See the World’s Most Famous Coastline!

Explore the Ultimate NaPali Cruise.

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Why Choose Us?

  • Native Hawaiian Owned & Operated

  • Closer Departure = More Time On Coast

  • Explore Multiple Sea Caves & Sea Life

  • Smaller Crowds

  • Complete Snorkel Gear & Flotation Devices

  • Delicious Deli lunch, cold drinks & local juices

  • All Ages (weather permitting)

  • On board Restroom

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Na Pali Coast

See the World’s Most Famous Coastline!

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3 Boats to choose from

NA PALI KAI III Our amazing catamaran!

Explore multiple Sea Caves.
Dive in for the ultimate experience, the Na Pali Kai III does it all! She gets up close and explore sea caves, This vessel is equipped with powerful twin 330 hp Cummins diesel engines with Sea Fury surface drives that give a fast and comfortable ride to the NaPali Coast. 360 walk around for picture taking is ideal, known to be the smoothest riding catamaran on the NaPali Coast, larger On-board restroom, fresh water shower and easy access for boarding and snorkeling

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Deli Lunch
Snacks & mixed soft drinks
Snorkel Gear
Adults: $149 • Children: $109
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4.5 – 5 hour NaPali Tour
Adults: $134 • Children: $98 plus tax

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Makana up to 12 Passengers

The Makana is a comfortable 32’ custom built Lightning Catamaran is powered by twin eco-friendly diesel Steyr engines (500 hp) cruising at 20 to 22 knots. We are Coast Guard certified for 19 passengers with 12 seats for your safety and comfort.
Adults: $179 • Children: $119
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Adults: $161 • Children: $107 plus tax

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New 27′ World Cat
A first class private charter up to 6 passengers.

This 27′ Cat is full of luxury settings, very beautiful, smooth riding, and plush seating all across the board. If your group has 6 or under and looking for an intimate ride we can bet you’ll be very satisfied! She is equipped with fresh water shower, On-board restroom, very plush seating and much more! Take control of your very own private boat charters.
Private 5 hour NaPali Tour: $1,299 plus tax

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The Na Pali Coast of Kauai is full of Natural Beauty and Wonder

Our family has been showing visitors on Kauai for hundreds of years. We have a fleet of boats that are built specifically to navigate this rugged coastline in comfort. With three different styles of riding to choose from, your group will have an unforgettable time on the water with our passionate local crew.

Our Value

  • Amazing 5-Hour Tour

  • Deli lunch, cold drinks & Local juices

  • All snorkel equipment & Flotation devices

  • West departure:ast, more time on coast

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Offering Private Tours

  • Perfect for smaller groups

  • Up to 12 pax on Makana

  • Up to 14 pax on Raft

  • Up to 32 pax on our Na Pali Kai III

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  • Waterfalls

  • Spinner dolphins

  • Our Hawaiian History

  • Amazing sea life & much more!

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