Exciting Kauai Adventures Poipu and Beyond

Discover the hidden treasures of Kauai, the lush "Garden Isle" known for its unparalleled natural beauty. Explore pristine forests, stunning waterfalls, and breathtaking vistas by helicopter or land, and unveil the island's dramatic and rugged interior.

You can drive the rim of the Waimea Canyon, fly into its gorges or ride horseback to its floor. The infamous Na Pali Coast is best explored by boat tours that will take you to remote beaches and caves. And with mountains and waterfalls abound, there’s no shortage of day trip activities to enjoy and views to take in all around the island.

Experience everything that Kauai has to offer. Whalers Cove Resort’s concierge will be happy to recommend their favorite memorable activities. Or, click the activity links from this page to start exploring and planning your adventure!

Things to do

Poipu, Kauai Beaches

Our Poipu beach condos are located just steps from the beautiful Poipu beaches. Be sure to follow these tips to ensure a safe vacation for the whole family!

Yoga in Poipu

Yoga is a practice to blend the spirit and physical body together in harmony. Mostly focusing on stretching and breathing exercises, it has shown to have many positive effects on a person’s overall health.

Ocean Activities on Kauai

If you happen to be visiting Hawaii between December and late March, you can make your stay extra memorable with a humpback whale sighting.

Poipu Surfing

A favorite activity of visitors to Kauai is spending time on Poipu Beach but for more adventurous travelers there is surfing on the southern shore.

Stand Up Paddle Boarding

One of the fastest-growing activities on Kauai, paddle boarding, is a unique way to venture onto the ocean.

Spouting Horn

Spouting Horn is Kauai’s version of Old Faithful: the ocean has worked a small tunnel into lava rocks at this location on the coast, leaving a narrow opening that shoots jets of water up to 50 feet in the air!

Kauai Shopping

A wide range of dining choices and Kauai shopping opportunities can be found at the new Kukuiula Shopping Center.

Kauai Scuba Diving

Guests of the Whalers Cove Resort can now enjoy a special discount with Seasport Divers, one of the best Kauai scuba diving companies.

San Marga Iraivan Temple

The San Marga Iraivan Temple is a Hindu monastery/temple “Built on Vision of God”. This monasteries lineage is rooted in the Tamil Saiva tradition of Sri Lanka and South India.

Outfitters Bicycles

Outfitters Kauai, located just minutes from your Poipu condo rental.

Napali Coast Trail

The iconic Napali Coast is located about 90 minutes north of Lihue, along the North Shore, and is Kauai’s most famous coastline. At 17 miles long, this stunning vista is comprised of emerald peaks and valleys with cascading waterfalls and looks very much like it did when the first settlers landed on Kauai.


A cultural experience not to be missed on any of the Hawaiian Islands is a luau! At a nearby Poipu luau, you’ll enjoy ono (delicious) food and appetizers while being dazzled by fire dancers and hula performances.


Kilauea Lighthouse began lighting the way for mariners in 1913. It served as a pivotal navigation aid for ships sailing on the Orient run.

Kauai Museum

We are pleased to announce some very exciting events taking place here at this Kauai museum.

Horseback Riding

Join CJM Country Stables on the magnificent south shore for a memorable Kauai horseback riding experience, less than 15 minutes from our Poipu Beach condo rentals.

Kauai Hiking Trails

Kauai features some of the finest hiking in Hawaii. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or an amateur looking to explore, we have a hike for you!

Helicopter Tours

What better way to see its pristine cliffs, breathtaking waterfalls and jagged waterfalls than a Kauai helicopter tour.

Botanical Gardens

If you’re looking to experience the true beauty of Hawaii, the Kauai Botanical Gardens are a must-see!

Poipu Bay Golf

Golfers come to Whalers Cove for a round of Poipu Bay Golf. Ship your clubs and we'll keep them safe until you arrive.

Allerton Garden

Allerton Garden, also known as Lawa`i-kai, is one of five gardens that makes up the National Tropical Botanical Garden on Kauai.

Whalers Cove provides Poipu accommodations that make an ideal setting for your next Hawaiian getaway.