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Birds & Wildlife of Oahu provided by Hawaii Forest & Trail

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Birds & Wildlife of Oahu

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R 3 051,76
2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 20/06/30 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Birds & Wildlife of Oahu
We have developed an approach that introduces a new standard of cleanliness and disinfection to ensure our guests enjoy an even cleaner and safer experience. Implementing strict protocols and using the latest disinfection technology, updated continuously to current State and Federal Guidelines.
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Updated 20/06/30 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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 from 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 and reptiles including the Hawaiian Monk Seal, and the Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle.
  • You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Waianae Mountain Range
    Stop: 5 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Pokai Bay Beach Park
    Stop: 1 minute - Admission included
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Important Information
  • Your choice of deli fresh sandwiches. (Turkey, Tuna, Italian Sub, Veggie Hummus Wrap)
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Daypacks, binoculars, raingear, walking staffs.
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Pick up from select hotels in Waikiki or Ko Olina
  • Interpretive Guide
  • Entry/Admission - Waianae Mountain Range
  • Entry/Admission - Pokai Bay Beach Park
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Debbie S wrote a review Mar 2020
San Francisco, California62 contributions35 helpful votes
This all day birding trip not only shows you a good variety of birds on Oahu, but also goes around the whole island so one gets a idea of Oahu outside of Waikiki Beach. Nathan, our tour guide was amazing. He found our target birds (the endemics) and many other species despite a
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Date of experience: March 2020
Peter of Berkeley wrote a review Jan 2020
Berkeley, CA3 contributions1 helpful vote
Hawaii Forest and Trail told us exactly what the trip would be like, and it was all of that and more. Nathan Ermitano, our guide, is a native Hawaiian who knows all of the endemic and other Hawaiian birds we saw by sight, by call, and by location. The trip was all the more
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Date of experience: January 2020
RazzakMemon wrote a review Dec 2019
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania369 contributions57 helpful votes
We always experience amazing outings using Hawaii Forest & Trail, and the Oahu Birding Trip was no exception. The company has been guiding on the Big Island for many years, but is fairly new to Oahu. But the standards to which they adhere are second to none. Nathan was an
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Date of experience: December 2019
Yvonne B wrote a review Nov 2019
Los Angeles, California19 contributions6 helpful votes
I spent 10 hours yesterday on a birding tour led by David (Nermitano). Despite the very strong winds he led us to beautiful locations in search of the island bird life. He spotted several endemic species for us as well as some of the more unusual transplants. The Hawai’i Forest
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Date of experience: November 2019
Oldcarr wrote a review Nov 2019
San Martin3 contributions1 helpful vote
We normally bird on our own but decided to try this one. It exceeded our expectations. Nathan, our guide, helped us find more than 35 different birds. He also filled us in on Hawaiian history, geography, and local legends. The highlight was the drive up the mountain through a
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Date of experience: October 2019
About the operator

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By: Hawaii Forest & Trail
We had a great tour led by Peter, who is an excellent guide and stand up guy. We did a short hike to the top of Dia
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Heli K
A must tour
A memorable, well organized tour with Nathan as our very knowledgeable and friendly guide. We learned a lot about H
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Toured Diamond Head and Tarantula, as well as the Arboretum at the University.
Nathan was our guide - he was great; very knowledgeable and engaging. We felt well informed during the course of ou
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Diane H
Great tour, great tour guide. I live in Hawaii and have gone on a lot of different activities with many tour compan
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Most beautiful views on Oahu.
Great history, hike and the most beautiful views and sunset we had the entire week. It was magical! I will do this
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Ken M
Farm to Forest Tour from Waikiki
The Hawai’i Forest and Trail tour company offers many interesting trips including the Farm to Forest. With our very
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Great experience! Great service!
We thoroughly enjoyed our evening with Jacob on the Oahu sunset on the ridge hike. Loved getting all the historical
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Making touristy locations authentic!
Exceptional experience with Hawai’i Forest and Trail! I did the Honolulu heights tour and I am floor by the service
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Farm to forest
We did the Farm to Forest trip and enjoyed it very much. Our Guide ,Nathan, although very young has lived his life
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Unique, Educational, Challenging, Can't Miss activity on Oahu!!
We signed up for this activity because it had "rum tasting" and "sunset" in the title, but the hike through a priva
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Farm and Forest
Farm tour was very educational. The private hike gave us the best views of Oahu. Nate was an incredibly knowledgea
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Joette G
We absolutely lived this Adventure
Nathan was our guide. He has lived in Hawaii his whole life and definitely had so much information to share. His
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A great experience that locals and tourists will enjoy!
Living on Oahu most of my life, you'd figure that you've seen and done just about everything you could do on one is
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So much fun!!!
Our tour guides have made this hike soooooo much fun. I am never a hiker nor in shape but I reached the to with the
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Birding in Oahu
Very nice birdingtrip leaded by a nice guide. And he knew where to go. Be sure that scope are included the tour. We
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Key Details
  • Duration: 10h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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