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Wailua Kayak Adventures
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are many companies offering Wailua tours but based on our experience Wailua Kayak Adventures offers the best experience for one simple reason. You can beat the crowds! No other tour company is on the river when these guys head out (7:00 a.m.). Our group...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Curt B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the last day of our honeymoon, we decided to kayak the Wailua river. We rented a double kayak from Wailua Kayak Adventures, and our experience was flawless! They helped us load the kayak on our car, teaching us how to do it for the...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Brittani P
Reviewed September 26, 2019 via mobile

The views were amazing, the kayaking and hiking were fun, vigorous but not too taxing. Our guide Dustin was laid back and very friendly and knowledgeable. Lunch was provided and the secret falls were a special treat to cool down and enjoy! So glad we...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank DivaDonnaK
Reviewed August 8, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed a good adventure with the company and the guide. The owner manages bookings largely herself and is very friendly. Equipment was in good shape and the guide was proficient at getting us in the water and to/from the falls. Leaving...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank revert510
Reviewed July 29, 2019 via mobile

This family run business was friendly and helpful to rent kayaks from for the day. We chose not to join a tour, but instead navigate the falls on our own, thanks to WKA’s guidance. They were very accommodating- call a few days ahead of time...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 1doerrfam
Reviewed July 18, 2019 via mobile

We absolutely LOVE this this company!!! We have rented from them before when we’re here in Kauai 2 years ago. So helpful had all the supplies we needed and even let us use their cooler so we didn’t have to go buy one. This is...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Hhhallett73
Reviewed July 12, 2019

We did this trip two years ago with the same company as a family and it was fantastic. We thought we would get the same experience this time around, but it was disappointing. Two years ago we had a female guide who was terrific. She...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Shanon B
Reviewed July 12, 2019

Kayaking 2 miles one way and a 1.2 mile hike one way is areal treat....end up at screw water falls for dip..very refreshing! the kayaks was in excellent shape...the drift down the river is scenic and pleasant....not overly strenuous.....guides are very good on checking in...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 2, 2019

Cole was our Tour Guide, he had great energy, passionate and knowledgable. Kayaking was Smooth (bring water to drink), Crossing the River was tough since it just rained (be prepared to get wet), Hike was beautiful (be prepared to get muddy) all Worth It to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JAM2Travel2
Reviewed July 2, 2019

Rather than a tour with a big group down the Wailua, we rented kayaks (one double and one single) for a cheaper price with more flexibility. The process was easy, they gave great instructions on what to see on the water and where to stop,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Amy A
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seattlegirl1999
March 21, 2017|
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Response from glen c | Property representative |
The trail into the waterfall is a nature trail. Sometimes it can bee slippery and muddy.Very little up and down but some at the waterfall, no cliffs. There is one spot where the trail narrows with about a ten foot drop off... More
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itsourmotto
December 27, 2016|
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Aloha, Runners with good are best for this adventure. You must get them wet and muddy. Sports sandals are good as well. Do not wear flip flops , slick bottom shoes, leather hiking boots or leather tennis shoes,aqua socks... More
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JeongH28
August 2, 2016|
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We had an odd number also, so one of us just kayaked by himself and the other 2 in another kayak.
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