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Kauai Backcountry Adventures

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Address: Highway 56, Hanamaulu, Kauai, HI 96715
Phone Number: +1 808-245-2506
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Such a fun little adventure. Our 5 and 7 year old loved this activity. Awesome scenery and the tunnels, probably 70% of your ride, are quite amazing. You spend probably a little... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Trevor H
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Bismarck ND
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Anchorage, Alaska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had heard mixed reviews of this. Here's the thing...go into this with the knowledge that this is NOT a thrill ride. Sit back, enjoy the gentle ride and the information the guides give you about the area and the plants. Our kids loved the ride through the tunnels. The 1 hour ride was just the right amount. It is... More 

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Bismarck ND
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Such a fun little adventure. Our 5 and 7 year old loved this activity. Awesome scenery and the tunnels, probably 70% of your ride, are quite amazing. You spend probably a little over an hr in the actual water. The guides are friendly and informative and the end of the trip picnic is in a scenic little spot. Highly recommended... More 

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Livermore, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I booked a ziplining tour with Kauai Backcountry for our honeymoon, and we were so glad that we did! We were worried that it was going to get rained out, but the tour was still on. When we got to the first zipline, it was a complete downpour and very windy. However, our guides assured us that... More 

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Roscoe, Illinois
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Even with the weather less than optimum, this was a really, REALLY fun thing to do! It really didn't matter that it was raining, we were getting wet and having fun anyway! Our guides were terrific! Lu-he was great and his partner, PJ, played the ukulele as we travelled through the tunnels which was fantastic! GREAT guys, great guides who... More 

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Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very well organised company and a must do in Kauai. Our guide, BJ was gem for information - he's a real comedian and the bus trip with him alone was worth it!! The tubing might seem a bit tame for some people but all ages on our trip enjoyed the adventure. Thanks Kauai Backcountry Adventures for also fitting both my... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Initially I was worried about the tunnels for my 6 year old but the staff were amazing about explaining the rafts and the safety checks. All kids wear lifejackets (provided) and helmets. It helped that it was a small group so we could keep track of our boys while we rafted down. They are 6 and 8 and LOVED every... More 

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Park City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I couldn't have been more happy with this tour. The scenery was breath taking, the tubing was easy yet very adventurous. The guides were friendly, funny and very helpful. Every time we visit this island, this is something we will do!

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our family age range was 7 to 74 and every one of us thoroughly enjoyed this tubing adventure and put it at the top of our list of fun! We will definitely do this again when we return and highly recommend it to anyone on the island. The guides were friendly, knowledgeable and kept safety and fun as their priorities.... More 

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Billings
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had so much fun! My 9 year old niece was a little nervous about the tunnels, but in the end said it was GREAT! The guides were super nice and fun.

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San Francisco
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The tubing trip was more exciting than anticipated. The route combines gentle floating and flume-style adventure through 5 tunnels on this once-upon-a-time irrigation system for the sugar cane plantation of yore. The guides were excellent and added something to the experience. I would not hesitate to go again...tomorrow!

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