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We are a Hawaiian Family owned and operated company specializing in Kayak tours, kayak rentals, surf/SUP lessons, & surf/SUP rentals.
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5-5070 A Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I had the pleasure to spend the past two mornings on the beautiful still waters of the Hanalei River the past two mornings thanks to these folks. One thing not on their website is that a full day rental includes the opportunity to use a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Pranaful
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I certainly enjoyed this tour. We learned so much about the history and culture of Kaua’i from our tour guide and the views of the mountains from the Hanalei River were stunning! We found the snorkeling to be relaxing and saw various...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Voyage11025444898
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fantastic experience spending New Year's Eve day on the river, through Hanalei Bay, and then ultimately through the ocean waves to a cove to snorkel! We experienced intermittent rain, beautiful sunshine with gorgeous clouds and blue sky all throughout. It was an adventurous...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Companion36335191905
Reviewed 1 week ago

We paddle boarded, did surf lessons and rented surf boards. Great location and employees. Safety is their concern and our family loves it.

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SolitudeLodge
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent surf instructor. My three boys loved working with him. Location for lessons was excellent and customer service was great. Highly recommend.

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank David P
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to Kauai a half-dozen times, and this is the first time I did anything like this tour. This is *not* a "sit back and relax" Kauai adventure. The kayaking itself is great exercise, and will be a bit of a workout! We kayaked...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank David B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I took the 2 hr SUP lesson and enjoyed every minute (in spite of getting a pretty good workout on the way back upriver). We paddled downriver to the edge of the bay, took s break on the pier, snd saw several...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Macaw01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent! My daughters got up on the boards a few times which is fantastic for the first time on a surf board. Great instructors & customer service as well!

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LightPacker446750
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an amazing adventure we had. The VERY best time to go is on the first trip available. The river and trail were not crowded at all on the way up. However on the way down it was nuts. We were able to enjoy the...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kim M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing experience. Rented a triple so my kids 9 and 6 could paddle. Made it up the river and back with no issues. 4 miles. Scenery is great. Option to goto ocean as well Best part -- you have the kayak all day and can...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Trevor N
December 24, 2017|
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Response from 843tracyw | Reviewed this property |
With a tour it was a half day adventure approximately 4 hours as it included lunch and a stop for snorkeling but if you were just kayaking the river yourself you may only need a couple hours depending upon your experience as... More
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surfer6
December 23, 2016|
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Response from Kayak Hanalei R | Property representative |
Aloha Bill & Debi, Unfortunately, we do not offer car topping of our kayaks as they all go out from our private dock here in Hanalei. We are located on the opposite side of Poipu, which is about 1.5 hours drive... More
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287tedp
April 3, 2015|
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Response from debbief289 | Reviewed this property |
We rented SUPs for a couple hours at the end of the day. It gave us enough time to paddle up to the bridge, at a relaxed pace.
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