Wild Side Marine Conservation Adventures | Oahu

2024-07-01T03:20:47+10:00

Wild Side Specialty Tours Leads Oahu Visitors on Marine Conservation Adventures Founder Tori Davis, inspired by her love for the ocean and its inhabitants, established Wild Side Specialty Tours with a mission to combine marine conservation with unforgettable wildlife experiences. Her journey began with a shared passion for marine biology and a deep commitment [...]

Wild Side Marine Conservation Adventures | Oahu2024-07-01T03:20:47+10:00

Discover the Fascinating World of Flying Fish in Hawaii

2024-07-10T00:38:28+10:00

 Experience the Magic of Hawaii's Flying FishIntroduction: A Tale of the Sea's AcrobatIt was a calm, sunny morning on the Leeward Coast of Oahu, a place where the gentle waves kiss the shore and the vibrant marine life thrives beneath the surface. As a group of curious tourists set out on a private boat tour, [...]

Discover the Fascinating World of Flying Fish in Hawaii2024-07-10T00:38:28+10:00

When is Oahu Whale Watching Season?

2024-07-08T22:44:30+10:00

Whale watching season in Oahu? Hawaii humpback whale season (when we are seeing them daily) is mid December-ish through mid April-ish. The first seasonal humpback whale sightings have been in early October. We've seen them (very sporadically) as late as June. In 2024, a humpback whale was sighted on our west Oahu coast (near [...]

When is Oahu Whale Watching Season?2024-07-08T22:44:30+10:00

Citizen Science Oahu | Nature Tour to Malama Hawaii

2024-07-11T08:56:25+10:00

Citizen Science Oʻahu, Mālama Hawaiʻi In Hawai‘i, we have a proverb that says “He aliʻi ka ʻāina, he kauwā ke kanaka”: “The land is a chief, and man is its servant.” In our worldview, there is no separation between nature and people; just as the sea takes care of us, we take care of the [...]

Citizen Science Oahu | Nature Tour to Malama Hawaii2024-07-11T08:56:25+10:00

Coral Spawning Hawaii

2024-07-09T16:32:55+10:00

Love on the Rocks - Hawaii Coral Spawning The signals are subtle First, a fat full moon droops through the hot heavy clouds of a tropical summer night. Below the ocean's surface, coral polyps swell slightly. The experienced eye knows how to read the signs: it's time for the coral to spawn. [...]

Coral Spawning Hawaii2024-07-09T16:32:55+10:00

Laysan Albatross, Pelagic Birding Oahu

2024-07-09T16:10:57+10:00

Laysan Albatross Holy Mōlī ! The Laysan Albatross of Ka'ena Point, O'ahu The Laysan Albatross, mōlī, gets its name from its Laysan breeding colony in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. From November through July is the only time the LaysanAlbatross will be found on land, nesting and raising their young. On O'ahu, hike [...]

Laysan Albatross, Pelagic Birding Oahu2024-07-09T16:10:57+10:00

Pelagic Birding | Hawaii

2024-07-09T13:08:21+10:00

Pelagic Birdwatching (Seabirds)  Wildlife Tours with Integrity, O'ahu Seabirds spend most of their life feeding and living on the open ocean, coming to land only to breed or nest. Hawaii has productive, food-rich waters that make it a major foraging area for thousands of seabirds such as albatross, terns, boobies, shearwaters, petrels, [...]

Pelagic Birding | Hawaii2024-07-09T13:08:21+10:00

Pygmy Whales Oahu Hawaii

2024-07-08T15:22:38+10:00

Pygmy and Dwarf Whales in Hawaii Scientific Name: Feresa attenuata Pygmy killer whales, one of the most poorly-known species of dolphins in the world, are observed at least several times a year within Hawaiian waters. Through photo id's, they (unlike pygmy killer whales anywhere else in the world) seem to be "regular" residents [...]

Pygmy Whales Oahu Hawaii2024-07-08T15:22:38+10:00

Spinner Dolphins

2024-07-10T08:13:47+10:00

Meet the Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins: Playful Behaviors and Unique Traits A spinner dolphin (Stenella longirostris) spins by accelerating through the water with rapid pumps of the tail, then muscles a tight twist as it breaks the surface. In the Hawaiian language, dolphins are called nai'a, a name that encompasses the [...]

Spinner Dolphins2024-07-10T08:13:47+10:00

Glass Bottom Boat Tour Oahu

2024-04-19T08:35:20+10:00

Just like a Glass Bottom Boat! The Water is That Clear... We are often asked if those who stay onboard (instead of snorkeling) will still have a good time. Of course! The most acrobatic and dramatic dolphin and whale skills are above water. The view from the bow is like a glass [...]

Glass Bottom Boat Tour Oahu2024-04-19T08:35:20+10:00
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