21 Things to Do Around Kauai, Hawaii | Two residents share their favorite things to do on Kauai



Here are our favorite things to do in Kauai, Hawaii in 2022. This is your guided tour of what Kauai has to offer, the best things to do for your Hawaii vacation! See our itinerary for more details and more places to visit.

There is so much to do on Kauai in 2022. We debated long and hard to make this list of our favorite things to do on Kauai, Hawaii. Jump in the car with us as we show you all The Garden Isle has to offer for your Hawaii vacation.

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Chapters for 21 Things to Do on Kauai, Hawaii
00:00 Intro
01:10 Get familiar with Kauai geography
02:25 #1 Napali Coast
03:00 #2 Ke’e Beach and Ha’ena State Park
04:01 #3 Limahuli Botanical Gardens
04:29 #4 Ha’ena Beach and Maniniholo Dry Cave
05:27 #5 Hanalei Bay and Hanalei Beach
06:04 #6 Hanalei Town and Bridge
06:36 #7 Hanalei Lookout
06:50 #8 Anini Beach
07:28 #9 Kilauea Lighthouse
07:51 #10 Kapa’a Town
08:24 #11 ‘Opaeka’a Falls
08:40 #12 Lydgate Beach
09:15 #13 Wailua Falls
09:46 #14 Kauai Plantation Train
10:22 #15 Koloa Town
11:10 #16 Shipwreck Beach and Maha’ulepu Heritage Trail
11:47 #17 Poipu Beach
12:18 #18 Spouting Horn
12:48 #19 Hanapepe Town & Swinging Bridge
13:25 #20 Waimea Canyon
14:10 #21 Kalalau Lookout

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23 comments

  1. Hi, are there any public beaches with gardens to do a gender reveal party? Open to any recommendations

  2. Thanks so much for the video. Question please: How is the drive up to Waimea Canyon? My daughter gets car sickness from windy roads.

  3. Question: when you refer to the "winter months" what months are you talking about? We will be there late September/ early October and hoping it's not considered winter yet.
    And if you could do only one Holo Holo which one would it be? The 7 hour one including Nihau? I just can't afford more than one

  4. Thank you guys so much for all your videos and work sharing information that was VITAL to me and my girls trip, you two are life savers!

  5. The Secret Falls hike is another great spot to check out. Can rent a kayak up the Wailua River and is a pretty easy hike to the falls. Enjoyed the video, and don’t think there’s any spot on the island not worth checking out!

  6. Can't believe you did not include National Tropical Botanical Garden . . . 1/4 mile before Spouting Horn . . . and site of the "Jurassic Park" tree.

  7. I actually went to brennekeys and if you like to bodyboard that's the place you want to go there's not giant ways there but there's decent short breaks I had a board there and I actually broke my leash over there but overall it's really fun the leash was only like a rope not a heavy duty real leash but I had $150 board and my dog ate it and now I cannot even go anywhere

  8. I was born on Kauai and I'm here on Kauai right now you should go to Lydgate Beach Park there's a park there's a beach with two pools surrounded by rocks there's a baby one and a bigger one there's fish there but there's no fishing and right next to that there's another Beach with rocks that you can fish off of it's to the left of where you turn in

  9. We just went there! This was so helpfulllll!! ❤ You can check our channel if you want to watch! 🥰

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