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Rainbow Kayak Tours

440 Aleka Pl, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1420
+1 866-826-2505
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Great excursion!

We had a great time with our guide Ryan! The waterfall was spectacular. The mud was a bit hard to... read more

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Reviewed 4 days ago
Amy L
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Arlington, Virginia
Happy kayakers!

10/10 would recommend! Lots of fun for both families and couples! Tour guides are excellent and... read more

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Reviewed 6 days ago
rocioc1974
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Rainbow Kayak Tours/Ancient River Kayak is an all inclusive quality, guided tour company. Safety is our #1 priority along with exceptional customer service and an unforgettable experience with your guide. Thomas and Aaron have been guiding since 2004 and Davey & Andy since 2008. We have an amazing team which also includes our customer service department. When contacting us via phone or email, you will either speak with Kelly, Val, Bonnie, Brittany or Gayle. They will make you feel welcome when you visit our shop and check-in for your kayak tour. We are also partners with Kayak Adventures and Ancient River Kayak.Description of our property: Our shop is located in the Islander Shops behind Coconut Marketplace in Kapaa. We are located next to Aston Islander on the Beach Resort, The Snorkel Depot and Tree's Lounge. The Snorkel Depot is adjacent to our shop. We have everything you need for the beach: snorkel gear, beach chairs, boogie boards and much more!
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“secret falls” (72 reviews)
“wailua river” (63 reviews)
LOCATION
440 Aleka Pl, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1420
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+1 866-826-2505

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a great time with our guide Ryan! The waterfall was spectacular. The mud was a bit hard to navigate so make sure you bring sneakers or hiking shoes that you don't mind getting dirty. I made the mistake of not bringing bug spray...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

10/10 would recommend! Lots of fun for both families and couples! Tour guides are excellent and very friendly. If it had rained prior to your excursion it will be extremely muddy (embrace the mud!), but the view is definitely worth it! P.s. remember to take...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The 7 AM Secret Falls Kayak Tour was a great experience! Our guide Ryan was very friendly and easy-going, and since everyone in our group was fit and experienced he pretty much let us do our own thing during the kayaking part. The equipment was...More

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Thank Eve B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This trip was listed as a Kayak tour when I felt it was more of a hiking tour. We had a tour guide who was on his second day which coming from Oregon was limited to his knowledge of the area. I knew we were...More

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KayakAdventuresKauai, Reservation Staff at Rainbow Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for having such great patience with our new guide. Maybe he just got choked up and nervous to where it affected his pronunciation. We would like to say Thank you for joining us at Rainbow Kayak Tours, and taking a moment to share...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We started out the day kayaking and then a hike to a waterfall. It was a great day, our guide Thomas was beyond helpful and shared a lot of history about the area. He set up a beautiful lunch for us as well. I would...More

Thank Kristy_Sisson
KayakAdventuresKauai, Reservation Staff at Rainbow Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Yay...glad to hear you had a great time with Thomas! Thank you for join us at Rainbow Kayak Tours, and taking a moment to share your experience with us. We hope to see you again. Have an amazing day and god bless! Mahalo, Sheila Fernandez

Reviewed 1 week ago

Thanks to Thomas for guiding our kayak trip down the Wailua River and hike to the Secret Falls. It was a great morning trip. Thomas was a fantastic guide - very knowledgeable and interesting. The kayaking is very gentle and do-able for a beginner and...More

Thank suetattersall
KayakAdventuresKauai, Reservation Staff at Rainbow Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Awesome...sound's like you had a great day out with Thomas! Thank you for joining us at Rainbow Kayak Tours, and taking some time out of your schedule to leave us some feedback. We hope you will join us again if you return to the island....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kahi was our guide, he was awsome, and very knowledgeable. We've never kayaked before but it was very easy. I would definitely recommend!

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KayakAdventuresKauai, Reservation Staff at Rainbow Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for choosing to come out with us at Rainbow Kayak Tours, and leaving some feedback as well. We hope you will return to the island and join us once again. Have a wonderful day and god bless! Mahalo, Sheila Fernandez

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed this adventure very much! Go early, 7:00 am, before the river gets too crowded. Kahi was a great guide! Considerate, helpful, and fun!

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KayakAdventuresKauai, Reservation Staff at Rainbow Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for choosing to come out with us at Rainbow Kayak Tours, and taking some time to share your experience with us. We hope to see you again. Have a great day and god bless. Mahalo, Sheila Fernandez

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour leader was Eric and even though he was relatively new he was an epic guide! We started with a relaxing paddle up the Wailua river and then disembarked to a somewhat muddy trail to an amazing waterfall. It was difficult to know how...More

Thank Peter I
KayakAdventuresKauai, Reservation Staff at Rainbow Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Awesome... sound's like you had a beautiful day with Eric! Thank you for choosing to come out with Rainbow Kayak Tours, and taking a moment to share your wonderful experience with us. Yes trail conditions can change and be a bit challenging when we get...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It started off well enough, although the directions to how to find them were muddled because of the way they are set up but that didnt bother us much. What really bothered us was our "guide"(and I use that term in the loosest way possible)...More

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KayakAdventuresKauai, Reservation Staff at Rainbow Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are sorry you had a bad experience with your guide Davey not providing assistance when needed and lack of attention. We would like to thank you for providing your feedback. We are taking action in a private matter with the guide. We hope you...More

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jlcbean
Would this be too strenuous or at all dangerous for a 7 month pregnant woman? I am active, have kayaking experience, and do personal training twice a week while pregnant. Thanks
2 June 2016|
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Response from KayakAdventuresKauai | Property representative |
Thanks for your question. Our policy is to protect both of you, therefore we cannot accept bookings for women who will be 20 weeks pregnant or more on the date of the tour. Women who are under 20 weeks pregnant are accepted... More
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