Discovering the Hidden Hawaii
Hawaii is an amazing vacation place for people from all walks of life. It's easy to see that by looking at any picture taken in Hawaii; it's nothing short of awe-inspiring. However, most of these places that you see pictures of, read about, or hear people talk about will probably be common. Everyone knows how popular the main beaches are, but what about discovering the hidden Hawaii? If you're the kind of person who likes to venture beyond the normal, everyday activities that the majority of tourists get involved in, then this is for you. We hope you enjoy some of the lesser known activities and places we've found for you, and hopefully it'll spark some excitement about your next Hawaii vacation.
Hidden Hawaii - Waterfall in Kauai
Kipu Falls - Here's you'll find an amazing adventure just waiting for you. There's a waterfall that stretches across the river, with more than efficient room for plenty of people. This are can be a bit crowded on some hot summer days, but you can bet there's room for you. It's very popular among the natives. Tourists aren't likely to find this are just by happening to walk up on it, but it is increasing in popularity. There's a 20-foot rock wall that surrounds the area, and below the falls lies a refreshing pool of water perfect for swimming. There are a number of ropes dangling from nearby trees that are great for swinging into the water. If you prefer, hike up top and picnic on the rocks… or if you're an adrenaline junkie you can go for a jump into the water below. Oh, if you're the latter, you'll probably want to check about the nearby zip-line tours as well!
Hidden Hawaii - Haunting in Oahu
Did you know that there are a number of areas in Hawaii that are believed to be haunted to this day? It's said that growth of the area trespassed upon places such as sacred burial grounds. If the paranormal interests you, then Oahu has something that was created with you in mind. The Oahu Ghost Tours has several different tour packages that you can choose from during your Hawaii vacation. The prices are very affordable, and prior guests describe these tours as real and not scripted. There's walking tours as well as driving tour. Even on the driving tour though, you stop at some of the most haunted areas and exit the vehicle. This tour is not recommended for children, though, because they say this specific tour is very intense.
Hidden Hawaii - Maui Perks
If you're planning to stay in Maui for a drawn out vacation, then definitely take a look at the Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa. Besides being a top-notch resort in the area, you'll be surprised to find out that employees here often invite long-term guests to their home for a variety of activities. You may enjoy a barbeque or dinner at their house. A bartender at the Hula Moons Lounge, Karl Wenger, even invites long-term guest to his home where he teaches them the art of carving a variety of objects from Hawaiian woods.