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Kauai: Zipline Adventure

1. Kauai: Zipline Adventure

Ziplining is the perfect way to experience truly authentic Hawaii. Get the best view of three unique valleys and dramatic backdrops of mountains and Kauai's southern coastline while gliding through the jungle canopy. Kauai is called the Garden Isle because 97% of its land is undeveloped mountain ranges and rainforests. There's no better place to see all that untouched beauty than on a 5 or 8-Line Zipline Tour. After checking in at the Poipu Shopping Village, hop in one of the 4x2 adventure vans and take a scenic ride to the zipline course where your adventure tour begins. Enjoy some family fun as the whole crew learns about Kauai’s rich cultural history and untouched flora between thrilling zips over rich, green valleys. With a dramatic backdrop of mountain and ocean scenery, this zipline adventure is the perfect way to immerse yourself in Kauai's natural beauty. Uncover Kauai’s rich history while your guides keep you safe and smiling throughout the tour. Your guides are experts at what they do and will make sure you stay safe and have fun.

Kauai: Island Highlights Audio Guide

2. Kauai: Island Highlights Audio Guide

Don’t miss a thing as your favorite audio tour narrator guides you across Kauai to not-to-be-missed viewpoints, along with fascinating stories, tips and directions along the way. Follow the suggested itineraries, or divide the commentary and create your own half, full or multi day sightseeing trips. Not only does the Garden Isle of Kauai’s wondrous set of natural features make it distinctive from the other islands, its place in Hawaiian history makes it truly unique Major Highlights: Anini Beach Ha'ena State Beach Hanalei Hanapepe Kapa'a Kilauea Lighthouse Koke'e State Park Lihue Monk Seals Na Pali Coast Poipu Princeville Spouting Horn Tree Tunnel Wailua Falls Waimea Canyon Includes: North and East You'll feel yourself slip into the friendly laid back personality of the island as you visit North and Eastern Kauai and the beach resort areas of Hanalei and Princeville. The tour continues all the way to the end of the road at Ke’e Beach, and it’s also the best place to see endangered monk seals, often lazing on north shore beaches. Along the way, a trip to view Wailua Falls, one of Kauai’s most popular and just 10 minutes from Lihue, is not to be missed. Sample delicious smoothies and shave ice flavored with local tropical fruit, while you stroll the shops or watch surfers in the vibrant town of Kapa’a. And the views from Kilauea Lighthouse at the northernmost point of the island are amazing, and this location also acts as a bird and marine life refuge. South and West Waimea Canyon and the lookout from the Kalalau Lookout down to Na Pali are the most amazing sights when touring this section of the island. But there are also many great beaches, artsy communities, a blowhole and the resort area of Poipu that are excellent to explore. Expect to spend a whole day to enjoy the many stops.

Kauai: Customized Luxury Private Tour

3. Kauai: Customized Luxury Private Tour

Enjoy an exciting 6-hour tour with your own private driver as you explore Kauai by luxury vehicle. Choose either the lush north and east shores, or the majestic south and west sides of the island. In the northeast, you’ll see waterfalls, visit the Kilauea Lighthouse, and take in Hanalei Bay’s exquisite landscape and beaches. If you tour the southwest of Kauai, you’ll see Waimea Canyon, Spouting Horn, the Kauai Coffee Plantation, Poipu beaches, and historic Koloa Town. Leave the driving to your chauffeur as you focus on admiring the island’s exquisite beaches and lush landscapes, which are unlike anything else in the world.

Kauai: Waimea Canyon and Waterfall Adventure Day Tour

4. Kauai: Waimea Canyon and Waterfall Adventure Day Tour

Explore Kauai's wonders on a full-day tour. Witness the majestic Wailua Falls, immerse in Hanapepe Town's food and culture, marvel at the Waimea Canyon, gaze at the iconic Kalalau Valley from the Kalalau Lookout, and experience the natural spectacle of Spouting Horn. Visit Wailua Falls, a 173-foot waterfall located near Lihue as featured in the opening scenes of Fantasy Island. Continue to Hanapepe Town on the south shore west of Koloa which flourished as one of Kauai’s largest communities and offers a glimpse into the rich food, culture, and scenery. Head to the Waimea Canyon Lookout which is 10 miles long and 3000 feet deep and was formed from steady erosion over hundreds of thousand years. Next, head to Kalalau Lookout to see Kalalau Valley, one of the most photographed and well-recognized valleys in all of Hawaii. See the Spouting Horn Beach area of Kauai, known for crashing waves that erode lava rocks on the coastline which can create a narrow opening. With every wave, watch the water shoot upward and create a sound similar to that of a horn blowing. Finally, drive through the Tree Tunnel, a one-mile stretch of a beautiful canopy of over 500 Eucalyptus trees.

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