Kauai"The Garden Isle"

Kauai, the oldest of the main Hawaiian Islands, was shaped by volcanic activity around six million years ago. It is a mountainous island with Kawaikini as the highest peak at 5,243 feet and Mount Wai’ale’ale at 5,148 feet. The top of Mount Wai’ale’ale is among the wettest places on Earth, generating magnificent waterfalls and valleys due to heavy rainfall. On the western side lies the town of Waimea, where the Waimea River formed the impressive Waimea Canyon, often referred to as "The Grand Canyon of the Pacific." Don't miss the breathtaking Na Pali Coast with its towering cliffs and cascading waterfalls. No roads lead through this wild area, but hiking trails and kayaking offer access to hidden beaches and stunning vistas. Kauai's geological history is etched into its landscapes, creating an awe-inspiring destination for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers alike.

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The Hawaiian Lei

Synonymous with Hawaiian culture and a historic symbol of Hawaii is the Lei. This is a garland of flowers that is usually draped over your shoulders, hanging down both in front and in back. The custom comes from ancient Polynesians who visited the islands and passed down their tradition of wearing leis to the Hawaiian people. This tradition evolved into the Native Hawaiians wearing them to signify their ranks and royalty. They are also worn as an honor to their gods.

As tourism reached Hawaii, the custom of the lei became a staple of Hawaii popular culture and is used as a symbol of affection - typically when a person is arriving or leaving. The locals use leis for all sorts of occasions including: birthdays, graduations, weddings, etc. During a graduation, high school or college graduates can be seen wearing so many lei that it covers their face! Visitors can order a traditional flower lei right at the airport for an old school Hawaiian greeting. It's always a nice way to transport yourself to the tropical island mindset.

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Kauai Learn to Surf Semi-Private Lessons

Want to learn to surf at pristine Kauai North Shore beaches with the luxury of your own Kauai surfing lesson instructor? Discover why Hanalei Bay has the best beaches in Kauai and get personal instruction as you have private surf lesson Kauai style from your expert instructor who is a local big wave surfer.

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Kauai • Snorkeling

Aria Snorkel Mask Rental

Offering rentals and sales of the Aria Snorkel Mask. Explore the amazing underworld of Kauai with the newest snorkeling sensation. Aria's full-face design allows you to breathe through your mouth and nose, without a mouthpiece to bite down on. More comfort, better visibility, no leaking,  and ZERO fogging.The dry-top snorkel system prevents water from entering the mask when diving below the surface, so there is not a need to "purge" the mask when resurfacing. There is also a one-way valve in the chin, so if you do get any water in the mask it will drain out. Aria is made in Italy by Ocean Reef, a family owned company that has been in business for over 60 years. They are considered pioneers in the scuba industry and have won numerous awards for their innovative dive products. Ocean Reef invented the first-ever full-face scuba mask in 1996 called Neptune, and then invented the first ever full-face snorkel mask in 2012 called Easybreath.

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Kauai Eco Adventure Helicopter Tour

Join us on a first class ECO Adventure over the Garden Isle of Kauai. You'll fly the incredible new American Eurocopter Eco-Star, which reduces overflight noise by approximately 50%, has individual Business Class style seats, two-way communication with your pilot, and expansive glass for outstanding sweeping views of Kauai's incomparable natural beauty. Your flight begins with a flight to spectacular Hanapepe Valley, then Mana Waiapuna, also referred to as "Jurassic Park Falls." Then you'll travel up to the Olokele Canyon before moving on to Waimea Canyon, the "Grand Canyon of the Pacific." Complete your tour with stunning views of the Na Pali coast and Bali Hai Cliffs, pristine Hanalei Bay, and weather permitting, Mt Waialeale, the wettest spot on earth.

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Kauai • Movie & TV Tours

Kauai Movie Adventure

Visit Kauai's famous movie sites on this once-in-a-lifetime adventure. Get a backstage pass to Kauai's filming locations with your film buff guide and enjoy the picturesque scenery.

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Kauai • Day Trips

Oahu Day Trip: Pearl Harbor, Honolulu and Punchbowl from Kauai

Start your Oahu Day Trip from Kauai with a visit to the Arizona Memorial and Visitor Center at Pearl Harbor. See the battleship USS Missouri where the armistice ending WWII was signed and tour the city of Honolulu. Visit the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl and enjoy spectacular views at Nuuanu Rainforest and Pali Lookout.

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Niihau and Na Pali Coast Kauai Snorkel Cruise with Optional Scuba

Lose yourself and find your adventure while snorkeling the warm, turquoise waters off the "Forbidden Island" of Niihau. Departing from Port Allen on Kauai's southern shore, this full-day adventure offers sweeping views of the rugged Na Pali Coast, and then crosses the channel to neighboring Niihau to swim in waters just off the coast of this small, privately-owned island. Buffet lunch and Mai Tais included on the sail back toward Kauai.

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Kauai • Dinner Cruises

Sunset Dinner Cruise Off The Na Pali Coast

Take in breathtaking views as you cruise along Na Pali coast on a spacious 65? catamaran. The afternoon lighting is unforgettable as it streams into the valleys along Na Pali Coast and don’t miss out on our “Titanic” photo opportunity. A delicious luau-style buffet dinner complete with beer, wine and Mai Tais is served as we sail back toward Port Allen. Your tour finishes with the beauty of the Kauai sun sinking into the ocean along with a champagne toast at sunset. Snorkeling is not offered on this tour.

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