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North Shore Kauai Audio Driving Tour
4.5

North Shore Kauai Audio Driving Tour

By Shaka Guide: Kauai Audio Tour
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Ages 0-120
Duration: 2 days
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Audio guide: English
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  • Hours of audio narration with stories, travel tips and music
  • Audio narration that plays automatically as you drive
  • Turn-by-turn directions using GPS
  • Freedom to explore at your own pace
  • Tour highlights with activity and restaurant recommendations
  • Offline map (no wifi or data needed)
  • Tours NEVER expire
  • Take the tour when you want
  • Tour Start is Customizable
What's not included
  • Parking fees
  • Attraction entrance fees
  • Meals
  • Car rental
  • Crowded tour bus
  • Entry/Admission - Kauai
  • Entry/Admission - Moloa'a Beach
  • Entry/Admission - Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge
  • Entry/Admission - Kahili Quarry Beach
  • Entry/Admission - Kauai
  • Entry/Admission - Secret Beach
  • Entry/Admission - Kauai
  • Entry/Admission - Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge
  • Entry/Admission - Kauai
  • Entry/Admission - Kauai
  • Entry/Admission - Tunnels Beach
  • Entry/Admission - Limahuli Garden and Preserve
  • Entry/Admission - Ke'e Beach
  • Entry/Admission - Kauai
  • Entry/Admission - Kalalau Trail
  • Entry/Admission - Wai`oli Hui`ia Church
  • Entry/Admission - Hanalei Pier
  • Entry/Admission - Kauai

Start:Multiple meeting point options.
  • Option 1
    Kapaʻa, HI 96746, USA
    Tour starting points in Princeville too!
  • Option 2
    Princeville, HI, USA
End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.

    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Pushchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 102020P8

    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Most travellers can participate
    • Get Started Easily: • Book Your Tour: Receive a confirmation and easy instructions via email. • Download the App: Follow the simple steps in your email. • Prepare Ahead: Download the tour using strong Wi-Fi. • Secure Access: Enter your redeem code to unlock the tour. • Tours NEVER Expire
    • Begin Your Journey: • Open the App Onsite: Launch upon arrival. • Select Your Tour: Choose the version matching your starting point. • Head to Start: The audio begins automatically at the start location. • Follow the Guide: Stick to the suggested route and speed for the best experience.
    • Why Choose Our Audio Tour: • Cost-Efficient: One tour for the entire vehicle—no per-person fees! • Ultimate Flexibility: Start, pause, and resume on your schedule. • Convenience: Use the tour any day, over multiple days if needed.
    • Top Features: • Hands-Free: GPS-activated stories for a seamless experience. • Works Offline: No need for continuous internet. • 24/7 Support: Get help anytime via call, chat, or email.
    • Private and Personalized: • Crowd-Free: Enjoy a private tour with just your group. • Customizable Stops: Ideal for unique photo opportunities and detours.
    • Comprehensive Experience: • Detailed Itinerary: Includes travel tips and recommendations. •Engaging Narration: Captivating stories and history. • Restaurant Recommendations
    • Create Lasting Memories: • Capture the Moment: Enjoy high-quality, crowd-free photos.
    • Prepare for a Smooth Trip: • Download Early: Get the app and tour ready with strong Wi-Fi. • Review Ahead: Familiarize yourself with the tour for a seamless adventure.
    • What Our Users Say: • “A fantastic way to explore! Easy to use and very informative.” • “Loved the flexibility to stop and go as we pleased. Highly recommend!”
    • Join the Adventure! Book Now: • Enjoy a flexible, private, and immersive tour at your own pace!
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

    Which attractions will I visit with North Shore Kauai Audio Driving Tour?
    During this experience, places you will visit include:Discover and book North Shore Kauai Audio Driving Tour on Tripadvisor
    How much is North Shore Kauai Audio Driving Tour?
    North Shore Kauai Audio Driving Tour price starts from ₹ 1,665.28. Discover and book North Shore Kauai Audio Driving Tour on Tripadvisor
    What is the North Shore Kauai Audio Driving Tour cancellation policy?
    North Shore Kauai Audio Driving Tour cancellation policy: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Discover and book North Shore Kauai Audio Driving Tour on Tripadvisor

