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One of the Wettest Spots on Earth

Kaua’i is home to One the wettest spot on earth. Mount Waialeale receives over to 450 inches of rain every year and is one of the reasons that Kaua’i is nicknamed the Garden Island. The amount of rain that Kaua’i gathers is why our island is so lush and green and has an abundance of…

West Side Activities (Before or After Your Tour)

Depending where on island you stay, we want to recommend a few of our favorite west side activities so you can make the most of your time by driving to Kekaha to join our fun Na Pali Adventure! Since our check in time for the Na Pali Experience tours vary, if you book one of our…

Honopu Valley

Honopu is one of the most amazing sights you will see along the Napali Coast. Honopu means ‘Conch Shell’ and consists of two beaches that are connected by the Arch which stands 90 feet tall and is 124 feet wide. It is the largest natural arch in Hawaii and has been featured in several different…

3 Ways to See Na Pali

  The Na Pali Coast is one of the most amazing and beautiful sights to see in all of Hawaii. If you visit Hawai’i-more specifically Kaua’i-taking a tour of the Na Pali Coast is a must! There are several different tour options when considering seeing the Coast of the Na Pali. The first option is…

Humpback Whales in Hawaii

  Every winter, humpback whales make a journey from Alaska to spend the winter in Hawaii. They come to Hawaii to breed and to birth their calves before the long journey back to Alaska. The whales can travel as much as 16,000 miles to reach their breeding ground but the whales we see in Hawaii…

The Reason behind the Napali Experience Season

  One of the main questions we are asked every year is “Why are you closed during the winter?” Our answer to this question is..The Safety of our passengers! Napali Experience is open only during the summer months, with the season beginning May 1st and operating every day until the last day of September. We…

Na Pali Tour: North Shore vs South Side vs West Side Departure

When picking a tour company to go on our Na Pali Coast tour, one of the factors you will be weighing is location, location, location. Depending on other activities planned during your time on Kauai, you might default to booking something that is closer to your lodging. The most common spots for a Na Pali…

Why We Have the Best Snorkeling Gear [On Na Pali]

Quality is important at Na Pali Experience. We believe that our guests deserve the very best. To make sure that we give our guest the best Na Pali snorkeling and swimming experience, we always make sure of two things: that conditions in the water are good and our snorkel gear is the best in the…

Hawaiin Words for Your Na Pali Coast Tour

At Na Pali Experience, we love sharing Hawaiian culture with our guests! One of the easiest ways to get started is to share the beautiful language of the islands. Here are some Hawaiian words that you might hear on your Na Pali Coast tour. Aloha – Hello, Goodbye, I Love You. Aloha is a common…

Na Pali Coast Boat Options

When picking out a Na Pali Boat tour, one of your options to choose from is the type of boat that you take. There are 3 options: Large capacity catamaran, small catamaran, and zodiac rafts. Large capacity catamarans hold up to 49 passengers. These large boats offer a smooth ride and plenty of comfortable seating…

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