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Kayak Wailua

4565 Haleilio Rd, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1312
+1 808-822-3388
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Friendly, knowledgable guide

Our guide, Terrata (aka Miss T), was born and raised on the island and has been doing these tours... read more

Reviewed yesterday
jullietth
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Whistler, Canada
Something for everyone

Our tour with James was fantastic. Kids loved his knowledge of hawaii(he has a degree in Hawaiian... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
William M
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Our kayaking/hiking guided tour adventure is one of the few activities which can be enjoyed by all members of your family including grandma and grandpa. We invite you to read our 2000+ reviews; then check availability and reserve space at our website linked here on Trip Advisor.
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“secret falls” (306 reviews)
“our tour guide” (212 reviews)
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4565 Haleilio Rd, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1312
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Reviewed yesterday

Our guide, Terrata (aka Miss T), was born and raised on the island and has been doing these tours for many years. She provided great guidance and lots of interesting information. We thought about renting kayaks and doing the trip on our own; however, having...More

Thank jullietth
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our tour with James was fantastic. Kids loved his knowledge of hawaii(he has a degree in Hawaiian studies!) and we loved the easy going nature of the tour. Be an adventurer and trailblazer or chill at the back of the pack. This tour has something...More

Thank William M
Reviewed 5 days ago

What a delightful trip! This is a great way to be active and get to experience Hawaii up close and personal. My boyfriend and I did the early bird special and would highly recommend this company and that time of day. We arrived at the...More

Thank rebekahromberg
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Katie was amazing. The river was great. Instruction and guidance was top notch. The hike to the falls was a fun slip in the mud and Kate gave lots of options for avoiding the difficult sections. No regrets, would not hesitate to book again.

Thank therevmom
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a great trip. James, our guide, was super chill and fun. The river is beautiful a day the falls is worth the hike. Warning: the hike can be ridiculously muddy as it was for us. Plan to get seriously dirty. We wore aquatic...More

Thank Mark G
GlobalPete2010, Manager at Kayak Wailua, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for reviewing your adventure. It is true that you should plan mentally and physically for an abundance of mud. This condition is quite normal through the rainforest. The trade off is that the more the mud, the bigger and better the waterfalls. A...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Thank you to Lisa and Kayak Wailua for a great morning of kayaking in the pouring rain and hiking to the waterfall. Lisa was fun, well informed and played a great drum. We will be back and will always request Lisa. Great fun and highly...More

Thank Victoria L
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our family of 5 (mom and dad, teens 19,16 and 14), had a wonderful time on our kayak trip with Lisa. She is a wonderful guide who is friendly, knowledgeable, funny and overall outstanding! We kayaked on the Wailua River, hiked to the waterfalls, and...More

Thank lovetoski41
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the second time on this tour and I thought the guide was friendly and knowledgeable. Kayaking was really fun and the sites were amazing. Hiking is pretty easy but muddy. Once we got to the Secret Falls I realized that they are not...More

Thank honnalee7
GlobalPete2010, Manager at Kayak Wailua, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Aloha and mahalo for your review. The actual name of Secret Falls is Uluwehi Falls. When I moved to Kauai over 43 years ago, very few persons knew about this falls. There wasn't much of a trail and most of it was covered with fallen...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic half-day kayaking down the Wailua River and then hiking through the mud to the waterfall. Lots of fun and interesting facts and stories along the way. Ricky was a great guide. Thanks. Will never forget.

Thank mcakd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an amazing experience!!! Our guide, Aokai, who was born and raised here on the island, was such an outstanding guide! With his background, he was so knowledgeable about the history of the the island, river, and the Hawaiian culture. It made for such a...More

Thank Ryan F
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natullytully
28 May 2017|
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Response from GlobalPete2010 | Property representative |
The kayak paddling is about 45 minutes upstream and 45 minutes downstream with a round trip hike to and from the waterfalls in between the paddling segments. Total duration is about 4.5-5 hours depending upon the fitness of... More
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Aleecalee
14 May 2017|
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We have two styles of singles if you wish to kayak by yourself. You can also paddle by yourself in a double kayak.
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MoniD914
20 February 2017|
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Yes to both questions. This combination is not uncommon.
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