Which side of Kauai is best for snorkeling?

Does Kauai have good snorkeling?

Kauai is the perfect place to snorkel. Roughly 50 of the 90 miles of coastline is white sand beach, which makes for easy ocean access. Top that off with lots of family-friendly spots, as well as places for those with more experience, and Kauai is every snorkeler’s dream.

Which side of Kauai has the best weather?

Poipu and Waimea on the South is by far your best bet for dry sunny days, as it averages around 35 inches of rain per year. Kapaa and Lihue on the eastern side of Kauai would be your second best choice with an average rainfall of 48 inches per year.

Is there sharks in Kauai?

A frequent question is on our Kauai snorkeling tours is: Are there sharks in these waters? The honest answer is, “Yes, of course, there are sharks in these waters.” There are sharks in every ocean and sea — if the water is salty there are sharks.

Is it better to stay in Princeville or Poipu?

The major difference is most of Poipu proper has accessible beaches and places to dine within walking distance. Princeville mostly involves a short drive to one of the beautiful north shore beaches. Restaurants are lacking in Princeville. Princeville has fabulous views of the lush , verdant mountains and Bali Hai.

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Can you swim at Poipu beach?

Poipu Beach Park is one of Kauai’s most popular beaches, with its crystal-clear waters and occasional Hawaiian monk seal appearances. Poipu also has a natural wading pool for young swimmers. Lifeguards, picnic facilities, showers and pavilions make this South Shore beach a great day trip for families.

How many shark attacks happen in Kauai?

Officially there were 6 shark victims in Hawaii recorded in 2020. These Hawaii shark attacks in 2020 happened on the Hawaiian islands of Maui, the Big Island, and Kauai: 3 shark attacks on Maui. 2 shark attacks on the Big Island.