General

Yes, snacks and beverages are supplied. Depending on market availability, we usually include:

  • Fresh fruit
  • Trail mix
  • Pastries/Cookies
  • Water
  • Canned Hawaiian drinks
  • Canned regular and diet soda

Weather permitting, our smaller zodiac can get into caves other boats cannot. We make it a point to go inside five different caves along the North shore.

We stop to snorkel at Nu’alolo Kai Reef and Tunnels Reef. Gear is provided.

We have camera bags and dry bags, though if not needed we suggest you lock these items in your car before departing.

NOTE: We are not responsible for any electronic equipment including but not limited to cell phones and camera equipment.

Yes, the US Coast Guard requires that children 13 and under wear life jackets.

You will see views of the Northern Kauai shoreline and ocean from Hanalei Bay to Nu‘alolo Kai Beach. As we tour along the Na Pali Coast you may also see:

  • Humpback whales (when present, usually November – March)
  • Dolphins
  • Turtles
  • Tropical and flying fish
  • Oceanic bird life
  • Caves and beaches
  • Wonders of Na Pali coast
  • Teal-blue ocean waters of unequaled beauty

Three and a half to four hours on the water. 90% is Na Pali, but also includes Hanalei Bay and Tunnels Beach Reef.

No. If this is a concern, we suggest bringing a hat with a string and sunscreen.

Sea conditions! The afternoon may have more wind causing the water to be a bit more choppy.

Payment

No, we do not charge any extra fees or fuel surcharges. The listed price is the price you pay. Including tax.

We understand that you may not have a printer handy when you’re traveling so it is not necessary to have a printed copy. However, we require that you show ID matching your reservation and also the order number which is immediately emailed to you after you make your reservation.

Please contact us to get the latest information and pricing on your desired trip.

Gratuities are appreciated but not required.

Preparation

Wear whatever is comfortable. We do however recommend:

  • Swimwear, if you plan to jump into the ocean. There are NO changing rooms on the boat, although our departure locations do have restrooms and freshwater showers.
  • Dry clothes, however we do ask you to lock them in your car prior to departure.
  • Sunscreen!
  • Sunglasses and/or prescription glasses. Please be sure to have a string or cord so they won’t be lost to the sea.
  • Hat, be sure to also have a string or cord. It can get windy, but for ecological reasons we do try to retrieve anything that falls off the boat.
A towel and a smile is really all you need to enjoy this adventure. However, a few comfortable items of your own may enhance the experience.
Please feel free to bring…
  • Sunscreen! We recommend Banana Boat Sport, it is water, wind, and sweat proof.
  • Camera with extra memory and batteries.
  • Sunglasses and/or prescription glasses. Please be sure to have a string or cord so they won’t be lost to the sea.
  • Hat, be sure to also have a string or cord. It can get windy, but for ecological reasons we do try to retrieve anything that falls off the boat.
  • Towels.
  • Swimwear, if you plan to jump into the ocean. There are NO changing rooms on the boat, although our departure locations do have restrooms and freshwater showers.
  • Dry clothes, however we do ask you to lock them in your car prior to departure.
  • Personal snacks or beverages if you have special dietary needs. BYOB is perfectly fine with us.
NOTE: We are not responsible for any electronic equipment including but not limited to cell phones and camera equipment.

Yes, we do have them available upon request.

Yes, we have a private secured property with a guard.

Reservation

You must call 72 hours ahead of your scheduled tour for a full refund. Within 72 hours you will assess a $35 termination fee. There are no refunds for cancellations within 24 hours of your tour, or if you decide not to show up.

Yes. Reservations are required for guaranteed spots on all tours. Reservations help us determine the number of guides we need to ensure that our groups remain manageable and enjoyable. They also allow us to notify you of changes to the tour due to weather or anything that could disturb the tours.

Yes, even infants are welcome. Just let us know prior to the tour and we’ll provide a safety seat.

Weather

Yes. Sometimes the ride gets choppy and we like to stop and relax a bit before continuing on. It is also a good time to jump in and swim with the fishes.