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Kauai Sunset Many tourists call Kauai "island-garden". That’s not surprising because there are many incredibly picturesque natural objects on the island. It is an ideal place for hiking, cycling or trips on local, very difficult roads by an off-road vehicle. A helicopter tour is an extremely popular activity among tourists nowadays. It is provided by a large number of companies. Kauai is really very picturesque from a bird's-eye view, especially if you can look around through the open door of the cabin. Moreover, pilots often land on small helicopter platforms in the heart of the island to give tourists the opportunity to swim in the waterfall or explore nearby natural sites.
Kauai is a real godsend for fans of beach holidays. There are excellent conditions for a variety of types of beach sports on the island. One of the most popular and crowded beaches is Poipu. … Open
If you are strong, like hiking and not afraid of difficulties, be sure to go on a hiking tour along the Kalalau trail. Its length is 18 kilometres. In theory, you can pass it in one day, but only a few people completed the route in this time. In order to get to the main section of the trail, you must purchase permission to spend a night here and set a tent. This permission is given for 5 days and you can get it again only in a month. Without permission, you can only go on a short path which length is only 9 km. Whatever you choose, the place looks amazing and you should visit it. Moreover, the «Jurassic Park» was filmed here.
Don't pass by the Waimea Canyon, which is almost a kilometre deep. This is a unique place. In addition, there are 72 kilometres of hiking trails on the territory of the canyon and nearby reserves. The simplest road is only 5 km and it leads to the local waterfall Waipio. There is also the Kalalau observation deck close to this place and it provides great views of Kauai and the surrounding area. It is worth visiting the Kokee State Park located 27 kilometres from the canyon. You can not only enjoy fishing and camping here but also go to the local Museum of natural history, open to all of the visitors. Copyright
A choice of accommodation places on the island is more than impressive. Local hotels will delight discerning travelers and those who are used to staying in relaxed atmosphere, and even those … Open
Kilauea National Nature Reserve is an ideal place for ornithologists. Dozens of species of birds, including endangered Hawaiian geese nest on the local rocks. In addition, you can see seals-monks and dolphins in the local waters. Be sure to visit 25-meter waterfall Vailua. Local soldiers jumped from its top in order to prove their bravery. Don’t pass by a piece of volcanic plume Spouting horn, which makes the rolling waves rise ten meters up, playing in the sun.
There are five botanical gardens on the island. McBryde Botanical garden in the Lavai valley occupies 102 hectares and has a huge collection of tropical plants both in live and in dried form. The neighbouring Allerton garden was once founded by Queen Emma, and a two-hour tour on the garden’s territory includes a visit to the monarch's cottage. If you want to taste homemade chocolate, as well as local papaya, passion fruit and pomegranate, then go to the Botanical garden of Princeville. Please note that you can only get there by a prior appointment.
Kauai is the fourth in size island of the archipelago. You can find several shopping malls here but you should better go shopping in the cities of continental America. If you have no … Open
Kauai is not only a perfect destination for beach holidays, but the island also has quite a lot of different entertaining activities. Horseback riding, kayaking, tube swimming, deep sea and coastal fishing, hang gliding and light aircraft, skydiving with the instructor, water skiing, surfing and windsurfing are among the most popular touristic activities. Diving and snorkelling are also very popular due to the large number of animals in the waters of the island. There are beaches on the island for every taste – visited by surfers Kiahuna, crowded Poipu, beautiful Mahaulepu, where you can often find seals, a huge Hanalei, nudist Secret beach, popular with divers and snorkelers Anini. In short, everyone will find a place to relax here. In the evening, you should go to the luau - a traditional Hawaiian party, where you can not only dance, but also join and explore the culture of the locals.
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Hanalei Bay

From the series “Top Beaches for Surfing on Huge Waves”
The charming beach with its peaceful atmosphere also attracts creative people. The famous Japanese writer Haruki Murakami visited it in the middle of the last century. The beauty of the bay inspired him greatly. He wrote the story "Hanalei Bay" soon. Filming of the musical "South Pacific" took place on the coast in 1958. It became incredibly popular afterward. The musical brought world fame to the beach. … Read further

Honopu Beach

From the series “The Hidden and Hard-To-Reach Beautiful Beaches”
Thanks to the variety of the mineral deposits and the grounds, which are lined with lush brushwoods, which gives the rock its peculiar colors, this area looks even more enchanting. … Read further
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