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Activities for Kids on Kauai: Enjoy the Island as a Family

In addition to its natural wonders and romantic activities, there are plenty of activities for kids on Kauai.

So this quiet island a great holiday destination for families, both large and small.

Not only does the island have a number of kid-friendly resorts, it also has a number of fun activities that are great for the whole family.

Here are 5 of the best activities for kids on Kauai:

1. Koke’e State Park

This wild and rugged state park is Kauai’s natural gem.

Across the 4345 mountain acres of Koke’e State Park you can take part in a number of fun activities, including hiking, camping, and trekking.

You can organise your own trip to the park or you can book an incredible downhill bicycle tour, which goes through Koke’e State Park as well as Waimea Canyon State Park. Please note that children must be over 12 years old to take part in this tour.

2. Lydgate Beach Park

For a fun-filled day at the beach and so much more head to Lydgate Beach Park.

Unlike many of Kauai’s beautiful beaches, Lydgate Beach Park is monitored by lifeguards. It also has plenty of amenities and there are two swimming pools.

The pools are a great for smaller children to enjoy the sea. Though it can be a little wavy here, the pools are protected, so children will stay safe. For older kids, snorkeling is a great option.

3. Kamokila Hawaiian Village

For a piece of history and something a little bit different, you can spend a day at Kamokila Hawaiian Village.

The site has been created to teach visitors about life on the islands of Hawaii before Western influence. Here you will find accurately replicated homes and community buildings right on the Wailua River.

Visitors can not only explore the village but can also experience some demonstrations and activities in order to learn more about traditional Hawaiian life. It’s fun and educational.

4. ATV Tour

Get involved with Kauai’s adrenaline culture by taking an ATV tour with Kipu Ranch Adventures.

This guided tour is led by expert guides and is a great way to see the wildlife in the ranch and have a lot of fun. Drivers of ATVs must be over 18 years old, however, and the minimum age for this activity is seven years old.

Drive through forests, trails and mountains, as you look our for the Indiana Jones Swing and plenty of other incredible sights along the way.

5. Ziplining

If you really want to take part in adventure, and see the island of Kauai in a way you will never forget then take a zipline tour, like the Nui Loa Zipline Tour.

With this tour, you can safely zip across the famous 4,000-acres of Kipu Ranch. In addition to the gorgeous scenery, you will see famous locations that have been used in films such as Jurassic Park and Raiders of the Lost Ark.

Children must be over 7 years of age to take part in the zipline tour.


As you can see, there are plenty of activities for kids on Kauai.

To book one of these tours for you and your family – or to discover more vacation options on Kauai – visit HawaiiDiscount.com today.

Please remember that popular activities sell out frequently. We recommend making reservations well in advance of your trip.

To book an affordable Hawaii tour or activity, call 1-866-482-9775 today.