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Hanalei Bay Tours

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Hanalei Bay

One of Kauai’s most beautiful stretches of water, Hanalei Bay is a hub for watersports on the island’s north shore.

Flanked by idyllic stretches of beach and backed by mountains, the bayside town of Hanalei is filled with shops renting kayaks, sailing boats, surfboards.

Come here to soak up the rays on the beach, dip your toe in the water, take a stroll on the pier or bring a picnic to enjoy on the sand.

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Hanalei Bay is on the northern coast of Kauai, reached via State Highway 56 from Lihue.

Address: Weke Road, Hanalei 96714, USA
Admission: Free
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Hanalei Bay Kayak & Snorkel Tour

Our Hawaiian family takes great pride in sharing Hanalei’s rich history and culture with you. Our ocean-river combo tour will take you to a hidden beach. Learn to snorkel in the clear blue Pacific amongst our abundant marine life. Or simply eat lunch, “talk story” and relax on the beach.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Duration: 5 hours
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90 Minute Private Vacation Photography Session with Local Photographer in Kauai

Flytographer 90 Minute Vacation PhotoshootConnect with a local professional photographer in Kauai and capture your most memorable moments during this private photoshoot. Get insider tips on the best things to do in Kauai, including where to eat and what to see from your vacation photographer.  Return from your trip with beautiful, high-quality, vacation photos.The best souvenir ever.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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60 Minute Private Vacation Photography Session with Local Photographer in Kauai

Forget using self-timer or trying to get random strangers to take a photo of your family and instead book a professional vacation photography session. A local photographer meets you at the scenic location of your choosing and captures high-quality photos you can’t get from your cell phone or point-and-shoot. Plus, it’s perfect for couples and families that are tired of always having one person left out of the vacation photos.
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Duration: 1 hour
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120 Minute Private Vacation Photography Session with Local Photographer in Kauai

Flytographer 120 Minute Vacation PhotoshootConnect with a local professional photographer in Kauai and capture your most memorable moments during this private photoshoot. Get insider tips on the best things to do in Kauai, including where to eat and what to see from your vacation photographer.  Return from your trip with beautiful, high-quality, vacation photos.The best souvenir ever.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Entire Kauai Island Air Tour

Soar over the entire Garden Island for unforgettable views on this air tour of Kauai. From aboard an aircraft designed for sightseeing, soak up breathtaking views of natural attractions like Waimea Canyon, Opaekaa Falls, the rugged Na Pa Coast, and Mt Waialeale — the wettest spot on earth. Your experienced pilot will provide informative narration during the thrilling 70-minute flight.
  • Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes
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Afternoon Na Pali Sea Cave and Lava Tube Adventure

Experience Kauai’s magnificent Na Pali Coast on a 3-hour afternoon tour conveniently departing from Hanalei Bay on the North Shore. Cruise past towering cathedral spires, emerald valleys, and lava sea caves in a nimble, high-speed raft that allows you to explore up close. Enjoy on-board snacks and hear legends of ancient Hawaiians who once inhabited the coast for an unforgettable adventure.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Wailua River Kayak and Hike Adventure

Explore the natural beauty of Kauai with a combo hiking and kayaking adventure on the Wailua River. Enjoy a leisurely paddle down this sacred river surrounded by lush tropical scenery, and then disembark for a guided nature hike to a waterfall. Refuel with a picnic lunch, and then take a dip in the refreshing waters of the pool at the base of the falls. No kayaking experience is necessary — just bring your sense of adventure! Choose from a morning or afternoon departure to suit your schedule.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Duration: 5 hours
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Hanalei Bay Kayak and Snorkel Tour

Explore the tropical waters of the Hanalei River and Hanalei Bay on this guided kayak and snorkeling tour. Paddle through the lush tropical surroundings as you make your way down the Hanalei River out into the open Hanalei Bay, where you can glimpse the famous cliffs of Makana Peak (also known as Bali Hai). Snorkel through the marvelous underwater world of the Bay Reef Lagoon, home to sea turtles and brightly colored tropical fish.
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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Kauai: Hawaii Movie Tours

See the Garden Island through a filmmaker’s lens on this full-day tour of Kauai’s most famous movie locations. Travel aboard a comfortable minibus to the beaches, towns, waterfalls and lookout points that you may recognize from movies like ‘Blue Hawaii,’ ‘Tropic Thunder,’ ‘Pirates of the Caribbean,’ ‘Castaway’ and ‘Jurassic Park.’ Watch clips on board the bus, and then compare the Hollywood scenes to the breathtaking beauty right before your eyes.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Duration: 6 hours
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Na Pali Snorkel Adventure

Discover the spectacular scenery and old Hawaiian legends of the Napali Coast on a half-day snorkeling cruise from Hanalei Bay. Speed through the water and get close to the dramatic emerald cliffs, beaches and sea caves on a rigid-hull inflatable raft while a captain shares the history and myths of this rugged coast, accessible only by boat. Splash into protected, crystal-clear waters to snorkel among native fish and coral, and recharge with a sandwich lunch back on board.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Duration: 4 hours
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Private Tour: Kauai Sightseeing Adventure

Make the most of your time on Kauai with a private tour tailored to suit your interests. Select from an East and North Shore itinerary or a tour of the island’s West and South Shores. Your private guide takes you to numerous local highlights, including charming towns, the best beaches, secluded waterfalls, and other natural attractions.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Duration: 6 hours
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Kauai Deluxe Sightseeing Flight

