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Kauai Attractions

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Kauai is aptly called “Hawaii’s Island of Discovery” featuring a variety of sights to experience and explore. Some of Hawaii’s most incredible natural wonders are found here including the Napali Coast, Waimea Canyon, the Wailua River, botanical gardens like McBryde Gardens and Allerton Gardens, as well as stunning waterfalls like Wailua Falls. For film fans, visit the locations of the more than 60 movies and television shows filmed on Kauai. Plus, small towns like Hanapepe, Koloa, Waimea and Hanalei let you experience the unique charm only found on the Garden Isle. Start planning your itinerary for your next visit to Kauai.

  • Beaches of Kauai

    50 miles of white sand beaches surround Kauai, offering nice spots for swimming, snorkeling and sunbathing.
    • Film Locations of Kauai

      Take a movie tour to learn about the more than 60 feature films shot on location in Kauai or discover them for yourself and make your own movie moments.
      • Hiking on Kauai

        From the Kalalau Trail to Kokee State Park, hiking is a great way to see the island's natural splendor first-hand.
        • Kayaking on Kauai

          Kayaking the navigable rivers of Kauai offers visitors the chance to discover beautiful vistas and tropical landscapes.
          • Mountain Tubing on Kauai

            Take to Kauai’s historic waterways in a mountain tube and discover a whole new way to access the island's tropical interior.
            • Natural Wonders of Kauai

              From the Napali Coast to Waimea Valley, Kauai is home to some of Hawaii’s most incredible natural wonders.
              • Snorkeling and Scuba on Kauai

                Beyond Kauai’s flourishing gardens, the island offers a wide range of snorkeling and scuba spots to explore under the sea.
                • Surfing on Kauai

                  From Hanalei Bay to Poipu Beach watch Kauai’s surfers or take a surfing lesson of your own.
                  • Whale Watching on Kauai

                    From December to May, go on a whale watching tour or spot humpback whales from Kauai’s southern beaches and coastal areas.
                    • Ziplining on Kauai

                      Soar up to 35-miles an hour above Kauai’s lush valleys, streams and rain forests on an exhilarating zipline tour.