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Kauai Sea Rider Snorkel & Whale Watching Tours

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Kauai Sea Rider Snorkel & Whale Watching Tours
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“captain tara”(110 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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All reviews captain tara spinner dolphins marine biologist sea life zodiac boat the na pali coast bottle nose dolphins smaller boat prone to sea sickness sea caves manta ray small group excellent trip an adventure beautiful fish highly recommend this tour see whales
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We saw sea turtle and the crew was super awesome. One in our group got sick and they handled it like pros - to the point where she still had a great time. Would do it again for sure.

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Stay200777
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My 14 year old daughter and I had a great time on this snorkel tour. It was very safe and very informative. Saw spinner dolphins, turtles and lots of fish. The sea was pretty rough due to trade winds so a few people were sick....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 1215Allison
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I recently went on an excursion with this company and I couldn't be more pleased. We saw a humpback whale breach twice! Coolest thing I have ever seen. The captain was so informative (Given she is a marine biologist) and her energy emulated onto everyone...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CassandraEvans
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jeff P
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kelsey V
Reviewed 5 November 2018

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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Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Addy K
Reviewed 5 November 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 475stare
Reviewed 29 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank zgpablo
Reviewed 28 October 2018

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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Date of experience: October 2018
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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