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Oahu Water Activities

With endless golden beaches, inviting blue waves and balmy weather, you can play in the water all year long on Oahu. If you’ve always dreamed of hanging ten on a long board, Waikiki Beach is the spot to learn. Duke Kahanamoku and the Waikiki Beach Boys popularized the art of hee nalu (wave sliding) in the waters of Waikiki Beach during the early 1900s, and it’s still a perfect place to take your first surfing lesson today.
 
Beyond surfing, you can explore the ocean by taking a group outrigger canoe ride off of Waikiki Beach. If you’re looking for something fun for the whole family to do, try snorkeling and swimming at one of Oahu’s many beautiful beaches. Take a sunset cruise or sailing excursion and you might spot a humpback breach during whale watching season (December through May). Sports fisherman can also charter a boat and fish for Pacific Blue Marlin, Ahi (yellowfin tuna), Ono (wahoo) or Mahimahi.
 
Satisfy your sporty side with other water activities in Oahu, including jet-skiing, parasailing, wind surfing, kite surfing, wakeboarding and bodyboarding (boogie boarding). Stand up paddle boarding (SUP)—where surfers stand on a larger board using a paddle to maneuver—has also become a popular alternative to surfing in the islands. With so many exciting activities, you'll understand why adventure thrives in the deep blue Pacific surrounding Oahu.

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Join Dolphins and You and explore the west side of Oahu and swim with wild dolphins
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Dolphins and You
Waianae Boat Harbor
85-471 Farrington Hwy
Waianae, HI 96792
Summary

"Dolphins and You" is the oldest and most prestigious dolphin sail and swimming tour in Hawaii. Come join us on our luxury coach bus out to our brand new boat and begin the “Experience of a Lifetime" swimming with dolphins in the wild and Hawaiian sea turtles.

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MC Ohana
Oahu
Makani Catamaran
1009 Ala Moana Blvd.
Slip F-1. Kewalo Harbor
Honolulu, HI 96814
Summary

Makani Catamaran is a luxury sailing vessel with a capacity of 80. Offering 3 sails daily.departing from Kewalo Harbor. With an experienced crew, full wet bar, interior cabin with large screen TV, and surround sound its World Class Sailing at its finest!

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GirlsWhoSurf1
Oahu
Girls Who Surf
1020 Auahi St.
Building 4, Bay 4
Honolulu, HI 96814
Summary

Surf Hnl formally Girls Who Surf takes pride in providing the highest quality surf lesson activity on Oahu. Combining extended trip duration with our small groups and uncrowded surf locations, you will not only just enjoy the time but really learn the sport of surfing.

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