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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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Amazing experience

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
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Sarnia, Canada
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Sarnia, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

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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OutOfMyElement
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We were leaving Kauai, on the day we decided to kill some time, renting Stand Up Paddle-boards, because we wanted to squeeze in as much activity as possible, before the flight home. We walked in, without an appointment, and were quickly assisted. We both rented SUP’s for 2 hours, and enjoyed them for the full duration, exploring the Wailua River.... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Justin, our tour guide was awesome! Beautiful easy kayak up the river to a short hike into a beautiful falls. Well worth the time. would recommend.

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

When we first arived in kauai another company wanted to charge us $85 for the same thing there's was $39 our guide was quite knowledgeable and told us a lot about the history of the area. wear runners we wore surf shoes and we could feel every rock on the hike to the falls .it's the falls that was in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

On our excursion to Secret Falls, our guide, Christian, was outstanding. We loved his knowledge of Hawaiian history, flora and fauna, plus he played his ukulele as we walked. He made it great fun. We did have good weather and the trail was fairly dry. It wouldn't be a good outing for someone not able to paddle well or with... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Christian was our guide and provided exactly the kinds of anecdotes and history we hoped for. He was open and knowledgeable and even serenaded us on the trail. We hit perfect weather and the trail was dry. I feel like we got to experience a piece of Kauaii that dates back centuries. We are 3 women that are 55+.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

It was our first time renting paddle boards. The woman handling the rental was friendly and helpful. , It would be more helpful if they gave you even basic instruction on the board before handing the board to first timers. They offer a short video on how to use the board, but it was lacking in basic information like how... More 

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Manteca, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Christian was an awesome guide, funny & knowledgeable. We did quite a few excursions and for our vacantion dollars this was the best value. You should be in fair physical condition, it's definitely a challenge but we'll worth the effort! My husband and I are in our 40s and we managed pretty well, but we were the oldest in our... More 

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