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Kauai Waimea Canyon Experience

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Overview
Over 100 years ago Mark Twain nicknamed Waimea Canyon the "Grand Canyon of the Pacific". Experience nature's grandeur first hand on a Waimea Canyon Kauai tour. This fully guided scenic tour takes you to Waimea Canyon and other picturesque locations on Kauai, with plenty of photo stops along the way.
Itinerary
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  • 1
    Waimea Canyon State Park
    Stop: 45 minutes -
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  • 2
    Spouting Horn
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 3
    Hanapepe Valley Lookout
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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You'll return to the starting point
Highlights
  • Get the best views of Waimea Canyon on this comprehensive tour
  • Learn lesser-known geological details from your guide
  • Transportation and hotel pickup and drop-off included for ease
  • See Kauai's highlights, including Spouting Horn, in just one day
What to Expect
Your tour begins with early morning pickup from your Kauai hotel in Poipu, Lihue, or Wailua. Board the comfortable air-conditioned coach and head out. Learn about Kauai's history and culture as you make your way west to Waimea Canyon. Pass first through the historic town of Hanapepe, one-time home to many WWII soldiers and a popular filming location, and then continue to Spouting Horn, a natural blowhole where plumes of seawater shoot into the air. Then it's time to take a break for lunch at a local restaurant (own expense). As you approach Waimea Canyon, the tropical landscape gives way to a red clay desert of rocky basalt outcroppings. You stop to soak up the scenery at the top of the canyon while gazing down into the cavernous expanse of layered red lava rock. After winding your way out of the canyon, your tour concludes with drop-off at your hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We pickup from Kapa'a, Wailua, Lihue, Poipu & Koloa areas. For guests staying at a North Shore or Princeville hotel, the meeting point is at the Outrigger Waipouli hotel in Kapa'a. Parking available at the municipal parking lot near the Outrigger Waipouli hotel.
Departure Time
7:00 AM
Duration
6h
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop off (excludes Princeville resorts)
  • Tour narration by a professional driver/guide
  • Local taxes
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Special Needs requests must be called in to the local supplier AT LEAST 1 week prior to tour date. All special needs requests are handled and accommodated on a situational basis.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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The Wiamea Canyon tour was incredible of so many different areas. The foliage and natural flowers that grew in the rain forest were breathtaking. The spouting horn was truly something that came from our creator God. The movements of the Hawaiian dancers and singers was so
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We ended up booked somehow on the longer tour even though we paid for shorter one. We felt we were all but held captive for 10 hours. Due to a handicapped individual on board, we had to change to a large motor coach for 15 people, but we understood. What is not clear in the
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Response from PolyAdTours, Manager at Kauai Waimea Canyon Experience
Responded 10 Nov 2019
Aloha, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are sorry to hear you were not satisfied with your Waimea Canyon tour. Mahalo for your valued feedback and we hope you had a nice vacation on Kaua‘i.
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We enjoyed this tour. Joseph was knowledgeable and interesting. He knew a lot about the island history, it’s people and vegetation. The views were amazing!
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My tour guide, Rosario, was interesting, entertaining, and really knew his stuff. The actual stops on the tour were wonderful! Loved the Waimea Canyon and the Wailua River Cruise/Fern Grotto tour! The lunch options were fabulous. Rosario stopped at a few unscheduled spots which
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My fiancée really wanted to check this out so we booked it before we got here. We got Kats as our guide and she was great. She did a wonderful job of explaining the history of this island and interacting with all the passengers on the bus. When we stopped there was more than
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Larry C
Merlin, Oregon
258
Two for One
We stayed on the south end of the island and were not going to make the trip north. We booked the movie tour and
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Xanerin
Alice Springs, Australia
1160513
Informative and Fun
We had an amazing guide who made this tour one of our best. It was fun, informative, entertaining, and exciting.
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Arlene L
31
Director's Cut - Very Enjoyable Tour/Excursion
We booked this tour through NCL. It was a very nice day, and we felt we saw many beautiful areas that Kauai has to
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Kathleen C
21
Waimea Canyon Tour and Fern Grotto
The Wiamea Canyon tour was incredible of so many different areas. The foliage and natural flowers that grew in
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CJTDJT
Bowie, Maryland
3411
Director's Cut - Fascinating tour of film locations on Kauai
This half-day tour used locations of movies and television shows shot in Kauai as a theme. It provided not only a
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Eherby
Gahanna, Ohio
25348
Interesting and boring at the same time
We booked this on a cruise and pay more, so if you are on a ship, feel free to book direct. Nice buses and
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Sue S
Emerald Isle, North Carolina
119
You will not see the whole canyon
We ended up booked somehow on the longer tour even though we paid for shorter one. We felt we were all but held
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Bonnie B
131
Beautiful!
We enjoyed this tour. Joseph was knowledgeable and interesting. He knew a lot about the island history, it’s
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kanta38
London, United Kingdom
51
Kanta
I had a great time on the tour. We went all over the island. The tour guide was really good. Very knowledgable. I
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KayG
178
5 star experience
My tour guide, Rosario, was interesting, entertaining, and really knew his stuff. The actual stops on the tour
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Key Details
  • Duration: 6h
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  • Languages Offered: English
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