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Fern Grotto, Kauai

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Surround yourself with some of the most beautiful nature the island of Kauai has to offer by visiting Fern Grotto. The lush lava-rock grotto is one of the island's natural wonders--a natural amphitheater renowned for its acoustics, it's considered one of the most romantic locations in the whole of Hawaii. The only way for visitors to reach the sight is by taking a boat on the Wailua River. There are numerous companies that organize river cruises, while the more athletic visitors can also kayak to the grotto. For safety reasons, entering the grotto itself is prohibited, but there is a viewing platform from where you can admire the sights and sounds. For Fern Grotto and beyond, use our Wailua vacation maker tool to get the most from your Wailua vacation.
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  • The riverboat ride was so much fun. We traveled up the river to the Fern Grotto and then walked to the location. Absolutely gorgeous. The guide gave us great information about the area. On the return ...  more »
  • Took the Smith Family boat through the river up to their Fern Grotto. It was a lovely boat ride. Lots of Hawaiian history and many stories along the way. It started raining right before we arrived at ...  more »
  • Kauai airport away less than 10 minutes by taxi. Airport is difficult and fern Grotto tour bookings to take the hotel pick up service is that? and has been sent in writing very polite is asked, not right away in the taxi. Is only our Japanese trip the two women in their 20s are very clean overall, many people who considered retirement after enjoying your leisure time, such as with other tour participants, go go tours. Us unveils a hula near the local people singing in the ship us dancing the Hula or entered the island falls. I felt nature's greatness and grandeur. Jurassic Park model and atmosphere in Japan do not feel like just being friendly & helpful.
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  • We are having a great time in Hawaii, This island is so green and lush it's unbelievable.
  • Great place to visit. Small waterfall hidden in the surroundings.
  • Great time. Well done.
  • My parents and husband and I took the 9:30 a.m. tour this morning (a Sunday). It was a very relaxing and enjoyable tour. My parents are in their 80's, and they were able to do the nature walk. Uncle Kimo and the performers on the boat had great warmth and "aloha spirit." They were very friendly and talented. We learned a lot about the Hawaiian history and culture from the captain. I highly recommend this tour!
  • After 2 hurricanes hit the area, visitors can no longer hike up to or into the fern grotto cave. It is a beautiful tropical area.

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