Choose 1 passenger when booking to see your pricing options on this bird’s-eye view of Kauai’s spectacular scenery with a deluxe air tour! Marvel at natural wonders like the Na Pali Coast, Waimea Canyon, Hanalei Bay and tropical waterfalls. Soar over the Garden Island in an aircraft specially designed for sightseeing as your pilot provides narration through high-tech headsets during the 1-hour flight.
  • Duration: 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Duration: 1 hour 5 minutes
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Vintage Biplane Tour of Kauai

Soar over Kauai aboard a vintage biplane for unmatched aerial views of the Garden Island! On a 70-minute flight, get a bird’s-eye perspective on Kauai’s diverse topography and amazing natural attractions. Fly above the Waimea Canyon, Hanalei Bay, Mt Waialeale, cascading waterfalls, white sandy beaches and more while your expert pilot provides narration on the island’s history and geography.
  • Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes
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Kauai Learn to Surf Lesson - Private & Group Lessons

Learn to surf Kauai’s famous waves with this 2-hour surf lesson on the shores of beautiful Hanalei Bay. Your instructor, a local surfing expert, will teach you fundamentals of paddling, reading the waves and standing up. It’s a great introduction to surfing for beginners, and group size limited to four people to ensure a personalized experience. Toward the end of your lesson, enjoy free time in the mellow waters of Hanalei Bay to practice your new surf skills.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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North Shore Kauai Driving Tour App

Explore Kauai's scenic north shore with Shaka Guide and visit the beautiful beaches, gorgeous hiking trails and even a hidden waterfall. You will love the gripping stories we tell of this unique island.Skip the tour bus & explore Kauai at your own pace for a fraction of the cost with the best self-guided audio GPS tours for Hawaii!Rated the #1 best GPS tour app for Hawaii with over 6,000+ raving reviews and 200,000+ downloads. Why you need it:✅ You don't need service because you can download the tours & use them offline✅ Much cheaper than a tour bus at only $9.99 for lifetime access✅ Save time planning your trip because we have the best stops lined up✅ Freedom to stop and go as you please, unlike a tour bus where you are confined to the pre-determined route (no fun!)✅ Hear cool and fun stories along the way (and some corny joke's that might make you laugh)
  • Duration: 4 to 6 hours
  • Duration: 4 to 6 hours
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Private Kauai North Shore Tour

Discover Kauai’s highlights and hidden gems on a full-day private tour that offer a personal glimpse of the island’s local culture and history. Navigate the Garden Isle in a private minivan, and feel the mist from a pair of beautiful waterfalls. Look out to sea from the Kilauea Lighthouse and Hanalei Bay, and watch for whales and endangered geese at a wildlife refuge. Visit Kauai hidden beaches and ancient sites and learn about Kauai's history and local culture along the way.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Duration: 7 hours
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Best of Kauai Tour by Land, River, and optional Air

Spend a whole day exploring the best of Kauai’s beauty and culture on a tour combining land, water, and aerial sightseeing. Skip the car rental and let a local driver and guide show you the Garden Isle’s top sights, from romantic Hanalei Bay and the Kilauea Lighthouse to a bird sanctuary and historic sugar cane plantations. Catch a boat up the Wailua River to the Fern Grotto for a traditional hula show, and upgrade to soar over the entire island on a fixed-wing airplane tour.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Duration: 7 hours
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Oahu to Kauai Day Trip: The Movie Tour

Jet set to Kauai for the day and take a movie tour of the Island’s TV and film locations. Visit Wailua Falls, Hanama'ula Bay, Moloaʻa Beach, and more, and see if you can recognize spots from movie fame like Jurassic Park, Elvis Presley’s Blue Hawaii, Pirates of the Caribbean, Gilligan’s Island, and so many others. Recharge with a casual lunch at Aqua Kauaʻi Beach Resort and avoid the stress of travel planning with all of the logistics taken care of for you.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Duration: 7 hours
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Kauai Learn to Surf Semi-Private Lessons

Not only is Hanalei Bay on Kauai one of the most beautiful spots in Hawaii, but it’s also one of Kauai’s best places for first learning how to surf. On this private Kauai surf lesson, your expert instructor will teach you how to paddle and pop up on waves, and will have you up and riding faster than you ever thought was possible. With the sun on your shoulders and the green mountains in front of you, you’ll experience the thrill, joy, and beauty of surfing on Kauai.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Kauai Movie Adventure

got Movies?  Hollywood loves Kauai...a favorite place to film blockbuster films.  Come re-live famous scenes, both classics and new, all filmed on the lush and beautiful island of Kauai on this unique tour and adventure.
  • Duration: 6 to 7 hours
  • Duration: 6 to 7 hours
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Creative Soul of Kauai Scavenger Hunt

Ready for a fun and challenging adventure through the magic town of Hanalei? This scavenger hunt is part detective adventure, social experience and history walk. Your prehunt powwow will take place at the picnic tables at Harvest Market. Your two hour adventure will then commence, as you seek answers throughout Hanalei to clues about Hawaiian history and culture, meet friendly locals, learn some Hawaiian and get super creative with photo and video clues. You will start in the heart of Hanalei and will go north to a famous landmark and then to the beach and pier to search for clues on Hawaii's most beautiful beach. You will discover secrets of Hanalei and little nooks and crannies only locals can show you. You will meet back at the picnic table while we hear your stories/review your clues and tally your score and hear your fun stories of your adventure. Feel free to email for specific time and date requests. Find FAQ answered on Creative Soul Scavenger hunt website.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Duration: 2 hours
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