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Catamaran Kahanu

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“captain lani”(153 reviews)
“smaller boat”(45 reviews)
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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4353 Waialo Road, Port Allen, Eleele, Kauai, HI 96705
+1 808-645-6176
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Reviewed 5 days ago

After researching the Na Pali Coast tours in Kauai we decided to go with Kahanu. Not only are they the only locally family owned catamaran business; they made the trip one to remember with knowledgeable history of the area and a very intimate setting. We...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Everything about this tour is fantastic. Gorgeous views, expert guides, family run business, and a fair price. I got to snorkle with sea turtles so my life is complete. Mahalo!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A truly breathtaking tour of the Na Pali coast on a clear sunny day ! Only 17 of us on the catamaran, which felt intimate and the crew was fun and very knowledgeable ! Highly recommended !!!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great experience with Catamaran Kahanu. We have two young kids, 3 and 4, and this was by far the best boat option for us. Not only was the boat ride comfortable but we had a great experience enjoying the beauty. We even...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is so far the best trip we had on our Kauai and Oahu trip. No spoiler. Just one tips: be prepared for a little sea-sickness as the wave could be pretty large.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an absolutely great time touring the Na Pali coast! The tour was full of beautiful sites and the crew was very knowledgeable, friendly, and attentive. Now we just need to come back and do it again.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Lani was an excellent guide with his knowledge of marine life and the island. We really enjoyed the family owned nature of the company and they ensured everyone felt comfortable and had a wonderful time. We saw dolphins, sea turtles and rays. Would recommend...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had wounderful experience at Na pali cost with this tour. I was little nervous about sea sick, but aunty Debbe and big captain made me relax, and between the tour our captain Kawika and lkaIka were so friendly and always professional. I would like...More

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145Debbie, General Manager at Catamaran Kahanu, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha Lance and Nozumi, We are so glad you had a wonderful time with us. Enjoy the rest of your vacation. See you again. Mahalo nui loa, Captain Lani and Aunty Debbie, Captain Kawika and Crewman Ikaika

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are a Local couple from Oahu and I gotta say, This trip on the Catamaran Kahanu was Awesome!!!. We saw dolphins really close up my wife was so happy to see these dolphins soooo close to her as she lied down on the front...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Choose this charter for the smaller number of people on the boat. It was a very nice excursion. Lunch was good. Saw dolphins and the beautiful NaPali coast.

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24 June 2018|
Response from RossmoorTravelors | Reviewed this property |
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
Maria C
19 May 2018|
Response from Arielle-LMSW | Reviewed this property |
Yes, though technically they were porpoises as they were spinner dolphins.
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.