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Sea Life Park Hawaii

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41-202 Kalanianaole Hwy Ste 7, Makapuu Point, Waimanalo, Oahu, HI 96795-1820
+1 866-393-5158
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Sea Life Park, Hawaii's marine life comes alive in a dazzling display that will entertain and delight visitors. Located just 15 miles from Waikiki, on Oahu's beautiful and scenic Makapuu Point, Sea Life Park is a world-class marine attraction perched between the majestic Koolau Mountain Range and breathtaking Makapuu Beach. See dolphins swim, sea lions sing, and penguins perform in this magical place by the sea.
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good30%
  • Average21%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
41-202 Kalanianaole Hwy Ste 7, Makapuu Point, Waimanalo, Oahu, HI 96795-1820
+1 866-393-5158
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We really enjoyed the day at sea life as it was inexpensive and a lot of fun. If you just do the free shows that they have, you are still able to see so much. We did not do any of the add-ons and did...More

Thank Jess J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to spend some family time. Kids really loved the parakeets cage with feeding the birds and having the birds land on them. Great time for everyone. The grandkids highlight was swimming with the dolphins. We also stayed for the luau and it was...More

Thank litho9000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As others have noted this park is smaller than other Sea World type outfits.There did seem to be a couple of things that were closed too. Having said that our pre-school kids did enjoy the Sea Lion and Dolphin show. There are also a few...More

Thank hway29
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The setting for this location is just unreal. Great views of the mountains and the ocean. The shows are informative and entertaining. The bird cage is brilliant with food sticks available so the birds land on you! Usually quiet and relaxed, lots of different attractions...More

Thank titantraveller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful views help to frame this park which we attended for a swim with the dolphins. I have to say, there is not a huge amount to see. There are turtles, sea Lions, penguins, dolphins a few small sharks, a sting ray or two, some...More

Thank Toby V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Luckily I visited here for a swim with the dolphins as otherwise I would have left rather disappointed. Unfortunately the park seems quite run down with not alot going on. There are only a few animal in- closures with a few random shows spread out...More

Thank Livelife88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A facility that is starting to show its age, but it has a friendly staff and some great exhibits. The recurring theme in all of the programs is coming narration and preservation of habitat and species. This is done with a light touch. Great opportunity...More

Thank PhiilR
Sea_Life_Park_Admin, Manager at Sea Life Park Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Aloha PhiilR, We are so glad you were able to come to Sea Life Park and be educated about the preservation of habitat and species. Thank you for being so positive about our 53 year old park. Mahalo, cleos@sealifeparkhawaii.com

Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Its a place that u only go to once, the place is a little run down,xpensive food& snacks, great 4 kids,,i think and agree that its a bit too expensive overall.More

Thank stanroy b
Sea_Life_Park_Admin, Manager at Sea Life Park Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Aloha stanroy b, Thank you for coming to Sea Life Park. We are excited to announce we are currently in the first phase of our exciting renovation/theming project of our 53 year old park and we encourage you to return to see the new look!...More

Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We sat on a bus with two kids for a hour to get here it cost us just over $100 aus dollars entry and wow what a dissapointment. Took us barely half hour to walk around the dolphin show was good but the pool they...More

Thank Am1410
Sea_Life_Park_Admin, Manager at Sea Life Park Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Aloha Am1410, Thank you for taking time to come to Sea Life Park. We are sorry you did not have an enjoyable time. We appreciate your honest input and how we can better the park. Sea Life Park is more than 53 years old so...More

Reviewed 22 October 2017

It's a quick visit, go watch the sea lion show as its charming for the little ones, they do a few other shows if you're willing to wait around for them, nice little playground to let the boy get out and run off some energy...More

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19 November 2017|
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Response from Lolita123123 | Reviewed this property |
No, I just found out today about the deaths. It was posted on Animal Rights Hawaii's social media. They do have a whale too though. They're hiding a false killer whale that's from a Japanese drive fishery (like the one in... More
David W
13 October 2017|
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Response from Maria M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they offered hand stamps. There didn’t seem to be much around in terms of eating elsewhere close by.
Rosie N
19 September 2017|
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Response from Charlene C | Reviewed this property |
Hi Rosie, During my Encounter, they do not allow you to bring your own camera. They take photos for you however they are quite expensive. $18 per photo. There were about 12 guests in our group. They really only let you take... More