Activities

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There are numerous activities for the entire family on Kaua’i. The following is just a list of the most popular:

For an active vacation (golf, golf, golf, and more!)…

  • Golf at several outstanding courses:
    • Poipu Bay Resort near the Grand Hyatt, only 5 mins. away with a Grand Slam championship golf course
    • Kaua’i Lagoons Golf Club, 2 courses, 10-15 mins. away
    • Kiahuna Golf Course, across the road from the Kiahuna Plantation
    • Princeville Resort, 27 hole Makia courses and the Prince Course (rated #1 on Hawai’i)
    • Grove Farm Golf Course at Puakea, 10-15 mins. away
    • Municipal Course at Wailua (excellent)
  • Free Tennis across the Road at the Kiahuna Plantation Tennis Club
  • Boating/snorkle trip to Napali Coast (a must!) on a large comfortable boat or a zodiac raft. (4-5 hours)
  • Hiking/horseback riding at various locations all over the island including Waimea
    Canyon (the “Grand Canyon” of Hawai’i)
  • Surfing on the North Shore (whether you surf or just like to watch)
  • Snorkeling and body boarding at the Kiahuna (equipment available for rental at the Kiahuna beach)
  • Canoeing or kayaking on Wailua River or North Shore
  • Helicopter rides over the North Shore

For unwinding…

  • Luaus, there are several
  • Helicopter tours of Kaua’i’s majestic scenery inaccessable by auto, providing memorable views of Napali Coast and Waimea Canyon
  • Scuba diving excursions
  • Various secluded beaches
  • Botanical Gardens
  • Wailua River tour boats to the Fern Grotto
  • Touring the local art galleries on the island, like Hanapepe
  • Our favorite, laying by the beach under the palms at the Kiahuna Plantation beach
  • Farmer’s Market every Monday in Koloa; fresh local produce, fruit, and many native flowers
  • Spouting Horn blowhole, just a few minutes away. Local merchants sell Hawai’ian jewelry, artifacts, etc. at reasonable prices
  • Shopping and sight-seeing in Old Koloa Town
  • Tours of the plantation by Gaylord’s Restaurant (brunch and dinner served)
  • and of course, many fine restaurants for the gourmand

It’s all in the preparation…