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Captain Na Pali Adventures, Inc.

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Address: Kikiaola Harbor, One Mile Passed Waimeia, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96796
Phone Number: +1 808-338-9818
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Snorkel the majestic Na Pali coast of Kauai off of Captain Na Pali's...

Snorkel the majestic Na Pali coast of Kauai off of Captain Na Pali's zodiac. Ride alongside dolphins, turtles, and whales with unbelievable vistas from every angle. Explore sea caves, visit remote beaches, waterfalls, and more!

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The Best thing we did while on Kauia!

Captain Joe and Jennifer (his daughter) made us feel welcome from the start. He was clearly a skilled captain and new exactly what he was doing with the boat, even in extremely... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 October 2016
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Muncie, Indiana
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Muncie, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Captain Joe and Jennifer (his daughter) made us feel welcome from the start. He was clearly a skilled captain and new exactly what he was doing with the boat, even in extremely rough waters. I never felt uncomfortable or scared. He was also very knowledgeable of the island's history and background, which was very interesting. He made sure to get... More 

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joe6511, Manager at Captain Na Pali Adventures, Inc., responded to this review

Aloha Kiley, I remember the morning you and your cousin Shae joined our tour! It was an adventurous day and you were both laughing the whole time, enjoying the ride! That's what the adventure tour is all about! It's fun, safe, and the scenery and wildlife are breathtaking! Mahalo for coming with us and for your kind words! See you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We loved our adventure with Captain Andy's Na Pali coast thrill ride. We had eight in our group from 31 to 71 and we had a blast. We enjoy outdoor adventure not just leisure so we thought this would be right up our alley and it was. We love our comedic Captain Aaron and his trusty sidekick Kamalei. We learned... More 

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Old Greenwich, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

This has been a great trip! Captain Abe was a great instructor and told us about all the different mountains and explained about the different movies that they had filmed there. Really happy I took this tour with my mom and sister. I also have to say that this was fun for me ( as a kid ) to ride... More 

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Whittier, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

From the time that we arrived and Jennifer met us in the parking lot to Captain Joe's excellent boating skills this trip was the best ever. We saw spinner dolphins , lots of fish while snorkeling, sea caves and spectacular scenery along the coast. This company makes you feel like family and even provides a dry bag. The zodiac boat... More 

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joe6511, Owner at Captain Na Pali Adventures, Inc., responded to this review

I am glad you enjoyed every minute of the experience! Jennifer does a great job and we always strive to keep our passengers feeling comfortable and having fun! You said it best, the scenery is spectacular and all the marine life along the way is equally as spectacular. Mahalo for joining us on a morning tour and for your awesome... More 

Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

I have done this type of tour twice now, the last time approximately 3 years ago and with another company...this one was better. Look, any rafting tour with beach landing taking off from the small boat harbor near Waimea will give you awesome views of the Napali coast, opportunities to see dolphins and sea turtles, the ability to explore sea... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went on this excursion July 2016. It was beautiful and we had fun, but it is not for everyone. The small boat came crashing down from large waves many times, and were extremely sore the next day. It requires arm, core, and leg strength to save your whole body from taking the impact of landing. I... More 

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joe6511, Owner at Captain Na Pali Adventures, Inc., responded to this review

It is great to hear that despite the adventurous ride that you and your boyfriend enjoyed yourselves on your trip! Every day can be a different out there on the water and all activities are water conditions permitting but it sounds like you got to experience it all! Even going in the sea caves! :) We do agree that the... More 

Romeoville, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Can't say enough about how beautiful the trip was, we had dolphins swimming with the ship, the colors and the views are awesome we had a beautiful day I think it might have been a little bit uncomfortable if the waves were real choppy but they weren't, free drinks food was excellent we had filet and shrimp my wife was... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

We had an amazing time on the raft tour with Captain Napali Adventures. Booking with them was extremely easy. Capt. Joe and his daughter Jennifer make a great team and very talented. I especially respected their consideration for non-swimmers like myself, for the first time i did not feel judged for not being part of the snorkeling fun. I half... More 

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joe6511, Manager at Captain Na Pali Adventures, Inc., responded to this review

Aloha, We love to hear you enjoyed the dolphins, scenery, and sea caves, but most importantly that you felt safe and comfortable the whole time! :) Swimmers or not are welcome on the boat and it's better to know your limits - we don't make you do anything you don't want to do! Thank you for your review, and see... More 

Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

We had a great day on the water. It started out with the spinner dolphins - I love watching them jump out of the water. The ride was approximately 5 hours. You do get wet and there are some hard bumps. But, the views are amazing. You will snorkel and have some light lunch. Captain Joe knows quite a bit... More 

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joe6511, Manager at Captain Na Pali Adventures, Inc., responded to this review

Looking forward to having you back again, Jack! The Na Pali Coast never gets old - neither do the Dolphins! Thank you for taking your time to write this review. Captain Joe is very knowledgable about the coastline and history of the islands, as well as experienced on the water! We are delighted that you enjoyed your day on the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

This was our safest and easiest way to see the Na Pali coastline. We recommend the trip, but definitely take your motion sickness even if you're slightly considering it! The medicine will make your trip much better!

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joe6511, Manager at Captain Na Pali Adventures, Inc., responded to this review

Only two ways to see everything we saw, boat or helicopter! Helicopter is fun, but the zodiac ride is definitely the most up close and personal! I also recommend anyone who is prone to motion sickness to take necessary measures - there are lots of them these days! While some people do feel funny, i find that the zodiac style... More 

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