Natural Highlights of Oahu Small Group Adventure
Join Oahu's most experienced eco-tour company on a small group, natural highlights adventure. Combine a little hiking with a superb outdoors experience as you enjoy a personalized experience on this exclusive small group tour - maximum tour number is 14.
There's no need to pack any extra gear, as you'll enjoy free use of a backpack, flashlight, binoculars and walking staff. While you stroll, you'll learn about Oahu's fascinating geology, natural history and ecosystems from your expert guide.
Your first stop on this tour is the Paiko Lagoon Wildlife Sanctuary, home to native wetland bird species. Your exploration of Oahu continues with a visit to world-famous Hanauma Bay and the Kahauloa tuff cone along the island's stunning southeast volcanic coastline.
Next stop is Halona Cove, where green sea turtles and humpback whales swim in crystal-clear waters and a blowhole shoots columns of saltwater into the sky. After stopping at Makapu'u Lookout, where you'll enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of offshore islands, you'll visit colorful tide pools and the 25,000-year-old Kaupo lava flow.
Along the way, your professional nature guide will point out rare species of native Hawaiian coastal plants and a variety of seabirds, including red-footed boobies, great frigate birds and red-tailed tropic birds.
Stretch your legs on Oahu's longest sandy beach and enjoy the aquamarine waters of Waimanalo Bay, where tropical fish and corals abound. Then visit the Enchanted Lake Bird Sanctuary, one of the premier bird-watching locations on Oahu.
Continue to an ancient Hawaiian temple, Ulupou Heiau, to see one of Oahu's best preserved archaeological sites. At the world-renowned Pali Lookout, described by Mark Twain as one of the most beautiful views on earth, you'll see the turquoise waters of Kaneohe Bay and the jagged vertical cliffs of the majestic Koolau volcano.
Fitness Level: Easy
Distance Walked: 0.25 mile