Ellie’s top Kauai Activities that you Gotta Do during your visit to the paradise island of Kauai.

Ahi wrap or Ahi salad at Kilauea Fish Market (Kilauea Lighthouse road)

Attend the Koloa Missionary Church

Barefoot in the water every day!!!!!


Polihale State Park near Barking Sands

Body surfing at Shipwrecks Beach

Breakfast/Dinner at Gaylord’s in Lihue

Café Coco (ginger lemonade) in Kapaa

Dancing at Lava at the Sheraton

Dinner at Casa Di Amici in Poipu


Hanapepe Swinging Bridge

Dinner at Kintaro in Kapaa (best sushi on island)

Dinner at Roys in Poipu Shopping Village


Dinner at Tidepools/Grand Hyatt

Facial at Hyatt’s Anara Spa with Valerie

Fish dinner at Keoki’s Paradise in Poipu

Fish Taco Night at Hanalei Gourmet Thursday pm

Free Hula show Tuesdays and Thursdays at Poipu Shopping Village

Friday Night Art Night in Hanapepe Town, Hwy 50 west

Get Married at Shipwrecks Beach (gorgeous)

Gifts/artwork at Banana Patch Studio in Hanapepe

Golfing at Kukuiolono in Kalaheo


Hamura’s Lilikoi Pie in Lihue


Hanalei Bay beginners surf lesson with the Titus Kinimaka


NorthShore School of Surfing

Helicopter trip to Waimea Canyon and Napali Coast with Jack Harter

Hideaway Beach in Princeville

Hike the Awa Awa Pahi spectacular, go early in the morning dry and cool

Hike the Kalalau Trail on the North Shore

Hike to Hanakapiai along the breathtaking Na Pali Coast

Hiking the Pihea trail to Alakai Swamp

Hiking the Sleeping Giant (east side)

Horseback Riding at CJM stables in Poipu

Ice cream at Lapperts

Kamalani Playground and snorkeling at Lydgate park (great for children)

Kauai Coffee Fields (west of Kalaheo on Hwy 50)

Kauai Museum In Lihue (amazing collection of Hawaiian artifacts)

Kauai Sea Tours zodiac ride

Kauapea beach on North Shore

Koke’e Lodge warm chocolate/coconut pie with macadamia nuts

Liko Kaua’i Catamaran up the Na Pali Coast and explore sea caves and snorkel

Limahuli National Botanical Garden (north)

Lumahai Beach on the North Shore (the movie South Pacific was shot there)

Lunch at Hamura’s Saimin

Outfitters Kauai zipline safari tour

Paddle the gentle Huleia River which goes into the Wildlife Refuge

(Jurassic Park/Raiders of Lost Ark)- Nawiliwili Small Boat Harbor Area

Pizza and live Hawaiian music at Tahiti Nui in Hanalei

Polihale Beach (bring umbrella; it’s hot!)

Salt Pond Beach in Hanapepe (local style)

Scuba diving with Bubbles Below

See the Menehune Fishpond – built by the legendary “Little People”

Shave ice at Jo-Jo’s in Waimea

Smith’s Luau in Kapaa

Snorkeling at Koloa Landing in Poipu

Snorkeling at Lawai Beach in Poipu (next to the beach house)

Snorkeling at Tunnels Beach (north shore)

South Shore Bikini Room in Koloa town

Stroll Koloa Town in the evening

Sunset at Ke’e Beach (Haena)

Sushi with spam at the Big Save in Koloa

The Koloa Fish Market is ono!

The Opaeka’a Falls (east side)

Tour Allertons Garden (Jurassic Park)

Unguided kayaking up Wailua river (east side)

Wailua River Fern Grotto trip

Walk Mahaulepu on the South shore

Whale Watching (late November to early May)

Yoga at Poipu Beach

Zip line in Princeville fly thru the treetops!

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