Float through the Kauai rainforest on a 100 year old irrigation ditch. A network of tunnels and ditches was used to bring water from the heart of the Kauai mountains to the thirsty sugar cane plantations. A section of this historic structure has been converted to recreational use and Kauai Backcountry has exclusive access to this area.
Kauai Waterfall Rappelling is a one of a kind experience, and it’ll bring you through the lush forest of the island. Your expedition takes you on Hule’ia River and it’s 241 acres of National Wildlife Refuge. The two jungle waterfalls are exclusive to Island Adventures, and offer a spectacular photo opportunity and exciting challenge.
Horseback riding on Kauai’s north shore is picturesque. With Mt. Namahana as a backdrop, ride through the pastures of a working cattle ranch. Through diverse of jungles and rainforests, you will be led to the edge of a steep gulch. A short hike leads to an amazing waterfall spot where you’ll enjoy a picnic lunch.
Spend the day discovering the panoramic beauty of hidden valleys and secluded beaches on horseback. Along the sunny south shore of Kauai, you will explore legendary Maha’ulepu wilderness area. The attention and aloha spirit of the guides combined with the quality of the horses will leave you with an unforgettable experience. CJM stables is located at the end of the road in Poipu.
This adventure includes kayaking, hiking, zipping, and hanging out at a waterfall swimming hole. You’ll start your day with an easy hike and a leisurely paddle up a narrow jungle stream. Next is a hike of a half mile or so leads to a waterfall where two ziplines that go directly over the waterfall swimming hole. After the zipping experience, you’ll hike down to the waterfall for swimming and a picnic lunch. Finally, you’ll return back down the river by kayak to conclude the tour.
This combo tour adventure offers it all including kayaking, hiking, zipping, swimming, riding in a covered wagon, and finally being taken back to the starting point by motorized Hawaiian canoe. The day begins with an upstream paddle with the tradewinds at your back. Next you’ll cross the ranch in a covered wagon and witness movie locations that were used in filming “Raiders of the Lost Ark” and “Jurassic Park.” After lunch, you will enjoy three different zipline experiences. At the end of your day, a motorized canoe will return you to your starting point.
Enjoy an exhilarating bike ride down 13 miles of winding, paved roads from the rim of spectacular Waimea Canyon (elevation 3500 feet) to the shores of the blue Pacific Ocean. You will be equipped with comfortable helmets for a safe but fun and exciting ride. Your guide will share with you the history,culture, folklore, and legends of the the canyon. This is not a difficult ride, and because it is all downhill it is not physically demanding … just lots of fun!
Kipu Ranch is the highest recommended ATV tour on Kauai. The ranch is a 3,000 acre property extending from the Huleia River to the top of Mt. Haupu. As you leave Lihue headed toward Poipu or Waimea, Ha’upu is the mountain range you see. Many movies have been filmed on the ranch, and your tour will include a chance to swing on the very rope swing that Indiana Jones used in “Raiders of the Lost Ark”.
Explore south shore’s rugged terrain from makai (ocean) to mauka (mountain with Kauai ATV tours, and experience the sites and sounds of flora and fauna from arid farmland to lush tropical forest. On this 22,000 acre property, you will ride along old plantation roads, swim in refreshing mountain pools and splash through riverbeds. Kauai ATV has become Hawaii’s premiere tour for off road adventures!
Princeville Ranch Off Road Adventure offers an exhilarating experience on their private ranch. Soar above the trees on two ziplines, hike to a beautiful waterfall for a swim, and enjoy a picnic! First you will take off in their vehicles, and drive to spots that have never been accessible before. As you roll through pastures and forests to historical locations, you will drive through fun dips, turns, and climbs!
Journey up the Wailua River for an adventurous paddle, hike, and swim at Secret Falls. The Secret Falls Kayak Tour is Kaua’s most popular kayak tour. The hike is a relatively modest 30 minute stroll in dry conditions and there is minimal elevation gain. Secret Falls is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Hawaii to which you can hike, and the kayaking portion of the trip just adds to the allure!
Kayak along the scenic Hanalei River and the Hanalei Bay Reef Lagoon while gazing upon Bali Hai (Makana Peak) and the sweeping “South Pacific” panorama. Look out for for endangered sea birds and turtles, and snorkel with colorful fish in the protected bay. Children, couples, and families can frolic in the calm waters of the pacific.