The Ultimate Kauai Guidebook: Kauai Revealed

Front Cover
Wizard Publications, Incorporated, Oct 1, 2011 - Travel - 267 pages
56 Reviews
The finest guidebook ever written for Kaua'i. Now you can plan your best vacation--ever. This all new eighth edition is a candid, humorous guide to everything there is to see and do on the island. Best-selling author and longtime Hawai'i resident, Andrew Doughty, unlocks the secrets of an island so lush and diverse that many visitors never realize all that it has to offer. Explore with him as he reveals breathtaking trails, secluded beaches, pristine reefs, delicious places to dine, relaxing resorts, exciting waterfalls, colorful canyons and so much more. Every restaurant, activity provider, business and resort is reviewed personally and anonymously. This book and a rental car are all you need to discover what makes Kaua'i so exciting.



* The most up-to-date and accurate information available anyplace with up-to-the-minute changes posted to our website



* Frank, brutally honest reviews of restaurants, hotels and activities show you which

companies really are the best...and which to avoid--no advertisements



* Driving tours let you structure your trip your way, point out sights not to be missed along the way and are complemented by over 100 spectacular color photographs



* 15 specially-created maps in an easy-to-follow format with mile markers--so you'll always know where you are on the island



* Clear, concise directions to those hard-to-find places such as deserted beaches, tropical jungles, hidden waterfalls, rugged scenic coastlines, water-filled lava pools and scores of other hidden gems listed nowhere else



* Exclusive chapter on Kaua'i's beaches with detailed descriptions including ocean safety



* Unique Adventures chapter and over 60 pages of exciting activities from ATVs to ziplines



* Fascinating sections on Hawai'i's history, culture, language and legends



* Companion website with links to every business, events calendar, over 70 resort reviews complete with aerial photos--so you'll know if oceanfront really means oceanfront



"The Ultimate Kauai Guidebook" covers it all--from the mile-high summit of Mt. Wai'ale'ale, to the sparkling underwater reefs. This is the best investment you can make for your Kaua'i visit. Whether you are a first time visitor, or a longtime kama'aina, you will find out more about Kaua'i from this book than from any other source. Discover the island of your dreams with "The Ultimate Kauai Guidebook."

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
39
4 stars
8
3 stars
3
2 stars
5
1 star
1

Review: The Ultimate Kauai Guidebook: Kauai Revealed

User Review  - Alli - Goodreads

The book seemed helpful but when we got there all the locals hate it. The maps are not very easy too fallow and some recommended place are actually very dangerous and people have died trying to do ... Read full review

Review: The Ultimate Kauai Guidebook: Kauai Revealed

User Review  - Kate Robinson - Goodreads

Loved this guidebook but it undersells the level of difficulty of the hikes. We ended up losing the trail in waimea, and walking over a 10 inch wide trial with 500+ feet drop offs on either side. Yikes. Read full review

About the author (2011)

Andrew Doughty has been exploring and writing about the Hawaiian Islands for many years and is the best-selling guidebook writer in the United States, with millions of books in print. Andrew reviews every business anonymously and has hiked and GPSed every trail, secluded beach and special place described in his books. When he's not on the ground, you'll find him in the air in his airplane designed specifically for aerial photography.

Leona Boyd was born in Kentucky and is a more recent arrival to Hawaii. Her passion for the beauty of the islands and her talent for composition grace her work. She is a contributing photographer for the Revealed Guidebook Series.

Bibliographic information