Kauai is a safe place for children with lots of family friendly life-guarded beaches surf lessons, snorkeling, Surf Schools, easy hiking trails, parks and playgrounds. This tropical island boast mild temperatures year round with short driving times from one destination to the next.
Most Kauai Activities allow all children, some of course are restricted by age, such as horseback riding, zip-lining; and Scuba diving. If your children are not quite up to speed for the high adventure activities, don’t worry there is no shortage of substitutes. Many places actually cater to children including: Lydgate Beach Park and the Kamalani Playground, a spectacular community built play structure with slides, swings, bridges and tons of fun hiding places that will leave them entertained for hours.
Sailing off the Na Pali or a whale watch during the winter months is an unforgettable activity for kids and families as well as an and an educational experience on marine life and Hawaiian history. Go inner-tubing along the mazes of historic plantation irrigation flutes or treat yourself to a relaxing historical Kilohana Plantation Train Ride.
Boogie Boarding, snorkeling or taking a Surf Lesson is an activity the whole family can enjoy. Rent your boogie board by the day or week and you will quickly catch the wave fever. Please choose from one of the life-guarded beaches and always take precautions during any ocean activity.
The Kauai Coastal Path is picturesque and safe place to rent bikes and explore. Tandem bikes, beach cruisers, child carriers, adult and children sized bikes are available to rent.
Along the Kauai Coastal Path you will find many choices for picnic spots, beach exploring and facilities that offer showers, restrooms and along this 4.1 mile scenic coastline.
Try your swing at the new Mini Golf in Kilauea this is a a fun family outing that is designed around a botanical garden with native plants. You can also grab a quick bite to eat and treat yourself to a tropical fruit sherbert after your game. A free activity for kids that incorporates hiking and exploration, is Kauai Geo-caching, a world wide treasure hunt using G.P.S and landmark clues.
Another fun activity for kids is a visit to the Na Aina Kai Botanical Garden and very special children’s garden. Fun mazes, shallow wading pool, tree house and rain forest jungle are just a few of the many magical activities you will find there.
With countless things to do on Kauai you won’t have to worry about your kids being bored. You just have to start planning your next trip before you even leave.
Kauai Hotels and Resorts cater to families with children. From elaborate beach entry pools, water slides and kid day camps. Many families choose the more convenient and cost saving route of a Kauai Vacation Homes, condo or rental cottage. Having your own kitchen and laundry facilities makes vacationing a little easier.
Kauai overall is a casual, safe and family friendly place to vacation. Whether you live on Kauai, plan on visiting with children or have already booked your Vacation, Kauai activities for kids and families of all ages.