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Address: 1345 Ulu St, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1654
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My boyfriend and I went on the 7am guided tour. There were only 12 people on our tour (including a family of 7) and it was nice having a smaller group. I definitely recommend the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My boyfriend and I went on the 7am guided tour. There were only 12 people on our tour (including a family of 7) and it was nice having a smaller group. I definitely recommend the earlier time as the river was silent and serene, and there were not a lot of other folks at the waterfall. Management was super friendly... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an amazing time with Wailua Kayak Adventures. Kayaking was fun. The river was great for beginners. The trail was a little challenging and was muddy the whole way. But our guide, Judah, got us to embrace the mud and made it great fun. It was nice to be the first group to the falls. It was an amazing... More 

Thank mattmca2017
Ranchester, Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First kayaks on the water and after seeing how many tours there are headed up river, we were very thankful. We recommend them for no other reason than being the first in the waterfall pool and having it to your group alone. Great guide, great views, wonderful place. Nothing on this trip is extremely difficult but be aware you are... More 

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and our two children (7 and 4) rented a double kayak with the "kid seats" attached. We weren't sure if we would rent 2 doubles or 1, but they let us decide when we got there (which was very nice). They gave us a detailed map, instructions, and helped us load the kayak onto the minivan (don't worry... More 

Thank Dakota_Traveller2013
Palo Alto
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked at the last minute and can't believe we almost missed this beautiful half-day adventure. The falls are AMAZING. Such a magical experience. The early morning wake-up call was brutal but so worth it to have the river to ourselves in the morning. Hike was easy but interesting, even for our 6-year-old. Cole was knowledgeable and funny. And we... More 

Thank Lisa R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

45 minute Kayak, 1 mile walk through the jungle, and swimming at the bottom of a 120 foot waterfall. This was an experience of a lifetime. The water was cold, but being able to stand under a waterfall was thrilling. The tour was great. The guide was great. We brought our own food and water. They provided the backpack and... More 

Thank Debra K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

I could not imagine a better tour than the one my girlfriend and I took with WKA a few days ago. The check-in and transportation to the launch site were quick, easy, and friendly. The kayaks were in perfect shape and easy for all skill levels. Our guide was really cool, knowledgeable, and relaxed while remaining professional and ensuring the... More 

Thank Michael M
Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We had a great time with our guide, Cole, as we kayaked up the Wailua River at sunrise. The hike to Secret Falls was just challenging enough to make the cold pool at the waterfall enticing! We saw other tours coming through, but our group was smaller than most (10 people) and we went off the beaten trail to see... More 

Thank TJNE
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

Kayaking, hiking through beautiful scenery, to end up at a spectacular waterfall. We were very impressed and satisfied! We found we were provided everything we needed for our comfort including waterproof bags/food bags, life jackets, water shoes and great company! Dante, our tour guide really enriched our trip with interesting facts and he was super friendly and very laid back.... More 

Thank Rebecca N
Napa Valley, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Wailua Kayak Adventures has to be one of the best kayaking experiences on the Wailua River. We had so much fun with our guide Cole --he super knowledgeable, relaxed, and highly entertaining--and thoroughly enjoyed the 45 (45 minutes each way) minute Kayak trip plus the hike in to Secret Falls. Be sure to book the 7am tour and you will... More 

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