Tunnels Beach, Kauai, HI: Snorkeling & Other Things To Do (2024)

Tunnels Beach, Kauai, HI: Snorkeling & Other Things To Do (2024)

Golden sandy beaches and deep blue, crystal clear Pacific Ocean waters! Amazing tropical fish to gawk at while snorkeling! I could be talking about any of a dozen beaches in Kauai. But Tunnels Beach (aka Makua Beach) is unique among the best Kauai beaches. That you’ll have golden beaches and clear blue waters, and see…

Lydgate Beach Park, Kauai, HI: Snorkeling & Other Things To Do

Lydgate Beach Park, Kauai, HI: Snorkeling & Other Things To Do

Locked out of swimming in Kauai’s golden beaches due to high surf warnings during your winter vacation? Despair not! We were in the same boat on our last vacation, and at our wits’ end on how to entertain small kids, till we discovered Lydgate Beach Park. Lydgate Beach Park is an excellent option for snorkeling…

15 Best Maui Waterfalls To Visit (+ Map, Hikes & Tours)

15 Best Maui Waterfalls To Visit (+ Map, Hikes & Tours)

No vacation to Hawaii can be considered complete without a visit to one of its many stunning waterfalls, and Kauai and Maui are probably the two main islands with thousands to choose from! Most of the best waterfalls in Maui are easily accessible, either viewable directly from the road or along relatively easy hikes, unlike…

5 Best Hawaii Blowholes: Halona, Nakalele, Spouting Horn & Keahole Point

5 Best Hawaii Blowholes: Halona, Nakalele, Spouting Horn & Keahole Point

Ever watched the Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park? There is something fascinating about a huge gush of water erupting in thunderous fashion to heights of 180 feet (about a 20-story building)! Hawaii has its own version of Yellowstone National Park’s popular geysers: Hawaii blowholes! A blowhole operates somewhat similar to geysers – the ocean…

27 Hawaiian Plants, Trees, Flowers To Spot On Hikes (Native Or Common)

27 Hawaiian Plants, Trees, Flowers To Spot On Hikes (Native Or Common)

Hiking some of the best trails on the Hawaiian islands? Stopped to admire the views of the lush-green, rainforest landscape surrounding you? Ever wonder what all those Hawaiian plants and trees are, towering over you forming a rainforest canopy, the dense green understory or the pretty flowering trees, along the trail? With over 1400 plant…

43 Hawaiian Birds Of Kauai, Maui, Oahu & Big Island To Spot On Hikes

43 Hawaiian Birds Of Kauai, Maui, Oahu & Big Island To Spot On Hikes

Has this happened to you? You are hiking one of Hawaii’s many beautiful trails and enjoying the amazing scenery and views, and all of a sudden you spot a couple of stunning-looking birds! How frustrating not knowing what these Hawaiian birds are? Are they rare Hawaiian birds? Are they native Hawaiian birds? Are they endangered…

Best Kauai Snorkeling: 7 Beaches & Tours – 2024 Complete Guide

Best Kauai Snorkeling: 7 Beaches & Tours – 2024 Complete Guide

Vacationing in Kauai and haven’t snorkeled yet? Just like Oahu and Maui, you’ll find amazing Kauai snorkeling beaches and tours, usually much less crowded than what you’ll find in those Hawaiian islands. Snorkeling is an inexpensive, must-do activity when visiting Kauai, one of the best cheap things to do in Kauai! With just a mask…

Hike Sleeping Giant Trail, Kauai: Complete 2024 Guide

Hike Sleeping Giant Trail, Kauai: Complete 2024 Guide

Partied to no end, lay down for the night, and just couldn’t get up? Not a throwback to your college dorm days! That’s the native legend behind the whimsical name, Sleeping Giant, for the Nounou Mountain, and you’re most likely to agree to a giant’s resemblance from the eastern side of Kauai, especially from Kapa’a….