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Wailua River Guides

#11 of 50 Tours in Kapaa
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Address: 4-788 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1544
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+1 808-821-2800
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Mon - Sat 07:30 - 17:30
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We provide exceptional guided kayak tours of the Wailua River Valley and...

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!

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We picked WRG without doing any research as we decided at the last minute to go! MATT was wonderful! He was very informative was always one step ahead of our group of 6 with... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
lorib660
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Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

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Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We picked WRG without doing any research as we decided at the last minute to go! MATT was wonderful! He was very informative was always one step ahead of our group of 6 with paddling advise, hiking cautions, area stories, artifacts, and plant history! So much more than just a river trip and hike to the falls! The sandwich lunch... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on the river and waterfall kayak and hike . Our guide Matt was very knowledgeable about the history of the Island and the topography . The waterfall will literally take your breath away . The picnic lunch is a nice touch .

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Cypress, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

We book the kayaking tour the last minute, so we were the only 2 to do the tour. It was great, not too crowded, the guide was excellent. We kayak along the river and hike to the secret fall, had a light lunch that they provide, and hike back. It was a great afternoon.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

We did the morning tour of kayak/hike to the Uluwehi Falls ("Secret Falls"). As I am not much at the kayaking, I took a 2 seater with our kind guide Ty who basically kayaked himself with me "helping" along the way. I imagine if I was alone, I'd have failed half way even though the river was flat and non... More 

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New York City
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

I would strongly caution anyone who hasn't kayaked before not to do this tour. The only instruction we were given was 'hold the paddles with the sun up'. That was it. We were told we didn't need to wear life jackets. There was only one guide. I felt very unsafe the whole trip. And my friend who is an experienced... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

These guys are awesome! Above and beyond expectations. Ty our guide was knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. Great lunch at the secret waterfall. Hime was about a mile but amazing even if muddy! Kayak was two miles up and another two back. Back was tough due to wind but worth it! Will definitely be back!

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Paradise
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful day kayaking Wailua River and hiking to the beautiful Secret Falls. Our guide Matt was awesome. He knew so much about Kauai and the area including the plants and Wildlife. He made the day an amazing one.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Our guide Matt was awesome! Fun kayaking, great hike through the jungle through streams & trails, to the beautiful not- so- secret :-) Secret Falls waterfall. He was happy to snap pictures for us as we swam under the waterfall. Matt served a fresh cut pineapple, expertly presented, with our sandwich lunch. He was a great teacher, storyteller and host;... More 

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channahon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

What views. We enjoyed the guided tour. Breath taking views of this beautiful island. Lots to see. High recommend you visit.

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Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We are usually self-guided adventurers, but on a vacation with extended family and two young boys, this was the only way to go. Our guide, Matt, was full of genuine enthusiasm for the activities and the setting. He imparted a lot of interesting information about the jungle through which we hiked, and was very receptive to questions. Our two kids... More 

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