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    Hanalei Blue Lagoon Paddle and Snorkel Tour

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    This tour has it all: Paddling, snorkeling, bird watching, beach combing, and exploration! It's hard to think of a more complete day than that! Paddle the calm, idyllic Hanalei Heritage River while your expert guide fascinates you with local lore, legends and natural history. Meanwhile, over the course of the tour, you'll enjoy unforgettable views of Makana Peak, Namolokama, Mamalahoa, and Hihimanu peak. You might even spot green sea turtles and spinner dolphins, and a whole host of majestic birds! The tour is flexible, so if your group like to spend more time on the beaches as opposed to hiking or snorkeling, that can be arranged. There's so much to do, and how you spend your time is up to you and your group. With all these choices, this tour has something for everyone!
    Hanalei Blue Lagoon Paddle and Snorkel Tour

    3-5971 Kuhio Highway Wailua River Marina, Kapaa

    • Spend a full, adventurous day kayaking, snorkeling, beach combing, bird watching, and exploring nature
    • Check out spectacular views of Makana Peak, Namalokama, Mamamlahoa, and Hihimanu Peak
    • Refuel with a delicious, included deli lunch
    • Keep your eyes peeled for green sea turtles, spinner dolphins, and exotic birds
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    3 positive reviews
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    Sacred Falls Paddle and Hike (Morning)

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    The Wailua River is one of the most historic, and most sacred, locations in all of Hawaii. Experience it for yourself with this incredible five-hour tour! First, you'll enjoy some relaxed paddling down the river itself. Then, you'll hike down a gorgeous trail to a remote bridal-veil waterfall; don't forget to wear a bathing suit so you can take a dip nearby. And when you need to refuel, don't worry-- you'll enjoy an included deli lunch. Oh, and bird watchers, keep an eye out for coots and night herons! This is a peaceful and relaxed expedition that moves at a comfortable pace. If you want to connect to the spirituality of ancient Hawaii, especially while enjoying the beautiful nature and some pleasant exercise, then this is the tour for you.
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    Sacred Falls Paddle and Hike (Morning)

    3-5971 Kuhio Highway Wailua River Marina, Kapaa

    • Hike and kayak down one of the most historically spiritual rivers in Hawaii
    • Enjoy the tranquil and tropical setting as you move at a relaxed, unhurried pace
    • Refuel with a provided deli lunch
    • Delight in the peaceful, pastoral existence of ancient Hawaii as you walk the beautiful trail to the sacred waterfall
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    Paddle and Swim Tour

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    Imagine yourself, and your family, taking an idyllic kayak trip down one of Hawaii's most sacred locations. Imagine following that with a blissful swim. Now bring those dreams to life, with Kayak Kauai's 3 Hour Paddle and Swim Tour! On this three-hour excursion, you'll paddle your way down the historic Wailua River, a center of activity for early Hawaiians. You'll move at a comfortable, relaxed pace, before taking a dip in Kayak Kauai's favorite swimming hole. Meanwhile, your water borne guide will explain the area's fascinating local history as you admire the incredible scenery all around the water. If you want a relaxing excursion into nature, filled with tranquility, beauty, and a healthy amount of ancient Hawaiian culture, then this is the tour for you!
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    Paddle and Swim Tour

    3-5971 Kuhio Highway Wailua River Marina, Kapaa

    • Kayak down one of the most historically spiritual rivers in Hawaii, followed by an idyllic swim in a favorite watering hole
    • Marvel at some unbelievable panoramic scenery as your water borne guide explains the area's natural history
    • Enjoy the tranquil and tropical setting while exercising at a relaxed pace
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    Double Deluxe Zest Expedition Kayak

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    The Double Deluxe Zest Expedition has been called one of the fastest tandem kayaks on the market. Well, this is your chance to try one out-- in the beautiful waters of Hawaii! With this rental, you'll spend the day paddling around the scenic waters of Wailua River Marina. The Zest is easy to car-top, so you are not confined to just this area -- you can go wherever you'd like, provided you're back at the end of the day. If you're an experienced kayaker, you can head out to choppier water and enjoy riding waves and rapid. If you're new to the sport, you can just focus on paddling and balance. Either way, you're sure to have a great time. Happy paddling!
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    Double Deluxe Zest Expedition Kayak

