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Since 1997, TryKauai.com has provided visitors, as well as local residents with information about Kauai, whether it is booking just one activity or complete vacation itineraries before your arrival or while you are on island. There are no fees for our services. We promote reputable and experienced vendors on Kauai who over the years have received wonderful feedback. Our service offers honest ratings from a local's perspective, taking into consideration the feedback we've received, ultimately giving you the special attention you deserve. Mahalo Nui Loa
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Located on the North Shore of Kauai with Evan Valiere 
Learn to surf with the Pros in Beautiful Hanalei Bay!
Rent-A-Local!

“Experience Kauai through the eyes of a local.”

24 hour Cancellation Policy applies to ALL reservations.
At Rent-A-Local Kauai we offer hosting, activities, and services for visitors who want personal or private tours for small groups or families.

Stand Up Paddle, Hike, & Snorkel Tour- includes lunch $90-$125 • Snorkel Tours $55 -$150
Hike Guides $55- $350 • Photo Tours $100-$450 • Kayak Tours $75-$225

Hanalei Surf School Instructors
All instructors are friendly, insightful, knowledgeable teachers with years of surfing experience as well as First Aid, CPR, and American Red Cross Ocean Lifeguard safety certified.

Evan Valiere: Owner/ Instructor, Pro Surfer
Evan Valiere is a professional surfer from the North Shore of Kauai. As a pro he has accomplished winning the Xcel Pro at Sunset Beach, placing 5th at the Pipeline Masters and has been featured on the covers of Surfer Magazine, Surfing Magazine, FreeSurf Magazine, and Nalu Underground Magazine. As the owner of Hanalei Surf School Evan enjoys teaching new surfers the joy of riding waves for their first time. 

Brittney Valverde: SUP Instructor/ Yoga Teacher/ Hiking Guide/Host
Brittney Valverde surfing north shore Oahu, Hawaii Hanalei Surf School
She practices yoga in Hanalei with Bhavanni Maki Yoga Hanalei Teacher Owner, Hanalei Surf School Brittney Valverde has been surfing since she was 12 years old, and still loves to ride waves to this day. As a Yoga Alliance certified instructor with 9 plus years of Yoga practice and daily lifestyle drawn to good vibes and good health she’s just the type of host you’ll want to meet on your stay.  Her style and grace in and out of the water will be warmly felt during your time with her whether learning to SUP, on the yoga mat, or along the beautiful mountains of Kauai. Born and raised in Hawaii Brittney is a true ambassador of the Aloha Spirit. How about Yoga on a SUP?


Rainforest Adventure
Images Courtesy of Mike
Rainforest ~ Half Day, 4 X4 Van Tour & Nature Walk ~ Explore the Heart of Kauai


Four Wheel Drive and Hiking Adventure ~ Journey to the Heart of Kauai.
Juices, sodas, bottles water, & snacks are provided, along with plant photo book, rain poncho, umbrella and backpack.
Mt. Waialeale, at the center of Kauai, is the wettest place on earth. This half day adventure combines four wheel drive access and hiking to give you an unparalleled experience. From convenient departure locations, expert guides will lead you to the heart of Kauai. Heading inland from Wailua on Kuamoo Road (580) past Opaekaa Falls and the Wailua Reservoir to the Keahua Arboretum. From the Arboretum, fasten your seat belts because you are going on a bumpy ride, further into the heart of Kauai. The trail crosses streams and winds through the dense forest to the, "Gate", used in Jurassic Park. You'll park at the gate and have an easy half hour stroll past wild flowers and gorgeous vistas to the source, where water is diverted into the irrigation system of Lihue Plantation. This is a great opportunity to learn about the history and culture of Hawaii from experienced guides in a breathtaking natural environment. The weather can be unpredictable and heavy rain will be cause for cancellation. A little rain is no problem as umbrellas, ponchos and walking sticks are provided, as well as back packs, snacks and beverages. (no rain, no rainbows) There is a total of about 3 miles of walking involved in this tour. The trail is not difficult but between the bumpy roads and the walking, this tour is not recommended for people with neck or back problems, people prone to motion sickness or who are not at least moderately fit. This tour is operated in the Wailua Forest Management Area, under a permit issued by the Na Ala Hele Trail Access Program of the Department of Land and Natural Resources. A portion of the price of the tour is paid to Na Ala Hele for the maintenance and improvement of trails on Kauai. Group sizes are a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 12. 
Available Monday - Fridays Only & No Holidays via State Permit
Tours Available Daily ~ 7:45 am & 12:45 pm
Return Times ~ 12:00 noon & 5:00 pm
Length of Tour:  4 hours
Adults $80.00 & Children (5-12 yrs) $50.00 including tax
They do not take children under 5 years old on this tour.
Maximum Pax is 12 ~ 100% charge on same-day cancellations or no-shows :(
Kauai Nature Tours
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Many popular activities are sold out days, weeks, or very often months in advance year around.
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When on Kauai, call (808) 245-3564 for a easy update from the National Weather Forecast at Lihue Airport
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