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Kayak Adventures

440 Aleka Pl, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1420
+1 866-826-2505
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Guided Kayak Adventure on the Wailua River
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Kayak Adventures has been established since 1996. We are an all inclusive quality, guided tour company. I am blessed as an owner to have such great guides and employees. We have become a true ohana (family)over the years. Safety is our #1 priority along with exceptional customer service and an unforgettable experience with your guide. Chris & Thomas have been guiding since 2004, Davey & Andy since 2008, Kahi & Christian since 2010, Matt & Jeremy since 2014. We welcome our new guides: Ryan, Austin, Scott & Nathan. I have an amazing team which also includes our customer service department. When contacting us via phone or email, you will either speak with my niece, Brittany, Sheila, Elana or me. We will make you feel welcome when you visit our shop and check-in for your kayak tour. Aloha and hope to see you soon on Kauai! God Bless! Gayle Mitzel, owner. PLEASE BE ADVISED AT ANY TIME TRAIL CONDITIONS CAN CHANGE DUE TO EXCESS RAIN IN THE WAILUA VALLEY. GUESTS ARE EXPOSED TO STREAM CROSSINGS, STEPPING OVER ROOTS AND ROCKS ALONG THE TRAIL. TRAIL CONDITIONS CAN BE MUDDY AND SLIPPERY AFTER NIGHTS OF RAINFALL. PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CALL US IF YOU HAVE ANY CONCERNS BEFORE YOU BOOK YOUR TRIP DIRECTLY WITH US OR THROUGH YOUR CONCIERGE. PROPER FOOTWEAR IS A MUST! NO FLIP-FLOPS OR CROCS! SNEAKERS, HIKING SANDALS WORK BEST OR WATER SHOES. GUESTS MUST BE IN PHYSICAL CONDITION TO DO THIS TOUR ROUND TRIP: 4 MILES OF KAYAKING AND 2 MILES OF HIKING. WE WANT EVERYONE WHO GOES OUT WITH US TO HAVE A WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE! MAHALO :)
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440 Aleka Pl, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1420
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Reviewed 19 July 2016

Had an awesome day with my wife and daughter taking a kayak down the river, hiking through the jungle and ending up at an awesome waterfall. What a life time dream to check off our bucket list. The tour guide Christian was wonderful. Fun, informative...More

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Reviewed 18 July 2016

Christian was awesome! He shared so much information about the land, informed us about what kind of rocks and trees were around us, gave us history on how they were used and what for. Always checked up on the group making sure we were enjoying...More

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KayakAdventuresKauai, Reservation Staff at Kayak Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2016

Thank you for coming out with us, I am glad that you had a awesome experience celebrating your anniversary! Christian loves to play his ukulele and sing not only with his guests, but seems he likes doing it for anyone and everyone. Have a wonderful...More

Reviewed 17 July 2016

The paddle up-river was great as Christian stayed with my husband and I and shared the history of Hawaii. He was so much more informative than the books I've read as he is a native who spent time studying. His love of the Island continued...More

Thank Julie F
KayakAdventuresKauai, Reservation Staff at Kayak Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2016

Awesome! Christian definitely has a lot of interesting information and stories about the whole island. Have a wonderful day and god bless you! Sheila Fernandez

Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Fun kayak and hike to a beautiful waterfall. Warning hike path is very muddy and slippery. Guide was Nathan and he was very nice and informational.

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KayakAdventuresKauai, Reservation staff at Kayak Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2016

Thank you for coming out with us! I'm glad that Nathan was very informational and shared a lot's of history with you! Have a wonderful day and god bless you! Sheila Fernandez

Reviewed 10 July 2016

Great time!! Christian is awesome! We loved his stories and he did a great job making everyone happy. Very fun way to spend the day

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KayakAdventuresKauai, Owner at Kayak Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2016

Aloha, YAY! We love hearing that our guests have a great time with Christian! Mahalo & God Bless you! Gayle I. Mitzel

Reviewed 10 July 2016

Both the kayaking and hiking parts of this tour were great. Our guide, Ryan, was helpful and knowledgeable. We thoroughly enjoyed our morning!More

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KayakAdventuresKauai, Owner at Kayak Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2016

Aloha, We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your tour with Ryan. He is a teacher and has studied Hawaiian history & culture. The Wailua Valley is absolutely beautiful this time of year! Thanks for spending your day with us! God bless you! Gayle...More

Reviewed 10 July 2016

Had a wonderful time! Easy pace for the journey. I have a couple of younger kids and no one made us feel rushed. Our tour guide Scott was outstanding! Stopped and explained many of the various plants and Their uses in Hawaiian culture. He also...More

Thank Gregory D
KayakAdventuresKauai, Owner at Kayak Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2016

Aloha Gregory, So happy to hear you and your younger kids had a wonderful time with Scott! He is one of our newest additions to the Kayak Adventures family and we are really blessed to have him on board! He loves Kauai and it shows...More

Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

We went with our two kids on July 9th, and everybody loved it. The hike is slippery, so be careful, but the waterfall is worth it. Our guide was very knowledgeable and shared a great deal of Hawaiian history along the way. So glad we...More

Thank Sarah K
KayakAdventuresKauai, Owner at Kayak Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2016

Aloha Sarah K, Glad to hear you and your kids had a great adventure with your tour guide! The hike can be muddy and slippery at times if we have excess rainfall the night before in the valley. Proper footwear is a must: Hiking sandals...More

Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

I took my husband and son on this adventure. My husband had a really difficult time with the hiking, but it was very muddy and everyone had some difficulty with it. We needed a tow up the river as it was our first time in...More

Thank Esther J
KayakAdventuresKauai, Owner at Kayak Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2016

Aloha Esther, Thank you for highly recommending our company! Your family was definitely in excellent care with Ryan and his son, Kanoa. Ryan is a teacher, who has studied Hawaiian history and culture. I will make sure I tell Kanoa that your son, Robert, said...More

Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Our guide Christian was an amazing tour guide and extremely attentive to everyone's needs. He was extremely knowledgeable about the Hawaiian history and our journey was educational and entertaining. We had a great time and would do this again. I recommend you ask for Christian...More

Thank Cometken
KayakAdventuresKauai, Owner at Kayak Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2016

Aloha, Thank you for your review on our company and our guide, Christian is an amazing tour guide who is extremely attentive to everyone's needs. He is local and loves to share his knowledge on the Hawaiian history, culture, flora & fauna. He likes to...More

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LiloPa
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Response from Rick S | Reviewed this property |
The Kayaks are 2 person, the kayak trip is the same, sometimes the guide will take a slightly different route on the way back during the hike, as far as the weather is really hard to say. It well worth it and worth the... More
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Sherri L
7 February 2016|
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Response from Rick S | Reviewed this property |
You want closed toed shoes and something that laces or straps good and tight, If it's muddy it will pull (suck) the shoes off your feet during the hike if they are not tight or something you can tighten, but you also want a... More
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We have a timeshare with the Westin Villas in Princeville so we stayed there for two glorious weeks - every other year.
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