No matter what destination you decide to go, if you are an adventure traveler, you will definitely seek for an almost countless range of outdoor activities to satisfy yourself. Here are some of the activities you might want to try:
• Trekking volcanic craters – It is difficult to beat the breathtaking sights you will get through atop of a volcanic crater. The walk towards the peak of Mount Leahi is among the most well known also referred to as Diamond Head. Go through the Diamond Head Crater trekking trail within this famous volcanic mountain. Getting through dry woodland up a steep switchback trail you will hike from a 300ft tunnel and then 2 lengthy and extremely steep staircases ultimately reaching sweeping sights of Honolulu as well as Waikiki Beach along with mountain slopes and even seaside of Oahu. On the island of Maui, have fun hiking to the moonscape of Haleakala Crater along with visions of North and South Shore and occasionally the Big Island. As you go along, you will experience the volcano’s energy and also its silence. The Sliding Sands Trail is known for its outstanding giant cinder cones coloured with the pinkish hues which is usually seen in the dessert.
• Cycling along Haleakala – A-must for bike riders, a bike ride from 10,000ft peak of Haleakala offers bi-coastal views of Maui which can be the highlight of your trip. Riders may feel the exhilarating 27mile trip down hill with the choice to stop at several stores, or exhibits and also restaurants on the way. The sunrise tour offers unequalled views whilst having a self-paced tour enables adding adventures on the way such as swimming from Paia’s stunning pristine beaches or even watching the countless towering falls.
• Surfing – Hawaii is considered to be surfing heaven, with some of the world’s greatest found on the North Shore of Oahu. Professionals may ride monster waves as well as feel the internationally known Banzai Pipeline in which the shallow water as well as coral shelf put together, producing strong tubular waves similar to pipes. Keep in mind, even the most skilled surfers find the full power of The Pipeline being somewhat unforgiving.
For individuals who simply want to attempt their own hand at surfing without having risking their life and limb, the mild moving waves you will find in Waikiki Beach will be perfect. They provide longer rides in a laid back environment and also an opportunity to learn in the home of surfing along with boards readily available for rent and training provided by a number of surfing schools.
Waves are excellent all year round; however the ideal time to visit especially for surfing will be during summer (June to August) with more constant south swells.
In Kauai, skilled surfers will like Hanalei Bay, whilst Kalapaki Beach in the Nawiliwili Harbor provides a shallow left and also right sandbar break and a simple paddle-out ideal for newbies.