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Makana Charters and Tours

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“napali coast”(190 reviews)
“boat tour”(68 reviews)
“sea caves”(95 reviews)
Native-Hawaiian owned and operated tours of Kauai's scenic Na Pali Coast. We use spacious catamarans that are large enough to walk around and be stable in the ocean, yet small enough to fit in the many sea caves along the coastline (weather...more
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Hours Today: 7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
4516 Alawai Rd., Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96796
+1 808-201-6373
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had so much fun. It was absolutely a great choice and we loved the crew, their knowledge and kindness.

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Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kinga M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The staff was friendly and got back to us in a timely manner. It was nice to go on a tour with a local family. We learned alot about the area, the history and the beaches.The sites were stunning we saw dolphins and and a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JessicaY759
Reviewed 5 days ago

The best tour guides! They were knowledgeable and funny, they were interacting with all on the tour. Highly recommend this charter and crew!

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank clyde k
Reviewed 5 days ago

Stan the tour host was great! Lots of good information and stories about the coast. The Capt talked out of both sides of his mouth a lot but was kind of funny. But I could see him rubbing some people the wrong way. The lunch...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Relax49595919928
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the tour company to use. The 12 person boat was excellent and Dave & Cameron were superb. No one can navigate a boat better than Dave, and Cameron provides a wealth of knowledge about the history of the coast.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rita P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on this tour not knowing what to expect. Was a nice big boat. Waters were very rough but it was still a great ride. Captain knew the waters very good and the tour guide talked about everything as we went, he was very...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Teemel11
Reviewed 1 week ago

After arriving at the meet up location around 1:40pm, a crew member checked our names off of a list and had us sign a liability waiver. We were boarding the boat around 2:00pm-2:15pm. We got back to the meet up location and hour early (around...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sheree J
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not sure where to start but we got everything we expected out of this tour and more - friendly and knowledgeable crew, healthy food options, snorkeling friendly even for young kids and non swimmers, explored a sea cave, got sprinkled by a waterfall,...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank manojs
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great crew and tour! The guys were very knowledgeable and gave us great views of marine life as well as a closer look at the caves. Great day and fun!

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Companion00761785198
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Nepali coast should be on everyone’s bucket list, it is so beautiful! But, if you’re visiting Kaua’i in December like us, and still want to see the coast, even in high seas - then book this boat! We went out in 6’ seas and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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18 April 2018|
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Response from trailergypsy | Reviewed this property |
As a result of the weather, snorkeling wasn't an option.For snorkeling,, there are lots of great options from shore or a boat around Kauai. During the winter, when we visited, wave action does not allow any boats to go... More
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9 September 2017|
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Response from AN4 | Reviewed this property |
Always moving. We were also on the Na Pali Kai III? It was wonderful. You get to go into the sea caves with them. Snorkeling sightseeing and dolphins in the water, what a treat!! We went on the morning boat.
27 April 2017|
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Response from eubanksrus | Reviewed this property |
Be prepared to keep your child on your lap for 5 hours, and bring a hat for everyone, since half of the seats are in the blazing sun.