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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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Beyond Expectations!!

This is hands down the best experience I've been on for a Hawaiian excursion. And I'm a regular... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago
andrewc2121
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Foster City, California
Want to be up close and personal with Hawaiian sea life, book here.

Kim and Captain Mike were fantastic. They really went the extra mile to make sure everyone on the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Elizabeth N
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Florida Panhandle, Florida
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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 3 days ago

This is hands down the best experience I've been on for a Hawaiian excursion. And I'm a regular visitor to Hawaii (all islands) for the past 15 years. Erica and Kriss are just completely awesome!! From the Manta Ray sighting to all the Dolphins, just...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Kim and Captain Mike were fantastic. They really went the extra mile to make sure everyone on the boat saw and experienced the beauty of Hawaii both above and below the water. These are not large groups, so there was a great deal of personal...More

Thank Elizabeth N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Captain Elayne was great, striking the perfect balance between professional guide and fun companion. We found dolphins and got in the water to "swim" with them, making sure to not harass or otherwise bother them. After a few encounters with these awesome beings, we went...More

Thank Lori B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great experience, fantastic attitudes & education. Highlight of trip! