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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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Best place to go kayaking, hiking, and water falls.

This was a GREAT, GREAT experience the best time I had all week. If you love the outdoors and love seeing and learning old facts about the island. Our guide Anson Agrade was very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

This was a GREAT, GREAT experience the best time I had all week. If you love the outdoors and love seeing and learning old facts about the island. Our guide Anson Agrade was very informative, adventurous, carrying and fun most of all he took us to secret trails saw the beautiful water fall and experienced everything about the tour and... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

So much fun kayaking with our tour guide Kayden, he did a really good job helping out the older folks on the trip that came with us kayaking and hiking up to the falls (it was still pretty dry at the beginning of July). The tour was awesome, Kayden was super knowledgeable. One word of advice - make sure the... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Unfortunately the waterfall was dried up when we went, and we didn't find out until we checked in when Justin, our tour guide, showed us pictures of the dried up waterfall. Of course that wasn't his fault and he did a great job of keeping us all entertained and making the experience as enjoyable as possible. This is a nice... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

DO NOT BOOK THE SECRET FALLS TRIP!!!!!!!! I was very disappointed with the customer service. We booked The Secret Falls Kayak/Hike. Well, after we arrived and after I paid the full amount for what I booked, they came out and informed us that there will be no HIKE on this trip. But not only that, then they informed us that... More 

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AliiKayaks, Manager at Alii Kayaks, responded to this review

Aloha Manuel, I appreciate your concern to notify anyone booking this activity about the waterfall situation, as we are notifying our guests as well. I am sorry that you felt that we gave you a terrible experience! We have worked very hard to keep guests informed about the current conditions of Secret Falls due to natural weather patterns, as well... More 

Chesterton, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Anson kept our trip interesting with sharing his knowledge about the Hawaiian heritage, facts along the river and even showing us a awapuhi plant! Anson pointed out a couple areas where scenes were filmed in movies such as Jurassic Park. The waterfall was not there-just a trickle however, we ended at a swimming hole where my 20 year old got... More 

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Lake Mills, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Wonderful experience for our family!! Fun, easy kayak with a guide who kept us entertained with his ukulele!! My teenage boys LOVED it! A wonderful memory none of us will forget. We now even own a ukulele (not one of those cheap plastic ones) as a result of our guide Justin's entertainment during our hike and lunch!!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Really enjoyed a 2 mile kayak down the river, and 1.5 mile hike. Sadly, the Secret Falls are still a secret to me - there is a drought right now, so the falls weren't falling. But TC and his puppy were great - gave us a good overview/history of the area, and kept things safe and interesting for our group.... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We enjoyed a relaxing day on the Wailua River with T.C.(and his dog, Pepe) as our tour guide. T.C. was a well-informed local who gave us the history/interesting information about the area while playing his ukelele! We enjoyed his music and his wry humor. We took the first tour of the day, kayaking on the Wailua River and through the... More 

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Lutz, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Alii Kayaks were friendly and easy to rent stand up paddleboards from. They are a short walk from the Wailua River, with an easy drop in. We chose Alii because we had found a coupon to save 15%, and are happy with our choice.

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Jersey Shore, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Our family kayaked up the river and hiked to Secret Falls. It was a strenuous hike, but we made it to swim in the falls and loved it. What made it the best was our tour guide, Kayden. He stopped all along the way and told us such wonderful tales and facts about the area we were going through. He... More 

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