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Stand Up Paddle Turtle Tour Waikiki

Honolulu, United States

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Experience hosted by Big Wave

60 mins
Includes equipment
Up to 8 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Upon arrival, we will get you checked in….
We will begin by introducing the details of the stand up paddle board.
Then discuss the fundamentals including positioning on board, etiquette, paddling, how & when to stand up. We will discuss ocean safety, awareness and safety.

Once the land training is done, we will walk right across the street and enter the water, don't worry about carrying any boards, we have a cart for that.

Once we are in the water we will guide you to the best spot to see TURTLES, where you can enjoy Waikiki as if you are on your own glass bottom boat.
We will be by your side coaching and guiding you along the coast.

It doesn't matter if you are a beginner or intermediate paddle boarder; this is an all levels activity. Ages 8 and up.

We typically see lots of turtles, but they are wildlife and there is no 100% guarantee to see them.
Other things to note
We do provide lockers for your belongings.
Check in 15 minutes before your outing.
Upon arrival, we will get you checked in….
We will begin by introducing the details of the stand up paddle board.
Then discuss the fundamentals including positioning on board, etiquette, paddling, how & when to stand up. We will discuss ocean safety, awareness and safety.

Once the land training is done, we will walk right across the street and enter the water, don't worry about carrying any boards, we have a cart for that…

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What's included

  • Equipment
    Stand UP Paddle Board
    Paddle
    Leash
From £51
/ person

Meet your host, Big Wave

Host on Airbnb since 2017
  • 18 Reviews
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Born & raised on Oahu, Surfing, it's a passion, a lifestyle, a way of life.

We love surfing so much we do it for fun : ), for work, and compete locally and professionally.
It's Hawaiian Surf Culture, catch a wave with Big Wave Dave and learn why royalty loved to surf the perfect long waves found on Waikiki beach year round.
A true surfing ohana, husband, wife, son, and dog........we are super excited to host this experience, we have been hosting on AirBnB since 2014, as hosts we have been sharing the surf experience with all our guests. Now we can offer the experience to all AirBnB members.
Waikiki Beach boys since the late 80's...... Surf Instructors, Canoe Captains, Certified & Experienced. Aloha Ambassadors. We speak Japanese and Spanish.
Born & raised on Oahu, Surfing, it's a passion, a lifestyle, a way of life.

We love surfing so much we do it for fun : ), for work, and compete locally and professionally.
It's Hawaiian Surf Culture, catch a wave with Big Wave Dave and learn why royalty loved to surf the perfect long waves found on Waikiki beach year round.
A true surfing ohana, husband, wife, son, and dog........we are super excited to host this experience, we have been hosting on AirBnB since 2014, as host…
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Where you'll be

A hidden beach in Waikiki, calm waters and not many people...... we know the spots where the turtles enjoy hanging out

Rated 4.83 out of 5 from 18 reviews.

Breanna
December 2020
So beautiful out there! If you’re looking for local professionals who are patient and authentic, this is the spot! During the paddle session, they even taught me how to ride some small waves - surf style. Great coffee and super convenient location!
So beautiful out there! If you’re looking for local professionals who are patient and authentic, this is the spot! During the paddle session, they even taught me how to ride some s…
Melody
November 2020
I felt comfortable going in the water knowing my host was experienced and most importantly I got to meet Frank! I huge beautiful see turtle. It was a wonderful experience. I would highly recommend.
Nasutha
February 2020
I had an awesome experience paddleboarding for the first time!. Lee was a great instructor, friendly and helpful. He explained everything really well before we went out on the water. Highly recommended this to anyone.
Anna
February 2020
Leigh (Lee?) was a fantastic instructor! Super fun and let us go at our own pace. No turtles this morning, but Leigh told us how to find them and what time of day is best. Definitely one of the highlights of our trip!
Anja
February 2020
Great to learn how to SUP with an amazing view of Honolulu. I wish we would’ve seen more turtles, but definitely worth it :)
Alecx
February 2020
Johnny was a great instructor for first timers and went the extra mile to make sure we had a great experience paddleboarding! My girlfriend and I saw a giant sea turtle and I even got to surf for the first time. We will remember this experience for years to come.
Johnny was a great instructor for first timers and went the extra mile to make sure we had a great experience paddleboarding! My girlfriend and I saw a giant sea turtle and I even…

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    Things to know

    Cancellation policy

    Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

    Guest requirements

    Up to 8 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

    What to bring

    Towel

    Rash Guard UV protection Optional - Can rent for $5