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This eco-adventure is great for even those who have never touched a paddle. You are guided and given instruction on how to control your kayak so you can travel at your own pace. You don’t have to be a Triathlete to conquer both a kayak paddle and Hawaii hike in one day.

People Age 5+
  • Paddle, Hike, and Swim
  • 120-ft. “Secret Falls” Waterfall
  • Paddle Through Dense Hawaiian Rainforest

Secret Falls Kayak & Hike (Wailua Falls)

Take an eco-adventure Kayak/Hike with Alii Kayaks and see a Secret Waterfall! Among all the rivers available to adventure seekers, Wailua River Valley seems to be one of the most special places. This is an easy-going Hawaiʻian Style paddle on a Class Zero river combined with a moderate hike through a rainforest, wading through streams, traversing muddy trails, and walking over a tree root system the size of a large SUV; a definite rock solid adventure.

You’ll have enough energy for a swim at the bottom of the 120-ft. Secret Falls Waterfall. The hike has some mild terrain and is not overly strenuous. Feel rewarded when you reach the falls and take a moment to catch your breath – though it might be taken away again by the breathtaking beauty. Be sure to get a picture in front of the falls so you have proof you conquered the Wailua River and Secret Falls hike.

Your Kauai Secret Falls Kayak and Hike Tour totals about four miles of paddling and two miles hiking round trip.  That is two miles paddling up the river, a mile hike to the waterfall, and then back.

Tour Notes

Check In: Ali’i Kayaks parking lot 180 Wailua Rd. Kapa’a, HI 96746.

**Please Check in 30 minutes prior

Start : 10:00 AM & 12:00 PM ** Monday- Friday

What To Bring

  • Water friendly Shoes (NO FLIPFLOPS), Proper footwear is required.
  • Swimwear, towels, dry bag
  • Sunscreen, hat, bug repellant, snacks, lunch, beverages and change of clothes for afterwards.

Know Before You Go

  • *IMPORTANT INFORMATION, PLEASE READ CAREFULLY! Approximately a 4-mile roundtrip kayak paddle, 2-mile moderate hiking trail with 2 stream crossings up to waist deep and an elevation increase to 465′. Muddy and slippery conditions persists in this area.
  • This tour is relaxing and safe but not recommended for anyone that is pregnant, has bad knees/legs/ankles or a bad back or recent surgeries.
  • No children under 5 years of age.
  • Participants should be comfortable around water and enjoy hiking, in good physical condition, and enjoy hiking.