Rainbow Kayak - Wailua River Kayak Tour
Hawaii Activities Discount is proud to announce the Wailua River Kayak Tour. The tour is approximately 4.5 hours of easy paddling, hiking and relaxing! This is a great adventure for your whole family or group! Rainbow Kayaks are a small family-owned operated Kayak company based on Kauai, Hawaii. They welcome you to discover for yourself these exotic places, tropical rivers, hidden valleys, dramatic waterfalls, and hard to find areas in the easygoing "Hawaiian style" that you’ll love about Kauai. Your Kauai kayak journey starts at the mouth of the only navigable river in Hawaii, and continues on through a sacred valley. This valley was once reserved only for the Ali’I (The Royal Family). You are assigned a "Local Guide" that will take you back to these ancient times! The guide gives informative narration and shares some of the rich Hawaiian history and the story of the legends of Wailua Valley. The tour continues to North Fork of the river where you will start your trekking through a tropical rainforest. lined with scenic waterways and cascades this sacred valley is great for a relaxing and refreshing dip and just minutes from a beautiful 120 foot waterfall. At the waterfall you can take in the beauty. This Kayak tour includes: Kayak and equipment, dry bags. We will also show you our instructional/safety video while being transferred "First Class" to the Wailua River.
The below video is intended for the original tour with waterfall that will be continued as soon as possible.
- Kayak and paddles
- Dry storage & dry bags on kayak for cameras and personal things
- Backpack use
- Personal flotation device
- Delicious picnic lunch - choose from turkey, ham or vegetarian sandwiches or lettuce wraps
- Fresh pineapple, chips, cookies and bottled water
Wailua River Kayak Tour
Kauai River Kayaking
Fun Kayaking Excursion
- Where and When:
- Morning tour: 7:00 am - 12:45 pm (check in at 6:50 am)
Afternoon tour: 12:30 pm - 6:15 pm (check in at 12:20 pm)
Check in at the Islander Shops Unit 3 at 440 Aleka Pl, Kapaa, HI 96746 View Map
DIRECTIONS FROM THE NORTH: South on Highway 56 through Kapaa 1/2 mile past McDonalds in Foodland Center to Coconut Marketplace. Turn left just before the Marketplace at Aleka Loop. Go behind the Marketplace, following Aleka Loop to Rainbow Kayak at Islander Shops next to Islander on the Beach.
DIRECTIONS FROM THE SOUTH: Take Highway 50 past Lihue to Hwy 56 North. Cross Wailua River (double bridge] one mile to Coconut Marketplace and turn right past the Marketplace on Aleka Loop. Turn behind the Marketplace following Aleka Loop to Rainbow Kayak at Islander Shops next to Islander on the Beach.
- Not available for women who will be 20 weeks pregnant or more on the date of the tour.
This kayaking and hiking adventure is suitable for ages 5 to 75.
Participants should be comfortable in the water, enjoy hiking and be in good physical condition.
Expect about four miles of paddling and just over 1 mile of hiking.
Trail conditions can be muddy and slippery at times.
Participants must be able to walk 1.5 miles & kayak 60-90 minutes.
- Special Notes:
- Please note trail conditions can vary depending on the rainfall amounts.
- Operation Days:
- Monday through Friday
- 5-6 hours
- Rainbow Kayaks
- 12 guests per tour
- Kayak, paddles, dry bag and personal flotation device provided.