Nine Can't Miss Activities in Kauai

Hawaii, Kapaa Guide (B): Nine Can't Miss Activities in Kauai

In my last post, I mentioned that we had an unusually relaxing vacation on the island of Kauai. As I compiled this list of can't miss activities, I surprisingly realized that we actually did quite a lot. I think the key to not feeling rushed is that we spent a full week on the island in paradise. Surrounded by all this natural beauty, it would be a shame to do a quicker trip.

Na Pali coast photo above: You cannot reach the wild and isolated Na Pali coast by car. Hiking trails and boats are the only way in. When I posted this photo on Facebook, my friend commented that she kayaked to this beach and camped here, relying on that waterfall for her fresh water supply. What a trip that must have been! Another friend viewed the Na Pali coast from above via helicopter. 

There are tons of kayaking opportunities around the island. The most adventurous one would be heading out to the Napali Coast like my friend did. Being the less adventurous sorts, my family opted for a quiet and easy, 90-minute kayaking trip along the Hule'ia River and through a National Wildlife Sanctuary. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Nine Can't Miss Activities in Kauai
Guide Location: USA » Kapaa
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Silver Falls Ranch   Ke'e Beach   Kalalua Trail   Hanakapiai Beach   Hanalei Plantation Road   Lydgate Beach Park   Po'ipu Beach   Tahiti Nui Lu'au   Smith Tropical Paradise   Na 'Aina Kai Botanical Gardens   Wishing Well Shave Ice   Hee Fat General Store   Waimea Canyon   Jo-Jo's Anuenue   Captain Cook statue   Honopu Beach   Pu'u Poa beach   Westin Princeville Ocean Resorts Villa   Hanalei Bay Resort  
Author: Michele Chan-thomson
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