Sea Life Park in Oahu, HI

41-202 Kalanianaole Hwy # 7Waimanalo, Oahu, HI 96795
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$39.99
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Overview

Featuring a variety of interactive dolphin programs, shows, exhibits and more, Sea Life Park on the island of Oahu offers unforgettable adventures for guests of all ages to enjoy. Programs include the Dolphin Royal Swim, Shark Trek, Sea Lion Swim, Hawaiian Ray Encounter, and other fun interactive experiences. Shows include Chief’s Luau, Hawaii Ocean Theatre, Penguin Trainer Talk, and more.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Waimanalo, Oahu Travel Experts
  • Create lifelong memories while face-to-face with an aquatic animal.
  • Wearing jewelry during an animal encounter is forbidden.
  • Lockers are available for a fee.
  • Encounter photos and DVDs are available for purchase after the experience.
  • Free hotel transportation available for Dolphin Swim, Sea Lion Interaction or Shark Trek encounters.
  • Outside food and beverages are not permitted in the park.

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Anne Mercer

Animal lovers will be overjoyed when visiting Sea Life Park. You can’t beat the feeling of excitement when you come face-to-face with a sea lion, dolphin, or other aquatic animals. Highly recommend experiencing an animal encounter!

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Description

from Sea Life Park
When you vacation in Hawaii and spend time on the beautiful island of Oahu, a visit to Sea Life Park Hawaii is a must! We deliver a one–of–a–kind experience that is entertaining, educational, and completely interactive. For many visitors, swimming with dolphins, rays, and sea lions is a dream come true.

Get up close and personal with our incredible and intelligent dolphins. Play with our funny sea lions. Watch an entertaining penguin trainer talk. Explore our fantastic array of sea life. Sea Life Park Hawaii features shows, personal aquatic encounters tailored to your interests, and interesting marine life exhibits.

Dolphin Cove Show
They’ll jump, spin, flip, and entertain you. Relax in our large, open-air theater and watch our dolphins perform some of the most breathtaking moves you’re ever seen. We’ve designed the show to be educational, amusing, and thrilling. Scheduled for 12:30 pm daily.

Hawaii Ocean Theatre
A popular series of shows take place in our comfortable, open–air, aquatic theater. View dolphins, penguins, and sea lions as we show you their talents and our trainers tell you about Sea Life Park Hawaii’s conservation efforts.
Shows are at 1:45 pm & 3:40 pm daily.

Hawaiian Reef Tank
Take in Hawaii’s stunning underwater ecosystem from top to bottom. This 300,000–gallon aquarium is home to more than 30 reef species, including impressive sharks, stingrays, and schools of colorful tropical fish.

Kolohe Kai Sea Lion Show
They’re smart, fast, and funny! Sea lions are a delight to watch and our show highlights them in all their acrobatic glory. Shows are at 11:15 am & 2:50 pm daily.

Penguin Habitat Trainer Talk
You can watch penguins leap out of the water, sun themselves, or listen to one of our trainers talk about these amazing animals. You might even get to see them eat!

Sea Turtle Feeding
If you’re curious about sea turtles and their care, then this exhibit is not to be missed. We have partnered with accredited facilities and experts to develop an ongoing program that fosters understanding and appreciation of these majestic creatures. Watch and learn about these amazing animals as our trainers feed them during regularly scheduled turtle feedings. Feedings scheduled at 11:00 am, 11:35 am & 2:10 pm.

Adventure Kids Play Zone
Ahoy there! Pirate’s Lagoon is a fun place where children can run around our miniature maze and play area.

Adventure Kids Play Zone
A new behind-the-scenes tour of various areas of the facilities where incredible technologies are being developed in the field of aquaculture, or fish farming. Learn about various missions underway, such as replenishing depleted fishpond stocks, combating destructive invasive algae in Kaneohe Bay, and a proprietary shrimp farming method. A must-see for anyone interested in sustainability and food security. Scheduled for 1:00 pm daily

