Open Year-round
Reservations possible?
RV Hookups
Potable water
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Anini Beach Park Campground is one of several campgrounds operated by the County of Kauai across the island.

Set adjacent to and immediately west of Anini Beach, the campground is a large lawn area, with tables, outdoor sinks and unheated showers, and bathroom facilities. While Kauai's north shore receives a large amount of rain, campers who are lucky enough to stay here during good weather are treated to a calm beach area where those who arrive early might be lucky enough to pitch their tent just feet from the edge of the water.

Anini Beach Park's campground operates similar to other county campgrounds in Kauai. Campers must register for a permit before arriving. (Camping permits are $3 per night per person for non-Hawaiians 18 years of age and up, and free for Hawaii residents as well as children under 18 years old). Upon arriving, campers can set up their tent on any available space within the campground. There is a large lawn area, with a few trees for cover. Beachside spots will be the first to go for early arrivals.

Cars are restricted to the parking area, so anyone not wanting to set up camp immediately beside the road will need to walk a short distance to select their area.

Showers (not heated) and sinks are spread throughout the camping area. There is one bathroom building for the campground.

Anini Beach Campground is closed for maintenance each Wednesday at 10am, lasting until noon the following day. Animals are not permitted at the campground. Large crowds should be expected on weekends.

While the permitting process is online, it can be a bit of a maze navigating to the correct pages. It might be best to call the County of Kauai office during open hours and speak to someone to be taken through the permitting process.

The nearest markets are located in the town of Princeville. Aside from the frequent rain, campers should be aware that there is a sizable population of chickens living at Anini Beach Park who will likely start crowing long before the sun comes up.

The County of Kauai provides a comprehensive list of rules that campers should familiarize themselves with, as there are certain restrictions that make the experience differ slightly from camping at most mainland US campgrounds.

Logistics + Planning

Preferable season(s)



Rarely full

Parking Pass

Camping fee

Price per night (basic site)

3.00 $ (2.52 €)


Camping right on the water.


Minimal amenities. Chickens in the early hours.

Pets allowed

Not Allowed

Managed by

County of Kauai

Reservation phone number

1 (808) 241-4463


ADA accessible
Flushing toilets
Family friendly
Picnic tables
Potable water



Total number of sites


Lodging type

Rustic cabin



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