Wailua River Cruise & Fern Grotto Tour
Cruise Leisurely Down the Wailua River
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 for 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.
- Wailua River Boat Cruise* – Float down a freshwater river while being enchanted by songs and stories of ancient Hawaii.
- Fern Grotto* – Discover the beauty of a tropical rainforest 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 4 are FREE and must be seated on an adult’s lap.
- 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.
- To view available tour times, search for the dates you need below.
- Due to circumstances beyond our control(i.e. traffic congestion, inclement weather, etc.) the routing and times are subject to change.
Our Promise to You:
- We guarantee a full refund of your Roberts Hawaii Shore Excursion purchase if your ship is unable to make port on time or if your scheduled tour is cancelled for any reason.
- We guarantee to return you to your ship before your sailing time. In the extremely unlikely event that you miss your ship due to the late return of one of our tours, we will arrange and pay for your transport to your next port-of-call. In our many years of service, we have never missed a ship departure.
- Due to limited availability, we require that ADA vehicle reservations be made a minimum of 48 hours prior to date and time of service. Roberts will make all reasonable attempts to accommodate the needs of the disabled traveler.
- For electric wheelchairs or scooters: The combined weight of the wheelchair and guest cannot exceed 500 pounds, and the maximum width of the wheelchair cannot exceed 29 inches.
- Not all stops on this tour are ADA accessible.
- The 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.
- Cancellations made outside of 48 hours from service day is subject to a 10% cancellation fee. Please allow 10-12 working days for refunds to be processed back to your card. Cancellations made less than 48 hours from service day is non-refundable. (100% charge). No shows are subject to full charge.
Please be advised that tour availability is based on the islands, dates and the ports cruise lines dock at.
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