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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 (128)
1 - 5 of 94 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago
One for adventure and scenery

On recommendation of friends we booked this excursion off a cruise, not realising we had to first get to the Waterfalls at Wailua, which we obtained by 25minute taxi trip. We arrived early expecting to have a coffee but local restaurant has gone out of...More

1  Thank jcau8956
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
So much fun!

We had a blast kayaking and hiking to the Secret Falls. We had many adventures in Kauai and this was one of our favorites. Brian was an outstanding guide. He was helpful and entertaining. Brian is just an all around nice guy, who clearly enjoys...More

Thank SewFun2010
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Awesome muddy fun!

Our guide Brian was a great "you can do this, just be careful" team leader with lots of stories (don't believe them all!) I'm 60 years old and not in the best shape but I'm not sore from the kayaking even though we had to...More

Thank Pat L
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile
Outdoor fun for all

This adventure makes you feel like you have accomplished and seen a lot. A great half day activity for young and old alike. Enjoy propelling your kayak up a reasonably peaceful stream and then hike a trail along the river to a magnificent waterfall.

Thank Joseph S
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile
Fun, and Wet

We were invited to do this adventure with friends. This type of excursion has been on my bucket list, and I am happy we did it! Our guide, Rob, was very friendly and knowledgeable. We weren’t expecting to have to cross so many streams, one...More

Thank Lori E
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