Off the Beaten Path: Hidden Areas & Unique Things to Do
Make your vacation your own with this unique list of lesser-known things to do on Kauai. The Garden Isle has it all, with photography tours to teach you professional techniques and bass fishing excursions to take you in search of the big catch. There are even some activities that put a twist on common favorites, like ziplining horizontally (head first!) or taking a down-hill bike ride through Waimea Canyon. Kauai rewards those who stray from the ordinary.
  1. Take a guided kayak and snorkel tour on the picturesque Hanalei River, Bay Reef Lagoon and Estuary. Perfect for paddlers of all ages looking for an adventure!
    Meal Provided


    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    7.5 hour(s) (morning)
  2. Stand-Up Paddle downwind on the Huleia River, take a hike into the rainforest and swim in a pristine natural blue pool! Having fun is now as easy as standing up!
    Meal Provided


    Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat
    5.5 - 6.5 hour(s) (morning)
  3. Bike through the beauty of Waimea Canyon on a 13 mile downhill ride to the ocean. The smooth winding blacktop makes for a most comfortable and scenic journey.


    Mon, Wed, Fri
    4.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  4. Start the day by visiting the gorgeous Na Pali coast, then sail out to Niihau to snorkel at Lehua Crater in this adventure-filled all-day ocean trip!
    Meal Provided

    From USD213.34

    7.5 - 8.5 hour(s) (morning)
  5. Hike Waipo’o Falls in the misty highlands of Koke’e! If you would rather just stroll and enjoy the stunning views, then this basic trail is perfect.
    Meal Provided


    5 - 5.5 hour(s) (morning)
  6. Go on an 13-15 miles of off-road trails through a sugar plantation. Perfect for groups and solo drivers. Ride through a secret tunnel, see movie sites, zoom over dirt roads and more!

    From USD252.08

    3.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  7. Hike and explore Kalihiwai Falls and a North Kauai rainforest! Learn all about the area plants, history and legends on this private ranch.
    Meal Provided


    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    4.5 hour(s) (morning)
  8. Keep your shutter finger ready; these tours show off Kauai's natural beauty and put you in the hands of a pro photographer for a unique sightseeing experience.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD123.96

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    6 - 6.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  9. Koloa Zipline Adventures: Daytime & Sunset Rides
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    Embark on an exciting 8-line zipline adventure over Kauai's south coast. Soar through lush tropical forest on the longest zipline course in Kauai!


    4 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  10. Hop aboard for a scenic four hour bass fishing trip on Kauai. Enjoy pristine views of southern Kauai on this small group "catch and release" fishing cruise.


    4.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
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