Kauai Whale Watching: What To Know

Kauai is home to some of the best whale watching opportunities in the world, especially during the winter months. And there are plenty of perfect locations and ways to witness the awe-inspiring display of humpback whales during their annual migration. But before you set out on your whale watching adventure, there are a few things

Kauai Caves: Where They Are & How To Visit

Kauai, the oldest of the central Hawaiian Islands, is home to a variety of natural wonders, including spectacular caves. These caves, formed by thousands of years of erosion and volcanic activity, offer visitors the chance to explore a unique and fascinating underground world. In this post, we’ll take a closer look at some of the most famous caves on Kauai, where you can find them, and how to visit them.

What Makes The Na Pali Coast So Unique?

The Na Pali Coast of Kauai, Hawaii is a stunningly beautiful combination of sea cliffs, waterfalls, and rich valleys. The 17 miles of jaw-dropping coastline stretches from Ke’e Beach to Polihale State Park along the north shore. A truly magical landscape, it offers visitors unspoiled beaches with secluded coves as well as magnificent views that can hardly be described in words. Whether taking a helicopter tour of the area or hiking some of the trails along the coast, no description can do justice to Na Pali’s sweeping vistas and tranquil beauty.

Seasonal Changes You Should Expect On Kauai

Kauai is a beautiful, tropical island in the Hawaiian chain that features four distinct seasons each year. Though fall and spring aren’t the most noteworthy, summer and winter have unique qualities that draw in visitors from all over. During the summer season, Kauai offers an abundance of sunshine with temperatures ranging around 80-90 degrees on average and minimal rainfall.

Whale Watching Season In Hawaii: How It Works

It’s that time of year again! Whale watching season is officially open in Hawaii. If you’re planning on visiting us soon, or if you’re just curious about what to expect, this post is for you. We’ll go over everything from the best time of year to see whales to the different types of whales you might encounter. So read on and get ready for an amazing experience!

How The Weather Affects Snorkeling on Kauai

If you’re planning a trip to Kauai and you’re interested in snorkeling, it’s important to be aware of how the weather can affect your experience. The weather on Kauai is very diverse, and it can change quickly. In this blog post, we’ll talk about the different types of weather that you might encounter while snorkeling on Kauai, and what that means for your snorkeling plans.

What To Expect From A Kauai Snorkeling Tour

If you’re looking to explore the beauty of Kauai’s coral reefs, a snorkeling tour is the perfect way to do it! Snorkeling tours offer a unique perspective on the island’s marine life and provide an up-close look at some of the most colorful fish in the Pacific. In this blog post, we’ll tell you what to expect from a Kauai snorkeling tour. We’ll also give you some tips on how to prepare for your trip.

Why Kauai Beaches Are Unique

Kauai is known for its breathtaking beaches. With over 60 miles of coastline, there are plenty of beaches to choose from. Each beach has its own personality and appeal. Some are great for swimming and sunbathing, while others are perfect for surfing or snorkeling. Read on to learn more about some of the most unique Kauai beaches!

What Is The Best Time Of Day For Kauai Snorkeling?

In this blog post, we will discuss the best time of day for snorkeling on Kauai. Read on to learn the best times and some snorkeling tips & tricks!

What To Expect On Your First Kauai Raft Tour

You may be wondering how raft tours on Kauai work – we’re here to tell you! Read on to learn more about this fun adventurous activity.

The Hidden Beaches Of Hawaii

Hawaii is home to a variety of breathtaking beaches and bays, and some of the best ones are hidden! In this post, we cover Hawaii’s greatest hidden beaches, how to explore them, and other useful tips and advice for finding these secret sandy destinations!

Turtle Cave and Cove in Kauai: A Complete Guide

If you’re looking for a fun day trip, check out turtle cave and cove! It’s the perfect place to watch turtles and spend time with family. Hawaii is full of amazing marine life, and it’s special to be able to see it! So read on to learn more!

Best Places To Snorkel On Kauai

Snorkeling on Kauai is one of the most fun activities you can do. There are a ton of different ways to go about snorkeling, and a variety of great locations to visit. In this blog post, we go over the best snorkeling on Kauai and much more! Read on for tips and advice for the best snorkeling on Hawaii’s Garden Island.

Kauai Raft Tours vs. Boat Tours

Raft and boat tours are one of the best ways to get out and explore Hawaii. They have a few similarities but at the end of the day they get you out on the water. In this blog post, we break down the main differences between boat tours and raft tours, and why they are both great!

Guide to Kauai’s Ke’e Beach

Ke’e Beach is one of the most beautiful and secluded beaches on Kauai. It’s located at the end of the road, past Haena State Park. If you’re looking for a quiet and peaceful beach to relax on, Ke’e is definitely worth a visit! In this blog post, we’ll provide an overview of everything you need…

What Makes Kauai Such a Great Snorkeling Destination?

