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Kauai Kayak Tours with Alii Kayaks
Explore the Kauai of your dreams with Alii Kayaks
A Few Words from Our Guests
“Amazing Adventure on the Wailua River”Alii Kayaks has to be one of the best kayaking experiences on the Wailua River. We had a great time kayaking and hiking through the beautiful scenery to the waterfall. What a fun adventure! We found we were provided everything we needed for our comfort including waterproof bags and life jackets. We were impressed with our guide, Bryceson, who really enriched our experience with interesting facts and playing the Ukulelehe. He was super friendly and took great care of all 11 of us, including providing each of us with our very own walking stick, which was super helpful on the muddy trail. Highly recommended.
Gili G, TripAdvisor Review
“Highlight of our visit”Our family had a great experience kayaking on the Wailua river and hiking to the falls! The price was very reasonable, and the base office was easy to find. Our guide was funny and knowledgeable, and we enjoyed every moment of the trip, even the mud on the hike. I would definitely recommend this adventure!
Lynn B, TripAdvisor Review
“Awesome guide, great equipment, amazing scenery”Dantes(sp?) was a fantastic guide! Knowledgeable, funny, friendly, and just fun to be around. The kayaks and other equipment were all excellent. The adventure up the river and to the waterfall was unforgettable. My husband and I went with our 4 sons ages 7 to 14 and we all loved every second!
Nick S, TripAdvisor Review
Full-Service Guided Kauai Tours
Explore the beauty of Kauai with Alii Kayaks, your premier choice for full-service guided kayak tours. Located conveniently along the serene Wailua River, we offer an unforgettable eco-adventure that includes both kayaking and hiking, leading you to a hidden gem – the Secret Waterfall!
Our Hawaiian-style kayak paddle takes you along a gentle class zero river, allowing you to soak in the natural splendor of Kauai. The adventure continues with a moderate hike through lush rainforests, where you’ll wade through streams and traverse muddy trails, creating an exhilarating and sturdy experience for all adventure enthusiasts. For those without kayaking experience, our knowledgeable guides are here to assist you every step of the way. They provide thorough instructions, help you launch your kayak, and accompany you throughout the journey, offering valuable tips and tricks that make your exploration effortless.
Rest assured, your safety is our top priority. Our guides are well-trained in water safety, CPR, and First Aid, ensuring you can relax and enjoy the adventure worry-free. We supply all the necessary kayak equipment, so all you need to bring is your sense of adventure. Join us at Alii Kayaks for an enriching and secure exploration of Kauai’s natural wonders!
Alii Kayaks and the Smith Family
Alii Kayaks, founded in 2003, carries on a legacy deeply rooted in the Smith Family history. Back in 1946, Walter Smith, Sr., and his wife Emily, laid the foundation by establishing Smith’s Motorboat Service on the picturesque Wailua River. They were the trailblazers, introducing river boat tours to the renowned Fern Grotto. Fast forward through four generations, and today, Kaleo Smith proudly continues this enduring family tradition. With a passion for Kauai and a dedication to preserving its cultural heritage, Alii Kayaks ensures the spirit of the Smith family’s love for the island lives on.