The lush unspoiled green tropical valleys of Kauai, as well as black volcanic sand and soft talcum beaches fringing waters that teem with life have made this, the fourth largest of the islands in the Hawaiian island chain into one of the most popular of the destinations in a group of islands known worldwide for its incredible natural beauty. Kauai – also known as the ‘Garden Isle’ is attracting more tourists than ever before. The last reports by the Hawaiian tourism authorities indicate that the island welcomes between 100 thousand and 140 thousand visitors each month he that number peaking during the period June to August each year – and those numbers are growing.
The island boasts incredible natural beauty and is largely unspoiled by the numbers of tourists that have flooded the traditionally more popular of the Hawaiian Islands. Even in the face of increased tourist pressure the interior of the island, as well as its waters remain largely unspoiled.
It is those waters that play an enormous part in making Kauai so attractive to many tourists from the continental United States and from further abroad. The number of eco-tourism opportunities that visitors to the island can enjoy continues to grow month by month as boat tour operators begin to fully grasp the potential of the waters that surround the island.
However, even today there are wonderful opportunities for those who want to get out onto the salt waters of the island. Here are some of the most popular of those options.
Get on board a boat leaving from Port Allen and set out to explore the wonders of the Napali coast, 17 miles of some of the most beautiful and unspoiled vistas on the island. Take in the sites of tumbling waterfalls and verdant jungle – and then leap from the deck into the azure waters for a snorkeling adventure that will leave you breathless with wonder.
Hawaiian sunsets are renowned for their intoxicating beauty – and on Kauai they dazzle with ever-changing hues that mesmerize. You and your significant other take your place on board a luxury catamaran and glide over still waters to take in the winders of the natural beauty all around you. The settle in for a magnificent champagne meal onboard. Wine and cocktails will set the mood as whales and dolphins, as well as turtles await the chance to provide you with memories that will last a lifetime.
The sunrise off Kauai is every bit as impressive as the sunset – and there is ample opportunity to experience its magnificence while onboard a luxury boat where a continental breakfast awaits. The beauty of the coastline provides the perfect backdrop to one of the most romantic breakfasts in the world – and once the food has settled and relaxation permeates every part of your body slip over the side to snorkel over reefs that are as unspoiled as they were many hundreds of years ago.
If you want to explore one of the last great expanses of unspoiled ocean on the globe, book your ticket to the paradise – and the waters of the ‘Garden Isle.’