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Bali Hai Boat Tours

PO Box 339, Anahola, Kauai, HI
808 634-2317
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Ranked #2 of 5 Attractions in Anahola
Type: Boat Tours, Sightseeing Tours
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Type: Boat Tours, Sightseeing Tours
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We had a great trip along the Napali Coast with Capt. Joe and First Mate Matthew. There were big ocean swells on the day we went out but their boat handled everything just fine. My wife, grandson and I were the only tourists on this trip so we enjoyed the crew's undivided attention and conversation. They took us to a... More 

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Hardeeville, South Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

By far the best tour we've ever taken off of Kauai. The Captain and his mate, Wyatt, made the trip super fun and were a wealth of knowledge. The intimacy of having only 6 people on board is great! One cannot explain the exhilaration of whipping in and out of lava caves, you MUST experience it. My husband wanted to... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Went out on 9/25/13 with Joe and Matt. The rest is something myself. wife and son will never forget as long as we live. The trip itself was going fine and we were on our way back to home base when Joe decided he would show off for the people coming off the Kalalau trail in front of Hanakapiai Beach... More 

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Redmond, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Our family of 6 had a wonderful experience speeding into and out of caves, going under waterfalls and learning history along the way. Our guide, Matt was knowledgeable about the history of his island, could swim like a fish and has a background that you wouldn't believe! Our driver, Michael, was a fill in for the day but boy could... More 

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nj
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We did this tour a few days after the hurricane/tropical storm came through. Joe very nicely squeezed us in the day we were returning home. We had a ton of fun. Joe and Matt were great. We loved hearing the information about the area. The kids loved Woody, the little dog that tags along on the tours. We saw flying... More 

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cleveland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Great Boat ride! Captain Joe and Matt really made a nice tour, plenty of interesting commentary also. We have been coming to the island for many years and have been on quite a few different tours..catamarans and zodiac. This was the best one I have been on! We were able to spend time in the caves and get closer than... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

Family of 4 (kids ages 12 & 9) took this tour of the Napali Coast. It was amazing. Although the Zodiac boat could hold 12, they only take 6 passengers, so you aren't crowded. Unlike the larger boats, Bali Hai's small boat enables them to go in and tour the caves/lava tubes. The snorkeling was great too (thanks to Matt,... More 

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Vista, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

My husband and our two teenage kids spent a week on Kauai, and the highlight of our trip was Bali Hai Boat Tour of Na Pali Coast. Captain Joe, amazing diver and surfer Matt and an exceptionally brave and very happy dog Wodie make it a perfect combination of seamanship, hawaiian history and story telling and fun. The great part... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

The caves and sights were absolutely incredible! The guides were obviously passionate about the trip and were very knowledgeable about the area. Overall, a great experience.

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Cotati, California, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

It doesn't get any better than this: tour up close to the Na Pali coast in a small inflatable boat that gets you into places other boats can't! Joe is amazing and got us into several lava tunnels. His dog is even more amazing and sure footed as it walks anywhere on the boat including the rubber inflatable parts. And... More 

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