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Kayak Wailua

4565 Haleilio Road, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
808-822-3388
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Ranked #2 of 54 activities in Kapaa
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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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HarrisonCity
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

What a great day. Forest was an informative, witty and entertaining guide. Our group had 10 people of various experiences and abilities. Since this was our first kayaking experience and we were the old timers in the group Forest made us feel very welcome. Loved that the entire trip he was barefoot !! If you want a memorable time experiencing... More

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

PipiPooPoo thats right, this is beef appetizer. First of all we were one of Forest's favorite tour groups of the day so I might be biased, but I learned so much about Kauai from him including Hawaiian language, culture, and history. It was a non stop class that was both fascinating and hilarious. He kept the whole group laughing the... More

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Salinas, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

In January I began doing my research on trip advisor. I emailed 4 outfitters in regards to my concerns about my 5 and 7 year olds making the hike up. We'll kayak Wailua was the first to respond with in the hour. Another took awhile, while the two others never responded. With that, and the incredible reviews on TA, I... More

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Yelm, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 NEW via mobile

We spent an afternoon with our most informative and friendly guide Chelsey at Kayak Wailua in Kapaa. We kayaked 2 miles up the river, hiked a mile to a 100'+ waterfall for a swim and a picnic. Did all that with 4 loud adults and 4 giggling 10 year old girls, and Chelsey put up with all of us and... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 NEW

Okay...so we had a bad start of the day. Went to ke'e beach, but found kalalau trail was closed due to rain so we called kayak wailua - they were awesome! Totally rescued us from a terrible day. Went on the the 1pm tour and had an amazing guide - Chelsea - who really knew her way around the Wailua... More

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Kapaa, Hawaii
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

The kayaking and hike was a lot of fun. We have signed up with Kayak Wailua several times and have always had a great time. The guides, especially Lisa, are very friendly and knowledgeable. Highly recommend taking this tour with Kayak Wailua.

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Duncan, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Just returned from 12 days on Kauai and one of the highlights (there were sooo many!) was certainly our kayak trip up the Wailua River to the Falls. We never would have found it had we not done the 'tour'! Shout out to our effervescent guide....Forrest...ta da! Talks a mile a minute....kept us in stitches....but listen closely and you will... More

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Forrest our guide was amazing! A self proclaimed "talker" and "people lover", he kept us entertained the entire trip - with a ton of great info about the island! Fabulous day - we would highly recommend it! Took our three kids -aged 8, 10 and 12 and they all loved it! The muddy hike up to the beautiful falls was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

We just got back from our family vacation in Kauai and this was one of the highlights of our trip. Kyle was our guide and right from the beginning everyone warned us of the muddy conditions. We came with our 5 year old daughter and they even had other shoes for her to wear since the mud was so bad.... More

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Madison, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014 via mobile

What a great experience we had with Kayak Wailua! Our guide Lisa was fabulous! She was knowledgable and a fun leader for our group! We will definitely come back with our kids next time and asking for Lisa for sure!

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