Driving Directions:
GPS: 9600 Kaumualii Highway / Waimea, HI 96796
When in doubt, call 808-742-6331

  1. Take Kaumuali’i Highway (Hwy. 50) to Waimea (West Shore of Kaua’i);
  2. Go to the Na Pali Riders Office, located directly across from the intersection of Hwy. 50 and Hwy. 550;
    Note:  DO NOT REPORT TO KIKIAOLA SMALL BOAT HARBOR!

These landmarks will help you find us (assuming you are coming from Lihue):

  1. We are across from the intersection of Hwy. 50 and Hwy. 550 (Hwy. 550 = “Waimea Canyon Road”);
  2. We are on the ocean side of Hwy. 50;
  3. If you see the ‘Shrimp Station’ you are very close;
  4. If you see ‘Waimea Plantation Cottages’ you went too far;
  5. If you see ‘Kikiaola Small Boat Harbor’ you went too far.
  6. If you see ‘Kekaha Landfil.’ you went WAY, WAY TOO far.

DRIVING TIMES TO WAIMEA TOWN (KAUA’I):
**Please be considerate and plan ahead! Give yourselves MORE THAN ENOUGH driving time so that you arrive on time for your raft tour. We cannot stress this enough!**
From Princeville/Hanalei – 1 hour, 45 minutes
From Kapaa – 1 hour
From Lihue – 45 minutes
From Poipu/Koloa – 25 minutes
From Kekaha – 15 minutes

About Waimea Town in Kaua’i:

Waimea Town is a quaint, western town and known for its laid-back lifestyle, touristy shops, and locally-owned eateries.  Waimea Town is the gateway to the Waimea Canyon Lookout, Kalalau Lookout, and Kōkeʻe State Park, where numerous hiking trails abound.