The outdoor activities on Kauai are endless, from the moment you set foot on this tropical paradise. It was no easy task narrowing them down to the 5 Best Outdoor Activities. Let us dive right into the best of the best here on Kauai.
Kayaking on one of Kauai’s seven navigable rivers is on today’s list at #5. You can explore the natural beauty of Kauai by combining a lovely kayak ride on the Wailua River with a short hike up to the secret Uluwehi Falls. Enjoying the exquisite landscapes that include our tropical mountain ranges and beautiful waterfalls. Another kayak combination to enjoy, is paddling up the Hanalei River and snorkeling at a nearby beach afterwards. Enjoying the local sea life after refreshing from the freshwater gardens alongside the rivers.
The fourth outdoor activity to do is hiking the untamed wilderness of Kauai, where the possibilities for outdoor adventures are boundless. Prepare to be captivated by the islands magnificent hiking trails, where lush rainforests give way to cascading waterfalls, and towering cliffs. There are breathtaking panoramic views, offering a plethora of heart-pounding experiences that will leave you breathless.
Have to say, my second outdoor activity is a boat ride to the majestic Na Pali coast, where heaven is right at your fingertips. You will appreciate every second of your time spent exploring the exquisite Na Pali while adventuring the sacred coastline by boat.
While capturing whales, turtles, and the youthful dolphins you are also destine to spectacular snorkeling opportunities. If you are lucky enough, you will see all this majestic place under a colorful Hawaiian rainbow. The bonus with this activity is the opportunity to snorkel while on tour of the coastline. The clear depths of Kauai’s vibrant underwater world, where an array of colorful marine life awaits your arrival. Coral reefs, exotic fish and graceful sea turtles swimming around like an underwater playground. Leaving you in awe of the sheer beauty and diversity that lies beneath the surface.
Last but most certainly not the least is #1 best outdoor activity to do here on Kauai. The closest we can get to heaven is by being in the sky. By taking a helicopter tour you see Kauai from the sky, capturing the aerial views of our world-renowned sacred sites.
The only way to accurately capture the heart of Kauai, our very beloved Mt. Wai’ale’ale Crater, the wettest spot-on earth supplying the water making Kauai, the Garden Island. You can see our entire island of Kauai, in less than an hour. How cool is that, for today’s best outdoor activity. Experiencing thrilling views, unlike no other, including the known Jurassic Falls, our grand Waimea Canyon, and a soaring view of the Na Pali coast.
In the heart of the Pacific Ocean, Kauai is a playground for the adventurous soul, a place where the spirit of exploration knows no bounds. So, whether your seeking adrenaline-pumping activities or serene moments of tranquility surrounded by natures wonders. Kauai has it all. Let the islands untamed beauty and thrilling outdoor experiences ignite the fire within you, as you embark on any one of these five best outdoor activities.