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Na Pali Riders

Kauai, HI
+1 808-742-6331
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A smaller and more intimate way to see the detail of the Na Pali Coast

We loved the speed and personal nature of the rafting trip with Na Pali Riders, in and out of the... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
Perth, Australia
Na Pali coast

Outstanding trip, we considered the catamaran trips but they were booked out which turned out to... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
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Na Pali Riders is in Kauai. We specialize in Zodiac raft adventures along Kauai's infamous Na Pali Coast. Tours include dolphins, whales, snorkeling, entering mystic sea caves, and an unforgettable journey not to be missed.
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  • Very good10%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible11%
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

We loved the speed and personal nature of the rafting trip with Na Pali Riders, in and out of the caves and really entertaining and informative commentary as we cruised the coastline. A fabulous day!

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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Outstanding trip, we considered the catamaran trips but they were booked out which turned out to be a blessing as the smaller boat was able to go into the caves. Saws Jesus of dolphins and the operators were fun and informative. Well recommended.

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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Would highly recommend this boat trip to any group of any age. Our party of 8 is filled with a range of ages from 13 to 87 and everyone thoroughly enjoyed it. Not only is the scenery absolutely spectacular but due to the flexibility of...More

Thank pixiir
Reviewed 29 March 2017

This is a really fun half day out for those with an adventurous spirit! The zodiac boats are not for the faint-hearted. You sit up on the inflated sides, holding on to ropes to keep you stable, zipping across the ocean at high speeds. I...More

Thank KazAndTheBoys
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We were instructed to check in at 7:00 am for a 7:30 am departure. When we arrived at 7 am, "Captain Chris" was not there yet. We ended up not leaving until 8:30 am because two of the other passengers were late, which was frustrating....More

Thank cmegayers
Napali_Riders, Manager at Na Pali Riders, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2017

Aloha, We are so sorry you felt displeased with your tour with us, and hope we can make it better based on the feedback you've provided. Please email us at info@napaliriders.com so we can work on a method of compensation for your tour. Again, thanks...More

Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Clearly Captain Chris and Brad know their way around Kauai! We saw spectacular views along the way and got up close the the sea caves. We were told ahead of time that snorkeling was not in the itinerary as it was cold and a little...More

Thank tms221
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

My wife (girlfriend at the time) and I first hopped aboard the zodiac boat with Cap'n Chris and a bunch of our wedding guests back in 2006. We took another run with him up to the Na Pali in 2011. So today, my wife and...More

Thank Keith G
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We were told we needed to reschedule our trip from noon to 7:30 am because of wind warnings. Turns out going earlier worked in our favor. This tour allowed us to see amazing views of the na pali coast line. We weren't able to enter...More

Thank berlykim55
Reviewed 24 October 2016

First and for most - i wish I had read all the reviews before booking! Second - the 4 hour trip is actually barely 3! Third - we didn't even snorkel! If want a roller coaster ride on the ocean - go here. If you...More

Thank NancyCarroll
Napali_Riders, Manager at Na Pali Riders, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2016

Thank you for your feedback, and we understand your disappointment in not being allowed to enter the sea caves or snorkel on your tour date. As we get into fall and winter season, the northwestern shores of the Hawaiian Islands will receive greater surf height...More

Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Since there are no roads to see the Na Pali coastline, you have to view it by sea or air. The 30 foot Zodiac rafts are very safe and give a thrilling ride. Captain Chris is very experienced and points out things of interest and...More

Thank Penny V
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