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Ancient Kauai Excursions

Open Now: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Join us as we journey through time, from Ice Ages, to the arrival of the Polynesians, to the historic Koloa sugar mill to today. We visit ancient sites where native Hawaiians lived, worked and played, including the Makauwahi Cave Reserve, one of the...more
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Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Chris was our guide. He had a wealth of knowledge, was helpful in every way. He showed us ancient cultural sites and gave the history of those who settled. Drove us to a reserve with multiple plants, rock formations, and animals. The views were outstanding,...More

Thank Bill S
Chris L, Guide at Ancient Kauai Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for the great day Bill. Your sense of humor and interest in history and ecology shone through. Hope we cross paths again sometime. Thanks again! Chris

Reviewed 2 days ago

We had the good fortune to have Chris, one of the resident archeologists give us a morning tour of ancient Hawaiian scientific sites, as well as the reserve where you get a special VIP tour of the Makauwahi Cave. Anyone would get a thrill out...More

Thank Frank W
Chris L, Public Relations Manager at Ancient Kauai Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks so much Frank. What a great tour today! It was a pleasure to meet you and Karen this week. Lets keep in touch! -Chris

Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked this tour last minute and glad we did! Went in not knowing much about history of Kauai, our guide Linz was very knowledgeable about the area history and culture as he led the tour. He kept the tour engaging and explained anything we had...More

Thank Christine L
Chris L, Public Relations Manager at Ancient Kauai Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Ha! Great to see someone thirsty for knowledge! So glad that you enjoyed the tour, and we agree that Linz is the best! Thanks for taking the time to write a review! Mahalo, AKE Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fabulous day with Linz as our guide. Despite a terribly hot day, we enjoyed learning and experiencing the wonder of ancient sites, modern day excavations and the paleoforest. I hope he has a new tour by the time we come back!

Thank Alison B
Chris L, Public Relations Manager at Ancient Kauai Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review! It has definitely been a HOT fall here on Kauai! We are working on developing new tours, so check in with us next time you are on island! Mahalo, AKE Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent tour! Our guide and archeologist was wonderfully knowledgeable And personable. Thanks for a great day Linz!! I wholeheartedly recommend this tour to Any and all!!

Thank Heather L
Chris L, Public Relations Manager at Ancient Kauai Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your tour with Ancient Kauai Excursions! Follow us on Facebook or Instragram for pictures and updates! Mahalo, AKE Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful opportunity to learn about the ancient settlements and history of Kauai. Linz was our guide and his wealth of experience and enthusiasm made for a most interesting and fact filled tour. Way too much information to share but suffice it to say that...More

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Chris L, Public Relations Manager at Ancient Kauai Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your thorough review and kind words! So glad you learned a lot and enjoyed your time with Linz! Mahalo, AKE

Reviewed 11 September 2018

I rarely write reviews, but I feel compelled to add my voice to those recommending this tour. Linz did an amazing job of walking us through Kauai’s archaeological sites and history. His passion for the subject and his love of Kauai and its people is...More

Thank Charles B
Chris L, Public Relations Manager at Ancient Kauai Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Mahalo nui loa for your review! So glad you enjoyed the tour! We are working on developing new tours, so hopefully we will see you again on Ancient Kauai Excursions!

Reviewed 31 August 2018

We've enjoyed the beautiful natural environment of Hawaii for years, but have never taken the time to learn more about its history. Today changed all of that. Thanks to the expertise & knowledge of our archeologist guide, Linz, not only did we learn more about...More

Thank Catherine M
Chris L, Public Relations Manager at Ancient Kauai Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review! So glad that you enjoyed the tour and Linz was able to transform that "pile of rocks" into a story about the history of this beautiful island ! Mahalo!

Reviewed 28 August 2018

Very interesting tour exploring the archaeology of part of the island and the history of the area. Our guide was quite knowledgeable about the science and cultural history and shared the information in a very engaging way. Learning about how the tortoises play a role...More

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Chris L, Public Relations Manager at Ancient Kauai Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

So glad you enjoyed the tour and thanks for taking the time to submit a review! Glad you made it through Hurricane Lane 2018 as well!! ;)

Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Interesting and informative! Both my 11 year old and 15 year old liked the tour and referred back to it for the rest of our vacation. So different from the usual and gave us insight into both the cultural and geological history of Kauai. Well...More

Thank Sabia C
Chris L, Public Relations Manager at Ancient Kauai Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Thank you for your review! So glad you and your kids all enjoyed the tour! We strive to make the archeology tour fun and interesting for people of all ages! Mahalo!

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