Welcome to Koloa

The district of Koloa revolves around a historic sugar-plantation town of quaint painted cottages, now filled with tourist shops, restaurants and galleries. Known today as Old Koloa Town, it was founded in 1835 by New England missionaries turned sugarcane entrepreneurs.Throughout Old Koloa Town, you will find historic placards that tell the story of the town and the rise of sugar. You can dive even more in depth... Read More

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$114.52 Outdoor Activities

Kauai Zipline Tour in Poipu

Your Kauai zipline tour takes place at a zipline course just outside the Poipu resort area and the town of Koloa, near the southeastern tip of Kauai. When you arrive, meet your zipline guides, who will give you a quick safety briefing and outfit you with all the necessary equipment and gear.Then take to the trees for your eight-line adventure! As you soar across the lush valley from platform to platform (some as high as 200 feet in the air!) catch views of Kauai’s southern shore and the bright blue Pacific, and hear legends about Kauai from your guides. See native vegetation like the uluhe fern and the kukui, Hawaii’s state tree; as the bright green landscape spreads out beneath you, you’ll have no trouble understanding why Kauai is called the Garden Isle! During the tour, three water breaks will be taken so you can stay hydrated and catch your breath.

$115 Cultural & Theme Tours

Kauai: Waimea Canyon and Fern Grotto Kauai

TOUR DESCRIPTION: Explore some of Kauai’s most beautiful spots which will demonstrate why this island is known as “The Garden Isle.” During your all-day tour, the lush vegetation, covering all altitudes, will surround you from towering Eucalyptus trees projecting from the 3,500-foot cliffs to waterfalls crashing down deep valleys and fern-covered grottos. Many dramatic ocean views will also delight you as you explore almost the entire island.HIGHLIGHTS:  Queen Victoria’s Profile Haupu Mountain range offers a profile of the British Queen Victoria. Tunnel of Trees - Over a century ago, 500 eucalyptus trees were planted to form where today they tower over 100 ft and make a spectacular entry way to Koloa. Koloa Town - Holds the rich history of Hawaii’s sugar plantation days. Spouting Horn - One of the most photographed spots on Kauai. Russian Fort Elizabeth State Historical Park - The last Russian Fort on the Hawaiian Islands. Captain Cook’s Landing -  Where the first British discoverer Captain James cook first landed and discovered Hawaii. Waimea Canyon -  Known as the Grand Canyon of the Pacific, was carved out by the Waimea River and the collapse of a volcano. Coco Palms Grove - Ancestral site of Kauai’s last reigning royalty and largest Coconut grove in the state where Elvis Presley filmed Blue Hawaii. Holo Holo Ku Heaiu - (sacred site) A sacrificial stone foundation. Wailua River Boat Cruise - Float down a fresh water river while being enchanted by songs and stories of ancient Hawaii. Fern Grotto - Discover the beauty of a tropical rain forest filled with lush native plants. Opaeka`a Falls Lookout - Most accessible waterfall on the island.

$156.25 Outdoor Activities

Fresh-Water Bass Fishing Trip on Kauai

After meeting in Koloa in the morning or afternoon, your knowledgeable local guide will take you to the private freshwater Waita Reservoir, the largest inland body of water in Hawaii. Hop in a 3-person or 6-person boat, depending on the size of your party.Enjoy 4-hours of catch-and-release fishing. where you'll try your hand at fishing for large- and small-mouth bass and peacock bass, as well as tilapia and cat fish. Relax and admire the scenery as you sip complimentary juice and water on board; you’re also welcome to bring your own snacks to enjoy. You’ll return to the launching spot after approximately four hours.

$149 Outdoor Activities

Kauai Zipline Night Adventure

Meet your guide at the Old Sugar Mill of Koloa on Kauai’s south shore, and learn about Hawaii’s largest industry at this National Historic Landmark. Then hop into the back of a Pinzgauer — a high-mobility, all-terrain, military utility vehicle — for the drive to the first jungle platform on the island’s longest zipline course.At the ground school, you’re taught the basics of ziplining before leaping into the air along a roughly 3.5-hour course. Guides help with customized harness adjustments and instructions on using unique handlebar pulleys. You'll soar over the jungle like your favorite superhero in a specialized harness that allows you to glide headfirst. Before taking that first leap, you’ll learn heart-pumping aerobatics from your guide that allow you to go hands-free or upside down, and do maneuvers like the starfish and the spin. Enjoy the sights of the Waita Reservoir and watch the sunset as you take in the beauty of this natural setting where scenes from several movies were filmed, including Jurassic Park. You’ll travel through a variety of ecosystems across eight ziplines, measuring 250 to 2,500 feet (76 to 762 meters), and get a unique perspective when the canopy platforms are illuminated at night. You can use your lighted helmet and flashlight to help light the way in the dark.Home to three of the five longest ziplines on Kauai, the course ends with an exhilarating half-mile-long (0.8-km) zip over open water.

