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Na Pali Makai

Kikiaola Harbor, Kekaha, Kauai, HI 96752
+1 808-639-9352
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Oh my!

I have been to Hawaii six times. Never been to Kauai. Wow what a cool fun place. Flying over the... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
via mobile
Great adventure!

It was a great boat adventure. I got motion sickness and the captain went above and beyond to make... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
Anastasia P
via mobile
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I have been to Hawaii six times. Never been to Kauai. Wow what a cool fun place. Flying over the Na Pali coast, definitely bucket list material.

Thank williamsj95
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

It was a great boat adventure. I got motion sickness and the captain went above and beyond to make me feel better. He helped me to the nearest rock where I was able to sit and rest while the others snorkel. He brought me snack...More

Thank Anastasia P
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Makai was so fun! The boat was the perfect size! We were able to go into the caves, stop and see dolphin, seals, and turtles and stop in a nice calm spot to snorkel. He drove very smoothly and made the whole trip very enjoyable....More

Thank Christina G
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

There were so many options for boat tours of the Na Pali and I am so pleased with my choice. Makai was a wonderful captain and knew the coast so well. His awesome driving skills meant we could get super close to dolphins, inside sea...More

Thank Sarah T
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

What an amazing experience on this private Napali Coast tour with a great Captain - Makai. With a max capacity of 6 customers at a time, the boat allowed for a ton of space for each of us. Makai was super friendly and brought us...More

Thank agallo2005
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Small (6 max) double hull boat. Just right for 6 people. We got great views of the Napali coast up close and personal. Water was a bit to rough for snorkelling but we saw lots of whales and turtles. Great views of the coast and...More

Thank Lindsay M
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

We have cruised the Na Pali coast 6 times now. Big boats, zodiac rubber rafts, snorkel catamarans, sunset cruises, etc. This is BY FAR the best cruise! Small boat that can hug the coast and Captain Makai catered to whatever we wanted to do. It...More

Thank Bradd E
Reviewed 31 October 2016

I set up a private charter with Captain Makai to see the Na Pali Coast at sunset. We were able to charter his new catamaran. We happen to be there on the tail end of hurricane Madelaine and Lester. The water was a little rough,...More

Thank lkharvey
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Great experience with 2 adults and 4 kids. Was a little worried about the ride being rough but the boat (and Captain) handled it well. Captain Makai was great, very accommodating and had a good history of what we were doing. At one point we...More

Thank worldvinotraveler
Reviewed 26 June 2016

My family with two kids (8 and 10) had a fantastic tour with Captain Makai. We shared the tour with a really great couple from Germany who we met up during the tour. Captain Makai is chilled out Hawaiian style and makes you feel totally...More

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