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Address: 191 Wailua Rd, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1456
Phone Number:
+1 808-241-7700
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07:30 - 17:30
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Sun 08:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 07:30 - 17:30
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Alii Kayaks is a Full-service Kayak and Stand UP Paddle board operator,...

Alii Kayaks is a Full-service Kayak and Stand UP Paddle board operator, conveniently located on the Wailua River on the island of Kauai. Take an eco-adventure Kayak/Hike and see a Secret Waterfall! This is an easy going Hawaiian Style kayak paddle on a Class Zero river combined with a moderate hike through a rainforest, wading through streams, traversing muddy trails and walking over a tree root system the size of a large SUV; a definite rock solid adventure. For individuals without paddling experience our guides will provide you with instruction, assist you with your launch and accompany you for the duration providing assistance where needed. They know tricks and tips that will make your journey as easy as possible. They will even provide you with walking sticks and backpack style Dry Bags for your carry along items. You can feel safe with our guides who are Water Safety Instructed, as well as CPR and First Aid certified. Stand UP Paddle Rentals and Lessons available daily.

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There are several companies to choose from to do a guided trip on the Wailua river and I'm glad we chose this one. Our guide, T.C. was fun, knowledgeable about the local area and... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

There are several companies to choose from to do a guided trip on the Wailua river and I'm glad we chose this one. Our guide, T.C. was fun, knowledgeable about the local area and provided useful tips along the way such as how to walk on the muddy trail that's typical of Kauai! The staff were helpful answering our questions... More 

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Foster City, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Alii Kayaks has to be one of the best kayaking experiences on the Wailua River. We had a great time kayaking and hiking through the beautiful scenery to the waterfall. What a fun adventure! We found we were provided everything we needed for our comfort including waterproof bags and life jackets. We were impressed with our guide, Bryceson, who really... More 

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North Platte, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This excursion was our absolute favorite!!! Our tour guide TC was WONDERFUL!! Not only is he funny and nice, but he also plays the ukelele and is very knowledgeable about all things Kauai. We had so much fun kayaking and hiking to the secret falls! Highly recommend Alii kayaks!

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Edmonton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our guide TC and his little dog Yoda were great! Very funny and knowledgeable. The waterfall at the end was beautiful and it was fun to get in and swim around! The kayak and hike were both fairly easy and not strenuous. Be prepared to get wet!

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KeoneGarma, Owner at Alii Kayaks, responded to this review

Thank you very much for joining us on our Secret Falls Kayak/Hike, so happy to hear you had a great time. The work involved in getting to Secret Falls is so worth the effort. We appreciate you taking the time to write this review and for recommending us. Mahalo! More 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a very positive experience. Our guide was funny and pleasant. There was no way we could have gotten to the waterfall on our own without someone showing us, first of all, how far to go with the kayak, and second of all, once we got out, how to find the waterfall. It was a bit of a hike....not... More 

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KeoneGarma, Owner at Alii Kayaks, responded to this review

Thank you very much for joining us on our Secret Falls Kayak/Hike, so happy to hear you had a great time. We appreciate you highligting the unmarked trail system. This is one of the greatest reasons choosing a guided tour is far more safer and it will also save you vacation time. We appreciate you taking the time to write... More 

Olympia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I did the kayak, hike, and secret falls trip. Our guide, TC, was great, along with his little dog Yoda! He was very knowledgeable about the history of the island. He had a great sense of humor, and also played his ukalale all throughout our hike to the falls. I would definitely recommend this trip.

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KeoneGarma, Owner at Alii Kayaks, responded to this review

Thank you very much for joining us on our Secret Falls Kayak/Hike, so happy to hear you had a great time with TC and Yoda. We appreciate you taking the time to write this review and for recommending us. Mahalo! More 

Hastings, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a great time. Our guide was fun and engaging with a great knowledge of the culture and history

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KeoneGarma, Owner at Alii Kayaks, responded to this review

Thank you very much for joining us on our Secret Falls Kayak/Hike, so happy to hear you had a great time. We appreciate you taking the time to write this review and for recommending us. Mahalo! More 

Kettering, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time. It was good for my 14 year old daughter. Beautiful hike and waterfall. Brayson was a really fun guide.

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KeoneGarma, Owner at Alii Kayaks, responded to this review

Thank you very much for joining us on our Secret Falls Kayak/Hike, so happy to hear you had a great time with your 14 year old. We appreciate you taking the time to write this review and for recommending us. Mahalo! More 

Chagrin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was great our guide was the best. Gave a tale of the history, the folklore, the traditions of the culture. The landscape and the hike were amazing. Very enjoyable and relaxing. A time well had. A must do.

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KeoneGarma, Owner at Alii Kayaks, responded to this review

Thank you very much for joining us on our Secret Falls Kayak/Hike, so happy to hear you had a great time. We appreciate you taking the time to write this review and for recommending us. Mahalo! More 

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I did the hiking/kayaking trip and it was amazing. Our guide was excellent and stopped several times along the tour to give us a bit of history. And the views were gorgeous!!! I would not classify myself as "outdoorsy" so this was a little out of my comfort zone. But I am so glad I did it. Once in a... More 

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KeoneGarma, Owner at Alii Kayaks, responded to this review

Thank you very much for joining us on our Secret Falls Kayak/Hike, so happy to hear you had a great time. Your honesty in writing exactly what it took for you to complete the entire tour is much appreciated and highly valuable to future adventure seekers. I think we can all agree that its so worth it. We appreciate you... More 

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