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“Absolutely Amazing”

Blue Ocean Adventure Tours
Ranked #2 of 15 things to do in Kekaha
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: The Na Pali Coast & Sea Life Up Close and Personal - Whether it is your honeymoon getaway to Kauai, or your family looking for fun, wonder and great times, Blue Ocean Adventure Tours is your personal adventure company. We strive for your satisfaction & amazement! We offer Napali Coast Snorkel & Adventure Tours, Whale watching tours, & Private Tours.
Useful Information: Lockers / storage, Activities for older children
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kalen did a fantastic job on our tour. He is an amazing driver on the zodiac. Amazing trip through all 5 sea caves, seeing a whale and a baby whale, dolphins and the beach landing lunch food was amazing. Duke did a great job on the hike through the historic Hawaiian village explaining lots of heritage. Bar far the best company out there for this type of trip. I will definitely go on this trip again.

Thank Julie F
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"captain cody"
in 66 reviews
"j sea"
in 46 reviews
"sea caves"
in 92 reviews
"the na pali coast"
in 102 reviews
"saw dolphins"
in 28 reviews
"zodiac boat"
in 14 reviews
"pineapple"
in 20 reviews
"morning tour"
in 17 reviews
"extremely knowledgeable about the history"
in 4 reviews
"these guys"
in 19 reviews
"beach landing"
in 9 reviews
"pod of dolphins"
in 10 reviews
"hawaiian history"
in 12 reviews
"felt completely safe"
in 6 reviews
"amazing tour"
in 11 reviews
"unforgettable experience"
in 6 reviews
"highlight of our trip"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were fortunate to have great weather the day of our tour and had an amazing 5 hour experience on the Napali Coast with John as our captain. The Blue Ocean boat crews are all local guys who grew up in the Kekaha area with extensive experience on the water. John was a very skilled boat handler-we felt safe and comfortable the entire trip including running in and out of some deep caves with choppy seas. He was very knowledgeable about the geography and history of the area and both he and his crew were very personable and fun to be around. The atmosphere was super positive and relaxed. I think that everyone on board had a good time from my partner and I (late 60's and early 70's) to the 6 year old girl seated nearby with her family. I think that you should be in reasonable shape to take this tour and be looking for adventure and excitement as opposed to comfy seats and cocktails. I highly recommend Cody and his tour as a great way to see the Napali coast!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our captain, J Sea, and mate, Kai, added to the breathtaking scenery by making sure the guests had a fun and exciting excursion.
The crew is well prepared, equipped and willing to do what it takes to create one of the best Hawaiian experiences. Small boats provide an “intimate” gathering of 12-14 of your new friends. The vessel’s size allows them to enter the caves for an other worldly experience.
Whale tails, bottle nose dolphin, large manta rays along with sea turtles and tons of fish joined us during different times during the trip. The snorkel spot was well protected and provided opportunities for interesting snorkeling.
The beach landing allowed for some quite time on a secluded beach at the site of an ancient settlement. The meal was quickly setup here and provided a little rest from the fun.
Be ready to get wet and have fun. The zodiac type boats are powered by twin 150 Hp outboards and provide a spirited ride. The boats always felt stable and were surprisingly dry.
(According to our captain, our weather was uncommonly good for our late March tour.) Sunny, warm, calm seas and wind.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first scheduled tour was cancelled due to weather but we got in the next morning. The captain J-sea and John explained that the weather may mean we can't get the full experience before we left. The boat trip out to the ocean is amazing- bumpy and you really need to hold on as it's definitely a work out!! Don't be afraid to swap sides of the boat, it really does trigger back, neck and arm muscles but I had a grin on my face the whole time! The swell was really big once we got out there and the crew checked in to see if we wanted to brace it, (explaining we'd get wet) or turn back! We didn't want it to end, so we pushed on but none of us were prepared for how intense and crazy it would be- we really had it rough and got blasted by waves and absolutely saturated. It was fun, adventurous and an experience I'll probably never have again, but it was quite different to what we paid for and were expecting. J-sea gave us some great history and brought it to life, but we weren't able to see any of the caves or get close to the coast so we could've been out on the ocean anywhere. I'd recommend this tour, but I'd love to do it in summer to get the most out of this unique coastline.

Thank lucylou_melbourne
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family with two boys (21 and 19) did the morning whale-watching tour, which did not disappoint. We were fortunate enough to get within 100 yards of a whale, had dolphins swim under the boat, snorkeled with a sea turtle, whipped through sea caves at high speed, and enjoyed fresh pineapple in the boat. Cody was phenomenal as a guide. I was impressed by his extensive knowledge of local history, culture, business, and wildlife, and his fun-loving and friendly vibe definitely made the trip better. He offered to AirDrop his recommendations for the island, which unsurprisingly turned out to be fantastic as well. All guides are locals as well. Can’t recommend it highly enough! The Na Pali Coast is incredible and these guys know how to do it right.

Thank Matthew S
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