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“Great Guide, Great Afternoon”

Wailua River Guides
Ranked #15 of 50 Tours in Kapaa
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: We provide exceptional guided kayak tours of the Wailua River Valley and Secret Waterfall on Kaua'i, Hawaii. We provide top of the line equipment and our guides are the best on the river by far! Come play with us!
Useful Information: Activities for older children
Reviewed July 27, 2013

We booked last minute that afternoon tour for 3. AJ was a great guide, he even brought fresh mango from his tree at home, way cool. Would absolutely recommend these guys for an easy ride and great afternoon kayaking. Bring some bug spray, they provide the rest!

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Reviewed July 24, 2013

We really enjoyed this excursion. We kayaked down the river for 2.5 miles and hiked for a mile to a waterfall. Brought our own lunch and drinks. We swam and took pictures of the waterfall. The guide did a great job of informing us about sights and history. Not to expensive, well worth the price.

Thank Mamashar77
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Reviewed July 20, 2013

I booked us a last minute self-guided tour via email, and the owner was very responsive, even when they were closed. Of the two guys at the "desk", however, only the kid was friendly and helpful. The older (middle aged) guy, was blaise and not very helpful. Despite that we had a great trip, hauling kayaks was not so much fun, even down a short path, but not too bad.

Thank T B
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Reviewed July 16, 2013

We did the morning tour recently and had a great experience. Our tour guide was AJ. He was friendly, informative, and made us feel safe. The tour starts with a short kayak trip upstream. My partner and I have kayaked a few times before, so it was fairly straightforward (but still quite the shoulder workout!). Our group seemed fairly experienced, so AJ was comfortable with us roaming about at different paces. The "hike" following the kayaking is basically just a walk through the forest, but it was still pleasant and enjoyable--we wore Teva-style water shoes and that was perfect. Be sure to apply and re-apply bug spray! The hike ended at the Secret Falls, where we took a quick swim (you should definitely go in for a bit, even if the water is cold) and had lunch. While Secret Falls pales in comparison to the magnificent Wailua Falls, the trek to Secret Falls is much easier than the steeply downhill trek to Wailua Falls. We took a few guided tours in Kauai, and Wailua River Guides was the most efficient and well-organized tour (and the best sandwiches/lunch spread).

Thank Nisha V
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Reviewed July 12, 2013

We had an awesome day kayaking and hiking to the secret falls. It's a nice paddle up the river and an easy beautiful hike to the falls. Justin, our guide, was very knowledgeable and well informed, identifying plants and trees along the way as well as local customs and even some trivia questions. He was very courteous and polite, interacting with everyone in the group.
Thank you and kudos to Justin for helping make our adventure one to remember!

Thank dixiea323
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