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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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Kayaking the Wailua River was fun with our guide Francis. He explained a bit about the area and history during our trip while playing a Ukulele on our hike to the waterfall... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Kayaking the Wailua River was fun with our guide Francis. He explained a bit about the area and history during our trip while playing a Ukulele on our hike to the waterfall. Kayaking was not too strenuous and the hike was a breeze thru a lovely forest. The waterfall is worth going to see. I would go again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

First of all, our guide was TC and he was funny, informative and so supportive. He led the hiking portion of the trip with songs he played on his ukele which kept us laughing and smiling. He knows the history of the area going all the way back when the Tahitians discovered and settled Hawaii. Kayaking on the river is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We had a great time kayaking with Ali'i. Our tour guide Justin was very helpful and informative about how to kayak and also giving us information about Kaua'i and the area we were kayaking through. This river was quite easy to kayak as it is pretty docile. We had never kayaked before and had no problems. Its a couple miles... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We had an amazing day on this excursion which included a relaxing Kayak excursion up the Wailua river to where we parked it and hiked through the jungle until we found the secret falls. It was beautiful and swimming in the ponds below was refreshing. The guide DJ was a cool kid who was friendly and helpful. I recommend this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

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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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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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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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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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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