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Kauai: Waimea Canyon Tour

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    What to Expect
    • Spouting Horn* -  One of the most photographed spots on Kauai with ocean water spraying like a geyser up to 50 feet in the air.
    • Waimea Canyon*  - Known as the Grand Canyon of the Pacific, was carved out by the Waimea River and the collapse of a volcano. The rich colors of the red soil and the lush greenery are a spectacular site to see.
    • Hanapepe Valley Lookout*  - A picturesque view of the lush tropical valley that was once a Hawaiian taro farming community with some of the taro patches still being farmed today.
    • Queen Victoria’s Profile Haupu Mountain range offers a profile of the British Queen Victoria.
    • Waimea Town - This once historic seaport town is where the first European explorer landed, was home to the island’s last sugar plantation and today is the backyard to high tech companies and small businesses.
    • Russian Fort Elizabeth - The last Russian Fort on the Hawaiian Islands.
    • Koloa Town - From some of the oldest buildings in the state to the rich history of Hawaii’s first and successful Sugar Plantation, discover how this main port of entry was a favorite amongst the whaling fleet.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Hotel Pick-Up. Guests must ensure that the tour company has their hotel information 24 hours prior to the scheduled tour.
    • Hotel Pickups: 7:45 am – 8:45 am
    • Hotel Returns: 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
    Departure Time
    7:00 AM
    7h 30m
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Driver/guide
    • Hotel drop-off (selected hotels only)
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - Waimea Canyon State Park
    • Entry/Admission - Russian Fort Elizabeth State Historical Park
    • Lunch
    • Gratuities
    • NO pickup transportation provided in the Saint Regis Princeville Resort area. Rental car required to meet the tour bus.
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Due to limited availability, we require that ADA vehicle reservations be made a minimum of 48 hours prior to date and time of service. We will make all reasonable attempts to accommodate the needs of the disabled traveler.
    • For electric wheelchairs or scooters: The combined weight of the wheelchair and guest cannot exceed 500 lbs, the maximum width of the wheelchair cannot exceed 29 inches.
    • Wear walking shoes and dress comfortably.
    • Locations/Routes may be modified due to National Park Advisories.
    • Lunch is available for purchase - location varies.
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Our guide was difficult to understand and he didn’t answer our questions. I’m not sure if he was hard of hearing or if he didn’t know the answers to our questions, but he just ignored us. He came across as very disengaged. The tour was supposed to be a full day and return us
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    Response from GKMIV, Manager at Kauai: Waimea Canyon Tour
    Responded 06 Nov 2019
    Aloha Stan B, Thank you for your review. I sorry you didn't enjoy our tour. I would like to investigate what happened so that this doesn't happen again. Can you let me know what day you attended the tour. This will help me investigate what happened. Mahalo,
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    Waimea Canyon is an amazing place to see a different world. There are so many hiking trails that will suit any level. Stop in at the camping ground and the lovely lady there will help you decide what is right for you. The views are spectacular and the walk is invigorating. This
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    We took a drive up into the Canyon area. There are several pull off spots where you can get a great view. We did not go all the way up but still go a good look at the Canyon. It does remind you of the Grand Canyon, only smaller. Very pretty - highly recommend
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    About the operator
    By: Robert's Hawaii
    Rodney A
    San Diego, California
    Beautiful drive and views
    Take your time and drive the entire length and past the canyon. Many places to pull off to take in the beauty and
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    Argyle, Texas
    So beautiful
    We took a small group tour to Waimea Canyon and the Fern Grotto, it was a perfect day with Larry as our driver and
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    Hershey, Pennsylvania
    Great experience
    The Waimea Canyon reminded me a bit of the Grand Canyon but with trees. Kuaui is basically a huge volcano with the
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    London, Canada
    Good tour
    Had Larry as a tour guide and he was an engaging host tour covered a fairly broad stretch of the island. My only
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    Little River, South Carolina
    Beautiful view of Waimea Canyon
    Great trip to the Canyon and Fern Grotto! Our guide Michelle was very informative on the history of the Island.
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    Tacoma, Washington
    Stunning Waimea Canyon
    I can only review Waimea Canyon as definitely an easy drive to reach and appreciate. We didn’t go to Fern Grotto
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    Alice Springs, Australia
    Amazing Tour
    If you want a really interesting and informative tour to visit one of the most amazing sights you will see in your
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    Burlington, Canada
    Fantastic day!!!!!!!
    Our entire family absolutely enjoyed everything from the hotel pickup to the return fight, the bus tour the Grotto
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    Westmont, Illinois
    Movie Tour
    We did the movie tour with Wendy as our guide. We thought this was more than a movie tour. We saw the east and
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    Ms. Pam Cook
    We loved our trip with Marilyn! She was on time, friendly, very knowledgeable and informative commentary of island
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