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North Shore Private Charters

4270 Kilauea Rd, Kilauea, Kauai, HI 96754-5239
+1 808-828-1379
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Best Na Pali Rafting Tour on the North Shore of Kauai

I am a full time Kauai concierge and I only recommend booking with North Shore Charters for your... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
KauaiByStephanie
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Kauai, Hawaii
Stunning, amazing experinece

This trip was absolutely our highlight of Kauai. Not only is the coastline dramatic and stunning... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
OnnieMelbourne
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Melbourne
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  • Average1%
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“captain gary” (10 reviews)
“sea caves” (43 reviews)
“anini beach” (19 reviews)
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4270 Kilauea Rd, Kilauea, Kauai, HI 96754-5239
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+1 808-828-1379
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I am a full time Kauai concierge and I only recommend booking with North Shore Charters for your Kauai North Shore stay. It's a fun/fast boat that will get you in all of the caves when water conditions allow. Time after time they have never...More

Thank KauaiByStephanie
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This trip was absolutely our highlight of Kauai. Not only is the coastline dramatic and stunning beyond belief but the experience of riding in the zodiac was the absolute icing on the cake for us. Myself, husband and teenage sons had a ball. Sean was...More

Thank OnnieMelbourne
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family of six had the best time on the morning tour 3 weeks ago. Booking with Janelle was such a pleasure. Our captain navigated the waters with great care, and he and his assistant were very informative and friendly! The snorkeling was fantastic as...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I originally planned on taking a catamaran with a different company, but got cancelled on, and how lucky i was! While the idea of riding a zodiac for a few hours concerned me, it ended up being a blast, as not only were the sights...More

Thank Avi L
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great way to see the napali coast. Staff at the office was very nice. Captain Gary, and Mikey were great. I did read some of the bad reviews, and they were mostly about the boat. This is a 27 foot zodiac boat. I thought the...More

Thank Scott P
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Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

What an amazing morning we had on the NaPali coast on this tour! Shawn and Kai were great tour guides/hosts, the NaPali coast is spectacular, and snorkeling with sea turtles and the beautiful fish was the highlight of the day. The sea caves were breathtaking....More

Thank Doreen M
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Thanks to the team at North Shore Charters for a truly brilliant tour of the Na Pali coast. Janelle is not only friendly and polite but is also very efficient and helpful. The coastline is stunning but the experience was topped off by Gary and...More

Thank SJB236
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

I visit Kaua'i every year for 6 to 8 weeks and I always take a trip down the coast with North Shore Charters. Everything is organised exceptionally well. Once you have checked in at the Kilauea office, Janelle will provide dry bags for every passenger....More

Thank Tim H
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

we, two 60ish couples, did their 27' inflatable boat tour of the Nepali coast. Everyone was really great, Janelle in the front office kept in touch often (we stayed on the south shore for hour and a half drive) Captain Sean and mate Mattie were...More

Thank Michael O
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

My family and I had a wonderful day seeing the beauty of the Na Pali Coast. We went into all the caves, had dolphins swim with our boat. I highly recommend North Shore Charters! Wonderful tour guides!!

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mtec
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I did this tour off this same beach 5 years ago, but it was a bigger boat. Can someone give me some tips about these smaller boats. Since it's open (the boat I was on had a canopy) any suggestions about smart... More
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