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Open Ceiling Cave

Visiting the Open Ceiling cave is a fan favorite when it comes to the sea caves along the Na Pali Coast! The cave was not always as it is today, it was once a hallowed out lava tube. Over the years, erosion and power waves caused the top of the cave to collapse and created…

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…

Our Captains Favorite Kauai Activities (when they aren’t on the Na Pali)

Kauai is such a beautiful, adventure filled island! Our captains have compiled a list of their favorite outdoor activities as a guide for you to enjoy. These are all fun activities that they would do on one of their days off! Kayak down the Wailua River If you are looking for a fun adventurous day…

Kalalau Valley

Kalalau Valley is one of our most favorite an incredible sights along the Na Pali Coast. Kalalau is the largest valley along the coast spanning two miles wide and two miles in depth to the back of the valley. At one time, it is said that approximately 2500 Hawaiians used to live in the valley…

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…

1,000 Reviews and 5 Star Rating,Thank You! [Trip Advisor]

We now have 1,000 Na Pali Coast boat tour reviews on Trip Advisor! THANK YOU, to all of our guest who have shared their reviews over the past 4 years. While reviewing all these wonderful comments, we noticed something consistently mentioned in the reviews that we don’t acknowledge enough. We have shared why we believe our Kekaha departure location…

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…

5 Most Instaworthy Sites on Na Pali Coast [Instagram]

Na Pali Coast is loaded with tons of photo opps for filling up your social media feed with beautiful photos that will make lasting memories of your Na Pali Coast tour and also make your followers insanely jealous of your trip! 1. Dolphin Encounters! From the stretch at Mana all the way up to Kalalau…