Maui Birding – A Bird Lover’s Tour!
For all the bird lovers out there, Explore Maui Nature offers Maui Birding Tours every Tuesday and Thursday. With your own wildlife biologist as tour guide, summit Haleakala National Park in search of the ‘Apapane, ‘I’iwi, ‘Alauahio (Maui Creeper), ‘Amakihi, Pueo (Short-eared Owl), Nene (Hawaiian Goose) and other birds that live in the park.
A checklist will be provided for all birds living on Maui, including the Hawaiian names for those that have them. Ride in comfort and enjoy unlimited complimentary beverages, Maui's only custom built touring snack bar (with over 30 different treats to choose from all day long) and a wonderful catered lunch, while learning about the ecology, history and the myths and legends of Maui. See the endemic plant Ahinahina (Silverword) at the summit and take amazing photos of the surrounding views!
After Haleakala, travel to Kealia Pond National Wildlife Refuge to look for the Hawaiian Stilt, the Hawaiian Coot and other beautiful birds! All levels of birding enthusiasm welcome! This adventure usually lasts about 6-7 hours. We provide a reusable take-home Explore Maui Nature water bottle to minimize disposable plastic bottles.
*Binocular use available at no extra charge
Please note: It is extremely important to ensure that all shoes and gear are free of potential debris from the Big Island & Kauai in attempts to help stop the spread of the Rapid Ohia Death fungus that is killing Ohia Lehua Trees.
*Maui Birding – Complimentary pick up available at all south side locations (Kihei/Wailea area). If you are staying on another part of the island, please join us by getting picked up at the park and ride on the corner of North Kihei Road and Honoapiilani Highway.
**Please email or call for availability on other days
*Temperatures at Haleakala can be 20-40 degrees cooler than sea level so we recommend bringing warm clothing. If you have further questions, please email Explore Maui Nature: firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a call @ 1.808.359.3166 Mahalo!
**We understand that while on vacation, plans may change. If you need to cancel your reservation, please let us know 48 hours in advance for a full refund**