10 Hours

Kauai Waimea Canyon and Fern Grotto Tour

See the best that Kauai has to offer in air-conditioned comfort. You’ll explore the Waimea Canyon and cruise the Wailua River, all in a day!


Visit the 'Grand Canyon of the Pacific'!
See Opaekaa Falls & the Spouting Horn
Take a river cruise to the fern grotto
Enjoy the views at Hanapepe Valley Lookout

Activity Times

7:45 AM

What's included?

Round-trip transportation from major Kauai Hotels.
Admission to the Waimea Canyon Lookout.
Admission to the Wailua River Cruise and Fern Grotto.
Lunch is provided at a favorite, local restaurant.
Our guides provide expert, live narration throughout the journey.


Kauai Waimea Canyon and Fern Grotto Tour

A view of the Waimea Canyon on Kauai, with red cliffs and a waterfall in the distance. Discover the incredible beauty of the Garden Island on our Kauai Waimea Canyon and Fern Grotto Tour! This exciting journey takes you to some of the island's most famous and stunning places. This tour is perfect for anyone who wants to experience the natural beauty and cultural richness of the island in one unforgettable day. You're sure to have a day full of natural wonders and fascinating stories. Our adventure starts at the breathtaking Kauai Waimea Canyon Lookout. It's also known as the "Grand Canyon of the Pacific." You'll see why when you gaze upon the vast canyon with its striking red cliffs. It's like stepping into a painting!
Opaekaa Fall in Kauai pours out of a lush forest in two streams.Next, we'll head to the Spouting Horn Blowhole, where the ocean performs a unique water show. Watch as waves rush in through a natural tube in the rocks. It creates an awesome plume of ocean spray and the sound of a hissing dragon.Our journey continues to Opaeka'a Falls, a lovely waterfall surrounded by lush greenery. It's like a secret paradise tucked away in the jungle. Then, we'll enjoy a peaceful boat ride along the gentle Wailua River. As you float along, our guides will share stories about the river's history. This area is full of legends of Kauai Royalty. Finally, we'll explore the enchanting Fern Grotto. Inside, you'll find hanging ferns that make it feel like a magical forest.
Boats cruise up the Wailua River in a lush green valley with mountains in the background.Throughout the tour, our friendly guides will share interesting facts about Kauai's history and culture. Their live narration makes for a fun and educational experience for all ages. The Kauai Waimea Canyon and Fern Grotto Tour has something for everyone. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to see some amazing sights, join us for a fantastic day of discovery on the Garden Isle!

Operating Hours and Schedule

  • The Kauai Waimea Canyon and Fern Grotto Tour operates every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday with some exceptions. 
  • Please see the calendar for availability.


A full refund is provided if the tour is canceled more than 48 hours prior to tour departure time. If canceled within 48 hours of tour departure time or if guest no-shows no refund is provided.
Special Considerations
Waimea canyon lookout sits at 3400 feet in elevation.
It can get chilly up there, so please bring a light jacket.
People who have gone scuba diving should wait 72 hours before going on this tour.

Getting There

Round-trip hotel transportation is included from convenient Kauai locations. If your hotel or the place you are staying is not listed, we will pick you up at the closest location.

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