Welcome to Kaua’i. Waimea Canyon nicknamed the grand canyon of the pacific is a must see while on Kaua’i. The view of the canyon is often a bit hazy so the best time to be there is on sunny day just after its been raining. Then the earth takes on a deep red colour and waterfalls stream throughout the anyon- and the views are simply stunning! You can drive up to the canyon and enjoy the views from one of the many lookout points. Return to your hotel and relax.
After breakfast explore the North Shore. The seductive beauty of kaua’I’s north shore is best seen from the Hanalei valley lookout. Ancient taro fields, mountains, streaming with waterfalls. This land has produced food for more than thousand years since the first settlers arrived and its now known at the guava capital of the world. While here visit the cute town of hanalei and its beautiful beach. Evening return back to your hotel. .
Today after breakfast set to go to the breathtaking Napali coast, this is been seen from either the air or the ocean. Numerous cruises and sailing trips depart from kaua’I’s harbours. Whether you join a cruise or jump on a helicopter make sure to bring your camera and plenty of film. The views of these green prehistoric cliffs are simply stunning! After the heavenly day return to you hotel.
After breakfast let’s explore the beautiful beaches. Po’ipu beach, located in a sheltered cove is an ideal spol to learn surfing and snorkeling. If you are lucky you might get a glimpse of the endangered Monk Seal whom sometimes sun bake on the beach. Make the 3 km walk to nearby shepwreck beach. The beach is splendid, bust swimming is recommended only for the most experienced people.
Lihu’e, former plantation town and today the islands largest city, is home to a number of impressive old buildings. The old Lihu’e sugar mill and Kaua’i Museum are well worth a visit. Jump on a riverboat in Wailua and make your way up Wailua River or drive along it to view the magnificent Wailua Falls. The falls should be seen early in the morning when the sun is reflecting in the water
The west coast, most famous for Waimea Canyon is where Captain James Cook fist landed. In 1778, the British explorer and his ships, Discovery and Resolution, sailed into Waimea Bay.for the Hawaiins, who had lived in isolation for centuries, the sight was beyond imagination.Captain Cooks landing would change Hawai’I forever. The only clue of this important historical event in Waimea is a statue of Captain Cook.