The warm Pacific waters surrounding Kauai offer a wealth of opportunities for getting active in the ocean. From catching waves to swimming alongside sea life in their natural habitats to paddling the ocean and rivers, the Kauai water sports options are endless.
Take a Surfing Lesson
Most people associate surfing with Hawaii, so trying this popular sport while you’re on island is a must. No matter your experience, Poipu Surf School is ready to take you to the next level. Offering lessons for beginning, intermediate, and expert surfers, you can cater your lesson to your personal needs. Join a group or schedule some one-on-one time with one of their experienced instructors, who will ensure that you’re up and riding waves during your very first lesson. Poipu Surf School is located on Poipu Beach, one of the island’s best surfing beaches for beginners. Stop in Koloa to check in at 2100 Hoone Rd. Book your group lesson online here or contact them at 808.652.9590 or [email protected]
Kayak or Paddle Board Upriver
When planning your Kauai water adventures, be sure to enjoy kayaking or stand up paddle boarding tour with Outfitters Kauai. An instructor will guide your group in paddling techniques before leading you on a journey up the tranquil Wailua River or Huleia River, with lush greenery and dramatic mountains casting beautiful vistas along the way. Depending on which tour you choose, you can also enjoy a short zipline over the water or a hike through a tropical jungle to a secluded waterfall. To book your kayaking or paddle boarding tour, visit their website or contact them at (808) 742-9667 or [email protected]
Kauai Water Adventures: Snorkel or Scuba Dive
Explore Kauai’s underwater world by snorkeling or scuba diving on an excursion with Blue Dolphin Charters. With no experience necessary, this is an unforgettable chance to get up close and personal with the vibrant sea life surrounding Kauai. Knowledgeable instructors will give you all of the information and equipment you need to enjoy your time in the water safely. Swim alongside tropical fish, green sea turtles, dolphins, and whales (seasonally) in areas that are only accessible by boat on one of these tours. Snorkel tours are family friendly and will provide an experience to be cherished for years to come. Book your excursion here or contact them at (808) 335-5553. Blue Dolphin Charters is located at Port Allen Marina Center in Eleele at 4353 Waialo Road 7B.