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Hanalei | Blue Lagoon Paddle & Snorkel

Trip Overview

$95.00 /person

You have time to do it all: from blue water paddling to snorkeling, bird watching, beach combing, perhaps exploring a few tide pools and caves, all during a memorable day that combines 5 hours of intermittent sea and river kayaking with beach and reef time within the enchantment of Hanalei River, Bay, and Estuary.

Depart in Kayak Kauai's air conditioned 14 passenger van with your guide to the beautiful verdant North Shore and Historical Hanalei Pier. Paddle the calm idyllic and scenic Hanalei Heritage River as your expert guide(s) keep you safe and entertained with local lore, legends and natural history. You will see Green Sea Turtles and Spinner Dolphins accompanied by avian antics of such birds as the Boobie and Layson Albatross. Shore birds and river birds such as the Wandering Tattler, Gallinule and Black Capped Night Heron are seen as well.

  • Departure Months: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
  • Duration: Day Trip
  • Sport/Activity: Kayaking, Snorkeling
  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Water Type: Flat/Sheltered Water, Open Water/Ocean
  • Services Available:
    • Guided
    • Shuttle
  • Group Rates: Upon Request

Clients must wear PFD's (life preservers)


Guide(s) CPR & 1st Aid, and Water Safety Certified
Personal Flotation Devices (life preservers)
Double kayaks
Snorkel gear
Water resistant bags
Lunch (deli made ham, turkey, roast beef, salami, or vegetarian sandwiches)
Refreshments of Hawaiian style tropical juices and bottled water

During winter months there are times Hanalei Bay can off limits to paddling due to high surf; during those occasions you'll explore the upper reaches of the tranquil and panoramic Hanalei River in depth.

Locations on this Trip