Top Adventures in Hanalei

  • Kayak Camp on Miloli'i Beach

    NOTE: The beach is closed in the winter months due to high surf. Be sure to work with a local guide to insure you do this adventure safely.The only way to reach Miloli'i is by Kayak.  Unless you are going to be bringing your own kayak to the islan...

    17 miles

  • Relax in Hanalei Bay

    Hanalei Bay is one of the most scenic beaches on the north shore of Kauai.  It features mountain views and a pier.  In summer, the water gets calm and clear.  It's perfect for swimming, SUP, and diving.  During the winter, the it becomes a beautif...

  • Diving in Paradise at Hideaway's Beach

    This beach is easily found by driving into Princeville and heading toward the St. Regis hotel. The trail to the beach is just before you arrive at the hotel. There is a small public parking lot on the right, which leads to the trail. If the lot is...

  • Scramble the Okolehao Ridge Trail

    They don't call it the butt slide trail for nothing— the Okolehao Trail (translated to iron butt, for more than just the glutes involved) —is a short drive from Princeville, just before Hanalei Bay. Filled with lush vegetation, ample wildlife, an...

    4.5 miles 1200 ft gain

  • Soaking in Queen's Bath

    Between the frequent rains and the often overcast forecast, Kauai is not always the typical Hawaiian tropical getaway people dream of. But there are few islands that offer the same majestic waterfalls, luscious valleys, world renowned breaks, and ...

  • Hike to Turtle Cave

    Turtle Cave is located within a small bay on the Princeville side of Kauai. This hike requires swimming, repelling down a steep cliff and potentially high tides.  This particular access point is located on private property, so you should be stayin...

    0.75 miles 62 ft gain

  • Hike to Wyllie's Beach

    Wyllie's beach is a small beach next to Anini beach. It is on the northwest side of the river mouth. There is a 0.8 mile trail down to the beach. The trail head is near the Westin Princeville. This is a handy beach for those staying in the Princev...

    0.8 miles 265 ft gain

  • Camp at Anini Beach Park

    The shallow nearshore ocean bottom makes Anini a great beach to visit if you have kids. Anini Beach Park is also a snorkeler's delight - here you may spot Hawaii's state fish, the humuhumunukunukuapua'a (triggerfish) and uhu (parrotfish), kala (un...

  • Relax at Tunnels Beach, Kauai

    Makua, aka Tunnels, is known for its incredible mountain scenery. This beach also offers great snorkeling, where people will usually see turtles. Public parking, bathrooms and showers are available at Haena Beach Park located west of Tunnels. Be s...

  • Hike the Wai Koa Loop Trail

    The trailhead is located at Anaina Hou Community Park, off Kuhio Highway near the Kauai Mini Golf Course. A Waiver for the trail must be signed within the office located at Kauai Mini Golf. There is plenty of parking and the trail is open to the p...

    5 miles 227 ft gain

  • Backpack the Na Pali Coast via the Kalalau Trail

    NOTE: The Na Pali Coast is currently closed indefinitely due to flooding This hike begins at the parking lot of Ke'e Beach at the Northern most point you can drive to on the island. This is where the Kalalau Trail begins. From there, you immedi...

    22 miles 900 ft gain

  • Hike to Hanakāpī‘ai Falls

    This hike is on the beginning section of the Kalalau trail, at Ke'e Beach. Your trip begins with a winding 2 mile trail to Hanakapi`ai Beach. The beach is a beautiful place to hang out and relax, there's a stream where you can take a dip, and bath...

    8 miles 500 ft gain

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