Category Archives: Kauai See & Do

Hiking Kauai’s Kalalau Trail

One of the most popular hikes in Hawaii is the Kalalau Trail that starts at the northern end of the Na Pali Coast.  You will find the trail head at “the end of the road” and I mean this literally as it is at the end of HWY 560.  The entire trail is 11 miles long and has several spur-trails ... Read More »

Kauai Tubing and Zip Line Adventures

Kauai Backcountry Adventures offers a tubing adventure through the irrigation system  of a former sugar cane plantation.  Tubers will float down gentle waters for about 1.5 miles through private land.  Their website says that the tour “includes spectacular views of the ocean, coastline, mountains and valleys.”  The waters originate from the wettest place on earth near the top of Mount Waialeale.  This ... Read More »

Horseback Adventures on Kauai’s North Shore

In this John Fischer article, he states that the “North Shore of Kauai is, arguably, one of the most beautiful areas of Hawaii”.  I very much agree with him.  The green cliffs and waterfalls are so strikingly gorgeous.  The article suggests that “there’s no better way to appreciate the beauty of the North shore than on horseback”.  He goes on to ... Read More »

Kauai’s Fern Grotto is Making a Come Back

 Kauai’s Fern Grotto, a popular scenic spot up the Wailua River, was shutdown in 2006 after flooding and the danger of rock falls.  The area is partially open now, but plans are in place to have it completely restored by the summer.  Click here to see an example of a tour that you can take to this fern filled natural amplitheater. Source ... Read More »

Advice on Choosing a Safe Helicopter Tour

If you are considering a sight seeing tour by helicopter in Hawaii and are concerned about the safety of the tour, be sure to do your research before you hop onto one of the whirly birds. Here is some valuable advice I found in this article: The NTSB maintains an online database ( with accident information searchable by state ... Read More »

Discover Kauai’s Top Golf Courses

If you are planning a trip to Kauai and you love to golf, then you will probably be excited about an offer to play three or four rounds at some of Kauai’s top courses. There are two packages to choose from: The first package, The Kaua‘i Golf Challenge, provides a round of golf at each of three Kaua‘i courses: Poipu ... Read More »

Kauai’s Indispensable Beach Guide

Wow! I am blown away by the wealth of information on On this site you can learn about various beaches, how to access them, the facilites offered, and the best activities to do on them. With the interactive map and nice photos, it is really like taking a virtual tour of the top beaches in Kauai. You can determine ... Read More »

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