There’s no place on earth like Hawaii. The fresh, floral air energizes you. The warm, tranquil waters refresh you. The breathtaking, natural beauty renews you. Still not convinced then here are 11 reasons why should visit this tropical island.
1. To Visit Honokohau Falls
The impressive waterfall is found in the West Maui Mountains. With a 335 m (1100 ft) plunge it is the tallest one in Maui. However, it is inaccessible for the hikers. The best way to admire this impressive natural wonder is from a helicopter.
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2. To Climb The Haiku Stairs
Found on the Island of Oahu, these stairs consist of 3922 steps and have been nicknamed the Stairway to Heaven. While only the fittest of people can make it to the top the views make it worth the climb.
3. To Bathe With Turtles On Punaluʻu Beach
This beach deserves a separate introduction, due to its unique black sand. Found on the Big Island, the coloration is a result of a volcanic activity. It is also a place where endangered Green Sea turtles bask and can often be spotted here.
4. To Take A Dip In The Queen’s Bath
This naturally formed dam is a pleasing attraction, which provides an exhilarating swim. In summer the bath is filled with warm clear water and there is a waterfall adjacent to the Queen’s Bath to rinse off salty water – could nature be anymore perfect than this?
5. To Get Married
Hawaii is probably one of the most favorite and popular spots to get married. Rock stars, Hollywood actors and other couples exchange rings during a romantic ceremony here. Now matter whether you choose the beach, hills, lavender fields, or even on a boat, getting married in Hawaii is truly a magical event.
6. To See the Volcanoes
Since Hawaii is of a volcanic origin, there are plenty of active volcanoes to visit. Mauna Loa is the largest subaerial volcano in the world, while Kīlauea is the most active of the five volcanoes that form Hawaii. Real adventurers get as close as possible to snap a picture of an eruption.
7. For Hiking and Climbing in Kauai
The island of Kauai is the oldest of the group and has some stunning views. Sprawled mountainous range is lush and offers the most exciting hiking trails, that are suitable for both – beginners as well as professionals.
8. Diving and Whale Watching
Turtles, mantas, colorful fish, reefs – the marine diversity is really impressive. Shark cage diving is the favorite activity among the adrenaline lovers and if you are lucky a trip whale watching can give you unique opportunity to see these gentle giants.
9. To Relax On Beautiful Beaches
The main reason people come here – the soft sandy beaches and crystal clear water. There is a beach for everyone. Ke’e Beach on Kauai, for instance, has a reef, therefore it is perfect for snorkeling. Hanalei Bay is loved by the surfers. An underwater labyrinth made of lava tubes is found on the Tunnels Beach and offers an unforgettable diving experience.
10. To Surf
The sport was actually adopted by the Native Hawaiians hundreds of years ago. The various beaches offer surfing opportunities for the beginners as well as professionals and even if you don’t fancy giving it a go it’s still fun to watch.
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