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Wailua River and Secret Falls Kayak and Hiking Tour

From US$59.00
  • Travel through the sacred Wailua River Valley by land and by water
  • Paddle up the river in a kayak; no experience necessary
  • Hike through a tropical landscape to reach a ‘secret’ waterfall
Wailua River and Secret Falls Kayak and Hiking Tour
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Explore one of Kauai’s most sacred places on this Wailua River combo tour. A guide shares the river’s ancient history as you kayak through a tropical forest at a pace suitable for all experience levels. Then, disembark for a hike through the Wailua River Valley to reach the legendary Secret Falls, where you can cool off with a swim. Choose from a morning or afternoon tour to suit your schedule.
What to Expect
Choose from a morning or afternoon tour, and meet your guide in Kapa’a. After a short drive to the Wailua Marina, get a brief lesson in kayak safety and paddling techniques before beginning your journey 1.5 miles (2.4 kilometer) upriver. Along the way, learn about the river’s sacred history and the seven temples that once lined its banks.
Park your kayak near the north fork and hike into the lush tropical landscape of the Wailua River Valley. After 45 minutes, reach beautiful Uluwehi Falls, also known as Secret Falls. It's the perfect spot to cool off with a swim in natural pools before retracing your steps back to the marina.
Reviews (143)
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Reviewed 6 days ago
Wailua River Kayak and Hike

What made our trip even more special was our guide, Brian, and I won't be able to say enough about how he made all of us feel comfortable at once, he was very informative and added personal stories/songs that added to the enjoyment of the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Beth H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Great Kayak and hike

Our guide was Brian, he was very enthusiastic and fun. He guided us well throughout the whole time and ensured the trip was a great experience for everyone. He told us a lot of interesting things about Kauai on the way. It was very enjoyable...More

2  Thank vernonclements8
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Wailua River Kayak & Hike

Had a great time on this tour. Our guide Brian was awesome, super fun and informative. It's a beautiful paddle and hike. The hiking can be a bit muddy but the guides know the best way. Beautiful waterfall at the end. I would recommend this...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Wes M
Reviewed 13 December 2018
Great fun even on a Rainy Day

We were called by the Kayaking Company early to let us know that the hiking portion of the tour was cancelled, but the kayaking portion would be extended. Our guide "T" made sure we all had fun and made sure we got a solid workout...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Sharon_LINY
Reviewed 13 December 2018

Kayaking the river was amazing. The hike to the falls was fairly simple despite some mud. The waterfall was huge and the swim was refreshing. We had lunch on the rocks with the islands wild roosters...make sure to share.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank jade71671
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2 January 2019|
Response from jade71671 | Reviewed this property |
Well it is not a secret since people go everyday. This is well worth the time though. The kayak trip is leisurely, the hike is nice as long as it is not to muddy (wear good shoes that can get wet and dirty). You have time to... More