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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…

Reef Safe Sunscreen

At Na Pali Experience we are committed to keeping our precious Na Pali Coast pristine and preserved for everyone to enjoy. We are proud to take responsibility in being sustainable, low-impact and eco-friendly operation. Nualolo Kai, our Na Pali snorkeling spot on our Na Pali Coast tour, is home to an active reef with a lot of…

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…

Our Favorite Places to Eat on Kauai’s Westside

A day out on Na Pali Coast will certainly work up a healthy appetite. After 5 hours of riding on the coast, zipping in and out of sea caves and snorkeling at Nualolo, you will be ready to chow down! Waimea is the town right before Kikialoa Boat Harbor and has tons of great options…

Na Pali Engagements and Weddings

Kaua’i is lover’s paradise and Na Pali coast is the perfect place to take your beloved on a special trip of a lifetime. Our private tours are the perfect way to celebrate your trip to Kauai, and even a more perfect way to make your engagement or wedding extra special. Na Pali Coast Engagement We…

The Best Pineapple of Your Life

The reviews are in – people love our pineapple! Our captains have killer knife skills and carve up the pineapple right there while the Na Pali Coast tour is anchored at Nualolo. Something about the combination of the salt water, warm weather and sweet local pineapple, perfectly chilled and freshly cut, make it the very best! “…Abraham…

Snorkeling in Na Pali

Nualolo Cove There is something to be said about snorkeling with 2,000 foot high cliffs towering over you. Whether your face is below or above the water, youʻll be in complete awe with natures stunning beauty. NaPali’s Best Snorkel Spot Nualolo is our primary snorkeling destination which is easily the best snorkeling area on the…

Na Pali Sea Caves

As beautiful as the Na Pali Coast cliffs are, its her sea caves that really make this place unique. While the majority of the boats that tour Na Pali Coast are too large to enter the sea caves, our catamarans are the perfect size to explore all the sea caves up close. Waiʻnapanapa Sea Cave Our…