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Na Pali Riders

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Na Pali Riders is in Kauai. We specialize in Zodiac raft adventures along...

Na Pali Riders is in Kauai. We specialize in Zodiac raft adventures along Kauai's infamous Na Pali Coast. Tours include dolphins, whales, snorkeling, entering mystic sea caves, and an unforgettable journey not to be missed.

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Terrific excursion - wear gloves!

Your in a zodiac raft and if it's a windy day, you're going to bounce and bounce your way towards the Na Pali which means as you hold on to the rope if sitting on the sides of the... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2016
Clayton, California
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San Jose, California
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

The short and sweet: Great customer service and communication A powerful and fast raft Beautiful scenery Cool animal encounters Some good and not so great provisions Plenty of photo opportunities and the option to purchase a DVD This is not for people who get motion sickness! Weather can make or break your experience More details: 1. When I called 10... More 

2 Thank Amy T
Bilbao, Spain
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Although the na pali coast is great and we got to see the caves which is something you can't if going on a catamaran. I would not recommend this option of tour, it is too long (4h) for a strenuous ride in which you get continuous bumps, in a full boat where you can hardly find a place in the... More 

1 Thank Silvia_bilbao_13
Napali_Riders, Guest Relations Manager at Na Pali Riders, responded to this review

The 30' Zodiac raft utilized with Na Pali Riders creates a very thrilling, adventurous ride for passengers who are seeking this type of experience when touring Na Pali Coast. Morning tours at 7:30 am are always calmer and have more dolphin encounters as this is when these animals come into the shoreline areas. The 12:00 pm afternoon tour occurs during... More 

McLean, Virginia
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Captain Chris, John and Brad were an excellent team to excursion with. They paid attention to safety, showed us all the best that the Napoli coast has to offer. They were fun, attentive and courteous to all guests. The boat was comfortable even at maximum occupancy (we had 30 w crew). They offered fruit, water and chips which were the... More 

Thank Kimberly K
Bay Area, CA
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117 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

We went on this tour as a family. We saw dolphins and sea caves. There was also snorkeling. It was a fantastic way to see the coast.

Thank Jenn H
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29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Captain Chris took us on an amazing adventure exploring the Na Pali coast! The crew was friendly, knowledgeable, and we always felt safe as we explored the coast, waterfalls, and caves. Thank you and we look forward to the next adventure.

Thank Hailchaser
Clayton, California
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133 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Your in a zodiac raft and if it's a windy day, you're going to bounce and bounce your way towards the Na Pali which means as you hold on to the rope if sitting on the sides of the raft, your knuckles are going to rub and you'll get blisters like we did. Just bring a pair of gloves, like... More 

Thank TravelinWillers
Leamington, Canada
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48 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

This tour is not what I expected. I was hoping for a nice calm ride along the coast where I could take pictures and relax. This was the complete opposite and I held on for dear life as this tour hits every wave and gets airborne. It's terrifying but one of the funnest things we did. Once got over my... More 

1 Thank areimer99
Arlington, Texas
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Having recently completed yet another NaPali Coast tour (with a different company-- have now done 8 total, several different companies) I can truly say NaPali Riders is my favorite!! They are the only ones that really do cover the majority of the NaPali coastline (most recent one left from Port Allen/west side and turned around at Kalalau Valley!). NaPali Riders... More 

1 Thank kewtexas
hemet, ca
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35 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016

We had a beautiful excursion of the Na Pali coast and I can highly recommend this company if you are looking for adventurous way to see the Na Pali Coast. The ride on the zodiac is an E-ticket ride and the view is magnificent. Phil was our photographer and deck hand and he was personal and very knowledgeable.

Thank pennie349
Norfolk, Virginia
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2016

We booked our tour for Wednesday, but it bot pushed back to Thursday due to weather and swells. Our tour was with intentioned to view the Na Pali Coast and caves within, however the swells were still rough when we showed up on Thursday and the tour turned into a whale watching trip. The crew made lemonade out of lemons... More 

Thank Taylor M

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