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. You'll get in some beach time at Ke'e Beach and Hanalei Bay. Discover out-of-the-way places like Tunnels Beach and Kauai Path. Explore Hanalei's surroundings by going to Kapaa (Kauai's Hindu Monastery & Sleeping Giant Trail). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Pali Ke Kua Beach (Hideaway s Beach), look for all kinds of wild species at Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge, and cruise along Hanalei Valley Lookout.

To find photos and tourist information, read Hanalei travel planner.

Edmonton, Canada to Hanalei is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Edmonton to Hanalei, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Edmonton in February: high temperatures in Hanalei hover around 30°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Poipu.

Things to do in Hanalei

Parks Outdoors 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. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Kalapaki Beach and Makawehi Bluff. Step off the beaten path and head to Shipwreck Beach and Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Poipu: Waimea (Waimea Canyon State Park & Polihale State Park). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Salt Pond Beach Park, stroll through 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 maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Poipu tour builder site .

You can drive from Hanalei to Poipu in 1.5 hours. February in Poipu sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Poipu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Koloa, Waimea, 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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