    If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 102020P8

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    About the operator
    Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator:
    • Shaka Guide: Kauai Audio Tour
      134
      Kauai, United States
      Joined in October 2018
    • David-from-CT
      0 contributions
      4.0 of 5 bubbles
      Frustrating. We so wanted to love these apps, but...
      First up, the concept is great and when it worked it was fantastic. Loads of useful information, interesting stories - just what you'd hope for from a first rate guide on a private tour. The Shaka Tours narrator is a little hokey (which took a little getting used to) and it was a relief when we figured out how to turn off the background music. There's only so much ukulele music you can take. I have nothing but praise for the information and tales provided. BUT using the apps was a fingers in the eyes, frustrating experience. 1 - Mostly the tours run only one way, So, if you are staying in Lihue with a first slot of the day visit to Limahuli you can't run the tours clockwise. So annoying. I feel that this is the makers cheaping out. The content would be the same, it just needs running as a pair of apps. (Manually running the buttons was awful because many steps are a leading on to the next stop so it gets confusing really quickly.) 2 - Where you have crossing or looping tours the app gets confused and will flip you between legs. Wildly confusing as right becomes left and as you are 'trusting' the app you can quickly be baffled. On day one we learned to run Google maps on our other phone so we knew when we'd been sent wrong. The method of previewing the route is awful. Hard to get into, and zooms in and out depending on your activity state. 3 - The turn instructions are really dicey. They rely purely on GPS location (it would seem) so you get something like 'Turn right here" - which if you are on a 50 mph road in busy traffic may not be safe or practical. And keep in mind it will at times flip left with right as it seems to lose track of your direction. And joining the tours (we used 8 in our two week vacation) never worked once. Both these issues would be easily solved by just adding a little more information - it knows where you are - so, saying "Turn right just ahead by the mailbox (or whatever)" or join the tour at a fixed place - "Start the tour outside Safeway (or whatever)" would be so much easier. So, it it worth it. Yes. Would we buy it again. Yes - we bought one as a trial, then the rest of the bundle, then bought the Big Island bundle. Could it be better - oh, boy, it sure could. Bring your patience.
      Written 11 April 2024
    • markdm58
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Take your own tour.
      What a great way to do this "tour" on your own time and at your own pace. Lots of info and legends are learned along the way, which makes it very interesting. We surely enjoyed it.
      Written 18 March 2024
    • Andy W
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Awesome tour
      We give this experience 5 thumb up.👍👍👍👍👍 Awesome tour and the narration was a plus. Recommend for someone looking for a tour and this was very easy to use.
      Written 4 February 2024
    • BelleEsq
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      An awesome tour experience
      Such a great self guided driving tour that we can take our time. The stories were fascinating and the directions were accurate. I also called customer service for technical help and they were helpful and friendly. I’m definitely gongs to use other Shaka guide tours.
      Written 19 January 2024
    • ptjlf
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Great tours at a good price.
      This (Kauai 4 tour Audio Driving Bundle) was the best $30 I have ever spent on vacation. Instead of driving aimlessly relying on word of mouth or travel books, a charismatic “Shaka Guide” showed us great views and obscure interesting sights efficiently & entertaining. Even the music was great. We recommend it highly.
      Written 2 January 2024
    • deetA9796YJ
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      The best!
      It is so helpful to have this tour guide. He also makes it fun to listen. Very, very good to have this app. Will use it again.
      Written 16 December 2023
    • misterp_53
      0 contributions
      2.0 of 5 bubbles
      Disappointed in the Waimea Shaka guide app
      Started the app in KaPaa area, based on prompts after downloading. It played music until we arrived closer to Lawai, the starting point. 1st stop it took us to a residential home address - very frustrating, since we didn't know where it was trying to take us. We finally found the Kauai Coffee Plantation, and went to that. No where near the residential address. We then proceeded from there towards Koloa and some other places along Hwy 50 and 56. Some of the historical background information about Kamehameha was interesting. We stopped at Hanapepe and a few other towns that interested that weren't on the route. It took us several times to turn at the correct road that would take us to Waimea Canyon. The app didn't direct us to the correct road until we were passed the turn... Once on the correct road we did get some more directions to stop at turn outs to take pictures, but only a few of the turn outs were marked clearly. So needless to say we didn't see the waterfalls, we did find the smaller loop trail, and we never found the actual park entrance area that we were supposed to pay for admission to. We did enjoy the scenery at the stops we did exolore, but this $20 spent really wasn't worth it for us. Sorry Shaka, not a good experience for us.
      Written 12 December 2023
    • dugan1965
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Driving tour of beautiful Kauai
      This was a fabulous, inexpensive way to tour the beautiful island of Kauai! Narrator was informative and entertaining! Driving directions clear and easy to follow. Even included places for food and restrooms along the way. Highly recommend!
      Written 10 December 2023
    • MarigoldToronto
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Excellent guide for self drive!
