Captain's Blog

Small vs Large Catamarans

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When researching the Na Pali Coast it can be overwhelming due to all the choices that come up on the search engine. Should you go with a large catamaran? How about kayaking the coast? How do you choose between eight different zodiac raft companies?! Look no further than Na Pali Experience! A small catamaran boat…

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Private Tours

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Are you looking for the best excursion on Kauai? We truly believe that Na Pali Experience is the absolute best tour on the island and is the best way to see the Na Pali Coast! Our catamarans are the most comfortable along the coast and only seat six people. This small boat is perfect for…

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Nualolo Reef

Nualolo reef is the best snorkeling along the Na Pali Coast and fortunately for us-is our go to destination for a swim and snack break during our tour! Due to a regulation in place by the DLNR, larger catamarans are prohibited from stopping here and snorkeling.  This allows only the small boats to tie up…

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Kauai Accommodations

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Na Pali Experience leaves from Kikiaʻola Small Boat Harbor, which is located at the very far end of the island on the west side. We understand this can be a bit out of the way from where you might be staying on the island so we want to give you a few suggestions where to stay!…

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Protect our Hawaii Reef

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The ocean is such a big part of what we do here at Na Pali Experience. It is super important to us to take care of the ocean which we operate our daily tours and the marine life that live in it. With that being said, there is something that we can do to help…

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Open Ceiling Cave

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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…

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One of the Wettest Spots on Earth

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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…

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

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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…

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Kalalau Valley

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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…

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West Side Activities (Before or After Your Tour)

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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…

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