Off-the-Beaten-Path Adventure: Mountain Tubing

Are you looking for a unique and wild adventure on your next trip to Kauai? Well, look no further because we have the perfect off-the-beaten-path adventure for you…Mountain Tubing!

Man floating down a canal in a blow up tube

There are hand carved waterways through the historic sugar plantation that allows visitors to float on an inner tube through the gently flowing waters. This route is surrounded by beautiful mountain ranges and the Waialeale Crater. Tunnels along the way add some fun entertainment for your whole group on this excursion!

Mountain tubing is great for ages of 5 and over. This is definitely one of the most popular excursions on the island of Kauai, so make sure to plan ahead and book in advance for your mountain tubing adventure. Online pricing is $150 per person, which also includes a picnic lunch. You can book your tubing tour here!

The path of this mountain tubing adventure takes you through the Lihue Plantation, one of the largest sugar plantations in Hawaii. It’s a ditch and tunnel system that was used for the sugar crops, but hasn’t been used since the year 2000 when it was taken out of production. The tunnels and ditches were dug out by plantation workers over a century ago! There is so much history in this tubing adventure, and also spectacular views of the mountains that truly can’t be beat!

A four wheel drive tour through the Lihue plantation is also included in this excursion. Even though the plantation itself is no longer in operation, you can learn all about the amazing history. There is a museum, as well as a farm and botanical garden. You can learn about the history of sugar as it relates to Hawaiian culture. You can also see how sugar was produced in the past, so even on this thrilling adventure there is a ton of history to explore as well!

Tunnels beach with lush tropical mountains on the Island of Kauai

This is the only tubing activity of its kind on Kauai, so be sure to book your stay at Hanalei Bay Resort and check out this mountain tubing adventure while you are there!


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