Discover Hawaii : Discover Hawaii 2014
The Hawaiian Islands: Kaua‘i 24 DISCOVER HAWAI‘I 7-DAY ITINERARY BY THE EXPERTS Day 2 A helicopter tour is recommended (only 10 percent of the island is road- accessible). Then, 'mountain tube' through historic irrigation channels or visit famous lm locations (over 60 lms and TV shows have been shot on Kaua'i including Jurassic Park and King Kong). Image provided courtesy of Kaua‘i Backcountry Adventures. Day 1 Some 80km of white-sand beaches await, with Po'ipü Beach (south) one of the most popular. In the evening, 'go Hawaiian' with a traditional lū'au feast. Day 6 Soar over lush forest canopy via a thrilling zipline (' ying fox'). Then lunch at the beautifully-restored 1930's Kilohana Plantation followed by a sample of award-winning locally-made rum at Koloa Rum Co. Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) / Tor Johnson. Day 3 Put on your hiking boots. Today we visit a 19th century fort (Russian Fort Elizabeth State Historical Park), spectacular Waimea Canyon and magni cent Kōke'e State Park (collect a map at Kōke'e Natural History Museum before setting o on foot). The magnifcent frigatebird. Day 4 Head north to historic Kilauea Lighthouse (northern-most peninsula) and Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge, home to rare seabirds such as the Great Frigatebird with a two-metre wingspan. Enjoy lunch in charming Hanalei or picnic at Hanalei Bay. Napali Coast viewed from Ha‘ena State Park, Kaua‘i. Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) / Ron Dahlquist Day 5 Explore stunning Nāpali Coast by air, boat or foot. Water-based tours depart Kukui'ula harbour and Port Allen. Kayak tours operate from June-August. Day 7 , Today, explore south-east Kaua'i (staying close to the airport). First Kaua'i Museum, then Līhu'e's quaint shops. Alternatively drive to stunning Wailua Falls. Then indulge in Hawaiian lomilomi massage. Image provided courtesy of Kaua‘i Backcountry Adventures.
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