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Private Waimea Canyon Tour

  • Private, full-day tour of Kauai’s natural and cultural highlights
  • Stop for photos at waterfalls, beaches, historic landmarks, and lookout points
  • Taste fresh coffee at the largest coffee farm in Hawaii
Private Waimea Canyon Tour
From US$ 135.20
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Private Waimea Canyon Tour
From US$ 135.20
Enjoy a day filled with the best natural and historic highlights of Kauai in this private tour. Visit Waimea Canyon, the Spouting Horn, Wailua Falls, and more. Learn about coffee growing and sample locally grown beans at the Kauai Coffee Company, Hawaii’s largest coffee plantation. With insights from your guide and plenty of photo ops along the way, you’ll go home with new perspectives and a better understanding of Kauai.
What to Expect
Meet your private guide in Lihue in the morning, and set off in a minivan on a customized tour of Kauai’s south and east shores. Hear the legend of the freshwater Menehune Fishpond en route to the Kauai Coffee Company, where you’ll learn about the coffee-growing process and sample gourmet products at Hawaii's largest coffee plantation.
Listen to stories about Kauai’s modern history as you drive through Hanapepe and Waimea towns, pass the early 19th-century Russian Fort Elizabeth, and stop at Captain Cook’s original landing site. Wind up a mountain to a lookout point over the striking red ravines of Waimea Canyon, and stop for photos in front of Waipo’o Falls. Get panoramic views over the Kalalau Valley and drive along the island’s longest beach before stopping for a typical Hawaiian barbecue lunch (own expense).
After this break, watch ocean spray shoot up through a lava tube at the Spouting Horn blowhole and look for sea turtles near the beaches of Poipu. Get a glimpse of Mt. Waialeale, one of the wettest places on Earth, on the way to Wailua Falls. Admire the remarkable 80-foot (24-meter) double cascade before ending the full-day tour back in Lihue.
Reviews (43)
1 - 5 of 14 reviews
Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile
Great way to see Kauai

This is a great way to see the highlights of Kauai. We only had a few days to visit the outer islands so we decided to schedule a tour service. I didn’t realize when I scheduled the tour that it was just my husband and...More

2  Thank 736suzanneb
Reviewed 8 December 2018
Day Tour with John

I highly recommend this experience! John took my parents and I on a wonderful tour. We scheduled the tour on our second day in Kauai and it was such a wonderful way of learning more about the history of the island and seeing the wide...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank vla3746
Elena A, Manager at Kauai Island Shuttle, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2018

Aloha Erin, Thank you for such a wonderful review! It was truly my pleasure showing you and your parents around Kauai. I really appreciated your interest in the ancient sites and am glad we were able to show you the best of this beautiful island....More

Reviewed 15 November 2018
Excellent Tour Opportunity in Kauai

We recently returned from a trip to the beautiful garden island of Kauai. For the second day of our visit our travel agent arranged a full day private tour with Kauai Island Shuttle. Our driver and guide was John He and his wife are the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RVJH
Reviewed 21 October 2018
So well worth the trip. A highlight of our cruise.

This tour took us to such interesting places. Waimea Canyon is spectacular, the colors gorgeous. The weather was wonderful. We took in the Spouting Horn and I waited for the wave to take a picture. Took many then realized the sun was shining on my...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank renee560
Reviewed 27 July 2018

What a great tour. So glad we booked this. I was the highlight of our trip. I cannot say enough good things. If you are going to book a tour you better do it here. Just fantastic

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Gayle and Dave C
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Brigitte C
1 August 2018|
Response from Gayle and Dave C | Reviewed this property |
I am a private traveler not a tour guild service. I think you have asked the wrong person