Da Westside Explorer - Nature's Wonders, History & Local flavors (7-9hrs)

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Pricing Info: Per Person


Departs: Hawaii, Hawaii

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Why book with us?
- Boutique family owned and operated business
- Small groups (not to exceed 12) for an intimate experience
- Includes entrance to both, Waimea and Kokee State Park.
- Iconic and off the beaten path stops
- Taste locally sourced and home made foods, and shop for island made souvenirs, and artwork.
- All of your purchases will support small businesses.
- Live narrations of fascinating legends, geology, history and more.
- Comfortable air condition vehicles with large viewing windows.
- 11 stops on the Westside of Kauai.

Read full agenda under "What to Expect"

What's Included

10 percent off food at the Kokee Lodge restaurant

Air-conditioned vehicle

Bottled water

Entrance fee to Waimea and Kokee State Park

Letter size map of Kauai

What's Not Included


Infant and toddler car seats. if you have one please bring it.

We will make a 1 hour stop at The Kokee Lodge for lunch. We will be contacting you the day before the tour to provide tour details. Make sure to provide a good phone number so we can contact you.

Wheelchair accessibility. Our vehicles have no place to stow wheelchairs and walkers.

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 5
  • CHILD: Age: 6 - 12
  • ADULT: Age: 13 - 100

Additional Info

  • Be on time. We will not wait as this tour has many pick up points and is a long day.
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • If you weigh 300 lbs and up please contact us so we can make arrangements to give you an extra seat. There will be an additional fee for this.
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • No walkers and wheelchair allowed as we do not have enough space when tours are full. Check with us the day before to see if we will have space to fit your walker.
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Service animals allowed
  • Tour needs a minimum of 6 people to go. We will let you know if we don't meet the minimum 24 hours before the tour so you can book a different experience or request the same one as a private.
  • Wear comfortable clothing, good walking shoes, hat or cap, and sunglasses.
  • **Masks are encouraged but not mandatory. **Bring your own hand sanitizer. **If you are feeling the slightest bit sick or under the weather DO NOT participate on this activity.
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • If you are concerned about your health or have an underlying health condition we encourage you to book a private tour on our website**
  • In consideration for on time guests and our after hours duties we are unable to wait for late arrivals.
  • No refunds pass the 24 hours prior to the start of the tour.
  • Provide a good phone number to contact you when booking. We will be contacting you the day before the tour via text with tour details and/or any changes. Acknowledge the message when you get it.
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Kauai Coffee Company
We will visit the largest orchard of coffee growers and roasters in the US. Sample about 5 varieties for free. Stroll through part of the orchard on a self guided tour, and learn all the stages of growing coffee from seed to cup. Do some shopping for Kauai grown coffee beans, and local souvenirs. You don't like coffee? Enjoy a cold beverage or ice cream at their snack shop.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

We will sweeten your day with a brief stop at Aloha Sweet Delights Bakery where can purchase locally and home made goodies such as our famous malasadas and manju.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Captain James Cook Statue
In Waimea town, Kauai, we will make a brief stop where the first Western explorer, Captain James Cook, landed on the islands.
We will share the incredible stories of his journey and his death.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Waimea Canyon State Park
We will make 6 stops in the Waimea Canyon State Park, including the main lookout, 800' Waipo'o Falls, Puuhinahina and others not listed on the maps. Marvel at the mini Grand Canyon of the Pacific from various angles, and the Forbidden Island of Niihau. Get your camera ready for some of the most unforgettable pictures of your trip.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Koke'e State Park
In the Koke'e State park we will enjoy a leisure lunch at the Koke'e Lodge Restaurant. Their food and drinks are locally sourced, homemade and delicious (Not included on tour price).You get 10% off your meal, and at their retail shop. After lunch you will have free time to explore the Koke'e museum of natural cultural history, take a stroll through the beautiful grassy field surrounded by Sugi and Redwood pines, go on a short and easy nature walk to learn about the native flora, and/or feed the chickens.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Last in our agenda is a visit to the old historic and charming town of Hanapepe, where you can support small locally owned businesses, do some shopping for Hawaii MADE souvenirs and art, cool off with a delicious locally made fruit popsicle, visit to the famous Talk Story Bookstore for some rare and antique books, and walk across the swinging bridge built in 1912, if you dare!

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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