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Na Pali Experience

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Dreams can come true! - Join us for a five-hour experience you will remember forever. Kauai's Na Pali coast is one of the most spectacular attractions in the world. Avoid the crowds and climb aboard a vessel that allows you to have a closer look...more
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Kikiaola Small Boat Harbor, Kekaha, Kauai, HI 96752
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We spent a week adventuring on Kauai and this was the absolute highlight of the trip. Our guide Nate spectacular and really made our day perfect. The sights were beautiful, the trip well organized, the whole experience could not have been better. We saw rainbows,...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were very fortunate to go to Kauai closer to the end of September and still see the amazing Na Pali Coast! Captain T told us their season would be closing within days. Captain T was awesome and fun! Having a small crowd allowed us...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

absolutely incredible. our guide nate was so knowledgeable and friendly. he was super fun! i would highly recommend :)

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Thank turnerzahn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Na Pali Experience was great from beginning to end. I really enjoyed being able to go inside the caves.

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Thank aelin0820
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an incredible tour. One of the highlights of our honeymoon. Danny you were an amazing captain, can't thank you enough. Wonderful knowledge of the area and just a really genuine nice guy. Was a pleasure meeting you. Wasnt worried about getting the boat back...More

1  Thank alister l
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Na Pali Experience was awesome! We did the morning magic tour because I was afraid of the rough seas. Probably a good choice since on the way back the swells were huge but felt very safe and comfortable with our captain, John. He was...More

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1  Thank Lauren D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were lucky to get Captain Nate. He had a ton of energy, was incredibly knowledgeable and was a great captain. The weather was very sketchy at the harbor, rainy and windy with large waves. Nate let us know that the weather "around the corner,"...More

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1  Thank davidwmuir68
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I were on our honeymoon and decided to book this boat tour based on the many great reviews. And I’m so happy we did. Austin was such a great captain! He was entertaining, skilled, knowledgeable, and really showed us a good time....More

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Thank sjoylaguilles
Reviewed 8 October 2018

John was the perfect captain. He took us in to the most awesome caves and he is very experienced.It is a small boat tour and I would do it again next time I'm in Kauai Loved it. John made the whole trip great. Do it.

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Reviewed 8 October 2018

Captain Alden took us into caves and through waterfalls that I could hardly believe could be navigated, but he made it look easy. We saw everything from spinning dolphins to a monk seal. I had seen the Napali coast by via helicopter before, but this...More

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FellowTraveler517800
11 September 2018|
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Response from jkurlan | Reviewed this property |
That is a long distance around 30-40 minutes. Taxi or Uber but it will probably be expensive.
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Debbie S
1 July 2018|
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Response from napaliexperience1 | Property representative |
Aloha, First off, congratulations! Now, heres your answer. 1st trimester can be ok if approved by your doctor and on our Morning Magic trip when the seas are generally calmer. Please also call 2 days before your departure to... More
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Crystål C
26 June 2018|
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Response from napaliexperience1 | Property representative |
Aloha Crystal, Only 3 companies are allowed to "beach land" and all 3 companies are on the rubber blow up boats that carry 14 passengers. Na Pali Experienceʻs boats are the same size as the rubber blow up boats, except... More
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