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3-4684 Kuhio Hwy, Hanamaulu, Kauai, HI 96766-9150
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All reviews water shoes funny stories secluded waterfall bring snacks nice trip fun trip great adventure an excellent guide took pictures dry bags whole family morning tour guided tour swimming hole an amazing experience our honeymoon dukes
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I had the best time, and quickly realized that we didn't know a damn thing about kayaking. Our guide, Brian, was the best EVER! He was beyond helpful, informative, and hilariously funny. When you are planning your trip, what you think is...More

Thank Travel793817
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are a 78 year old reasonably fit couple who enjoy new adventures. This trip met our expectations. We paddled, hiked, slipped and fell, laughed, and got up to experience the river crossings, the beautiful waterfall, and the tender concern of our fellow travelers. James...More

Thank donalant
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice trip, which consists of waiting for the guide to arrive from the previous trip, a ride to the marina where you board the kayaks, a paddle along the river and then a walk along an extremely muddy as it turned out,...More

1  Thank VB_CA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and my girlfriend loved this. Picked up from the pineapple shop and taken a 10 min drive to the river (Where the fern grotto river ride is). Paired up and given your canoe and dry bag for your valuables. A short tuition and away...More

2  Thank maclinley
Reviewed November 1, 2018

My wife and I enjoyed the stories from Brian, plus the bit of adventure provided by this trip. The kayaking was easy, hiking was muddy yet pleasant, and the waterfalls were beautiful. Not quite like doing the same on the mainland.

Thank David_C54_13
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

This was a really good excursion and it was nice to get out in the forest. Just make sure you are prepared for a lot of sun during the kayak part of the trip and a lot of mud during the hiking part of the...More

Thank 880MarkS
Reviewed October 31, 2018

We really enjoyed our Duke's kayaking adventure. The river had beautiful views and you really felt like you were in the middle of nowhere during the adventure. The hike had some areas that were muddy and slippery, but overall the hike was easy and definitely...More

Thank Jackie N
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

We booked Duke’s directly with the company. Brian was our guide and we couldn’t have been more pleased. He really took his time telling us stories along the way, he has a great sense of humor and he’s just a nice guy. We all seriously...More

1  Thank Jill D
Reviewed October 14, 2018

On recommendation of friends we booked this excursion off a cruise, not realising we had to first get to the Waterfalls at Wailua, which we obtained by 25minute taxi trip. We arrived early expecting to have a coffee but local restaurant has gone out of...More

1  Thank jcau8956
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

We have been in Kauai in September 18 for our honeymoon. Unfortunately we found that Na Pali Coast closed because of the flooded road so we decided to do kayak through the wailua River and we chosed this company and it we nailed it!!! Brian...More

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Trudels
March 5, 2017|
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Response from Bongo88 | Reviewed this property |
I'm thinking you could probably rent kayaks and do the river on your own. There is also the Wailua river where you can go kayaking, and if you can be there when the sea is calmer than on our last trip, there is always Napali... More
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Amethystbells
March 3, 2017|
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Response from debraswandal | Reviewed this property |
Yes. No swimming required.
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pattycarr
August 12, 2016|
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Response from adm123 | Reviewed this property |
It is a lot of walking. The terrain is muddy and can be quite slippery. Parts of the trail are very narrow with drop-offs on the side. The pathway is both uphill and downhill at times. The kayaking part is strenuous as well... More
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