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Kauai is the fourth largest of the Hawaiian Islands and is located in the Pacific Ocean. It is part of the United States and is the northernmost island in the chain. The island is known for its lush, tropical landscape and its stunning beaches.

Kauai is approximately 550 square miles in size, and is home to a variety of flora and fauna, including the endangered Hawaiian monk seal and the nene goose. The island is also known for its spectacular scenery, with its dramatic cliffs, cascading waterfalls, and rainforest-covered mountains.

The island has a rich history, with the first settlers arriving in the late 1700s. In the early 1800s, Kauai was part of the Kingdom of Hawaii, and in 1810, it became an independent kingdom. In 1819, Kauai was annexed by the Kingdom of Hawaii, and it remained part of the kingdom until 1893, when it became a US territory.

Kauai is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, including Hanalei Bay, Poipu Beach, and Waimea Beach. It is also home to some of the most stunning hiking trails in the US, such as the Kalalau Trail and the Napali Coast.

Kauai is a popular destination for visitors from all over the world, and is known for its laid-back lifestyle and stunning natural beauty. With its diverse landscape, rich culture, and vibrant history, Kauai is an ideal destination for those looking to experience the beauty of the Hawaiian Islands.

Excursion tips for a day in Kauai

Kauai is a beautiful island in Hawaii, offering a variety of activities for tourists. Here are some of the top things to do in Kauai in a day:

1. Take a helicopter tour of the island.
2. Go snorkeling in the crystal clear waters of the Pacific Ocean.
3. Visit Waimea Canyon and take in the stunning views.
4. Go kayaking on the Wailua River.
5. Explore the Na Pali Coast and its lush valleys.
6. Visit the Kilauea Lighthouse for incredible views of the island.
7. Spend the day at the beautiful Hanalei Bay.
8. Take a tour of the historic Koloa Town.
9. Visit the Spouting Horn blowhole.
10. Go on a hike to the Hanakapiai Falls.

Experience Kauai with unforgettable activities by our partner GetYourGuide. The offer is also ideal as a special gift idea for family and friends who are planning to visit Kauai. Cancellations are possible up to 24h before the start of the activity (unless otherwise stated in the activity description), with a full refund of the booking price.

The climate in Kauai

Kauai in the USA has a tropical climate with warm temperatures all year round. Summer (May to October) is usually hot and humid, with temperatures ranging from 24 to 31 degrees Celsius. Winter (November to April) is slightly cooler, with temperatures ranging from 21 to 28 degrees Celsius. Rainfall is common throughout the year, with the heaviest rainfall occurring in the winter months. Spring (March to May) is generally dry and sunny, while autumn (September to November) is slightly cooler and wetter.

Cruise weather for Kauai

Our weather forecast for Kauai helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 27.2 °C
min: 19.9 °C
19.1 m/s
21.2 m/s
60.4 %
23.0 m
76.3 %
1,019 hPa
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 27.3 °C
min: 20.5 °C
20.5 m/s
28.4 m/s
56.8 %
24.1 m
70.3 %
1,019 hPa
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 27.0 °C
min: 20 °C
20.5 m/s
28.4 m/s
34.2 %
22.9 m
77.1 %
1,018 hPa
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 26.8 °C
min: 21.1 °C
20.2 m/s
29.5 m/s
45.4 %
23.6 m
74.3 %
1,019 hPa
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 26.4 °C
min: 20.8 °C
20.2 m/s
29.5 m/s
58.2 %
22.7 m
74.7 %
1,020 hPa
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 26.0 °C
min: 20 °C
22.3 m/s
27.7 m/s
43.8 %
22.3 m
73.2 %
1,019 hPa
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 26.0 °C
min: 20.3 °C
20.9 m/s
31.7 m/s
69.7 %
23.3 m
71.6 %
1,017 hPa
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 25.9 °C
min: 19.8 °C
19.8 m/s
24.1 m/s
89.9 %
22.7 m
74.8 %
1,018 hPa
Jul. 29th 2024 Jul. 29th 2024 max: 25.7 °C
min: 20.3 °C
15.1 m/s
20.5 m/s
90.1 %
22.8 m
76.9 %
1,018 hPa
Jul. 30th 2024 Jul. 30th 2024 max: 26.2 °C
min: 19.5 °C
14.4 m/s
20.2 m/s
79.8 %
23.1 m
79.6 %
1,017 hPa
Jul. 31st 2024 Jul. 31st 2024 max: 27.2 °C
min: 20.5 °C
13.0 m/s
18.0 m/s
87.5 %
22.3 m
81.1 %
1,016 hPa
Aug. 1st 2024 Aug. 1st 2024 max: 25.7 °C
min: 21.3 °C
15.8 m/s
24.8 m/s
99.7 %
22.4 m
80.1 %
1,017 hPa
Aug. 2nd 2024 Aug. 2nd 2024 max: 26.7 °C
min: 20.4 °C
16.2 m/s
26.6 m/s
73.7 %
23.6 m
77.1 %
1,019 hPa

Cruises to Kauai

Would you like to travel to Kauai on a cruise ship or would you just like to know when a certain ship will dock there? Here you will find an overview of the cruise ships that will be calling at the port of Kauai.

Scheduled ship calls in Kauai, United States of America
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Oct. 6th 2024 Sunday, 6th of Oct. 2024 MS Zaandam 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Oct. 13th 2024 Sunday, 13th of Oct. 2024 MS Koningsdam 08:00 am 12:00 am
Oct. 14th 2024 Monday, 14th of Oct. 2024 MS Koningsdam 12:00 am 05:00 pm
Oct. 16th 2024 Wednesday, 16th of Oct. 2024 MS Westerdam 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Nov. 27th 2024 Wednesday, 27th of Nov. 2024 MS Zaandam 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Jan. 20th 2025 Monday, 20th of Jan. 2025 MS Koningsdam 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Feb. 5th 2025 Wednesday, 5th of Feb. 2025 MS Koningsdam 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Feb. 25th 2025 Tuesday, 25th of Feb. 2025 MS Koningsdam 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Apr. 16th 2025 Wednesday, 16th of Apr. 2025 MS Koningsdam 07:00 am 02:00 pm
Sep. 17th 2025 Wednesday, 17th of Sep. 2025 MS Westerdam 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Oct. 7th 2025 Tuesday, 7th of Oct. 2025 MS Zaandam 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Oct. 15th 2025 Wednesday, 15th of Oct. 2025 MS Koningsdam 07:00 am 02:00 pm
Oct. 22nd 2025 Wednesday, 22nd of Oct. 2025 MS Noordam 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Dec. 28th 2025 Sunday, 28th of Dec. 2025 Seabourn Sojourn 08:00 am 03:00 pm
Jan. 14th 2026 Wednesday, 14th of Jan. 2026 Seabourn Sojourn 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Jan. 20th 2026 Tuesday, 20th of Jan. 2026 MS Nieuw Amsterdam 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Feb. 7th 2026 Saturday, 7th of Feb. 2026 MS Nieuw Amsterdam 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Feb. 23rd 2026 Monday, 23rd of Feb. 2026 MS Nieuw Amsterdam 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Apr. 13th 2026 Monday, 13th of Apr. 2026 MS Noordam 07:00 am 02:00 pm
Apr. 21st 2026 Tuesday, 21st of Apr. 2026 MS Nieuw Amsterdam 07:00 am 04:00 pm

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