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San Diego Shaka Fest

April 28, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

2018 San Diego Shaka Fest

Join Aqua Adventures at the 5th Annual San Diego Shaka Fest – The fusion of Hawaiian culture, arts & athletics!

This event hosts a youth-only canoe regatta, SUP race for adults and keiki’s, stages of da kine Hawaiian and Tahitian entertainment, boutique vendors and island inspired food vendors to enjoy.

Bring your entire family for this fun event located on Mission Bay. Proceeds go to Nā Koa Kai Canoe Club, a non-profit youth only Hawaiian cultural immersion program for youths of all walks of life.


Race details: 

The 4-mile Kapuna race will take place on Mission Bay. This spectator friendly course allows all fans to catch the action on the water as participants battle it out to the finish line!

The 1 mile Menehune SUP (little people/kids) race for all ages will be a downwind sprint adjacent to Crown Point shores.  This race will be super spectator friendly so everyone can cheer on our little guys as they paddle their hearts out on their boards!

The 4-mile long distance course for the Hawaiian Outrigger Canoe Race will follow the same course as the 4-mile SUP race also making it a fun race!


April 28, 2018
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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De Anza Bay
De Anza Cove
San Diego, 92109
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Cancellations: Full payment is required at the time of reservation to reserve your place on any local tour.

Full Refund: We reserve the right to change any itinerary to match existing conditions. If we must cancel due to unsafe or unsuitable weather or sea conditions (as determined by our qualified staff), you will have your choice of credit, or a full refund. We are not responsible for non-refundable hotel or transportation costs.

Full Refund: If you cancel more than 24 hours before your tour, you will receive a refund or credit (your choice).

No Refund: No refund or credit will be given if you cancel less than 24 hours before your tour for any reason, including those beyond your control. You may substitute another paddler provided they meet any skill or experience requirements.