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Wailua Kayak Adventures

1345 Ulu St, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1654
+1 808-639-6332
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A Beautiful Tour of the River and Falls

It took a short time to get into the rhythm of the kayak but the distance wasn't too far and the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sharron F
Atlanta, Georgia
Rent from Wailua Kayak Adventures!

The husband and I wanted to kayak the Wailua river, but didn't want to go with a tour group. We... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Portland, Oregon
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1345 Ulu St, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1654
+1 808-639-6332

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Reviewed yesterday

It took a short time to get into the rhythm of the kayak but the distance wasn't too far and the hike was definitely worth the effort. Wear shoes that are comfortable in the water as well as hiking. Plan to get a little wet...More

Thank Sharron F
Reviewed 2 days ago

The husband and I wanted to kayak the Wailua river, but didn't want to go with a tour group. We ended up renting a kayak from Matt and Tiara at Wailua Kayak Adventures and we had an amazing day. We paid $60 for a double...More

Thank CourtneyK1
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I rolled into the quaint shop of Wailua Kayak Adventures. At first we weren't quite sure what to expect. The prices were just too good to be true, I thought. 60 bucks for a double kayak, for an entire day (8:30am-5pm), dry...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I took the 7am tour with Cole a few days ago. First, this tour group is much cheaper than most. And from what we could see of the other groups, the biggest difference seems to be whether or not you get a...More

Thank TorontoA
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We rented two kayaks (doubles) to go up the Wailua river and hike to the secret falls. We were able to easily get the kayaks and transport them to the river and the price here was better here than the places closer to the river....More

Thank Colleen P
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This was an amazing day! Loads of photo opportunities, great weather, nice people, and best of all our incredibly knowledgeable guide Lisa! She was perfect! So sweet and caring. Love all her little facts! Highly recommend this tour!

Thank Pam J
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

What a great day!!! Lisa was a great guide on our adventure - she is so laid back but brilliant! Great kayaks and dry bags. Such good local knowledge:) the trip was well organized, relaxed and locally colorful. Gentle paddle up to the kayak landing...More

Thank Claire B
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We wanted to take a tour to a waterfall in Kauai and settled on booking with WKA after they were recommended by our concierge at the Westin Princeville. We took the afternoon tour, which started from the Wailua Kayak Adventures office in Kapaa. It's a...More

Thank mattburlet
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went on this adventure. It was so awesome. My wife has health troubles where it is hard to walk and Shawn, our tour guide, was so kind and accommodating. My wife apologized a couple times for being slow and Shawn told...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went on the 7am guided tour. There were only 12 people on our tour (including a family of 7) and it was nice having a smaller group. I definitely recommend the earlier time as the river was silent and serene, and...More

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This is regarding the kayak tour / hike to Secret Falls: does the trail come anywhere near dangerous dropoffs at all? (Some reviews spoke of danger of falling so I wanted to clarify: did they mean danger of falling off of cliffs, or just merely danger of falling and hurting a knee or something? I'm quite agile and not scared of merely falling down. But am SUPER scared of cliffy hikes.)
21 March 2017|
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Response from glen c | Property representative |
The trail into the waterfall is a nature trail. Sometimes it can bee slippery and muddy.Very little up and down but some at the waterfall, no cliffs. There is one spot where the trail narrows with about a ten foot drop off... More
Angie M
Hello we are planning on a trip in March and my questions are if I may: 1) What type of shoe should we wear, would Teva Sports Sandals be ok or do they need to be water shoes? 2) Can we bring a water camera? I saw a review mention no pictures? I find that hard to believe :) 3) If I am reading all the info correct there is no need to bring a water resistant backpack? Thank you !
28 December 2016|
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Response from glen c | Property representative |
Aloha, Runners with good are best for this adventure. You must get them wet and muddy. Sports sandals are good as well. Do not wear flip flops , slick bottom shoes, leather hiking boots or leather tennis shoes,aqua socks... More
Jeong H
Do you have a Kayak for 3? Our members are my wife, my 12-year-old son (5 feet tall) and I.
2 August 2016|
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Response from W.O.F. | Reviewed this property |
We had an odd number also, so one of us just kayaked by himself and the other 2 in another kayak.