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Captain Na Pali Adventures, Inc.

Kikiaola Harbor, One Mile Passed Waimeia, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96796
+1 808-338-9818
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Great adventure

We went on the 4 hour raft adventure and it was a favorite of the entire trip! Our captain Ted kept... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tricia J
via mobile
What a ride!

Our group of five joined one of the Zodiac boat tours and had a blast seeing dolphins, sea turtles... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Richmond, Texas
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Kikiaola Harbor, One Mile Passed Waimeia, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96796
+1 808-338-9818
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the 4 hour raft adventure and it was a favorite of the entire trip! Our captain Ted kept the whole group laughing the whole day and he was very informative and helpful. 10/10 would go again. One of a kind experience.

Thank Tricia J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our group of five joined one of the Zodiac boat tours and had a blast seeing dolphins, sea turtles, fish, and even a brief sighting of a whale! We were all very excited to go out on a sunny day after the weather forecast predicted...More

Thank melissag989
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We smelled the food cooking as soon as we got on the boat (filet migon and grilled shrimp). But that came later. What a beautiful day for boat ride. The Na Pali coast line is beautiful, the boat's crew were very attentive and funny. What...More

Reviewed 5 March 2017

We went with Captain Joe and his daughter Jennifer. We went snorkeling, dolphin watching and sightseeing. The Na Pali coast is phenomenal. On a small Zodiac it is much more intimate than on a large ship. It was bumpy but very manageable. Very glad we...More

Thank Alvin M
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Just finished a fabulous 5 hour Napali coast and snorkeling adventure with Captain Ted and first mate Kamalei! Best way to see Kauai by far! Whales, dolphins, sea turtles, grottoes, waterfalls, dramatic Napali views, great snorkeling, fun boat ride, and Ted and Kamalei are friendly...More

Thank ajzw
Reviewed 14 January 2017

We had an amazing tour! I was nervous about rough seas, but we had perfect weather and a great captain. He was so good at getting us up into the caves and very informative about the coastline. Then we snorkeled with sea turtles! That was...More

1  Thank ashleeprior
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Captain Joe and Jennifer (his daughter) were great. There were only 5 of us on our trip today. Ride was bumpy in spots but Joe warned us in advance ... and it wasn't that bumpy despite the swell today ... we loved it. Read a...More

Thank Pragati C
Reviewed 10 December 2016

What an experience - when leaving the harbor we got soaked. Aaron was great at maneuvering into the sea caves so that we would have a great view. He also talked about the history of the Na Pali Coast while cruising along the shoreline. Our...More

Thank BSmeeks
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

The captain educated us about how wild and bumpy the ride would be before we left the dock. He also showed us how to minimize the shock to our bodies. It was a very rough and exciting ride due to the heavy swells and storms...More

Reviewed 25 October 2016

Captain Joe and Jennifer (his daughter) made us feel welcome from the start. He was clearly a skilled captain and new exactly what he was doing with the boat, even in extremely rough waters. I never felt uncomfortable or scared. He was also very knowledgeable...More

Thank kileyfarmer
joe6511, Manager at Captain Na Pali Adventures, Inc., responded to this review

Aloha Kiley, I remember the morning you and your cousin Shae joined our tour! It was an adventurous day and you were both laughing the whole time, enjoying the ride! That's what the adventure tour is all about! It's fun, safe, and the scenery and...More

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Adriana T
Hi all, how likely is it that you'll get sea sick? I'm super excited for my husband and 3 yr old to try a snorkel trip with Capt Andy's but 5.5 hrs is a long time especially if we are feeling sea sick. I know that my daughter and I get motion sickness from windy roads. I was just planning on taking pills, using my seabands etc and handling it but it is not so simple with a 3 yr old. How long is the boat ride out to where you will actually stop to snorkel? Is it not so bad since you stop & get off the boat? Any pointers or experiences would be great, thanks!
8 March 2017|
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Response from joe6511 | Property representative |
Aloha Adriana, Based on my experience, people feel less sick on the raft boat than on the larger catamarans, due to the nature of the ride. On the raft, we are close to the water and going fast. Therefore there is more... More
I will be in Kauai next week. How far in advance should I get a seat? Is this similar to Captain Zodiac from a long time ago?
16 September 2016|
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Response from MartinezFamily24 | Reviewed this property |
I would reserve as soon as you can . Just to make sure they save their spot. I haven't done captain zodiac but it's the same style boat so it's probably the same tour! HAVE FUN!
Please send me all the information-cost, where to meet, we will be in Kaui soon -month end. Heard great things regarding this adventure!! Yolanda
10 May 2016|
Response from joe6511 | Property representative |
Aloha Yolanda! Thank you for inquiring about our Na Pali coast Tour! We are located in the town of Waimea on the West side of the Island. We leave the Harbor at 7am, and the tour runs about 5 hours. It includes beautiful... More