Port Allen Harbor is located on Kauai's southern coast in Hanapepe Bay and serves as an important launching pad for numerous activities on Kauai.
Tourist Hub: Waimea Bay serves as an important location for Na Pali Coast boat tours, whale watching expeditions and deep-sea fishing charters on Kauai - making it a central hub of tourist activity on the island.
Harbor Facilities: The harbor features two 600-foot berths and a small boat harbor with 34 boat berths for smaller craft, all protected by a 1,200-foot breakwater. There is also a two-lane 30 foot wide launch ramp as well as public restrooms available at this facility.
Size and Significance: Port Allen Harbor on Kauai is second largest after Nawiliwili Harbor for maritime activities on the island, further emphasizing its significance.
Commercial Area: Port Allen boasts an abundance of amenities, from restaurants and breweries to tourist shops and famous retailers like Kauai Chocolate and Red Dirt Shirt factory.
Shopping Centers: There are two shopping centers nearby. One, at the entrance, houses familiar establishments like McDonald's, Big Save Market, Longs Drugs and even a U.S. Post Office; while closer to the port lies Port Allen Marine Center which features check-in offices for Na Pali Coast tour operators as well as check-in offices at Port Allen Sunset Grill & Bar restaurant as well as shops such as Kauai Chocolate Company.
Proximity to Towns: Port Allen is located in Eleele and within close proximity to Hanapepe and Poipu, popular tourist spots.