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Address: 5-5070 A KUHIO HWY, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
Phone Number: +1 808-826-1881
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
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We are a Hawaiian Family owned and operated company specializing in Kayak...

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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Family owned and Great Location

We rented 2 sup boards...nice equipment..good instruction and directions on where to go. The launching area is very convenient and dock guys are fun and friendly. We went the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
MNgirlflipflops
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Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We rented 2 sup boards...nice equipment..good instruction and directions on where to go. The launching area is very convenient and dock guys are fun and friendly. We went the river to the bay and paddled in the bay. The river is peaceful and easy to paddle the bay of course much more challenging but fun. We love Hanalei Bay but... More 

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Tyler, Texas
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29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Super friendly and helpful staff! Great location! You can kayak to Hanalei Pier and also go up the Hanalei river and take in the Mountain views! $60/day for a tandem kayak. Plus you can go back the next morning for a couple hours for free.

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Newport Beach, California
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119 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our second time going to Kayak Hanalei. We like the location right on Hanalei Bay and the prices are reasonable, especially if you go after 1pm. We had 4 people so we rented 2 kayaks-single and triple. Everyone was very helpful getting us in/out of kayak and making sure we had all our gear. Make sure you take... More 

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Middletown, New Jersey
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a good spot for a half day on and under the water. The guides and service team were helpful. The kayaking is not too challenging and should be fine for most beginners. We did the kayak and snorkel. The trip out to the beach offers great scenic views and the guides stopped and told about the sites and... More 

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1 Thank Tim D
Snohomish, Washington
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122 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Kayak Hanalei is located at a bend in the Hanalei River, where you can go for about an hour upstream to a quiet wildlife area, or about a half-hour downstream to the ocean. You can rent a single ($35) or a double ($60) kayak for all day and do both. You can work your way upstream then back down to... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

I arrived to Kayak Hanalei with my family around 3:00 in the afternoon to rent (overpriced) kayaks and a paddle board. We were told to return by 5:30pm however was NEVER informed of a $25 late charge if we were to be late. I even asked if there was a penalty and the employee said " just please don't be... More 

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Kayak H, Manager at Kayak Hanalei, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear that you felt our equipment was overpriced but yet still rented at 3:14pm for a total of $133.96. It is unfortunate that although both the office & dock staff specifically stated to return no later than 5:30pm and the waiver form that your group signed clearly states that there is a late fee if returning... More 

santa monica, CA
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

Great day spent kayaking on the River into the Ocean! Gorgeous views! Snorkeling was awesome and Lunch was actually delicious! The Guys Colo and ( oh gosh, i forgot the other sweet young man's name) were WONDERFUL! We learned SO much history and I learned SO many facts about the tropical fish we were about to see! Really great highlight... More 

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Concord, California, United States
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31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

We booked this trip because of the reviews AND we had already done a kayak/hiking trip last time, so we werent interested in doing that again. This was one of the only kayak trips that was strictly kayaking and suitable for our 10 year old daughter. This trip took you down the Hanalei River and onto a beach by Hanalei... More 

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2 Thank Wendy A
Salida, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

What a great experience we had with Kayak Hanalei!!! My kids Kaia (9) and Talan (7) really enjoyed their lessons. It was amazing to see them enjoy the thrill of getting up on the board. Their instructor Keola was phenomenal with my kids! Very enthusiastic and supportive and really made them feel comfortable!!! It was a memorable experience for me... More 

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Livermore, California
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27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

This was a great 4.5 hr tour lead by locals. It was beautiful kayaking down the Hanalei river and then into the ocean by Hanalei Bay. We got to swim and snorkel and they serviced a great lunch from a local deli. The price was reasonable especially given the cost of tours that length of time. The young men leading... More 

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