Water activity

Kaneohe: Self-Guided Sandbar Kayaking Experience

Activity provider: Active Oahu, LLC

Kaneohe: Self-Guided Sandbar Kayaking Experience

Activity provider: Active Oahu, LLC

From US$ 96 per person

Experience amazing views while standing on the Kaneohe Bay Sandbar on a kayaking adventure from Kaneohe. Enjoy views of the barrier reef and underwater coral islands along the way.

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Duration 4 - 9.5 hours
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  • Enjoy dazzling views of underwater coral formations as you kayak
  • Paddle your kayak around unique reef formations on your way to the sandbar
  • Kayak out to the Kaneohe Sandbar and enjoy the experience of walking on it
  • Take in spectacular views of the Ko’olau Mountains while standing on the sandbar
  • Dive into the sea for some snorkeling and get a closer look at the coral reef
Full description

Go kayaking in Kaneohe Bay, admire spectacular views, and experience standing on the sandbar. See underwater reefs and coral islands as you paddle.

Start your tour at the meeting point in Kaneohe and receive all of the gear and instructions you'll need to enjoy your day. Load your kayak onto your vehicle and head over to the launching point.

Paddle out to sea as you take in scenic views of the Ko'olau Mountains. Keep a lookout for underwater reef and coral islands.

Arrive at the sandbar and step onto it for some amazing mountain views. Have the option of snorkeling to get better views of the underwater marine life. Use the provided kayak leash to keep track of your boat without damaging the coral.

Return to the meeting point at the end of your experience.

  • Tandem kayak rental
  • 15L dry bags
  • Life jackets
  • Seatbacks
  • Paddles
  • Kayak leash
  • Foam pads and straps for your vehicle

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    Meeting point

    Meet your host at the Waihole Nursery and Garden Center, just a 10-minute drive from the kayak launch location (He’eia Kea Boat Harbor). The delivery driver will have your kayaks and gear all set and ready to go.

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Swimwear
    • Snorkeling gear

    Know before you go

    • If you do end up snorkeling, please do not touch the reef
    • The best time to kayak in Kaneohe Bay is in the morning and at low tide

    Product ID: 431439