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Kauai Activities

Kauai’s lush landscapes and pristine beaches are a feast for the senses. You'll find a multitude of things to do around the island — whether it’s an exhilarating zipline adventure through the jungle, a relaxing day at the beach, or a kayaking trip on one of Kauai's rivers. The Garden Isle is a true adventurer’s playground. For those seeking a quieter pace, the island offers plenty of additional opportunities to explore local culture, history and more — including museums, historical landmarks, farmers markets and more. You can tour the film locations of more than 60 movies and TV shows.

Investigate some of Hawaii’s most incredible natural wonders, including the Napali Coast, Waimea Canyon and Wailua River. Explore welcoming small towns like Hanapepe, Koloa, Waimea, Kapaa and Hanalei, and discover pristine stretches of sand at Poipu Beach Park and other stunning beaches. This section is your guide to all the amazing things to do on Kauai. 

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Gift Shop interior
Kauai
Anaina Hou Community Park
5-2723 Kuhio Highway
Kilauea, HI 96754
Summary

Anaina Hou is a nonprofit gathering place on the North Shore of Kauai. Today, we are pleased to offer Mini Golf & Gardens, a Café and Gift Store, hiking and biking the Wai Koa Loop Trail, two weekly Farmer’s Markets, a Playground and Skate Ramps, Kilauea Night Market, Free Movie Nights and more.

Steelgrass Farm
Kauai
Steelgrass Farm
Summary

Eight-acre Steelgrass Farm – so-called after a nickname for bamboo, a member of the grass family with a mechanical strength that rivals metal — is on Kauai’s East side, above the town of Kapa’a, between Sleeping Giant and Mt. Wai’ale’ale. We grow Chocolate, Vanilla and offer popular farm tours.

NaPali Coast Raft Adventures
Kauai
Kauai Sea Tours
4353 Waialo Rd. Unit 2B-3B
Eleele, HI 96705
Summary

For special Savings reserve online. Na Pali Kauai catamaran snorkel sunset dinner cruises. Beach landing raft adventures, see dolphins daily and whale watch in season. Family fun and aloha.

Pupus and mai tais
Kauai
Tasting Kauai
Summary

Tasting Kauai invites residents and visitors on a culinary romp through paradise. Learn how to buy local through educational and fun events while connecting with Kauai’s culture, aloha, people and land. A portion of all book and tour sales are donated to the Hawaii Food Bank - Kauai Branch.

Do Something Dirty
Kauai
Kauai ATV
3477A Weliweli Road
Koloa, HI 96756
Summary

Come play in Kauai's lush tropical jungle on an easy to use all terrain vehicle. View rare wildlife and breathtaking vistas. Venture to secluded cascades in the heart of Kauai's south side. Join Kauai ATV for an experience of the road less traveled.

Safety Equipment - Always prepared, KHT provides specialty hiking equipment as needed!
Kauai
Kauai Hiking Tours
4590A Kuli Rd.
Kalaheo, HI 96741
Summary

Kauai Hiking Tours offers day hikes, backpacking trips and driving tours on Kauai Island. Our local guides are passionate about sharing their knowledge with aloha. We welcome adventurers of all ages & ability levels - several options of beginner, intermediate, and advanced tours are available.

Kong Lung Trading entrance
Kauai
Kong Lung Trading
2484 Keneke Rd.
Kilauea, HI 96754
Summary

120 year old North Shore company store for the Kilauea Sugar Plantation has evolved to become an upscale gift and clothing boutique for transcendent and timeless merchandise. Located on the road to the Kilauea Lighthouse, minutes from Princeville.

Lawai Stream in McBryde Garden
Kauai
McBryde Garden
4425 Lawai Rd
Koloa, HI 96756
Summary

McBryde Garden is a veritable Noah's ark for threatened and endangered plants of the tropics. Located in the verdant Lawa`i Valley. Self-guided tours available daily. Tram into garden. Other tours available.

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