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Dolphin Discoveries

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Kaleiopapa Street, Keauhou Bay, Boat Launch Ramp, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
+1 808-322-8000
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Dolphin snorkle trip

I HIGHLY recommend Dolphin Discoveries for your next Hawaii ocean experience. This was our second... read more

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Reviewed yesterday
schaffnercptinc
Amazing Staff, Amazing Experience

Alexia and Kim were wonderful, helpful and informative. Their enthusiasm was contagious but then... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
klnichols123
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Dolphin Discoveries offers unique ocean experiences that will touch your heart and live in your memory for a lifetime!
  • Excellent92%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Kaleiopapa Street, Keauhou Bay, Boat Launch Ramp, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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+1 808-322-8000

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Reviewed yesterday

I HIGHLY recommend Dolphin Discoveries for your next Hawaii ocean experience. This was our second excursion with them and they did a fantastic job. We even unexpectedly saw several whales totally breaching out of the water on our way to swim with the spinning dolphins...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Alexia and Kim were wonderful, helpful and informative. Their enthusiasm was contagious but then who wouldn't be when you get to do three different times in the ocean with pods of wild dolphins swimming and spinning about. Then off to Captain Cook for more snorkeling,....More

Thank klnichols123
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a great trip with Captain Mike and Tiana on 12-7-2017. About 25-miles north of our launch point (Sheraton boat launch) we encountered a huge run of over 200 dolphins. Spent about 1 1/2 hours swimming with them as they jumped and circled all...More

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Thank Larry C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Knowledgeable, entertaining, attentive staff. We swam with many Dolphins and we snorkeled at Captain Cook, Bonus! We will be back.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a wonderful trip. Mike and Tiana were a fantastic crew and we couldn’t have had a better trip. Mike made us feel very comfortable and safe and Tiana was friendly and helpful. We saw so many dolphins and the experience was amazing. The light...More

Thank Greenefarms
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A well conducted and exciting morning on the beautiful coastline of Kona, interacting closely (but respectfully) with many spinner dolphins under the safe guidance of our two entertaining guides. Some snacks and a pleasant reef snorkelling dive rounded off the morning well. Well done dolphin...More

Thank ian f
Reviewed 5 days ago

Mike took us out found the Dolphins and we had several encounters with them. So amazing! Mike was great and the snacks were tasty! Definitely do this!!!

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Thank Ken N
Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent day, comfortable, thrilling and inspiring all at the same time. Would have rated it a five but wanted a tiny bit more conservation message.

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Thank landerson0101
Reviewed 6 days ago

Captain Mike did a fabulous job of finding us the perfect spots to put into the water to see the dolphins up close. The snack and light lunch were welcome additions to the day and were better than we were expecting. We came for the...More

Thank R F
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can tell the crew cares about the ocean and the animals and preserving them for future generations. They also were knowledgable about the island history and educating the public about Hawaiin culture. We rode the boat with Tiana and Captain Mike and had a...More

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A_NIELSEN_987
27 July 2017|
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Response from Rob G | Reviewed this property |
definitely! there were a few other companies on the water at the same time as us as we were in the water with the dolphins just as often if not more! not sure how they guarantee a more personalised service with wild animals... More
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A_NIELSEN_987
15 July 2017|
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Response from stik6 | Reviewed this property |
We were very conscious of that and we found that their treatment was outstanding. First off the dolphins are born there...the staff is great and very caring. If the dolphins don't feel like participating they aren't forced... More
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lauramarkoreilly
1 September 2016|
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Response from MicheleMTomM | Reviewed this property |
We don't think they meet cruise ships. If you can plan ahead, make a reservation. But, they depart at a harbor located 20 min. below Kona Kailua. They depart about 8:30 am. But, please check with company.
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