Kauai

Aloha and E Komo Mai (Welcome) to Kauai – Hawaii’s Island of Discovery!

Kauai is known for its incredible natural beauty and diversity of activities. From the velvet green cliffs on the Napali coast to the red and orange hues of Waimea Canyon, there is unique scenery for everyone to enjoy. Kauai is an island you can experience from afar or get up close and personal – it’s up to you. From a boat tour along the Napali coast to paddling a kayak on one of Kauai’s navigable rivers, or just a stroll in one of our famous botanical gardens, Kauai can help you relax and explore all the island has to offer.

There is a great variety of golf courses to choose from on Kauai, you will just need to decide what view you are looking for and how much of a challenge you have in you that day.

With years of weddings, honeymoons, anniversaries and quite a few proposals along the way, Kauai has become a place to create romantic moments. Stealing a kiss under a waterfall, or sharing the green flash during sunset – it’s up to you how creative you can be with Kauai’s gifts of nature.

So, as you can see – Kauai is many things to many people – come and discover a Kauai experience for you!

With Aloha,

Kauai Visitors Bureau

http://www.gohawaii.com/kauai

Kauai Highlights

Waimea Canyon
A popular attraction on the west side of Kauai, a scenic wonder, stretching over 22 kilometers across and over 1,000 meters deep at its deepest point. Nicknamed the “Grand Canyon of the Pacific”, it offers great hiking, mountain biking, as well as spectacular viewing.

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Kauai Made
Local products made with Aloha. Seeking that special gift or memory of Kauai? Visit Kauai Made retailers during your stay and connect with local product makers to discover products unique to our island home. You’ll find delicious foods made with fresh ingredients, distinctive art and jewelry, Hawaiian heritage products, local crafts, health and beauty, apparel, gifts, and more.

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River Kayaking
Kayaking on Kauai can be a peaceful experience or an enthralling adventure. With Kauai having the only navigable rivers in the state, visitors can enjoy kayaking on the Huleia River, Wailua River, and the Hanalei River.

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Ziplining Tours
Harness up and enjoy spectacular views and the thrill of flying from treetop to treetop over valleys, rivers, and waterfalls.

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Agri-Tourism
Kauai Coffee, Steelgrass Chocolate Farm, and Kauai Plantation Railway offer tours featuring the diversity of agricultural products grown on Kauai. Expert guides share the process of manufacturing the various products as well as the history and culture of Kauai.

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Helicopter Tours
Soar over Kauai’s beautiful landscape in search of canyons, waterfalls, summits, and hidden beaches. It’s the fastest way to gain a true sense of the island’s breathtaking beauty.

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Wailua Falls
Kauai is known for its beautiful waterfalls, Wailua Falls being one of many. This majestic, 80-foot tiered waterfall is located close to the roadside for everyone to enjoy. The falls was made famous when it was featured in the opening scene of the popular television show, “Fantasy Island”.

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Botanical Gardens
Nicknamed the “Garden Island”, Kauai offers four botanical gardens – Na Aina Kai Botanical Garden on the North Shore and the National Tropical Botanical Garden which includes Allerton Garden and McBryde Garden on the South Shore and Limahuli Garden on the North Shore. Take a guided or self-guided tour and discover masterpieces of landscape design and a natural showcase for tropical plants.

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Napali Coastline
On the North Shore of Kauai, these rugged cliffs rise over 900 meters high, straight up from the ocean floor, forming a dramatic 35 kilometers of coastline, offering magnificent views from the ocean as well as the air. Take an adventurous boat tour or helicopter ride to capture the majestic beauty of this natural wonder.

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Mountain Tubing
Traverse Lihue’s old sugar plantation into Kauai’s pristine emerald green interior and enjoy breathtaking vistas and spectacular scenery on the state’s only mountain tubing adventure. Enjoy lush scenery as you float down a historic waterway.