- Our list of the best things to do in Kapaa, Hawaii, features the top 251 nearby activities — including 143 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Kapaa, HI has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Tours, Water Activities, and Adventures.
- The results below include the top 29 things to do within the city of Kapaa, HI , followed by 221 popular activities in nearby cities, including Hanalei, Lihue, Kilauea, Koloa, Poipu, Princeville, Hanapepe, Waimea, Eleele, Kalaheo, Kekaha, Kealia, Anahola, Wailua, Hanamaulu, Lawai and Makaweli
Kauai Island Brewing Company is a local microbrewery which offers a wide range of beers, both house and rotating varieties, on tap as well as in bottles. The kitchen menu comprises of varied choices ranging from pupus to burgers.
Whether for sightseeing or snorkeling, the Kauai Sea Tours offers its services. Their fleet is consisted by a 60 foot-long catamaran which can welcome up to 49 passengers, and a 24 foot-long rigid hulled inflatable boat which can welcome up to 14 passengers.
The Manawaiopuna Falls (Jurassic Park Falls) are a set of waterfalls that are located on private property. The falls became well known after featuring in the movie Jurassic Park and are only accessible by helicopter.
Hanapepe Stadium is a multi-sport facility with seating accommodations for up to 2,000 fans. Its convertible field surfaces are usable by football, soccer, and baseball teams and include press box facilities and lighting for night games.
Located along the western side of Waimea Canyon, the Awaawapuhi Trail features a trail distance of roughly six and a half miles for a roundtrip. In addition to hiking, there are opportunities for birdwatching, wildlife watching, and panoramic views.
Snorkling is the most popular activity at Pali Ke Kua Beach (Hideaway's Beach), located in Princeville. Swimming is permitted, although the beach does not have a lifeguard. This beach is accessible only via a steep gravel trail.
Salt Pond Beach Park is a stretch of white sand that lies behind a natural ridge made of rock which creates pool-like settings near the beach for swimming and snorkeling. Beyond the ridge, the reef extends for several miles ahead which is good for seasonal surf.
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For more than 24 years, Inter-Island Helicopters - Private Tours has taken its clients over the island on its R44 helicopter. There are two types of tours: the deluxe island tour and the waterfall adventure tour.
Filled with miles of interlacing trails, hikers can enjoy the scenery of the Waimea Canyon and surrounding waterfalls at Kokee State Park. There are lookouts at different locations of the trail where hikers can take pictures of the panoramic canyon.