Top Ways to Get in the Water in Hanalei

Top Ways to Get in the Water in Hanalei

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Hanalei Bay is the largest bay on Kauai’s North Shore and is home to the quaint town of Hanalei. The bay’s calm waters are a perfect place for swimming, snorkeling, stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) and kayaking. Here is our top tour recommendation in Hanalei.

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Hanalei River & Blue Lagoon Kayak and Snorkel Adventure

Check-in: Kayak Kauai Shop at Wailua River Marina
Price: Starting at $140

Kayak in the morning through Hanalei Bay to Hanalei River on Kauai’s North Shore. During your adventure you will picnic on the beach and get in the water to snorkel with tropical fish, green sea turtles and maybe spinner dolphins too. This tour is perfect for families, friends and couples.

Hidden Valleys of Kauai Waterfall Swim, Kayak & Hike Adventure

Check-in: The Kayak Shack at Nawiliwili Small Boat Harbor
Price: Starting at $135

Experience the best Kauai Kayak, Hike & Waterfall tour! Discover lush hidden valleys, paddle on the Huleia River, take a stroll through the jungle & swim at a secluded waterfall pool. A great Kauai outdoor adventure!

Sacred Falls Adventure - Wailua River Kayak, Hike & Waterfall Swim

Check-in: Kayak Kauai at Wailua Marina Shop
Price: Starting at $132

Experience the best Kauai Kayak, Hike & Waterfall tour! Discover lush hidden valleys, paddle on the Huleia River, take a stroll through the jungle & swim at a secluded waterfall pool. A great Kauai outdoor adventure!

Hawaii Mountain Tubing Adventure Tour with Kauai Backcountry

Check-in: Kauai Backcountry Adventures
Price: Starting at $142

Experience the best and most popular activity on Kauai with a fun-filled Kauai mountain tubing adventure that will take you on a inner tube float trip through irrigation ditches of the Old Lihue Sugar Cane Plantion on an epic lazy river experience.

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