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Address: Hanalei Bay, Hanalei, Kauai, HI
Phone Number: 808-826-5585
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Description: Family operated Na Pali Sailing Catamaran Company. Offering North Shore...
Family operated Na Pali Sailing Catamaran Company. Offering North Shore departures from Hanalei Pier Beach. Enjoy white sandy beaches, ancient volcanic cliffs, waterfalls and pristine blue ocean waters. Captain Sundown welcomes you aboard 40' Catamaran Ku'uipo for 360 degree views of Na Pali cliffs and personalized (15-17 passenger) Na Pali Snorkel tour (Nu'alolo Kai) or romantic Bali Hai Sunset Sail in Hanalei Bay. Seating choices include: fully shaded cushioned cabin seating or wrap-around open deck seating. For more fun, try our wet and splashy trampoline nets for a wet and wild adventure ride. Come face to face with marine life including Bottle-nose Dolphins, Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins, Honu the Green Sea Turtles, Flying Fish and Rare Marine Birds. Troll Fishing lines for Tuna, Mahi Mahi or Ono. Let the young ones hand line in Papio, Rainbow Runners and Aku! Snorkel Sail inc: Snorkel gear, deli meal and bottled water, sodas. Sunset Sail inc: Light Snacks and bottled water, sodas History Established in 1971. Born and reared in Hawaii, Capt. Sundown honed his ocean skills as a young man surfing and sailing Hawaiian waters. His passions include his faith in God, love of family and spirit of Aloha. Sailing on deck with a small group of people is the core principal of this company. Returning passengers who share our love of sailing off the beaten path, are the epicenter of our success. From your first telephone call until we shuttle you back to your car from your sailing adventure, you will always be in the tender care of a Capt. Sundown family member. We love people and it shows in every aspect of our jobs.
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Captain Sundown

Fantastic day trip! The views of the Na'Pali coast are amazing, as well as the guides! We loved all the information that was shared and the ride! They weren't kidding when they... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Fantastic day trip! The views of the Na'Pali coast are amazing, as well as the guides! We loved all the information that was shared and the ride! They weren't kidding when they said bring a jacket! We would definitely recommend this tour!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

This is a family run business, who treats you like family. We had an amazing day seeing the Napoli coast. We snorkeled, had lunch, and learned the history. We saw sea turtles, fish, and dolphins. The 6 hour ride has been my favorite attraction of our vacation.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We've gone on a number of snorkel trips to Napali - from both Hanalei and Port Allen. This one is OK, but nothing to rave about. Pretty standard trip - nothing special, and a bit crowded on the boat. Great for kids but a bit noisy for adults. We'll look for one of the smaller tour boats (like UFO) next... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

A family run business that welcomes you in like family. We actually sailed to the snorkeling spot and the attention the captain and crew gave us was amazing. We saw a tremendous amount of fish and even saw how playful the dolphins were. All gear was provided including a box lunch. I can now say that I sailed along the... More 

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We loved our day with Captain Larry and Captain Nick. This is a small, family run operation on a catamaran that holds just 17 people-making the day much more enjoyable for our family. While there are other options to choose from-we enjoyed the more personal touch of a smaller catamaran. We saw other options as we were sailing the coast-all... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Our party of 4 joined Larry and Nick on the sunset Napalii coast tour out of Hanalei Bay.. We sailed part of the way and motored so we could see the whole coast. We saw dolphins and beautiful scenery. Worthwhile experience!

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Larry and Nick were awesome. I took the entire family of five last week and we had researched all of the other companies and luck for us Captain Sundown had room for us on Saturday. The Catamaran is huge and they only limit the load to 15-17 people. We never felt crowded the entire time. We set sail at 8:00... More 

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Lake Oswego, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We had a terrific, safe Na Pali cruise with Captain Sundown. We had excellent personal service from beginning to end. The boat is roomy and clean, and there is lots of under cover space in the event of rain or too much sun. The snorkeling was outstanding, and we had plenty of time to enjoy ourselves underwater. The sandwiches and... More 

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Oakdale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Awesome charter out of Hanalei Bay! The crew really care about giving their passengers an experience. No rush, no hurry. Nick took good care of everyone and shared lots of great information about the Na Pali coast and Kauai. We saw dolphins, turtles, lots of fish (awesome snorkeling spot), and even goats on the hillsides. This is an experience not... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We had a blast with Captain Larry and Nick! Great guys, great boat! Love the lowkey nature, minimal passengers, and fishing. We managed to land a Ono aka Wahoo while sailing out and my boys had a blast reeling it in. Next time we're in Kauai we'll be booking because that trip was a blast!!

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Address: Hanalei Bay, Hanalei, Kauai, HI
Phone Number: 808-826-5585
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Hanalei

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