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We are a Hawaiian Family owned and operated company specializing in Kayak tours, kayak rentals, surf/SUP lessons, & surf/SUP rentals.
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5-5070 A Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a double kayak for $60 the other day for the afternoon and had a wonderful time. I think it was a very fair price as you get the kayak all day - they even said we could come back, have lunch and then...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ormsongirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an incredible experience with Kaiani! He had so much patience with our 7 yr old daughter and taught her things she still remembered when surfing on Oahu the following week. She was nervous at first, needed a couple rest breaks but by the...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 9 November 2018

This was one of my most favorite activities on the island. Super easy all around, from parking to the boat launch. We rented a double kayak and meandered the Hanalei River. We had some water, snacks, and our camera which were all protected by a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Breezylikethewind
Reviewed 7 November 2018

My husband and I rented a double kayak and had a blast paddling to the ocean and back. It was pretty strenuous, a serious workout for us “old “ people of 60......lol. The office staff were very friendly and explained everything, the dock staff asked...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Teresa M
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

We arrived about noon and got into a tandem kayak. There are two ways you can paddle upstream to a bird sanctuary or down to the Hanalei coast. Both ways the company says should take roughly 2 hours. I guess because we were in a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Storm W
Reviewed 5 November 2018

I can’t speak highly enough of this company and our guide, Kalani was superb. He made sure everyone was well looked after, told us stories about the area and ensured we all had a good time. It was great to paddle out around the bay...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

The Morning Bay Explorer trip is a Very fun kayak excursion, Kayak Hanalei made the process easy, provided us with dry bags and a knowledgeable, entertaining guide and a pretty good lunch. The snorkeling wasn’t the greatest, the water was a bit sandy, not sure...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Shawn S
Reviewed 1 November 2018

This kayak adventure was the most fun we had (the snorkeling alone is amazing) and yet was the cheapest thing we did all week. You get quite the bang for your buck with this one. So much fun and you get a really refreshing lunch...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

This was my husband's first visit to the island. He has always wanted to learn to surf and with the help of Kalani at Kayak Hanalei he was able to have a dream experience come true. He was worn out, but had the most memorable...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Frances M
Reviewed 16 October 2018

My husband and I took our 5 year old son on this kayaking/snorkeling trip. We had assumed that my son would ride with my husband and I would kayak alone, but our guides hooked us up with an extra seat on our 2 person kayak...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
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24 December 2017|
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Response from 843tracyw | Reviewed this property |
With a tour it was a half day adventure approximately 4 hours as it included lunch and a stop for snorkeling but if you were just kayaking the river yourself you may only need a couple hours depending upon your experience as... More
23 December 2016|
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Response from Kayak Hanalei R | Property representative |
Aloha Bill & Debi, Unfortunately, we do not offer car topping of our kayaks as they all go out from our private dock here in Hanalei. We are located on the opposite side of Poipu, which is about 1.5 hours drive... More
3 April 2015|
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Response from debbief289 | Reviewed this property |
We rented SUPs for a couple hours at the end of the day. It gave us enough time to paddle up to the bridge, at a relaxed pace.