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Paddle Kauai Jungle Streams and Hike provided by Outfitters Kauai

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Paddle Kauai Jungle Streams and Hike

Paddle Kauai Jungle Streams and Hike
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  • Duration: 6h 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
Know before you go
  • Duration: 6h 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
Paddle deep into the heart of the island on this kayaking Kauai adventure, all the way to the shadow of Mt Wai'ale'ale. After an easy paddle upstream, you'll tie your kayaks to a tree and take a somewhat rugged and very beautiful 1 mile (1.6km) hike to a dramatic 100' (30 meter) waterfall. Sit on some big basalt boulders at the bottom of the pool and savor a delicious picnic lunch while enjoying the stunning scenery that surrounds you. Then, hike back down to the ruddered tandem open cockpit kayaks for some more fun paddling! As you pass through this spectacular and interesting valley by kayak and on foot, your guide will be sharing the mana'o (knowledge) of the island. You'll be filled in on the history of ancient Kauai and how the Ali'i (royalty) and Maka'ainana (common people) lived and played here long ago. You'll learn about the unique and unusual medicinal and food plants that inhabit Kauai's Wailua River Valley, as well as identifying many beautiful ornamental plants, both native and introduced. All this will take place as you get to know each other and have some laughs in this incredible setting. The return part of this kayaking Kauai tour is downstream, but into the trade winds, giving you a bit of a workout on this leg of the journey. If you don't mind a bit of exercise, this tour will be the one for you! With swimming holes and native exotic botanical wonders, the Wailua truly is a fantasy world of Hawaiian deep jungle scenery.
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Important information
Inclusions
Deluxe two-person kayak • Dry bag/day pack • Lunch, snacks and beverages • Local taxes
Exclusions
Hotel pickup and drop off • Gratuities
Duration
6h 30m
Departure details
230 Kipu Rd, Lihue, HI 96766, USA Outfitters Kauai Kipu Ranch Headquarters
Inclusions
Deluxe two-person kayak • Dry bag/day pack • Lunch, snacks and beverages • Local taxes
Exclusions
Hotel pickup and drop off • Gratuities
Departure details
230 Kipu Rd, Lihue, HI 96766, USA Outfitters Kauai Kipu Ranch Headquarters
Duration
6h 30m
Return details
Returns to original departure point
Additional information
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Minimum of 4 passengers required for tour departure. Maximum of 12 passengers per tour
One guide for approximately every 8 - 12 passengers
Nature Walk is approximately 1 mile each way in typically muddy conditions
Kayaking is 60-90 minutes each way
Lunch and refreshments: Cold spring water and juices, a delicious picnic lunch of a turkey wrap, pasta salad, and a brownie (menu subject to change without notice)
Items to bring: Swimwear, footwear with an aggressive tread pattern and that can get wet (i.e. Teva-type sandals or aqua socks), towel, sunscreen, insect repellant, waterproof camera
Not wheelchair accessible
Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers

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Patrick G
2 contributions
Lost money
Jul 2021 • Couples
So when you book the tours online that say 7:45 am, you should know that they don’t start until 9. This isn’t mentioned upfront or in the confirmation emails. When the new start time conflicted with other activities they refused a refund because we were within the window of no cancellations. Lost a good deal of money that way. Know that ahead of time.
Written July 22, 2021
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jcwhite_1427
Chicago, IL16 contributions
Wonderful family adventure
Had an absolutely wonderful experience kayaking and hiking with The family. Our guide Bruce was a rockstar and frankly made the adventure even better than the beautiful surroundings. It was an unforgettable trip for my wife and kids.

Bruce and Outfitters Rock!!
Written July 9, 2021
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Aloha jcwhite, Bruce IS a rockstar. 5 star all the way. Mahalo for noticing and for taking the time to review. Hope we see you again.
Written July 12, 2021
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RachelN4900
1 contribution
A Great trip!
Jun 2021
Nice easy kayaking, lots of chatting with other guests. Mitch and Noah were kind and easy going, a pleasure the whole time. On the hike Mitch offered great commentary on the history and plants. THEN, the rope swing into the river pool was just excellent fun. Couldn't be happier with the trip. Thanks so much.
Written June 2, 2021
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Liberato M
Tustin, CA49 contributions
Spectacular Scenery and Spectacular Service
Are guides Bruce and Brian were awesome. They took care everything and made sure we had a great time. Not only was the kayak and the hike up to the waterfall was spectacular, but Bruce and Brian made sure we were well taken care of and taught us a lot about the island of kauai. Super fun excursion I highly recommended to anyone visiting the island of Kauai. Thank you Bruce and Brian. Mahalo!
Written May 28, 2021
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Aloha Liberatom, Bruce and Brian are awesome. Mahalo for sharing your vacation with us. Please come back for another spectacular adventure. :)
Written June 1, 2021
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ken k
Denver, CO108 contributions
Excellent experience great folks
Well organized, friendly, well led, good exercise without going overboard(no pun intended, but no-one capsized). I’d very much recommend the activity and the outfit!
Written May 23, 2021
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Aloha Ken K, We are so happy to hear you had such a great time. Hope we see you again for another adventure. :)
Written May 24, 2021
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KendianaJones
Burien, WA161 contributions
A well-designed kayak and hiking adventure
Mar 2020
My wife booked this tour, knowing that it required exertion. I’m a hiker, so that part was second nature. But I am afraid of water and had only kayaked once before, in a still lake. So river kayaking was new and fearful to me.

I had already decided that I would wear a life vest. I was the only one who did, but our guide Elvis encouraged us to do whatever would make us more comfortable. I even forgot I was wearing one.

