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Kayaking in Kailua

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Kayaking in Kailua

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Kayaking in Hawaii is world renowned, with warm waters year-round and there is no better place than Kailua Bay. Miles of white sand beach and six different protected offshore islands make for an ideal location for your kayak trip. Join one of the many guided eco tours that explore the tranquil ocean of Kailua by kayak. A protective barrier reef allows for easier paddling and a chance to kayak from Kailua Beach to the Mokulua Islands, Flat Island and Lanikai Beach. Kayak through sea turtle feeding grounds, sea bird sanctuaries and living coral reef, all with the majestic backdrop of the Kololau Mountains. Be prepared to see the native Hawaiian Green sea turtle, or Honu, tropical fish and other marine life in their natural habitat. If you are lucky you may even encounter Humpback Whales, Spinner Dolphins or the elusive and endangered Hawaiian Monk Seal.

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Kayaking to Mokulua Islands

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This video was taken from Action Sports Hawaii television, following our 4 Hour Guided Kayaking Adventure to the Mokulua Islands in Kailua Bay. The guided kayak tour begins on Lanikai Beach, where paddlers size up their vests and have a paddling lesson. Next the group kayaks into Kailua Bay, with views of the Ko'olau Mountains. A couple catches a wave and they land on Moku Nui. Next the guide leads the group on an eco tour, around the island, to the tide pools and queen's bath, pointing our marine life along the way. The Kayakers return to the beach and enjoy a deli made lunch. After a little R&R the group calls it a day and kayaks back to Lanikai Beach. Thanks to Kau Boy Productions for giving us this movie.


Oahu's Kailua Beach and Lanikai Beach have been voted best in the U.S. for swimming, walking, kayaking, windsurfing, boogie boarding, paddling, snorkeling and a number of other water sports. Taking the guided kayaking tours or paddling in kayak rentals from Kailua Beach to the Mokulua Islands, a protected bird sanctuary with a beautiful beach, is an unforgettable adventure and the perfect spot for a picnic lunch

Lanikai Beach features turquoise blue waters, coral reefs, and large sea turtles in their native Hawaiian habitat. Kailua has miles of sandy beaches, and is a treasure to Hawaii visitors and Oahu locals alike.

Kailua Sailboards & Kayaks is the most complete watersports company in Hawaii with the largest fleet of rental kayaks, snorkeling gear, windsurfing rentals and beach activities. Our shop is located one block from Kailua Beach Park with free parking, showers, locker rentals and dressing rooms for your convenience.

Kailua Beach is located in a small beach town on the lush, eastern shore of Oahu, thirty minutes from Honolulu and Waikiki Beach. Hawaii lies in the tropical climate zone where the air is moderated by the warm ocean waters making for a pleasing year round temperature between 70 and 90 degrees F (21-32 C). Kayaking and windsurfing in Kailua never requires a wet suit, even in the middle of February, making Kailua one of the best watersport's destinations in the world!

Join us in our backyard for an eco adventure of a lifetime. All of our activities are powered by mother nature so you can feel good about spending the day in one of Hawaii's most beautiful beaches.