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Address: 191 Wailua Rd., Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
Phone Number: +1 808-241-7700
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Description: Alii Kayaks is a Full-service Kayak and Stand UP Paddle board operator...
Alii Kayaks is a Full-service Kayak and Stand UP Paddle board operator, conveniently located on the Wailua River on the island of Kauai. Take an eco-adventure Kayak/Hike and see a Secret Waterfall! This is an easy going Hawaiian Style kayak paddle on a Class Zero river combined with a moderate hike through a rainforest, wading through streams, traversing muddy trails and walking over a tree root system the size of a large SUV; a definite rock solid adventure. For individuals without paddling experience our guides will provide you with instruction, assist you with your launch and accompany you for the duration providing assistance where needed. They know tricks and tips that will make your journey as easy as possible. They will even provide you with walking sticks and backpack style Dry Bags for your carry along items. You can feel safe with our guides who are Water Safety Instructed, as well as CPR and First Aid certified. Stand UP Paddle Rentals and Lessons available daily.
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Had a great time!!

We had four people in our family so we needed two kayaks. My mother and father in one, and my brother and I in the other. T.C. Was our guide and he was awesome! He showed us... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

We had four people in our family so we needed two kayaks. My mother and father in one, and my brother and I in the other. T.C. Was our guide and he was awesome! He showed us exactly what we needed to do and was always available to help if we need it. On our hike he played the ukulele... More 

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Roseville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We rented SUP's for a family of 4. Walked up, no reservation. Served promptly by friendly staff. Had to carry our boards about 75 yards to river. We all had a great time and the views are beautiful.

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Vancouver
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Rented paddleboards and paddled down to the secret falls. The paddle to the falls was easy with the tail wind. The hike to the falls was very easy, but we passed many people in bare feet and flip flops. Take water shoes! The paddle back was difficult at times with the head wind. Left at 8am back by 1pm. Awesome... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We had such a blast kayaking the Wailua river with Alii Kayaks! Lono did a great job as our tour guide. We had a blast and would definitely do this again!

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ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

It rained all morning and this was my first time kayaking so I was quite unsure of what to expect. Our guide was upfront and honest that we most likely wouldn't be able to see the secret falls during our tour b/c of the rain and they wanted to make sure we were safe most of all, however, he said... More 

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Heber City, Utah
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Had a great day (about 5 hours) of kayaking the Wailua River for a couple of miles and then hiking for awhile to the "secret" waterfall and pool in the rain forest and then kayaking back to the our initial launch point. Our trip was guided by Jon, who I thought was quite entertaining most of the time with his... More 

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Chandler, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

T.C. was our guide and it was a fun and physical experience. You kayak with a partner for about an hour, then do a moderate hike into the wild where you discover Secret Falls! There were plenty of rest breaks and we ordered our lunch from Ali'i and it was delicious and came with 2 snacks and a beverage. T.C.... More 

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Sarnia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Just returned from our trip to Kauai, and wanted to share the wonderful experience we had kayaking the Wailua River with Alii Kayak Company. T.C. ( aka "handsome") was a terrific guide keeping us all entertained with his ukele, while informing us of the incredible history of the ancient Hawaiians. The scenery was spectacular; the hike was not difficult to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We had a great time with our tour guide Justin!! We will come back soon and make sure we book with him!! Once you make it to the waterfall you got to go in. Walk up an go behind the water coming down on you!! At first it's cold but it warms up fast 👍👍 thanks Justin for a great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

My husband and I are both in our 60's and we did great paddling up and back on the Wailua river with beautiful scenery on a serene river. It was my first time kayaking and it was easier than I thought it would be. We hiked to the "secret" falls and it was an easy hike - no mud at... More 

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