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Captain Na Pali Adventures, Inc.

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Address: Kikiaola Harbor, One Mile Passed Waimeia, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96796
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+1 808-338-9818
7:00 am - 6:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 6:30 pm

Snorkel the majestic Na Pali coast of Kauai off of Captain Na Pali's...

Snorkel the majestic Na Pali coast of Kauai off of Captain Na Pali's zodiac. Ride alongside dolphins, turtles, and whales with unbelievable vistas from every angle. Explore sea caves, visit remote beaches, waterfalls, and more!

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We went on the 4 hour raft adventure and it was a favorite of the entire trip! Our captain Ted kept the whole group laughing the whole day and he was very informative and helpful... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tricia J
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the 4 hour raft adventure and it was a favorite of the entire trip! Our captain Ted kept the whole group laughing the whole day and he was very informative and helpful. 10/10 would go again. One of a kind experience.

Thank Tricia J
Richmond, Texas
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Reviewed April 22, 2017

Our group of five joined one of the Zodiac boat tours and had a blast seeing dolphins, sea turtles, fish, and even a brief sighting of a whale! We were all very excited to go out on a sunny day after the weather forecast predicted rain. The ride was a mixture of fairly calm to very bumpy, depending on the... More 

Thank melissag989
Pearland, Texas
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Reviewed April 11, 2017

We smelled the food cooking as soon as we got on the boat (filet migon and grilled shrimp). But that came later. What a beautiful day for boat ride. The Na Pali coast line is beautiful, the boat's crew were very attentive and funny. What we could not get over was how perfectly the steaks, shrimp, grilled veggies and potatoes... More 

Dartmouth, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
Reviewed March 4, 2017

We went with Captain Joe and his daughter Jennifer. We went snorkeling, dolphin watching and sightseeing. The Na Pali coast is phenomenal. On a small Zodiac it is much more intimate than on a large ship. It was bumpy but very manageable. Very glad we chose a more intimate experience.

Thank Alvin M
Atherton, California
2 reviews
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Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

Just finished a fabulous 5 hour Napali coast and snorkeling adventure with Captain Ted and first mate Kamalei! Best way to see Kauai by far! Whales, dolphins, sea turtles, grottoes, waterfalls, dramatic Napali views, great snorkeling, fun boat ride, and Ted and Kamalei are friendly and knowledgeable guides.

Thank ajzw
Orlando, Florida
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Reviewed January 13, 2017

We had an amazing tour! I was nervous about rough seas, but we had perfect weather and a great captain. He was so good at getting us up into the caves and very informative about the coastline. Then we snorkeled with sea turtles! That was awesome. We also saw bottlenose and spinner dolphins. The pb&j sandwiches for lunch were yummy.... More 

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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

Captain Joe and Jennifer (his daughter) were great. There were only 5 of us on our trip today. Ride was bumpy in spots but Joe warned us in advance ... and it wasn't that bumpy despite the swell today ... we loved it. Read a review here which said this trip is not for anyone over 40 ... DON'T BELIEVE... More 

Thank Pragati C
Kincardine, Canada
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Reviewed December 9, 2016

What an experience - when leaving the harbor we got soaked. Aaron was great at maneuvering into the sea caves so that we would have a great view. He also talked about the history of the Na Pali Coast while cruising along the shoreline. Our other guide gave us tour of a Hawaiian Fishing Village and talked about some of... More 

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Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

The captain educated us about how wild and bumpy the ride would be before we left the dock. He also showed us how to minimize the shock to our bodies. It was a very rough and exciting ride due to the heavy swells and storms off the North Coast. But we saw the awesome canyons, valleys, and arch. The captain... More 

Muncie, Indiana
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3 reviews
Reviewed October 25, 2016

Captain Joe and Jennifer (his daughter) made us feel welcome from the start. He was clearly a skilled captain and new exactly what he was doing with the boat, even in extremely rough waters. I never felt uncomfortable or scared. He was also very knowledgeable of the island's history and background, which was very interesting. He made sure to get... More 

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joe6511, Manager at Captain Na Pali Adventures, Inc., responded to this review

Aloha Kiley, I remember the morning you and your cousin Shae joined our tour! It was an adventurous day and you were both laughing the whole time, enjoying the ride! That's what the adventure tour is all about! It's fun, safe, and the scenery and wildlife are breathtaking! Mahalo for coming with us and for your kind words! See you... More 

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