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Address: 4565 Haleilio Rd, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1312
Phone Number: +1 808-822-3388
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Uluwehi Waterfalls aka Secret Falls is now in full bloom. Blockages have...

Uluwehi Waterfalls aka Secret Falls is now in full bloom. Blockages have been removed; the falls has never looked better! A boardwalk now covers the muddy ditch. Don't miss this amazing attraction which is fun and educational for your whole family from toddlers to seniors.

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Brandon's the bomb!

Husband and I had the pleasure to be on a kayak tour to Secret Falls and Brandon was our guide. Tour began at 11am and it was perfect. Brandon gave us our safety briefing and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Patricia B
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Evergreen, Colorado

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Evergreen, Colorado
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Husband and I had the pleasure to be on a kayak tour to Secret Falls and Brandon was our guide. Tour began at 11am and it was perfect. Brandon gave us our safety briefing and made everyone comfortable and explained the tour. We had a mix of people of from all ages and Brandon made the tour interesting and humorous.... More 

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Long Barn
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had a wonderful day. Our guide was Forrest. He talked non stop, but it was great he knew so many facts about area and Hawaiian culture. My girlfriends and I had a triple kayak and he helped us so much.🌺

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Thank Lisa M
Atlanta, GA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Too bad they allowed only 5 stars! This could easily be a ten! This adventure, led by Kawika- an impersonation of the Aloha Spirit - was simply wonderful! We were beginner kayaks celebrating 35 years of marriage; Kawika, a very patient and humorous fellow, took the time to watch over and encourage us along the journey (without neglecting the rest... More 

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sydney
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed our day trip - kayaking and hiking to the Secret Falls. Our guide was Brandon, and he was just the right balance of informative, fun and keeping a watchful eye on the group, without being intrusive. The kayak trip out was fantastic, and reasonably easy as we had the wind to help us (about 45 minutes), the... More 

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Fowlerville, Michigan
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I recently took a guided tour to the secret falls. Our guide was Forest, and he was very entertaining! We aren't really kayakers, but are in reasonable shape. While I had to take a break occasionally from paddling, we were in a double kayak so this worked out ok as my husband kept paddling. The hike to... More 

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Thank stefmich1
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The river was beautiful and our guide, Marty was fantastic. The hike to the waterfall (in the middle of the tour) was a little difficult, but worth it. One negative- they charge you $5 per person for a better seat back. They should just charge a little more up front and include it. Kayak was in good shape. Dry bags... More 

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GlobalPete2010, Manager at Kayak Wailua, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. The standard backrest is adequate for many kayakers who actually prefer the lower backrest. Many are on a budget and are grateful for our low rate. Studies indicate that increasing our rate to include the more expensive backrest would steer frugal customers to our competitors. More 

Gainesville, Virginia
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our family did the kayak tour to Secret Falls in late August 2016 with my wife and two daughters (6 & 8 years old) for our 10 year anniversary. My wife and I did it 10 years before on our honeymoon also with Kayak Wailua. The guides are all personable and friendly. We still enjoyed it a lot, its a... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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235 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

1. Access: Easy to get to on main hwy and find 8.5/10 2. Location: Best if you’re on the east side 7.5/10 3. Condition: The building is new where registration is. Parking on grass. There are tables for equipment.. 7/10 4. Amenities: Free parking, free use of experienced running shoes if you don’t want to muddy yours. 7.5/10 5. Services:... More 

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GlobalPete2010, Manager at Kayak Wailua, responded to this review

Thank you for your unique and informative review. We are the only outfitter offering private parking, free footwear, triple kayaks, new transport van, a quick load/unload trailer, and a shower. All of these items add better service that other companies do not offer and all of these features add substantially to our expense. I might be biased but I honestly... More 

Ojai, California
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

For the most part my husband (75) and I (73) enjoyed our Kayak Wailua adventure. We had only been on a kayak once before and except for over-turning once, we found going up and down the river pleasurable and not too difficult. Paying extra for the high back seats made it comfortable for both of us. Appreciated the shoes offered... More 

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Thank Margie L
GlobalPete2010, Manager at Kayak Wailua, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We do our best to describe the rugged trail in advance because we have many toddlers and seniors who participate. While some companies refuse to accept kayakers/hikers who are under or over a designated age, we do not discriminate against age. Of course by accepting all ages, we expose ourselves to persons who... More 

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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We headed off the plane and straight to Kayak Wailua! It was easy to find and there was plenty of parking. Kayaking was fun and you could go at your own pace! The hike wasn't too strenuous and the waterfall was a great stop. Jamie was an awesome guide! She was friendly and hilarious. She pointed out some cool things... More 

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