Category Archives: Kauai See & Do

Kauai helicopter tour companies, costs & reviews

Today, we’re starting a new series of posts with lists of the major helicopter providers on each Hawaiian island. First up is Kauai! Of all the Hawaiian Islands, Kauai is definitely our favorite for a helicopter tour. Tours of Kauai include remote waterfalls, the colorful Waimea Canyon and the majestic Na Pali Coast and more. Getting the aerial view of ... Read More »

Take me there Tuesday: Waimea Canyon, Kauai

Though smaller in size than the Grand Canyon, Waimea Canyon certainly rivals the grand one in color and beauty. Waimea Canyon is located on the southwest side of Kauai. A winding-drive up Waimea Canyon Drive, Highway 550, will lead to several roadside stops to take in views of the canyon. We include time to explore Waimea Canyon plus other nearby ... Read More »

Where to see green sea turtles (honu) in Hawaii

For many first time visitors to Hawaii, seeing Hawaiian green sea turtles (honu) is a vacation bucket list item. No matter how many times we’ve seen them, it’s still a thrill for us with each new encounter. Before we discuss where you might see honu, it’s very important to advise you that they are legally protected under the Endangered Species ... Read More »

Fun things to do in Kauai on a rainy day

From the moment of landing, visitors are in awe of Kauai’s velvety green mountains. The island is known as the Garden Isle because of its lush, tropical landscapes. To make a garden grow both sun and rain are required, so there’s got to be rain sometimes. Typically, most rain falls overnight in Hawaii, but occasionally visitors may encounter a rainy ... Read More »

Kauai horseback riding with Silver Falls Ranch

There’s something about Kauai that beckons us to take in the island’s beauty by horseback. We finally had the opportunity to do so with Silver Falls Ranch on our most recent visit to the Garden Isle. Silver Falls Ranch sprawls across 300 lush acres on Kauai’s stunning North Shore. The ranch offers miles of trails naturally adorned with tropical flowers ... Read More »

One Week Kauai Vacation Itinerary & Travel Planner

Need help and inspiration to plan your Kauai vacation activities? Well, look no further than our scenic and adventure-packed itinerary. This travel plan includes all the top attractions and “must-dos” of a Kauai vacation. While there are lots of great sightseeing and activities to do, we’ve actually carved out time to relax into this week-long itinerary. If relaxing isn’t your ... Read More »

The most scenic hikes in Hawaii by island

From our many trips to Hawaii, we’ve etched some of our fondest memories while hiking on Hawaii’s many beautiful trails. The sights and sounds made every step worth the experiences. We want to share our favorite, scenic hikes by Hawaiian Island in case you would like to create your own memories on these amazing trails. Kauai Our favorite Kauai hike is ... Read More »

Touring and snorkeling the Na Pali Coast with Kauai Sea Tours

A trip to Kauai is not complete without admiring the majestic Na Pali Coast by land, air and/or sea and a morning snorkel sail with Kauai Sea Tours is a great way to see by sea! After check-in, the 5.5-hour catamaran tour departs from Port Allen Marina Center from the small Kauai town of Ele’ele. Once aboard the Lucky Lady and after ... Read More »

Beautiful Kauai garden tour at Limahuli Garden & Preserve

A treasure within a treasure — those are the words that come to mind to describe Limahuli Garden and Preserve on the far north shore of Kauai. With cliffs of every shade of green reaching up to the sky and down to the Pacific, the north shore of Kauai is one of the most beautiful places on earth. Nestled on lush ... Read More »

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