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Na Pali Coast

Northwest shore (end of Hwy 56), West Side, Kauai, HI 96714
(800) 262-1400
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Ranked #1 of 165 attractions in Kauai
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Type: Scenic Drives
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Snorkeling
Description: A scenic area offering beautiful beaches and dramatic cliffs.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Brasilia, DF
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

...rather, even more incredible when you see it in person. Beautiful cliffs you've seen in many movies. One of my favorite places in Hawaii! If you have a short time in Kauai, a boat tour will suit you the best. If you're lucky you will visit caves, do some snorkel....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

Just got off Cap'n Andy's 65 foot catamaran bbq snorkel trip up Na Pali coast. Spectacular! Great food! Knowledgeable helpful crew! Thank you Bernard, Monte, Abraham, chef O'ho (?)! These guys made the trip! Beautiful scenery! Fantastic snorkel! Wow!

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
12 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

You can't go to Kauai without seeing the Na Pali Coast! Go from the North side if you can…so much better! See it from a boat, a raft, a catamaran or overhead in a helicopter tour. Just see it!

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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

We did the Na Pali coast 2 ways. We went with Blue Dolphin on their morning trip. The boat was comfortable . They served a very average breakfast after departure from Port Allen . The trip around to the actual Na Pali area is 90+ minutes with not a lot to see. Once we got onto the western side the... More

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Temecula, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We chose Napali Riders as our tour operator for this adventure. Our adventure started at 6:30 am with a briefing by Captain Chris and his crew mate. His boat is one of the fastest Zodiacs on the island and got us to the Na Pali coastline in about 40 minutes. This early in the morning, the seas were very smooth.... More

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Larned, Kansas
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The Napali Coast is magnificent. The Captain and two man crew (1 man and 1 woman) worked very hard to make our tour a true sight seeing adventure of the coast and sea life that made itself visible to us. The snorkeling was not as good as I had hoped (very little fish) but the water was warm and clear.... More

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, United States
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113 reviews 113 reviews
35 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Bring your boots, canteen, trail snacks and sense of adventure. Walk a half mile, a half day or half a week. Plan ahead though since you are on your own with nature. If you don't see something that is out of the place amazing then walk another 100 yrds. YOu will not be disappointed. Go anytime you are on this... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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53 reviews 53 reviews
13 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The Na Pali Coast is so beautiful. My husband and I viewed it from a boat ride and from foot on the Kalalau Trail. Both ways offer very different scenery. Try to do both if you can.

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Orange, California, United States
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148 reviews 148 reviews
102 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This is an absolutely gorgeous coast, no matter how you see it or from which angle - you can take a boat, helicopter or plane - hike above it or just look over from one of the lookouts - there's nothing to dislike about this coast from a beauty standpoint.

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Richmond, Virginia
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

One of the most spectacular views on the planet! The North shore of Kauai is remote, and breathtaking

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