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Dolphin Encounters Hawaii

Dolphin Encounters Hawaii

Anyone can appreciate the beauty and majesty of dolphins in the wild. Get up close and personal on one of our many dolphin snorkeling or cruise tours. Watch as dolphins swim alongside your boat. Or visit Sea Life Park and swim with the dolphins in a more tame environment. Perfect for families.

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When you purchase a Go Oahu Card, you’ll receive 55% off admission for 32+ of Oahu’s most popular attractions, activities, and tours. From Pearl Harbor to snorkeling, kayaking to paddle boarding, and so much more, you’ll explore Oahu the right way and save money at the same time. All 3, 5, or 7-day passes include free admission to a bonus Oahu attraction! Details
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A state-of-the-art, 54-foot catamaran, Maui Magic offers exciting Dolphin Discovery Snorkel Adventure experiences for guests of many ages. The adventure lets guests enjoy a waterslide, a wet bar, a barbecue grill, a multi-speaker sound system and more, along with up-close views of dolphins and other marine life below. Each experience holds up to 45 passengers at a time. Details
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The Kauai Sea Tours Deluxe Na Pali Snorkel Cruise Aboard the Lucky Lady features snorkeling, sailing, and more. The cruises also offer stunning views of sea cliffs, waterfalls, sea caves, beaches and lush rainforest, as well as spinner dolphins, sea turtles, and humpback whales (seasonally). A continental breakfast and deli lunch are included, plus a variety of alcoholic beverages. Details
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Deluxe Snorkel & Dolphin Watch

Body Glove Cruises • Kailua-Kona, Big Island Hawaii
Offered by Body Glove, the Dolphin & Snorkeling Cruise features an exciting three-hour experience for guests of many ages. Cruises include a ride on a 65-foot catamaran, featuring two separate decks and cushioned seating, a full-service bar, a 20-foot waterslide, snacks and juice, snorkel gear and underwater masks, flotation toys, plus fresh-water showers for after the experience. Details
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Offered by Hawaii Nautical, the Dolphin Snorkel & Sail experience offers a chance for guests to cruise the stunning Leeward Oahu coast to see and snorkel near a variety of marine life, including dolphins, turtles, whales (seasonally) and exotic fish. Guests can also enjoy a hearty catered breakfast and lunch, with two included bar drinks for adults and unlimited non-alcoholic beverages. Details
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An ultimate six-hour adventure rafting tour of the Na Pali coast, the Kauai Sea Tours’ Na Pali Coast Beach Landing Day Raft Adventure offers an exciting experience exploring sea caves, encountering playful dolphins, visiting famous movie locations, spending time at the Nualolo Kai beach, hiking through an ancient Hawaiian village, snorkeling, dining on a gourmet picnic lunch, and more. Details
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Kona Thrill Ride Wildlife - Guaranteed

Hawaii Nautical • Waikoloa Village, Big Island Hawaii
Enjoy a fast-paced coastal cruise on Kona's newest powerboat - MAKAI.

See marine wildlife such as dolphins and turtles year-round, or whales during whale season December through April. Sightsee along the stunning Kohala coastline and enjoy a fast and fun powerboat ride. Cruises include soda, juice, and water.

Seasonal differences: Whale watching is offered December through April. Dolphins & turtles can be seen year-round.

Wildlife Guaranteed: If you don't see marine wildlife, come back again 1 more time for free! (Re-Rides only, no refunds. Re-Ride is on a trip of equal or lesser value.).

Vessel MAKAI is a fast and nimble 30' open powerboat, with plenty of sea-spray likely on trips outside the bay. Clothing that you don't mind getting wet is recommended for trips on the Makai powerboat.

Operation: Daily
Operation Time:
9:45am - 11:15am
1:45pm - 3:15pm (May through November)

NOTE: Vessel departs from Anaehoomalu Bay (A-bay) at the Waikoloa Beach Resort. Check-in 20 minutes prior to your trip at the Hawaii Nautical flag on the beach. When boarding at A-Bay, it is a beach-loading process with transfer from a tender-boat, with barefoot entry that takes a few steps near shore from the beach. Come in casual clothing that may come in contact with water. Details
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Ocean and You

And You Creations • Honolulu, Oahu
Witness the beauty of Waikiki at sunset on this incredible 2.5 hour cruise. During your tour on an all-new luxury powerboat, enjoy views of Diamond Head as well as sightings of Hawaiian spinner dolphins and even humpback whales during the winter season. Additionally, the cruise includes hula dancing and authentic island cuisine. Details
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Offering an interactive experience for guests of all ages, the Star of Honolulu Dolphin Watch Cruise is a popular eco-friendly tour in Hawaii. The eco-tour features a 149-person, two-deck catamaran, designed with panoramic decks with picturesque views of the ocean. Guests can see playful dolphins (guaranteed) and other exotic marine life while enjoying certified naturalist narration. Details
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Depart from Kawaihae Harbor, convenient to Kona-Kohala resorts, and head along the rugged and scenic shore of Kohala, viewing lava walls, rocky points, patches of sandy beaches, and gulches rising to the Kohala ridge -- the oldest part of Hawaii Island. Pods of dolphins can be spotted along this shore and whales in whale season. It is a serene and unspoiled scene with very little boat traffic, making for an extraordinary experience. Snorkeling is among some of the best on the island, and ours is often the only boat at the sight. Snorkel sights include Lapakai State Park, Puako, Crystal Cove, Turtles, Beach 69 and Kiholo Bay. Sitting above Kawaihae Harbor is Pu'ukohola Heiau, meaning hill of the whale.

Snorkel gear and in-water assistance from the expert crew are included. Picnic lunch, soda, juice & water served.

Guaranteed to see dolphins or turtles (and whales when whales are in-season December through April) or come back FREE on same or lesser-value trip including on Oahu. Wildlife guarantee is for re-rides only, no refunds. Or use re-ride ticket value toward the upgrade price of any higher-value trip.

Morning: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm daily
Afternoon: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm (May-Nov)
Departure: Kawaihae Harbor - South (61-3527 Kawaihae Road) Details
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