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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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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.

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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.

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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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Na Pali Sail
Kauai
Blue Dolphin Charters
4353 Waialo Road
Port Allen, HI 96705
Summary

No visit to Kauai is complete without an adventure on Na Pali Coast! Blue Dolphin Charters is proud to run the two largest motor sailing catamarans on Kauai specializing in tours of Na Pali Coast and the forbidden island of Niihau. Let our outstanding crew make your trip an unforgettable experience!

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Napali Kai 3
Kauai
Makana Charters and Tours
4515 Alawai Road
Waimea, HI 96796
Summary

Makana Charters is the only Na Pali tour company offering personalized or private morning and afternoon tours on the Na Pali coast on your choice of three vessels - a 32 or 12 person catamaran, or an adventurous tour on our shaded raft. Explore the sea caves, get under waterfalls, and snorkel.

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