Top Ways to Get in the Water in Poipu

Top Ways to Get in the Water in Poipu

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Many of the beaches on Kauai are well equipped for water activities, especially Poipu. Located on the south shore of Kauai, Poipu is a mecca for high-end hotels and luxury resorts. Here you can relax on the beautiful beach, swim in the ocean, or dive a little deeper to see tropical fish and marine life. Here is our recommendation for the top way to get in the water in Poipu.

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Snuba Tours of Kauai — Guided Beach Snuba Diving Tour

Location: Lawai Beach (Across from the Beach House Restaurant)
Price: $102
Snuba diving is a combination of snorkeling and scuba diving, which uses a breathing system that attaches a tube to a floating raft. Snuba allows for beginners; it is a safe and fun way to get up to 20ft underwater. This tour includes training and is for people ages 8 years or older.

Learn How to Surf — Kauai Surfing School at Poipu Beach

Check-in: Kiahuna Plantation Beach Hut
Price: Starting at $79
Learn to surf during your vacation. Expert surfing instructors teach you how to ride the waves of Kauai’s South Shore so you can Hang Ten in Poipu.

Introductory Two-Tank Kauai Scuba Diving Boat Tour

Location: Seasport Divers
Price: $241
The perfect choice for new divers, explore the underwater world off the Kauai coast and see an aquatic wonderland with your expert instructor and guide.

Certified Two-Tank Kauai Scuba Diving Boat Tour

Location: Seasport Divers
Price: $220
Depart on an advanced, small group certified scuba dive with master divers along Kauai’s south shore. Dive deep to where other tours won’t take you, and see ancient lava tubes and vibrant sea life of the Garden Isle. Experienced divers only!

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