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Rentals and Tours: River and Sea Kayaking, hiking/trekking, and stand up board. Na Pali camping equipment support and logistics. Vacation Rentals.
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Wailua River Paddle
$67.70 per adult
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a blast doing this trip! We had an awesome guide and he shared a lot great information about Kauai and Wailua River. We also got great photos. Great experience all around!More

Thank markjmckinney
Micco_Godinez, Head Guide at Kayak Kaua'i, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha Mark, Thanks for taking the time to share. Glad you enjoyed our Wailua River paddle and hike to the Sacred/Secret Fall. Come back and enjoy our other tours that can take one snorkeling, hiking and sea kayaking All our guides are true characters and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a wonderful trip full of mud, mud and mud as well as a beautiful waterfall. This trip is challenging if you are out of shape but still very enjoyable. The waterfall was stunning and worth navigating through the mud. Our guide, Josh, was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Micco_Godinez, Head Guide at Kayak Kaua'i, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha Wendy, Stumbled upon your review between opening up gifts this X'mas morning. Your kind words was a nice gift to start the day. Glad to hear that Josh continues to do a great job marshaling all abilities and do it safely while retaining the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide, T, was friendly and shared his knowledge of the plants, wildlife and history of the area. It made the trip more enjoyable. The paddle is pleasant and the hike through the woods is lovely but very muddy. We were ankle deep in mud...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank John H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of me and my wife’s favorite things to do on any of the islands. Our guide Dustin was that perfect blend of informative & funny. Yes, your shoes will get muddy. VERY muddy. You will live. Mud, being part water itself, washes off. But...More

Thank ericcJ7771KQ
Micco_Godinez, Head Guide at Kayak Kaua'i, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Aloha Eric, Thanks for your review and mentioning mud. Sure has been on the rainy side. Good part...with these rain, while it may make for mud, it sure primes the waterfall. Glad to hear you enjoyed Dustin; he is allot of fun and great to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tour was advertised as a 5.5 hour kayak trip, and some hiking to a waterfall where we could swim, with a small meal provided. While technically that's what we got, it was far from what was advertised. Expectation: an hour or so of kayaking,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank karenrP6580AN
Micco_Godinez, Head Guide at Kayak Kaua'i, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Aloha Karen, Mud…mud …everywhere? Thanks for taking time during the busy Holidays to share and warn folks about the mud and what to expect. We do on our www site advertise our Wailua River Sacred/Secret Falls Tour as a 5-hour tour depending on weather and...More

Reviewed December 12, 2018

This was my GF favorite trip of our entire vacation. the kayak trip was peaceful and paced well. Once we disembarked the kayaks the hike through the forest was like going back in time. Once to the waterfall, the guide gave us all the tie...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jekasows
Reviewed December 9, 2018

Highly recommend, what a fun time! Great time kayaking and hiking to Secret Falls. Delicious lunch included at the waterfall. The hike is definitely muddy when there's been rainfall but just be prepared with the right expectation and shoes and you're all good. We had...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Micco_Godinez, Head Guides at Kayak Kaua'i, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2018

Aloha Caitlin, Thanks for taking time during the busy Holidays to respond. Appreciated. Passion Bakery is our caterer and feel they do a great job keeping client "gassed" up the paddle and hike to the Falls. ...and yes..thanks for reminding folks about the mud. Happy...More

Reviewed December 5, 2018 via mobile

9 of my family members and I got to experience this great trip! Some of us were more experienced in kayaking but most of us weren’t! I myself am 5 months pregnant and thought it was doable for myself but also a nice workout! T...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Micco_Godinez, Head Guide at Kayak Kaua'i, responded to this reviewResponded December 6, 2018

Aloha Whitley, In-spite of the mud, sounds likes our Wailua River paddle and hike to the Sacred/Secret falls was a good choice for some family bonding. Mr T not only does a great job in the field but also makes our safety calls when the...More

Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

There was a lot of mud but we expected and were prepared. The kayak and hike were a great adventure and the falls made it all worth it. Our guide Dustin was fun and informative.

Thank marthab944
Micco_Godinez, Head Guide at Kayak Kaua'i, responded to this reviewResponded November 26, 2018

Aloha Martha, No mud....no fun! Dustin is fun not only in the field but also when he is back at the Shop. Glad you enjoyed the falls. Thanks for sharing and Happy Holidays. A hui hou, Micco

Reviewed November 19, 2018

"the journey is far more interesting than the destination itself". This saying is quite true in this case. The trip started with the kayaking which was quite an experience in itself. Total upper body workout. Then started the hiking part, which by no means was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DEVINA R
Micco_Godinez, Head Guide at Kayak Kaua'i, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2018

Aloha Devina, As you suggested...half the fun is getting there. The Wailua River Sacred/Secret Falls tour is a nice combination of upper body (paddling) and hiking (lower body) and as you mentioned with the rain the hike can be more challenging. Most folks like our...More

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Response from Lynda P | Reviewed this property |
Hanalei Bay is on the other side of the island, no that's not accurate.
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yinle
May 27, 2016|
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Response from Arnixon | Reviewed this property |
You won't get dirty necessarily. However, we went to the Marriott and they let us use a hospitality suite for $30 to shower and change. There are other hotels close by that may have the same deal.
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Response from Micco_Godinez | Property representative |
Cliff jumping is precarious on all Hawaiian waterfalls. Rotten rock and shallow pools. If you do ...make sure you buy a wheel chair in case you survive. Micco
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