Activities & Adventure
Anything Is Possible
Our team of expert local guides can help you master a new sport or lead you on the adventure of your dreams.
OPEN DAILY 7am-6pm
Step into the headquarters of Huaka'i Outfitters at the Clubhouse for inquiries and to make bookings.
The formal listings and offerings below are a starting point for what's possible. In addition, on Wednesdays and Sundays, the Huaka'i Guides arrange outings to favorite local beaches, trailheads and South Shore locales with all equipment, transport, activities and on-site instruction included.
And then there's the Huaka'i Outfitters rule of thumb: If there's something you want to do or try, just ask.
The 32' Yellowfin boat can be booked for customized half- and full-day excursions, or a 2-hour sunset voyage.
South Shore Holoholo
Half-day adventures can include dolphin watching near Lawai Kai, Kona crabbing, a jaunt to Kipu Kai, snorkeling off the Caverns, or whale watching.
North Shore Holoholo
Full-day expeditions can include fishing, snorkeling and exploring sea caves off the Na Pali Coast.
All activities aboard Mahealani are seasonal and subject to weather conditions. Check with Huaka'i Outfitters for more information.
Download a PDF Rate Sheet for Mahealani Cruises & Charters
Keiki are beloved on Kaua'i. Through the Keala Pueo program, Huaka'i Outfitters coordinates special activities just for children ages 6-12 (check with the Huaka'i Guides to find out if younger children may join, accompanied by a parent). Instruction and supervision is provided while kids participate in island adventures like surfing and bodyboarding, going on an ATV trek through Kipu Ranch, or tubing through the irrigation canals of an old sugar plantation. Custom itineraries can also be created—just ask.
South Shore/Lawai Kai Kayak Excursion
Guided double kayak trip along the South Shore departs from Kukui'ula Beach Park.
Guided excursions drop a line into shallows and deep water, with catch cleaned and prepared by ‘Umeke Kitchen + Bar.
Surf, SUP or Canoe Lessons
3-hour one-on-one sessions are open to a variety of skill levels.
Huaka'i Outfitters kits out a luxe camp at Polihale or destinations on the North Shore, South Shore or East Side for you with shade tents, gear, essentials, niceties and refreshments.
An easy 2-mile hike around the The Farm can also include fishing for peacock bass.
The 7-mile coastline hike begins at Shipwreck's Beach and includes the Makauwahi sinkhole.
A daylong adventure hiking the mountain trails of Koke‘e State Park, from 2 to 12-mile loops. Terrain difficulty varies. Views include highland swamps, tropical rain forests, canyon rims, sheer cliff sides and ocean panoramas.
East Side Hike
Daylong excursions can include Wailua Falls, Ho'opi'i Falls, Kuilau, Moalepe, and Nounou, otherwise known as Sleeping Giant.
North Shore Hike
Waterfalls, waterways and switchback trails are highlights of daylong hiking trips to Okolehao, Hanakapi‘ai Beach, Honopu, and the Na Pali coast.
Trips can stay close to home on tracks around The Farm, or head out to locations on the west and north sides of the island.
Kids can pick up bikes here, take off, and have the run of the property. Families and individuals find absolutely everything required to set out on an adventure, available on a first-come, first-served basis.
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