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Sea Kayak - Napali Coast-Ha'ena to Polihale - Kayak Kauai

There have been 2 reviews written about the Sea Kayak - Napali Coast-Ha'ena to Polihale with Kayak Kauai.

Average Product Rating: 4.0 / 5

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  • Kayak paddle about 17 miles and go caving along the NaPali Coast. A one-day guided sea kayak adventure along Kauai's Napali Coast - "the Mount Everest of sea kayaking". Surf launching and landings are often the norm
  • About five to six hours of rigorous intermittent paddling
  • Spend a few hours at Milolii for lunch, swim, beach comb, and visit an old Hawaiian fishing heiau (fishing shrine).
  • Encounter Dolphins, Tropic Birds and upon occasion, the elusive Monk Seal.
  • Final destination is Polihale State Park, where the cliffs meet the sand dunes.
  • Check in at Wailua River Marina Shop located next to Smith's Luau, meet at Black Pot Beach or schedule a hotel pick up from Wailua to North Shore.
  • Mon., Wed., Fri., Sun., April thru October.
  • Approx 10-12 hours. Shuttle departs Wailua River Marina 6:15am, returns about 7:30pm
  • Sit on top, 2 person Kayak, dry-bag.
  • 4 paddlers minimum, 15 guests maximum.
  • Participants should be comfortable in the water, in good physical condition and not prone to sea-sickness.
  • Catered Deli Lunch and cold refreshments
  • Minimum age of 16 years old.

Get yourself something to eat for breakfast the night before. We didn't know nothing would be open this early and had to do it on empty stomachs until lunch. 17 miles actually wasn't that bad, we had the best view of the Na Pali coast and got to go in a few caves. However the paddle did seem longer and would have been more fun had one of our guides not had such a terrible attitude.

Sue W
I signed up our four family members to do this tour. My 18-year-old son was the only one that kayaked, unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances that day. My son, however, had an unforgettable experience and was very glad to have gone. He said that it was a lot of work, but it is an experience he will never forget. Another reviewer had mentioned that it is the "Mount Everest of Kayaking," and I agree wholeheartedly. A must-do for the adventurous!