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Stand Up Paddle Lessons -- Rainbow Watersports Adventures

Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712
+1 808-372-9304
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Great time with my nine year old son!

We had a really wonderful sunset paddle session with Heidi. My son loves the ocean but is a little... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
sew1979
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Kapolei, Hawaii
Great Kayak Experience

Very good location on North Shore of Oahu. Kenny, Jacy & Steve are very personable hosts. We... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jay M
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FUN is our mission! Learn to stand up paddle in a calm bay and a lush river where you are greeted by sea turtles, fish, and peacocks. Along the way, our friendly instructors, all of whom are certified lifeguards, will teach you the skills to be confident stand up paddlers. We guarantee that you can stand up and that you'll have a great time with us. Come by yourself or with a group. Join a group with other paddlers, or take our popular private lessons. Private Lessons are 2 hours and photos are available free of charge. We are available from sun-up to sun-down. We do not have set times; we go when it is convenient for you. If your time permits, come experience our spectacular Sunset Lesson. Ready for even more paddling fun? Join us for our astounding coastal adventure (come see the dolphins!) or our Twilight GLOW paddle, where the boards light up the ocean floor! Stand up paddling with Rainbow Watersports is an ideal activity for paddlers of all abilities, experience, and ages (4 and up). Come drink in our aloha spirit and enjoy what many visitors are calling “the best activity on the island”!
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a really wonderful sunset paddle session with Heidi. My son loves the ocean but is a little nervous when he can't touch. Heidi was incredibly patient with him and got him standing up a few times. Otherwise he stayed on his knees and...More

Thank sew1979
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good location on North Shore of Oahu. Kenny, Jacy & Steve are very personable hosts. We kayaked down a lazy river and saw many large turtles. We are novices and felt very comfortable.

Thank Jay M
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Fantastic! We thoroughly enjoyed our family of four, paddle board experience. Most of us had been on a paddle board before however even if you have not, no worries, these are the rentals/guides for you - as they will adjust the outing for you. We...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We had such a good time learning to paddle board, watching the sunset and then looking for sea life with lights under our boards. Raye was our instructor and guide and she was fantastic. A ton of fun to talk to besides learn from. It...More

Thank Rene C
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Heidi was fantastic! Great teacher, our 2 teenage sons had a blast on their lesson. Also, we got great pictures from Rainbow Watersports of the entire experience!

Thank ewillk
StandupPaddleGirl, Owner at Stand Up Paddle Lessons -- Rainbow Watersports Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2017

Thanks for the review! Photos come free with all our private lessons. Glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 16 August 2017

We took this tour in July with Mariah and Heidi and it was amazing! They got our family of 4 up and paddling in no time at all. The river we explored was perfect setting to learn the ins and outs of paddleboarding, while learning...More

Thank ljmcsorley
StandupPaddleGirl, Owner at Stand Up Paddle Lessons -- Rainbow Watersports Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2017

I'm so grateful you noticed the "aloha" we try to share with all our paddlers. We LOVE taking out families, and your daughter was no trouble at all.Younger paddlers always get a 1-1 instructor for added safety and increased enjoyment for all.

Reviewed 15 August 2017

My family and i had our first SUP lesson by Kiana and she was super helpful and friendly throughout. Offering to take multiple photos and not rushing us at all, her directions were clear and she made all of us feel very safe. We also...More

Thank natkaate
StandupPaddleGirl, Owner at Stand Up Paddle Lessons -- Rainbow Watersports Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2017

It's Hawaii -- why rush? :) It's all about giving your group the customized experience you're hoping for.

Reviewed 12 August 2017

As a couple completely new to SUP in our late 50's we found Rainbow SUP to be fantastic. Mariah, our tutor was clear and expert in her instruction offering many great tips.Great company on our 2 hour paddle in the estuary and river. Totally recommend...More

Thank lonelydog
StandupPaddleGirl, Owner at Stand Up Paddle Lessons -- Rainbow Watersports Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2017

50+ year olds are still young guns! Yes, you would LOVE the Twilight lesson! And turtles are common throughout the day, but morning and evenings are best for viewing them in the river.

Reviewed 9 August 2017

Going down the river is a very nice and easy way to relax and enjoy some nature, be it that there will be tons of other people you can have a blast. round trip less then hour to the 3rd bridge. That was my first...More

Thank northcoasthardware
StandupPaddleGirl, Owner at Stand Up Paddle Lessons -- Rainbow Watersports Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2017

1 hour rental is sufficient if just going up the river and back. Most people choose to rent for 1.5 hours to also enjoy going across the bay. If you have a big group, I recommend 2 hours. New paddlers get to enjoy a dryland...More

Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Great experience with Cedric and Megan on 31st July - we opened the week with an 8am sunrise lesson with our 3 kids (11, 9 and 9) who really enjoyed the lesson ... paddled from the ocean into the river with sea turtles passing by...More

Thank Jonathan A
StandupPaddleGirl, Owner at Stand Up Paddle Lessons -- Rainbow Watersports Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2017

For our paddlers who are willing and able to come first thing in the morning, you get to enjoy a river and bay to yourselves, and usually plenty turtles!

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rainbowwatersports com/pricing-and-info/lesson-pricing.html Aloha, I included the web site and we did the 2 Hour Twilight GLOW Paddle. We hooked with Heidi, who was amazing and paddle boarding at night was a beautiful... More
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