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Na Pali Riders

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Address: Kauai, HI
Phone Number: +1 808-742-6331
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Na Pali Riders is in Kauai. We specialize in Zodiac raft adventures along...

Na Pali Riders is in Kauai. We specialize in Zodiac raft adventures along Kauai's infamous Na Pali Coast. Tours include dolphins, whales, snorkeling, entering mystic sea caves, and an unforgettable journey not to be missed.

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Terrific excursion - wear gloves!

Your in a zodiac raft and if it's a windy day, you're going to bounce and bounce your way towards the Na Pali which means as you hold on to the rope if sitting on the sides of the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 June 2016
Clayton, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Captain Chris took us on an amazing adventure exploring the Na Pali coast! The crew was friendly, knowledgeable, and we always felt safe as we explored the coast, waterfalls, and caves. Thank you and we look forward to the next adventure.

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Clayton, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

Your in a zodiac raft and if it's a windy day, you're going to bounce and bounce your way towards the Na Pali which means as you hold on to the rope if sitting on the sides of the raft, your knuckles are going to rub and you'll get blisters like we did. Just bring a pair of gloves, like... More 

Thank TravelinWillers
Leamington, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

This tour is not what I expected. I was hoping for a nice calm ride along the coast where I could take pictures and relax. This was the complete opposite and I held on for dear life as this tour hits every wave and gets airborne. It's terrifying but one of the funnest things we did. Once got over my... More 

1 Thank areimer99
Arlington, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Having recently completed yet another NaPali Coast tour (with a different company-- have now done 8 total, several different companies) I can truly say NaPali Riders is my favorite!! They are the only ones that really do cover the majority of the NaPali coastline (most recent one left from Port Allen/west side and turned around at Kalalau Valley!). NaPali Riders... More 

1 Thank kewtexas
hemet, ca
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

We had a beautiful excursion of the Na Pali coast and I can highly recommend this company if you are looking for adventurous way to see the Na Pali Coast. The ride on the zodiac is an E-ticket ride and the view is magnificent. Phil was our photographer and deck hand and he was personal and very knowledgeable.

Thank pennie349
Norfolk, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

We booked our tour for Wednesday, but it bot pushed back to Thursday due to weather and swells. Our tour was with intentioned to view the Na Pali Coast and caves within, however the swells were still rough when we showed up on Thursday and the tour turned into a whale watching trip. The crew made lemonade out of lemons... More 

Thank Taylor M
The Woodlands, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

What an adventure! For March it was calm (er) seas than normal. As such all of the bouncing excitement we hoped for was pretty tame. HOWEVER - it was so gorgeous and we caught the "tail" of whale season. :) Because the seas were calmer, especially on Na Pali coast, we were able to motor into the caves and ride... More 

Thank Scuba_Divers
Tucson, Arizona
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

Here is my concern, this raft tour was cancelled due to high swell, then rescheduled for the following morning. We should have never gone out. To say that it was a rough ride is an understatement. You stick your feet under a rope, and your hands under a rope on the side. Both my right hand, and my left foot... More 

Thank Bonnie C
Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

This raft boat tour is really fun. You don't get sea sick like the catamaran or bigger boats, because you're racing across the top of the water. The schools of dolphins, coastal views, and whale watching was spot on. Just a tip, bring an under water camera and sit to the left of the driver so that you're looking towards... More 

Thank LMN789
Cleveland, Ohio
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

The captain and tour guide were knowledgeable and friendly, the Napali coast was stunning, and we saw lots of truly amazing whale action including incredible breeches. But the boat ride was beyond punishing. The way the captain stands his legs absorb the shock as the boat speeds over waves. But I wonder if he's ever ridden on the boat the... More 

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