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Tread Lightly Kauai Tours- Private Day Tours

193 reviews
Kealia, HI, USA
About Tread Lightly Kauai Tours- Private Day Tours
Please make sure you provide a way for me to contact you. I have been getting quite a few inquiry's with incorrect e-mail addresses and no phone number. Please allow at least a day for a e-mail reply. Feel free to call! Tread Lightly Kauai Tours provides wonderful Kauai private sightseeing and private light hiking tours. All of our Kauai tours are customized according to your personal preference, and physical ability level. We cater to your individual needs and abilities. Only you and your party will be on tour. No one else!
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Reviewed May 23, 2019

Have you ever been so fortunate as to have visited a someone in a different city and have that person devote their entire day to taking you to all the best places around town? Normally, this would fall into the category of a close friend...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank cptannetwins
Reviewed May 13, 2019

This was our first time in Kauai so my husband decided to book a guided hike with Tread Lightly. He spoke to Jay a few times prior to our arrival and explained what we were looking to do. Jay did not disappoint!! Our 4.5 mile...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 30, 2019

We booked two days with Jay! This was not our first time to Kauai, but we wanted to get to know the island more, it's people and places better. Jay was the perfect way to do this. While he drives you around he island he...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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KauaiBlueJay, Owner at Tread Lightly Kauai Tours- Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 31, 2019

Ted and his lovely family were a joy to share Kauai with. Although, I must say...corny? Those have been great jokes for at least 60 years! I see also I fell into the Anini thing, where I point out the house from "Honeymoon in Vegas"...100...More

Reviewed March 20, 2019 via mobile

Jay is a wonderful and knowledgeable guide. The tour took us by many locations where Jay pointed out many attractions we should return to visit. Was a great intro to the island attractions, but could definitely have done without the tour if stars homes bit...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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KauaiBlueJay, Owner at Tread Lightly Kauai Tours- Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 31, 2019

Aloha Cassbaby, I am glad that overall you had a good time and I am especially glad you mentioned the things you would have liked to change. Constructive criticism is really helpful. About the "Movie star" homes tour, I guess I have had so many...More

Reviewed March 10, 2019

We prefer taking small or private tours because we get to hear a first hand account about the place we are visiting as well as seeing the hidden gems that big tour operators cannot get to. Jay did not disappoint. His knowledge of Kauai is...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ankmurphy
Reviewed February 19, 2019

Jay called and asked to start the tour a little early because the weather was somewhat questionable.The tour started around 9am and lasted well over six hours. Jay is very knowledgeable about the history and geography of Kauai - any questions I had he readily...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank cbinkz
Reviewed December 6, 2018 via mobile

My family & I took a tour with Jay this weekend & he did not let us down. We had some things come up & had to reschedule & he was very understanding & flexible. Jay took our input into consideration when planning the tour....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

Me and my husband’s first time to Kauai and we wanted to get the lay of the land, so we selected Tread Lightly for a private tour. We like to avoid crowds, learn about the “undocumented” history and see unforgettable sights. We were not disappointed!...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

We only had a day and a half to spend in Kauai, so to maximize our time I opted to book a 1-day private tour with Jay Dorrance of Tread Lightly. We already had plans to go to Weimea Canyon the next day, so at...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Jay Dorrance aka Tread Lightly Kauai was a perfect guide to his beloved Kauai. My mother has trouble getting around, but my father wanted to give her the opportunity to see as much of Kauai as possible, so we booked a private trip with Jay....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Michelle C
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June 28, 2016|
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Response from KauaiBlueJay | Property representative |
Aloha Gloria! That is a pretty big list and what with traffic and the way the roads are set up on Kauai ( you can't to a "circle tour".) But we can still do a lot and there are so many things to see on Kauai. We have done... More
Michele M
December 24, 2015|
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Response from KauaiBlueJay | Property representative |
Aloha Michele, I do appreciated your statement of "off the beaten track" and that I was Friendly and flexible. I was not going to answer your review although I was disappointed with an average rating with such positive... More