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North Shore Private Charters

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Address: 4270 Kilauea Rd, Kilauea, Kauai, HI 96754-5239
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+1 808-828-1379

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We went on the boat to Na Pali Coast. It was amazing, it is beautiful and we went in caves with the boat. Snorkeling was really good. Everything perfect arranged an experience... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2016
Barcelona, Spain
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Barcelona, Spain
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107 reviews
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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We went on the boat to Na Pali Coast. It was amazing, it is beautiful and we went in caves with the boat. Snorkeling was really good. Everything perfect arranged an experience that I will never forget.

Thank Eef_74
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

Very smooth booking experience. Going out with a small group made it very fun. Gary and Kai were very personable, knowledgeable and accommodating. This is a trip my husband and I took during our honeymoon but we would definitely do it again. The views are extremely beautiful, the trip includes going into several caves and stopping for photo opportunities while... More 

1 Thank Karen B
Cincinnati, Ohio
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We did everything in Kauai (Helicopter tour, multiple hikes, Queen's bath, on and on)... but our favorite was this boat cruise. The raft is way better than other boats because you can go in and out of caves. Gary (the owner and the captain of our tour) is super knowledgeable about Kauai history and culture... he mixes the history and... More 

1 Thank joelucas33
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We came across North Shore Charters by happy accident. My husband and I waited too long to book a Nepali coast tour. We spoke to Janelle and she was able to fit us in on the last day that we were in Kauai. We went in with very low expectations given our last minute booking, however, Sean and Kai blew... More 

1 Thank Jlaw0521
New York, New York, United States
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 August 2016

I didn't end up going on the charter and had a terrible experience with their owner. I fell on some rocks and hurt my neck the day before the charter--I called them that day to discuss rescheduling, and they didn't accommodate that or offer to let me cancel. In the end I was forced to cancel. After a week of... More 

1 Thank William F
El Paso, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

My second visit to Kauai and taken three previous Napali Coast excursions, this excursion with North Shore team has been by far my favorite. Very personalized and well planned and executed. You will not be left disappointed!

Thank Redeemed_I_Am
Benicia, California
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Beginning with the phone call to Janelle to obtain information about the tour, all the way to the end of our amazing tour with Janelle's van ride back to our car, this trip was 100% perfect!! My husband and I and our two adult aged children took the Na Pali Coast tour which included sea cave adventures, dolphin sightings, knowledgeable... More 

1 Thank Chaneyent
Newbury Park, California
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

My 18 year old daughter and I went on the Napali coast tour and it was one of the highlights of our trip! Gary was an amazing captain and showed us beautiful sea caves. He and Asher were very friendly and knowledgeable. Janelle was so friendly and helpful also. The trip was beautiful and the snorkeling was amazing. I highly... More 

Thank ChristineF0206
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

This was my second trip out with Kauai North Shore charters. It is a true seafaring experience and definitely an adventure tour. Such an amazing adventure and the captains Gary and Shawn are excellent boat handlers and knowledgable tour guides. Both times we saw spinner dolphin pods and enjoyed spectacular views of the Na Pali coast. I highly recommend it,... More 

1 Thank Nancy M
Tampa, Florida
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Trip was amazing. The lady at the front desk was great, very polite and helpful when I called to make a reservation. I told her what dates we were going to be on the island and she called me the afternoon we got there and said that the weather for the morning I scheduled showed thunder storms but there was... More 

1 Thank Squats21

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