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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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3-5971 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1435
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Anyone with little experience can do this without a guide. Relativity easy, safe and cannot get lost. We went up the river but did not make it out to the coast. Good equipment. River is along the highway which is why I gave it 4...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Alka P
Micco_Godinez, Head Guide at Kayak Kaua'i, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Aloha Alka, We are there for both folks who want to go with the convenience and safety of a guide and for those who want to strike out on their own. We are one of the State sanctioned outfitters permitted to rent for the river....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Be careful who you choose to go with. Our tour guide was polite, but otherwise unhelpful and completely disinterested in the group. We had children and he was OK with us being left behind. The guide set a fairly fast adult pace and then left...More

Date of experience: January 2019
3  Thank Rebecca523
Micco_Godinez, Head Guide at Kayak Kaua'i, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Aloha Rebecca, Wise council and thanks for not only sharing with all but bringing the conduct of your guide, i.e. ours, to my attention. Reviews as such as yours “keeps us honest” and helps maintain quality. That said, we usually get very good and consistent...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a very enjoyable time with our group Kayaking on the river and hiking to the sacred falls. Our guide, Doc, was very helpful and shared interesting facts and stories while we paddled and hiked. It was a wonderful way to start our Kauai...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Hal H
Micco_Godinez, Head Guide at Kayak Kaua'i, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Aloha Hal, Sorry for delay in getting back to you. Truth be told been trekking in Patagonia. Glad you enjoyed Doc. When someone ask in the crowd asks, “Is there a Dr. in the audience?”, we can sincerely say we do have one in our...More

Reviewed January 5, 2019 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 January 6, 2019

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 December 24, 2018

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 December 25, 2018

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 December 20, 2018 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
Micco_Godinez, Head Guide at Kayak Kaua'i, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Aloha John, It has been a wet winter and seems the pattern is persisting. Thanks for warning folks about the mud. We try to get the right folks for this often at times slog to the falls. Reviews like yours help. Mr T...is a vast...More

Reviewed December 20, 2018 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 December 22, 2018

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 December 20, 2018

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
1  Thank karenrP6580AN
Micco_Godinez, Head Guide at Kayak Kaua'i, responded to this reviewResponded December 22, 2018

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
Micco_Godinez, Head Guides at Kayak Kaua'i, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Aloha Jeka, Often the outdoors can be the “great quiet”. Thanks for a very a peaceful if not mellow honorable mention of our Wailua River Sacred Falls. A hui Hou, Micco

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
Thank Caitlin I
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

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KellyN1435
April 27, 2017|
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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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