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Kayak Wailua

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Address: 4565 Haleilio Road, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
Phone Number: +1 808-822-3388
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Description: Please be advised that the trail leading to Secret Falls has been greatly...
Please be advised that the trail leading to Secret Falls has been greatly improved since November 16th, 2014. A board walk has been installed to span the ditches which have been very muddy for many months. Although the trail is often muddy and slippery, the overall hiking experience is substantially better. For those of you who hiked the Secret Falls trail earlier this year, all of the kayak companies thank you for your patience and understanding that the rain forest trail is through a wilderness which is subject to Mother Nature's whimsical behavior. Mahalo nui loa and a hui hou!
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Beautiful paddle trip with a great tour guide

What a great experience! I'm not usually into guided trips, but the guided tours seem to be the easiest way to do the Wailua River. Joe was a fabulous guide -- not only did he... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Sausalito
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

What a great experience! I'm not usually into guided trips, but the guided tours seem to be the easiest way to do the Wailua River. Joe was a fabulous guide -- not only did he tell us about the flora, fauna and history of the area, but he had some great music recommendations too! We had a really fun afternoon.... More 

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Hanford, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Man this was an awesome trip! My wife and I were honeymooning in Kauai and decided to do a kayak river tour. So glad we decided to do the tour it was amazing. Our guide was Kawika and he was the most outstanding guide ever! The man was hilarious and was very knowledgeable of the different plants and objects you... More 

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The Kayak Wailua folks are friendly and knowledgeable, our guide Dantez was the same, and he was great with our kids. Great family adventure. Two thumbs up.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

The trip was great for our family of 5 (kids 15, 13 and 11). Forrest made it that much better with great conversation that was interesting and funny! He even took a selfie with our camera without us knowing it! We took this excursion 2 years ago (couldn't select 2013) and finally getting signed up on trip advisor to give... More 

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Parker, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

We had a wide variety of ages from 4-46 and this was great for all of us. Many kayak excursions we checked out had a higher age restriction.. Kayak Wailua was super accommodating.. They gave us dry bags for our lunches and belongings and even allowed us to choose from and borrow from their huge assortment of used tennis shoes... More 

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Meridian, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We just got back from our trip to Kauai and wanted to make sure that we reviewed our Kayaking trip with Kayak Wailua. We have 4 kids, ages 11, 13, 14, 17 and needed something adventurous that would be a little bit challenging but also just a lot of fun for the whole family. This trip was awesome! Our tour... More 

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Santa Clarita, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Our tour guide was Forest and he was outstanding! Made us feel so comfortable and was very knowledgable about the island. Plus a great entertainer, defiantly recommended!

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Santa Clarita, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This was a great kayaking experience on the Wailua River. Kayak Wailua provided dry bags to keep our cameras, phones and food safe and dry. For an additional price of $5.00, Kayak Wailua offered upgraded seat backs which I'd highly recommend. The hike to the falls was muddy and wet (we actually walked through a bit of the river) but... More 

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Monroe, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

My boyfriend and I went to Kauai for the day! We were not sure what to do, so we booked this kayak tour/hike with Kayak Wailua. We scheduled ours for first thing in the morning. When we got there they provided us with a large waterproof backpack and a decent size lunch box to put any food or drinks we... More 

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Bellingham, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Awesome experience for our family. Brendan was a lot of fun and very patient with my new bee kayaking family! Great value!

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Additional Information about Kayak Wailua

Address: Address: 4565 Haleilio Road, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
Phone Number: +1 808-822-3388
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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