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Kona Boat Rentals

74-425 Kealakehe Pkwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2708
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Did a 4 hour rental the week of June 13. Please be aware, although some publications (Such as... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
c7alt
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NY
Kona coast up close

Service and equipment were top notch, for families or couples you get to spend more time in the... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
thehof2018
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Simi Valley, California
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Those looking for a private family day of fishing, snorkeling or exploration, Kona Boat Rentals will outfit you for a day of fun in the Kona sun. No trailers, no washing, no hassle and NO BOATING LICENSE REQUIRED! Great for families and those who want to create their own Kona vacation experiences.
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  • Average1%
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  • Terrible1%
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74-425 Kealakehe Pkwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2708
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Did a 4 hour rental the week of June 13. Please be aware, although some publications (Such as Hawaii The Big Island Revealed) list this as an attraction where no previous power boating experience is necessary, believe me this should NOT be your first time...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Service and equipment were top notch, for families or couples you get to spend more time in the water and see more of the Kona coast taking your own boat.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't say enough nice things about Blake. He was knowledgeable and friendly. He advised us on what we needed to know both for our own enjoyment and for the rules and regulations for driving the boat, without being overbearing. The boat was clean and...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Can’t wait to load up at Kona Boat Rentals! Super friendly staff, clean boats and top notch equipment. We’ve used this boat rental company for several years now, and we love them!

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Reviewed 10 May 2018

Eric and his son were great. We were well briefed and in our boat in no time. The boat was nicely maintained, well equipped and ran perfectly. Before booking i was a little hesitant given the cost but then realized I've spent more money renting...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

From ease of booking to clean and well maintained equipment, the team at Kona Boat Rentals set us up with all of the gear we needed for a wonderful experience. We received excellent advice and an amazing amount of personal attention. They are professional and...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

An outstanding co.to deal with.Very knowledgeable both on Boat Operation and ares to go.Loads of fun!!!

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Reviewed 7 April 2018

Perfect activity on the Big Island. Wonderful team! To rent your own boat and to go out on the Pacific just on your own is an adventure that you never forget.

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

Excellent company to deal with in renting your own private boat! Great customer service. They will lead you through everything you need to know to rent a nice, private boat. We always use this company to do our own whale watching!

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

We had a great time! The boat worked great, the fishing gear was terrific, and the service was excellent.

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Lola_George
25 May 2018|
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Response from Kerry N | Reviewed this property |
I’m not 100% sure as another member of our party dealt with this but I don’t think it was a lot. And remember, this is the only company on the island who let you take a boat out yourself. Ask them though, they’ll give you a... More
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Yolosogetitdone
1 May 2016|
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Response from mollydax | Reviewed this property |
I, too, have bad knees and I was easily helped in and out of the boat. I can't recommend this company enough!
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VBL7647
13 March 2015|
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Response from mv19 | Reviewed this property |
Triumph 21.5 ours had a Honda 150 although I think many are 115hp. Very nice boat. We booked a month in advance although I am not sure that much notice is needed. Have fun.
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