Surfers shaka
Surfers shaka

Family

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. 

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Children's surf lesson Only at Turtle Bay

Grom Surf Experience | JOB

The best way to introduce your grom (child) to the sport of surfing. For keiki 12 and under, the specially trained instructors at the Jamie O'Brien Surf Experience offer a one (1) hour, custom one-on-one introduction to surfing. Providing your child their perfect first waves in a safe and fun environment.

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Shaka Kayak Only at Turtle Bay

Turtle Tour | Shaka Kayaks

Take a kayaking tour across the calm waters of Kawela Bay to spot honu (Hawaiian green sea turtles). Hear stories from your local guide and gain a deeper connection to this special place and the vibrant marine life below it. Families, couples, and adventure-seekers are all welcomed. 

Save by purchasing the Nature Lover's Package, a deal to experience all "Shaka" tours on sea, land and air.

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Hawaiian Nene Goose Only at Turtle Bay

Bird Watching Tour | Shaka Kukakuka

Kukakuka means talk story. In this enriching educational tour, you'll be transported in an electric safari vehicle over 7 miles off-road to explore the resort's wilderness trails. Spotting native birds along the way and hearing stories of Hawaiian culture and the history of WWII. 

Save by purchasing the Nature Lover's Package, a deal to experience all "Shaka" tours on sea, land and air.

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Stargazing Hawaii

Stargazing | Stargazers of Hawaii

Experience a private, small group stargazing event high-powered telescope guided by an expert astronomer. Guests will have the opportunity to see details of planets and stars as well as learn about constellations and Hawaiian Navigation. 

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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. 

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Surf with a Pup Only at Turtle Bay

Surf with Pup | North Shore Ocean Guides

Catch a wave with Rocky and his friendly surfing dogs on this fun and unique experience. Families and keiki will enjoy spending time in the water with the company of man's best friend.

To Book Experience, Call 808.293.6020 or Email Concierge 

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.

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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).

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Filming

The Case of the Missing Movie Scripts | Shaka PI

Experience the newest adventure at Turtle Bay Resort by helping Shaka PI solve The Case of the Missing Movie Scripts. The experience is part scavenger and treasure hunt with a movie trivia. Explore over 2.5 miles of Turtle Bay Resort property 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!

Save by purchasing the Nature Lover's Package, a deal to experience all "Shaka" tours on sea, land and air.

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Courts

Tennis Court Rental

Play a friendly game or practice your skills at one of our four tennis courts. Equipment is not included, but we have rackets, balls, and a ball machine available for rent and cans of new balls to purchase. 

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Mountain Bike

Bike Rental

Take a ride along our seaside pathways and scenic trails. From beach cruisers to mountain and electric bikes, we offer a wide variety of quality bike rentals for you to explore at your own pace.

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bocce balls

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!

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Lei

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.

See our Calendar of Events or Visit the Guide Post

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. 

See our Calendar of Events or Visit the Guide Post

Hula Dancers

Hula ʻAuana Lessons

Discover the beauty of Hawaiʻi's storytelling dance. Learn basic hand gestures and footwork with our kumu (teacher), which will lead you to a hula number that corresponds to our 'ukulele lesson. Reservations highly recommended.

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Pony Meet-n-Greet Only at Turtle Bay

Pony Meet & Greet | The Stables

Get up close with our four-legged friends at The Stables. 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.

See our Calendar of Events or Visit the Guide Post

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. 

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Papale Niu

Papale Niu Workshop

Ulana Lau Niu is the art of weaving Coconut Fronds, This practice dates back from the earliest Polynesian times. The coconut tree is know throughout the pacific as being the Tree of Life. Come and join in this fun, creative and cultural workshop. You will be taught how to make your very own Hawaiian Coconut Hat (or Papale Niu). Very popular here on the island and you will be able to cherish this memory forever.

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