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Hidden Valley Falls Kayak and Kauai Hike Adventure

From US$123.96
  • Get a close-up view of Kauai by paddling through the heart of the island
  • Hear little-known stories about the area from your guide
  • Relax on the return journey in a motorized canoe
Hidden Valley Falls Kayak and Kauai Hike Adventure
From US$123.96
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East/North Shore PickupMost Popular
Guests staying at Eastside or Northshore resorts should check in at The Kayak Shack at Nawiliwili Small Boat Harbor no later than 8:45am
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Guests staying at Poipu area or Westside resorts should check in at Outfitters Kauai in Poipu no later than 8:45am.
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See multiple sides of Kauai on this guided kayak adventure to Hidden Valley Falls. Paddle along the Huleia River with views of the Haupu Mountains, and hike a forest trail to a waterfall. Cool off with a refreshing dip in a swimming hole while listening to your guide’s stories about the history and legends of the area. A motorized canoe allows you to relax on the return trip.
What to Expect

Meet your guide and group at the prearranged time and location—it’s advised you bring swimwear, a towel, insect repellant, sunscreen, waterproof camera, and sturdy footwear suitable for wet conditions.

After being outfitted with safety equipment and selecting your deluxe two-person kayak, you push off and explore the Huleia National Wildlife Refuge. Paddle past the Menehune Fishpond, an archaeological site that shows ancient aquaculture methods, and soak up the views of the Haupu Mountain Range.

Pull your kayak up to the shore then head out for an invigorating 1.5-mile (2.4-kilometer) hike through pristine rainforest. Splash around in the pool-drop waterfalls of Hidden Falls and listen as your guide recounts local legends. Enjoy snacks and soft drinks before heading back down to the river for a return trip in a motor-powered canoe.

Bid your group farewell as your tour concludes back at original departure point.

Reviews (31)
1 - 5 of 23 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Loved it

It's definitely a combination of the activity itself and the guides who are running it, that make or break things. These guys were great. Easy going, very knowledgable and good fun. The kayaking itself was just long enough to not cause too much strain on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lifestooshort77
Outfitters-Kauai, Owner at Outfitters Kauai, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the nice review, Kate. It was great to meet you!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
A real jungle!

I love the outdoors and this was awesome. To be able to experience a rain forest jungle and not have to worry about snakes is amazing! It was very slippery so watch your step, but what do you expect in a rain forest! The kayak...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Pam D
Reviewed 22 September 2018
Very rushed

We did the Hidden Valley kayak trip this morning. The kayak portion was beautiful although our guide simply paddled ahead of the pack and gave no narration of the area. The hiking portion was fun and our other guide Sally talked about the plants along...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank ALSemonco
Reviewed 4 September 2018
Great family activity

We had to reschedule this trip due to the threat of hurricane lane, and when we did ended up on a trip with a total of 6 people and the guides. We had a great time. 2.5 mile kayak trip up the river, a quick...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank amfram
Reviewed 18 August 2018
Fun morning kayaking and hiking through forest

Our family of five (sons ages 9, 11 & 14) had a great time on the kayaking trip. It was an easy kayak along the river. Probably 45 minutes or so of kayaking. Nice walk through the forest. Monica was very knowledgeable about local plants...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sarah S
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4 September 2018|
Response from ltcoates | Reviewed this property |
Yes its buggy but they tell you to bring bug spray. We've done a few of these on different islands as well and this is one of the better ones. Great interactive guides but you're gonna get sweaty and messy. You are... More
Sarah S
10 July 2018|
Response from SinginSuzi | Reviewed this property |
I can’t remember exactly, but it was just over a half a day if I remember right.