Beyond the CitySee all 101 Things To Do on Kaua‘i!

Hike and Stay Koke‘e

KOKE‘E STATE PARK, located at the very top of the island, is defined by its sprawling 4,345-acre upland forest, intersected by 45 miles of HIKING TRAILS and popularized by its SCENIC CLIFFSIDE VISTAS. The forest is home to native vegetation and birds. Daytime temperatures vary from an average of 45 degrees Fahrenheit in January to… Continue »

Discover Kaua’i on Horseback

There are lots of ways to see Kaua‘i’s beautiful landscapes. However, one of the best is on horseback—and two island ranches offer exactly that. At SILVER FALLS RANCH, located near KILAUEA, opt for the Silver Falls Ride, where small groups enjoy a GUIDED TRAIL RIDE through the gorgeous Kalihiwai interior and along Kamo‘okoa Ridge on… Continue »

Get Wet and Wild

Two of the hottest rides on the island originate just outside LIHU‘E in the village of HANAMA‘ULU. KAUA‘I BACKCOUNTRY ADVENTURES takes full advantage of its location on a magnificent parcel of former sugar plantation land by offering ZIPLINE RIDES and DITCH TUBING. You can soar through the trees attached to a zipline or float in… Continue »

Choose Your Own Adventure

The wild beauty and tangled terrain of Kaua‘i’s North Shore was made for a classic ZIPLINE COURSE. But it was also made for horseback riding, biking, hiking, kayaking, swimming and relaxing. Who can really pick just one? The family-owned PRINCEVILLE RANCH ADVENTURES is up for any combination of these outlets. Most recently, the company built… Continue »

Pedal the Coconut Coast

The coastal view from the east side of the island has always been compelling, but due to lack of easy access and a developed beach park, the COCONUT COAST has long played second fiddle to the more popularized South and North Shore destinations. That perception is changing with the construction of a $30 million BIKE… Continue »

Immerse Yourself in Adventure

You can cover a lot of ground with OUTFITTERS KAUA‘I. Actually, this company is equipped to do a lot more than that—you can follow its guides over the treetops on a zipline, down the mountain on a bicycle, out to the ocean in a kayak or into a jungle pool on a swim. Take BIKING:… Continue »

Capture the Perfect Shot

There are places on this island that can only be described as breathtaking. It follows, then, that a camera is essential. But if you’re like many visitors, the image you capture too often fails to reflect the glorious view you remember. There’s a remedy for this: Take a PHOTO TOUR with a guide who knows… Continue »

Travel a Scenic Byway

Hawai‘i has six official “scenic byways” (designated as part of the National Scenic Byways Program), and Kaua‘i is home to one of them: HOLO HOLO KOLOA SCENIC BYWAY. These 19-plus miles travel the coastline of the world-class Koloa Plain and connect many of the island’s most culturally significant places and landmarks, including Maluhia Road and… Continue »

Take a Private Portrait Tour in Paradise

Kaua‘i’s natural beauty and awe-inspiring wonder often are life-changing experiences. Capturing photos of yourself and your loved ones during those special moments is an art finely honed and put to good use by KAUA‘I PHOTO TOURS’ photographer-guides on their PRIVATE PORTRAIT TOURS. These experienced professional PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHERS can create spectacular, colorful and true “Hawaiiana” photos… Continue »

Book a Sightseeing Trip

There was a time when Hawai‘i visitors didn’t leave home without booking SIGHTSEEING TOURS on a bus or a boat. Climbing aboard with a driver or captain, who doubles as a tour guide, was much easier than solo navigation in what was then foreign territory. Today’s visitor tends to be more independent and adventurous, and… Continue »