Elvis gave us some pointers on how to paddle and how to steer the canoe. As the heavier partner, I was in the back of our canoe, responsible for steering.

We were given backpack dry bags, which contained our lunches. I had brought my own dry bag, not knowing that one with backpack straps would be furnished. Too late, I realized why others were carrying almost nothing with them. One thing that we brought along turned out to be a great idea. We had waterproof pouches for our phones, which featured necklace straps. So while kayaking, we were able to set down our paddles briefly, take pictures, then put our phones away, keeping them accessible but dry.

We paddled upstream, twelve people in six kayaks, to the north fork Wailua River, where we beached the kayaks and began the hike. The hike was muddy, and required wading a river that was more than knee deep, with strong current. Elvis coached us in how to use the fixed line rope that spanned the river, and we all crossed without incident. Elvis revealed that Outfitters Kauai had been monitoring the river conditions closely, ready to cancel the trip if needed.

Along the hike, Elvis pointed out types of plants, an invasive albizia tree, and evidence of recent pig digging.

At Secret Falls, we found our own places to sit and eat lunch. Elvis told us where he would be, and offered to take photos for any of us. The pictures we got from him later were quite good.

The return to the harbor was smooth and uneventful. Elvis was a fantastic guide, and helped make the experience a very enjoyable one.

Note: If you are staying in Kapa’a, you do not need to drive to Poipu; you can meet the Outfitters Kauai van at the Smith’s Tropical Paradise parking lot, a short distance upstream from the boat launch on the Wailua River.
Written March 25, 2020
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Aloha KendianaJones, Nothing says more than a repeat customer. So glad you could join us for a second adventure. Elvis is fantastic. He's 5 star all the way. You made it out on one of the last days before we stopped operations due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Please keep in touch. We don't know when, but we WILL be back. Mahalo for choosing Outfitters Kauai again.
Written April 1, 2020
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Martin E
4 contributions
A kayak trip up the Wailua River, then a hike and lunch to the waterfall.
Feb 2020
A most exhilarating and enjoyable day out. The swim at the end in the pool and being jet-washed by the waterfall was something that simply must be done. Our guide Elvis was a real treat - entertaining, informative (about Kauai, the plantlife and history of the islands), and he had his eye on safety throughout, ensuring all were safe and had a thrilling day out. En route we encountered the wild animals of the rainforest - the chickens, chicks, ducks and ducklings. Er, ok, not very wild but that's Hawaii for you. Nice one Elvis - 5 out of 5 mate. Thankyouverymuch.
Written March 5, 2020
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Jennifer A
Charleston, SC4 contributions
As exciting or Chill as you want to make it!
Sep 2019
We were in a pretty small group and my husband and I wanted to do everything - try every food sample from the forest, swing off every rope swing, swim in every swimming hole etc, but the other couple was more reserved so they passed on mostly everything. This trip was great because we could do it all and they could just relax and we all still had a great time. Shout out to Wade, our great guide!
Written October 14, 2019
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Finn D
Chicago120 contributions
Awesome trip! Our guide Kevin was amazing!
Aug 2019
My husband,16 year old son and I thoroughly enjoyed this trip. Kevin was great—super laid back, knowledgeable, and the best part was he pulled out a ukelele and played at different times throughout the trip! He took us to a little local bakery at the beginning where we got some great pastries, and he also gave us a lot of recommendations for places to go and to eat that only locals know about. The SUP, hike and zip into the water hole were awesome! Highly recommend this outing.
Written August 25, 2019
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Aloha Kathleen D, Thanks for the excellent review. Keven is great and full of information. I love the SUP hike. So happy you did too. See you again.
Written August 28, 2019
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ashleecordeiro
Southwick, MA11 contributions
One of the best activities we did
My husband and I did the wailua river kayak and waterfall hike while in Kaua’i on our honeymoon. Our tour guide was Phil and he was awesome! Very knowledgeable about the area, the wildlife, the vegetation, and also gave us hiking 101 tips! The kayak wasn’t too difficult for us (we are both in our 20’s) the way back is a little more challenging due to wind. The hike was not bad at all. Definitely muddy, and it’s been relatively dry, so I’m sure it can get really muddy. Wear aqua shoes. Also a few ricer crossings but nothing crazy. The Waterfall was beautiful and the pool at the bottom was shallow and swimmable, not too cold! It is a popular place so expect a lot of people. All in all I would definitely recommend!
Written June 23, 2019
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Family vacation
Great outdoor adventure for the whole family. Mitch and Noah were awesome guides, friendly and fun. Highly recomm
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A full day of fun in the jungle
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Amazing Kayak Adventure
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These zip lines = pure adrenaline
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Great customer service
Great customer service! Unfortunately we couldn't attend the zip line because my daughter had an accident surfing t
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Zip, Paddle, Hike
Great experience! Friendly guides and a great in-depth view of the ranch. The fresh water swimming hole was amazing
KeepGoingAndTravel
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Kayak good but overall trip a bit of a let down
Hoping for more out of this excursion for the money. The first part, the kayak portion, was fine. The second half
Y2519KDkimp
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Full Day of Adventure!!
Easy Kayak with beautiful scenery, leads you to a small hike to a secluded swimming hole with a rope swing, ride on
Kikibergg
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Great fun
I had a great time kayaking and hiking to the waterfall. The guides were very friendly and nice. They took great ca
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Do the zip lining! Best experience!
Bruce and Melissa were awesome! Bruce hilarious as ever! Melissa was a great driver and catcher of us at the bottom
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