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Kona Boys

79-7539 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750-7909
+1 808-328-1234
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The boys were very helpful and totally awesome on loading my kayak onto my own car with foam as to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Blgjmd2
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California
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We did the Kona Boys Morning Magic Kayak and Snorkeling Tour. They are really friendly and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Nicholas S
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Portland, Oregon
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Kona's original, award winning kayak shop, serving the Big Island and specializing in Kealakekua Bay since 1995. We are a small, laid back, island style surf, kayak, and paddle board shop located on the Big Island's Kona Coast above Kealakekua Bay. Helping locals and visitors alike enjoy Hawaii's waters and providing gear for island life.
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79-7539 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750-7909
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+1 808-328-1234
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The boys were very helpful and totally awesome on loading my kayak onto my own car with foam as to not damage it and tied it down (showed me so i could do it myself)! Gave me a map of the best place to dock...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We did the Kona Boys Morning Magic Kayak and Snorkeling Tour. They are really friendly and organized and provide a very tasty lunch. The guides were very chill and fun to hang out with. The kayaking out to Captain Cook is easy and the snorkeling...More

Thank Nicholas S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

$12 for 24 hours, good equipment and easy to pick up and return. We even kept the snorkels a little late and we’re not charged a fee.

Thank Fay R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our kayak and snorkeling trip on Kealakekua Bay with Joe from Kona Boys! To begin with, the snorkeling equipment they provided was the best-fitting and most comfortable of several I tried during our stay which is very important to a good experience....More

Thank RoadTripperCT
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We used Kona Boys for renting snorkeling gear for Two Step. The gear was good quality and clean and personally fit to us by the owner. We really appreciated the time he took to explain the do’s and don’ts to help protect the animals and...More

Thank Steven M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Did a morning snorkel/kayak tour of the bay with Dylan and Joe. Had a great time, got to see lots of fish and the guides were very helpful and friendly! Also, a shoutout to Will up at the shop, another great friendly guy!

Thank John E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide was very kind and make us very safe and calm. We could see dolphin and Manta Ray on the way to site and back to bay. Staying and stepping into Captain cook place was very comfortable and make much better to snorkel at...More

Thank samjang
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ali'i was a great guide for our afternoon canoe trip. He went over the safety rules for the trip and gave us a quick lesson on the proper technique for paddling the canoe. Once we were out in the bay, we headed into the wind...More

Thank Bob36505
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my wife and my favorite adventure we did on our vacation. The company was amazing! They had everything prepared, food was top notch, our tour guides truly cared about the reef health. We are definitely going to join these guys on our return...More

Thank Jonathan G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Will and Dylan were awesome guides for our trip. They took great care of everyone on the trip and also provided a wealth of backround information on the area. Everything was provided for the trip and the staff at the shop were very helpful. We...More

Thank Steve A
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ha150
14 March 2017|
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Response from islandcarp | Property representative |
Mahalo for reaching out. We can't recommend the tour for someone with cardiovascular concerns. I can tell you that the paddle is about 2 miles round trip and we go at a relatively easy pace. The drive from Kawaihae to our... More
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Larry R
19 February 2017|
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Response from Annie H | Reviewed this property |
The drive down to the pier at Kealekekua Bay where you begin the kayak is about 20 minutes from Kona Boys.
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JKBGilbert
10 October 2016|
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Response from islandcarp | Property representative |
Aloha and mahalo for your question. A Kona Boys steersman is included with all wa'a (canoe) rides. They will help with fundamentals and share all kinds of interesting info while you paddle. Aloha Kona Boys.
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