Tripster Customer Reviews

Lee Warnaca
Tacoma, WA
2 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Dreams of a life time"
May 2018
Everyone goes through life with a dream. Some larger than others, some simpler than others. My wife's dream of 60 years was to interact with a dolphin. Sea Life Park fulfilled this dream.
When we entered the bus for the ride to the park, the driver was friendly, knowledgeable and willing to go out of his way to assist you. You enter the well kept park and are greeted by smiling staff. The walks are easy for older people to transit which we appreciated. The staff was on a tight schedule and this showed in how things were handled but the Dolphin was the sweetest I have ever seen. She was so gentle with her interactions with humans. For my wife her moment with the dolphin was a spiritual moment. The feeling of love from this animal brought peace to her soul and this is a memory that will remain for life.
The assembly line might be reconsidered and for the price of the experience, the Picture should be complementary.
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Tip: Nice park, great staff, great experience and views

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Eataroundwoburn
Woburn, Massachusetts
"Nice park great location"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed November 20, 2019 NEW
I really enjoyed this park. It is small and can be seen in a couple of hours. However, when you go into the bird cage and feed them you may not want to leave. It was awesome. Also, the sea turtles are so cool! I recommend a visit to this place you will enjoy it
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salzrox
Sydney, Australia
"Hmm not that great"
TripAdvisor user rating 3 out of 5
Reviewed November 19, 2019 NEW
I went as I did the Royal Dolphin Swim. They picked us up and were very prompt taking us to where we had to be etc Tillary (our dolphin trainer) was lovely, she just LOVES the dolphins and you can see how well looked after they are. We were in the water for a decent amount of time and we got to do everything that they said, however, it was like a 5m ride for each of them which is ridiculous, you want to enjoy it and before you can it stops. The photographer is also a joke, you would think after being there 3 years he would know where to stand to capture the best shot, nope, my parents took better photos and I let my concerns known to the staff in the shop. The dolphin show also wasn't much or very entertaining. We did speak to a senior trainer after the show who was lovely and very information with the questions we asked. As only 1 bus at 2:30 we had to hang around - take a book if you decide to go
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tlynnd2018
Edmonton, Canada
"Enjoyable"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed November 14, 2019 NEW
We enjoyed the birds so much my daughter could have just stayed in the aviary. Sea lion show and dolphin show are definitely worth checking out. Sea turtle info session had no info just wanted guests to ask questions. Would rather have had a talk about them with some interesting facts. Wheelchair friendly all around and super clean bathroom!
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Jasmin J
"Wonderful day out"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed November 05, 2019 NEW
Swam with the dolphins. Amazing experience. The dolphin show is also very good and informative. As are all the other shows.
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Darkknight131
Mississauga, Canada
"Good park but very small."
TripAdvisor user rating 3 out of 5
Reviewed November 05, 2019 NEW
It was a nice park but it was small. We pretty much saw the whole park in about an hour and a half and that included you the sea lion and dolphin shows. Feeling the birds was fun for the kids. We headed to the beach across from the park and spent a few hours before our luau. The luau was amazing and the food was good. The park is a 3 and the luau is 4.5
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sea Life Park

Is transportation included?
Yes, only if you purchased the ticket for Dolphin Swim, Sea Lion Interaction or Shark Trek. They will pick-up from select hotels in the Waikiki area. You must call the number listed on E-ticket voucher at least 48 hours prior to set-up pick-up time/location.

Do you offer lockers, strollers or wheelchair rentals?
Yes, lockers are $3. Single strollers can be rented for $5 per day. Wheelchairs can be rented for $5 per day. Guests are allowed to enter the park with their own wheelchair or electric scooter.


What items are not allowed in the park?
Alcoholic beverages, food, firearms or weapons of any kind and pets are not permitted on park grounds. Overtly offensive clothing such as, but not limited to, clothing with hateful messages, pornography, vulgarity, illegal acts, and /or divisive political messages. Folding chairs, beach umbrellas, tents, musical instruments or skateboards. No tools or paint of any kind.


Is the park handicap accessible?
Our goal is to accommodate our guests with disabilities to the fullest extent possible and in compliance with the law. Most of our attractions, shows, and restaurants are accessible to guests with disabilities, including, among others, those using wheelchairs.


What age can my child enter the park without an adult?
Children under 13 years of age may NOT be at the Park without adult supervision. Regardless, we strongly recommend that minors (under 18) be accompanied by an adult.


Can I bring my camera?
Guests are welcome to take pictures of themselves, their friends and family, their group, and the scenery in general, for their own personal use. However, NO cameras of any kind (including cell phones) are allowed on any ride or attraction, because such items pose a safety hazard.