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Alii Kayaks

191 Wailua Rd., Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
808-241-7700
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Ranked #20 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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Austin, TX
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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Ferndale, Michigan, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

great time!!! the kayak and hike were so much fun and the falls were beautiful! our tour guide Cody was really amazing and made us feel like we had a new best friend and adventure buddy... i would totally do it again, it gave me so much life!!!

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Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We had so much fun and really experienced some beautiful Hawaiian scenery! The river kayaking was amazing , seeing the miles and miles of glorious foliage . The hike was special because our guide , Cody, was so enchanting and entertaining. He was so skilled at the hike that he went back and forth talking and visiting with each person.... More

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Rochester, Minnesota
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65 reviews 65 reviews
25 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

if you have never kayaked or aren't adventourous, don't let that deter you - just hire a guide who will be helful and make your journey more informative. we choose to make our trek without a guide and did fine. yes the trail to the waterfall is muddy. remember this area recieves >5 ft of average rainfall per year, not... More

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Fair Oaks, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This was my favorite experience on Kauai. The aesthetics of this adventure were amazing. The river kayaking was beautiful, especially when we got into the narrower portion of the river toward the spot where the hike begins: lush tropical growth, flowers, a breeze, and graceful trees. The hike will be challenging for those not in moderate shape, as the trail... More

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California Desert, California
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3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Kayaking was great. Instructions and guide TC made our first time kayak trip an adventure. His dog ears was added smiles all around. However, the hike into the waterfall was more then we wanted to do as 50+. We made it through, happy to say but it was rough. Mud up to our mid section of our legs. Bugs and... More

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Sacramento
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

I did this trip with my wife and teenage daughters. Do NOT do this if you are not in good physical condition. It's not a triathlon but the kayaking and hiking require a moderate amount of physical exertion. In my opinion you will not have fun if you are not in decent shape. Kahi, our guide was great and made... More

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Redrock, NM
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We went in just to rent SUPs and get a little destination advice on the river, and that is exactly what we got. The staff were very helpful, they gave excellent directions, and they let us go and do our own thing! Awesome!

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Glendale
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We had a really personable and helpful guide named Guy, who made the experience that much better. There was another tour behind us during the hike and that guide was really, really rude. The kayak to the hike wasn't bad, but the kayak back was definitely more difficult due to winds and fatigue from the hike. Very picturesque. I didn't... More

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