South Shore, Kauai
The sunny South Shore of Kauai is home to historic Old Koloa Town and the resort area of Poipu. This is an area of activity and historic attractions. Whether you’re playing on a championship golf course or exploring the Koloa Heritage Trail to learn more about Kauai’s history, there’s something for everyone on the South Shore.
A good place to start is spending the day at Poipu Beach Park
, which was once named one of America’s best beaches. Nearby Spouting Horn
features a blowhole that releases a spout of water up to 20 feet or more into the air. See why Kauai is nicknamed “The Garden Isle” at two National Tropical Botanical Gardens: McBryde Garden
, featuring 259-acres of gardens and world’s largest collection of Hawaiian plants, and Allerton Garden, an 80-acre gem with sophisticated garden design and the giant Moreton Figs made famous in the film
“Jurassic Park.” You’ll even find the Kauai Coffee farm tour just a few miles west of Poipu. Discover a variety of activities and attractions on Kauai’s South Shore.
South Shore, Kauai Highlights:
Spouting Horn Park features a blowhole that’s one of the most photographed spots on Kauai.
Koloa Heritage Trail, on Kauai’s south shore, spotlights significant cultural, historical and geological sites.
Poipu Beach Park, on Kauai’s south shore, was once voted “America’s Best Beach.”
Old Koloa Town, in south Kauai, is a charming area with a historic plantation past.