$25 Transfers & Ground Transport

Private Arrival Transfer: Kauai International Airport to Kauai Hotels

Enjoy a clean, private car transfer that will take you from Kauai's Lihue International Airport (LIH) to your Kauai hotel. A brand new private SUV will pick you up at the airport and take you to Lihue, Poipu, Kapaa, Koloa, Princeville, Hanalei, Kalalau Trail, Kalaheo, Hanapepe, Waimea, or Kekaha hotel.Take the hassle away from trying to find a taxi, rent a car without being familiar with your surroundings or share a shuttle ride with 10 other people, making up to 5 other stops before getting to your resort.When making a booking for this private Kauai airport transfer, you will need to advise us to your flight details and your hotel details. Your transfer will be confirmed immediately and you will be provided with a travel voucher to present to the driver. Just like that!NORTH SHORE ACCOMMODATIONS (Princeville, Hanalei and Haena):Hanalei Colony ResortCelebrity Resorts Kauai-Hanalei Bay ResortThe CliffsSt.Regis PrincevilleKalalau B&BWyndham Bali Hai VillasPrinceville Oceanfront VillasCastles at PrincevilleAlii KaiElegant Cliffs Resort OceanfrontThe Cliffs ClubPrinceville Bed and BreakfastThe Plantation at PrincevilleThe Westin Princeville Ocean Resort VillasHanalei InnHanalei Bay Resort & SuitesHanalei Bay VillastNihilani at Princeville ResortPlantation at PrincevilleSeaLodgeEAST SHORE ACCOMMODATIONS (Lihue, Wailua, and Kapaa)Kauai Marriott ResortKauai Beach ResortKauai Inn ResortKauai Palms HotelBanyan Harbor ResortKauai Marriott Resort & Beach ClubKauai Beach VillasHotel Coral Reef Resort on the BeachPono KaiCourtyard by Marriott Kauai at Coconut BeachBest Western Plantation HaleAston Islander on the BeachKauai Shores HotelOutRigger Lae NaniLanikaiKapa'a Sands ResortWailua BayviewAston Aloha Beach HotelTip Top MotelMotel LaniGarden Island InnKauai InnKauai Coast Resort at the BeachboyOutrigger Waipouli Beach Resort & SpaSOUTH SHORE ACCOMMODATIONS (Poipu, Koloa, Lawai and Kalaheo):Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and SpaSheraton Kauai ResortKoloa Landing ResortCastle Kiahuna Plantation HotelOutrigger Kiahuna PlantationAston at Poipu KaiPoipu Shores Resort CondosThe Point at PoipuWhalers Cove Oceanfront CondominiumsCastle at Makahuena at PoipuKo'a Kea Hotel & ResortHale Pohaku Beachside ResortNihi Kai VillasPoipu Kapili Resort CondosPoipu Kai ResortPoipu Crater Resort

$37.80 Transfers & Ground Transport

Private Departure Transfer: Kauai Hotels or Resorts to Kauai International Airport

Enjoy a clean, private car transfer that will take you from Kauai's Lihue International Airport (LIH) to your Kauai hotel. A brand new private SUV will pick you up at the airport and take you to Lihue, Poipu, Kapaa, Koloa, Princeville, Hanalei, Kalalau Trail, Kalaheo, Hanapepe, Waimea, or Kekaha hotel.Take the hassle away from trying to find a taxi, rent a car without being familiar with your surroundings or share a shuttle ride with 10 other people, making up to 5 other stops before getting to your resort.When making a booking for this private Kauai airport transfer, you will need to advise us to your flight details and your hotel details. Your transfer will be confirmed immediately and you will be provided with a travel voucher to present to the driver. Just like that!NORTH SHORE ACCOMMODATIONS (Princeville, Hanalei and Haena):Hanalei Colony ResortCelebrity Resorts Kauai-Hanalei Bay ResortThe CliffsSt.Regis PrincevilleKalalau B&BWyndham Bali Hai VillasPrinceville Oceanfront VillasCastles at PrincevilleAlii KaiElegant Cliffs Resort OceanfrontThe Cliffs ClubPrinceville Bed and BreakfastThe Plantation at PrincevilleThe Westin Princeville Ocean Resort VillasHanalei InnHanalei Bay Resort & SuitesHanalei Bay VillastNihilani at Princeville ResortPlantation at PrincevilleSeaLodgeEAST SHORE ACCOMMODATIONS (Lihue, Wailua, and Kapaa)Kauai Marriott ResortKauai Beach ResortKauai Inn ResortKauai Palms HotelBanyan Harbor ResortKauai Marriott Resort & Beach ClubKauai Beach VillasHotel Coral Reef Resort on the BeachPono KaiCourtyard by Marriott Kauai at Coconut BeachBest Western Plantation HaleAston Islander on the BeachKauai Shores HotelOutRigger Lae NaniLanikaiKapa'a Sands ResortWailua BayviewAston Aloha Beach HotelTip Top MotelMotel LaniGarden Island InnKauai InnKauai Coast Resort at the BeachboyOutrigger Waipouli Beach Resort & SpaSOUTH SHORE ACCOMMODATIONS (Poipu, Koloa, Lawai and Kalaheo):Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and SpaSheraton Kauai ResortKoloa Landing ResortCastle Kiahuna Plantation HotelOutrigger Kiahuna PlantationAston at Poipu KaiPoipu Shores Resort CondosThe Point at PoipuWhalers Cove Oceanfront CondominiumsCastle at Makahuena at PoipuKo'a Kea Hotel & ResortHale Pohaku Beachside ResortNihi Kai VillasPoipu Kapili Resort CondosPoipu Kai ResortPoipu Crater Resort