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Captain Na Pali Adventures, Inc.

#3 of 3 Tours in Waimea
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Address: Kikiaola Harbor, One Mile Passed Waimeia, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96796
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+1 808-338-9818
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07:00 - 18:30
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 18:30
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Snorkel the majestic Na Pali coast of Kauai off of Captain Na Pali's...

Snorkel the majestic Na Pali coast of Kauai off of Captain Na Pali's zodiac. Ride alongside dolphins, turtles, and whales with unbelievable vistas from every angle. Explore sea caves, visit remote beaches, waterfalls, and more!

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Snorkeling with turtles!

We had an amazing tour! I was nervous about rough seas, but we had perfect weather and a great captain. He was so good at getting us up into the caves and very informative about... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Orlando, Florida
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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had an amazing tour! I was nervous about rough seas, but we had perfect weather and a great captain. He was so good at getting us up into the caves and very informative about the coastline. Then we snorkeled with sea turtles! That was awesome. We also saw bottlenose and spinner dolphins. The pb&j sandwiches for lunch were yummy.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Joe and Jennifer (his daughter) were great. There were only 5 of us on our trip today. Ride was bumpy in spots but Joe warned us in advance ... and it wasn't that bumpy despite the swell today ... we loved it. Read a review here which said this trip is not for anyone over 40 ... DON'T BELIEVE... More 

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Kincardine, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

What an experience - when leaving the harbor we got soaked. Aaron was great at maneuvering into the sea caves so that we would have a great view. He also talked about the history of the Na Pali Coast while cruising along the shoreline. Our other guide gave us tour of a Hawaiian Fishing Village and talked about some of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

The captain educated us about how wild and bumpy the ride would be before we left the dock. He also showed us how to minimize the shock to our bodies. It was a very rough and exciting ride due to the heavy swells and storms off the North Coast. But we saw the awesome canyons, valleys, and arch. The captain... More 

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Muncie, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Captain Joe and Jennifer (his daughter) made us feel welcome from the start. He was clearly a skilled captain and new exactly what he was doing with the boat, even in extremely rough waters. I never felt uncomfortable or scared. He was also very knowledgeable of the island's history and background, which was very interesting. He made sure to get... More 

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joe6511, Manager at Captain Na Pali Adventures, Inc., responded to this review

Aloha Kiley, I remember the morning you and your cousin Shae joined our tour! It was an adventurous day and you were both laughing the whole time, enjoying the ride! That's what the adventure tour is all about! It's fun, safe, and the scenery and wildlife are breathtaking! Mahalo for coming with us and for your kind words! See you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We loved our adventure with Captain Andy's Na Pali coast thrill ride. We had eight in our group from 31 to 71 and we had a blast. We enjoy outdoor adventure not just leisure so we thought this would be right up our alley and it was. We love our comedic Captain Aaron and his trusty sidekick Kamalei. We learned... More 

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Old Greenwich, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This has been a great trip! Captain Abe was a great instructor and told us about all the different mountains and explained about the different movies that they had filmed there. Really happy I took this tour with my mom and sister. I also have to say that this was fun for me ( as a kid ) to ride... More 

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Whittier, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

From the time that we arrived and Jennifer met us in the parking lot to Captain Joe's excellent boating skills this trip was the best ever. We saw spinner dolphins , lots of fish while snorkeling, sea caves and spectacular scenery along the coast. This company makes you feel like family and even provides a dry bag. The zodiac boat... More 

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joe6511, Owner at Captain Na Pali Adventures, Inc., responded to this review

I am glad you enjoyed every minute of the experience! Jennifer does a great job and we always strive to keep our passengers feeling comfortable and having fun! You said it best, the scenery is spectacular and all the marine life along the way is equally as spectacular. Mahalo for joining us on a morning tour and for your awesome... More 

Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

I have done this type of tour twice now, the last time approximately 3 years ago and with another company...this one was better. Look, any rafting tour with beach landing taking off from the small boat harbor near Waimea will give you awesome views of the Napali coast, opportunities to see dolphins and sea turtles, the ability to explore sea... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went on this excursion July 2016. It was beautiful and we had fun, but it is not for everyone. The small boat came crashing down from large waves many times, and were extremely sore the next day. It requires arm, core, and leg strength to save your whole body from taking the impact of landing. I... More 

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joe6511, Owner at Captain Na Pali Adventures, Inc., responded to this review

It is great to hear that despite the adventurous ride that you and your boyfriend enjoyed yourselves on your trip! Every day can be a different out there on the water and all activities are water conditions permitting but it sounds like you got to experience it all! Even going in the sea caves! :) We do agree that the... More 

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