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Kayak Wailua

4565 Haleilio Road, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
808-822-3388
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Ranked #2 of 58 activities in Kapaa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: Kayak Wailua has moved and upgraded their location to 4565 Haleilio Road, Kapaa, Kauai, Hawaii. We now have private parking in a tropical setting... more » Owner description: Kayak Wailua has moved and upgraded their location to 4565 Haleilio Road, Kapaa, Kauai, Hawaii. We now have private parking in a tropical setting which is conveniently located about a hundred feet inland from Kuhio Highway. Parking and check in has never been easier. This is just one more added feature which sets us apart from our competition. Family company and resident owners since 1974. Come play with us!We cordially invite you to visit our other family business, Na Pali Experience, which operates from 5/1 - 9/30 « less
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La Verne, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Took the trip on Wednesday 7/23. Our guide Forrest made it "Super Fun!" He was very knowledgeable. Our kids ages 11, 16 and 18 had a great time with him, something they will always remember, even if he doesn't remember us!

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Sunnyvale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

I think we hit everything right on this trip: good weather, good trail conditions, great set of folks to trek with, and super guide. About us: hands down, the seniors in the group. We go out for drinks with our children, ya? We don't hold the record. I think that goes to the 90-something-year-old grandmother. We've been visiting to Kauai... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

The Wailua Kayak trip was definitely a highlight of our Kauai trip. My husband and I (both in our mid 40s) took our 11 year old daughter on the trip. I checked with several other companies and KAYAKWAILUA is the only company that had a three-person canoe. It was much preferable to us have the family sit together in the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Pete the owner was great and saved the vacation from He@@. We missed our booking and he jumped in and saved the day. His staff was awesome. Te rada made sure we had everything we needed and Danica our guide was knowledgeable and professional. My teens loved it. The swim at the falls was great. Be sure to wear old... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

Our guide Kavikah (not sure of spelling), was really fun and enthusiastic! he was also very kind. the kayaking is not too hard and the hiking is really fun with intermediate hiking grounds. the waterfall at the end is beautiful and you can swim! Kavikah taught us many things about nature and the history of hawaii! All in all, it... More

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Oceanport, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Took a trip up the Wailua River and hiked to the Secret Falls with my wife and two boys (16 & 18) using Kayak Wailua. Our guide, Forrest, was incredibly informed and highly energetic. The kayak portion is nice and calm. While the river has an odd color from the sediment, it is unbelievably clean and the scenery is breathtaking.... More

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Liberty Hill, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The owners of Wailua River Kayak are wonderfully warm and friendly and extremely accommodating! They also have excellent kayak guides for the trip to the Secret Falls. Our guide, Cathleen, was informative and entertaining with her stories of Hawaiian folklore. She also brought healthy snacks to share with the whole group. It was our kids(ages 16 and 22) favorite experience... More

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Takoma Park, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We visited Kauai in May, and booked the "Secret Falls" kayak/hike trip with Kayak Wailua -- two couples with very limited kayak experience, including one who was still recovering from a broken foot. Because of that, we opted for a small-group trip (consisting of just our foursome, plus the guide). Check-in was easy and quick, with no up-sell or hidden... More

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The crew was great getting everyone set up with kayaking gear, dry bags for your goods, and coolers for snacks (BYO). You can leave valuables locked in your car, we felt our car was secure in their private lot. Our guide Kyle was very friendly and knowledgable. After an easy kayak up the Wailua river, we parked our kayaks on... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

During our trip to Kawaii our family was looking for a trip that could cater to our wide variety of experience with outdoor excursions. The day trip to Wailua Falls was absolutely mindblowing! Our guide, Forest was supreme; knowledgeable, lighthearted and entertaining, his leadership definitely made the trip! I would recommend them 1000x over both for the quality of the... More

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