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Blue Dolphin Charters

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Address: 4353 Waialo Road, #2-6B7B, Eleele, Kauai, HI 96705
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+1 808-335-5553
07:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

No visit to Kauai is complete without an adventure on the Na Pali Coast!...

No visit to Kauai is complete without an adventure on the Na Pali Coast! Blue Dolphin Charters is proud to run the two largest motor sailing catamarans on Kauai specializing in tours of the Na Pali Coast and the forbidden island of Niihau. Whether you are here for a family vacation, honeymoon or looking for a new adventure, Blue Dolphin Charters will make your trip to Kauai a memorable experience for years to come!

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Sunset Dinner Cruise Off The Na Pali Coast
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Deluxe Na Pali Snorkel Tour On Kauai With Optional SCUBA
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Niihau and Na Pali Coast Kauai Snorkel Cruise with Optional Scuba

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Napali Coast, Kauai

The Napali coast by boat is a "not to miss" adventure.  The coastline cannot be seen other than by boat or air, and boat gets one up close.  It is an awesome view. The captain... read more

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Sunnyvale, California
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The Napali coast by boat is a "not to miss" adventure.  The coastline cannot be seen other than by boat or air, and boat gets one up close.  It is an awesome view. The captain, Cole, and his team, Jen and Michael, were outstanding.  They were true comedians, but really kept their eyes on the passengers and were serious about... More 

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el dorado hills, ca
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went snorkeling and sight seeing on this trip. Saw schools of dolphis; saw whales. But the highlight of this was the view we got of the Napali Coast. Decent continental breakfast; decent lunch; excellent drinks. Christian, Crosby and Matt were the guys on board. Crosby was the friendliest and most helpful of the three, as Christian was driving the boat.

Thank mary l
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The snorkeling tour was awesome! We had Chad as our captain. We started out in the morning and our first stop was the snorkeling spot. I was very pleasantly surprised that they had prescription masks, so I could actually see underwater! The crew members were very friendly and helpful. Chad had many stories about various areas of the napali coast,... More 

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Lake Oswego, Oregon
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was a repeat event for us. We've done this and other cruises with Blue Dolphin in the past. On this cruise we had a great crew...Josh, Matt and Chad (Captain). We ended up seeing 8 whales that day...in fact we saw a "baby calf" up-close while cruising on the Napali Coast. Very cool!

Thank winsorjenkins
Raleigh, North Carolina
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Cpt Chad and crew were great! Heck of a skipper and extremely knowledgeable about the area. We would certainly do it again.

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Philadelphia, New York
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Please, please understand your body before you do the Na Pali cruise!!! The cruise and the staff were fantastic. The food and drink were great as well. The sea was "choppy" and you will get wet. Me and the wife had a blast! But about 5 of our 25 were sick the whole time. Make sure you can handle it... More 

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Troutdale, Oregon
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Captain Roy, Robert and Nate were awesome on the cruise. Three of us went and we all had a great time. The scenery was wonderful and the food was great. The water was rough the day we wentand the captain asked if we still wanted to go and everyone was ready and willing. Turned out to be great day for... More 

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London, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our crew, Captain Roy, Jen, Nate and Joff were great! They made sure we were safe and comfortable, were very helpful, efficient and above all great personalities. It didn't feel like they do this all the time, they gave us all personal attention and really cared about their passengers. The scenery along the Na Pali Coast is spectactlar! Plus, we... More 

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Tucson, AZ
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Captain Joe and his crew did a very commendable job of providing an enjoyable sunset dinner of the Napali coast. With some fairly significant "swells", we able to get very close to the caves and arches along the coast. The dinner was very good and plentiful. We were able to see whales and a sea turtle. The only disappointment was... More 

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Hurst, tx
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lot of fun on a cruise on Blue Dolphin up to see the NaPoli Coast. The water was a bit rough, so while we did stop for snorkeling, we werent as far North as the crew would like to have taken us. However, we saw a lot of fish and the crew was very helpful for two... More 

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