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Wailua River Guides

#12 of 53 Tours in Kapaa
Kapaa, HI, USA
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About Wailua River Guides
We provide exceptional guided kayak tours of the Wailua River Valley and Secret Waterfall on Kaua'i, Hawaii. We provide top of the line equipment and our guides are the best on the river by far! Come play with us!
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Allan S wrote a review May 2018
Peoria, Arizona173 contributions47 helpful votes
"Doc" (Matthew) was the perfect guide for our family of 6 as we paddled up and down the river while he taught us about the flora and fauna, along with the history of Kauai. He even had us smelling the leaves, tasting wild flowers, and finding endangered birds. On top of everything else, about mid way through our trip, we stopped and Doc sliced up fresh pineapple with surgical precision, which we devoured. We had a great time! Make sure you know where the meeting point to start the your is located. They have recently changed this, and their brochures may not be correct.
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Date of experience: May 2018
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Nicole W wrote a review Apr 2018
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It rained during our whole tour, but that didn't spoil any of the fun or the beauty of the landscape. Doc was a great guide! Would definitely recommend this to anyone looking for an outdoorsy experience in Kauai!
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Date of experience: April 2018
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tmsaunders wrote a review Mar 2018
Poughkeepsie, New York3 contributions
My wife and I had a great time on this trip. Upon walking in we were told that we were the only people who hadn't canceled for the day. I fully expected to be told that we;d have to reschedule but instead was informed that we were getting a private tour!! How many vendors have you seen that offer that?!! We headed out to the water and I helped Doc get the kayaks off the rack and into the water and we headed out. The paddle itself was very easy with only a slight current in either direction. Doc was full of information regarding everything from the river and plants to the wildlife he's so comfortable with. He also gave us a full history of the area we were hiking through. The hike itself was messy but manageable and Doc did a good job of guiding us around the worst of it. Overall, I give Wailua River guides, and Doc in particular, 5 stars!!!!
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Date of experience: February 2018
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John J wrote a review Mar 2018
Rockingham, North Carolina86 contributions29 helpful votes
Kayaked and hiked to the falls. Had a nice and easy 2 miles kayak ride up the river. Got out and hiked through mud to the falls. only four of us and a guide. Swam in the pool under the falls. Had a lunch and returned. Great outdoor activity. A medium level of activity. Very muddy. You cross a flowing river holding a rope. Lots of fun! Guide was great. He told about the area and gave good advice on where to walk.
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Date of experience: November 2017
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Pam G wrote a review Mar 2018
Smithsburg, Maryland32 contributions5 helpful votes
Unfortunately due to conditions we were unable to hike to the falls. The right ER crossing was high and getting higher. I am thankful that Chris took our safety into account and didn't just say ok lets go. The kayak trip up and down the river was a blast and lunch was good too. Thanks for keeping us safe but still fun.
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Date of experience: March 2018
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