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North Shore Private Charters

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Address: 4270 Kilauea Road, Kilauea, Kauai, HI 96754
Phone Number: 808-828-1379
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This was the most exciting day we had on Kauai. From the start the boat ride was a thrill. They use a small inflatable (Just like the navy seals kind of boat) fun ride out to the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This was the most exciting day we had on Kauai. From the start the boat ride was a thrill. They use a small inflatable (Just like the navy seals kind of boat) fun ride out to the Napali coast. We then went in EVERY cave (bigger boats can't do this). The guide and captain were very knowledgeable about the coast,... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

First of all, do your research so you know what kind of boat this is. This was booked for me so I was a little surprised to find myself on a boat with no sun cover and total awesome exposure to the elements and great maneuverability for getting into the caves. I always wanted to see inside that cave with... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

If you're staying on the North Shore (I stayed in Princeville) this is a great option to going all the way around the island for most of the other tours. Process: very easy phone booking and check-in procedures. People, please don't be late, other people are waiting on you. After check-in you'll get shuttled down to Anini Beach to board... More 

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Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Awesome experience. Janelle is fabulous at her job! We had Capt Shawn and Kai on our trip. They were very informative and attentive. Such beauty to see on the Napali Coast! Highly recommended excursion.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The Na Pali coast has some of the most spectacular scenery in the world. 5,000 foot high cliffs at the water's edge.Sea caves. Waterfalls. Tropical foliage. No roads or easy access, except by boat. North Shore Charter uses a hard hull, inflatable that seats 14. The crew (a captain and an assistant) are professional with a good sense of humor.... More 

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Old Lyme, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Had a great ride with Capt. Gary at the helm. We took a morning tour where the seas were calm, making for a smoother ride. Got up close to the caves, and even went through a few. Other company's boats operating at the same time merely idled and watched as we went through the caves, the inflatable being much more... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Had a great time on tour with Gary and transport with Janelle. Both were very courteous and we had some excellent snorkeling along the coast and dolphin viewing in Hanalei Bay. Smooth ride for a zodiac, and the smaller boat was better for a more intimate tour. You won't be disappointed! Great location and price.

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Twin Falls, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I reviewed many different companies that offered the boat tour of the Napoli Coast and decided on North Shore Charters. First, you can't beat their price of $149. Second they departed from the north shore which was convenient since I was staying in Princeville. Third, I wanted the zodiac type boat to be able to get into the sea caves... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Beautiful Na Pali Coast and Caves Tour in a Zodiac! Awesome, small group tour with a terrific captain and guide! The tour included snorkeling along the Tunnels Beach -gorgeous! Picnic lunch provided. Delightful, fun captain and guide! Highly recommended!

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

My husband and I took a trip with North Shore Charters this morning, to see the Na Pali Coastline for the first time. We booked with Janelle, who was oh-so courteous and efficient, a few days prior. She was wonderful about returning our calls, answering questions, and the emailed directions came promptly, as promised. The boat is small, a 27-foot... More 

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