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If you are planning for the best family adventure in Hawaii, you must make sure to vacation on the island of Kauai. Family friendly activities and attractions can be found all over the island for an unprecedented experience. Here is your complete Kauai guide to a family adventure:

Relax at the Beach

It goes without saying that the beaches on Kauai are some of the most beautiful shores in all of Hawaii. Take your family for some well-deserved relaxation at Po’ipu Beach Park. This beach is perfect for people of all ages to enjoy,from infants to grand parents and everyone in between! Lounge on the beautiful white sand for a picnic or snorkel around with the aquatic wildlife such as the seals and sea turtles. Po’ipu Beach Park gets busy during the summer season,so make sure to claim your spot early in the day!

Helicopter Tours

The beauty of Kauai needs to be experienced from hundreds of feet up in the air. Take the kids for an exciting helicopter tour offered by Jack Harter Helicopters for a thrilling ride. For an hour, you will see landmarks exclusive to Kauai and even some locations where Jurassic Park was filmed. Let your family marvel at this memorable experience as you explore the island of Kauai.

Kayak the Na Pali Coast

Explore the coastline with kayak rentals found all over the island. One particular location, the Na Pali Coastline, let’s you get in incredible views of waterfalls and caves and even a dolphin sighting or two. Even the winter season is a delight with possible humpback whale sightings!

Zip Line Over Kauai

Explore the tree tops of Kauai with a thrilling zip line ride from Koloa Ziplines; this is a visitor favorite in our Kauai guide. Each zip lining adventure lets you take multiple courses for hours of fun and incredible views. Do not worry about the kids’ safety, as Koloa offers premium safety harnesses and zip lines,making for a fun yet safe trip.

Family Friendly Restaurants

Make sure to keep the family fed with a trip into the many family friendly restaurants found on Kauai. Porky’s Kauai features incredible Hawaiian BBQ that the kids will surely love. One of the best treats on the island is shaved ice,which you can find at several different shops like Wailua Shave Ice and Pink’s Creamery.

Kauai Guide for the Family

Now that you have your family adventures on Kauai planned out,make sure to find the perfect vacation rental. Our rentals feature exclusive home features and resort-like amenities for a comfortable experience. Easily book online today or give us a call to help you find the perfect rental for your stay.

Kaua`i has something to offer everyone, from breathtaking hikes to secluded beaches. Whether you stay in one of our relaxed bungalows on the peaceful North Shore or on the edge of the surf on the sunny southern beaches, you’ll find no shortage of wonderful ways to relax and enjoy the Aloha spirit that embodies this beautiful island. Our island offers plenty of attractions on Kauai to do in any season, but no matter when you visit there are some things you simply cannot miss!

Majestic Scenery With Our Attractions on Kauai

Lush and remote, forbidding yet welcoming, the Nā Pali Coast on Kaua‘i’s North Shore is a series of razor sharp ridges and vertical sea cliffs that create pockets of secluded beaches and deep, emerald valleys accessible only by foot. Even if you are not up for the full 11-mile hike (that’s one-way, and overnight permits are required) you should take in the incredible views from the trail head. Rising and falling across streams and valleys, the Kalalau trail winds along the base of the 4,000-foot high pali (cliffs), crossing streams and visiting magical waterfalls. Less experienced hikers can hike the first two miles and relax at Hanakāpīʻai Beach, then either turn back or visit the beautiful waterfall another two miles inland. Other options to see the cliffs include helicopter tours and ocean charters in catamarans, inflatables, and kayaks. No matter how you go, the Nā Pali Coast is not to be missed.

A World Wonder

In Kaua‘i’s interior is the “Grand Canyon of the Pacific,” and it is every bit as impressive as its Arizona cousin. This 10-mile long gorge drops away over 3,600 feet to its floor. Its walls are a vibrant sea of reds and greens, and two lookouts offer stunning views of the surrounding area. Hiking trails allow you to take scenic walks or explore the canyon floor below. Above the canyon another series of lookouts provide stunning views of the Na Pali Coast from above. A scenic drive from any of our Arrived Now vacation rentals, it is well worth it to behold this natural wonder close up. You might even get to meet Hawai‘i’s state bird, the Hawaiian Goose (nene)!

Beautiful Beaches Abound

It is impossible to pick the perfect beach on Kaua‘i, there are simply too many. All we recommend is that you take in at least one! As one of the oldest Hawaiian Islands, Kaua‘i has more coral reef and more sandy beaches than her younger siblings, and finding your favorite beach is half the fun. In Princeville, Lumahai and Hanalei Bay are must-see, and The Queen’s Bath tidepools are fun for all ages. In the south, Poipu Beach is one of America’s Best beaches and should not be missed with its warm crescents of golden sand, natural wading pools, and excellent snorkeling, swimming, and surfing.

The beauty of a Hawaiian vacation is you can do everything or nothing at all. And while it might be hard to pry yourself away from your relaxing vacation home through Arrived Now, we know you will love these must-see attractions, no matter where on the island you call home. Aloha!

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