8 days in Kauai Itinerary

8 days in Kauai Itinerary

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8 days in Kauai Itinerary

Start: Port of Spain, Trinidad
Fly + Drive:  28​h
1
Poipu
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Hanalei
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  28​h
End: Port of Spain, Trinidad

1
night
Poipu

Poipu ©
Poipū is a census-designated place in Kauai County on the southern side of the island of Kauai in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): 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 contemplate the long history of Prince Kuhio Park. On your second day here, stop by Talk Story Bookstore, then contemplate the long history of Kilohana, and then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Poipu vacation planner .

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago to Poipu is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Port of Spain to Poipu is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Port of Spain in August, expect nights in Poipu to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are slightly colder, around 35°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Hanalei.

Things to do in Poipu

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trips

Lihue, Talk Story Bookstore
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Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park
Spouting Horn ©
Spouting Horn
Helicopter Tours

4
nights
Hanalei

Hanalei ©
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Step out of the city life by going to Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge and Hanalei Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Tunnels Beach and Anini Beach. When in Hanalei, make a side trip to see Waimea Canyon State Park in Waimea, approximately 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Na Pali Coast State Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Hanakapiai Falls, pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Memorial Episcopal Church, and stop by Banana Joe's Fruitstand.

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You can drive from Poipu to Hanalei in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Hanalei can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. On the 23rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hanalei

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kauai, Kilauea, Na Pali Coast State Park, 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
Hanalei Beach ©
Hanalei Beach

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