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Na Pali Coast

Hiking the Kalalau Trail

The Kalalau Trail is one of the most popular hiking destinations in Hawai’i, attracting adventure seekers from all over. It is undeniably one of the most beautiful places in the world with cascading waterfalls, towering cliffs, and secluded beaches. Since it is part of Haena State Park, hiking and camping permits are required and is…

Holiday Season

Don’t let the holiday rush ruin your vacation. Instead, plan ahead. Travelers from all over the world flock to Hawaii during the Holidays. Be a savvy traveler and plan your stay well in advance! Start planning your epic vacation at least 6 weeks beforehand so you don’t miss our on that once in a lifetime…

Whale Watching Season

It’s officially whale watching season in the Islands and we couldn’t be more stoked. We typically see whales starting in December and ending in April. Crazy enough, we say our first whales this year in October! There were even killer whale sighting on Oahu which is EXTREMELY rare! Humpback whales, or koholā, as Hawaiian’s call…

Locals Only Day

A lot has happened in the last few months… we got a new boat, were able to get HB 1090 vetoed, and a new non profit is in the works at Kikiaola Small Boat Harbor. We saw an overwhelming amount of support from the community when we were on the verge of having our tours…

NEW Deluxe Catamaran

We are excited to share that Na Pali Experience has recently acquired a brand-new 18-passenger vessel, just in time for summer! Our brand new 35ft Deluxe Power Catamaran was custom designed for touring Na Pali Coast and was built with our guests in mind. She’s the perfect size for Na Pali; large enough to handle the…

Help Save Kauai’s Local Boat Charters

We need your Help! Bill HB1090 has been passed without public knowledge by our state legislature and is now awaiting Governor Green’s signature. If signed, this bill would result in the revocation of 15 permits from Kikiaola Small Boat Harbor. This action would have devastating consequences for our local small businesses, leaving a significant number…

Preparing for Your Tour

What is provided: Each person will be provided with a dry bag to keep their belongings safe and dry during the trip. We offer top-of-the-line snorkeling gear on board for your convenience. Additionally, we provide a variety of cold beverages including local juices, sodas, and water, as well as Kettle Chips, granola bars, and freshly…

Must Sees on Kaua’i

Kauai is one of the most beautiful islands in the Hawaiian archipelago. Known as the Garden Island, Kauai is home to breathtaking natural beauty, pristine beaches, verdant rainforests, and towering cliffs. First on the list is Waimea Canyon State Park. This is a must-see destination for any visitor to the island. The canyon is nicknamed…

Dolphins of Hawaii

Dolphins are one of the most intelligent and beloved marine mammals found in the world’s oceans and seas. Hawaii, with its stunning coastline and rich marine life, is known as one of the best places in the world to witness dolphins in their natural habitat. The waters surrounding the Hawaiian Islands are home to several…

Private Vs. Shared Tours

Private charters are ideal for those celebrating  special occasions, families with small children, or groups that prefer an exclusive experience on the Na Pali. Our 6 passenger vessels are a perfect option for those wanting to see the Na Pali Coast in style and comfort. We’ll even let you listen to that special playlist you…