11 days in Kauai Itinerary

11 days in Kauai Itinerary

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11 days in Kauai Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Hanalei
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Poipu
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Toronto

3
nights
Hanalei

Hanalei ©
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Get some historical perspective at Kauai's Hindu Monastery and Wai`oli Hui`ia Church. Let the collections at 7 Artists Gallery and Michal - Art Studio & Boutique of Hanalei capture your imagination. Explore Hanalei's surroundings by going to Kadavul Hindu Temple (in Kapaa) and Waimea Canyon State Park (in Waimea). There's lots more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge, enjoy the sand and surf at Hanalei Beach, and admire the majestic nature at Na Pali Coast State Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Hanalei holiday planner.

Toronto, Canada to Hanalei is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, car, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Hanalei is minus 5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Toronto in July since evenings lows in Hanalei dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Poipu.

Things to do in Hanalei

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Kauai, Kapaa, Na Pali Coast State Park, Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge, Waimea Canyon State Park
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Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching

5
nights
Poipu

Poipū is a census-designated place in Kauai County on the southern side of the island of Kauai in the U.S. Popular historic sites such as Kilohana and Kauai Veteran's Cemetery are in your itinerary. Visiting Poipu Beach Park and Wailua Falls will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Poipu: Kayaking & Canoeing (in Kapaa) and Seductions of Kauai Gallery (in Lihue). Next up on the itinerary: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take in the dramatic natural features at Spouting Horn, examine the collection at Galerie 103, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Raphael Church.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Poipu trip planner .

You can drive from Hanalei to Poipu in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Poipu can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Poipu

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Lihue, Koloa, Kauai, Kayaking & Canoeing, Lawai International Center
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Kayaking & Canoeing
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park

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