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Final Month of the Na Pali Pirates Season

Open Ceiling Cave, Na Pali Coast

Our final month of the season is upon us. We only operate during peak summer months (May-September) to ensure that you have the best tour possible! This means that there are only weeks left to enjoy the entire Na Pali Coast on our zodiac raft!  Don’t miss out on the best opportunity to experience the…

Going the Distance

Nualolo Reef and Cove

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

Na Pali Coast Raft Adventures

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?

Kauai's stunning Na Pali Coast

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…

Exploring the Na Pali Coast Sea Caves- Double Door

A Cave waterfall

The Na Pali Coast is filled with several amazing beaches, caves, reefs, and views. One of the benefits of exploring the coast with us on our small catamarans is that we are able to access every single sea cave! Adventuring each cave is one of our favorite things to do on tour. Each cave is unique…

Na Pali Coast; Open Ceiling Cave

Open Ceiling Cave, Na Pali Coast

Visiting the Open Ceiling cave is a fan favorite when it comes to the sea caves along the Na Pali Coast! The cave was not always as it is today, it was once a hallowed out lava tube. Over the years, erosion and power waves caused the top of the cave to collapse and created…

3 Ways to See the Na Pali Coast

View of the beach and cliffs from the water

The Na Pali Coast is one of the most amazing and beautiful sights to see in all of Hawaii. If you visit Hawaii-more specifically Kaua’i-taking a tour of the Na Pali Coast is a must! There are several different tour options when considering seeing the Coast of the Na Pali. The first option is by…

Why we are closed during the Winter Months (Oct-April)

The raft speeding along the coast

  One of the main questions we are asked every year is “Why are you closed during the winter?” Napali Pirates is open only during the summer months, with the season beginning May 1st and operating every day until the last day of September. We are closed during the Hawaii winter months, October-April. Our answer…

The Perfect Kauai Day [Must Do List]

We asked our social media manager Aria Juliet to describe her perfect Kauai day. “I would start off my day waking up at the Grand Hyatt Kauai in Koloa. There is no better place to stay on the island. Sleeping between the luxurious white linens with the fresh ocean air coming through your lanai will guarantee you…

Top 5 Must Do on Kauai

Na Pali Coast, Honopu

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 of lush native vegetation,…