We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Na Pali Riders

Kauai, HI
808-742-6331
Website
Improve this listing
74%
Ranked #6 of 66 Shopping in Kauai
Type: Shops, Shopping
Owner description: Na Pali Riders is in Kauai. We specialize in Zodiac raft adventures along Kauai's infamous Na Pali...
More attraction details
Attraction details
Type: Shops, Shopping
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Owner description: 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.
Write a Review

105 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    68
    9
    8
    5
    15
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We heard so many good things about Na Pali coast and the first thing we wanted to do after landing in Kuaui was the Na Pali coast ride. We woke up early morning and headed to the Na Pali riders visitor office. We were not told beforehand that we would have to ride another mile to the ocean after the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We loved this tour. We were lucky in that we got excellent weather in late October. We heard that the best weather is in the summer months. But we had calm seas, clear blue skies and no wind. Out guides clearly LOVE what they do and it was great to be on a boat with only 9 people total. It... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
ND
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This was a great way to see the Na Pali coastline. Getting to go in the caves was awesome. Got to see lot;s of dolphins and take some great pictures. The not so good thing was I should have looked in the water before jumping in to snorkle. Lot's of small jellyfish. And lot's of jellyfish stings.

Was this review helpful? Yes
arizona
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

This is an adventure. Enjoy it! Our morning ride began on a beautiful, calm sea day. The Na Pali coastline is majestic. The captain was very informative about the views, history & culture. He also knew how to handle that zodiac to give us the ride of our lives! Awesome! (Sit towards the front for the big bounces!) We saw... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Menlo Park
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Don't pay too much attention to those who say that the ride is too rough. That is part of the draw. Unless you are infirm or have serious back issues you should not have a problem. If you are not the adventurous type, there is always the catamaran cruise (which is also great...but in a different way). The guides were... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
spfld
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
15 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We had an absolutely beautiful day to go out. We went with the early morning and it was great. We had a smooth ride out, seen lots of dolphins, awesome scenery, snorkeled with sea turtles and fun ride back. Besides the incredible views the captain provided great details and his assistant did professional photography. He took some amazing pics. Nothing... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Tucson, Arizona
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Be prepared to hold on. The raft can be pretty bouncy if you are sitting in the front. But that's what I wanted. The views that you will see will blow your mind. Riding the raft into the caves was amazing. Bring a waterproof camera that you can take some good pictures with. They do have a guide on the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Beaumont, California
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Our family of 5, grandma (59), husband (41), me (39) and kids (6 and 4 years old) went on the morning tour and experienced the time of our lives!! It was fun, adventurous and what we saw and learned about what was probably the best experience of our vacation. Captain Chris had a great sense of humor, especially when I... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 6
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

This was a blast! We went out on the early ride, as we were told there was a better chance of seeing dolphins and the sea was a bit calmer. Plus, we had two littles with us (5 and two and a half). The team did a great job telling us what to expect and were funny and sweet. You... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

This was a great excursion. The Napali coast is so beautiful. The guide takes you to sea caves. It's incredible and well worth it. You will never forget this trip!

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Na Pali Riders also viewed

 

Been to Na Pali Riders? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Na Pali Riders staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?