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Kauai: Wailua River Kayak & Hiking Tour to Secret Falls

1. Kauai: Wailua River Kayak & Hiking Tour to Secret Falls

Your guided kayaking tour will begin as you check-in at the store front to sign your waivers, grab a bottle of complimentary water, and gear up for the kayak and hiking adventure. You will also be provided with a dry-bag to put all your personal belongings in to keep everything dry on the hike. From here, your group will head out with your professional guide to the Wailua River for an epic kayaking and hike adventure. You will paddle the majestic Wailua River, which is the only navigable river in Hawaii. This peaceful river winds through a tropical garden paradise of abundant palms, ferns, flowers and wildlife. Not only will your guide show you the pristine and natural wonderment of the Wailua River, but they will also teach you about the rich history of the area. Soon you will come to the North Fork where you will paddle leisurely through the Garden Isle’s most beautiful jungle river until you come to the trail head for Secret Falls. Here, you will dock up your kayak before heading out on a moderate hike through the Wailua Rainforest, the original home of the first Hawaiians. These original explorers of the island paddled from the Marquesas Islands to Kauai almost 1,500 years ago. You will hear about the legends of Hawaii and learn about the flora and fauna of Kauai’s most sacred area. Hike through Kauai rainforest to the beautiful Secret Falls. The final portion of your hike is to the enchanting Uluwehi Waterfall, which descends 125 feet into a natural pool surrounded by rocks and rainforest. You can take a refreshing dip and play in the pool while your guide prepares your picnic lunch for you and your crew. When booking, please select a sandwich option: • Turkey Rose: Rosemary mayo on whole wheat, tomato sprouts • Ham & Cheese: Cheddar on whole wheat, tomato sprouts • Veggie: Hummus on multi-grain, cucumber, black olives, tomato, sprouts • Turkey Rose on Lettuce wrap: Rosemary mayo on lettuce wrap, tomato sprouts • Ham & Cheese on Lettuce wrap: Cheddar on lettuce wrap, tomato sprouts • Veggie on Lettuce Wrap: Hummus on lettuce wrap, cucumber, black olives, tomato, sprouts

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Kauai: Wailua River Kayaking in Paradise Trip

2. Kauai: Wailua River Kayaking in Paradise Trip

Soak up the sun in paradise and get up close with native animals like turtles and fish on a guided kayaking trip in Kauai that you won’t forget. Experience a day like no other out in the ocean; see the Kauai Lagoons, Anini Beach Park, and the Wailua River. Meet your guide at the Keālia Beach Park, a popular spot for everyday locals and seasoned surfers alike. Receive a kayak and head out to take advantage of the beauty of the so-called Garden Isle. With your vessel, you'll have access to all the secret locations on Kauai including the Wailua River, Na Pali Coast, and the one-of-a-kind lagoons on Kauai like Anini Beach Park. There is no need to lug your watercraft on your car; all the hard work is done for you. Explore at your own pace and, when you're ready, head back in to drop off your kayak rental. 

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Kauai: Private Kayaking Adventure with Photos

3. Kauai: Private Kayaking Adventure with Photos

Enjoy a family-friendly kayak trip at your own pace. Explore all the river has to offer including secret waterfalls, sacred fern grottoes, and local cliff jumping spots. Meet your guide, who is a trained naturalist and wildlife photographer. In addition to showing you the river, they will capture your precious memories in pictures during the adventure. Receive 5 free edited professional photos from the shoot, and potentially more if you write a timely review about your experience. Go on this adventure to explore the natural beauty of Kauai by kayak.

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What people are saying about Kauai

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 3 reviews

We totally enjoyed kayaking. We loaded up our group and off we went. We stopped and pulled the kayaks up on shore and took a trail to a beautiful waterfall that your able to swim in. They provided lunch while sitting and relaxing by the falls. Only way to see the falls is to kayak and then Hike. The hike was easy. Our guide was wonderful. Trails were great. We accidentally booked two activities For the same day. We had to reschedule the kayaking and hiking trip for the next day. They were very accommodating. We would have lost our money if they had no openings for another day. Luckily we went in January so it wasn’t as busy as it normally is. Would definitely do this activity again

Highly recommend!!! Loved it!! (We are over 70 and a bit out of condition, so the Kayak portion was a tad long for us). GREAT GUIDE, Nathan!! Loved the hike and the waterfall, but know that you WILL get wet.

Amazing trip!!! Beautiful views, rough hike with the muddy trails, but so worth it getting to the waterfall. Nathan our guide was fantastic and knowledgeable about the island.

Matt had great knowledge of the area. The whole trip was great. Kayaking was nice. Bike was beautiful. Muddy and slippery but fun.

It was wonderful. Our guide, John, gave a great explanation of what we’d be doing, so that we could be prepared.