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Secret Falls (Uluwehi Falls)

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Wailua, Kauai, HI
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great kayaking with a hike to secret falls. Our guide was very helpful and knowledgeable. We will do this again if we get back to Kausi.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Teresa B
Reviewed July 24, 2019 via mobile

We went during a kayak ride and a hike good place to swim under a waterfall highly recommend going on this adventure you will not be disappointed.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank mechanic1987
Reviewed July 2, 2019

Perfect place to experience the Hawaii you were dreaming of, beautiful flowers birds singing and a waterfall you can swim in, need I say more I think not

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank edntara
Reviewed June 21, 2019 via mobile

This is our favorite thing to do on Kauai. This was our approximately 6th self guided trip to secret falls (Uluwehi Falls). We’ve taken children and once I did it with a torn ACL (with a knee brace) while waiting for surgery. Check the conditions...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 19, 2019 via mobile

Fantastic water with a pool you can swim in. I recommend renting kayaks at Kamokila Hawaiian village, but get there early because it is first come first served and the run out by 10 or 11, maybe earlier. A first rate Kaua’i experience.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank PeterG57924
Reviewed June 11, 2019 via mobile

I didnt do enough research, I thought you could just hike here however you have to get to the trail by kayak. Because of this we rented a kayak last minute and paid way too much (120 for 2 ppl) there are cheaper options out...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank 692sarahv
Reviewed May 31, 2019 via mobile

We hired a double kayak ourselves for less than $100 at Kayak Kauai and would recommend as you get it all day and can travel at your own pace. The kayak took us about 30mins there (young fairly fit couple) 45mins back against current. It’s...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Joslin C
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

Kayak or paddleboard to the trail. Fern grotto part is closed to public at this time. While the hike is beautiful along the river, you have to keep your eyes on the muddy uneven terrain and winding tree roots. The mud is slippery, sticky, watery,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank AdventureTripping
Reviewed April 4, 2019

I rented a kayak and paddle board for my 3 girls and myself. We then hiked Secret Falls. Photos will not explain the mud. There is mud - all kinds, runny, squelchy, slippery, watery, stinky... But the trail is quite beautiful along the river bed...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank DaynaB100
Reviewed April 3, 2019

This is a fantastic adventure. We are a family of six - 2 kids ages 10 and 12, as well as two grandparents. Be prepared to hike up hill for about 45 minutes through gooey brown mud - and just enjoy the experience. There is...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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March 5, 2017|
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Response from Travelmomma007 |
We did this hike yesterday after we rented paddle boards. The owner of the paddle board company suggested we paddle up the river to the trailhead on a self guided tour. Our kids are older than yours (16, 14) but I wouldn't... More
December 14, 2016|
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Response from Jacklyn C | Reviewed this property |
No need to know how to kayak, it is very easy and straight forward. Hike is minimally challenging. All hiking in Kauai can be slippery due to the mud and rain, so just take your time!
September 16, 2016|
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Response from Yago1 | Reviewed this property |
Wailoa kayak and ask for Forest. He is a gas.