Cruise Hawaii’s only navigable river on the Alii Kayaks Wailua River tour.
The legendary Wailua River welcomes vacationers and outdoor adventure seekers from around the world. Let the river guides of this amazing kayak expedition share with you the beauty of the land and the spirit of aloha. This twenty mile stretch of river is sacred to the Hawaiian people and is now protected now by the State Park system of Hawaii as well. This area is said to be the birthplace of Hawaiian royalty, and Alii Kayaks carries on this namesake today.
The fertile banks of the Wailua River serve as a perfect picturesque backdrop for your leisurely paddle up the gentle waterway. There are no rapids or wakes to worry about. This sightseeing adventure is great for beginners and families, as well as enthusiasts and water experts. The guides joining you are also local watermen with First Aid, CPR and water safety training. They’ll assist you with launching and landing your kayak, while keeping a watchful eye on you along the way.
Along your journey, listen as the guides of Alii kayaks share their expertise of the natural plants growing in the area. Each of these has a special meaning or use to the people who once called this land home. After your paddle up the river, land for a hike through the rainforested area of Kauai. Learn about the areas diverse variety of trees, fruits, flowers, and plants as well as the cultural heritage of the Hawaiian royalty. As you reach the end of your muddy trek, a beautiful secret waterfall lies before you. Conditions of the falls are always rapidly changing, as Kauai gets an incredible amount of rainfall in its wet (winter) season. When the conditions are right, it’s time for a swim! What a perfect way to refresh and rejuvenate before your hike and paddle back to town. You’ll finish your tour feeling relaxed, energized and at one with nature. Join Alii kayaks today for the Kauai adventure you’ve been searching for!
Optional Lunch Upgrade: Ham, Turkey, Roast Beef, or Veggie Sandwich Meal. Includes a locally made fresh sandwich served with snacks and a beverage.
Available daily except Sundays.
LOCATION: 174 Wailua Road, Kapaa, HI 96746
Check in: 30 min prior to start time.
4.5 hour tour
This tour is not suitable for pregnant women or guests with back or knee issues or recent surgeries.
Children ages 5 and up welcome.
300 lbs per kayak only, tour has 5.5 miles of easy to moderate hiking.
For help call Kauai Discount Activities at 808-270-0883