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Surfing, Paddleboarding, and Kayaking on Oahu

By Viator, July 2017

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You can’t visit the Hawaiian islands without getting your feet wet in the Pacific Ocean. Pair your beach lounging time with a surfing, paddleboarding, or kayaking experience on Oahu—whether you’re a beginner or an expert, here are your options.

Surfing
The gentle waves in Hawaii make it a good place for beginners to hop on a surfboard and test their balance. Sign up for a lesson with a local to learn the basics and you'll be riding the waves in no time.

Paddleboarding
Stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) is one of the United States' fastest-growing activities, and it all started here in Hawaii with a couple of visionary surfers. Rent a board or take a lesson and join the stand-up movement.

Kayaking
For those who want to get in on the action and enjoy the scenery, kayaking is the best option. Spend an afternoon on a guided excursion for uninterrupted coastal views, close looks at sealife, and opportunities for snorkeling.

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Kaneohe Bay Kayak and Snorkel Tour to Coconut Island, Oahu, null
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Kaneohe Bay Kayak and Snorkel Tour to Coconut Island

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 49 Reviews

Great for all ages and experience levels, this guided kayak and snorkel eco-adventure will journey to either Coconut Island (aka Gilligan's Island) or one of ...  Read more

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

From USD $129.00
Surfing Lessons On Waikiki Beach, Oahu, Kayaking & Canoeing
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Surfing Lessons On Waikiki Beach

4.5 star rating: Recommended 7 Reviews

This tour operator wants you to have the best experience in your life, have fun, learn about the ocean, Hawaiian culture and most importantly learn how to surf ...  Read more

Location: Honolulu, Hawaii
Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)

From USD $99.00
Oahu North Shore Surfing Lesson with Small Group, Oahu, Surfing & Windsurfing
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Oahu North Shore Surfing Lesson with Small Group

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 10 Reviews

Experience the thrill of catching a wave on Oahu’s North Shore, known worldwide as a surfing mecca. Head to Haleiwa and learn the basics from a licensed surf ...  Read more

Location: Haleiwa, Oahu
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $85.00
Secret Island Beach Trip at Kualoa Ranch, Oahu, Surfing Lessons
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Secret Island Beach Trip at Kualoa Ranch

4 star rating: Recommended 10 Reviews

Enjoy a full or half day on Secret Island Beach with breathtaking views over Kaneohe Bay and Mokoli’i Island. Ride a canoe to the secluded private beach at ...  Read more

Location: Kaneohe, Oahu
Duration: Varies

From USD $62.77
Kayak Rental from Kailua Beach - Full day to visit Mokulua Islands, Oahu, Nature & Wildlife
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Kayak Rental from Kailua Beach - Full day to visit Mokulua Islands

Our Full Day Kayak Rental gives you plenty of time to explore several nearshore Islands, secluded beaches, Sea Turtle feeding grounds.   If provides you with a ...  Read more

Location: Kailua, Hawaii
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

From USD $65.00
Private 2-Hour Surfing Lesson in Honolulu, Oahu, Kayaking & Canoeing
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Private 2-Hour Surfing Lesson in Honolulu

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 5 Reviews

Jump into some fun with friends in a private group surf session, perfectly suited to match your group’s abilities. Get individualized lessons while only ...  Read more

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

From USD $110.00
Paddleboard Yoga Class in Honolulu, Oahu, Surfing Lessons
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Paddleboard Yoga Class in Honolulu

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Review

Experience yoga while floating on the crystal clear waters of Honolulu, Hawaii. Standup paddleboard yoga is a unique adventure that combines the physical ...  Read more

Location: Honolulu, Hawaii
Duration: 75 minutes (approx.)

From USD $50.00
Outrigger Canoe Surfing, Oahu, Stand Up Paddleboarding
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Outrigger Canoe Surfing

4 star rating: Recommended 3 Reviews

Surf two waves on an outrigger canoe! Canoe surfing was once a sport reserved solely for Hawaiian royalty--but now everyone can experience this thrilling ...  Read more

Location: Honolulu, Hawaii
Duration: 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $26.18
Private Family Stand-Up Paddleboarding Tours, Oahu, Surfing & Windsurfing
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Private Family Stand-Up Paddleboarding Tours

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Review

Stand-up paddleboard (SUP) on Oahu's famous North Shore with an certified guide on this 2-hour excursion. Get a quick introduction and instruction regarding ...  Read more

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

From USD $75.00
Mokulua Islands Full-Day Guided Kayak Tour from Kailua Beach, Oahu, Stand Up Paddleboarding
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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

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