If you’re looking for some of the best snorkeling in Hawaii, look no further than Kauai. This beautiful place nicknamed “the garden island” is home to some of the best snorkeling in Hawaii. In this article, we break down why Kauai is a great snorkeling destination and what makes it special. Read on to learn

When Can You Visit The Na Pali Coast

The Na Pali Coast is located in one of the most beautiful places on earth. If you’ve ever seen pictures of it, you know what we’re talking about! Unfortunately, many people are under the impression that they can only visit the Na Pali Coast during the summer months. This isn’t true! In this blog post,

Na Pali Coast Waterfalls To Visit

Are you looking for something more than just hanging out on the beach during your Hawaii vacation? Do you appreciate the natural beauty of the Aloha state? Are you a waterfall chaser? If any of these questions ring true, then the Na Pali coast of Hawaii is perfect for you! Kauai is Full of Wonderous

The Lava Tubes of Kauai

The lava tubes of Kauai are a beautiful sight. These tubes are different from the other Hawaiian islands. Kauai is the oldest of the Hawaiian islands, which means that the tubes have been broken down into sea caves and blowholes. In this blog post, we will tell you where you can find these lava tubes

Why Your Kauai Vacation Needs a Raft Tour

If you’re looking for an adventure while on your Kauai vacation, then a raft tour is a must-do! These tours are the perfect way to explore the island’s lush rainforest and stunning coastline. You’ll get to see some of the most beautiful scenery that Kauai has to offer, and you’ll also have the chance to

A Complete Guide to Honopu Beach

Honopu Beach is one of the most beautiful and secluded beaches on Kauai. It can be difficult to find, but it is definitely worth the effort! This blog post will provide a complete guide to Honopu Beach, including directions and tips on what to do when you get there. So if you’re looking for a

Can You Whale Watch From A Raft?

Yes, you can whale watch from a raft! In fact, there are many different ways to go whale watching. You can do it from the shore, on a boat, or even from a raft. Rafting is becoming an increasingly popular way to view these majestic creatures, and for good reason. Keep reading to learn more

The Bright Eye Sea Cave on Kauai

The Bright Eyes Sea Cave is one of the many caves on Kauai. Only accessible by boat, kayak, or helicopter this cave is a relaxing and breathtaking place to visit. The cave was formed by lava flows about 2,000 years ago and it has been eroded by the sea ever since. Waves rush in through

Kauai Whale Watching Tours

You’re wondering what to do on Kauai. You’ve been looking for a great activity that will allow you to experience the beautiful nature of this Hawaiian island. Well, we have just the thing: whale watching tours! If you want to see whales and dolphins in their natural habitat, then this is your chance! This blog

Where Can You Snorkel With Sea Turtles In Hawaii?

Sea turtles are graceful and enchanting creatures that can be found in almost every ocean basin around the world. They’ve been around for more than 150 million years and grow to as long as three or four feet. It is estimated that sea turtles can live to 80 to 100 years or even older. In

Why Do Spinner Dolphins Spin?

Spinner dolphins are among the most fascinating sea creatures in existence. As their name suggests, they are known primarily for their ability to leap into the air in an impressive spinning motion. They are quite a spectacle to behold if you are ever fortunate enough to see them, although relatively little is known about the

What is Kauai Known For?

Are you planning a trip to Hawaii anytime soon? Any time of the year is an excellent time to visit, and there is an endless array of things to do and places to see. But why not go a bit off the beaten path and explore the many wonderful delights Kauai is known for? One

Kauai’s COVID-19 Travel Rules

Hi Friends! Kauai’s COVID-19 travel rules have changed a lot over the past few weeks, and so we’ve decided to clarify some of the latest COVID-19 restrictions in place on the Garden Island of Kauai. We can’t wait to have you visit us again as the vaccine will soon lesson restrictions and allow you all

Sea Birds of Kauai

The Na ‘Pali Coast is filled with wonder and mystery. There are miles of unexplored valleys and waterfalls. The scenery is constantly changing, with cliff sides collapsing, and coastlines eroding. Each time I get on a boat, or enter the wilderness to hike a new trail, explore a new riverbed or canyon peak, I see

Kauai Sea Turtles

Sea Turtles in Kaua’i Waters Gracefully gliding through the ocean current, the Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle or honu, is one of the oldest, and most beloved creatures in the Hawaiian Islands. Weighing up to 400 pounds, the Green Sea Turtle possesses unique habits that set it apart from the other two species of sea turtle.

