Kaua'i isn't known as the island of the Great Outdoors and Hawaii's Garden Island for nothing. Its unspoilt landscape can be enjoyed in so many ways including by air, land or sea. There are just so many ways to discover its beauty including cycling, hiking, snorkelling, surfing, diving, fishing, boating and heli tours.
What makes Kaua'i so beautiful is its central peak, known as the wettest place in the world, Mt Waialeale provides the island with its lush greenery and natural beauty as well as some extremely impressive hikes, like Hawaii's most breathtaking Kalalau Trail. The northern most Hawaiian Island, Kaua'i is also the oldest island and its fertile vegetation, spectacular coral reefs, impressive cliffs and immense canyons are steeped in special significance to the local people.
The island's north is home to the iconic Na Pali coast where you'll find the highest cliffs in the world and therefore the most rewarding hikes. Renowned for its day hikes and kayaking, Kaua'i offers almost endless kilometres of beaches to enjoy. Swim, snorkel, dive and discover the rich biodiversity of the island. The north coast also plays host to fantastic surf during the winter months while the south coast is where it's at in summer.
To Kaua'i's east lays Lihue, the largest city on the island, as well as the smaller towns of Waipouli, Wailua and Kapaa. Here you'll find a vast array of accommodation options ranging from hotels and resorts to self-catering apartments and the rivers, valleys and gorgeous beaches make this the most popular place to stay.
A popular place to visit for nature and outdoor lovers alike, Kaua'i offers a great range of tours and activities including Hanalei Valley where you can look out over Princeville and get a bird's eye view of the taro fields and valley or boat trips and heli flights over the scenic Na Pali coastline. For some of the world's most captivating natural beauty, look no further than Kaua'i.