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Paddle through Kawela Bay in an area that in ancient times was reserved for the Ali'i or hawaiian royalty. Help your guides to spot one of our many Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles for our citizen science ID project. Stop at a honu "cleaning station" and...more
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57-101 Kuilima Dr, #175, Kahuku, Oahu, HI 96731-2149
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The whole experience was fantastic. Excellent tour guide who was very knowldgable and I saw turtles!

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Date of experience: November 2018
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shakakayaks, Owner at Shaka Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha, mahalo nui loa for your review that Shaka Kayaks was fantastic. Capt. Scott

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The weather was great and we were able see several turtles. Mike and Zack were very nice and knowledgeable.

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Date of experience: November 2018
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shakakayaks, Owner at Shaka Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha, mahalo nui loa for your review and I will let Mike and Zack know they did a great job and gave you an awesome experience. Capt. Scott

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we had a great time learning about the sea turtles and kayaking. Our guides were very helpful, polite and patient with us. They were also very knowledgeable and passionate about the sea turtle. Water and snacks were provided which was a plus!

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Date of experience: November 2018
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shakakayaks, Owner at Shaka Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha, thank you for your review of learning about the honu and kayaking. Mahalo nui loa, Capt. Scott

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Soo many turtles, guides so knowledgeable, friendly and proud to share the beauty of the land and sea with us! Fantastic all around.

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Date of experience: November 2018
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shakakayaks, Owner at Shaka Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha Shannon, mahalo nui loa for your review and it is our honor to share the many turtles, land and sea with you. Capt. Scott

Reviewed 6 November 2018

We had a great time and saw so many turtles! Very knowledgeable guide, learned a lot. He took beautiful photos and shared them with us all after, provided snacks and drinks, super friendly staff. Mahalo!

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Date of experience: November 2018
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shakakayaks, Owner at Shaka Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Aloha Adrianna, mahalo nui loa for your review of a great time with turtles and the guide. I'm glad you enjoyed the photos and the snacks. Capt. Scott

Reviewed 5 November 2018

My wife and I had a fun time, the guides were friendly and knowledgeable. The setting was amazing and the amount of time was just about right.

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Date of experience: October 2018
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shakakayaks, Owner at Shaka Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

Aloha, I'm glad you and your wife had a fun time and saw lots of turtles. Mahalo nui loa for your review. Capt. Scott

Reviewed 3 November 2018

Our guides were very attentive and helpful! We learnt a lot about the sea turtles and definitely saw more than we expected! 100% worth the experience!

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Date of experience: October 2018
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shakakayaks, Owner at Shaka Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

Aloha, so glad you had so much fun and saw more than you expected. Mahalo nui loa for your review. Capt. Scott

Reviewed 3 November 2018

I originally made reservations for the outrigger canoe at the Turtle Bay Resort, but somehow ended up on the kayak row. No regrets whatsoever. The bus ride from the resort to the kayaking location was short (10 minutes at most) - a good 30 minutes...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
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shakakayaks, Owner at Shaka Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2018

Aloha, mahalo nui loa for your in depth review. As a retired sea captain I know the importance of a well fit life vest and have never used the generic one size fits all that most companies use just because they are cheaper. You are...More

Reviewed 2 November 2018

The owner of the company picks you up in his white van from turtle bay lobby, plays a informative video during a short drive to Bay Area, grabbed vest, jumped in kayak and was paddling with turtles within minutes. Another guide met us at the...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
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shakakayaks, Owner at Shaka Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2018

Aloha Olympia, the Honu are special creatures and thank you for noticing our respect and passion for protecting our small area of them. I'm glad you enjoyed the trip and the photos and if you see us again around the island toss us a shaka....More

Reviewed 31 October 2018

These guys were absolutely fantastic very professional well equipped had a great time found some turtles well worth the money a must do experience if you visit the area in Hawaii

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Date of experience: October 2018
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LeahR2013
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Response from tellurideinside | Reviewed this property |
If you are staying at Turtle Bay, doubt booking ahead is necessary, especially if you are staying a number of days, which gives you options. Best to go in the morning. Waves come up in the afternoon this time of year. Oh and... More
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