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Wailua Kayak Adventures

Address: 6575 Kaamoo Road, Kapaa, Kauai, HI
Phone Number: (808) 822-5795
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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70 reviews 70 reviews
14 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The shop is a few blocks from the river so you have to load the kayak on top of your car. Probably why they have the lowest prices. Foam pads are provided & the kayaks are light so it's an easy load on & off. The people at the shop provide water proof packs for cameras & food so bring... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

After talking to someone who was very unaccommodating at another river kayak business, we called Wailua Kayak Adventures. They were so pleasant to deal with, and had the best prices, so we booked it. As we arrived, we were a bit put off by the pink office building, but that was a complete misjudgment! They were wonderful, warm people, and... More 

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Ashland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My 70 year old friend and I (64) took this trip. Kayaking up the river was a bit challenging for me. I can canoe... But Brandon saved the day (. He had to tow us). The hike is rugged and a bit muddy in February. I'm fairly active and hardy. But if I do it again it will be with... More 

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Orem, Utah
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3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We rented five double kayaks and one single for our self-guided tour of the Wailua River/Secret Falls. The couple running the store are so helpful and accommodating. For $50 we got a double kayak, oars, life jackets and dry bags. They helped us load the kayaks on our cars and gave us detailed instructions. There is no need to hire... More 

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8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Our resort Pono Kai hooked us up with this place for a guided tour but when we got there at our assigned time the man just showed us the map then said "Be back by 5". We had to navigate through the trails in the forest on our own and find the waterfall on our own! We took a wrong... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This kayak business is run by a very friendly and helpful couple. They teach you about all the gear and give you a map with detailed instructions. We only rented the kayak and did not do the guided tour. We had a really great time just the two of us on the river, and enjoyed not being with a lot... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

SO IMPRESSED!!! When planning our family trip, my family's age range is from 51-22. We wanted an EPIC adventure well "we found it"! Our guide Forrest was amazing! He was extremely knowledgeable, so impressed with his energetic personality. We will definitely be back!!!!! - Katie Awesome day. For someone who is not a hiker. Our guide Forrest was so much... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

My husband and I did this trip on our first day on Kauai, and it is one of my favorite things that we did during the whole week there. A couple owns the company, and they were extremely nice and courteous when booking on the phone and when we checked in. They drive you to the harbor where your kayaks... More 

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Grantham, NH
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8 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We rented a two-person kayak for $90.00, and you can get a 5-hour tour for 50.00 per person, so renting yourself doesn't save much. We didn't want to be with a group. The guy renting wasn't there when we showed up at our assigned time, and he was of little or no help with the most nonchalant attitude we've ever... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

There were twelve of us in this group and we all went on tandem kayaks. Our guide was "Kyle" and he was the greatest! The river view was awesome and the waterfall was spectacular. They provided a dry bag and a cooler so we had our lunch at the waterfall. We will definitely do this again and recommend this as... More 

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