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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.

Secret Falls Tour

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. The original home to the first Hawaiians who came from the Marquesas Islands to Kauai almost 1500 years ago This peaceful river winds through a tropical garden paradise of abundant palms, ferns, flowers and wildlife.

Hear the legends and learn about the flora and fauna of Kauai’s most sacred area. After paddling past numerous Heiau (sacred shrines), you’ll view ancient Kamokila Village, the sight made famous in the jungle scene of the film Outbreak. It is also a cultural village depicting the Hawaiian civilization back in the 17th century. Heading up the north fork of the River where you’ll paddle leisurely through one of Kauai’s most beautiful jungle rivers until you come to the trailhead.

Enjoy a moderate hike through the Wailua rainforest, original home of the first Hawaiians, to the enchanting Secret Falls, an 80-foot fall that descends into a refreshing swimming hole. Enjoy a picnic lunch and beverages and a cool dip before heading back down river.

The hike is approximately 1 mile each way; the paddle approximately 1.5 miles each way.

Included In Your Tour

  • Kayak and paddles, all equipment and accessories, dry storage & dry bags on boat for cameras and personal things.
  • Backpack use.
  • Personal Flotation Devices.
  • A delicious picnic lunch. Customers may choose turkey, ham, or vegetarian sandwich. Water is provided.

What To Bring

  • Comfortable shoes (hiking boots or hiking sandals -Tevas, water shoes – tabis, tennis or running shoes). Footwear will be completely submerged in water.
  • Light comfortable clothing.
  • Wear a swimsuit under your clothing.
  • Bring towel, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, and rain gear.
  • All visitors should carry an extra bottle of water while on the island.
  • You may wish to bring an extra set of clothes to leave in the van.
  • Bring the camera and your sense of adventure!
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