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Wailua Kayak & Canoe

4-369 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1423
+1 808-821-1188
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Unguided is the way to go!

We didn't reserve until the day before, and booked two doubles for the 7 a.m. unguided trip. We... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
TwoSue
,
California
Horrible Experience

We had a terrible experience with Wailua Kayak & Canoe. We booked three double Kayaks a week before... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
car242018
,
St. George, Utah
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible11%
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“unguided tour” (6 reviews)
“dry bag” (13 reviews)
“the river” (62 reviews)
LOCATION
4-369 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1423
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+1 808-821-1188
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"rental company"
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"secret falls"
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"fern grotto"
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"water shoes"
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"jump off"
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"swimming hole"
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"falls hike"
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"life jackets"
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"check in was easy"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We didn't reserve until the day before, and booked two doubles for the 7 a.m. unguided trip. We showed up, check-in went smoothly, they described the route to the falls by showing us a map, and off we went! We were the third party to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a terrible experience with Wailua Kayak & Canoe. We booked three double Kayaks a week before our vacation. The woman on the phone was not customer service oriented at all, but I didn't worry about it. I should have taken that as a...More

1  Thank car242018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I showed up around 3:10 to rent a kayak. I was advised that they closed at 5 pm and I said I was ok with it. The person behind the counter was clipping his toenails at the time and didn’t even look up. While he...More

Thank Derek W
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

We've done both guided and unguided tours of this river. We felt comfortable going on our own. There were five of us so we rented two doubles and one single. I liked that they have options of one, two or three person kayaks. We reserved...More

Thank SusanFR
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

We have kayaked before and enjoy it so we were comfortable doing this unguided. We're fairly adventurous but I would highly suggest going with a guide or a group if you are not familiar with kayaking. We did a 7:30am rental of a tri-kayak for...More

1  Thank havekidwilltravel2
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Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

It was our only raining day when we went kayaking. We were to go to see the falls. We did not know that it rained heavily the night before and that morning. We got there and it was just my wife and I, the hotel...More

Thank Dave K
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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Booked trip a week beforehand. On the way there they call us 5 minutes prior and said they over-booked the excursion. Very unprofessional.

Thank David B
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

We knew for sure we did not want to kayak as part of a tour. I was surprised at how limited the options are in Kauai for unguided kayaking rentals. We were directed to Kayak Wailua by another rental company and were satisfied with the...More

2  Thank applecat79
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Go with young healthy people so you don’t have to babysit. We have done it without a guide every time. Try and go when the tide is going in so when your going up river the current isn’t as strong

2  Thank Jacob L
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Reviewed 3 February 2018

This was a great day and one of the highlights of our trip to Kauai. They recommended we show up at 645 am (seemed way too early) but it was definitely worth it. We were there just as it was getting light and picked up...More

1  Thank Fisherhum007
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