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Na Pali Tour: North Shore vs South Side vs West Side Departure

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When picking a tour company to go on our Na Pali Coast raft tour, one of the factors you will be weighing is location, location, location. Depending on other activities planned during your time on Kauai, you might default to booking something that is closer to your lodging. The most common spots for a Na…

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Most Fun Na Pali Coast Tour

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Are you looking for fun and adventure on the open seas? Na Pali Pirates is the choice for you! Our Na Pali Coast Rafting Tour does it all and more! Fast, exciting, and boat loads of fun, Na Pali Pirates is the perfect adventure for anyone wanting to explore their wild side. Our 27 foot…

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Top 5 Must Do on Kauai

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Eat Local Kauai has an abundance of freshly grown local fruit and vegetables and Kauai-made products. Some of our favorite places to eat local are Cafe Lure in Waimea, Koloa Fish Market, and Aloha ‘Aina Juice Cafe in Puhi. Hike in Koke’e Koke’e State Park is a great place for day hiking. The trails are full…

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Now Offering Tours 7 Days a Week!

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Na Pali Pirates is the premier rafting tour of Na Pali Coast. We are now doing tours DAILY from 9:30 am-2:30 pm. Na Pali Pirates operates a 27 ft Zodiac Hurricane Rigid Hulled Raft for its Na Pali Coast adventures on Kauai. Our vessel started life as a Navy Special Operations Vessel prior to being…

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Pineapple: The Golden Treasure of the Pirate Tour

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The reviews are in – people love our pineapple! Our crew slices and dices up the pineapple right there while the Na Pali Coast tour is anchored at Nualolo. Something about the combination of the salt water, warm weather and sweet local pineapple, perfectly chilled and freshly cut, make it the very best! “…if that is not enough…

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Dolphins You’ll See on Na Pali Coast Tour

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Dolphin encounters are one of highlight of any Na Pali Coast Boat Trip. The Hawaiian word for dolphin is Nai’a. There are 4 kinds of dolphins in the Hawaiian waters, and the two most common species spotted in the waters around Kaua’i are Bottlenose Dolphins and Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins. Bottlenose Dolphins are the most common…

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Most Instaworthy Sites on Na Pali Coast

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Dolphin Encounters! From the stretch at Mana all the way up to Kalalau there is chance to see dolphins, eagle rays, fishes, and sea turtles. Open Ceiling Cave, most unique sea cave on the coast! Kalalau Valley, most beloved photo opportunity Sea Caves; In addition to open ceiling, there is Wai’napanapa, Honeymooners, Wai’ahu’akua,…

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Na Pali Coast Cleanup

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We were so stoked to take part of the 1st Annual Na Pali Coast Clean Up last month. Na Pali Pirates, Na Pali Experience, and our friends who work and play on the coast got together to collect trash along the 17 miles of coastline. 2,000 lbs of marine debris were collected and almost all… More »

Reef Safe Sunscreen

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At Na Pali Pirates, we do our best to protect our treasures. Nualolo Kai, our Na Pali snorkeling spot on our Na Pali Coast tour, is home to an active reef with a lot of marine life.  Keeping the reef alive and healthy for generations is very important to us. One of the ways we…

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Best Places to Eat in Waimea, Kauai

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A day out on Na Pali Coast will certainly work up a healthy appetite. After 5 hours of riding on the coast, zipping in and out of sea caves and snorkeling at Nualolo, you will be ready to chow down! Waimea is the town right before Kikialoa Boat Harbor and has…

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