Mauka Activities


Mauka Activities

Koke‘e Hike

Head up the to Koke‘e State park for a myriad of different hikes. Rainforest, cliffside spires, ocean coastline views, and upland swamp are all a hikes away.

North Shore Hike

Hiking on Kaua‘i's north shore offers sweeping mauka-to-makai views of the island's windward side.


Off-trail riding or technical courses are scattered throughout Kaua‘i. Come with your adventurous spirit and Island Pursuits will have everything else you need.

Peacock Bass Fishing

Introduced to Hawai‘i for its excellent game fish attributes, we head up to Aepoeha at The Farm where the peacock bass fishery is thriving.

Koke‘e Plum Picking

The Koke‘e Plum season is a yearly tradition. Trek the Koke‘e forest and gather these delicious little plums.

Trout Fishing

Trout fishing on Kaua‘i? Pu‘u Lua Reservoir is the only trout lake in Hawai‘i and is only short ride from Kukui‘ula.

Mauka Plant Identification

Head up to the mountains that form Kaua‘i's beautiful interior to locate the Hawaiian plants of the region. Learn the history, lore, and science of each plant.

Native Forest Bird Search

A true search with most of Hawai‘i's native forest birds extinct and endangered, hike through Kaua‘i's rain forest to catch a rare glimpse of these rare living treasure.

East Side Hike

The east side of Kaua‘i offers mountainous hikes that afford panoramic views of the island from Nawiliwili to Anahola and into Kaua‘i's interior up to Mount Wai‘ale‘ale.

Waterfall Hike

A selection of different hikes around the island that lead to cascading waterfall payoffs. A wonderful reward at the end of these secret treks.

Invasive Flora & Fauna Hunt

Join us on a hike as we help to help relieve the pressure on native species by removing invasive flora & fauna from select trails.

New Trail Hike

With over a hundred different hikes throughout the Garden Island, there is always a new hike to explore.