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Captain Na Pali Adventures, Inc.

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Address: Kikiaola Harbor, One Mile Passed Waimeia, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96796
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+1 808-338-9818
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Snorkel the majestic Na Pali coast of Kauai off of Captain Na Pali's...

Snorkel the majestic Na Pali coast of Kauai off of Captain Na Pali's zodiac. Ride alongside dolphins, turtles, and whales with unbelievable vistas from every angle. Explore sea caves, visit remote beaches, waterfalls, and more!

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Great way to see the Na Pali coast

We went with Captain Joe and his daughter Jennifer. We went snorkeling, dolphin watching and sightseeing. The Na Pali coast is phenomenal. On a small Zodiac it is much more... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Alvin M
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Dartmouth, Massachusetts
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Dartmouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went with Captain Joe and his daughter Jennifer. We went snorkeling, dolphin watching and sightseeing. The Na Pali coast is phenomenal. On a small Zodiac it is much more intimate than on a large ship. It was bumpy but very manageable. Very glad we chose a more intimate experience.

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Atherton, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Just finished a fabulous 5 hour Napali coast and snorkeling adventure with Captain Ted and first mate Kamalei! Best way to see Kauai by far! Whales, dolphins, sea turtles, grottoes, waterfalls, dramatic Napali views, great snorkeling, fun boat ride, and Ted and Kamalei are friendly and knowledgeable guides.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

We had an amazing tour! I was nervous about rough seas, but we had perfect weather and a great captain. He was so good at getting us up into the caves and very informative about the coastline. Then we snorkeled with sea turtles! That was awesome. We also saw bottlenose and spinner dolphins. The pb&j sandwiches for lunch were yummy.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Captain Joe and Jennifer (his daughter) were great. There were only 5 of us on our trip today. Ride was bumpy in spots but Joe warned us in advance ... and it wasn't that bumpy despite the swell today ... we loved it. Read a review here which said this trip is not for anyone over 40 ... DON'T BELIEVE... More 

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Kincardine, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

What an experience - when leaving the harbor we got soaked. Aaron was great at maneuvering into the sea caves so that we would have a great view. He also talked about the history of the Na Pali Coast while cruising along the shoreline. Our other guide gave us tour of a Hawaiian Fishing Village and talked about some of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

The captain educated us about how wild and bumpy the ride would be before we left the dock. He also showed us how to minimize the shock to our bodies. It was a very rough and exciting ride due to the heavy swells and storms off the North Coast. But we saw the awesome canyons, valleys, and arch. The captain... More 

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Muncie, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Captain Joe and Jennifer (his daughter) made us feel welcome from the start. He was clearly a skilled captain and new exactly what he was doing with the boat, even in extremely rough waters. I never felt uncomfortable or scared. He was also very knowledgeable of the island's history and background, which was very interesting. He made sure to get... More 

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joe6511, Manager at Captain Na Pali Adventures, Inc., responded to this review

Aloha Kiley, I remember the morning you and your cousin Shae joined our tour! It was an adventurous day and you were both laughing the whole time, enjoying the ride! That's what the adventure tour is all about! It's fun, safe, and the scenery and wildlife are breathtaking! Mahalo for coming with us and for your kind words! See you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We loved our adventure with Captain Andy's Na Pali coast thrill ride. We had eight in our group from 31 to 71 and we had a blast. We enjoy outdoor adventure not just leisure so we thought this would be right up our alley and it was. We love our comedic Captain Aaron and his trusty sidekick Kamalei. We learned... More 

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Old Greenwich, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

This has been a great trip! Captain Abe was a great instructor and told us about all the different mountains and explained about the different movies that they had filmed there. Really happy I took this tour with my mom and sister. I also have to say that this was fun for me ( as a kid ) to ride... More 

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Whittier, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

From the time that we arrived and Jennifer met us in the parking lot to Captain Joe's excellent boating skills this trip was the best ever. We saw spinner dolphins , lots of fish while snorkeling, sea caves and spectacular scenery along the coast. This company makes you feel like family and even provides a dry bag. The zodiac boat... More 

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joe6511, Owner at Captain Na Pali Adventures, Inc., responded to this review

I am glad you enjoyed every minute of the experience! Jennifer does a great job and we always strive to keep our passengers feeling comfortable and having fun! You said it best, the scenery is spectacular and all the marine life along the way is equally as spectacular. Mahalo for joining us on a morning tour and for your awesome... More 

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