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Kaneohe Bay Kayak and Snorkel Tour

Location: East Oahu, Oahu

This is one of Oahu's best guided or self-guided adventures. During the self-guided you can enjoy the freedom to explore Kaneohe Bay with provided kayaks or SUP, snorkel gear, & map. Paddle out to the world famous Kaneohe Bay Sandbar and snorkel over its healthy coral reef.

Not sure about going out on your own? Choose the guided tour and join an education group experience with lifeguard certified trained staff and an escort boat at no extra charge.


Self-Guided Kaneohe Bay Kayak

  • This package includes Free Transportation to and from Waikiki

Paddle and Snorkel beautiful Kaneohe Bay with our two-person, Malibu open-face kayak, or a C4 Stand-Up Paddle Board and experience the magnificence of Kaneohe Bay’s pristine waters and diverse sea life on your own ADVENTURE!

Our self-guided paddle board or kayak adventure is truly unique adventure. Our guests are provided a safety brief on Kaneohe bay, a detailed map on where to venture, and a paddling orientation given by our trained and certified instructors. Our kayaks, and Paddle Boards are located right at the water’s edge! The Bay offers amazing snorkeling and paddling; take advantage of the ONLY water-front paddle adventure in Kaneohe Bay!

  • Lunch is included! At 12:15pm we have an authentic Hawaiian BBQ prepared for our guests to enjoy.

Kaneohe Bay is protected by Oahu’s only Barrier Reef which makes it a perfect place for paddlers of all skill levels and sizes!

Restrictions

  • No Infants. Ages 3+.
  • All participants must be able to fit into at least a 30-50 pound life jacket

Guided Kayak Tour of Kaneohe Bay

Join the "Kama'aina" Guided Kayak and Snorkel Adventure on beautiful Kaneohe Bay located on the windward coast of Oahu. Kaneohe Bay is home to Oahu’s only barrier reef. Enjoy a instructional eco-tour with our friendly staff of certified instructors. Experience the magnificence of Kaneohe Bay’s pristine waters and diverse sea life with the Bay’s one and only kayak eco-tour.

The three hour tour will journey to Coconut Island, home of the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology (and where the television show, Gilligan’s Island, was filmed). Along the way explore and snorkel at various patch reefs and observe sea turtles, rays, and tropical fish in their natural habitat. Your instructor will point out cultural sites, such as the traditional Hawaiian fish pond at He’eia, and will also explain some of the challenges facing the ecosystem of the Bay.

During the guided tour, the escort boat can tow kayaks upwind halfway towards the snorkeling site and accompany the group throughout the tour after about 45 minutes of snorkeling at remote, pristine patch reef we will enjoy a downwind paddle back to He’eia State Park (Safety boat can tow those who wish to sit back and enjoy the beautiful views rather than paddle)

The protected waters of the Kaneohe Bay make it a perfect place for kayakers of all skill levels. This hands-on approach makes it a safe and exciting learning experience for all ages.

  • Lunch is included! Once the Adventure is complete enjoy an authentic Hawaiian style Barbecue!
  • Free Round-trip transportation via Waikiki shuttle available

Restrictions

  • No Infants. Ages 5+.
  • All participants must be able to fit into at least a 30-50 pound life jacket

Included

  • Free Round-trip transportation via Waikiki shuttle available
  • Kayak, Paddle, Backrest, & Life Jacket
  • Waterproof dry bag, and reef anchor
  • Kaneohe Bay Map
  • Snorkeling Gear
  • 45 minute snorkel with Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles, Exotic Fish, Coral Reef
  • Guided tour available with escort boat
  • Hawaiian BBQ Lunch (Vegetarian Options Available)
  • Kayak/SUP and marine-life briefing
  • Kane’ohe Bay and Snorkel site briefing
  • Fresh-water showers and changing rooms

Snorkel Sites

  • Coconut Island aka "Gilligan's Island"
  • Detenation Key Hole
  • Numerous Patch Reef’s
  • Sunken Island (Kaneohe Sandbar)
  • Sunken City

Address

He'eia State Park

  • 46-465 Kamehameha Hwy. Kaneohe, HI 96744

  • Free Round-trip transportation via Waikiki shuttle available

Cancellation Policy

Customers will receive a full refund with 24 hours notice of cancellation. Customers will also receive a full refund in case of operator cancellation due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. Contact us by phone to cancel or inquire about a cancellation. No-shows will be charged the full price. Contact us anytime to inquire about cancellations or reschedule.