3 hrs
All Ages
Minimum Age

Rainforest River Kayak Self-Guided Tour

Best Oahu Kayak Experience for Families

This is the Best Kayaking Experience on Oahu. This self-guided* Oahu kayak tour takes you up a calm river into the valley then out into the bay for a great view of the coast. Enjoy the picturesque landscape of turquoise ocean, secluded beach, green-clad mountains, and plentiful jungle of Kahana Valley.

The whole place has an Amazonian like feel to it.

*No tour guide provided. You will need a vehicle to transport the equipment for about 1 mile. We provide foam pads and straps that fit most vehicles



  • Great for anyone, easy to learn, relaxing and beautiful
  • Calm water on the river
  • Scenic views and plenty of green
  • One of the most exclusive places on Oahu to kayak

How to prepare

  • Apply sunscreen and wear a swimsuit
  • Please leave valuables at home or use a drybag we provide with the self-guided experience.
  • Foam pads and straps are provided to help transport the kayaks.
  • Be prepared with a vehicle to transport the kayak about 1 mile.
  • Life vests, all other kayak equipment is provided
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DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION The parking lot we will be meeting you:
Keneke’s Grill at Punaluu
53-138 Kamehameha Hwy Kaaawa, HI 96730
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive promptly 15-30 minutes before your adventure.
Please notify us 48 hours in advance for a refund up to 100%. You may alternately re-schedule your tour for another day. Re-scheduled tours cannot receive refunds. Day-of cancellations do not receive refunds.
Rainforest River Kayak Self-Guided Tour
Per Person $82
Kama’aina / Military
Children (under 12 years old) $72

This adventure is operated by Active Oahu Tours