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Wailua Sacred Falls Tour

Trip Overview

$85.00 /person

Paddle and Hike in the Wailua River Area. This five-hour guided tour is a wonderful waterfall adventure for the whole family,combining idyllic paddling on the Wailua River and a hike to a remote bridal-veil waterfall. The Wailua River became the center of activity for early Hawaiians and is known as one of Hawaii’s two most sacred places.

The trail leading to the sacred waterfall is a beautiful “greenhouse” where flowers, brooks and ferns abound. Swim by the waterfall. The early Polynesian culture is represented here, steeped in a colorful past, rich with rock-wall terracing, legends and lore. The setting for this jaunt is tranquil and tropical, the pace is unhurried. Bird watch for a night heron or coot. Swim in the pools or stream leading from the falls. Come share the life and natural history of this mystical land and enjoy its great quiet! Since 1988, when this tour was first offered to the public, a lot has changed. The main change is that the “Secret Falls” is today the best known “secret” on the island. Nevertheless, your guides will help you enjoy this tour for the paddle, serenity, and scenery you will stumble upon as you discover and share with many others, one of the best kept known secrets of Kaua’i!

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

Clients must wear PFD's (life preservers)


Guide(s) State certified and trained in water safety.

Personal Flotation Devices (PFDs) i.e. life preservers.
Double sit on top kayaks
Water resistant bags
Walking sticks
Scrumptious, mouth watering deli sandwiches (turkey, roast beef, ham, salami, or vegetarian)
Chips, tropical fruit and cookies
Refreshments of tropical juices, sodas and bottled water

Any time of the year make sure children and adults are up to the potential slip and slide on the trail! This tour is doable by most people in average shape. If for any reason the paddle and/or hike portion is not accomplished by individuals, there is no refund.

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