Take advantage of Hawaii Forest & Trail’s unparalleled land access and expert birding guides on this wildlife tour of Oahu. We’ll track native and exotic species found nowhere else in North America. We’ll explore a private access forest reserve high in the Waianae Mountains, to the beaches and wetlands of the coast below. At the beach, we’ll also keep an eye out for some of Oahu’s endangered mammals including the Hawaiian Monk Seal and the Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle. Our truly unique Oahu birding tours will not disappoint. We also offer private exclusive tours for groups of 12 or more, please call us for more information.
- Interpretive Guide
- All Entry Fees
- Snacks and water
- Gear – Daypacks, binoculars, raingear, walking staffs/sticks, sunscreen and bug spray
- Access private land that is exclusive to Hawaii Forest & Trail to visit one of the last habitats of the Oahu Elepaio
- Bird from high elevation to sea level to see a wide range of species and habitats
- We’ll take advantage of opportunities to find seasonal visitors such as the Laysan Albatross, Pacific Golden Plover, and Bristle-Thighed Curlew
- Along the coast we’ll also keep an eye out for rare sea life, including the endangered Hawaiian Monk Seal.
- Availability: Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
- Tour Times: 7:30 AM
- Duration: 10 Hours
- Comfortable closed-toe walking shoes
- A light jacket or sweatshirt.
- Physical – Guests on this tour should not be physically challenged and unable to hike on uneven or rocky terrain. Tour is rated easy to moderate. Expect to cover approximately 1.5 miles.
- Tour is for Ages 8 and up
- Group Size is maximum of 12 persons.
We go rain or shine. Guides always bring rain gear for everyone. We only cancel when the weather makes transportation or walking hazardous.
Waikiki Pick-Up Locations:
- Ilikai Hotel & Luxury Suites, 1777 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu
- Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort, 2169 Kalia Rd, Honolulu
- Ross Store,333 Seaside Ave, Honolulu
- Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach & Spa, Group entrance on Koa Avenue
- Waikiki Beach Marriott, Resort & Spa, Group entrance on the corner of Paokalani Ave and Kuhio Ave.
Ko Olina Pick-Up Locations:
- Hampton Inn & Suites, Oahu/Kapuli, 91-5431 Kapolei Prkwy
- Embassy Suites by Hilton Oahu Kapolei, 725 Manawai St, Kapolei
- Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Koolina, 92-1001 Olani St, Kapolei
- Aulani Disney Resort and Spa, 92-1185 Ali’inui Dr, Kapolei
- Ko’olina Beach Villas Resort, 92-104 Waialii Pl, Kapolei
- Marriott’s Ko’olina Beach Club, 92-161 Waipahe Pl, Kapolei