three people paddle an outrigger canoe
three people paddle an outrigger canoe

Paddlesports

Inquire & Reserve

Led by a team of celebrated watermen and performance athletes, spend a day on the water and learn the fundamentals of paddling with a variety of paddle adventures, including outrigger canoe, stand up paddleboarding, prone paddling, or kayaking. Paddle nearby or venture along the coast and witness the abundant marine life, stunning reef formations and volcanic ledges. Experience what's possible with a paddle.

Outrigger Canoe

Mauna Lani Hawaii Outrigger Canoe

Outrigger Canoe Excursion

Experience a paddle in our custom built, double-hull outrigger canoe. Glide along the reef and feel the connection to the craft that the Polynesians travelled, fished, battled, sailed and surfed in for centuries throughout the Pacific. Learn the basics of paddling, timing, breathing and teamwork with our passionate Kainalu pros.

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday
  • 30 mins | complimentary
  • Location: Surf Shack
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Black Sand Beach Canoe Paddle and Snorkel

Just a short canoe paddle to the south is Honokaope Bay and its majestic black sand beach. Along the way are beautiful views of Maui, Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa. Once we arrive, swim, snorkel or just relax on the warm black sand. The scenery alone is inspiring and relaxing.

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday
  • 90 mins | $95 per person
  • Location: Surf Shack
sunrise paddle workout adventure at mauna lani

Sunrise Paddle Workout Adventure

Greet the sun as it rises above mighty Mauna Kea. Paddle, swim, train in the sand, and breathe—we customize and scale each session for you.

  • 90 mins | $95 per person
  • Location: Surf Shack

Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP)

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Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) Rentals

Venture up and down the coast on your own, or choose to paddle with one of our guides. Slip into the water and swim along with abundant marine life, and stunning reef formations with your board in tow. Need a break? Climb back onto your board and relax or paddle along the coast to a new destination.

  • Available 7 days a week
  • 1 hour | $75 per person
  • Location: Surf Shack
  • Includes Paddling "Mini Clinic"
woman learns how to paddleboard

Stand Up Paddleboarding Instructional Clinic (SUP)

This sport is simple, fun, inspiring & challenging. Let our ocean pros guide you on a one of a kind ocean craft, guaranteed to open up your wellness horizons.

  • Monday, Wednesday to Friday
  • 1 hour | $75 per person
  • Location: Surf Shack
couple on a guided snorkel paddle adventure

Guided Stand Up Paddle Snorkel (SUP)

Explore the coast with one of our ocean pros on a custom paddleboard. We’ll paddle to one of our beautiful snorkel sites, put on masks & comfortably swim along the reef with a board in tow. This safely allows almost anyone to get on the water and have a great experience.

  • Minimum 2 Paddlers
  • 90 mins | $125 per person
  • Location: Surf Shack

Prone Paddleboarding

man prone paddleboarding

Prone Paddleboard Rental

Prone paddling is simple, fun, inspiring, & challenging - also the least known of the Hawaiian watersports. Let the hydrodynamics of the prone board glide along the reef while you lay down on your chest or sit on your knees within the concave of the board. Duke Kahanamoku was a pioneer in the sport. Today, surfers use it as a way to exercise when the waves were too small to surf.

  • 1 hour | $45 per person
  • Location: Surf Shack
Mauna Lani Hawaii Prone Paddleboarding
Prone Paddleboarding the pacific with Bullet

Prone Paddleboarding Instructional Clinic & Paddle

One of the best all-around, ocean fitness workouts on the planet. Let our ocean pros guide you on a one of a kind ocean craft, guaranteed to open up your wellness horizons. All board rentals include custom board and mini-clinic that covers: how to carry the board, entering/exiting the ocean, paddle technique, how to get back on board, breathing & where to paddle safely.

  • 1 hour | $75 per person
  • Location: Surf Shack
prone paddleboard training at Mauna Lani

Private Prone Paddleboarding Training

Let our ocean pros guide you on a one-on-one prone paddleboard training. All board rentals private clinic that covers: how to carry the board, entering/exiting the ocean, paddle technique, how to get back on board, breathing & where to paddle safely. Let the hydrodynamics of the prone board glide along the reef while you lay down on your chest or sit on your knees within the concave of the board.

  • 1 hour | $125 per person
  • Location: Surf Shack
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Kayaking

Get a taste of the turtle’s habitat. Kayak into the deep blue while keeping an eye out for honu (green sea turtles), dolphins, and—during winter—Hawaiian humpback whales. We offer comfortable kayaks that are stable and easy to paddle. Makaiwa Bay offers easy access to the ocean and a beautiful bay to explore at your leisure.
  • 1 Person Kayak Rental - 1 hour | $39, 2 hours | $49
  • 2 Person Kayak Rental - 1 hour | $69, 2 hours | $79
  • Location: Surf Shack

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