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Kayak Wailua

4565 Haleilio Rd, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1312
+1 808-822-3388
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Ricky lead a memorable experience

We had heard about Secret Falls and were looking for way to get there when we stumbled across Kayak... read more

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Lori D
Fantastic kayaking experience

We had booked a last minute slot for the afternoon session and had an amazing time. A 5min minibus... read more

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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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  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“secret falls” (284 reviews)
“the river” (648 reviews)
“our tour guide” (192 reviews)
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4565 Haleilio Rd, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1312
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+1 808-822-3388

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Reviewed yesterday

We had heard about Secret Falls and were looking for way to get there when we stumbled across Kayak Wailua. They were priced very well for what they offered. A 2 1/2 mile kayak, a 1 mile hike, and then you get to play at...More

Thank Lori D
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had booked a last minute slot for the afternoon session and had an amazing time. A 5min minibus ride to the river and we started kayaking. Lisa was our guide and she was full of information and stories. The secret waterfalls were amazing and...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great way to check out Wailua river and inner parts of Kauai. The "secret" falls aren't secret but the views are amazing! It was a little more than I was expecting kayaking down the river ( coming back was harder) but being a fairly fit...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really really impressed. We were recommended to do this tour by a friend who did it on her honeymoon a few weeks ago. So we did it on our own honeymoon this week... and it was actually a highlight of the trip AND probably the...More

1  Thank Charlotte_Wimbledon
GlobalPete2010, Owner at Kayak Wailua, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review. Please be advised that guides are never authorized to ask, hint, suggest, or mention tips or gratuity. Waiters in reputable hotels will be immediately fired for this policy infraction. I am very glad that you informed me and appropriate action...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We greatly enjoyed our time kayaking & hiking through the dense tropical forest. Our guide Sean was knowledgeable, personable, & mellow & kept us all safe throughout. This tour is great for those who enjoy active outdoor fun & breathtaking surroundings. Sunscreen, swimwear, comfortable, durable,...More

Thank Danielle B
Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I booked this kayak tour as part of our honeymoon trip to Kauai. We went out with Kawika with a 12 PM group. We arrived there at about 11:15 since we know that traffic can be tricky getting through Lihue and we...More

1  Thank Jackie C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a relaxing morning before going to our 11:00am kayak/hike with Kayak Wailua. We checked in with no issues and waited for our ride to the river. Our guide, Troy, was very laid back and mellow. His overview was a little light and not...More

1  Thank Mike G
GlobalPete2010, Owner at Kayak Wailua, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with Kayak Wailua. You are absolutely correct when you advise others that this adventure is "not for everybody". As an outfitter for this adventure, we do not discriminate against unfit or overweight persons and we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went on this tour with Marty. We are seniors and found we could handle this trip. Marty was very good to see that we crossed the streams safely. He was knowledgable about the vegetation and culture and kept us well informed.

Thank dandatow
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked in advance. Kayakking on the river, each turn was greener and greener. After kayakking walking through muddy paths to the secret fall for a swim. Includes transport and water resistance bags. Doable for kids too, however be aware for slippery walk. Loved our tour...More

Thank Jerickje
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and her two nieces were visiting me from the mainland and wanted badly to hike to a waterfall. We found the perfect trip in Kayak Wailua. Ricky was the best guide ever - very knowledgable about the plants and history of the area...More

Thank Anne F
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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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MoniD914
21 February 2017|
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Response from GlobalPete2010 | Property representative |
Yes to both questions. This combination is not uncommon.
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