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The serene Wailua River flows down the east side of Kauai, past lush jungles and cascading waterfalls rushing from the wettest spot on earth, Mt. Waialeale. A paradise for kayakers, with relatively calm water and plenty to see along the way, the Wailua River attracts leisure travelers and adventurers alike.
Pro Tips
  • - Bring bug spray. The Wailua River winds through heavily forested areas in one of the wettest places on earth, but a quick spray before departure will make for a much more enjoyable trip.
  • - Some tours will also let you dock your kayak and embark on a hike to secret waterfalls tucked back into the rainforest.
8Activities
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    Availability varies by date for all activities.

  1. Visit one of Kauai's top attractions. Cruise along the beautiful Wailua River to the lush Fern Grotto, and learn about the history and legends of the valley.

    USD25.00

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  2. Take a guided tour of the secret waterfall Uluwehi, paddle on the Wailua River and hike through native, tropical flora and fauna of Kauai, the Garden Isle.
    Meal Provided

    USD85.44

    4%
    OFF
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    5 - 6 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  3. Experience beauty and magic in Wailua with the Smith's river cruise & luau. Featuring a buffet feast, live entertainment, and the famous Smith hospitality.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided
    Accessible

    USD116.85

    5%
    OFF
    Weekday
    6 - 6.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  4. Enjoy a great island sightseeing tour & see Kauai's top attractions! Visit Waimea Canyon lookout & cruise the Wailua River on a boat ride to Fern Grotto.
    Pick-up Provided
    Accessible

    From USD97.49

    15%
    OFF
    Early Booking
    Daily
    9.5 - 12 hour(s) (morning)
  5. Spend a day paddling the Wailua River at your own pace. Rent a Double Kayak or a Stand-Up Paddleboard with Kayak Kauai and discover the beauty of Wailua River State Park.

    From USD46.87

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (morning, afternoon)
  6. See the Garden Isle in comfort and style in a comfortable, luxurious touring van. Get picked up from your hotel or even the airport to see the best of Kauai!
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD146.21

    6%
    OFF
    Weekday
    2.5 - 4.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  7. Enjoy hiking and paddling beautiful Wailua. Explore its enchanting tropical trails and swim in a gorgeous pool below one of Kauai's most popular waterfalls!
    Meal Provided

    USD113.54

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    7 - 7.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  8. See the Garden Isle in comfort and style with this private tour in a luxurious touring van. Choose from two routes and stop for lunch wherever you'd like.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD269.79

    Weekday
    (morning)
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