Kauai Boat Tours

Kauai Boat Tours Make sure you pack your camera for this one! — Reviewed by pixir, May 25, 2017 Would highly recommend this boat trip to any group of any age. Our party of 8 is filled with a range of ages from 13 to 87 and everyone thoroughly enjoyed it. Not only is the

Kauai Hiking Napali Coast: The Kalalau Trail

Kaua’i Hiking Napali Coast Kauai Hiking Napali Coast: It is very important to stay updated on the current conditions of the Kalalau Trail and the Napali Coast State Wildnerness Park. Mezmerizing and ominous are the best words to describe the Nā Pali Coast, the northwestern side of Kaua’i where no roads or homes exist. The

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Napali Coast Travel Guide

Napali Coast Travel Guide On the Hawaiian Island of Kaua’i, the Na Pali Coast embraces a phenomenol marine wilderness, left remarkably untouched by man. Nā Pali, meaning “The Cliffs” in Hawaiian, is a 17-mile stretch of rugged coastline located on the northwest side of Kauai Island. “HAWAII’S 6TH WONDER”: The rugged Nā Pali Coast is

Kauai Tours & Activities – Family Fun Things to Do

Kauai Tours & Activities – Family Fun Things to Do The Garden Isle of Kauai is the greenest, and lushest of all of the main Hawaiian Islands. It’s also the home of numerous white, sandy beaches, making it the perfect paradise for its visitors. A variety of Kauai tours and activities are available for those

Kauai Dolphin Tours

Imagine your perfect Hawaiian vacation. Sun, golden beaches, breathtaking views, a swim in the ocean, surfing, relax, and, of course, dolphins! Yes, because your holidays in Hawaii would not be complete without an excursion to see dolphins close up. The good news is that there are plenty of dolphins in Kauai that reside on the

Spotting the Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle

Kauai Snorkel Tours with Sea Turtles A now-common sighting on Kauai snorkel tours is the the Hawaiian Green sea turtle, called honu in Hawaiian. The honu gets its name from the color of their body fat which is green from the algae in their diet, which they eat off of the rocks. The adult honu may reach

Humpback Whales Mating Live On Video!

April 27 2012, around 11am – one mile northwest of the Forbidden Island (Ni’ihau). Today we would capture something truly spectacular – Humpback Whales Mating live on video! Probably for the first time on this planet! Probably witnessed before by no other earthlings! But I did not even know I had these photos until eight

Kauai Weather – What’s it Like?

Kauai Weather – What to Expect During your Visit to Kauai Many people want to plan their vacation to Kauai around the weather, so what is the best time to visit Kauai? While Kauai is known for boasting year-round sunny skies and tropical breezes, it’s also nicknamed the “Garden Isle” for its beautiful, lush green

The Hawaiian Monk Seal: Survivor of the Sea

Survivor of the Sea Seeing Hawaiian monk seals along the Na Pali Coast is always a rare treat.

High Tide Feast

Several summers ago I recall seeing a dead goat on the reef at Hanakoa Valley. The poor goat had lost its footing and fallen to its death, landing on the exposed reef ledge, only 2-3 feet above sea level.

Na Pali Gump

I once met a Vietnam veteran who told me a story about his unique experience on Na Pali Coast. This man had heard about Na Pali from an army buddy who proclaimed it to be the most special place on earth. Well, the army buddy didn’t make it out of Vietnam, but this man was

Na Pali Coast Sea Cave Review

As the boat captain, I know what question is on the tip of my customers’ tongues: “Will we be able to get into the sea caves?” Honestly, I reply that it is never a guarantee; every day the ocean…

Puakuau Falls Sea Arch

Puakuau Falls Sea Arch was known as a popular pit-stop for ocean-wary paddlers that traveled Kauai’s Na Pali Coast.

Open Ceiling Sea Cave

In a beautiful mid-morning Kauai summer, the Open Ceiling Sea Cave features a wondrous sun beam streaming through a dark ceiling. Na Pali Coast magic.

Kauai’s Pirate’s Cave

The biggest – or call it the deepest – sea cave on the Na Pali Coast is Kauai’s Pirate’s Cave. You enter Pirate’s Cave through a cascading waterfall, the green moss on the ceiling and white calcium streaks from the natural fresh water…

Nualolo Aina Valley

Nualolo Aina Valley is remarkable for its remains of taro growing terraces, reminders that for hundreds of years people lived their lives in this remote valley, even into the early 20th century.

Hanakoa Valley

A big part of the Bali Hai ridge is here at Hanakoa Valley, comprised of two incredible lava dyke ridges protruding up like sentries guarding each side of this lush, tropical rain forest valley.

Awaawapuhi Valley

Kauai’s Awaawapuhi Valley is the narrowest and deepest of Na Pali’s remote, isolated valleys. Some say the name refers to the valley’s sinuous curves and twists that wind between its three thousand foot walls, like a slithering eel, or puhi. But the more accurate translation is more romantic, for ‘awapuhi is the native word for

Kalalau Valley

Remote, deep and hushed is Kalalau Valley, grandest of Na Pali’s near inaccessible valleys. Bowl-shaped within sheer walls of rainforest green, it’s 3 miles back and 3 miles across. Her mystic spell pervades, broken only momentarily by tour helicopters that appear like tiny, hovering mosquitoes. The valley’s great west wall ends toward the sea in