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Awesome Catamaran Trip

This was our second trip on the Napali Coast and was so happy we took Na Pali Catamaran out of... read more

Reviewed October 10, 2018
ctdouglas78
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Livermore, California
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Had a great time cruising along the Napali Coast on a morning tour--well worth the money. Great... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2018
Paula L
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Reviewed October 10, 2018

This was our second trip on the Napali Coast and was so happy we took Na Pali Catamaran out of Hanalei instead of a Port Allen tour, as we did before. We were able to enjoy more of the coast than we did on our previous tour. Our crew was exceptional and very experienced. The boat handling skills of our Captain (I think Sam?) were to be commended since we were there during Hurricane Lane. Our family thoroughly enjoyed this adventure and would definitely do it again and highly recommend it!! Mahalo!!

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Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Had a great time cruising along the Napali Coast on a morning tour--well worth the money. Great advantage to leaving from Hanalei Bay (North Shore). Captains were great!

Thank Paula L
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Reviewed October 6, 2018

This company is the way to go see the Na Pali coast- beautiful and well worth the money. Don't leave Kauai without a trip to see the coast by boat. This boat is comfortable, with covered seating to help with sun and water splash. Small enough to go into the sea caves yet large enough to be comfortable. The captain was so nice and informative about all the things we were seeing. Felt very safe and in good hands. Leaving from Hanalei allows for a pretty trip past Ke'e & Tunnels beaches and and view of the entire Na Pali coast along the way to the snorkeling spot. Excellent all around! Notes: the ride back is much wetter. You will get soaked if you sit in front of boat. Fun but be aware. As the road to the normal dock is still not open, you board the boat after the back in close to shore, between some small waves coming in. You will get wet up to your knees but it was fine.

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Reviewed October 5, 2018

Would highly recommend Na Pali Catamaran! The crew made it fun and the entire experience was well worth the money!

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Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Na Pali Catamaran provided an amazing day for our group. Without question one of the best experiences of our trip. No trip to Kauai would be complete without some sort of visit to the Napali coast.

While the coast and its beautiful surroundings are the true star of this trip, our captains got us into position to see this in a unique and incredible way. They where friendly and informative and made for a fantastic day.

A couple key parts to this trip, first that it leaves from Hanalei. Only a few companies leave from here and it is a huge advantage. Of the tours I’ve done, these guys have the best boat.

Second these guys are pros. It is no easy task navigating the coast, but with ease and comfort our captains brought us out safe and sound. No under statement as they reminded us often.

Overall a fantastic day, highly recommended trip.

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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Easy to see why these guys are rated #1 for this tour: They rock! My wife and I visited Kauai a week ago, and we left our 10-week-old daughter with a babysitter so we could get a taste of the Na Pali coast. Wow was it worth it. The crew are friendly and funny (if predictably cheesy), and they go out of their way to make sure everyone on board is safe and not seasick, taken care of with food and water, and generally enjoying themselves. The four hours melted away, and we'd sure love to go back and do it again! Also, definitely heed the caution about an occasionally bumpy ride, especially if you are prone to seasickness. This is no flat-water pleasure sail, so expect some waves, splashes and wooziness--for some, at least--from a boat lolling in the swell.

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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I went out for the afternoon tour with Na Pali Catamaran. The tour was a blast and the views were better than I had imagined. Our guides were really friendly, funny, and knowledgeable. The sandwiches for lunch were better than expected and there was plenty of water and soda on the boat. Overall, with every penny and would highly recommend.

Thank Nate L
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

We took this trip in early September, shortly after a tropical storm had passed the island. We chose this tour because it departed from Hanalei and therefore had a much shorter ride to the Na Pali coast (the tour was 4 hours because of this, instead of the 5-6 hour ones that leave from the south side of the island.) The water was relatively calm (3-6' swells) and the weather was perfect. The boat was a bit smaller than what I am normally comfortable with, but we wanted to be able to go into the sea caves (which we did, and was awesome!). Captain Sam and Miguel were great; very entertaining and helpful. We got some amazing views of the coast. This is definitely one of the best ways to see this part of the island! The snorkeling wasn't great compared to what we had seen on the other islands, but we did see a bunch of cool fish and a turtle too. The ride back was a bit rougher, but it was also a lot more fun. Captain Sam called it the "Hawaiian Rollercoaster", and we thought it was one of the best parts of the trip. Overall, this was a highlight on our 3 week trip to 5 Hawaiian islands. We definitely recommend it!

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Reviewed September 30, 2018

The views, tour guides, and overall experience was great. Highly recommend this company and tour of the Napali Coast. Worth every penny, 5-star experience.

Thank Mark R
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

Highly recommend this excursion. My husband and I took the morning trip and the views were breathtaking. We saw some dolphins and a couple of turtles, the snorkeling stop was great as well. Our guides, Sam and Kuliana were amazing and very personable - made us feel at home (THANK YOU)! For the extra adventurous they will allow you to sit at the very front of the ship so you can get extra wet on the way back.

Thank Christina S
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