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Waikīkī Beach Services at the Royal Hawaiian

Located in front of the “Pink Palace of the Pacific,”  Waikīkī Beach Services at the Royal Hawaiian offers surf lessons, stand up paddling lessons, canoe surfing, umbrella rentals and a variety of board rentals on the most iconic stretch of Waikīkī Beach fronting the Royal Hawaiian Hotel. Learn to surf at the famous “Canoes” surf break, only a few yards away from our activity desk, or relax in a private umbrella set with a picture perfect view of Diamond Head as a backdrop.

From $90

STAND UP PADDLING is rapidly emerging as one of the most popular aquatic sports. The sheltered waters and picturesque setting make Waikīkī an exceptional location for stand-up paddling.

Please note that beginning January 1, 2024 a $1 fee will be collected for each surf, SUP or canoe ride participant. This fee is for the OSF, or Ocean Stewardship Fund, a fund created by the State of Hawaiʻi and enforced by the Department of Land and Natural Resources. Read more about it in our FAQs section or on the DLNR website.

From $90

LEARN TO SURF FROM A WAIKĪKĪ BEACHBOY while visiting Waikīkī. The gentle, rolling waves and sandy ocean bottom make it a perfect place for beginners to learn the art of he’enalu, or “board sliding.” With the experienced and knowledgeable instructors of Waikīkī Beach Services, you can quickly gain confidence and enjoy the thrill of surfing in a safe and supportive environment.

Please note that beginning January 1, 2024, a $1 fee will be collected for each surf, SUP, or canoe ride participant. This fee is for the OSF, or Ocean Stewardship Fund, created by the State of Hawaiʻi and enforced by the Department of Land and Natural Resources. Read more about it in our FAQs section or on the DLNR website.

From $45

Outrigger canoe surfing is an excellent alternative for those seeking an authentic Hawaiian water activity without engaging in a surf lesson. This activity provides an opportunity to surf waves on an outrigger canoe, which has a long-standing history in Hawaiian culture. Waikīkī Beach is the only location where this experience can be enjoyed. Outrigger canoe surfing offers a thrilling ride that showcases the beauty of the ocean and the Hawaiian coastline in a unique way.

Please note that beginning January 1, 2024, a $1 fee will be collected for each surf, SUP, or canoe ride participant. This fee is for the OSF, or Ocean Stewardship Fund, created by the State of Hawaiʻi and enforced by the Department of Land and Natural Resources. Read more about it in our FAQs section or on the DLNR website.

From $450

In the Hawaiian culture, when our loved one passes on, we do not say goodbye but “a hui hou”, or “until we meet again,” as a sign of hope and love. Waikīkī Beach Services provides a simple yet beautiful burial at sea service.

Please note that beginning January 1, 2024, a $1 fee will be collected for each canoe participant. This fee is for the OSF, or Ocean Stewardship Fund, created by the State of Hawaiʻi and enforced by the Department of Land and Natural Resources. Read more about it in our FAQs section or on the DLNR website.