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Hanalei River & Blue Lagoon Kayak and Snorkel Adventure


Take a guided paddling and snorkeling tour on the picturesque Hanalei River, Bay Reef Lagoon and Estuary. One of Kauai's top things to do during the summer!

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This morning expedition includes a kayak through Hanalei Bay and into Hanalei river, a delicious deli lunch, and a panoramic view of the famous Bali Hai (Mt. Makana) and sweeping South Pacific. Enjoy the natural beauty of the major landmarks of the north shore, including peaks of Hihimanu, Namolokama, and Mamalahoa. While kayaking, you'll get the chance to see turtles, dolphins, and the various sea birds of Kauai. With stops along the way to snorkel, explore the beaches and tide pools, you will see all that breathtaking Hanalei has to offer!
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2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 15.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 109.37
USD 109.37
Child (Age 5-11)
USD 98.96
USD 98.96
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 109.37
USD 109.37
Child (Age 5-11)
USD 98.96
USD 98.96
GE Tax included
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 5 - 7.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
  • Pick-up: You can choose either Pick-up or Check-in (free).
  • Inclusion: Beverages / Life jacket / Lunch / Equipment rental / Snorkeling equipment (snorkel, mask & fins) / Guide
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
  • Schedule
  • Pick-up/Check-in
    Time & Location
  • Drop-off/Check-out
    Time & Location

  • 09:00-10:15 Check-in
  • Shuttle to Hanalei (45 mins)
    hanalei_bay Meet your guide at the Wailua River Marina Shop and depart in a comfortable van to the beautiful verdant North Shore and Historical Hanalei Pier.
  • Hanalei River Paddle (30 - 45 mins)
    130825 Paddle down the peaceful Hanalei Heritage River,
    Your guide will share fascinating legends and natural history along the way.
  • Hanaley Bay Snorkel & Picnic Lunch (1 hr)
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  • Paddle back to Hanalei Pier ( 30 - 45 mins)
    Hanalei-Blue-Lagoon-Paddle-Snorkel-697x465 Blue water paddling combined with inland river paddling!
  • 15:00 Shuttle back to Wailua River Marina Shop (45 mins)
  • 15:00-16:30 Check-out
    • Guests who are pregnant are not permitted to participate in this activity.
    • Participants should be comfortable in the water.
    • Wheel Chair Accessibility: Mobility and ability to sit upright in the kayak is necessary, no beach wheelchairs available, crew assistance available. Please indicate during booking for most convenient arrangements.
    • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
    • If less than 4 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
    • Children 5 years old and above can participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Swimsuit
Requirement(s) - Others
    • Participants must call the activity provider 48 hrs prior to tour date to confirm check-in time and location.
Additional Note(s)
    • Guests staying in the Hanalei or Princeville areas can meet-up with this tour at the Hanalei River Blackpot beach location.
    • Tour stops vary. During winter months, Hanalei Bay may be off limits for paddlers due to high surf. During those occasions, you will explore the upper reaches of the Hanalei River in depth.
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a maximum of 15.
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Do I need to be able to swim to participate?
  • No, however, if you don't know how to swim you are required to wear a life jacket.
Are you required to wear a life jacket?
  • No, there are on board but you don't have to wear it. If you are 12 and under, they like the parents to make sure they wear one but again it's not required.
How many people are there in a tour group?
  • There is a minimum of four (4) people needed to confirm the tour but average group sizes range between 6-8 people. A maximum of up to 15 people can be accommodated.
What if the kayak flips over?
  • Your guides are fully trained to flip it back over, get you back in your kayak and make sure that you are safe.
Is this activity suitable for children?
  • Yes, both of these packages are excellent options for children although we do not recommend it for those children under 5 years old. For the Blue Lagoon Extra there is no discounted children's rate like there is for the Blue Lagoon Paddle & Snorkel, each person must pay for one seat.
How strenuous is this activity?
  • This activity is rated easy to moderate and is very relaxing and safe. Participants should be comfortable in the water. This tour includes between three to five hours of easy paddling and snorkeling.
What is the lunch menu?
  • A delicious deli lunch including a choice of turkey, roast beef, ham, salami or vegetarian sandwich. All sandwiches come with chips, tropical fruit, cookies, and cold beverages.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 20:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 109.37
USD 109.37

Taxes & fees included

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(4.69/5.00) 4.69 / 5
(13 reviews)
Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 5 - 7.5 hour(s)
Availability Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Meal Lunch


Great times!!!
by: MarkFlannery
We had such an amazing time in Kauai, but one of our favorite events was the Kayak and Snorkel excursion up the Hanalei River Anne snorkeling on the reef. Our guides, Lisa and Steve, did amazing jobs....more
What a great way to experience Kauai!!
by: MarkFlannery
Our daughter bought us this trip for our 30th wedding anniversary. We then added four of our good friends that we came with. Kayaking up and down the river was amazing, and on into the ocean. Our snor...more
This tour was made awesome by the tour guide. He knew so much and he put us at ease the whole way through.
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USD 109.37
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Hanalei River & Blue Lagoon Kayak and Snorkel Adventure