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Kayak Hanalei

Address: 5-5070 A KUHIO HWY, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
Phone Number: +1 808-826-1881
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Ranked #8 of 23 Activities in Hanalei
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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112 reviews 112 reviews
30 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

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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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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52 reviews 52 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

We took the kayak/snorkel tour with Kayak Hanalei. It was a pleasure from start to finish. We made our reservations a couple of days in advance and when we arrived we were greeted with a smile by a young lady who gave us our snorkel gear and introduced our guide. Our guides name was Gabriel and he greeted us by... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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75 reviews 75 reviews
14 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We rented a kayak for an afternoon and thoroughly enjoyed our self-directed adventure up the river inland and then back out to the coast. The folks at Kayak Hanalei were very friendly and got us in and out of the water very quickly. We’ll rent a kayak there on our next trip to Kauai.

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Milton, Massachusetts
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Three friends and I rented double kayaks from Kayak Hanalei. They made it easy to get in and out of the kayaks because you do it on a dock and they push you into the water and pull you out. We had two options for direction, one to go about 2 miles on a river through a nature reserve and... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

My brother and our friend hired kayaks and stand ups from here and were charged $40 for 24 hours with no other option for hire. What were they going to do with a kayak/stand up for 24 hours?! $80 US for one hour along the river. This is so expensive compared to other places, and they only went with it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Aloha Every One Ya Kayak Hanalei Is The Best Place To Go Every One At The Office Is Very Friendly & With Aloha

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