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Na Pali Catamaran

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5-5190 Kuhio Hwy, Ching Young Village, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
+1 808-826-6853
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do not go to Kauai and not do this!

The Na Pali Catamaran experience is in my top 3 experiences from my hawaii trip! the scenery was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kaitlyn G
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Launceston, Australia
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The trip up the Na Pali coast on the catamaran was terrific and a splendid way to enjoy time... read more

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ducapittsford
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Victor, New York
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Experience the Majestic NaPali Coast 3 Tours Daily 4 hour tours, "Early Bird" 7:30am-11:30am -"Photo Favorite" 12:30pm-4:30pm 2 Hour "Evening Tour" 5:15pm-7:15pm Departing from Hanalei Bay, sightseeing and snorkeling the majestic Na Pali Coast is the experience of a lifetime. Established in 1972, Na Pali Catamaran has a perfect safety score as well as a new 35' Power Catamaran. Offering shade and protection, the Kamahele Kai II is powerful, spacious and comfortable. Because Kamahele Kai II has no sail, we take you into many secret and sacred sea caves while introducing you to dolphins, sea turtles and seasonal Humpback whales along the way. Kamahele Kai II is built to carry 24, but we limit our passenger count to 18, allowing us to snorkel Kauai's world renown Nualolo State Park!! Na Pali Catamaran offers both 2 hour and 4 hour excursions daily. Please call or book online now. YOUR experience of a lifetime awaits you!
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5-5190 Kuhio Hwy, Ching Young Village, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Na Pali Catamaran experience is in my top 3 experiences from my hawaii trip! the scenery was BREATHTAKING, the snorkelling was PERFECT (saw multiple sea turtles!) the boat itself was super fun! (lots of dolphins!) and the two guys were great hosts. Learnt a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The trip up the Na Pali coast on the catamaran was terrific and a splendid way to enjoy time together with our family. This was our 50th Anniversary trip with the whole family and we stayed in a rental home in Hanalei Bay which made...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Starting from Hanalei meant that the tour was fantastic from the very start. This small boat was terrific, being able to poke into many of the fantastic caves along the coastline. It was a smooth ride South, much rougher coming back up in the afternoon,...More

Thank zgshaw
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was one of the highlights of our trip. We are naturally happy on boats, so this was a no brainer for us. To be able to go from the wet side to the dry side and view the secret spots on the Na Pali...More

1  Thank Jasmine B
Reviewed 14 January 2018

We had a wonderful morning with Captains Nic and Jon. Got to go into beautiful sea caves with waterfalls, and snorkeling too. Saw several turtles and a pod of dolphins playing around the boat. All snorkeling and flotation equipment provided. Plenty of sodas and sammies...More

Thank lachlaninnewzealand
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

We had a blast checking out the Na Pali coast by boat on our recent visit to Kauai. My wife and I got married on Kauai, and have visiting several times over the years. One of our favorite things to do is to spend time...More

1  Thank jrp113
Reviewed 26 October 2017

This was an amazing experience, the crew were very dedicated to ensuring all clients enjoyed the amazing scenery of the Na Pali coast whilst always putting safety first. The boat was great as were the lunch and snacks supplied. I was feeling unwell and the...More

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Catamaran1, Front Office Manager at Na Pali Catamaran, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Aloha, Mahalo for joining us on our final tour of the year! We are so happy you were able to join us while the ocean conditions were still excellent. The storm season typically sets upon us in early November but this year mother nature was...More

Reviewed 25 October 2017

I would highly recommend Na Pali Catamarans for a boat trip on the north side of Kauai. They are conveniently located in Hanalei which makes a morning trip much easier. The boat was comfortable and the captains Johnny and Nick were friendly, knowledgable about the...More

Thank divindaze
Catamaran1, Front Office Manager at Na Pali Catamaran, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Aloha, Mahalo for choosing Na Pali Catamaran to show you the coast! It's wonderful to hear that you trusted and felt comfortable with your captains, and had a great time. Don't forget to call us when you're planning your next trip to the island, and...More

Reviewed 18 October 2017

We had an excellent trip. The captains, Johnny and Sam, were great. Very knowledgeable and fun. It was too rough to snorkel so we went further up the coast and spend an hour with a pod of Spinner Dolphins while eating lunch. Fantastic experience! The...More

1  Thank CSS8815
Catamaran1, Front Office Manager at Na Pali Catamaran, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Aloha, Mahalo for joining us on the Na Pali! We're very happy to hear you had fun with Captain Sam and Jonny out there. We appreciate your recommendation. The next time you visit Kaua'i, be sure to contact us for your Returning Passenger Discount! Mahalo,...More

Reviewed 18 October 2017

Amazing trip. Scenery was wonderful. Snorkeling was fantastic. Sea caves out of this world. Captain and crew friendly and informative.

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Catamaran1, Front Office Manager at Na Pali Catamaran, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Aloha, We're happy to hear you loved your tour! Mahalo for joining us. The next time you're on Kaua'i, don't forget to call for your Returning Passenger Discount! Mahalo, Ginger / Office Manager

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Nora M
18 November 2017|
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Response from DaveC-AZCat | Reviewed this property |
Well, the boat is really moving at times, and the water can be choppy. Plus, it's a long afternoon for a child that young. I think a slightly older child, that could enjoy the boat ride, and swimming or snorkeling, might be... More
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BRETT_KATIE
24 August 2017|
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Response from DaveC-AZCat | Reviewed this property |
Ours was more like a traditional motor boat. So, no nets. But we were able to stand up in the prow and take in the scenery
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5 August 2017|
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Response from tigerseye | Reviewed this property |
There are two times/places to change into dry clothes you've brought along. When the catamaran has returned from the coast tour, you are settled down on the beach, waiting for the van--if there were enough people on the boat... More
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