9 days in Kauai Itinerary

9 days in Kauai Itinerary

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9 days in Kauai Itinerary

Start: Edmonton
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Hanalei
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Poipu
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Edmonton

2
nights
Hanalei

Hanalei ©
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Get outdoors at Ke'e Beach and Pali Ke Kua Beach (Hideaway s Beach). Relax by the water at Tunnels Beach and Hanalei Bay. Explore Hanalei's surroundings by going to Kapaa (Kauai's Hindu Monastery, Sleeping Giant Trail, & more). There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Hanalei Valley Lookout and look for all kinds of wild species at Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Hanalei trip itinerary tool .

Edmonton, Canada to Hanalei is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Edmonton in February; daily highs in Hanalei reach 30°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Poipu.

Things to do in Hanalei

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kapaa, Kauai, Ke'e Beach, Pali Ke Kua Beach (Hideaway s Beach)
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Ke'e Beach ©
Ke'e Beach
Pali Ke Kua Beach (Hideaway s Beach) ©
Tunnels Beach ©
Tunnels Beach

4
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. Get outdoors at Kalapaki Beach and Salt Pond Beach Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Shipwreck Beach and Baby Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Poipu: Waimea (Waimea Canyon State Park & Polihale State Park). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail, enjoy the sand and surf at Kukui'ula Harbor Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Raphael Church, and take in the dramatic natural features at Spouting Horn.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Poipu trip maker site .

You can drive from Hanalei to Poipu in 1.5 hours. In February in Poipu, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Poipu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Waimea, Koloa, Kalapaki Beach, Salt Pond Beach Park
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Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Makawehi Bluff ©
Makawehi Bluff
Polihale State Park ©
Polihale State Park

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