    3-5971 Kuhio Highway Wailua River Marina, Kapaa

    • Rent a deluxe Zest Exp, a performance kayak that zips right through the surf
    • Spend the day paddling around in the beautiful water and weather of Hawaii
    • Get a good workout at whatever pace you're comfortable
    • Ride waves or focus on practicing your technique
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    Wailua River Double Kayak Rental

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    For those free spirits who want to experience the wonder of the Wailua River without the confines of a group, Kayak Kauai offers double kayak rentals, so you can and a friend can choose your own path! Forty five minutes of paddling can bring you to the North Fork and a trail leading to the mystifying Secret/Sacred Falls. Or you can stick to the South Fork for another 15 minutes and paddle past the romantic Fern Grotto to a beautiful open meadow and swimming hole. The choice is yours! Wherever you end up going, you'll certainly enjoy the stunning beauty of both this incredibly spiritual river and its wondrous surroundings. Register now and start your expedition right away!
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    Wailua River Double Kayak Rental

    3-5971 Kuhio Highway Wailua River Marina, Kapaa

    • Kayak down one of the most historic and spiritual rivers in Hawaii to a waterfall or a favorite watering hole
    • Try to hear the drums of Ancient Hawaiians, that some say still thunder in concert with the lapping surf
    • Enjoy the tranquil and tropical setting while exercising at whatever pace you desire
    • Spend a lovely afternoon kayaking and hiking with a friend or loved one
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    Waipo'o Falls Hike (Koke'e)

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    The beauty of Waipo'o Falls must be seen to be believed-- luckily for you, Kayak Kauai wants to take you there. During this 3-5 hour guided hike, you'll catch incredible views of the polychromatic Waimea Canyon, referred to as the Grand Canyon of the Pacific, plus the Koke'e highlands. Meanwhile, look out for the area's beautiful flora and fauna, including the fragrant mailevine, the native koa, and the White Tail Tropicbird. At the culmination of this amazing hike, you'll finally get to see Waipo'o Falls: a fragrant, ginger-covered waterfall and pool perched at the end of the canyon. You'll pause for a relaxing lunch, and if you like, you can even go for a nice, relaxing swim So sign up now-- serenity awaits!
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    Waipo'o Falls Hike (Koke'e)

    3-5971 Kuhio Highway Wailua River Marina, Kapaa

    • Hike to Waipo'o Falls, while learning about the nature and the history of the area from your expert guide
    • Enjoy incredible views along the Waimea Canyon, called "the Grand Canyon of the Pacific"
    • Look for exotic birds and plants, like the White Tail Tropicbird and the fragrant mailevine,
    • Take a dip in a scenic, ginger-covered swimming hole, where you'll enjoy a provided lunch before heading back
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    Sleeping Giant Hike (Kapa'a/Wailua)

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    Shade is the rule on this comfortable and scenic tour of Kauai's Sleeping Giant! This is one of the most satisfying hikes on the entire island. You'll start by trekking through one of the largest pine groves in Hawaii, where you bird watchers can watch for Brazilian Cardinals, Shama, and Melodious Laughing Thrushes. You'll also enjoy some incredible views. On a clear day, you can see all the way to the distant island of Oahu! The culmination of the hike is the a panoramic view of the hinterland of the Wailua Homestead, plus the breathtaking fluted ridges of Mount Wai'ale'ale. It'll be a trip you'll never want to forget.
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    Sleeping Giant Hike (Kapa'a/Wailua)

    3-5971 Kuhio Highway Wailua River Marina, Kapaa

    • Enjoy a scenic hike up the beautiful Sleeping Giant Nounou Mountain
    • Look for exotic birds, like Brazilian Cardinals, Shama, and Melodious Laughing Thrushes
    • Pause at the summit and refuel with a provided lunch
    • Revel in the panoramic views of the Wailua Homestead, and the awe-inspiring fluted ridges of Mount Wai'ale'ale
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    Sacred Falls Paddle and Hike (Afternoon)

