- The list below includes 155 free or cheap things to do in or near Poipu, Hawaii, including 47 different types of inexpensive activities like Beaches, Botanical Gardens, Walking Trails and Other Entertainment.
- From Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail to Poipu Beach Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Poipu and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Kapaa, Kilauea, Hanalei and Koloa.
Beginning on Shipwrecks Beach, the Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail is the only path that explores the coastline above and below the beach. It is excellent for hiking and bike tours and offers terrific sunset and sunrise views.
Kawai Island's Makawehi Lithified Cliffs are found on the southern face of the island. The cliffs were formed by underwater erosion over millenia and are now visible due to changing water levels. The Makawehi Lithified Cliffs are an unusual tourist attraction and a popular photography site.
The primal, remote coastline of Shipwrecks Beach contains the Maha'ulepu Heritage trailhead. The beach is a popular destination for surfers, but the powerful waves make swimming difficult and dangerous, although wading is safe.
Adjoining Kauai's Pacific coastline, Baby Beach Poipu features white sand beaches and unusual reef formations. Guests appreciate the site's remote peacefulness and opportunities to swim, snorkel, scuba dive, boogie board or surf.
The Allerton Garden was named by National Geographic as one of the 50 places to see in a lifetime. Besides the many species of plants, it has a visitor's center and an old sugarcane train railroad which takes the visitors inside the 80 acres of the gardens.