Na Pali Coast, Kauai

A top-10 dream sea kayak destination

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Located on the rugged north coast of Kauai, Hawaii’s Na Pali Coast, used as a trade route by ancient islanders, offers sea kayakers golden, sand beaches, towering coastal cliffs, ancient ruins, pristine snorkeling and at-a-glance beachcombing. It also boasts a variety of sea caves to explore both in and out of your boat, with a few even suitable for camping. If you want, you can also follow the path of the ancients by hiking the old stone path paralleling shore. Outfitter: Kayak Kauai, (800) 437-3507, Outfitters Kauai, (808) 742-9667.