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Kona Boys The Beach Shack

75-5660 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3612
+1 808-329-2345
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Went out with Joe this morning for a beautiful paddle. Teens enjoyed and was a fun family outing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
elisabouchard
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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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SUP-Kona Rental-Kona Boys-beach

Good and safe place to learn SUP. The crew is extremely friendly and supports you by the first... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2018
Sonja W
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Kona Boys - Beach Shack offer beach boy services with aloha. Located on the sand at Kamakahonu Bay, behind the King Kamehameha Kona Beach Hotel and next to Kailua Pier, this is a one stop shop for ocean equipment and activities. Join the crew at Kona Boys Beach Shack for Stand Up Paddle Boarding Lessons, Outrigger Canoe Rides, and Kayak Tours, or drop by to rent equipment for your next ocean adventure.
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  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“outrigger canoe” (20 reviews)
“paddle boarding” (25 reviews)
“kealakekua bay” (21 reviews)
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75-5660 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3612
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+1 808-329-2345
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went out with Joe this morning for a beautiful paddle. Teens enjoyed and was a fun family outing. Highly recommend

Thank elisabouchard
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Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Good and safe place to learn SUP. The crew is extremely friendly and supports you by the first steps on your SUP. The rental price per hour is genial, because you get SUP in a very good condition. Try your own experience with the KONA...More

Thank Sonja W
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

We three 70 year olds had a good time with the lovely Kirstin as our guide, with just the three of us paddling and her doing all the work as steer person and main paddler we paddled outside the small harbor area for a great...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Eden was a wonderful, local guide and we spend hours on paddle boards surrounded by dolphins. We also enjoyed snorkeling and relaxing under the umbrella. We completely recommend this as a chill way to enjoy Kona.

Thank Jason M
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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

My husband and I did the stand up paddle boarding, kayaking, and snorkeling 5 hour excursion. We couldn’t have possibly had more fun!! Our guide/instructor was Kristen Bennett. She was beyond AMAZING!! We had never been snorkeling, and never been on the stand up paddle...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2018

I visited Kona Boys after having just gone on a snorkeling trip and loving it so much. I got back to the dock and I decided to rent some snorkel equipment and snorkel at the beach there. They were so nice and accommodating. I had...More

Thank jamie1113
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We booked with Kona Boys after reading horror stories of other rental places in Kona and we were very happy we did. We did the 5 hour morning kayak and snorkel tour. From the moment we entered the shop for information through the tour the...More

Thank Jeremy O
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

Very friendly, laid back staff. We did the 3 hour midday meander and had tons of fun even though it was raining. The snorkeling was awesome - beautiful healthy fish and coral reefs. Kayaks are big doubles and very stable - no worries about tipping...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Outrigger canoe came with very qualified and informative guide. Didn’t see any dolphins but still had a great time.

Thank Rick D
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

We did a 5 hour kayak and snorkel trip with these guys, and when we're back on the island, we'll definitely hit them up again! The staff couldn't have been friendlier. They have nice t-shirts and rental prices were reasonable.

Thank Sarah W
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Catherine C
31 August 2017|
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Response from islandcarp | Property representative |
Mahalo for the question. there are several different ways to visit Captain Cook monument. If you hike to the destination and only need to rent snorkel gear, the cost for daily rentals is $12. If you would like to paddle... More
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Michelle P
14 May 2017|
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Response from islandcarp | Property representative |
generally the spinners are most active in the early morning. they are nocturnal and usually go into their sleep cycle in the mid morning. I would recommend the 8am or 9am canoe ride for the best opportunity to see... More
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