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Kauai Maps

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Kauai - a distinctively beautiful island in the Hawaiian isle chain. Nicknamed the Garden Isle for its lush greenary, Kauai has seemingly endless outfoor adventures. From hiking the one-and-only Na Pali Coast to swimming at stunning Hanalei, there's no shortage of things to do. Check out our Kauai maps and get ready for an unforgettable adventure on Hawaii's oldest island! In this article you'll find a Kauai map with points of interest, a regional map, a beaches map, a hike map, and four tour routes with major stops in each region of the island. 

Kauai Map with Points of Interest 

Check out the island basics with this general map. You'll find major roadways, attractions, beaces, towns, airports, and more!  

Kauai Map with points of interest

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Kauai Regions Map

Kauai has five distinct regions: 

  • West Side: Including Waimea Canyon and parts of the Na Pali coast.
  • North Shore: Home to Princeville and Hanalei and the beginning of the Na Pali coast.
  • East Side and Lihue: Where most shops and restaurants are located; Lihue is also where the airport is located.
  • South Shore: Home to beachy neighborhoods like Koloa Town and the resort area of Poipu.

Kauai Regions Map

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Kauai Beaches Map

Kauai has roughly 100 miles of coastline, but not all beaches are suitable for swimming. Below are 8 of our favorite beaches in Kauai. 

Kauai Beaches Map

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Kauai Hikes Map

Kauai has great hikes for every skill level. Check out five of our top picks below!

Kauai hikes map

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Kauai Tour Maps

Waimea and Na Pali Driving Tour 

Visit the Grand Canyon of the Pacific - Waimea Valley. Check out the best stops in Waimea Valley State Park on Shaka Guide's Waimea and Na Pali Tour - you'll also visit to nearby towns and historic sites!

Waimea Canyon Map

RELATED: Waimea Canyon Travel Guide

Kauai North Shore Tour 

Kauai's North Shore is known for seaside towns like Princeville and Hanalei. On Shaka Guide's Kauai North Shore Tour you'll stop at beaches, visit a historic lighthouse, and even get the change to hike a small portion of the Kalalau Trail. 

Kauai North Shore Map

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Wailua Valley and Waterfalls Tour

Kauai's rugged mountain ranges make for stunning waterfalls! Visit one of the island's most popular - Wailua Falls on Shaka Guide's Waimea Valley and Waterfalls Tour. You can also stop at a Hindu Monestary, hike the Kuilau Ridge Trail, and snorkel at Lydgate State Park.

Wailua Valley Map

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Poipu and Koloa Tour 

Staying in the resort town of Poipu? There's so much to see and do nearby including visit historic Koloa town. On this half-day tour you'll learn about the history of Kauai's southern coast while visiting beaches, hikes, and even a blowhole. 

poipu and koloa map

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Ready to take the tour? Check out Shaka Guide's Kauai Tours!

We hope that we’ve given you all the information you need to make the most of your day. Your vacation is extremely important to us so if you have any questions feel free to reach out at aloha@shakaguide.com.


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