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Afternoon Napali Adventure

Adult Ages 13+
Child Ages 5-12

Napali Coast Tours from Hanalei

Hanalei boat tours

If you’re ready for an action-packed, wet & wild adventure on Kauai’s incredible Napali Coast, look no further! Join us as we cruise along one of the most extremely beautiful and humbling sections of coastline in the world.

We will treat you to incredible sights, but this is a true adventure which can be windy, bumpy, and wet at times, due to the type of vessel and daily conditions in the area. Give us a call to discuss other tour options if you aren’t ready for adventure level ten!

Today, this section of the coast is designated as the Napali State Wilderness Park, but it was once home to thousands of thriving native Hawaiians. Then and now, Napali is distinguished by her towering sea cliffs, lush emerald valleys, sea caves, cascading waterfalls, secluded beaches, crystal-clear bluest-blue waters, and often rainbows.

Our two Kauai-built rigid-bottom inflatable-hull vessels are the boats to take you and your loved ones to this most magical place in safety, style, and comfort. In 2022, our company became the first tour boat company in the state of Hawaii to implement cutting-edge, energy-saving diesel outboard motor technology. In addition to using roughly half of the fuel as gasoline outboard motors, our new diesel engines have the added benefit of being significantly quieter than gas motors—which makes for a more pleasant experience! Also, taking highly flammable gasoline completely out of the picture dramatically increases safety. Other “creature comforts” you’ll experience on our boats are forward-facing seating and full-size marine bathrooms.

Departing from Hanalei Bay means that we’re on the heart of the Napali Coast within minutes—no time wasted “getting there.” Our experienced Captains and crew members will point out interesting geological features and share history, myths, and legends of the coast as we cruise along, keeping our eyes peeled for Hawaiian spinner dolphins, sea turtles, pelagic seabirds, and other wildlife. This afternoon tour is short and sweet, enough time to soak up all the sights of Napali and still enjoy your own morning or evening adventures on your own. Snacks and drinks are provided.

Be sure to bring your camera on this visually stunning ocean adventure that conveniently departs from Hanalei Bay and is likely to become the highlight of your trip to Kauai. Come see what all the hype is about and do so safely and comfortably with Holo Holo Charters!

We pride ourselves on creating fun and memorable ocean adventures for our guests. Your safety is our top priority; therefore, all tour routes, destinations, and snorkeling activities are dependent on ocean and weather conditions. Conditions around Kauai can change quickly, so our expert captains are constantly analyzing and may wait until check-in time to determine the best route for the day. If that occurs, you will have the opportunity to go on the altered tour, reschedule to another day, or cancel your tour at no charge if it is weather-related. If you have any questions or concerns, please call us at 808-335-0815 so we can help create the best experience for you and your family!

Your Tour Includes

  • Views of the Napali Coast with a dramatic departure from Hanalei Bay
  • Snacks
  • Soft drinks and bottled water
  • We commonly see dolphins, sea turtles, and seabirds on this tour.

Tour Details

  • Check-in at 12:30 p.m. or 1:00 p.m. at our Hanalei location (please call for check-in time).
  • Tour length: 3 hours
  • Sightseeing tour only (No Snorkeling)

For safety, no pregnant women or children under 5 are allowed on this tour.

Note that tours often fill up 2-3 weeks in advance. Booking your tour early in your vacation window is a good idea in case the weather forces us to postpone your tour.

Private boat tour



Disclaimer: This is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure. It may not be suitable for individuals who are physically challenged. Those who suffer from motion sickness should take precautions. Safety and your experience are always our top priority. Ocean conditions can sometimes turn rough, therefore all tour routes and destinations are subject to change due to weather. Snorkeling depends on ocean conditions. Please review our full Passenger Policy here.

Kauai health and safety

Adventurer II & III: Fun, Fast, Rigid Inflatables

Adventurer II and III are super-fast, modern, rigid-hull inflatable boats. Not to be confused with a Zodiac-type rubber raft, they’re made with a channeled fiberglass hull that cuts through the waves. Twin 225 hp outboard motors allow for a top speed up to 30 knots!

The high speed of these rafts, combined with our unique North Shore departure, brings the Napali Coast into view just minutes after we leave Hanalei Bay — no one gets to the coast faster. – Learn more.

Kauai may be called the garden island but viewing this beautiful island from the sea really gives a fuller appreciation for its magnificent rugged coast.