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Traveling Consciously – Protecting Hawaii’s Marine Life

Whether you are relaxing on the beach or on a snorkel tour its important to remember to respect the land and wildlife while in Hawaii. Residents throughout the islands are making serious efforts to protect marine life that are critical to our ecosystems. When visiting, always remember to keep a safe distance and do not…

Best Waterfalls on Kauai

Wailua Falls – You’ve probably already seen a photo of Wailua Falls without knowing it. It’s one of the most photographed falls on the island. This glorious waterfall is located right above Lihue off Highway 56. It’s a short scenic drive to the lookout point at the end of the road. This waterfall doesn’t disappoint! Don’t…

Winter on Na Pali

Winter is here and you know what that means… big waves and big whales! We are stoked to announce that we had our first whale sightings in October this year. There were even killer whales seen in the waters off Oahu, which is EXTREMELY uncommon! With the winter season upon us, you can expect to…

Our Sister Company – Na Pali Experience

Did you know Na Pali Experience is our sister company? You can enjoy virtually the same tour, but on a different vessel. We even have the same great crew! Nervous about the raft but still want to see the Na Pali? We got you covered! Our 6 passenger vessel is great for our smaller groups…

Locals Only Day

We are proud to announced that the companies that are partnering with the new Kikiaola Boat Alliance will be offering a locals only day on Na Pali. We are stoked to offer free tours to the people of Kauai, many of whom never had to chance to experience Na Pali. We cannot thank the community…

Help Save Kauai’s Local Boat Charters

We need your Help! Bill HB1090 has been passed without public knowledge by our state legislature and is now awaiting Governor Green’s signature. If signed, this bill would result in the revocation of 15 permits from Kikiaola Small Boat Harbor. This action would have devastating consequences for our local small businesses, leaving a significant number…

History of the Na Pali Coast

The Na Pali Coast is a breathtaking stretch of coastline located along the northwest side of Kauai. With its dramatic cliffs, secluded beaches, lush valleys, and striking waterfalls, Na Pali Coast has become a favorite destination for hikers, kayakers, and nature enthusiasts from around the globe. One of the most distinctive features of the Na…

Going the Distance

Here at Na Pali Pirates, we understand the importance of being able to recieve your moneys worth for an entire, first class tour. Thats why, we are proud to be one of the few companies that take you along the entire Na Pali Coast!  The larger boats, turn around at Kalalau Valley because they come…

Raft vs Large Catamaran

When researching the Na Pali Coast it can be overwhelming due to all the choices that come up on the search engine. Should you go with a large catamaran? How about kayaking the coast? How do you choose between eight different zodiac raft companies?!  Look no further than Na Pali Pirates!  Our raft is the…

Boat or Helicopter- What is the Best Way to See the Na Pali?

The beautiful Na Pali coast spans 17 miles of coastline. On your Kauai vacation there are countless ways to explore this unforgettable paradise. One thing that you must do is see the Na Pali Coast. The two most popular ways are by air or sea. You can take a helicopter tour, which will fly you…