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Rainbow Kayak Tours

440 Aleka Pl, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1420
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Awesome adventure

Really enjoyed the day with kayaking, nice adventurous hike with lots of mud! And beautiful falls... read more

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sanaznamdar
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Seattle, Washington
Fun relaxing Kayaking

I really enjoyed this tour because of our guide. Since I’m an inexperienced hiker and kayaker , I... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
dg78041
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Laredo, Texas
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Rainbow Kayak Tours/Ancient River Kayak is an all inclusive quality, guided tour company. Safety is our #1 priority along with exceptional customer service and an unforgettable experience with your guide. Thomas and Aaron have been guiding since 2004 and Davey & Andy since 2008. We have an amazing team which also includes our customer service department. When contacting us via phone or email, you will either speak with Kelly, Val, Bonnie, Brittany or Gayle. They will make you feel welcome when you visit our shop and check-in for your kayak tour. We are also partners with Kayak Adventures and Ancient River Kayak.Description of our property: Our shop is located in the Islander Shops behind Coconut Marketplace in Kapaa. We are located next to Aston Islander on the Beach Resort, The Snorkel Depot and Tree's Lounge. The Snorkel Depot is adjacent to our shop. We have everything you need for the beach: snorkel gear, beach chairs, boogie boards and much more!
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“our tour guide” (62 reviews)
“wailua river” (76 reviews)
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440 Aleka Pl, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1420
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Reviewed yesterday

Really enjoyed the day with kayaking, nice adventurous hike with lots of mud! And beautiful falls, swim and yummy sandwich! Definitely recommend it!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I really enjoyed this tour because of our guide. Since I’m an inexperienced hiker and kayaker , I felt his guidance and patience with me was very much appreciated.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great day on the water with Nathan our guide. The group was small (12 total) and the boats were open water kayaks. The river is calm, and there were lots of other groups on the water. It took about 1 hour to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nathan was a great guide. We had fun on the river and he did a fantastic job teaching us about the local plant life and how the first Hawaiian inhabitants lived. Highly recommended!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our kayak trip to the Kamokila Village was very relaxing and peaceful. Matt, our guide, was very courteous and helpful. I recommend this trip for all types of groups. 🦎🌴More

Thank Tetefi
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KayakAdventuresKauai, Manager at Rainbow Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us at Rainbow Kayak Tours, and taking a moment to share your great experience with us. We are happy to hear you have enjoyed our temporarily modified tour to the Ancient Hawaiian Kamokila Village. We hope that you will be able...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Family of 8. Two kids, 9 and 7. Adults, 34-67 in ages. We only did the kayak portion since the hiking trail was closed due to storms. Neverless, we had a great time. The guide, Matt, went above and beyond to ensure we had a...More

Thank Michael P
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

Dave’s is a great guide. He is very knowledgeable and personable. The trail to Secret Falls was closed due to the flooding, but the kayak trip was beautiful.

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Reviewed 20 April 2018

Very disappointing in this company for even allowing this tour to proceed. It is a combo kayak, followed by a hike to a waterfall. There had been lots of rain in Kauai, but we were never told of the conditions. The 2 mile kayak was...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Excellent, professionally run tour. Our guide was knowledgeable and easy to talk to. He made sure we knew the trail conditions (very muddy) and the company provided dry bags and old shoes for walking the trail. The trail was not difficult thought it was slippery...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Awesome but not for the weak of heart. This was a fantastic excursion under the leadership of our guide, Nathan. It is not however a leisurely stroll as some of our group thought. Kayaking on the Wailua River is a 2 1/2 mile paddle with...More

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jlcbean
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Thanks for your question. Our policy is to protect both of you, therefore we cannot accept bookings for women who will be 20 weeks pregnant or more on the date of the tour. Women who are under 20 weeks pregnant are accepted... More
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