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Kayak Wailua

4565 Haleilio Rd, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1312
+1 808-822-3388
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Outstanding day trip on Kauai

Had a fabulous trip with guide Lisa kayaking up to Wailua and hiking to the falls. This time of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Cary H
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Portland, Oregon
James was awesome!

My fiancé and I were referred here by friends and we couldn't be happier. Although kayaking is a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ashley H
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Our kayaking/hiking guided tour adventure is one of the few activities which can be enjoyed by all members of your family including grandma and grandpa. We invite you to read our 2000+ reviews; then check availability and reserve space at our website linked here on Trip Advisor.
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“secret falls” (310 reviews)
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4565 Haleilio Rd, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1312
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Reviewed yesterday

Had a fabulous trip with guide Lisa kayaking up to Wailua and hiking to the falls. This time of year the trail is quite muddy and hiking difficult so may be difficult with very young children.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

My fiancé and I were referred here by friends and we couldn't be happier. Although kayaking is a true test on your relationship, haha, it was overall a great experience. We met some awesome people who were so nice. Our tour guide James, however, was...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Kayak Wailua is a great company and Renee is a great guide. I'd advise doing the earliest slot you can get ( 8 a.m.) because the traffic increases later in the day and the winds on the return voyage can be strong later in the...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The guide, Ms. T, felt like family. The waterfall was amazing, and we learned a lot about Hawaiian culture. We even tried some edible plants along the trail. Overall, best guided tour on the island. The scenery on the kayak tour was beautiful.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We really lucked out. For one thing, flood warnings cancelled the days before our tour but cleared up just for the three of us to kayak the river. Next, we got what had to be their best guide Lisa. She was friendly, helpful and informative....More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a great time, but be aware that you may be paddling into the wind for 45 minutes each way and walking through mud. We didn’t mind it, but this tour is not for everyone. The guide Brandon was delightful. He was informative, friendly,...More

2  Thank Chris H
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Ricky was the best guide....super knowledgeable and fun! He was mindful of everyone’s needs on the tour. Ricky made sure we all had a great adventure while keeping us safe. The kayak down the river was beautiful and everyone could go at their own pace....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I visited Kauai mid February 2018 and tried the Wailua River Kayaking adventure. We were hesitant at first to go with a good tour, as we usually like to go on our own and make our own adventure, but we are so...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our day with Renee. She was fun and helpful. The trail will probably be muddy and it is slightly more challenging than walking along a dirt path but it is fun and the waterfall is worth the walk.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a really good time on this kayak/hike combo. The paddle up Wailua was pretty easy and took about 45 mins while our excellent tour guide Ricky informed us of the history of the river and various riverside flora. Once we got to the...More

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Juliana S
21 February 2018|
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Response from Steven G | Reviewed this property |
Yes, nothing to worry about. Just be ready to embrace the mud during the hike. It’s well worth it though!
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natullytully
29 May 2017|
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Response from GlobalPete2010 | Property representative |
The kayak paddling is about 45 minutes upstream and 45 minutes downstream with a round trip hike to and from the waterfalls in between the paddling segments. Total duration is about 4.5-5 hours depending upon the fitness of... More
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Aleecalee
15 May 2017|
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Response from GlobalPete2010 | Property representative |
We have two styles of singles if you wish to kayak by yourself. You can also paddle by yourself in a double kayak.
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