- The list below includes 149 free or cheap things to do in or near Kapaa, Hawaii, including 47 different types of inexpensive activities like Fishing, Kayaking, Beaches and Hiking Trails.
- From Kauai Path to Sleeping Giant Trail, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Kapaa and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Kilauea, Hanalei, Koloa and Waimea.
The goal of the Kauai Path is to preserve, protect, and extend access across the island through non-motorized multi-use pathways. Joggers, walkers, bikers, and even children who simply wish to play in the open grassy areas off the path are welcome.
Anahola Beach Park is a white sand beach with calm, supervised water suitable for all-ages swimming, and a surf break located on the outer edge of the park's reef. Additional activities include snorkelling, scuba diving, bodyboarding, fishing and camping.
Featuring a large man-made double sectioned pool shielded from the waves by a rock barrier, Lydgate Beach Park also offers a number of other amenities. The park also has extensive green space, as well as paths for hiking and biking.
A traditional South Indian monastery-temple, Kauai's Hindu Monastery is the headquarters and seminary for the Saiva Siddhantha Church. Visitors can participate in morning worship. A once-weekly guided tour provides access to the gardens and grounds, temple, and a 12-foot granite statue of the God Siva.