The geographical location and climate of Lanai is suitable for outdoor recreational activities throughout the year. Some of the popular recreational activities you can do at Lanai include camping, hiking and etc. There are several good camping and hiking spots in Lanai. Tourists can take a hiking trip by following the trail of the Shipwreck Beach. Along the trail at Shipwreck Beach, you will find remains of the historic shipwrecks. Another hiking trail you can visit the trail at the Garden of the Gods. The trail at the Garden of the Gods does not have any kind of vegetation. Instead, it has many boulders and rocks. Although the trail is quite isolated, it offers beautiful scenery.
Munro Trail offers tourists the opportunities to watch the Maunalei gulch. The trail will bring you up to the highest cliff in Lanai, which is about 3368 feet. You can rent a four-wheel drive vehicle and travel on the Munro Trail. The road is quite bumpy so you should drive carefully. Because the weather condition is dry, you need to bring plenty of water. You can bring along some food to keep your body nourished and refreshed during the journey. It takes approximately 3 hours to complete the journey at Munro trail. Besides, you can hike on the Kanepuu Preserve. You can reach Kanepuu Preserve through the road that leads to Keahikawelo.
If you want to camp at the campground in Lanai, you must be present at the location. If you are not present at the location, someone will take the empty slot. Most of the campgrounds are free for campers. During the weekend, there will be a lot of people and the whole campground will be crowded. If you want to reserve a spot at the campground, you have to contact the city hall. You and your friends can travel to the campground in a van to save money. The best time to camp at Lanai is August. In August, the weather condition is dry and warm.
Lanai’s beautiful landscape makes it suitable for golfers to play golf. There are two main golf courses in Lanai including Challenge at Manele and Experience at Koele. Challenge at Manele is a golf course developed from on a lava field. There are 3 holes on the cliffs of Hulopoe Bay. The Pacific Ocean is used as a water hazard for the golfers. Advanced golfers will enjoy performing tee shots over the rivers and gorges. A famous golf course designer called Jack Nicklaus designs the golf course. The golf course covers an area of 7,039 yards. The par 72-championship golf course is designed in such a way to protect the archeological ruins. You can take the complimentary shuttle service to the resort. Experience at Koele is another fantastic golf course at Lanai. It is situated approximately 2000 feet above the sea level. While playing the golf, you can enjoy the breathtaking scenery such as eucalyptus tree, valleys and etc. The staff maintains the course from time to time. The staffs are friendly towards the visitors.