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Kauai Sea Rider Snorkel & Whale Watching Tours

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“captain tara”(91 reviews)
At team Sea Riders we pride ourselves in what makes us different from other companies. Kauai Sea Riders has been providing specialized small group Zodiac Eco Tours on Kauai since 2005. As a Marine Biologist, I have always focused on providing Eco...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Kukuiula Boat Harbor, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96741
+1 808-332-7238
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a great morning wit Captain Tara and Julie. Turtles everywhere! Great little adventure. Will be back.

Thank Jeff P
Reviewed 4 days ago

We really enjoyed our time snorkeling with Tara and Eddy. We saw a lot of turtles which was really exciting. They make everyone feel safe and comfortable out on the water. I borrowed a wetsuit shirt from them which was nice to have when out...More

Thank Kelsey V
Reviewed 1 week ago

The first time I snorkeled the 2 tips I got from a family member were to use spit as a defogger and to “watch out for stonefish!” I would have fared a lot better if I had gone out with Captain Tara and her kind...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went snorkeling with Kauai SeaRiders the last day of our trip and it was definitely the best day of our trip! Captain Tara and her crew are so knowledgeable about the island and about all the fish! They know of all the spots to...More

Thank Addy K
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this trip specifically for the sea turtles which we saw 4 swimming on the surface and 2 while we were snorkeling. But I did not expect to get such an amazing close up view of the dolphins swimming next to and right under...More

Thank 475stare
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tara, Julie and Elijah were our crew and they were great. The ocean was a bit rough to start with but we hung in there, the swells shrank and we saw everything we came to see. 2 species of Dolphin right next to the boat...More

Thank zgpablo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tara and Elijah were terrific educators and safety experts. They took pride in their job, Kauai, and marine life and it shows! I would highly recommend Kauai Sea Rider Tours. The snorkel tours provided spinning dolphins, turtles and loads of fish and other marine life....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to get off the beach and see some sea turtles, go with these guys. Small boat, great on the open sea, gets you away from the shore.

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Thank Chris H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Snorkeling was a cool experience - super awesome to swim with turtles! However, it was cut quite short - one of the guides said she was concerned about some of the waves. Total time actually snorkeling in the water was only about an hour at...More

Thank Romacka
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic time, not the all day tie you down thing most of the boat trips are. A great use of an incredible morning.

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20 April 2018|
Response from MissPuakai | Property representative |
Many companies choose to run their Napali Coast tours year round while we limit our trip to the summer months. We start our season when the North Swells end, and that is usually some time in May. I think May 15th is likely... More
Hannah F
26 February 2018|
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Response from MissPuakai | Property representative |
Aloha Hannah- We definitely provide dry bags, and as the others have commented your camera should be safe in the dry bag and when we see something we will buzz over quickly then give you time to pull out cameras while we... More
Peter L
3 January 2018|
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Response from MissPuakai | Property representative |
We offer 3 trips - South shore snorkel, winter time whale watch, and summer time NaPali Coast tours. There aren't any navigable caves on the south shore trip, but the snorkeling is awesome. Almost guaranteed turtle... More