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Oahu: Birds and Wildlife Tour w/ Pickup

Product ID: 191006
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Join this adventure and track native exotic species that can't be found anywhere else in North America. Your expert birding guides will take you to a private forest reserve high in the Waianae Mountains, the beaches and wetlands of the coast below.
About this activity
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Mobile ticketing
Duration: 10 hours
Starting time 7:30 AM
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Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Pick-ups available from all Koolina Resorts and select locations throughout Waikiki. Pickup time varies based on hotel location. Please contact our guest services team after the booking to confirm your exact pickup location and time. Guests should be expecting a light brown, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, van with Hawaii Forest & Trail, surrounded by yellow lehua flower decals, written on the side.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit one of the last habitats of the Oahu Elepaio on private land access
  • Walk from high elevation to sea level to see a wide range of species and habitats
  • Spot the Laysan Albatross, Pacific Golden Plover and Bristle-Thighed Curlew
  • Keep an eye out for rare sea life, including the critically endangered Hawaiian Monk Seal
Full description
Take advantage of this tour’s exclusive access to private lands while expert birding guides show you the wildlife of Oahu. Begin your birding expedition at the coast to orient you with the district's cultural and natural history. Then track native and exotic species that can’t be found anywhere else in North America on a private access forest reserve high in the Waianae Mountains. Here, you will be able to visit one of the last habitats of the Oahu Elepaio.

Enjoy lunch from a scenic view point as your knowledgeable guide shares the history and present state of unique Hawaiian birds. After lunch you will cruise through some of the best sighting spots to see the endangered sea wildlife and coastal birds.

The founder of this company is an avid birder, interpretive guide and the premier bird guide in the Hawaiian Islands. This organization is dedicated to creating bird experiences that are rich, unique and authentic to the places you visit. A dollar from every booking goes to our Iiwi Fund, which benefits the birds and wildlife of the Hawaiian Islands.
Includes
  • Expert birding guide
  • All entry fees
  • Snacks
  • Lunch
  • Water
  • Beverages
  • Daypacks
  • Binoculars
  • Rain gear
  • Walking staffs
  • Bug spray
  • Sunscreen
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Children under 8 years
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Closed-toe shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Open-toed shoes
Know before you go
• Pickups are available from all Koolina Resorts and select locations throughout Waikiki
• Pickup time varies based on hotel location, please contact our guest services team after the booking to confirm your exact pickup location and time
• Unfortunately this tour can not accommodate physically challenged visitors who are unable to walk short distances of 0.5 to 1.5 miles on uneven and rocky terrain
• Guests should wear closed toed comfortable walking shoes and may want to bring a light jacket
• Lunch menu includes: Your choice of deli fresh sandwiches. (Turkey, Tuna, Italian Sub, Veggie Hummus Wrap). All options are available gluten free upon request
• Breakfast Options: Coffee, tea, and banana bread

From US$ 200 per person

Organized by

Hawaii Forest & Trail

Product ID: 191006