15 days in Kauai Itinerary

15 days in Kauai Itinerary

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Fly to Lihue Airport, Drive to Wainiha
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Wainiha
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Lihue
— 7 nights
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Wainiha — 5 nights

Kalalau Lookout and Wai`oli Hui`ia Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get outdoors at Waimea Canyon State Park and Polihale State Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Wainiha: Canyon Trail (in Waimea) and Queen's Bath (in Princeville).

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Melbourne, Australia to Wainiha is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 20 hours traveling from Melbourne to Wainiha due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in April; daily highs in Wainiha reach 80°F and lows reach 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Lihue.
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Lihue — 7 nights

Lihue or Līhue is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) and the county seat of Kauai County, Hawaii. Get a sense of the local culture at Kauai Museum and Seductions of Kauai Gallery. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail and Koloa Rum Company. Explore Lihue's surroundings by going to Waimea (Aloha 'n Paradise Espresso Bar & Aunty Liliko'i). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Makawehi Bluff, stroll through Shipwreck Beach, steep yourself in history at Kilohana, and enjoy the sea views from Ninini Point Lighthouse Cache Site.

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Getting from Wainiha to Lihue by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in April, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to fly back home.
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Kauai travel guide

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The Garden Isle
The northernmost of Hawaii's major islands, Kauai earned the nickname "Garden Island" because of its abundance of lush greenery and tropical plants, watered frequently with plentiful rainfall. Kauai's landscape continues to suffer from powerful erosion, resulting in natural attractions that include plunging canyons, tall mountain peaks, and the longest sandy coastline of all the Hawaiian islands. Offering a mild tropical climate and pristine wilderness areas largely unspoiled by mass tourism, Kauai is a great vacation destination for visitors eager to escape Hawaii's more crowded tourist resorts. For a genuine Kauai experience, join the locals for one of their famous traditional meat and vegetable feasts, prepared in underground pits lined with hot rocks.
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