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About Catamaran Kahanu
Na Pali Coast Tour experience the majestic cliffs, sea caves, and marine animals. Enjoy swim and snorkel. Best day on your vacation with Captain Lani Tours.
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 21:00
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We chose Catamaran Kahanu because of its Hawaiian roots. Our captain was very knowledgeable about Hawaiian history, the area, and its wildlife. We loved that the company was family-owned and operated and from the moment we met Debbie, we could tell they had aloha vibes....More

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a small operation, but it is the best there is. Because there are a smaller number of passengers you get to move about the boat more freely and when a whale is spotted you get a front row view no matter what! We...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nancy f
Reviewed 4 days ago

Captain Lani and Emma we’re spot on today and found us whales. We were so close it seems as though we could touch them. We thought we’d see whales, but never imagined they’d be right beside us. There were only 6 of us on board...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mick f
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are lots of boats that go up the coast but Captain's is smaller so you don't have to sit there with tons of other people. It's a great tour from someone who has lived his whole life there. When we went there were only...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The best captain that the island of Kauaii can offer . He know the water he know the weather , he knew where the whales are . awesome captain over or excellent ..

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have sailed with captain Lonnie starting back in 2003 2004 2005, 2011, 2014 and a few days ago. We will not ever use another service. Thank you Captain, your son and Ms. Debbie

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was not our first boat excursion to the Na Pali Coast but I would say it is our favorite one. Catamaran Kahanu is a family run business so from the first phone call, you get that sense and you are speaking directly with one...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our experience on Catamaran Kahanu was exactly what my family and I were looking for. We had a great time out on the water with the Captain and his crew (including his grandson Kahanu). A great local experience! We were able to get up close...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rachelle A
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a fantastic experience. This 36 foot cat is locally owned and operated. The captain was very knowledgeable and having a marine biologist also onboard was an added bonus. I can’t say enough about what a great trip this was.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I would recommend this to anyone! This smaller catamaran allows you to get close to some waterfalls and caves along with snorkeling at a beach (if the weather cooperates) that the large catamarans can't get to. You also have the advantage of having a local...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
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We took 1 three year old and 2 one year olds in our trip. The Captain was so nice and made the trip fun for them. He did not want them on the catamaran making noise bothering others. We didn’t bring life vests. You would... More
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Maria C
19 May 2018|
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Response from Arielle-LMSW | Reviewed this property |
Yes, though technically they were porpoises as they were spinner dolphins.
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15 January 2018|
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Response from 145Debbie | Property representative |
We do a 5 hour Na Pali Coast Tour in the morning only. Check-in is at 7:15 a.m. and returning by 1:00 p.m. The after tour is a 2 hour Whale watch only. NO Na Pali Coast Tour.
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