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Dolphin Swim Adventures with OneLoveOneSpirit

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Address: Honokohau Small Boat Harbor, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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+1 808-987-0359

We offer 4-hour shared and private Dolphin Swim Adventures, and a 6-hour...

We offer 4-hour shared and private Dolphin Swim Adventures, and a 6-hour Private Dolphin Swim Combo featuring a Snorkel Tour at Kealakekua Bay Marine Preserve (Catain Cook's Monument). Many of our trips include whale watching (seasonal) and a daytime swim with Mantas.

      Experience the magic of observing and swimming with Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins in the wild. We specialize in respectful, educational, and joyful encounters with the Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins along the Kona Coast. This is a small group experience with no more than 6 passengers.

      Our professional team includes experienced and informed guides who pay personal attention to our guests; they are sensitive to your expectations and are able to balance those expectations with the dolphins' needs and tolerance of human interaction to ensure you, and the dolphins, have a great experience.

      Snorkel equipment, food, and beverages are provided. Our guests frequently tell us this adventure was the highlight of their vacation on the Big Island of Hawaii. We hope to see you soon!

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What a talented captain that can drop 5 people in the water to meet up with the somewhat elusive Dolphin pods, leave the area and come back to get you and take you to meet up with... read more

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Miami, Florida

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Miami, Florida
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a talented captain that can drop 5 people in the water to meet up with the somewhat elusive Dolphin pods, leave the area and come back to get you and take you to meet up with the pods again. The dolphins were not into playing and were on a mission to get somewhere as well as being hard to... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Saw 100-150 dolphins. Our guides were passionate, knowledgeable, and had a good sense of humor. Possibly our favorite part was Scout, the dog who apparently goes on every tour. He was running all over the boat and couldn't wait to jump in the water. If I had one piece of advice, it would be to WEAR SUNSCREEN ON YOUR BACK.

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Burbank, California
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

This was our second time to go out with OneLoveOneSpirit and this time we went with a different captain and guide. This time we went with Captain Kit and Shelley and they were fantastic! The guides were patient and helpful and went out of their way to make sure you had a good experience. We had a group of girls... More 

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

My 5 year old swam with the dolphins. The people in charge were great. He wasn't afraid and wanted to go back. No pictures as they will take and sell to you. Well worth it

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Eagan, Minnesota
1 review
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We had a wonderful day with Captain Mike and Sammy; they were great at explaining things and we saw and swam with many (hundreds) of beaurtiful dolphins; was truly exceptional and exhilerating. We even saw some whales,a manta ray and a sea turtle. Was a wonderful experience and would really recommend it to anyone who loves dolphins. Would recommend Mike... More 

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Reviewed 3 April 2017

This was my third time going for a dolphin swim with OneLoveOneSpirit. I went with two friends and we all had a great experience. We saw humpback whales and bottlenose dolphins and swam with spinner dolphins. We were in an area with other boats and people, but the dolphins seemed to be having a good time interacting with the people.... More 

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Makawao, Hawaii
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

My son & I went out on the dolphin excursion with Mike & crew & mascot "Scout" (the dog) & were so fortunate to not only swim with 100 dolphins, but 4 Manta rays, & 2 small sharks! AND had a mom & baby whale breach right by our boat several times! It was the highlight of our trip for... More 

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Kohala Coast, Hawaii
2 reviews
Reviewed 28 February 2017

What an amazing excursion. Spent a wonderful morning swimming with the dolphins and observing the whales. The trip could not have been better. However, it was a rocky start because someone along the line transposed my phone number and we didn't get the text telling us the meeting spot at the marina had changed. I was irritated but the crew... More 

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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

I went with my little sister and my mother. When we got there we had a short briefing explaining everything. The small group we were with was very friendly. The dog was extremely friendly and cute to. The food was fresh and tasted amazing. They had fruit, cookies, chips, and other snacks. There was a bathroom and a hose with... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
1 review
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Very knowledgeable captain and a laid back Hawaii experience we saw numerous whales and had three opportunities to swim with a large group of dolphins

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