Secret Falls Tour | Ancient River Kayak
Discover the Wailua River’s most popular tour. Paddle the majestic Wailua River, which is the only navigable river in Hawaii. This peaceful river winds through a tropical garden paradise of abundant palms, ferns, flowers and wildlife.
- An adventure suitable for the entire family, or a single guest.
- Paddle along Kauai’s most beautiful jungle river until you come to the trailhead for the hike to enchanting Secret Falls.
- Swim in a picturesque pool at the base of a 120 foot waterfall.
Explore the Wailua River’s most popular tour with your Ancient River Kayak tour guide. Paddle the majestic Wailua River, which is the only navigable river in Hawaii. This peaceful river winds through a tropical garden paradise of abundant palms, ferns, flowers and wildlife.
Paddle past Kamokila Village, where the opening scene from the movie, “Outbreak,” was filmed. It is also a cultural village depicting the Hawaiian civilization back in the 17th century.
Soon you will come to the North Fork where you will paddle leisurely through the Garden Isle’s most beautiful jungle river until you come to the trail head for Secret Falls. Enjoy a moderate hike through the Wailua rainforest, original home of the first Hawaiians, who paddled from the Marquesas Islands to Kauai almost 1500 years ago. Hear the legends and learn about the flora and fauna of Kauai’s most sacred area.
The final portion of your hike is to the enchanting Uluwehi Waterfall, which descends 125’ into a natural pool surrounded by rocks and vegetation. Take a refreshing dip and play in the pool which was once only reserved for a king!
Secret Falls Tour
- Ocean Zest Double Kayaks with supportive seats, lightweight aluminum paddles and children’s paddles.
- Each kayak has life jackets and a drybag backpack. They do offer single kayaks for solo guests.
- Deli lunch & bottled water. Choose from turkey, ham, roast beef or vegetarian sandwiches. Chips, cookies and pineapple also included.
Secret Falls Kayak Tour Notes
- Total tour time is 4.5-5 hours, depending on the pace of the group.
- Participants should be comfortable in the water, enjoy hiking and be in good physical condition. Tour includes a total of 4 miles of paddling and 2 miles of hiking. Trail conditions can be muddy and slippery at times.
- No bad knees, or bad backs
- For your safety, tour operator cannot accept bookings for women who will be more than 20 weeks pregnant on the date of the tour.
- Tours go out rain or shine. In the event of extremely inclement weather, tours will be rescheduled.
Your choice of:
- Roast Beef: Horseradish mayo on whole wheat, cucumber, tomato and sprouts
- Turkey Rose: Rosemary mayo on whole wheat, tomato sprouts
- Ham & Cheese: Cheddar on whole wheat, tomato sprouts
- Veggie: Hummus on multi-grain, cucumber, black olives, tomato, sprouts
- Roast Beef on Lettuce wrap: Horseradish mayo on lettuce wrap, cucumber, tomato and sprouts
- Turkey Rose on Lettuce wrap: Rosemary mayo on lettuce wrap, tomato sprouts
- Ham & Cheese on Lettuce wrap: Cheddar on lettuce wrap, tomato sprouts
- Veggie on Lettuce Wrap: Hummus on lettuce wrap, cucumber, black olives, tomato, sprouts
PLEASE NOTIFY HAWAII ADVENTURE CENTER IF YOU NEED TO CANCEL OR RESCHEDULE AN ACTIVITY.
You can do so by calling (888) 207-0722 or contact us online.
- No refunds for cancellations within 48 hours of activity
- For groups of 6+ there are no refunds for cancellations within 72 hours of activity
- We will gladly reschedule your activity at no extra cost if changes are made prior to the 48 or 72 hour cancellation period
- Cancellations from date of booking to 48 hours before activity or for larger groups 72 hours before activity are subject to a 10% service charge
- If for some reason we are unable to confirm your reservation with the activity operator due to oversold seats or other unforeseen reasons, a full refund will be provided and you will be notified immediately to discuss alternative dates and activities
If a tour operator cancels any trip due to weather, mechanical failure, unsafe conditions, or insufficient reservations, a full refund will be provided.