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Top 18 attractions to explore in Kauai County

Kauaʻi County is a county in the U.S. state of Hawaiʻi. It consists of the islands of Kauaʻi, Niʻihau, Lehua, and Kaʻula.  Not much popular among the other popular places, so the visitors to this place are not much and its gradually increasing day by day.

Attractions in Kauai County

'Opaeka'a Falls'Opaeka'a Falls, Wailua Homesteads, HI 96746, USA

This stunning 151-foot tall waterfalls one of the Kauai island major accessible waterfalls.  This convenient stop offers visitors a great view from a scenic lookout and access to picnic tables and restrooms.

Allerton Garden4425 Lawai Rd, Koloa, HI 96756, USA

A beautiful botanical garden which was made by  Robert Allerton and John Gregg Allerton which covers an 80 acres area and It is one of the five gardens of the non-profit National Tropical Botanical Garden. The garden is flourished with various verities of flora and fauna and it is a visitors paradise.

Glass BeachGlass Beach, Hawaii 96705, USA

Glass Beach is a beach in Eleele, an industrial area in Kauai, Hawaii that is made of sea glass. The beach's regular rock is basalt, but the sea glass formed after years of discarded glass. Daily a lot of people visit this place and spend some valuable time here.

Hāʻena State Park6CC9+8R Wainiha, Hawaii, Kapaʻa, HI 96746, USA

A state park located on the north shore of the Hawaiian island of Kauaʻi. The park provides access to beaches, trails, and several ancient Hawaiian sites, including sea caves estimated to be more than 4,000 years old. This is an archaeologically important place.

Hanalei BayHanalei Bay, Hawaii, USA

Hanalei Bay is the largest bay on the north shore of Kauaʻi island in Hawaii. It consists of nearly two miles of beach, surrounded by mountains. the bay offers excellent mooring for sailboats, stand up paddle boarding, surfing and swimming.

Kauai Museum4428 Rice St, Lihue, HI 96766, USA

This was first established as a library and then converted into the Kauai Museum. It has exhibits on the history of the island of Kauaʻi in Hawaii. There are so many things and artifacts that paves light to the history of the Kauai Museum.

Kīlauea Lighthouse3580 Kilauea Rd, Kilauea, HI 96754, USA

Located on Kīlauea Point on the island of Kauaʻi, Hawaiʻi. The lighthouse was built in 1913 with the largest hand-blown clamshell lens in the world. Today it remains one of the most popular attractions in Kauai county.

This is a National Wildlife Refuge on the northwest coast of the island of Kauaʻi in Hawaiʻi. It was established to preserve and enhance seabird nesting colonies. Each year, thousands of migratory seabirds use Kīlauea Point National Wildlife Refuge for nesting, foraging, or resting.

A botanical garden and nature preserve on the north shore of Kauaʻi island, Hawaiʻi. It is one of the five gardens of the non-profit National Tropical Botanical Garden. It covers three distinct ecological zones.

Manawaiopuna FallsManawaiopuna Falls, Hawaii 96741, USA

This is a privately owned waterfall that was in the Hawaiian islands. Its around 122 meters tall and It is only accessible by helicopter which was inside a dense forest.

Menehune FishpondMenehune Fishpond, Hawaii 96766, USA

This is a historic Hawaiian fishpond.  Also known as Alekoko Fishpond, it has been listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. It is the best example of an inland fishpond in the entire state.

This is a Hawaiian state park which was located at the northwest side of Kauaʻi, the oldest inhabited Hawaiian island. coastline stretching from the remote and wild Polihale Beach on the west to Kee Beach on the north shore of Kauai. It is one of the world’s most scenic coastlines of beautiful beaches, towering sea cliffs, and deep hanging valleys with waterfalls that merge into the sea.

Queen’s BathKapiolani Loop, Princeville, HI 96722, USA

This is a unique tide pool that was located on the Island of Kauai. It is a sinkhole that was surrounded by igneous rock.  Small fish and tiny sea life also live in this tide pool.

Sleeping GiantSleeping Giant, Wailua, HI 96746, USA

This is a mountain ridge located in the s Wailua and Kapaʻa in the Nounou Forest Reserve. The formation received its common English name both from its resemblance to a reclining human figure, and from a Native Hawaiian legend about a giant who, after great labor or overeating, lay to rest and is yet to awaken.

Spouting HornSpouting Horn, Hawaii 96756, USA

Spouting Horn is a blowhole located on the southern coast of Kauai. This area is known for its crashing waves. These waves erode lava rocks on the coastline which can create narrow openings, as is the case with Spouting Horn. It is one of the major tourist attraction in Kauai county.

WaialealeWaialeale, Hawaii 96746, USA

A shield volcano and the second-highest point on the island of Kauai.  its summit is one of the rainiest spots on earth.

Wailua FallsWailua Falls, Hawaii 96746, USA

Wailua Falls is a waterfall on the island of Kauai, Which was surrounded by dense thick forest and there are paths to the bottom of the falls, but it can be muddy and slippery. This falls is so much associated with the history of Hawaii.

Waimea Canyon State ParkWaimea Canyon Dr, Waimea, HI 96796, USA

Also known as the Grand Canyon of the Pacific. This is a large canyon, approximately ten miles long and up to 3,000 feet deep, located on the western side of Kauaʻi in the Hawaiian Islands of the United States.

Map of attractions in Kauai County