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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
Type: Water sports
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014 via mobile

The staff here are fantastic. Today I took a surfing lesson with Hanalei Wave Riders and my mother took a stand up paddle tour here. We both had Kolo as our guide and he was wonderful. My mom loved him on the guided SUP tour, she said he shared lots of historical info about the area and he was very... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Service with a smile - literally. Mom asks daughter to help, and off we go. Was that Grandpa overseeing the waterfront? In any case we can't recommend this group any more highly. From reasonable rates to the most family friendly rental policy possible (a true 24 hour rental with them taking care of the gear overnight!), to a dockside staff... More

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Tacoma, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We Rented Stand Up Paddle Boards and a solo Kayak. It was a self led afternoon, not a 'tour', but they do have some tours. We preferred to go on our own. We were drawn to this company by just driving by and seeing the nearly new equipment, actually on our way to utilize a different company that seemed to... More

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Auburn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014 via mobile

My son, daughter-in-law and I went paddle boarding and kayaking on the river to the ocean. This family run company was fantastic in every way from when we registered to use the equipment, to showing us how to use the paddle boards and to helping us launch and return the kayak and paddle boards. The paddle boards and kayaks were... More

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Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

My husband, a friend, and I took a 5 hr. kayak/snorkeling trip with Kayak Hanalei. From the minute we checked in--our comfort, safety, and understanding were monitored and taken care of by our fantastic, native Kauaian guide (Harry). Harry made sure that each member of the group had the correct equipment for their level of experience. He was knowledgeable and... More

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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

The person renting the kayak was very pleasant and explaines all options. I was given a vest and a one person kayak. I went up the river and then down to the ocean. About 4 hours. Burned my legs. Please use sun screen. lovely journey

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Lynbrook, New York
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

We booked this trip after another one was cancelled due to weather, I'm glad we did. The business is family owned so you get that personal touch. It was a combo river and sea Kayak and reef snorkeling. It rained when we started out but it did not dampen the experience since we were all in bathing suits and they... More

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Hayward, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Kayak Hanalei is a great way to see a bit of Kauai only accessible by water. You start with a short lesson, and a trip up the river to help you get acquainted with the navigation, and then they take you out to sea! We thought that the ocean kayaking would be the most difficult, but we found it easier... More

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Lakeside, California, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

We paddled up the Hanalei River about 25 min and then listen to a local nature speech. Gabe was the speaker and told us about how they used the grass to make fishing line and reason they call yellow fin tuna ahi. Then we turned around went out on the ocean to see turtles. Saw a couple of turtles and... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

Kayak Hanlei is a wonderful, family owned company that provides a fabulous island experience for a good price. You get to see and do much on this trip. It was my first time to kayak and all the guides were so helpful, patient and professional. I was a little late getting to the place, due to not correctly following directions.... More

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