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Wailua Kayak Adventures

1345 Ulu St, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1654
+1 808-639-6332
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Excellent experience!

Ricky,our guide, was the best part of this trip! He was a wealth of information about the Hawaiian... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Chris Y
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Not my idea of fun!

I don’t know which path these other reviewers took. The trip I was on was dangerously slippery... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A TripAdvisor Member
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“walking sticks” (39 reviews)
“secret falls” (90 reviews)
“the river” (129 reviews)
1345 Ulu St, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1654
+1 808-639-6332

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Ricky,our guide, was the best part of this trip! He was a wealth of information about the Hawaiian culture and the environment and he made this adventure truly meaningful for all of us.

Thank Chris Y
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don’t know which path these other reviewers took. The trip I was on was dangerously slippery, uneven slippery rock climbs, tons of mud and close to edge of cliff high above a rocky river. It was strenuous and stressful. Two people fell. There was...More

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matt p, Owner at Wailua Kayak Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Mahalo for your response, I apologize that you didn't have a better experience on tour with us. Depending on the amount of inland rain the trail can be slippery, however we provide all guests with walking sticks to alleviate any issues with slipping. Did you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had 3 generations on this trip and all of us had a great time. Our guide, Matt, was very knowledgeable on the history, the plants and animals we came across which just added to our enjoyment. The waterfall was beautiful and our guide, Matt,...More

Thank bbj8284
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have to admit- I almost canceled this trip the morning of. I’m not in THAT great of shape and I wondered if I should try kayaking for the FIRST time with this tour! I’M SO GLAD I DID! Everything was wonderful! Lisa - our tour...More

Thank Shelly W
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We made last minute reservations during a pouring rainstorm. The owners were extremely friendly and accommodating. We made our way to the river and the weather cleared. Our guide Kathlene was very knowledgeable and friendly. The trail was quite slippery after the rain but easily...More

Thank kburris
Reviewed 12 October 2017

This should be the only kayak tour you consider to Wailua Falls! Book the 7a tour and you will be golden. The tour is not perfect but the experience was pretty good. Our guide was named Judah and was an excellent instructor, guide, and was...More

Thank trancemission
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I was told this was an easy hike to a waterfall and it would be totally safe. I was 6 months pregnant when I went on this guided tour. When I arrived to start the tour, it was raining heavily. They should have just cancelled...More

Thank Shannon117
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

This trip was everything advertised - a kayak tour up the river, a 40 minute hike to a waterfall emptying into a large pool where we stayed about 40 minutes and were able to swim out to the falls, take lots of pictures, etc, and...More

Thank Amy P
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Our two person kayak was nice and easy to maneuver. The guide, Jonah, was friendly and offered info about the area and its history. The hike to the waterfall was fairly easy and they gave you walking sticks which helped. It was not quite as...More

Thank RoaringCrab
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Definitely do this trip: you'll kayak for about 20/30 minutes, then hike in the forest for about 20 minutes and you'll reach the secret waterfalls where you can swim. It's pretty cool. Our guide was a bit rude, not really nice but we didn't let...More

Thank rossana b
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22 March 2017|
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Response from glen c | Property representative |
The trail into the waterfall is a nature trail. Sometimes it can bee slippery and muddy.Very little up and down but some at the waterfall, no cliffs. There is one spot where the trail narrows with about a ten foot drop off... More
Angie M
28 December 2016|
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Response from glen c | Property representative |
Aloha, Runners with good are best for this adventure. You must get them wet and muddy. Sports sandals are good as well. Do not wear flip flops , slick bottom shoes, leather hiking boots or leather tennis shoes,aqua socks... More
Jeong H
2 August 2016|
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Response from W.O.F. | Reviewed this property |
We had an odd number also, so one of us just kayaked by himself and the other 2 in another kayak.