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Hakalau Exclusive Birdwatching Tour

This Hakalau birdwatching adventure is run with 4WD Mercedes Sprinters. These vehicles are perfect for this birdwatching tour as they are designed for smaller, more intimate groups and deliver a rugged build that allows access to those off-the-beaten-path locations. Riding in style with the best in class field guides to a restricted access nature preserve, you’ll experience a truly unique Hawaii Island adventure.

Highlights Include:

  • Gain entry into a restricted-access National Wildlife Refuge
  • Discover rare native plants and animals, including carnivorous caterpillars and happy-faced spiders
  • Search for native & endangered birds including Amakihi, Apapane, Elepaio, Akepa, Akiapolaau, and I’iwi
  • Our interpretive guides are expert bird trackers


Photo Credits:

  • Michelle Mishina
  • Dale Crawford



Adult (13+): $260.00 + taxes and fees
Child (8-12): $260.00 + taxes and fees

*Price subject to change. Please check booking calendar for up to date pricing.

Availability and Schedule:

Availability varies; please check booking calendar for up-to-date information.

Approximate Pick-up Time:
6:30 AM

Approximate Return Time:
5:30 – 6:30 PM


Pick up from Hotels not available.

Tours depart from Hawaii Forest & Trail Headquarters (73-5593 A, Olowalu St, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740). Please check in by 6:15 AM. Travel time is approximately 4 hours round-trip.

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