Kona Surf Lessons, Snorkel, Stand Up Paddle Board and kayaks
Stand Up Paddle Spots

It’s a Big Island Out There with Some Great Places to Paddle

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The insider scoop on the best stand up paddle board spots.


An stand up paddle board is one of the most versatile surf crafts in the water. You can use it to travel, to surf and to explore places that are not accessible by land. Want to see where Captain Cook first came to Hawaii? Grab your paddle, because you can’t get there by land.

There are lots of great places to paddle in Kona and we can recommend the perfect spot for you.

Keauhou Bay, birthplace of the famed King Kamehameha III, is an ideal place to snorkel, kayak, stand up paddle or even try the Hawaiian sport of Outrigger Canoeing.

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Kealakekua Bay, home of the famed Captain Cook Monument, is a premier snorkeling, kayaking and stand up paddling spot in South Kona. It is the only underwater state park on Hawaii’s Big Island.

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Kahalu’u Bay is revered as one of the best spots for snorkeling and surfing in Kona, Hawaii. This easy access snorkeling spot is home to one of the largest collections of diverse tropical fish on the Big Island.

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