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Address: 191 Wailua Rd, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1456
Phone Number:
+1 808-241-7700
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7:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Alii Kayaks is a Full-service Kayak and Stand UP Paddle board operator,...

Alii Kayaks is a Full-service Kayak and Stand UP Paddle board operator, conveniently located on the Wailua River on the island of Kauai. Take an eco-adventure Kayak/Hike and see a Secret Waterfall! This is an easy going Hawaiian Style kayak paddle on a Class Zero river combined with a moderate hike through a rainforest, wading through streams, traversing muddy trails and walking over a tree root system the size of a large SUV; a definite rock solid adventure. For individuals without paddling experience our guides will provide you with instruction, assist you with your launch and accompany you for the duration providing assistance where needed. They know tricks and tips that will make your journey as easy as possible. They will even provide you with walking sticks and backpack style Dry Bags for your carry along items. You can feel safe with our guides who are Water Safety Instructed, as well as CPR and First Aid certified. Stand UP Paddle Rentals and Lessons available daily.

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Fun but be careful

This was a nice excursion but the hike to the waterfall was a little difficult the muddy trail was very slippery. They said water shoes were good for the hike but I fell several... read more

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4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Chino, California

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Chino, California
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was a nice excursion but the hike to the waterfall was a little difficult the muddy trail was very slippery. They said water shoes were good for the hike but I fell several times with my water shoes I would suggest a trail type shoe.

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Redlands, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a great activity while visiting Kauai. We really enjoyed the trip down the river and Alii takes you a little further than other Kayak companies through more narrow waterways and low hanging branches. It was great. The hike is through a stream and wooded area to Falls. Very natural around falls, you have to seat on rocks to... More 

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Petersburg,Mi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had an awesome days kayaking and hiking to secret falls with guide TC. We learned to much about the history, culture and fauna on the hike. Conditions were good on the trail, just needed to be careful to step on flat spots. Plenty of time to lunch and swim under the falls. Great experience!!

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Sherwood, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Don't question this, do it and do it with these guys. Very knowledgable, fun and overall one of the cheaper more fun things we did in Kauai.

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Kapaa, Hawaii
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a wonderful time. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Guide was very knowledgable about history and culture - not to mention funny. Beautiful trip. Thank you!

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Anacortes, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had three children in tow on our kayak adventure to secret falls. It was engaging and fun for all ages and our tour guide, Kana, was very knowledgeable and funny too. It was also fairly priced which was a bonus!

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Rehovot, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Kayaking on a wide river was new to us. On this day there was strong winds against us as we paddled upstream, and one unexpected blast caused us to capsize the kayak. Our guide (whose name has more syllables then we can remember) was great; he helped us right the kayak. And the supplied dry-bag kept all our things dry,... More 

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Kauai, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Kayden was very helpful and an excellent guide. He told us all about the trees along the trail we were hiking and answered all our questions about Hawaii.

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KeoneGarma, Owner at Alii Kayaks, responded to this review

Thank you very much for joining us on our Secret Falls Kayak/Hike, so happy to hear you had a great time with us. We appreciate you taking the time to write this review, we look forward to seeing you soon. Mahalo! More 

Orlando, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great company with excellent staff and guides. We went on a kayak, then walked across small creek to walk over tree roots to arrive at a waterfall where we swam, took pictures and ate lunch (we brought food). We had a lot of fun. Thanks Alii Kayaks

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KeoneGarma, Owner at Alii Kayaks, responded to this review

Thank you very much for joining us on our Secret Falls Kayak/Hike, so happy to hear you had a great time with us. The hard work paddling 4 miles and hiking 2 miles is so worth the effort, especially when you see the Uluwehi Falls for the first time. Once again thank you very much for taking the time to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There are several companies to choose from to do a guided trip on the Wailua river and I'm glad we chose this one. Our guide, T.C. was fun, knowledgeable about the local area and provided useful tips along the way such as how to walk on the muddy trail that's typical of Kauai! The staff were helpful answering our questions... More 

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KeoneGarma, Owner at Alii Kayaks, responded to this review

Thank you very much for joining us on our Secret Falls Kayak/Hike, so happy to hear you had a great time with TC. Your attention to details of the actual tour is spot on, from the muddy trails, equipment and the leisure pace guided tours that we offer. We understand slow paced is not for everyone and appreciate your review... More 

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