3 years and older
3 hours
Oahu, Windward
12:30PM, 3:30PM, 9:30AM
Tour Times

UPDATED 2021: Description of activity subject to change without notice due to new limitations and updated capacities. Thank you.


  • Availability: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday (Closed Sunday)
  • Tour Time: 9:30 AM, 12:30 PM, 3:30 PM
  • Duration: 3 Hours

This is the Best Kayaking Experience on Oahu. This self-guided* Oahu kayak tour takes you up a calm river into the valley then out into the bay for a great view of the coast. Enjoy the picturesque landscape of turquoise ocean, secluded beach, green-clad mountains and plentiful jungle of Kahana Valley. The whole place has an amazonian like feel to it.

*No tour guide provided. You will need a vehicle to transport the equipment for about 1 mile. We provide foam pads and straps that fit most vehicles

Tour Highlights:

  • Great for anyone, easy to learn, relaxing and beautiful
  • Calm water on the river
  • Scenic views and plenty of green
  • One of the most exclusive places on Oahu to kayak


  • Apply sunscreen and wear a swimsuit
  • Bring/wear water shoes or athletic shoes if you want to hike around on Chinaman’s Hat.
  • If you bring snacks and water, be sure to pack out the trash.
  • Please leave valuables at home or use a drybag we provide with the self-guided experience.
  • Foam pads and straps are provided to help transport the kayaks.
  • Be prepared with a vehicle to transport the kayak for about 1 mile.
  • Life vests, all other kayak equipment is provided


  • Minimum Age is 3 years and older.
  • Maximum weight is 200 lbs per person. Our tandem kayak weight capacity is 425lbs.
  • Preferred if guest knows how to swim or have water experience and feel comfortable in the water.
  • No tour guide provided. You will need a vehicle to transport the equipment for about 1 mile. We provide foam pads and straps that fit most vehicles.
  • Guests will need to sign a waiver.

Meet-up location: Parking lot at Keneke’s Grill at Punaluu
53-138 Kamehameha Hwy Kaaawa, HI 96730
Google maps: https://goo.gl/maps/UTw2fML9aHy

It’s in front of a local restaurant called Keneke’s Grill. There is plenty of room to park before you continue to the kayaking location.
The driver will be there with the equipment at or a little before the reservation time. Our drivers often use personal vehicles, so keep an eye out for a vehicle with orange kayaks.

Ahupuaʻa ʻO Kahana State Park
Google maps: https://goo.gl/maps/fEpwrtsv2jk

Special Notes:
Please arrive 15 minutes prior to tour time.

Activity Company: Active Oahu Tours

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