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BEGINS IN: HILO (HAWAII), HAWAII

A Birder's Paradise: Kauai and Hawaii

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Program #5889ENZ
8 Days | 7 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
The islands of Hawaii are a birder's paradise where more than 150 species of beautiful birds reside. Avid birding instructors lead daily field lectures to the region's best birding sites. Meet a world-renowned birder and photographer and discuss Hawaii's amazing plants, animals and geology, as well as its vanishing endemic bird species. Sight some of the world's most unusual and rare birds while enjoying the showcase of co-evolution and adaptation provided by Hawaii’s spectacular avifauna.


Highlights

• Sight unusual and rare birds in Waimea Canyon, Koke'e State Park, Kilauea Point and Hakalau Forest National wildlife refuges, and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
• In mid-elevation rainforests, search for amakahi, elepaio, apapane and i'iwi.
• Venture into the high dryland to locate the incredible palila.

Program Notes

So you can get the most out of your experience, all of our birding programs have a maximum participant-to-instructor ratio of 14:1. Road Scholar birding programs are conducted in accordance with the American Birding Association’s Code of Ethics. Learn more at http://www.aba.org/about/ethics.html

Activity Notes

Walking up to two miles daily. Elevations up to 4,000 feet.

Itinerary Summary

Hilo, Hawaii, 3 nights; fly to Lihue, Kauai, 4 nights.

Coordinated by University of Hawaii at Hilo.


Our Value Promise To You

Except for the occasional meal on some programs, Road Scholar programs are all-inclusive. That means there are no extra “options,” no passing the hat for tips and no surprises. From lectures and field trips to gratuities and accommodations – the price you pay up front is the price you pay.

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4.6
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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