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    The Wailua River is one of the most historic, and most sacred, locations in all of Hawaii. Experience it for yourself with this incredible five-hour tour! First, you'll enjoy some relaxed paddling down the river itself. Then, you'll hike down a gorgeous trail to a remote bridal-veil waterfall; don't forget to wear a bathing suit so you can take a dip nearby. And when you need to refuel, don't worry-- you'll enjoy an included deli lunch. Oh, and bird watchers, keep an eye out for coots and night herons! This is a peaceful and relaxed expedition that moves at a comfortable pace. If you want to connect to the spirituality of ancient Hawaii, especially while enjoying the beautiful nature and some pleasant exercise, then this is the tour for you.
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    Sacred Falls Paddle and Hike (Afternoon)

    3-5971 Kuhio Highway Wailua River Marina, Kapaa

    • Hike and kayak down one of the most historically spiritual rivers in Hawaii
    • Enjoy the tranquil and tropical setting as you move at a relaxed, unhurried pace
    • Refuel with a provided deli lunch
    • Delight in the peaceful, pastoral existence of ancient Hawaii as you walk the beautiful trail to the sacred waterfall
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    3 positive reviews
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    Awa'awapuhi/Nu'alolo Loop Hike (Koke'e)

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    This one's for those who just want a long, magnificent day of hiking. Kayak Kauai will lead you on an 11 mile hike around a stunning ridge, filled with exotic plants and trees just waiting to be admired. If the group has time, you will be encouraged to check out the Koke'e Natural History Museum so you can feel a further connection to the flora and fauna. Once you're out of the forest, you'll come to the first of many views of the Na Pali Coast. You'll be able to see the distant lagoon of Ke'e, so bring along your camera! You'll continue to the narrow knife-edged ridge of Awe'awaphuhi, where you'll take advantage of the rustic shelter to stop for a picnic lunch, intensified by the spectacular views, before heading back. Enjoy!
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    Awa'awapuhi/Nu'alolo Loop Hike (Koke'e)

    3-5971 Kuhio Highway Wailua River Marina, Kapaa

    • Embark on a 11 mile hike around the stunning Awa'awauphi/Nu'aololo Loop
    • Learn all about the flora and fauna, so you can appreciate all the natural beauty this area has to offer
    • Enjoy breathtaking views, all the way to the distant lagoon Ke'e
    • If you have time, check out the Koke'e Natural History Museum to put all the area's history and topography in perspective.
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    Kuilau Ridge Hike (Kapa'a/Wailua)

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    This tour is all about the stunning vistas! From the start, you'll have access to immediate and dramatic views of the beautiful mountains surrounding Kuilau Ridge Trail. This is one of the less difficult and shorter Kayak Kauai hikes, so it is perfect for the whole family. You'll make tons of indelible memories with your loved ones as you traverse this gorgeous landscape, and enjoy the beautiful Hawaii weather. After an hour of climbing, you'll reach the picnic area, where you'll enjoy a delicious complimentary lunch, while taking in even more incredible views, including Kahili Mountain! On your way back to the starting point, you'll enjoy a refreshing dip in Kehua Stream. It doesn't get much better than that!
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    Kuilau Ridge Hike (Kapa'a/Wailua)

    3-5971 Kuhio Highway Wailua River Marina, Kapaa

    • Enjoy a family-friendly hike down the incredibly scenic Kuilau Ridge Trail
    • Eat a picnic lunch while taking in stunning views of Kahili Mountain
    • Take a dip in Kehua Stream to cool off on your way back down the trail
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    Stand Up Paddle Board Rental

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    One of the best ways to experience Hawaii is from atop a Stand Up Paddleboard. Kayak Kauai wants to rent out a board to you for the day, and let you go wherever the waves take you. You'll feel an immense sense of serenity and relaxation as you stand atop your SUP, peering into the distance at the gorgeous Hawaii scenery. If you're an experienced boarder, you can head out to choppier water and enjoy riding waves. If you're new to the sport you can just focus on getting your balance. That's the beauty of this rental-- it's whatever you want it to be!
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    Stand Up Paddle Board Rental

    3-5971 Kuhio Highway Wailua River Marina, Kapaa

    • Experience the beautiful water and weather of Hawaii from atop a Stand Up Paddleboard
    • Ride waves in choppy water or work on your balance in calm water
    • Enjoy a peaceful and serene afternoon of relaxation atop your board
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    3 positive reviews

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