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Na Pali Riders

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Address: Kauai, HI
Phone Number: 808-742-6331
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Na Pali Riders is in Kauai. We specialize in Zodiac raft adventures along...

Na Pali Riders is in Kauai. We specialize in Zodiac raft adventures along Kauai's infamous Na Pali Coast. Tours include dolphins, whales, snorkeling, entering mystic sea caves, and an unforgettable journey not to be missed.

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Exhilarating!

This was the highlight of our vacation! The ride in the zodiac raft was exhilarating and the scenery was breathtaking. Under the captain's guidance, we were able to get close to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
NWTraveler2013
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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the highlight of our vacation! The ride in the zodiac raft was exhilarating and the scenery was breathtaking. Under the captain's guidance, we were able to get close to the Na Pali coastline and coast along with dolphins and whales. I loved being in the zodiac raft because it made everything so up close and personal. Dolphins were... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this tour before reading any reviews, and were worried (since we were taking a 6 and 7 year old with us) when we read the reviews, the night before we went. We needn't have been concerned. We had a great day, in fact, better than any whale watching we have ever done on any continent. Let me address... More 

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1 Thank Annie Lou R
Melbourne, Australia
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32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This tour is not for the faint of heart. Its over rough seas in a zodiac raft, so you know what you're in for before you book. Once you get used to the raft, its 4 hours of awe inspiring scenery. The zodiac lets you get up close and personal with the spectacular coastline and caves where the catamarans cannot... More 

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1 Thank SarahinMelbourne
New York City, New York
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our Na Pali zodiac boat tour....the crew was great. The captain's been doing this for sixteen years but you would never know it with his enthusiasm for the sights, history, sea life, etc. It was like it was his first time doing the tour! They also take pictures and some video clips so you can buy a... More 

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Thank Mary Jane C
California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

We ( my husband , 2 kids 13,9 and I) took the trip earlier today. It was amazing!!! We saw Dolphins , Whales and amazing views. The crew was extremely kind !!! Great activity for the whole family. Thank you for a wonderful day.

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Thank rdanino
Fort Collins, Colorado
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4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

It is only a matter of time till someone gets hurt or drowns if today is typical of how this business operates. My first observation is that this is a one boat operation. Read into that what you want. But unlike ANY other attraction in Hawaii we didn't sign any waivers or anything. Then once you are on the boat,... More 

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Napali_Riders, Public Relations Manager at Na Pali Riders, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your raft tour with our company. We adhere strictly to U.S. Coast Guard standards and must pass very detailed inspections on an annual basis in order to operate in Hawaiian waters. Our boat captain has a perfect safety record in the 20 years of his experience. For your reference, life jackets are located in... More 

Long Beach, California
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39 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

This was our second trip on Na Pali Riders. As far as I am concerned...they are the best! Capt Chris is still there and giving riders a blast of a trip up the Na Pali coast. He gets the raft into caves and close to the shore! A fantastic way to see the Na Pali coast. We have done the... More 

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Thank bert424
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

I love the fast Zodiac boats. We saw spinner dolphins jumping and amazing sea caves and the na pali coast.

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Thank Dillon Y
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

I love Zodiac boats. We got there fast saw some spinner dolphins jumping and spinning and went through some awesome sea caves. Some with small water falls coming down. Open Ceiling Cave. Amazing.

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Thank David Y
New Port Richey, Florida
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31 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

This was an amazing adventure. The Kodiak raft had 2 twin 250 hp engines. Very powerful. This trip is not for those that want a smooth ride. We did the morning trip. My 28 year old daughter gets sea sick. She took to non drowsy motion sickness pills before the trip. The bumpy ride did not bother her. Just when... More 

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