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Kona Boys The Beach Shack

Open today: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Kona Boys The Beach Shack
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“outrigger canoe”(19 reviews)
“paddle boarding”(23 reviews)
“kealakekua bay”(19 reviews)
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...more
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75-5660 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3612
+1 808-329-2345
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Today’s transportation. Thanks to the best outrigger guide Justin. Great workout- just me and LCL, with Justin steering.

Thank BCL50
Reviewed 2 days ago

Family Outrigger Canoe in the Open Ocean! We visited Hawaii for our summer vacation in 2018 - the Big Island, Oahu and Kauai. We stayed at the Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha Kona Beach hotel and were blessed with a great view of the King...More

Thank Michael V
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our cruise ship stopped in Kona and we spent half a day at a beach near where the tender docked. The Kona Boys Beach Shack was there and offers an outrigger canoe ride. We took that with a young man whise last name is Rozier....More

Thank Jeanne G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Kayak? Stand Up Paddle Boarding? Snorkel? Why decide! At Kona Boys, they have it all! Eden, Dylan and Lakin were so helpful with setting us up with SUPs during Ironman. So much fun to paddle out to the coffee boat or just lazy around on...More

Thank hrs314
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are here for a week in Kona and wanted a local day on the water. We chose Kona Boys after reading their great online reviews. We called ahead and made a same day reservation for the 1 hour outrigger boat tour. The team was...More

2  Thank Brian C
Reviewed 11 September 2018

My Partner and I had reserved an outrigger canoe session through the Shack the weekend of the canoeing race, so we had to postpone our appointment. We were not disappointed with our postponement. Not only was it a beautiful day, we were able to paddle...More

1  Thank Homer P
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Their shack is on the tiny beach behind the pier, in front of the King K Hotel. They have another location on the road to captain cook — where you can pick up kayaks to explore the area after strapping them on the roof of...More

Thank Benjamin-traveler
Reviewed 14 August 2018

The staff at Kona Boys Beach Shack were so helpful, friendly, and sincere. I felt very welcome. The location is great. We parked in a free lot within a 5 minute walk, and in the water by 9:15. The water was like glass, blue as...More

1  Thank Efb68
Reviewed 31 July 2018

The staff here are knowledgeable and helpful and the location features a perfect calm bay next to the hotel to practice with your water equipment before heading out further. Will is the best.

Thank 55steve55
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

We did the mid-day meander with Will & Tom as our guides and it was a fantastic day! They were awesome with our group and really got everyone relaxed and ready for kayaking and snorkeling. The special treat with lunch was great too...thanks Will. The...More

Thank Jim D
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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
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