Shore Excursion: Wailua River Cruise & Fern Grotto Tour
Get off your ship and get on ours in Kauai where we take you on a leisurely cruise down the Wailua River to the botanical beauty of the Fern Grotto. Here, the “Hawaiian Wedding Song” is a natural match in this lush environment.
Enjoy the views of Hawaiian plants, trees, and flowers on this nature cruise of Wailua River. Depending on your cruise’s schedule, we offer a morning and afternoon tour. The overlook at Opaekaa Falls is another romantic stop that will surely secure your love of our Garden Island.
*Prices shown are for current schedules only and may be subject to change.
- Wailua River Boat Cruise* Float down a fresh water river while being enchanted by songs and stories of ancient Hawaii.
- Fern Grotto* Discover the beauty of a tropical rain forest filled with lush native plants.
- Opaekaa Falls Lookout* A 151 foot waterfall crashing into a hidden pool.
* denotes stop made
- Children under the age of 2 are FREE and must be seated on an adult’s lap. If you require a seat for a child under the age of 2, the above rate will be applicable.
- Wailua River Boat Cruise fare included.
- A stop at Paradise Garden is made if Fern Grotto is closed.
- Wear walking shoes and dress comfortably. You may want to bring a light jacket in case of rain.
- Due to circumstances beyond our control(i.e. traffic congestion, inclement weather, etc.) the routing and times are subject to change.
- Due to limited availability, we require that ADA vehicle reservations be made a minimum of 48 hours prior to date and time of service.
- For electric wheelchairs or scooters: The combined weight of the wheelchair and guest cannot exceed 500 lbs, the maximum width of the wheelchair cannot exceed 29 inches.
- Not all stops on this tour are ADA accessible.
- Wailua River Boat Cruise is not ADA accessible. Guests unable to walk on their own will need to be assisted by someone in their own party to be carried in/out of the boat.
- Tour subject to cancellation if the minimum number of 6 participants is not met.
- Reservations may be cancelled up to 48 hours prior to your first scheduled tour service, for a refund. No-shows and cancellations less than 48 hours in advance are non-refundable. For combo bookings, the scheduled day of service is defined as the day of the first tour in the combo.
- A 10% service fee is withheld for any cancelled reservation paid by credit card.
Child (2-11 yrs): $79.00
Availability and Schedule:
Available on select days for PRIDE OF AMERICA cruise ship passengers only.
- Pick up time from the Pier: 2:30 PM
- Approximate return time to the Pier: 6:00 PM