Kauai
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Our most recommended Kauai Cruises & Boat Tours

  • Kauai: Full-Day Tour with Fern Grotto River Cruise

    1. Kauai: Full-Day Tour with Fern Grotto River Cruise

    Experience the beaches of East Shore, the striking geology of Fern Grotto and the lush Waimea canyon. This tour shows you the spectacular sights of Kauai. Follow your guide for a journey on land, by water. Your day starts as a friendly tour guide picks you up on Kauai's North or East Shore. The comfortable, air-conditioned touring van offers large viewing windows on all sides for you to admire the beaches, mountains, and waterfalls. So make sure to have your camera ready! Arrive at the Wailua River and step aboard a spacious open-air riverboat for a leisurely journey to the Fern Grotto landing. A short walk through the rainforest brings you to one of Kauai's geological wonders, where ferns grow upside down in a natural amphitheater of lava rock. This is the perfect location to be serenaded and entertained by Hawaiian musicians and hula dancers. 

    Domi was one of the best tourist guides I have ever had! He was so knowledgeable and shared the history and culture of Kauai in such a fun way. I would take any tour I could with him and would rate him an “excellent +++!

  • Kauai: Wailua River Kayak & Hiking Tour to Secret Falls

    2. Kauai: Wailua River Kayak & Hiking Tour to Secret Falls

    Your guided kayaking tour will begin as you check-in at the store front to sign your waivers, grab a bottle of complimentary water, and gear up for the kayak and hiking adventure. You will also be provided with a dry-bag to put all your personal belongings in to keep everything dry on the hike. From here, your group will head out with your professional guide to the Wailua River for an epic kayaking and hike adventure. You will paddle the majestic Wailua River, which is the only navigable river in Hawaii. This peaceful river winds through a tropical garden paradise of abundant palms, ferns, flowers and wildlife. Not only will your guide show you the pristine and natural wonderment of the Wailua River, but they will also teach you about the rich history of the area. Soon you will come to the North Fork where you will paddle leisurely through the Garden Isle’s most beautiful jungle river u...

    Good trip. Glad we went. Make sure to bring runners you want to get rid of, or be open to using the ones they have available to borrow...you won’t want your lovely new runners ruined in all the mud!

  • Kauai: Secret Waterfall Paddleboard Adventure

    3. Kauai: Secret Waterfall Paddleboard Adventure

    Explore the rivers and waterfalls of Kauai, Hawaii, on a guided paddleboarding adventure that explores the hidden gems of Kauai. Paddle along the Waialua River and, if the weather and conditions permit, explore even more places. Arrive at the starting location in Kauai to start. Exact locations visited will depend on the abilities of group and weather conditions. With personalized instruction, you will be up and standing on your own in no time. Benefit from a guide with local knowledge of all the must-see hidden locations on Kauai. See and learn about special parts of famous rivers, eatable and native plant species, forests, Hawaiian cultural and historic sites, and more. Your guide is also a trained naturalist and wildlife photographer, so you will have someone with you capturing all your precious memories. Receive five free edited professional photos from your paddleboard adventure.

    Val was very knowledgeable of the area. We all felt safe and well taken care of. He knew lots of history of the area and the plants and flowers. We had a wonderful time and would highly recommend.

  • Kauai: Kayaking Adventure with Photos

    4. Kauai: Kayaking Adventure with Photos

    Enjoy a family-friendly kayak trip at your own pace. Explore all the river has to offer including secret waterfalls, sacred fern grottoes, and local cliff jumping spots. Meet your guide, who is a trained naturalist and wildlife photographer. In addition to showing you the river, they will capture your precious memories in pictures during the adventure. Receive 5 free edited professional photos from the shoot, and potentially more if you write a timely review about your experience. Go on this adventure to explore the natural beauty of Kauai by kayak.

    Beyond the Best. Jen was an incredible guide. My whole family loved her. Her photos were great. The snack she served us was just perfect.

  • Kauai: Personalized Standup Paddle and Yoga Session

    5. Kauai: Personalized Standup Paddle and Yoga Session

    Whether you are gliding on the quiet Kauai bay waters or floating along the tranquil Wailua River, your stand up paddleboarding (SUP) and yoga adventure will offer a tranquil experience for body and mind. SUP, said to have originated in Hawaii centuries ago, is a growing water sport that provides a relaxing experience while challenging your body. Your seasoned instructors will customize your day to your experience level, guiding you safely to the most serene waters for an SUP tour followed by a hatha yoga flow and meditation session. Soak up the breathtaking setting and learn to embrace the element of water surrounding you while you focus on your balance, core, and serenity.  Feel the ebb and flow of the water underneath you as you start with a leisurely paddle to warm up your muscles. Along the way, you might even encounter turtles, dolphins, and whales in the beautiful waters of Kaua...

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What people are saying about Kauai

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 15 reviews

Domi was one of the best tourist guides I have ever had! He was so knowledgeable and shared the history and culture of Kauai in such a fun way. I would take any tour I could with him and would rate him an “excellent +++!

Beyond the Best. Jen was an incredible guide. My whole family loved her. Her photos were great. The snack she served us was just perfect.

Our driver was super! He took us to many places and narrated the whole time. We truly enjoyed the day and recommend him highly!

Great way to learn about Kauai. Domi, our guide was fantastic! We even got to meet his pet Omar the 500lb pig!

Awesome! Chris was great! Loved everything about this!