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Paddle the Wailua River, once home to royalty and you will see why. After paddling downwind and upstream, you embark on a one-mile hike to a waterfall! Take a dip and have some lunch. Enjoy the beautiful scenery and get a workout on the way back.

Adult Ages 18+
Child Ages 5-17
  • Kayak Wailua River On A Tandem Ruddered Kayak
  • Secluded Waterfall
  • Hike in a Tropical Paradise

Wailua Waterfall Kayak & Hike Tour

The top rated Kauai kayak tour! Paddle your tandem ruddered kayak deep into the heart of Kauaʻi on Hawaiʻi’s largest tropical river: the Wailua. You will be furnished with the best equipment available, including comfortable, padded high-back backrests and quality paddles.

Take in the Hawaiian deep jungle scenery Wailua has to offer. On this Wailua Waterfall Kayak you paddle downwind and upstream on a placid jungle stream. Once you reach your destination, you take a somewhat rugged one-mile hike up the valley to a dramatic 100′ waterfall and pool. Take a dip and enjoy lunch. You then head back downstream against headwinds, this makes for a great workout. Enjoy what Wailua has to offer on this Kauai waterfall kayak tour!

Tour Details

  • Check-in at the Outfitters Kauai Kipu Ranch: 230 Kipu Road, Lihue HI 96766
  • Available: Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday’s

What to Bring

Adventurers should be ready to have fun. Bring a swimsuit, shorts, t shirt, windbreaker or light raincoat, and footwear with aggressive tread for muddy conditions. Either sport sandals with heel straps or aqua socks work great. And don’t forget a hat, sunscreen, bug spray, and a waterproof camera.

Know Before You Go

You must be able to walk two miles of rugged trail & kayak 60-90 minutes (about 4 miles roundtrip). You’ll be in the rainforest so be prepared for showers and muddy trail conditions. This is Outfitters Kauai’s most strenuous river kayak and hiking tour.