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Captain Na Pali Adventures, Inc.

Kikiaola Harbor, One Mile Passed Waimeia, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96796
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Best activity of Kauai

I was in Kauai for 2 weeks and this is the highlight of the trip. The zodiac tour up the Na pali... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
lparrbatten
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Camarillo, California
Not very pleasant

Stay away from this tour, impatient captain, he can't wait to end the tour and head back home. I... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
Shahriar A
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Snorkel the majestic Na Pali coast of Kauai off of Captain Na Pali's zodiac. Ride alongside dolphins, turtles, and whales with unbelievable vistas from every angle. Explore sea caves, visit remote beaches, waterfalls, and more!
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 18:30
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Kikiaola Harbor, One Mile Passed Waimeia, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96796

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

I was in Kauai for 2 weeks and this is the highlight of the trip. The zodiac tour up the Na pali Coast was AWSOME. We saw spinner dolphins on the up. We were swimming around to cool off and a Bottle Nose dolphin came...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2017

Stay away from this tour, impatient captain, he can't wait to end the tour and head back home. I tried many other tours of the island and this one was the only one that I did not enjoy it.More

Thank Shahriar A
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joe6511, Owner at Captain Na Pali Adventures, Inc., responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

We are sorry to hear you did not enjoy the tour. The captain starts the tour at 7am and returns to harbor between 11:30 and 12:00 on all tours. We have set up time to see the wonders of the Na Pali coast. We stop...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2017

Skilled boat man but impatient and rude Captain Napali is a no go. Find another boat. Yells at everyone, can't move on the boat even if your back needs a streatch or you get yelled at, mean and impatient. Rushes the trip and unwilling to...More

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joe6511, Owner at Captain Na Pali Adventures, Inc., responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

It is unfortunate that the passenger was not happy with our tour. Having a safety briefing before the tour starts we stress no bad backs or resent injuries. The raft is a adventure and came be bounce at times. These safety briefing are for the...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2017

Took this tour to the Napali Coast with 10 other family members. We saw spinner dolphins, sea turtles and the most amazing caves and waterfalls, not to mention some good snorkeling. Captain Kyler was awesome, stopping to give us bits of history and information along...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Cap'n Rich and Mark did a great job. Wonderful history, geology and zoology all in one trip. Would highly recommend.

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joe6511, Owner at Captain Na Pali Adventures, Inc., responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Thanks for the recommendation. BEST DAY EVER !!!

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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

This was our second time doing this catamaran evening cruise and it didn't disappoint. Well organized, beautiful boat, attentive crew, excellent chef and food and breathtaking scenery. Don't miss this one.

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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We went out with Rich and it was my favorite excursion! (We've done helicopter, zip lining, shark encounter, etc) The Na Pali coast is beautiful beyond description and Rich skillfully showed us such amazing things! Loved the sea caves, the turtles, the dolphins (oh so...More

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joe6511, Owner at Captain Na Pali Adventures, Inc., responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

We were glad to hear you had the "BEST DAY EVER" Great

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

this is our 3rd time and the best. The weather was awesome. the waves were good. The dolphins were exceptional. The staff was awesome. and our day was WOW

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Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Rich and Mark made the day awesome for us. Rich has extensive knowledge of the island and has lived here his entire life. The places we were able to access on the boat were amazing. The five hour trip flew by. I would highly recommend...More

Thank Lance R
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joe6511, Owner at Captain Na Pali Adventures, Inc., responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Thanks for the review!!! Sea cave's are amazing.

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Reviewed 1 June 2017

My husband & I took a different zodiac tour 22 years ago on our honeymoon trip. This time around we brought our 13 & 16 year old kids. It was so awesome to see the smiles on their faces (especially since they thought we were...More

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Adriana T
7 March 2017|
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Response from joe6511 | Property representative |
Aloha Adriana, Based on my experience, people feel less sick on the raft boat than on the larger catamarans, due to the nature of the ride. On the raft, we are close to the water and going fast. Therefore there is more... More
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sallysue87
15 September 2016|
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Response from MartinezFamily24 | Reviewed this property |
I would reserve as soon as you can . Just to make sure they save their spot. I haven't done captain zodiac but it's the same style boat so it's probably the same tour! HAVE FUN!
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yoryan718
10 May 2016|
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Response from joe6511 | Property representative |
Aloha Yolanda! Thank you for inquiring about our Na Pali coast Tour! We are located in the town of Waimea on the West side of the Island. We leave the Harbor at 7am, and the tour runs about 5 hours. It includes beautiful... More
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