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Best Part of Our Trip!

My mom and I decided to choose the Kayak and Snorkeling trip on a whim, but it ended up being the... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago
Easy to stop by for a paddle

It was super simple to rent from Kayak Hanalei - just show up and you're in the water in 5 minutes... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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We are a Hawaiian Family owned and operated company specializing in Kayak tours, kayak rentals, surf/SUP lessons, & surf/SUP rentals.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Hours Today: 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
5-5070 A Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
+1 808-826-1881

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Reviewed 2 days ago

My mom and I decided to choose the Kayak and Snorkeling trip on a whim, but it ended up being the best part of our trip! Neither of us are very skilled at kayaking or snorkeling (my first time actually!), but our guide made us...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

It was super simple to rent from Kayak Hanalei - just show up and you're in the water in 5 minutes. We paddled up the river and back in about an hour so it made for a quick morning activity before going back to lounging...More

Thank Ali G
Reviewed 5 days ago

We did the kayak and snorkel tour and it was one of the funnest parts of our vacation. Checking in and getting set up was really easy and a lunch is included with the tour. Kolo was a great tour guide. Very hospitable and we...More

Thank Pete S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I booked our trip last minute after seeing an ad for this company on the Kauai travel channel in our condo. We could not have been more pleased. We were in a two person kayak, with a group of 8 other people....More

Thank Shellie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful easy paddle up the calm Hanalei river. Easy put in and take out. Good for beginners. Not really remote as it goes along road and commercial aread

Thank Mosinay
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Fun trip, Kolo was a great guide. Beginners will be fine, easy trip, very relaxed. Experiencing the river and ocean made for an interesting trip.

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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Three of us rented a double and single. One in our party is 79 years, fit, but not super-agile and had a great time. The kayaks are launched with kayaker inside down a slide into the canal - no carrying, hauling, or balancing required. We...More

Thank RRossP
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Got here at 12:15 for kayak rentals. The staff could have rented to us at the $35 charge but let us know that at 1:00 the half day rate kicks in at $25. So we filled out the paperwork, had lunch, and by 1:15 we...More

Thank john b
Reviewed 21 September 2017

We knew we wanted to kayak on Kauai. We debated between the Hanalai River and the Wailua River. In the final analysis we picked the Hanalei because it would be a longer trip with less congestion. And we didn't have to transport the kayaks. Kayak...More

1  Thank KenVicLee
Reviewed 18 September 2017

The first thing that impressed us was that they day we signed up to go, we were the only ones, but they didn't cancel like some companies do if there is only 2 people. We basically have a private guided trip with Kolo, who was...More

1  Thank Ginger W
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24 December 2016|
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Response from Kayak Hanalei R | Property representative |
Aloha Bill & Debi, Unfortunately, we do not offer car topping of our kayaks as they all go out from our private dock here in Hanalei. We are located on the opposite side of Poipu, which is about 1.5 hours drive... More
Ted P
4 April 2015|
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Response from debbief289 | Reviewed this property |
We rented SUPs for a couple hours at the end of the day. It gave us enough time to paddle up to the bridge, at a relaxed pace.