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Na Pali Catamaran

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5-5190 Kuhio Hwy, Ching Young Village, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
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Best views of the Na Pali Coast!

I was amazed at all the views while on our way out to the snorkeling spot! While it was quite rough... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Shelby G
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Kirkland, Washington
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Amazing Morning!!

We saw whales twice, bottle nose dolphins, spinner dolphins, a sea turtle and a monk seal. The... read more

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
pezzy7
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Chandler, Arizona
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Experience the Majestic NaPali Coast 3 Tours Daily 4 hour tours, "Early Bird" 7:30am-11:30am -"Photo Favorite" 12:30pm-4:30pm 2 Hour "Evening Tour" 5:15pm-7:15pm Departing from Hanalei Bay, sightseeing and snorkeling the majestic Na Pali Coast is the experience of a lifetime. Established in 1972, Na Pali Catamaran has a perfect safety score as well as a new 35' Power Catamaran. Offering shade and protection, the Kamahele Kai II is powerful, spacious and comfortable. Because Kamahele Kai II has no sail, we take you into many secret and sacred sea caves while introducing you to dolphins, sea turtles and seasonal Humpback whales along the way. Kamahele Kai II is built to carry 24, but we limit our passenger count to 18, allowing us to snorkel Kauai's world renown Nualolo State Park!! Na Pali Catamaran offers both 2 hour and 4 hour excursions daily. Please call or book online now. YOUR experience of a lifetime awaits you!
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5-5190 Kuhio Hwy, Ching Young Village, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was amazed at all the views while on our way out to the snorkeling spot! While it was quite rough (4/18) were throwing up!) it was incredible! The snorkeling itself was underwhelming, but I would recommend the trip if you want some incredible pictures.

1  Thank Shelby G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We saw whales twice, bottle nose dolphins, spinner dolphins, a sea turtle and a monk seal. The views are like nothing you’ve ever seen before. The crew was fun and kept us entertained and the food was delicious. Is was our most expensive adventure on...More

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2  Thank pezzy7
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The title of my review pretty much says it all. The boat and equipment were spotlessly clean, well maintained and in perfect order. The young men operating the tour were capable, safety minded, knowledgeable about the area and the ocean, they were friendly but not...More

2  Thank Bis54
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you havent done this then you are missing out on something great. The tour and the service was exceptional. Highly recommend it.

2  Thank prasannta v
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour was cancelled due to weather. My review is based on that process. I booked several tours for our trip and this was the only trip that did not send a confirmation email the day before with a reminder and overview. We had an...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Incredible experience! The crew was kind, attentive, funny, and knowledgeable. It far exceeded my expectations. The beauty of the Napali coast was breathtaking. We saw dolphins, a humpback and her young baby and got to snorkel with turtles and all kinds of fish. Loved it...More

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1  Thank Alison H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked this tour based on Trip Advisor reviews and had an amazing experience. We lucked out on the weather with blue skies and calm seas. Captain Nick and first Mate Miguel were great hosts. They were very knowledgable about the Coast and it’s many features...More

2  Thank James L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The crew was wonderful, helpful and my daughter and I had a great time. Although the view was amazing, having the ability to drive the boat into the cave was the best part and a lot of fun. We even saw whales and a sea...More

2  Thank RobandTracey9
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Catamaran1, Office Staff at Na Pali Catamaran, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha, Thank you for writing a review! The sea caves are one of my favorite parts of the tour also! We are happy to hear you had great time and we appreciate the feedback. If you find yourself back on Kaua'i and would like to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The weather was beautiful and calm. Migel and Nick were very knowledgeable about the area, making many stops a long the way to explain different things up the coastline. They were very accommodating with the snorkeling, life vests and water wings for those who are...More

3  Thank Chuck S
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Catamaran1, Office Staff at Na Pali Catamaran, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking time to write a review! It sounds like you had a perfect day for your tour! We are glad you had a great experience and hope to share the Na Pali Coast with you again. When you return to our beautiful...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a wonderful experience. Of course there were things out of the captain and crew’s control, such as perfect weather, a few humpback whale sightings, and a calm ocean, but the captain and crew provided us with great service, a ton of info, and...More

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3  Thank Adriana Lopez K
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Catamaran1, Front Office Manager at Na Pali Catamaran, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha, Thank you so much for choosing Na Pali Catamaran! That's so awesome that you got to see some humpback whales! The crews corny jokes are my favorite part. Our captains years of experience definitely make them trustworthy. If and when you find yourself back...More

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Joe Z
18 April 2018|
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You’ll have to co tact the company
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Nora M
18 November 2017|
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Response from DaveC-AZCat | Reviewed this property |
Well, the boat is really moving at times, and the water can be choppy. Plus, it's a long afternoon for a child that young. I think a slightly older child, that could enjoy the boat ride, and swimming or snorkeling, might be... More
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BRETT_KATIE
24 August 2017|
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Response from DaveC-AZCat | Reviewed this property |
Ours was more like a traditional motor boat. So, no nets. But we were able to stand up in the prow and take in the scenery
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