Kikiaola Harbor is located on the south coast of Kauai two miles west of the Waimea River mouth near the town of Kekaha. Kikiaola is the gateway to the Na Pali coast and is the home port of many of the rafting adventures to the beautiful Na Pali coast.
Kikiaola Harbor
• Sea Caves and Waterfalls - 5-1/2 Hour Expedition
• Na Pali Snorkel Adventure - 4-Hour Expedition
Port Allen Harbor
• Capt. Andy's Rafting Na Pali Day Expedition
• Capt. Andy's Rafting Na Pali Snorkel Adventure
Northern Star
Kauai Sunset
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Kekaha, Kauai, Hawaii 96752
(808) 335-5361
Mailing address:
2494 Niumalu Road, Lihue, Hawaii 96766
• Na Pali Morning Magic
• Na Pali Afternoon Adventure
Na Pali Experience, LLC
Kikiaʻola Small Boat Harbor, Kekaha, HI 96752
4 Moorings (< 3' draft)Loading Dock • Boat Ramp
Picnic AreaRestroomsVessel Washdown
Beach next doorRafting Cruises to Na Pali Coast
Kikiaola Beach, Kauai
21° 57′ 31″ N, 159° 41′ 31″ W
Na Pali Coast Tour on the Makana
(Max 12 Passengers)
Na Pali Coast Tour on the Na Pali Kai III
(Max 32 Passengers)
Na Pali Coast Tour on the Seiko 
(Max 16 Passengers)
Makana Charters World Cat
Makana Charters and Tours
Makana Charters Cat
Photos courtesy Makana Charters & Tours
4516 Alawai Rd., Waimea, HI 96796
Dive in for an ultimate experience. Join us on a Na Pali Coast tour aboard the 49 foot catamaran the Na Pali Kai III. This vessel is equipped with powerful twin 370’s hp Cummins diesel engines with Sea Fury surface drives that give a fast and comfortable ride.
Our new Seiko is a comfortable 34’ custom built Catamaran for the Napali Coast, is powered by twin 300hp cruising at 20 to 22 knots. We are Coast Guard certified for 18 passengers seats 20 but our seating is limited to only 16 passengers for group charters for your safety and comfort. For private charters we can carry up to 18 passengers.
The Makana is a comfortable 32’ custom built Lightning Catamaran is powered by twin eco-friendly diesel Steyr engines (500 hp) cruising at 20 to 22 knots. We are Coast Guard certified for 19 passengers but our seating is limited to only 12 passengers for your safety and comfort.
Live Reservations
Na Pali Coast Tours offers active ocean adventures year round.  Depart from Kikiaola Small Boat Harbor on the sunny west side or from Hanalei Bay on the lush north shore.
Join us today for a Na Pali Coast tour experience of a lifetime!
Na Pali Snorkel Adventure
Na Pali Sight See Adventure
Enjoy a narrated tour as we take you down the Na Pali coastline. Explore up to six ancient sea caves, cascading waterfalls, and some of the best snorkeling spots on the North Shore!
Take in Na Pali’s splendor and dramatic views! Explore ancient sea caves, waterfalls, and look for wild life as we cruise down the Na Pali coastline.  Dress to get wet and plan to catch a lot of sun and sea spray!
From Kikiaola Boat Harbor we begin our journey toward the beautiful Na Pali Coast, you will have the opportunity to experience Hawaii’s amazing marine wildlife including dolphins, sea turtles, and in the right season – Humpback Whales! Once we reach the coastline, our captains will amaze you as they take you up close to waterfalls and sea caves at the base of Kauai’s 3,500 ft tall sea cliffs. You will hear about the amazing history of the Na Pali Coast, stopping at the best possible photo spots to capture this once in a lifetime experience. Once we have journeyed to the end of the 17 mile Na Pali Coast in our state of the art Power Catamaran, our adventure will continue to Makole, our pristine snorkeling spot along the base of the Na Pali Coast. You will experience a wonderful blue ocean snorkel complete with Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles (Honu) and a vast array of beautiful reef fish.
Photo courtesy Na Pali Explorer
(808) 427-3155
Na Pali Coast Power Catamaran
Scenic and Snorkel Tour
Live Reservations
Live Reservations