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Hidden Valley Falls Kayak Adventure

Kayak through Kauai’s National Wildlife Refuge

This unique and enchanting half-day Kauai kayaking adventure package is perfect for kayakers of all ages and abilities.  Take a two mile downwind paddle tour on the gentle Hule‘ia River through the beautiful solitude of the surrounding National Wildlife Refuge.

Hule’ia is best known as the site for filming a wide range of major motion pictures including Raiders of the Lost Ark, Jurassic Park and Lost World. Hike lush jungle trails through a fern-covered valley to the secluded pools and waterfalls (ropeswings optional). Rather than paddling back into the wind, finish your kayaking adventure in style with a relaxing ride back on a motorized canoe through this treasured area, which is listed on the National Register of Historic places. The only kayak tour in all of Hawaii with return by motorized canoe, it’s easygoing fun and excitement for everyone. Paddle downwind, take a stroll through the jungle, kick back and cruise to the dock with your USCG Captain at the helm.


$139 – Adults + tax
$119 – Children + tax
(Guide gratuity not included)

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Food & Drink

Cold bottled water is available throughout the day.

What to wear and bring

We recommend you bring a swimsuit, shorts, t shirt, windbreaker or light rain coat, and footwear with tread for muddy conditions. A sport type sandal with heel straps or aqua socks with tread work great. And don’t forget a hat, sunscreen, bug spray and a waterproof camera.

What You Need To Know

  • You must be able to walk one and a half miles over irregular terrain on a good rainforest trail, and paddle a tandem kayak together with a partner for 60-90 minutes.

Health and Safety

  • At Outfitters Kauai, health & safety are our top concerns. In order to reduce the spread of Covid-19, we have instituted enhanced cleaning and disinfection of gear and facilities, reduced our tour capacities, and changed procedures to allow for social distancing. When 6 feet of distance between unrelated individuals cannot be maintained, face coverings for staff and guests over the age of 5 are suggested.


At Outfitters Kauai Kayak Shack at Nawiliwili Small Boat Harbor.