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Address: 191 Wailua Rd, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1456
Phone Number: +1 808-241-7700
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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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Kayak and Hike Adventure

This adventure starts with a 2 mile kayak up the Wailua River with beautiful views. We then hiked .6 miles to a secret waterfall. We then hiked back to the kayaks and paddled back... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Beth B
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Auburn, Maine
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Auburn, Maine
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This adventure starts with a 2 mile kayak up the Wailua River with beautiful views. We then hiked .6 miles to a secret waterfall. We then hiked back to the kayaks and paddled back 2 miles. We enjoyed our adventure and had a wonderful guide named Lono. This trip is not for anyone who has a health condition and can't... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great guide- Jordan (he also had a Hawaiian name I can't remember 😀). He was awesome and very fun loving. He made sure we were safe but still had a great time. Very knowledgable about Kauai and a native.

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Thank karenecho
Ontario, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second time doing this tour with Ali'i Kayaks. First time, Jay my husband and myself (late forties) Second, is worth my daughter and her friends (for high school graduation gift) Sept 2015: Justin was our guide. Loved him!! (The reason we did this a second time with my daughter and her friend) Beautiful kayak time with stories... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the best time on the kayak/trail hike tour! Our guide, Anson, offered excellent narrative on the fauna and history of the area where we hiked. Once we reached Secret Falls we took a break to enjoy the lunch we brought, photo ops near the falls and a quick dip in the pool. Kayaking 2.5 miles up the river,... More 

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Thank Randy G
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our tour guides TC and Pepeau (his chihuahua) were great. TC knew a lot about the island and was very nice to talk to, he gave us tips and other information about what to do on the island as well. He played his ukulele and sang well known songs as we hiked that you could all sing along to. Every... More 

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Thank Cassie B
Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

A nice tour. Our tour guide was a goofy guy - he brought along his ukulele and plucked a few tunes along the trail - and kept the group entertained as a we moseyed on the hiking trail. There are a lot of tour groups doing this same trip, so be prepared to wait through the trail traffic. The trail... More 

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Thank mxprock
Rock Hill, South Carolina
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Overall Great experience. Would do it again. Our guide Lucky was amazing and knew alot about the island and the history.

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Nashville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

The kids had never been kayaking and had a great time. The hike is easy for the most part. Our guide, "Lucky" was really awesome.

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Thank BNATOLIH
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Really nice experience. Great with young kids. Our youngest is 8 and did really well!! Our Guide was Lucky and he was really nice and knowledgable and even played music for us on his Ukulele...the kayaking portion is really fun and pretty easy even if you are not an athlete. The hike is also fairly simple however don't wear tour... More 

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Port Moody, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

We've been coming to Kauai for years but had never gone on a kayak trip because our kids were too little, but now with the kids 10 and 7 we booked a tour to Secret Falls with Alii and it was one of the highlights of all of our Kauai experiences. Our guide provided so much fascinating information about the... More 

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