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Kayak Hanalei

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Address: 5-5070 A KUHIO HWY, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
Phone Number: +1 808-826-1881
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Description: We are a Hawaiian Family owned and operated company specializing in Kayak...
We are a Hawaiian Family owned and operated company specializing in Kayak tours, kayak rentals, surf/SUP lessons, & surf/SUP rentals.
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Staff are excellent. Kayak into the Hanalei bay and around the corner to snorkel at Hideaways beach. Sandwiches were good; lunch also came with chips, a juice drink, water and a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Fort Worth, Texas
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Castle Rock, Colorado
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We rented 2 paddle boards. Claiming they look at each board to ensure there is no damage prior to giving them out they loaded the boards on our vehicle quickly and we were not given the option to look at the boards to verify they were OK. When we got to the river we noticed one of the boards we... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Staff are excellent. Kayak into the Hanalei bay and around the corner to snorkel at Hideaways beach. Sandwiches were good; lunch also came with chips, a juice drink, water and a banana.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

My family was looking to do some kayaking in Kauai and boy did we find the right place. We have kayaked a bit in the past, but the open ocean kayaking idea is probably a bit much. This place is incredible. They are very organized and had us on the river within 10 minutes of us getting to them. We... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Good time with my eight-year old twin boys out on the river in the kayaks. They loved it. Dad did most of the paddling, but it was good bonding time with my boys. Kayak Hanalei set us up with a two person kayak with an extra seat for one of my boys to face me. It was the perfect size... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This was going to be a first for us so I did a little investigating, both price and service. I am so pleased I ended up here. They have an afternoon special where the kayaks are better priced and it was totally fantastic.They were very helpful in showing us how to pick out our paddles and life vest and then... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I have always wanted to surf.... so my son and I hired this team to help us out. We did a semi-private lesson because we wanted to make sure we had plenty of instruction. Great decision. Kolo was our instructor- he began on land going over the different steps of getting up on your board- once he was confident that... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We traveled with Gabe and Harry on the Morning Bay Explorer tour. It was phenomenal. Great kayaking down the river and into the ocean; they gave plenty of instruction on kayak technique and offered a few breaks so as to not get tired and sore. The sights were gorgeous, and both tour guides gave loads of historical context to make... More 

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Santa Clarita, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Decided 1 day to go kayaking, and the biggest draw was they launch straight into the Hanalei River. The equipment was good, price was good. The staff was friendly and helpful and provided some sight seeing tips out on the bay/ocean. I have kayaked ocean and rivers but my gf's first time. After a few early missteps we were able... More 

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Poulsbo, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This was a paddle up River, against the current to see River turtles, maybe some fish. I advised some upstream paddlers to lower their expectations. Going as far as you can is a tough haul. Especially against a strong wind. The sit-a-top kayaks are kind of a drag and you notice it against the current. We were dealing with heavy... More 

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Greenwood Village, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This was our first time to paddle board. The staff on the dock gave great advice and instruction. Proved to be the perfect way to start. All 3 of us truly had a great time. Sea turtle was swimming under our boards as we neared Hanalei Bay. Can go down river and just enjoy getting better at paddle boarding or... More 

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Additional Information about Kayak Hanalei

Address: 5-5070 A KUHIO HWY, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
Phone Number: +1 808-826-1881
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Hanalei
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:30 pm

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