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The kayak/snorkle tour was great! We brought our ten year old daughters and they really enjoyed... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago
j0nathannagy
Nice paddle

We decided to do the after 1:00 paddle and get a discount. We rented two double kayaks. Staff... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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We are a Hawaiian Family owned and operated company specializing in Kayak tours, kayak rentals, surf/SUP lessons, & surf/SUP rentals.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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5-5070 A Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The kayak/snorkle tour was great! We brought our ten year old daughters and they really enjoyed it. A

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to do the after 1:00 paddle and get a discount. We rented two double kayaks. Staff were very nice and the equipment was in good shape. The ramp onto and off the water was excellent. It’s not a leisurely paddle though. The current...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wasn't sure what to expect after reading mixed reviews. Exceeded our expectations. We wanted something fun and easy. Excellent and entertaining guides. Would do it again.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My first time sea kayaking and it was a blast!! Lots of work paddling but well worth it. The hosts were terrific in giving us information on the area and helping us get through the rough spots. This is a fun activity and I hope...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time me and my friend was trying to surf. We had a good instructor, he did pay attention to us, if we where okay with everything. He told us some intresting things about the mountains behind us and other stuff. It was the bedst...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wish we had more time to enjoy, but only had 1.5 hrs free time in the schedule. We dropped in, met the nicest people in the world in the office, only to be topped my the nicest people in the world on the launch deck....More

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Reviewed 17 May 2018

We had an excellent time! Our guide was great. Kayaking to Hanalei Bay and then snorkeling was definitely a high light of our trip. We got to see sea turtles while kayaking and snorkeling!

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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We had so much fun kayaking up the Hanalei river. The staff was very friendly and took great care of us.

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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Thankful for the fun and knowledgeable tour guides. Everyone in our group had a blast, from young to old!

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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

There are a number of kayaking companies on Kauai, but many require group tours, have limited availability, or require that you transport the kayaks or paddle boards on your car. Kayak Hannalei is located right on the river. The staff are helpful, friendly, and efficient....More

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Trevor808
24 December 2017|
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Response from Tracy W | Reviewed this property |
With a tour it was a half day adventure approximately 4 hours as it included lunch and a stop for snorkeling but if you were just kayaking the river yourself you may only need a couple hours depending upon your experience as... More
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surfer6
23 December 2016|
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Response from Kayak Hanalei R | Property representative |
Aloha Bill & Debi, Unfortunately, we do not offer car topping of our kayaks as they all go out from our private dock here in Hanalei. We are located on the opposite side of Poipu, which is about 1.5 hours drive... More
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Ted P
4 April 2015|
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Response from debbief289 | Reviewed this property |
We rented SUPs for a couple hours at the end of the day. It gave us enough time to paddle up to the bridge, at a relaxed pace.
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