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  • Begin your day with our most popular morning tour, The Deluxe NaPali Snorkel & Scuba, aboard one of our 65′ catamarans!

Catamaran and Raft Tours

Niihau and NaPali Coast Tours

Blue Dolphin offers award winning catamaran and rafting tours along the extraordinary NaPali Coast and Niihau. Our extraordinary crew make your adventure fun and safe. Witness dolphins, whales and awesome scenery with your whole family!

Our Best NaPali Coast Tours
Sunset Dinner CruisesFamily SnorkelDolphins & WhalesNimble Raft

Niihau & NaPali Coast Snorkel & Scuba

7.5 Hrs | Morning Tour
Our most adventurous tour features sightseeing of the NaPali Coast and the forbidden island of Niihau.
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NaPali Coast Sunset Dinner

4 Hrs | Afternoon Tour
Experience the beauty of NaPali coastline and one of the most majestic sunsets in the world.
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NaPali Coast Raft Adventure

5 Hrs | Morning Tour
Prepare yourself for the adventure of a lifetime exploring sea caves and marine life.
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SAVE $10/Tour

Discount valid for bookings made 10 days in advance | Full refund with 24 hour notice.

We did the morning tour of the napali coast. When they say dolphins guaranteed they mean it! The crew was super helpful and friendly and the food and drink were top notch. A big thank you to Capt. Joe for giving us all the interesting history of the various sites we visited along the way.

Jason Chapko
Rating : 5

Captain Joe and his crew did an excellent job of entertaining us while on the snorkeling cruise. He pointed out a pod of spinner dolphins and a few sea turtles. Had an exceptional sunset that evening. It was a great trip! Definitely recommend.

Jane Guldin
Rating : 5

We learned some history of the beautiful Napali Coast, experienced Kauai in a very unique and wonderful way. This excursion was worth every penny

Denise Eibesh Recommends

We went on the 7 hour tour with captain Chad and crew, it was the absolute best. All of the crew was fantastic. Each crew member came by and talked to every single person on the boat. They waited on us and made sure everyone had a great time. We have done several of these tours in different parts of the world and we can honestly say this was by far our favorite. We even got to go under a waterfall. Thank you so much Captain Chad, Jeff, Kai, and Cori,  you were all the best!!

Kathy B.
Rating : 5

We are Grandparents – in our 70’s. We were well taken care of by the crew. Even went snorkeling for the first time, coming from land locked Colorado. Would do again without hesitation. The highlight of our visit to Kauai.

Brenda Gutsche Recommends

Yes I would totally recommend anyone try this. The captain was friendly, informative & boy can he sing! Kelly & Joff were also amazing, friendly & helpful. I’d take the sunset cruise again

Shilo Owen Recommends

Captain Cole, Big Rob and Luke were phenomenal hosts! My husband and I were celebrating our 10 year anniversary and Big Rob made sure we having a blast! I definitely recommend this cruise and crew!!!

Rating : 5

Big Rob and Little Rob were so kind and helpful!! I got sick on the boat (my fault, I didn’t take my medication). The two Robs checked on me constantly, they kept bringing me water and words of encouragement!  I would go again (with medication) because of the caring staff!!

Teri S.
Rating : 5

Simply spectacular! I’ve been on the Sunset Dinner Cruise 3 times and I am never disappointed. Beautiful views, good food and drink and the crew is amazing!! Capt. Cole, Elia & Rob – you all did a fantastic job! We had a wonderful time and will see you again next year. Staff at the office are always friendly and very helpful. Highly recommend!!!!

Andrea Dietrich Recommends

What an incredible experience! Seeing the napali coast from the catamaran was an experience I will not forgot. We started by seeing amazing dolphins. Stopped at our snorkel spot. Snorkeled with a monk seal and turtles. Hopped on to enjoy breakfast. Then cruised the coastline. More dolphins and some awesome facts and history from Captain Chris (who was FANTASTIC). The crew was incredibly helpful, willing to take your picture, get you a drink if needed. Jake the first mate also gave us some awesome hikes to do for our remainder of our time on the island. Finished with a great lunch. An experience I won’t forget and would recommend to anyone traveling to Kauai.

