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Kayak Hanalei

5-5070 A KUHIO HWY, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
+1 808-826-1881
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Ranked #6 of 21 Activities in Hanalei
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Water sports
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Frisco, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

My wife an I who are both in our 60's rented a double kayak on our last day in Hanalei. I wish we had rented earlier in our vacation so we could have done it more than once. The girl at the desk was very friendly and helpful and answered our questions concerning the kayaks as this was our first... More

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Detroit Lakes, Minnesota
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

I would recommend this to anyone that is in the area. Very nice/helpful staff. Way cheap to rent then our hotel and the kayaks were equal quality.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

We had a great experience at Kayak Hanalei. Did the river/bay/Hideaway beach kayak tour with Gabe as our guide. We are experienced outdoors people, but had never kayaked before. Gabe spent some time at the beginning of the tour explaining paddling, turning, braking, and spin turns. When we got out into light surf, he explained where we needed to go... More

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Staff made it easy and quick to get in the river on our self guided trip up the Hanalei river. Before we left they made sure we all were properly fitted with life vests. The self tour took approximately 3 hours round trip up the Hanalei as far as we could go. The river was gentle and slow moving making... More

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Roseville, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We had a wonderful experience this past June. We took my mother-in-law, who has mobility issues and does not swim, kayaking on the Hanalei river. We arrived just in time to catch the discounted afternoon rate. Although there were lots of customers it did not take long to sign in and after just a few minutes we were ready to... More

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Falls Church, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

My wife and I signed up for stand-up paddle board lessons, and Kolo was our guide. We caught on fairly quickly, and Kolo took us on a mini-adventure up the river and out into Hanalei Bay. His friendly demeanor, stories about growing up in the area and ability to weave the cultural significance of various plants and landmarks that he... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We rented 2 single kayaks for the day. The staff was very friendly and helpful in deciding what to do.The launch dock was fabulous easy entry and exit from the river.We kayaked up the river 2 miles to the shallow water then back. the scenery on the river was beautiful. We were a little apprehensive to go but overall it... More

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Sharon, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We rented 2 two-person kayaks for a nice up river trip. The staff was very helpful and nice. By starting after 2 pm we got a small discount off the rate. Since we only planned to do this for a couple of hours this made most sense. My 8 and 5 year olds had a blast. The river is very... More

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Moses Lake, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We rented a triple kayak and 3 SUPs. The staff was friendly and helpful. The river is calm and pretty a really safe place to learn . I thought the prices were really reasonable and they had a great rental policy. Thanks for the fun day :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

My husband and I rented a kayak and it was my first time. The people were very professional and friendly and the business was clean and the paddle down the Hanalei River to the wildlife sancutuary was breathtaking! It was so peaceful and serene after you passed the bridge and it was another world entirely. Beautiful birds flying and singing... More

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