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Na Pali Coast State Park

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Address: Wainiha, Kauai, HI 96746
Phone Number: +1 808-335-6833

A scenic area offering beautiful beaches and dramatic cliffs.

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Na Pali Coast Snorkel and Rafting Adventure
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Snorkel and Sightseeing Tour on the Na Pali Explorer

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A must see on Kauai

Whether you see it from the sea or air, this is at the top of the Kauai bucket list, along with the Waimea Canyon. We elected the sea cruise option as we are big snorkelers, and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Belleville, Canada
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Belleville, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Whether you see it from the sea or air, this is at the top of the Kauai bucket list, along with the Waimea Canyon. We elected the sea cruise option as we are big snorkelers, and we weren't disappointed, seeing turtles, dolphins and whales along the way. It's also a very comfortable way to travel as there are bathrooms, food... More 

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West Linn, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked a helicopter ride on Sunshine helicopters from Princeville airport so I could see the Na Pali coast in all its splendor. The formation of the of the sharp peaks and valleys covered in greenery from the air was amazing. Watching the waves form and come crashing into the shore as we flew along the coast. I had also... More 

Thank Jennifer K
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our crew--Sterling, Bobby, and Luke--did an outstanding job on a nicely appointed vessel and we walked away very pleased with our decision to go on a boat ride with Capt. Andy's. If you are on the fence, book the trip. You won't regret it.

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Hillsborough, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hate to be cheesy but breathtaking pretty much sums it up. Yes, it's well known and visited by many, but it truly is an amazing spot. If you have a pair of throwaway shoes or or shoes you don't mind permanently colored sandy red, should definitely hike in. Have young kids or just not in shape? take a helicopter tour.... More 

Thank alxsuh
Colville, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Na Pali coast is magical, must see! You need to visit this wonder somehow, by hiking, boating, or flying. This may be the most beautiful place on our planet. Do not forget to take your camera equipment!

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Silver Spring, MD
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I got our best views from a helicopter tour...to me the best way to really see everything and even get down deep into the crevices (a boat ride is another good option). The landscape is stunning! We also drove to Ke'e Beach at the end of the road and is also where you will find the start... More 

Thank hikerchick10
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had this dinner/sunset tour booked in my vacation package and i am so glad i did. This cruise was fantastic! They serve you appetizers, drinks and dinner all while sailing on the pacific on a big motorized catamaran. The staff and captain were fantastical. It was a pleasure getting to know Jess. Make sure to wear clothes you dont... More 

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Anderson, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Na Pali Coast is beautiful. Not going to see it unless you take a boat ride, a helicopter ride, or hike two days. Did try to see it from the top of Waimea Canyon (end of road) but usually clouds keep it from view. since you are at 5100 ft. They say the best time to get to see it... More 

Thank Chris3081
Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Na Pali Coast via Na Pali Coast Catamaran. It was amazing! We saw 2 pods of dolphins along the way (an added bonus)! The coast is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places I've ever seen!! I cannot imagine that a view from a helicopter would come anywhere near the views we had from the catamaran. The... More 

Thank lunatoke
Veracruz, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I did a day hike in the Na Pali Coast NP and it was my highlight of Kauai. The view are amazing. Make sure to carry enough water! The beach at the entrance to the NP is the perfect place to watch the sunset! Highly recommended.

Thank Chivis R

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