Becca E.
Rating : 5

We did the Na Pali Sunset Dinner Cruise and even though it was very rainy and we didn’t see much of the coast, the trip was great. The staff, Capt. Roy, Nicole & Stacy worked their butts off and did an excellent job. Got to see some spinner dolphins right next to the boat! The food was delicious and the libations were plentiful. We finished off with a beautiful sunset. Top notch company and the souvenir store had very reasonable prices…

Marc E
Rating : 5

We had a blast with Captain Dave and Dane on the zodiac tour with snorkeling. Dave went way up the napali coast to a great snorkel spot and he took us into a ton of great caves, giving us time to take pictures and ogle the majestic coastline. Would definitely do again, especially the zodiac rafts which allowed us to get up close and personal with nature.

Rating : 5

Super friendly staff. Our captain was awesome and the crew was great too. Super nice people and they definitely do make the trip so much more enjoyable. The crew is constantly interacting with the tourists. They tell stories of the areas that you are visiting and offer to take pictures constantly. Overall a very very nice experience.

Astghik Saghatelyan
Rating : 5

Captain Chris and the crew were very professional and friendly. Safety was paramount but they always had your interests at heart. Spectacular views, good commentary (jokes aside) and good company. The food was reasonable. Overall, a great experience.

Rating : 5

Very organized and all staff very courteous and ready to take care of every need. Staff encourage safety at all times but bring much fun to the trip. Highly recommended! So much fun! Food simple but delicious!

Amy A
Rating : 5

We enjoyed a spectacular evening cruise on the Na Pali coast with Captain Chris and his hard working crew. Crew members were delightful to be around and provided helpful suggestions for additional vacation activities.

Aaron White
Rating : 5

Best boat tour EVER! Captain Cole, Ruby–who surprised us with a lovely Hula- and always smiling Rob were fantastic caring for the entire crew–some of whom were having a rough time with the “adventurous” waves. The rest of had a blast, waves were fun, views astounding and the food and drink abundant and great . Even before setting out we saw sea turtles, but once out of dock we saw several dolphins who raced along with us and tiny flying fish called sea robins.. SO COOL! Coming back to Kauai next year just for this trip. Mahalo!

Glory Lennon Ramirez Recommends

Kelly, Koa and Captain Chad took great care of us. Such a fun trip. Captain Chad told us a lot of history and stopped the  boat to show us landmarks. Kelly and Koi made sure we had plenty to drink and we had a great supper buffet. At sunset they stopped the boat for pictures and Champaign. Best boat ride!  Would do it again. Great job.

Molly W.
Rating : 5

This is an amazing boat tour. Saw dolphins and even a whale! Great food, drinks, and views. But this experience was made by the crew – Nicole and Kai. They gave my friends and me an unforgettable experience. I would recommend them the next time I go. Great at entertaining, taking photos, and keeping your drinks filled! Thanks for a great time Nicole and Kai!

Rachael Z.
Rating : 5

Family Friendly Activities

All family members welcome, from young to senior! Everyone will be smiling the entire time. Blue Dolphin Charters friendly, approachable and knowledgeable crew makes sure everyone is safe and enjoying the trip! Youʻll never forget the dolphins, coast and your time together building memories.

Our boat tours offer easy access to some of the most beautiful snorkeling spots in Kauai, places that would otherwise be inaccessible.

Join us for one of our family friendly scuba diving adventures and take home a memory that will last a lifetime!

Hawaii is the only place in the United States where humpback whales mate, calve, and nurse their offspring.

We Guarantee Dolphins

Blue Dolphin Charters is the ONLY NaPali charter tour company to offer a guarantee that you will see dolphins on your morning adventure or you will receive another tour on us during your stay!


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Sightseeing & Snorkeling along the NaPali Coast

The NaPali Coast is a sacred place defined by extraordinary natural beauty. These emerald-hued cliffs with razor-sharp ridges tower above the Pacific Ocean, revealing beautiful beaches and waterfalls that plummet to the lush valley floor.

NaPali Coast Rafting and Snorkeling

Take a raft tour along NaPali Coast! Youʻll get close to the action, into sea caves and under the waterfalls! Our raft is quick and nimble, spacious enough for all the amenities you want and agile enough to get up close to the NaPali Coast.

Why Blue Dolphin Charters

Blue Dolphin is the only NaPali catamaran offer scuba diving as an option.
Our boats have open upper decks and plenty of outside seating to  provide excellent viewing for the sightseeing.
Enjoy a water slide for the kids and young at heart!

Safe Fleet

Environmentally Conscious

Family Friendly

Family Owned & Operated

Dolphin Guarantee

Top-Rated Crew

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