Calm waters and beautiful island destinations make Kailua the perfect spot for kayak rentals in hawaii
Kayak Rentals in Kailua Hawaii
We are walking distance to Kailua Beach and one of the only companies with permits that allow you to land on Kailua’s offshore islands. We offer free carts to walk your kayak to the beach or racks for your car. The choice is clear. . . Calm waters and beautiful island destinations make Kailua Beach Adventures the perfect spot to rent a kayak.
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We are the only kayak company within walking distance to Kailua Beach and authorized to issue island landing permits. We have been providing fun outdoor experiences and excellent customer service since 1982! While in Kailua, paddle to the haven that is Lanikai Beach, explore the serenity and the views of Kailua’s canal leading to Enchanted Lake, and explore the bay’s offshore islands Mokulua Nui; one of the two “Twin Islands”, and Popoia; “Flat Island”, both a part of Hawaii’s wildlife sanctuaries. Rent a kayak and enjoy Kailua’s idyllic bay offering miles of white sand beaches to land on, coral reefs to snorkel above, and islands to explore. Kayaks are set up on carts and can be walked across the street to the beach. Rent for three days or more and we offer free delivery to Kailua or Lanikai residences. Visit our Kailua Bay Learning Center for up to date weather information, and a wealth of resources about Kailua Bay’s eco system. Read More Rental kayaks include tandem sit-on-tops, single ocean kayaks and longer sea kayaks for people who prefer to paddle faster. Rentals are for a half day (4 hours) or full day (8:00AM-5:30PM) Mon-Sat. Full day rentals can be kept over night for 24 hours. Multi-day rentals are available at discounted rates. Life Jackets are included for all sizes. Accessories include backrests for comfort, dry bags, coolers for drinks and snorkel gear.
*Kayaking is a physical activity that does require a moderate level of fitness. Kayaks must also be transported via cart to the beach (5-10 min walk).
Available Add-Ons for Your Kayak Rental
Dry Bag $5.00
*Remember, we are one of the only companies that can provide permits allowing you to kayak or paddle board to Kailua’s offshore islands. Don’t make the mistake of renting from the wrong company and miss out on exploring Flat Island or the Mokulua Islands!
Children of all ages are welcome, but must be able to swim. Typically, children 12 and under ride with an adult, in the front of a Double Kayak. For people who are not strong swimmers or are not comfortable in ocean conditions, we recommend a paddling trip up Kaelepulu Stream to Enchanted Lake. These are protected and calm waters and are home to hundreds of birds, including Night Herons and Egrets. Life vests (PFD) for all sizes and weights are provided from 30 to 280 Pounds. Kailua Beach Adventures features the latest designs of stable, easy to use ocean kayaks for beginners and high performance kayaks for advanced paddlers. All boats are self-bailing and easy to right. Our shop carries sunscreen, lockers, waterproof cameras and straps for sunglasses. Read More Sightings of the protected Green Sea Turtle are very common as well as the Wedge-Tailed Shearwater and a variety of shorebirds including Brown Noddys and Bulwer’s Petrals. Sometimes the protected Hawaiian Monk Seal makes an appearance, an endangered mammal, native to Hawaii. Snorkels can also be great to pack along to explore the coral heads along Lanikai Beach and the Mokulua Islands. Pack a picnic lunch from our neighboring deli in a dry bag or cooler for your trip. Close
$99$84.15 Child (3-12) $89$75.65
Self-Guided Kayak Tour (4 Hours): If you are looking for a full package with kayaking, hotel-pickup, snorkeling, lunch and more, then this self guided tour is for you. Explore Kailua’s reef protected waters at your own pace on this day of coastal discovery. Kayak to offshore islands, hidden tide pools and remote beaches. All experience levels and ages welcome. Explore Kailua Bay at your own pace or take the kids out for the family adventure of a life-time. Choose between several offshore islands to land on including the Mokulua Island bird-nesting sanctuaries. Stop and go for a dip along the way and enjoy a beautiful, deserted beach. This is a complete package deal including kayak, island landing permits, snorkel equipment, lunch and hotel pick-up.
Itinerary: The day starts when we pick you up from your hotel in Waikiki, between 7:30 and 8:30 in the morning. Arriving at our shop, you will be outfitted with all of the necessary gear for the trip including life-jackets, lockers, snorkel gear and dry bags (Included). You will be given a thorough briefing of the area and recommendations will be made for your trip. Our Beach Center Shop carries any necessary accessories like sunscreen, croakies and waterproof cameras. Set out for up to four hours of kayaking to the offshore islands and beaches of your choice, snorkel and look for sea-turtles. Lunch is included with several options of meat and vegetarian, hand-tossed pizzas, calzones, burgers, salads, and Korean BBQ, sodas and juice. Use our shower facilities and change into some fresh clothing and our driver will have you back in your hotel by around 3:30. Later pick-up times may be available, contact the shop for details.