Wailua Golf Course


A municipal public access golf course that plays like a resort course, ocean front and beautiful the Wailua Golf Course is centrally located on Kaua'i's Eastern shore.
Both visitors and local residents share the tees because of the affordability factor.

At a Glance
Highlights: The most affordable 18 holes of golf that is ocean-front! The views along the entire course feature the views of inland mountains and eastern ocean horizon.
Challenges: Several fairways parallel ocean, and the highway making accuracy of play essential.
Holes/Yardage: 18- Par  -6,991 Blue/ 6585 White/ 5974 Red
Price Range: $48 for weekday, $60 weekend, + $20 for cart. Twilight discount 50%!
Location: Wailua, Kauai, Hawaii   
Bonuses: On-site club rentals for $20 -$35! Golf Pro-Shop, restaurant and bar, locker room with showers, driving range, putting green, chipping green, and practice bunker. Morning twilight, play the back 9 early and get an extra discount!

Wailua Golf Course started as a 9-hole endevour back in 1930, expanding to 18 in 1961. It is actually maintained by Kaua'i County and has playable rates for the local's plus added bonus for the visitor wishing to get away from the hotels and resorts. The course has made several top lists for the Hawaii Golf, including a #3 ranking for "Hawaii Golf" from the Golf Channel. The roadside location makes it easy to find, and the compact course design doesn't wear you out.

Local's Tip:
Get an early start and avoid the wind challenges. This course is notoriously windy in afternoons.

Contact information:
Website: http://www.kauai.gov/default.aspx?tabid=66
Phone: 808-241-6666
Email: doprgolf@kauai.gov

3-5350 Kuhio Highway
Lihue, HI


  • From South: Drive 3 miles north of the airport on Kuhio Highway/ HI-route 56, look for the course entrance on the right.
  • From the North: Drive south on Kuhio Highway/HI-route 56 crossing the Wailua River, proceed approximately 1 mile looking for the course on the left side of the roadway.


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