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1345 Ulu St, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1654
+1 808-639-6332
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Reviewed 6 days ago

...between well-run & easy going, which made for a really great time. we had a very larger group so we got 2 guides, lee & brandon who both knew what they were doing but were very chill. they warned us it would be muddy AF...More

Thank Judy N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shaolin was our guide and we had a great time with her. She was funny, dynamic and had alot of explanations throughout the activity. Trail was SUPER muddy, up to our ankles at time, but they loan water/tennis shoes which I suggest++. Waterfall at the...More

Thank Danny V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked the 1:00 kayak tour with Katie. She was super friendly & very knowledgeable. She gave us kayaking tips before we left & helped us along the way. She also had lots to share about the flora & fauna as well as the history...More

Thank 709sa
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

We called them the morning we wanted to go kayaking on the Wailua River. They had two double kayaks left which was perfect. We got a little lost heading there to pick up, which meant we were a little past the pick up time. The...More

Thank Katlouhod
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Great experience with the family. Lisa the best tour guide, her drum beating gets you thru the tour and she's very helpful.I will do her tour over and over. Thank you.

Thank Luis P
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I have never kayaked before and it was an adventure lol. We did not do so well on the kayaking but the hiking was awesome. Our tour guide Tyler was amazing! So sweet and kind! The lunch was very good and I...More

Thank BethanieTilley
Reviewed 12 September 2018

No frills here, not that we needed them. Easy, heck in and 5 minute safety briefing and then assigned a kayak and pointed in the right direction. We did a self tour and it was $100 for us as a couple in a double kayak....More

Thank Mark P
matt p, Manager at Wailua Kayak Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Aloha I think you may have the wrong company as our kayaks are 70$ per double for the full day. I think you are thinking of Wailua Kayak and Canoe. Mahalo

Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

My partner and I rented a couple of stand-up paddleboards for a day on the river (includimg the hike to secret falls). The staff gave us excellent advice, a good map and directions, paddleboard instructions, gear and extras, and we're extremely friendly, with a relaxed...More

Thank Matthew H
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

I have absolutely no words. This trip was incredible! Our guide was Kyle and he was extremely helpful and such a great guide to have for this adventure. My family and I have visited Kaua’i before and have met some amazing people but Kyle was...More

Thank hannaaz
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

My mom and (adult) me did the guided morning tour with Cole. It was lovely! Kayaking in the river was very pleasant (gentle, no real current and very little wind), and the jungle backdrop was really scenic. The hike was also very beautiful, and the...More

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22 March 2017|
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Response from glen c | Property representative |
The trail into the waterfall is a nature trail. Sometimes it can bee slippery and muddy.Very little up and down but some at the waterfall, no cliffs. There is one spot where the trail narrows with about a ten foot drop off... More
Angie M
28 December 2016|
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Response from glen c | Property representative |
Aloha, Runners with good are best for this adventure. You must get them wet and muddy. Sports sandals are good as well. Do not wear flip flops , slick bottom shoes, leather hiking boots or leather tennis shoes,aqua socks... More
3 August 2016|
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Response from moogenheimer | Reviewed this property |
We had an odd number also, so one of us just kayaked by himself and the other 2 in another kayak.