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, or prone paddling. 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.

  • Available 7 days a week
  • Location: Surf Shack
couple sitting on rocks during a black sand paddle adventure

Outrigger Canoe and Snorkel Excursions

Enjoy a morning out on the water, either with a 60-minute outrigger canoe excursion and snorkel adventure or a 90-minute coastal outrigger and snorkel adventure to the surrounding bays teeming with tropical fish and abundant marine life. Along the way are beautiful views of Maui, Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa. Swim, snorkel or just relax during this unforgettable excursion.

  • Available 7 days a week
  • 60 or 90 Mins
  • Location: Surf Shack
sunrise paddle workout adventure at mauna lani

Mauna Kea Sunrise Paddle Experience

Greet the sun as it rises above sacred Mauna Kea. Paddle, breathe and learn about Polynesian voyaging and the significance of the wa'a (canoe), along with how it has perpetuated the living culture.

  • Available Mon, Wed, Fri - Sun
  • Location: Surf Shack
Mauna Lani surf lessons

Surf Lessons

Learn the proper way to surf in Hawai'i with our Kainalu guided surf lessons. All lessons include: Stance and how to balance, entering/exiting the ocean, paddle technique, how to get back on board, breathing & where to surf safely.
  • Available 7 days a week | 7:30 a.m to 3:00 pm
  • 1.5 hours | $110 per person
  • Location: Surf Shack

Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP)

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Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) Rentals

Venture up and down the coast with one of our Kainalu Pros. Slip into the water and swim along with abundant marine life, and stunning reef formations.

  • Available 7 days a week
  • Includes Paddling "Mini Clinic"
  • Location: Surf Shack
woman learns how to paddleboard

Stand Up Paddleboarding Instructional Clinic (SUP)

Let our Kainalu Pros guide you on an instructional clinic where you will learn proper balancing skills, and paddle technique. Discover the Kohala coast, on this one of a kind ocean craft, guaranteed to open up your wellness horizons.

  • Available 7 days a week
  • 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.

  • Available 7 days a week
  • 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.

  • Available 7 days a week
  • Location: Surf Shack
Mauna Lani Hawaii Prone Paddleboarding

Prone Paddleboarding Instructional Clinic & Paddle

One of the best all-around, ocean fitness workouts on the planet. Let our Kainalu 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.

  • Available 7 days a week
  • 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.

  • Available 7 days a week
  • Location: Surf Shack

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