We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Na Pali Riders

Open Now: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Open today: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Na Pali Riders
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
All photos (107)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good10%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“napali coast”(36 reviews)
“rough ride”(8 reviews)
NA PALI RIDERS RAFT TOURS has been in business for over 20 years, taking Kauai's visitors to the Nā Pali Coast on a 30-foot Zodiac© rigid-hull, inflatable raft. Raft tours are adventure-packed and include sightseeing the remote and majestic Nā Pali...more
Open Now
Hours Today: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
See all hours
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
9600 Kaumuali'i Highway, Located at the intersection of Hwy. 50 and Hwy. 550, Kauai, HI 96796
+1 808-742-6331
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 10 July 2014

Our family of 5, grandma (59), husband (41), me (39) and kids (6 and 4 years old) went on the morning tour and experienced the time of our lives!! It was fun, adventurous and what we saw and learned about what was probably the best...More

5  Thank Elke2013
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 17 June 2011

We (my wife and I) have snorkeled on 4 islands, jumped off waterfalls (on Kauai), ridden in the open door helicopters and gone on a similar rides (Zodiac craft) on the Big Island of Hawaii. Unfortunately, we decided to do this boat ride/snorkeling before we...More

12  Thank NNTraveller
Reviews (182)
Filter reviews
180 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews spinner dolphins napali coast rough ride sea life boat driver white water rafting these guys rafting trip amazing pictures amazing adventure great activity great trip zodiac caves camera rope crew
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 180 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

This trip ended up being so much more than we expected! Our Captain was such a skilled boat driver. I was a bit apprehensive when we darparted but all fear was gone as I realized how safe of a driver he was. The NA Pali...More

Thank DrMichele2013
Napali_Riders, Manager at Na Pali Riders, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Mahalo for attending our raft tour while you visited Kauai!

Reviewed 13 September 2018

My wife and I had a great time with Na Pali riders. We saw the Spinner dolphins, the caves, the entire Na Pali coast and finished off with some decent snorkeling. The trip was done in a very pleasant, informative and efficient manner. Grit took...More

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 9 August 2018

This was the most amazing morning of my holiday, (Aug 18) we saw hundreds of Spinning Dolphins, Tropical fish, Hawaiian monk seals and baby Hawaiian monk seals and the most stunning view I will ever probably see. Captain Chris was funny and informative and I...More

Thank Stevie D
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Our family of seven was not sure what to expect on this 4 hour Na Pali coast tour. We had a wonderful time, much better than imagined. The scenery was breathtaking. The captain was knowledgeable and made it fun. We explored caves and saw many...More

2  Thank bryanrbrooks
Reviewed 30 July 2018

We went out on Tuesday July 17th. It was incredible! Our kids sat at the front of the boat (teenagers) to have a more intense experience and boy did Chris deliver! My husband and I sat in the back of the boat and still got...More

Thank cindymcknight77
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Amazing views of the coastline. Entered several sea caves which were unbelievably beautiful! Many powerful water falls sighted throughout tour. Exhilarating riding the waves in a powered ridged hull rubber raft. Also sightings of dolphins and sea turtles. We also had time to snorkel with...More

Thank linda K
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Napali Riders,Chris and Grit delivered the ultimate ride of the Napali Coast! He is so informative about the area and brought us into every cave, nook and valley of the coast! Grit took all the pictures and helped us feel comfortable and took amazing pictures!...More

Thank Ronnie H
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

This was an amazing, fun adventure. The staff and captain are very helpful and nice. Everyone in our family loved this trip! We saw dolphins, fish, caves and snorkeled. This was the best excursion on our trip. Our boys are 12 and 16 and loved...More

Thank Riley008
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

WOW! The only way to describe the Na Pali Riders trip. Never would have seen the sites if we didn't take this tour. Way better than expected, and well worth the cost. Captain Chris stopped multiple times to describe the coast and its history. Movies...More

Thank Allen W
Reviewed 4 July 2018

This adventure was breathtaking and more beautiful than I could have imagined. It was a trip of a lifetime. To be surrounded by hundreds of dolphins in the water with no other boats around was truly magnificent. The colors of the landscape and water were...More

Thank Amy N
Napali_Riders, Manager at Na Pali Riders, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Mahalo for choosing Na Pali Riders Raft Tours!

View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 35 nearby hotels
Kahili Mountain Park
13 reviews
19.01 km away
Whalers Cove Oceanfront Resort
320 reviews
22.70 km away
Koloa Landing Resort at Poipu, Autograph Collection
2,163 reviews
22.96 km away
Sheraton Kauai Resort
2,536 reviews
23.52 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 571 nearby restaurants
Porky's Kauai
586 reviews
.06 km away
Ishihara Market
415 reviews
.61 km away
JoJo's Shave Ice
820 reviews
.27 km away
Island Taco
745 reviews
.11 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 693 nearby attractions
Waimea Canyon State Park
753 reviews
.38 km away
Polihale State Park
823 reviews
.64 km away
Aloha 'n Paradise Espresso Bar
41 reviews
.67 km away
Waimea Theater
17 reviews
.19 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Na Pali Riders staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines