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“Kayak, hike, waterfall - good times!”
Review of Kayak Wailua

Kayak Wailua
Ranked #1 of 50 Tours in Kapaa
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Our kayaking/hiking guided tour adventure is one of the few activities which can be enjoyed by all members of your family including grandma and grandpa. We invite you to read our 2000+ reviews; then check availability and reserve space at our website linked here on Trip Advisor.
Reviewed July 31, 2011

Kayak Wailua came highly recommended by friends. And we will continue to recommend it!

Kayak Wailua starts off with a van ride to the river. You can chose single, double or triple kayaks. Dry bags and coolers are provided - you will get wet! It is a two mile kayak down the river to get to the trailhead. My husband and I have never kayaked but it was easy enough to get the hang of. It started pouring as we were kayaking but with all the water being splashed up from our paddles, we were wet no matter what!

Once WE GOT TO the trail our guide (Web - he was awesome!) led the way. You literally hike through the jungle. **THEY ARE SERIOUS WHEN THEY SAY WEAR STRAP ON SHOES!!!** It can get very muddy and my husband and two other guys slipped and fell along the way. Part of the problem is you need to wear shoes that can get wet (so my husband and I both wore water shoes) but then those shoes are used to hike a mile (water shoes are not made for that!) I'm not sure what the remedy is for that... The hike had some great views.

Once we got the waterfall, we were able to take some time to eat and swim. The water was very cold but there were many brave souls! We then hiked back to our kayaks.

Thank LTS220
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Reviewed July 21, 2011

Very organized and fun outing for family with young teenagers. Cute and groovy Web was was our guide and he was GREAT -- fun and funny and really made the day. The kayaking is easy. Hike is very slippery and would be hard for anyone with balance issues. Expect to get a little dirty and be smart and wear sneakers -- they wash clean at the end. If you listen to Web and follow directions, there will be no problems. The only people in our group who got into trouble didn't listen to him. It was really fun and we'd do it again! (and yes there are mosquitoes on the hike late in the day -- bring bug spray and don't be afraid to use it!)

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Reviewed July 14, 2011

My daughter & 2 friends, all 18, loved the guided trip on the Wailua River and hike to the waterfall. Kayak Kauai set them up in a 3 person kayak, so they stayed together. The best part was Nate, their guide. He was extremely knowledgable, friendly and "gorgeous"!

Thank SanDiegoMom09
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Reviewed July 11, 2011

ask for Davey! He is THE best guide, bar none! ...

Thank crazyotto65
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Reviewed July 8, 2011

Our family had a wonderful kayak trip on this wide calm river! Nate, our guide was fun, professional and very helpful to share lots of his island knowledge with us! The Secret Falls were absolutely beautiful! I highly recommend Kayak Wailua!

Thank GreearFamily
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