As the year draws to a close, Kauai beckons with a vibrant array of celebrations and activities to welcome the New Year. From lively parties to serene gatherings amidst nature's beauty, the island offers diverse options for bidding farewell to the old and embracing the beginning of a new year. Here are some of the top New Year's Eve events and activities on Kauai to ensure a memorable start to 2024.
Fireworks Extravaganza at Poipu Beach
Join the exhilarating atmosphere at Poipu Beach and witness a breathtaking fireworks display lighting up the night sky as the clock strikes midnight. Celebrate along the sandy shores, surrounded by the warm aloha spirit and the sound of crashing waves, creating lasting memories with friends and family.
New Year's Eve Dinner Cruises
Set sail into the New Year aboard a dinner cruise along Kauai's stunning coastline. Enjoy a luxurious evening on the water, complete with gourmet dining, live entertainment, and panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean. Toast to new beginnings under the starry sky while cruising into the first moments of the New Year.
Special Events at Resorts and Hotels
Many resorts and hotels on the island host exclusive New Year's Eve parties and events. Experience lavish celebrations featuring live music, DJ performances, themed parties, and delectable dining options. Dance the night away and enjoy the festive ambiance in a luxurious setting.
Quiet Beach Picnics and Stargazing
For those seeking a more tranquil celebration, opt for a serene beach picnic under the stars. Pack a delicious spread, blankets, and perhaps a bottle of champagne. Embrace the peacefulness of the night while gazing at the starlit sky, welcoming the New Year in a relaxed and contemplative manner.
New Year's Eve Countdown in Kapaa or Hanalei
Join the local communities in Kapaa or Hanalei for lively New Year's Eve countdown celebrations. These charming towns often host street parties, live music, food vendors, and a joyful atmosphere as locals and visitors come together to ring in the New Year with enthusiasm and cheer.
If you are interested in flying with us to celebrate this holiday season, book now! A helicopter tour with Air Kauai is a must if you are visiting the island, or if you live here on Kauai. Families love our tours and they are a great way to spend time with your kids while they are off from school. Here is what some of our guests have to say about flying with us:
“It was an amazing experience. We loved it!!! The pilot was so knowledgeable. I highly recommend it!!!!” - Jacqueline Z
“Absolutely amazing!!! Our pilot was so knowledgeable and great. Cassie is a rock star! Ladies with longer hair….braid!!!“ - Melisa C
“One of the best experiences in my whole life! Thrilling, exciting, breathtaking views and the crew + Steve our pilot/guide was so amazing!!“ - Emelie W
“It was amazing!! To 120% I would do this again. Our Pilot Adam did such a good job. I was a little bit afraid of the hights than Adam talked to me and has calmed me down. The views and experiences are unforgettable. All the money was worth it!!“ - Anna K
“This was one of the exciting tours, the captain was amazing and very knowledgeable and he made sure all the passengers are safe and comfortable. A must when you visit Kauai “ - Grashika S
Take a second to visit our tours page or call us directly at 808.246.4666 and let our dispatchers help you pick the perfect flight for you. We would be happy to answer any questions and put your mind at ease! We look forward to hearing from you!