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Address: 5-5070 A KUHIO HWY, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
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+1 808-826-1881
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
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We are a Hawaiian Family owned and operated company specializing in Kayak...

We are a Hawaiian Family owned and operated company specializing in Kayak tours, kayak rentals, surf/SUP lessons, & surf/SUP rentals.

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Great stand up paddle board experience

My husband and I rented stand up paddle boards during our recent trip to Kauai and had a great experience with Kayak Hanalei. The staff was knowledgable and helpful. Equipment was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Beth K
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Urbandale, Iowa

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Urbandale, Iowa
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I rented stand up paddle boards during our recent trip to Kauai and had a great experience with Kayak Hanalei. The staff was knowledgable and helpful. Equipment was in great condition. Good pricing. Great location. Since this was our first time, we spent some time on the river getting the hang of it. We then ventured down... More 

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Thank Beth K
Eagle, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We rented stand up paddle boards from the shop and started our adventure up the river. Before we started the staff gave great tips and instructions to stay dry and handle the board. The views of the river are wonderful, but it does take some effort to go up stream against the current. The cost was very reasonable. We had... More 

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sonora
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Was a lot of fun would have liked to go up river a little bit otherwise we loved it. The guide was a lot of fun and was very knowledgeable.

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Thank jtrocket09
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our kayaking/snorkeling trip on the Hanalei River and the bay with Kayak Hanalei was a great treat that was full of adventure, including historic, local history, coconut harvesting, good lunch and wonderful photos. The trip was tremendously enhanced by our guide, Kolo, a knowlegeable, fun and truly lovely person who is from Hanalei. Ask for him!

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Thank Eric H
Greeley
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Safe and fun: would go with these guys any day! Two of our party were new to kayaking, and our guides made them feel very confident.

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Thank Shawn M
Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Saw lots of fish and a sea turtle. Guides were helpful and knew a of information about the island and the wildlife.

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Princeville, Hawaii
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were warmly greeted in the office, and welcomed even more so by the dock crew. Kalena explaiined the river's currents and directions to us, then prepared us for our trip. There are 2 navigation options: wildlife refuge +- 4 miles or ocean +- 3 miles. We picked the refuge, a bit boring at first, but a great workout; once... More 

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Thank Nilma C
Willows, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our instructor was with us for 2 hours! With his expert tips, we were able to ride the waves within the first few attempts. He taught us how to read and catch the waves, how to easily paddle back and we felt confident after our lesson. The best price and the longest instruction time on the island! There was just... More 

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Thank NurseSueA
Milton, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly staff & great surf lessons. Look forward to our next trip & would defiantly use Kayak Hanalei again!

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Thank Ron D
Mountain View, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

We did kayaking from their private river access in to the river, parked near beach, had fun and snack there and Kayak back. The water is very calm and the location is scenic. It's a good place for beginners. You can also consider kayaking in Wailua river area, it is scenic as well and gives access to secret falls and... More 

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