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Your Guide to Kaua‘i Trails

Carry Less, See More

Andy, Ruwan and Graig on the Nualolo Ridge

Is there a trail you really want to hike while you're visiting Kaua‘i? Are you looking for a real off-the-beaten-path experience? Do you want to go backpacking without the hassle of organizing?

If so, let me be your hiking guide on Kaua‘i. I will lead you with confidence to all parts of the island. I've hiked all the trails and know all the paths. I have all the backpacking equipment and outdoor experience to get you there and back safely.

Discover hidden gems just off the beaten path. Learn about the geology, flora, and fauna of Kaua‘i. Hear the history, tales, and legends of the places you visit. Get information and tips to make the most of your visit.

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  • Full- or half-day hikes optimized and tailored to your ability.
  • Optional transportation from your lodging, 4x4 capable.
  • Multi-day backpacking trips: carry less, enjoy more scenery.
  • 2- to 10-day all-inclusive tours with hikes around Kaua‘i.
  • Custom hikes and tours to satisfy your wanderlust.
  • Small group size.


Look at Gabriela Taylor's New Book

Geckos & Other Guests: Tales of a Kaua‘i Bed & Breakfast

An innkeeper is like a dancer who must be trained in every movement form. Instead of ballet to hip-hop, however, it's flower arranging to floor polishing, hospitality to fruit harvesting.

Life at a B&B is often so alluring that many guests fantasize about retiring in paradise and running one of their own. Author Gabriela Taylor does not entirely dispel this image, for she built and ran a B&B for twelve years on the island of Kaua‘i. read on

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