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Kauai Waimea Canyon Experience

From US$85,36
  • Get the best views at selected lookout points
  • Learn lesser-known geological details from your guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Kauai Waimea Canyon Experience
From US$85,36
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Kauai Waimea Canyon Experience
From US$85,36
Take the hassle out of travel planning and driving, and simply relax while immersing yourself in the natural splendor of Kauai’s Waimea Canyon on this full-day guided tour. Learn about the geology and history of the site Mark Twain dubbed "the Grand Canyon of the Pacific," explore the historic town of Hanapepe, marvel at Spouting Horn blowhole, and take advantage of multiple dramatic photo opportunities along the way.
What to Expect
Your tour begins with an early morning pickup from your hotel. Board the comfortable air-conditioned coach and head out on the road.

Learn about Kauai's history and culture as you make your way west to Waimea Canyon. Pass first through the historic town of Hanapepe, one-time home to many WWII soldiers and a popular filming location, then continue on to Spouting Horn, a natural blowhole where you can see plumes of seawater shoot into the air. Then it's time to take a break for lunch at a local restaurant (own expense).

As you travel up to the edge of Waimea Canyon, marvel as the tropical landscape gives way to a red clay desert of rocky basalt outcroppings. Make a few photo stops along the way, then soak up the scenery at the top of the canyon while gazing down into the cavernous expanse of layered red lava rock.

After winding your way back out of the canyon, your tour concludes with a. drop-off back at your hotel.

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1 - 5 of 8 reviews

Reviewed 12 April 2018

Beauty and grand. Was amazed this was 45bmins from our hotel. Need to go as early as possible because clouds and rain will move in late morning.

Thank Donovan J
Reviewed 9 April 2018
Little Grand Canyon

We were pleasantly surprised that all the build up was true. It is beautiful and worth the drive. The clouds were not filling the valley when we arrived but the started showing up by the time we left.

Thank Mindy G
Reviewed 29 March 2018
Another great view and trip

We went there after am visit a water based tour and was blessed with great weather one turn was better than the next... each vista was super the views that almost looked unreal. LOVE THIS PLACE>

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 28 March 2018
Worst waste of money and time ever.

The trip starts with a stop at Spouting Horn which was very impressive. We then stopped at a souvenir shop which is totally unacceptable for a sightseeing tour. We then went up to the canyon which was a nice view. Our final stop was a...More

2  Thank Pugglesmom
KainaluK, Manager at Polynesian Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We're glad that you enjoyed viewing the Spouting Horn. The brief stop at Mariko's is intended for guests to use the restroom and purchase snacks if needed. But we apologize that the tour didn't meet...More

Reviewed 7 March 2018
Very Good Experience

This was a very good tour and Sam even serenaded us with his Ukulele at an unscheduled stop at the Swinging Bridge. Was a little crowded because the cruise ships were in dock, but still an excellent experience.

Thank McCStve
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