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  • Address: Kailua Beach Park, Kailua, HI 96734, USA
  • Hours: Open 5am - 10pm. Restrooms open 6am - 10pm.

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Kailua Beach Park

Thanks to its ample parking, family-friendly atmosphere, and postcard-worthy shoreline, Kailua Beach Park is often regarded as one of Oahu’s nicest beaches. Like its neighboring cousin, Lanikai Beach, this stretch of white sand is fronted by turquoise waters which stretch out to the Mokulua islands.

Unlike Lanikai, however, Kailua Beach Park is as active a destination as Lanikai is calm. Everything from snorkeling to kayaking and parasailing is available from this windward shore classic, and when the wind picks up in the afternoon the kitesurfers, windsurfers, and catamaran sailors take to the water in full force.

On shore, Kailua Beach Park is a popular spot where locals gather for picnics and barbecues, and the bustling streets of Kailua town are only a short walk from the beach. Trendy cafes and classic delis ring the streets surrounding the park, and this is a part of the island where you could spend an entire day just lounging about the sandy shores and exploring the neighborhood on foot.

While afternoons are a favorite time for watersports enthusiasts, locals agree that mornings at Kailua are the perfect time for a long stroll down the beach to neighboring areas such as Kalama Beach and secluded Lanikai. Whether it’s walking or diving or paddling an outrigger canoe, Kailua Beach Park is always a hub of activity that serves as the epicenter for the windward beach community.

While the beach is admittedly busy (particularly on the weekends), it’s a different sort of energy from the crowds at Waikiki Beach, and a visit to Kailua Beach Park is a refreshing day trip for those who still want to soak up the sun but get out of Waikiki.

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Mokulua Islands Full-Day Guided Kayak Tour from Kailua Beach, Oahu, null
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Mokulua Islands Full-Day Guided Kayak Tour from Kailua Beach

4 star rating: Recommended 1 Review

Kayak with an expert guide to beautiful, volcanic, offshore islands during this 5-hour Kailua Bay adventure. Enjoy lunch on a sandy beach with a view of the ...  Read more

Location: Kailua, Hawaii
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)

From USD $156.02
Luxury Convertible Tour to Oahu's North Shore, Oahu, Kayaking & Canoeing
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Luxury Convertible Tour to Oahu's North Shore

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Enjoy a 6-hour customized tour to the North Shore of Oahu in a luxury convertible Chrysler 300C. This tour is flexible and customized for up to four ...  Read more

Location: Honolulu, Hawaii
Duration: 6 hours (approx.)

From USD $420.00
Oahu Coach Tour Including Dole Plantation and Waimea Falls, Oahu, Day Trips
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Oahu Coach Tour Including Dole Plantation and Waimea Falls

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Experience Oahu’s natural beauty and historic sites on a full-day coach tour that circles the island of Oahu. See North Shore beaches like Banzai Pipeline, ...  Read more

Location: Oahu, Hawaii
Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $104.50
Oahu and Pearl Harbor Sightseeing Tour from Waikiki, Oahu, Plantation Tours
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Oahu and Pearl Harbor Sightseeing Tour from Waikiki

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Discover the rich history and magnificent landscape of Oahu on a full-day tour with an experienced guide. See historic sites such as Nuʻuanu Pali and Pearl ...  Read more

Location: Oahu, Hawaii
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $115.71
Kailua Kayak Tour, Oahu, Day Trips
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Kailua Kayak Tour

Oahu has some amazing kayak destinations. None better than Kailua Beach and Lanikai Beach. There are also terrific kayak spots in the Chinaman’s Hat / Kualoa ...  Read more

Location: Kailua, Hawaii
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $99.99
Kayak Rental, Oahu, Kayaking & Canoeing
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Kayak Rental

Set your own pace as you explore Kailua bay.  

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Rent a kayak and paddle from Kailua Beach to Flat Island, the Mokulua Islands ...  Read more

Location: Kailua, Hawaii
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $49.99

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