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Wailua Kayak Adventures

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Address: 1345 Ulu St, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
Phone Number: +1 808-639-6332
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soooo awesome!

while we didn't see the waterfall (because of the drought) this was still one of the best days we had! our guide Dave was awesome. the kayaking on the river was awesome. the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

while we didn't see the waterfall (because of the drought) this was still one of the best days we had! our guide Dave was awesome. the kayaking on the river was awesome. the mini-hike was unbelievably awesome but the best part was jumping off the cliff into the river! (substitute for the waterfall) i highly highly recommend that you do... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

You can rent a kayak or rowboat to paddle up the very wide river to a waterfall( includes hike to see this), a swimming hole ( with jumping from 10 foot high ledge) and /or to see the famous Grotto. You can spend a whole day lazily paddling as the weather is always nice but it does get tiring after... More 

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Iowa City, IA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

What a great little family run business!! This was the cheapest kayak rentals we found ($60/double) & the rental includes a dry bag, cooler, & equipment to strap to your car. You do have to drive 2 miles to put in but they give you great directions & help you put it on your car. We are fairly experienced &... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Really awesome family owned place. The guy welcomed us in and told us "I'll let my wife take care of your reservation" and then she (very pregnant) gave us really helpful info and a map and told us where to go, and when we went out it was really easy to find everything. We researched a lot of places for... More 

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Plano, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Troy "led" our family of 4 (two adults and two kids ages 10 and 13) on the afternoon guided tour. Unfortunately, we were the only inexperienced kayakers in the group, so after a very brief explanation of the do's and don'ts, everyone was off while we lagged behind figuring things out on our own. For the most part, we remained... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We selected this company based on a couple of items - and were not at all disappointed in our discovery - first rate organization! One was that they were a family owned and run business, everyone works hard to pitch in. Second was because of their ability to get out on the river first and thus guide us kayakers up... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

This company is the first one on the river and therefore the first one at the falls. The guide is great and everybody can go their own speed. Well worth it!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 via mobile

My family of four took this tour and had the pleasure of meeting Cole. He was very knowledgable about the history and island of Kauai. This was a 2 mile kayak and 1 mile hike to the Secret Falls. There are plenty of other tours like this one, but I chose this one because for one, prices were very reasonable... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We opted for the 7:00AM morning tour and it was well worth it. Temperatures were still low and we were the first group to make it to the falls. We had the place mostly to ourselves for about 20 minutes before it became a frenzy. The owners are genuinely awesome people who love what they do and there are all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Our family enjoyed the friendliness and quality of the secret falls morning tour. Cole was a fun and informative guide. All the employees were welcoming and caring. Great family-run business.

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