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Wailua River Guides

4-788 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1544
+1 808-821-2800
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River kayak and hike

Our trip was cancelled yesterday due to the guide being ill. We received a call beforehand and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sandy W
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New Lenox, Illinois
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Great equipment and service, beautiful location, crowded attraction

Our guide ( "Doc") was fantastic. He is knowledgeable about the area and the natural elements you... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
alanstanek
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San Francisco, California
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We provide exceptional guided kayak tours of the Wailua River Valley and Secret Waterfall on Kaua'i, Hawaii. We provide top of the line equipment and our guides are the best on the river by far! Come play with us!
  • Excellent90%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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4-788 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1544
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+1 808-821-2800

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our trip was cancelled yesterday due to the guide being ill. We received a call beforehand and were given the option to continue with a different outfitter or reschedule. We chose the latter and we are so glad we did. Forecast called for rain today...More

Thank Sandy W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our guide ( "Doc") was fantastic. He is knowledgeable about the area and the natural elements you encounter.... also provided good kayak instruction and lead us safely through the hike. The River is a beautiful and easy 2 mi paddle. The hike ( 1.? mi?)...More

Thank alanstanek
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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

On January 6 we took a trip with the Wailua River Guides. The trip itself was ok. We were not given a choice (even though brocure said we would have one) whether we wanted a double or single kayak. Our guide was nice, I felt...More

Thank Sheryl M
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

This was one of the best adventures my husband and I have had on Kauai. Our guide, Doc, was very informative and very patient with two over 60 individuals (we probably didn’t move quite as fast as what he was used to). He was very...More

Thank robertscar1950
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Knew we wanted to do this tour before we left the mainland and it did not disappoint. There were nine of us to include our guides. We started off kayaking along the Wailau River which was so beautiful and peaceful. Our guide was very knowledgeable,...More

Thank SmithFam90
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

It was raining during our kayaking and hiking, but we were not worried as the trip is really well prepared by the company & the experience is truly unforgettable. We had so much fun kayaking and hiking (despite the mud...and our lack of baby carrier;...More

Thank Khouanchy S
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

Nice paddle up the river, just enough long enough for me. Stopped at a pullout and took a short hike up to Wilua falls. Our guide Doc and assistant Ron were both very helpful, friendly and knowledgeable. Doc shared his extensive knowledge of the flora...More

Thank Ben P
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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We had a great time during that lovely kayaking trip along the Wailua River ( beautiful and peaceful) and our guide -Ryan- was a cool and very attentive person. Great walk to get to the beautiful Uluwehi Falls (also known as "the Secret Falls"). Thanks...More

Thank Azulejo1
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Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

This was by far the worst experience we have had on Kauai. First of all, they only supplied 1 guide for 13 guests. Our guide Alex was constantly yelling rudely at all of the guests and seemed genuinely angry to be there. We were required...More

Thank Westfamily6
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Reviewed 1 June 2017

What a fun and adventurous day! My tour guide Alex was wonderful. He was very knowledgeable and informative about the land and its history. Every part of the tour was absolutely beautiful. Kayaking the river, hiking through a lush green valley, small river crossing, and...More

Thank _sjhudak88
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light_my_fire5
31 January 2017|
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Response from Young L | Reviewed this property |
We booked the private tour with a guide, so all the equipment were provided. Sorry I didn't remember how much it was.
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MirandaAnzaldi
14 February 2015|
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Response from Truska77 | Reviewed this property |
I think it was $85 per person. It included the kayaking, the hike, and one extra day for the bike rental. It also included the lunch at the waterfall. It was worth every penny for us.
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