Family Lawn Games
Family Lawn Games


You come to Turtle Bay to escape, discover, explore. Our nearly 1,300 acres of super natural landscape, five miles of unspoiled coastline, and seven beaches provide nearly endless opportunities for exploration. If you're traveling with little ones, teens, or young adults, you'll find lots of ways to keep everyone entertained. 

Jamie O'Brien Surf Experience Only at Turtle Bay

Grom Surf Experience | Jamie O'Brien Surf Experience

The best way to introduce your grom (child) to the sport of surfing. Designed for keiki 12 and under, specially trained instructors provide one (1) hour, custom one-on-one introduction to surfing in a safe and fun environment.

Kariel Mermaid Only at Turtle Bay

Kariel's Mermaid Academy

Give your child a chance to swim like a mermaid while wearing one of our unique swimmable mermaid fins. Designed for keiki 4-12, this 45-min class will be a magical memory your child will hold onto forever.

Mermaid Only at Turtle Bay

The Brave Mermaid Show

Come and see the magic of Oʻahu's own mermaid. Let Kariel delight your keiki with tales from her underwater adventures and the colorful friends she meets along the way. Then watch her tail shimmer as she swims and splashes around the pool.

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Hawaiian Nene Goose Only at Turtle Bay

Bird Watching Tour | Shaka Kukakuka

Wander across unspoiled coastline in an electric safari vehicle with this enriching educational tour. Traverse over 7 miles off-road to explore wilderness trails, spotting native birds and hearing stories of Hawaiian culture and the history of WWII. Experience all "Shaka" tours on sea, land and air with the Nature Lover's Package.


The Case of the Missing Movie Scripts | Shaka PI

This island scavenger hunt will help you explore 2.5 miles of our resort while brushing up on your movie trivia in search of clues that will lead you to your final destination. Want a preview? Play this mini escape room challenge in your guest room for a taste of the fun!

Beach Picnic Only at Turtle Bay

Beach Picnic

Make your stay even more memorable with a beachside picnic or outdoor movie night. Whatever the occasion, let our local experts handle all of the details to delight you and your loved ones. 

Stargazing Hawaii

Stargazing | Stargazers of Hawaii

This small, private event gives you an opportunity to explore the planets, stars, and beyond through a high-powered telescope. Let our expert astronomer guide you through the Hawaiian night sky, while sharing their knowledge on the constellations and Hawaiian navigation.

Jr. Waterman Adventure

Jr. Waterman Adventure | North Shore Ocean Guides

The calm waters of Kawela Bay is the perfect spot for keiki (children) to play. For ages 7-17 years old, this epic adventure includes an outrigger canoe ride, swimming, tandem surfing, and stand up paddle boarding (SUP).

live like a local adventure

Live Like a Local Adventure | North Shore Ocean Guides

Kids ages 7-17 can do as locals do. Venture on an outrigger canoe ride to see honu (Hawaiian green sea turtles). Take a beachside ʻukulele lesson. Go crab hunting. All within the spectacular setting of Kawela Bay.

Pony Meet-n-Greet Only at Turtle Bay

Pony Meet & Greet | The Stables

Get up close with our four-legged friends. This family-friendly activity is perfect for little ones who are curious about horses. Get an introduction to basic horse knowledge and care. Reservations highly recommended.

Carving lesson Only at Turtle Bay

Wood Carving Lesson

Learn step by step how to tell your own story through carving. Led by a Polynesian artist, discover different designs and techniques in our unique hands-on-experience catered to all ages. Sign up for a carving lesson today and create your very own carved story to take home with you.

Family Lawn Games

Lawn Games

Connect to your inner child or play with the family. Mix up your Turtle Bay stay with some friendly outdoor fun. Corn hole, spike ball, giant jenga, giant connect four, bocce ball...who says kids have all the fun. Meet you on the lawn!


Lei Making | ʻOkika Creations

Lei is a symbol of aloha. Learn more about this rich tradition and how to string a Lei of flowers for your loved one. Reservations highly recommended.

Ukuklele Lessons

Ukulele Lessons

Let's play music together. In this introductory lesson you'll learn basic 'ukulele chords and strum to a Hawaiian tune. Reservations highly recommended.

Kuilima Farm

Kuilima Farm Tour

Take a tour of our 468-acre farm. Nestled between Kahuku’s Mauka (mountains) and Makai (ocean), Kuilima Farm is home to bountiful ecosystems that connect land and sea. 

Papale Niu

Papale Niu Workshop

Passed down through generations, Ulana Lau Niu is the art of weaving coconut fronds. Take a hands-on approach when you learn how to weave your own Papale Niu (Hawaiian Coconut Hat). Join this cultural workshop and bring home a special souvenir.