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Enjoy the Best Kayaking on Oahu

Kayak in Kailua to the Mokulua Islands, Kayak in Kualoa to Mokolii (Chinaman's Hat), Kayak in Kaneohe to the Kaneohe Bay Sandbar, or Explore the jungle river of Kahana near Laie.

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Tandem Kayak Rentals

The best way to see Oahu on the water

Need kayaks and a convenient location to pick them up at? We provide the best value Oahu kayak rentals on the island. We rent out tandem kayaks so you can enjoy the best kayaking locations on Oahu. Reserve kayaks to go out to Kailua Bay to explore Popoia or the Mokulua Islands, paddle to Mokoli'i (Chinaman's Hat) Island, venture out to the Kaneohe Bay Sandbar or Paddle the rain forest river in Kahana Valley and experience the epic mountains of the Ko'oloau Mountain Range.

 8am-5pm       Kailua

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Chinaman’s Hat Self-Guided Kayak Tour

Oahu's Best Kayaking Adventure

Experience ocean kayaking to Mokolii on our Chinaman's Hat Self-Guided Kayak Tour*. We provide everything you need to have a great and safe time out on the water. You'll get kayaks, seat backs, life vests, dry bags safety equipment, heavy duty pads, straps and private instruction before you set out on your own to experience Chinaman's Hat. Experience this one of a kind Oahu adventure with plenty of epic views. We suggest this tour for individuals who are experienced in kayaking or are comfortable kayaking in the ocean.

*We conveniently provide the kayaks and beach gear at our Kailua storefront for pickup so you can easily have a great time out on Mokoli'i after we provide you with on-site instruction, and helpful info.

 4 Hours       Kualoa


Experience the amazing views and surreal experience of standing on the Kaneohe Bay Sandbar on your kayaking adventure. The kayaking route to the Kaneohe Sandbar is protected by a barrier reef and has underwater coral islands along the way. Get plenty of sun and kayaking time on this 4 hour or all-day Kaneohe Bay Sandbar kayak experience.

*We make your Kaneohe Bay Sandbar experience a breeze. You will meet us at our Kailua storefront and we will provide roof pads and straps so you can drive 20 minutes down the road and launch the kayak straight into Kaneohe Bay from He'eia Kea Boat Harbor.

 4 hrs/All Day       Kaneohe Bay

Hiking and Kayaking Tour, epic view

Beach Equipment Rentals

We help make your Oahu adventures a breeze with our kayak and beach gear rental delivery service and hand-picked self-guided tours.

Paddle in an ocean kayak out to the offshore island of Mokolii, up a mountain stream in Kahana Valley, or in the calm sheltered Kaneohe Bay without having to visit a rental shop. We have all the beach gear you need to have an adventure on Oahu. We help make your Oahu kayaking dreams come true.

Meet us on the Windward side, we’ll bring the kayaks.

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Hiking and Kayaking Tour, epic view

Have an Adventure

Join us for an off-the-beaten-path adventure to experience some of the best kayaking on North Shore Oahu and the Windward side.

We’ve explored all over Oahu, so take advantage of our experience and sign up for one of our self-guided kayak tours. Have a real Oahu adventure, not a standard large group bus tour. We help give you everything you need to paddle your way through the most memorable experiences of your vacation.

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Plan Your Oahu Kayaking Adventure

We are based out of Kailua where we have our storefront. Make a reservation with us and we will set you up with kayaks, beach gear and amazing self-guided experiences.

We provide a rental service and can suggest some of the best places to experience Oahu’s natural beauty. We also have some hand-picked self-guided experiences that are perfect if you are looking for something specific, pre-planned, and approachable but don’t have the time to do the research and extra planning that comes with a regular rental.

We offer self-guided stand-up paddle boarding or self-guided kayak tours on a secluded river in Kahana Valley and ocean kayaking to Mokolii, Chinaman’s Hat, where you can hike and see amazing views. You can also try kayaking to the Kaneohe Bay Sandbar and snorkel from your kayak to see the coral reef.

We also offer kayaking to the Mokulua islands in Kailua Bay where you will get a permit to land your kayak on the beach of the bird sanctuary.

Join us for a single activity or do a multi-day rental so you can keep adventuring for your whole trip. We help make your Oahu kayaking adventures a breeze so you have more time on the water packed with priceless memories that you can take home with you.


Active Oahu 2022 Travelers' Choice Award

Active Oahu, LLC Wins 2022 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Award for Tours and Activities

Travelers’ Choice recognizes businesses that consistently deliver great service. Active Oahu, LLC ranks among the top 10% of listings on Tripadvisor.

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“We booked kayaks for our family to go to Mokoli’i. I was so impressed with the knowledge and responsiveness. Jared contacted me before our self guided tour and was there on time and available at pick-up. He was friendly and helpful as we navigated this most epic journey. I would 100% recommend this company to others.”

Mindy S

“…There was great communication with the staff and they were very informative as well. We had a very enjoyable time and would definitely use Active Oahu Tours kayak rental company again!”


“Excellent customer service from Logan. I was staying down in Waikiki and he texted me in the morning to confirm all the details before I came out!”…”Super fun morning and I recommend it to everyone interested in a great activity away from the crowds of Waikiki. I ubered out to the meeting location from Waikiki and was able to catch an Uber back easily.”

C Bland