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Alii Kayaks

191 Wailua Rd., Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
808-241-7700
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Ranked #18 of 60 Activities in Kapaa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We had a great time on our kayak tour yesterday. Unfortunately, the falls were too flooded for us to take the hike there. Luckily our guide Christian was nice, fun and informative. He even took us to a secret swimming hole a little further down the river. We had a great group to kayak with and a wonderful morning. This... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We rented SUP boards and spent part of the day on the river. We used a coupon for a discount and they had our boards and paddles reserved for us when we arrived the next day. We had a blast. Didn't take water and wished we had because we got thirsty. Rent from this business! A++ all the way!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Embrace the mud! Mud up to your knees, but it feels like a spa (sort of...) It was great and our guide, Christian was very knowledgeable and gave us all the history of the island which was very cool. Slow paced hike, but optional faster speed, just waiting after. Best bang-for-the-buck on our trip

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We took the kayak tour to hidden falls. The kayak part itself is really beautiful and leisurely. The total kayak distance is two miles in, two miles out. I would recommend some paddling experience, but its not a must if you're in decent shape. Once you reach the trail head you exit the kayak and proceed to cross a muddy... More

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Pleasanton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We took the kayak tour including hike to the falls yesterday with Eric as our guide. It was an incredible experience! Eric was great - funny, lots of stories, fascinating information about history of Kauai and botany. If only he had his ukulele with him! Don't forget sunscreen, bug spray, and good hiking shoes for the muddy trail. This was... More

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Roseville, Calif.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This was an adventure my wife was not looking forward to, because she is not a water person. The kayak portion of the day was smooth, comfortable with much tropical beauty. Very enjoyable. She was not concerned about the hiking portion, but.... while it is beautiful and interesting it was a very slippery, trying hike to the Secret Falls, which... More

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Our family (including our three teenage+ children) went on this adventure in August and had a blast! As others have noted, you do need to be in decent shape as the kayaking can be tiring and the hike was not super easy. However, we are active hikers and found it to be a perfect mix of kayaking and hiking, and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Our kayaking trip was amazing. TC was informative, understanding and an excellent guide. This was my first Kayaking Adventure and TC made it easy. Thanks. We had a great time on the river and then docked, to start the 1 mile hike to the Falls. The hike was easy and beautiful hike. The waterfall was crowded but beautiful. We had... More

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Austin, TX
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We went with Cody on a kayak adventure to the not so secret waterfalls before our evening flight back to the mainland. Cody was our guide, and he provided good service with a smile. He was constantly cracking jokes, and I noticed he made sure he talked to every member of the tour party, making each feel welcome and at... More

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Rohnert Park, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Our tour guide Cody, made our kayak trip up the Wailea river a great memory. The 2 mile kayak up the river was beautiful and educational. Enjoyed the mile hike into the "secret falls" where we climbed right under the falls for a kiss on our second honeymoon. Loved the ukulele serenade on our hike. Cody was a great guide!

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