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Address: Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
Phone Number: 808-246-6333
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Wonderful and safe yet adrenaline-pumping adventure on Wet Rappel

My family had an awesome time on the wet rappel. Even though we each took on a few bumps and bruises, we loved it! Even me a month after meniscus surgery on my 46-year old knee... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Loveland, Ohio
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Loveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

My family had an awesome time on the wet rappel. Even though we each took on a few bumps and bruises, we loved it! Even me a month after meniscus surgery on my 46-year old knee! the guides were totally safety conscious, and they were informative about the island and its culture and natural habitats. The Kayak trip was a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

A perfect adventure to ring in my 40th year! Our guides on the Hawaiian Dundee were genuine and fun. It was super scary backing off a 60 ft waterfall but they gave us opportunities to practice in progressively harder settings and kept cheering us on! I felt like they really wanted us all to be successful. We loved this experience!

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I did the Hawaiian Dundee tour and it ended up being so-so. For someone with no climbing or rappelling experience the trip is probably a once in a lifetime experience and amazing. For someone with climbing or rappelling experience the day seems very slow. The majority of the participants have no to zero experience rappelling so the safety briefing and... More 

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Pleasanton, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

My husband, daughter (age 20) and I had a 1 1/2 hour surfing lesson with Marlo at Kalapaki beach. Marlo was great, we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves, and even this 54 year old mama managed to ride a few waves standing up! Marlo gets 5 stars, but the reception at the store was lukewarm and not very helpful, so average a... More 

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Dana Point, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Ok i was very optimistic after all the reviews but I think they are for kayaking not the rappelling.. First take note the big guy is beyond rude... Its very off-putting!!! There was about an hour of very intense instruction followed by a ton of waiting and some more yelling. Water is freezing so be prepared for that and bring... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Not a bad outing. Great guides but I was hoping for a little more scenery. I have two small children who had to stay with nanny on the cruise ship. Probably would have enjoyed time with them at a beach. I wanted a little more adventure.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

First the lead guy is a bit hard to take he made my children feel very uncomfortable !!! We waited several hours in the hot sun then SLOWLY repelled down a very pretty freezing waterfall. No gloves so my hands were blistered for the rest of the trip. All in all not a great day in hawaii

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Dana Point, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

I had a terrible time with Island Adventures. A complete waste of a day in Kauai. After several hours of being treated rudely by the lead safety guy, we had the opportunity to rappel two very pretty waterfalls, but so not worth it!. I did a similar tour in Costa Rica that was literally half the time with 3 times... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We did the Ain't No Zipline tour, which was incredible. Charlie, Tanya and their team were friendly, welcoming and extremely knowledgeable. We started off kayaking down the river after receiving some instructions on how not to end up headfirst. Tanya pointed out some wildlife and plants on the way. Then we did a short hike through a wildlife reserve and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Such a waste of my short time in Hawaii! This expensive experience was so boring! To make things worse, the "rope master" clearly hates us tourists that visit "his" island, and does a horrible job hiding it. He spends hour after hour talking down to us and bragging about his expertise and military exoerience....but his wife told me he was... More 

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Address: Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
Phone Number: 808-246-6333
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Lihue

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