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Address: 5-5070 A KUHIO HWY, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
Phone Number: +1 808-826-1881
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We SUP'd the Hanalei

5 of us did the SUP on the Hanaleu near the end of the day. Easy and relaxing - more fun than I expected. Very pretty scenery and the lazy river made for a great day for all of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Debbie F
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Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
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Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

5 of us did the SUP on the Hanaleu near the end of the day. Easy and relaxing - more fun than I expected. Very pretty scenery and the lazy river made for a great day for all of us. Fun!

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Princeville, Hawaii
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We took a 3 person kayak out this past weekend and placed our Two 4 year old children in the middle and had such a great time. The kids loved looking at all the birds, bamboo forests, banana trees and so much more on the trip up the Hanalei river. The staff was very helpful and accommodating. It took us... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Rented two kayaks for a reduced rate of $25.00 starting at 1:00 pm. We had them till they closed at 4:30 pm. We had no problem with the kayaks and the Hanalei River was fun to kayak on.

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Jefferson, Oregon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

It was our first time ever of Stand Up Paddle boarding and it was the best experience! The service at Hanalei Wave Riders was excellent! A great way to spend an afternoon! Can't wait to come back!

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Jerusalem, Israel
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43 reviews 43 reviews
31 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Beautiful river on which to Kayak. Go one way and you reach a nature reserve, go the other and you reach the ocean. Wind makes it a bit challenging, but this is an easy place to have fun. Prices are fair, staff helpful, You don't need a guide. This is the best island in Hawaii == Don't miss it.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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122 reviews 122 reviews
37 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We missed the part about your don't have to be back at a certain time. We thought we only had 2 1/2 hours! We rented 2 kayaks and 2 SUP's. Started out enjoying the scenery and then kept looking at our watch to see how much time we had left, made it to the end and on our way back... More 

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Lincolnshire, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We rented kayaks and went down the hanalei river. Easy trip (you can go as far as 2 miles we went a little shorter). It's very relaxing and scenic - gorgeous mountains and beautiful plants along the river. We enjoyed this especially because it was a windy cold day at the beach and the river was sheltered and warm. The... More 

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Carmel, Indiana
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61 reviews 61 reviews
6 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This is very pricey for what you get. We rented kayaks with guides and went for a four hour trip up the river, into the ocean, snorkeled a bit, had lunch and came back. The kayaks were in good shape and they gave a good overview, but after we got in the water, the guides wrote useless. The snorkeling was... More 

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Stamford, Connecticut
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We took the kayak and snorkeling tour today. We are almost 70 and needed a little help from the guides on the way back, but we're happy we made the trip. It was our first time kayaking, so we probably made it harder on ourselves than we had to. The guides were great, we never felt uneasy, and we got... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We did the half day rental and went up the river. We were greeted by friendly staff who advised us of the general time required to go up the river and back. They provided a dry bag for our small items and they also had water available for purchase which was great. Once equipped with life jackets and paddles we... More 

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