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Na Pali Makai

Kikiaola Harbor, Kekaha, Kauai, HI 96752
+1 808-639-9352
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Best way to experience the Na Pali!

There were so many options for boat tours of the Na Pali and I am so pleased with my choice. Makai... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2017
Sarah T
via mobile
Incredible Private Tour with a Great Captain!

What an amazing experience on this private Napali Coast tour with a great Captain - Makai. With a... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2017
Peabody, Massachusetts
via mobile
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Kikiaola Harbor, Kekaha, Kauai, HI 96752
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Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

There were so many options for boat tours of the Na Pali and I am so pleased with my choice. Makai was a wonderful captain and knew the coast so well. His awesome driving skills meant we could get super close to dolphins, inside sea...More

Thank Sarah T
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

What an amazing experience on this private Napali Coast tour with a great Captain - Makai. With a max capacity of 6 customers at a time, the boat allowed for a ton of space for each of us. Makai was super friendly and brought us...More

Thank agallo2005
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Small (6 max) double hull boat. Just right for 6 people. We got great views of the Napali coast up close and personal. Water was a bit to rough for snorkelling but we saw lots of whales and turtles. Great views of the coast and...More

Thank Lindsay M
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

We have cruised the Na Pali coast 6 times now. Big boats, zodiac rubber rafts, snorkel catamarans, sunset cruises, etc. This is BY FAR the best cruise! Small boat that can hug the coast and Captain Makai catered to whatever we wanted to do. It...More

Thank Bradd E
Reviewed 31 October 2016

I set up a private charter with Captain Makai to see the Na Pali Coast at sunset. We were able to charter his new catamaran. We happen to be there on the tail end of hurricane Madelaine and Lester. The water was a little rough,...More

Thank lkharvey
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Great experience with 2 adults and 4 kids. Was a little worried about the ride being rough but the boat (and Captain) handled it well. Captain Makai was great, very accommodating and had a good history of what we were doing. At one point we...More

Thank worldvinotraveler
Reviewed 25 June 2016

My family with two kids (8 and 10) had a fantastic tour with Captain Makai. We shared the tour with a really great couple from Germany who we met up during the tour. Captain Makai is chilled out Hawaiian style and makes you feel totally...More

2  Thank apak
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Captain Makai mostly does trips in the summer as his boat is smaller and less suitable for rough seas. So it took some coordination to get a right weather in March. But it was worth it. Having a boat for ourselves made all the difference....More

2  Thank yshmul
Reviewed 9 November 2015

Makai was an excellent guide, host and captain -- we were blessed with a rare day of moderate ocean conditions, sun and terrific sights! Swam with spinner dolphins, saw many interesting sights and enjoyed the history of this beautiful area courtesy of our guide who...More

Thank mint427
Reviewed 15 September 2015

We found Captain Makai through reviews from tripadvisor and decided to book a private charter for my husband and I. We have done the Napali Coast on a raft the year before but we wanted to go back again and spend more time doing what...More

2  Thank Hess84
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