      Excellent guide as you self drive to the canyon. The app allows you to stop more often than a structured tour and keeps you posted on time. Narrator was fantastic giving history as you drive with lots of humour- would definitely use again!
      Written 8 December 2023
    • breathedeeply18
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Great, affordable, interesting tour!
      We rented a camper and downloaded the driving tours to explore Kauai. We were highly impressed at the quality and depth of the narrative, the bridge music, and suggestions offered. We had a few issues getting started with the download but found live, courteous help easily though the app. It was overall easy to use and enhanced our short driving trip greatly. We learned so much about the history, geography and sites to see from this driving tour. Highly recommended.
      Written 9 November 2023
    • 310ambero
      0 contributions
      2.0 of 5 bubbles
      Couldn't listen to this tour. Narrator was terrible.
      I've used another guide app for past trips (Yellowstone, Grand Tetons, Utah's Mighty 5, Canadian Rockies) and have always enjoyed it. I read the positive reviews of Shaka Guide, and I decided to give it a try for something a little different. Neither my husband nor I liked this tour at all. The narrator used a cheesy Hawaiian accent, similar to a 'surfer dude.' The stories were goofy, and the worst part was it was unclear when to turn off for a sight. After one day, I purchased the guide app I used for past trips. It's so much better.
      Written 23 October 2023
    • 1savoy
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Enjoyed the tours!
      We found the audio tour very easy to use…no problems with “turn here” suggestions coming too late to make designated turns. Maybe others were driving too fast? Anyway, lots of good history info we would never have had just driving around and the cost can’t be beat vs an organized tour group. I recommend👍🏻
      Written 23 October 2023
    • rsandie
      0 contributions
      4.0 of 5 bubbles
      Kauai Hawaii
      We rented a car which was very easy to do. Picked it up 2 miles from port. Took a taxi there but the rental car (NU Rental) took us back to port. We drove to Waimea Canyon and then worked our way down the mountain. Most ports of interest were on Hiway 50W . Nice easy drive. Whole thing took about 2 1/2 hours.
      Written 16 October 2023
    • Teleosurd
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Take control of your tour and let the others sit on the bus.
      Very well done. Took a little while to figure it out but after that it worked well. Beats the hell out of a bus tour. You are in control and can stop as often as you like and pick up where you left off.
      Written 14 October 2023
    • donnap674
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      A few days in Kauai
      Mostly a quiet island. Stayed in 2 different locations. Near Kaapa and Waimea First honky tonk beautiful beach walking. Second quiet beautiful black sand beach not for swimming. Did Shaka tours. Lots of information and good directions Plantation train tour, Lydgate Farms tour and Kauai coffee tour. All 3 were good chocolate at Lydgate was the best
      Written 29 September 2023
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    Tricia D
    Spring Creek, NV5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The North shore driving tour was so much fun. We were able to see sites that we would never have known existed. The video tour guide explained so many wonderful things about the Island and the stories were fun and educational! I highly recommend doing the North shore video tour!!
    Written 11 December 2023
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    Mahalo for your review! Don't forget to tell all your friends about it and follow us on social media @shakaguide to share your Shaka Guide experience 🤙😍🤙
    Written 12 December 2023
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    David E
    Boston2 contributions
    1.0 of 5 bubbles
    May 2024 • Family
    Inconsistent. Trouble getting started on one tour. Had to re-download one of the tours, entire process to determine what was wrong and reset took 30 min. The Kapaa tour failed. Tried downloading again and it failed. Again, wasted time, this time an hour. In my humble opinion, better software development would fix the issues we experienced. Advise against spending your time with these.
    Written 7 May 2024
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    Mahalo for providing your valuable feedback. We're sorry to hear you seem to have not enjoyed your Shaka Guide tour. Please reach out to us at aloha@shakaguide.com to provide us a more detailed briefing of your experience and email us a copy of your receipt so we can help you get a refund on your purchase
    Written 8 May 2024
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    petepaw
    Atlanta, GA124 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nov 2021
    Great app!

    FYI, there are not multiple 'starting points', but only one starting point. We drove to an alternative starting point to begin the tour, and the first thing it did was...send us to the other starting point! lol Hey, we were in Hawaii, and it was beautiful, but I'd recommend that they make it clearer.

    I still give the app 5 stars because even though it was the first Shaka tour we did, we quickly figured out how to maximize the app, and it was very enjoyable. You can go here or there and use it as you like.

    Stories are fun, and interesting, and show you things that you'd otherwise miss. Well worth the cost! We ended up getting a second for a different part of the island.

    Even if you are vaccinated (as we were), I’d recommend waiting on a trip to Hawaii until the Covid-related mandates are lifted, as they clearly diminished Hawaii’s “Aloha” spirit. Also, be aware that various amenities are missing and mask mandates are extensive, and extend even to the outdoors (truly, and in practice). You absolutely should not go if you are not vaccinated as most businesses will deny you entry.
    Written 27 December 2021
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