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Catamaran Kahanu

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4353 Waialo Road, Port Allen, Eleele, Kauai, HI 96705
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5-Hour Na Pali Coast Morning Tour
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Na Pali Coast Tour experience the majestic cliffs, sea caves, and marine animals. Enjoy swim and snorkel. Best day on your vacation with Captain Lani Tours.
  • Excellent89%
  • Very good6%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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4353 Waialo Road, Port Allen, Eleele, Kauai, HI 96705
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"captain lani"
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"smaller boat"
in 47 reviews
"family owned business"
in 14 reviews
"intimate experience"
in 16 reviews
"larger companies"
in 7 reviews
"hawaiian family"
in 13 reviews
"smaller size"
in 9 reviews
"napali coast"
in 132 reviews
"family history"
in 8 reviews
"perfect size"
in 14 reviews
"smaller group"
in 14 reviews
"no alcohol"
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"sea turtles"
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"marine biologist"
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"hour whale watching tour"
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"deck hand"
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"his life"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have been coming to Kaua’i since 1987. Catamaran Kahanu is the only NaPali coast tour I will take and have enjoyed the experience several times. The boat is smaller so it is less crowded and more personal. Captain Lani is full of information and...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife and I planned a trip to Kauai and we ended deciding to snorkel! I had never done snorkel much less in an open sea. My experience initially to the sea even it being so calm was dreading due to the fact that I...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had the greatest experience with the captain and Neno on the Kahanu. You can tell this family cares deeply about safety and guest experience. We were treated to dolphins, the coast and some great snorkeling (saw a turtle!) Neno was very enthusiastic and informative. We...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this tour for pur 15-person group, including non-English speakers, 80-year old, and people who have sea sickness. Despite the obvious challenges, the captain and the crew made this trip incredible. They took care of everyone and truly wanted us to have an amazing...More

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captainkahanu, General Manager at Catamaran Kahanu, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha Carol and family, We are glad your 15 - persons family all enjoyed the tour. Thank you for sharing your vacation time with us. Captain and Neno enjoyed sharing Kaua'i with you and your family. Mahalo nui loa, Debbie

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Captain Lani and his catamaran Kahanu has forgotten more about the Napoli coast then most captains know. An incredible adventure on the blue waters of the Pacific on the west coast of Kauai yesterday. Captain and crew were amazing. The boat just the perfect size...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have used Kahanu twice. We have used the larger company and before and there is no comparison. Kahanu is more intimate and personable. The Capt is entertaining and takes you closer to the shore than the other guys. Also they serve a great lunch....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Family run and super friendly. Better to go with them than the larger companies as you get a richer history of the island and since their catamaran in smaller you're able to get closer to the coast (weather permitting). Was one of the best things...More

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Maria C
May 19, 2018|
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Response from Arielle-LMSW | Reviewed this property |
Yes, though technically they were porpoises as they were spinner dolphins.
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LTMedinaOhio
January 14, 2018|
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Response from 145Debbie | Property representative |
We do a 5 hour Na Pali Coast Tour in the morning only. Check-in is at 7:15 a.m. and returning by 1:00 p.m. The after tour is a 2 hour Whale watch only. NO Na Pali Coast Tour.
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Marje H
June 3, 2017|
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Response from 145Debbie | Property representative |
Yes, there is a marine toilet on board.
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