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Three Friends Stand Up Paddle Adventures

Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816
+1 808-286-0309
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An awesome SUP experience!

My grandson, Andrew and I took a SUP lesson with Vanya on 7/28/2014. Andrew had paddled before, and... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2014
Vacaville, California
A SUP run through the Jungle

My wife and I went paddling with Vanya in June. She took us up the Kahana River from Kahana Bay... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2014
P Town
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Stand Up Paddle Lessons and Tours. Learn to SUP in a laid-back environment. Lots of individual attention. Explore the coast line doing an easy down-wind run. Enjoy the beautiful ocean, get a little exercise and have lots of fun! Private lessons only. Owner-operated.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816
Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816
+1 808-286-0309
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Reviewed 2 August 2014

My grandson, Andrew and I took a SUP lesson with Vanya on 7/28/2014. Andrew had paddled before, and was standing and paddling right away. This was my first time trying to SUP. I was excited about paddling, but also a little nervous. Vanya quickly put...More

Thank Vicky707
Reviewed 29 July 2014

My wife and I went paddling with Vanya in June. She took us up the Kahana River from Kahana Bay. The experience was less than thrilling and just OK. Nothing really to see. Less scenic than the Hanalei river on Kauai which we happened SUP...More

Thank PTownKenR
Reviewed 20 June 2014

A last minute call to Vanya for SUP lessons for our family became an amazing sunset experience! Ron and Ray met us at Ala Moana beach at 5 pm. They gave us instructions on different paddling strokes and of course how to get back on...More

1  Thank Janice M
Reviewed 2 June 2014

My husband and I took SUPing lessons with Vanya from Three Friends Stand Up Paddle Adventures. It was a perfect day and so much fun. Vanya was an excellent instructor and we had a blast. If you're headed to Honolulu and are considering taking paddle...More

Thank Linda N
Reviewed 8 April 2014

The two-mile downwind run with Vanya was the highlight of my activities on Oahu. I love being outside in the sun and on the water and while I had SUPed before on a freshwater delta, the ocean was new. Vanya gave great instruction on how...More

Thank K N
Reviewed 30 March 2014

My husband and I booked our paddleboard lessons online for our trip to Honolulu and I was a little nervous because a) we had never paddleboarded before and b) we really didn't know what to expect, but Vanya was such a treat and we wound...More

Thank Megan G
Reviewed 26 March 2014

Vanya gives simple instructions and has the patience of a sage. It was just me solo, and I had a lovely time paddling along and chatting even though we'd just met. She's also quite open about assessing the weather/where you should go/Plan B in case...More

Thank Rhonda B
Reviewed 28 February 2014

I found V here on TripAdvisor and it was an awesome experience. V selected the Hawaii Kai location for my adventure, which was perfect. The access to the location was easy to find and parking was easy (as a bonus, Costco is nearby for a...More

1  Thank slc_singer
Reviewed 24 February 2014

I had a great time paddling with Vanya of Three Friends. She is a great instructor and guide as well as a very friendly, and fun person. She pays attention to the little details too -- making for a terrific experience. If I get to...More

Thank VerdeCyclist
Reviewed 17 February 2014

I finally learned to SUP while in Hawaii last week. I found Three Friends through Trip Advisor. Vanya was a fantastic instructor, and she is very organized and prompt with making arrangements. The basics are straight forward, and she is more than capable and helpful...More

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