6 days in Kauai Itinerary

6 days in Kauai Itinerary

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6 days in Kauai Itinerary

Start: Honolulu, Oahu
Fly:  2​h 45​min
1
Kilauea
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Poipu
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  2​h 45​min
End: Kahului, Maui

2
nights
Kilauea

Kilauea ©
Kilauea is a small town on the northeastern shore of Kauai, one of the eight islands that make up the state of Hawaii. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge and then pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Memorial Episcopal Church. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable drive along Hanalei Valley Lookout, pause for some serene contemplation at Wai`oli Hui`ia Church, then identify plant and animal life at Na Pali Coast State Park, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Waimea Canyon State Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kilauea online itinerary planner .

Honolulu to Kilauea is an approximately 3-hour flight. In December, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Poipu.

Things to do in Kilauea

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Hanalei, Na Pali Coast State Park, Waimea Canyon State Park, Queen's Bath, Christ Memorial Episcopal Church
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Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Hanalei Beach ©
Hanalei Beach

3
nights
Poipu

Poipu ©
Poipū is a census-designated place in Kauai County on the southern side of the island of Kauai in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then kick back and relax at Poipu Beach Park, then explore the striking landscape at Spouting Horn, and finally explore and take pictures at Prince Kuhio Park. On the next day, visit a coastal fixture at Ninini Point Lighthouse, steep yourself in history at Kilohana, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Poipu road trip planning website .

You can drive from Kilauea to Poipu in 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Poipu can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Poipu

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Lihue, Scuba & Snorkeling, Menehune Fishpond
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Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park
Scuba & Snorkeling
Spouting Horn ©
Spouting Horn

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