiki to Kapuna. Come check out what all the locals are doing!
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Adult/Child (Age 5 & over)
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USD 82.83
Infant (Age 0-4)
GE Tax included
  • Duration: 1.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Weekday
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Flotation devices / Guide
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
  • Schedule
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  • Check-out
    Time & Location

  • 08:00 Check-in at Hulakai Beach Hut
  • 08:30 Hawaiian Canoe Adventure (1 Hr)
  • 09:30 Check-out
    • A minimum of two participants are required for this activity.
    • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
    • If less than 2 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
    • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Swimsuit
Additional Note(s)
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • Complimentary parking is available at the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a minimum of 2.
Activity provider
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Are you required to wear a life jacket?
  • Yes, wearing a life jacket is required for canoe surfing.
Do I need to be able to swim to participate?
  • Being able to swim is not required, however, if you don't know how to swim then you will be required to wear a life jacket. You must also be able to paddle and participate in this activity.
How many people are there in a tour group?
  • Canoe Surfing is limited to a maximum group size of three (3).
What if the canoe flips over?
  • You will be briefed on shore before the activity begins in case of that happening so you know what to do.
What kind of experience do the guides have?
  • Locally owned and operated and willing to share their expertise and "Island Aloha" with you! Jun, the owner, was born and raised on the Big Island of Hawaii and has a vast water knowledge stemming from decades of surfing, canoe paddling, sailing, and running the water safety patrol in Hawaii. Along with Jun, all instructors and guides are friendly, knowledgeable and trained and certified in water safety patrol, there to ensure your complete safety and fun on all your adventures!
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 21:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 82.83
USD 82.83

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(5.00/5.00) 5.00 / 5
(7 reviews)

Pick-up Not available
Duration 1.5 hour(s)
Availability Weekday


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by: Lisa Leon
This was the best idea we had to add to our Hawaiian vacation. I felt very lucky that my family of 3 had a private tour via the ocean from a native. Chris was AWESOME. Super nice. Shared a lot of ...more
by: Mary from San Diego
This was a fun activity, and totally safe. Our 4 yr old was not too excited at first, but later enjoyed it as we went out into the ocean. The highlight for her was getting to touch the water while sit...more
by: Mr. Anonymous
Canoe surfing was a lot of fun! It is like surfing on a canoe. Our 4 yo and 6 yo kids loved it, too. It does take a lot of effort on the adults part so be prepared to paddle. Our guide was excelle...more

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Kohala Coast Hawaiian Canoe Paddling Adventure