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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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Perfect day with Kona Boys

Today we had a perfect day through Kona Boys. We booked the Midday Meander and we fortunate that 1... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
klfr
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Ajax, Ontario
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Kona Boys the best

These boys were great. After being disappointed by another company who just didn't arrive for our... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Julia G
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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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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Today we had a perfect day through Kona Boys. We booked the Midday Meander and we fortunate that 1) we were the only people on the tour and 2) we had Nathan as our tour guide. It couldn't have been a better experience. Nathan was...More

Thank klfr
Reviewed 6 days ago

These boys were great. After being disappointed by another company who just didn't arrive for our trip, We stumbled upon these guys. Joe was great and organised an afternoon trip for us even though booking is usually done a day in advance. Nathan then took...More

Thank Julia G
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had an easy kayak paddle across the bay, watching astonishing spinner dolphins. We snorkeled above a coral reef with schools of very colorful fish. Groups are limited to 12, but we had only 3. Nathan was very knowledgeable and extremely helpful. We are both...More

Thank Nancy J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great kayak tour with two great guides named Nathan and Will! Super cool snorkeling and great food! Lots of cool facts and history. Loved it and recommend to anyone!

Thank Hanna E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the morning magic tour with Joe and Justin. Great day, we saw many dolphins in the Bay. Two great guys.

Thank amozeleski
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the morning magic tour to capn cook with Joe and Justin, two great guys. Helpful, informative, never condescending, and seemed to be genuinely enjoying themselves. Never felt rushed or pushed. Never felt like I was a burden to be endured, that they were doing...More

1  Thank wwhite56
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely morning with our guide Joe. We were debating whether to just rent kayaks but we felt like the extra money for the guided tour was well spent. The equipement was great, Joe was fun and knowledgable, and the permit to actually...More

1  Thank MrsLaine
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the highlights of our trip to The Big Island was our afternoon kayaking and snorkeling tour to Captain Cook's Monument with the Kona Boys! We had a blast with our tour guide, Dylan! He was very professional and knowledgeable. Dylan provided us with...More

1  Thank TamzinBoo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I went on a morning kayak and snorkel tour of Kealakekua Bay this morning. Chose these guys because they looked the "the most legit" to me when I was doing my Florida internet research. Ali'i was our tour guide and he was...More

1  Thank Jeremy L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a private outrigger session with our guide, Eden. It was amazing...we paddled over to the spot where we had seen the dolphins earlier in the morning. It was a perfect distance for our first outrigger experience. Eden was a great instructor and gave...More

2  Thank joaniec599
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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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