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Liko Kauai - Dolphin Watch Na Pali Coast Snorkel Cruise (from Kikiaola Harbor) Quick Confirmation


Explore the beautiful Na Pali coast with Liko Kauai Cruises, a local company with native guides. Board the Na Pali Kai III catamaran to explore hidden sea caves, visit the ancient village Nualolo Kai, and snorkel among the abundant sea life of Kauai.

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Hop on board this comfortable catamaran and explore Kauai's spectacular Na Pali coastline! Liko takes you to Nualolo Kai, one of the island's best beaches, located on the Na Pali Coast. Top-of-the-line snorkeling equipment and instruction from your nearby guide will create a safe and fun environment for you to snorkel and explore in the waters of Kauai. Keep your eyes peeled for playful dolphins, flying fish, eels, turtles, and other tropical marine creatures as you bask in the warm Hawaiian sunshine. Daily departures from the west side of the island, the closest commercial boat harbor to the Na Pali coast, allow quick access to the coast and more time for sightseeing, sailing, and everything else! Enjoy a delicious deli lunch en route with cold soft drinks.
Boat Information:
Name: Na Pali Kai III
Size: 49 foot (powered by twin 315 hp Cummins diesels with sea fury surface drives)
Capacity: 49 passengers (but limit the amount to 32 passengers for the tour
Amenities: Shaded area, Fresh water shower, Spacious restroom, Snorkel platform, all forward facing seating
Safety: US Coast Guard certified
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To protect our visitors and activity providers, precautionary measures will be set up to monitor and mitigate the spread of potential disease. Please see the additional notes below for more details.
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You can book a maximum of 32.
Adult/Child (Age 13 & over)
USD 160.49
USD 160.49
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 117.41
USD 117.41
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Adult/Child (Age 13 & over)
USD 160.49
USD 160.49
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 117.41
USD 117.41
GE Tax and Harbor Fee included
  • Duration: 5.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Instructor / Beverages / Lunch / Snacks / Snorkeling equipment (snorkel, mask & fins) / Flotation Gear
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
  • Schedule
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  • Check-out
    Time & Location

Starting time: 08:30 14:00
Starting time: 08:30 14:00
  • 08:00 Check-in at Kikiaola Small Boat Harbor
  • 08:30 Na Pali Coast Snorkel Cruise (5 hours)
    DSC_0094 Snorkel for about one hour, according to the ocean conditions. Locations for snorkeling are planned at Makole, Ke’e Beach (tunnels), Nualolo Kai, or Kekaha and Kaumakani if the surf is up along the Napali Coast.
  • Lunch on board
    Enjoy sandwiches prepared daily by a local deli. Pick a Beef, Ham, Turkey, Veggie, or Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich, served with fresh island fruit, fresh-baked cookies, soft drinks, bottled water and juices.
  • Experience Sea Caves
    DSC_0135 Get close to open ceiling sea caves or even cruise into them if ocean conditions allow! See Pirates Cave (Waiahuakua) and cruise under its Rainbow Falls. You'll also visit the famous Honopu Archway where the movie King Kong was filmed.
  • 13:30 Return to Kikiaola Small Boat Harbor
    • Guests who are pregnant are not permitted to participate in this activity.
    • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
    • Children 3 years old and above can participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Please prepare for the tour by wearing swimwear or beachwear.
Additional Note(s)
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • There are no lockers aboard so we do not recommend taking valuables with you.
    • Gluten-free meals are available upon request (at least 24 hours advanced notice is required).
    • Due to COVID-19, all guests must follow these policies:
      1. Wear a face covering while on the property
      2. Pass a mandatory health screening at the entrance
      3. Practice Social Distancing when possible
      4. Provide contact information when booking for contact tracing purposes
    • Please bring your own snorkel and mask or purchase them at check-in. Rentals are available, but not recommended.
    • The menu is subject to change without notice.
    • The activity provider does not assume any responsibility for your valuables and/or personal belongings.
    • This activity may be changed or canceled for your safety, medical issues or comfort.
    • Gratuity is not included in the price.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a maximum of 32.
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Do I need to be able to swim to participate?
  • You can simply enjoy the cruise if you do not know how to swim, though, for those who wish to try to snorkel it is recommended to have some skill in swimming; mind you it isn't necessary. Floatation belts are available on board if you are comfortable trying them.
What kind of boat will be used?
  • The 49-foot Na Pali catamaran, "Na Pali Kai III," with a capacity of 34 people, is incredibly fast and comfortable with unobstructed views (all forward facing seating). The boat is fully equipped with a fresh-water shower, spacious restrooms, and snorkel platform.
Is there a safe place to store my belongings while on tour?
  • There are no lockers aboard so we do not recommend taking valuables with you.
How far in advance should I book this activity?
  • We recommend booking at least 1-2 weeks in advance. If you have very specific schedule requirements and are not flexible, please book sooner. Last minute availability is often possible, but limited.
Are prescription snorkeling masks available?
  • Yes, prescription masks are available. Please indicate during booking so we can secure your arrangements.
Will we see whales?
  • Every year Humpback Whales migrate to the warm waters of Hawaii, and although not guaranteed, they are often seen between the months of December and April.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 08:00 local time, 3 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 160.49
USD 160.49

Taxes & fees included

1% Reward Points
(4.33/5.00) 4.33 / 5
(6 reviews)

Pick-up Not available
Duration 5.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily
Meal Lunch


- Check in was 8am but the boat and crew was ready at 08:20 am. Next time it will be great, when they inform the guests. Because all get nervous, if the crew isnt here or by an other adress... - But ...more
by: DeHartPDX
This was an amazing tour of he Napali Coast. The crew was phenomenal! They were so personable and knowledgeable. They were very attentive to our kids and kept everyone engaged and excited. The captain...more
申し込みもぎりぎり、集合場所に到着もぎりぎり。しかし 係の人の丁寧な対応にほっとしました。何分ここは外国。レンタカーで乗り付け 心臓バクバク。乗船後も係の人が波でぬれるから、とか ランチはこれらを自由...more
USD 160.49
USD 160.49
4.33 / 5
Liko Kauai - Dolphin Watch Na Pali Coast Snorkel Cruise (from Kikiaola Harbor)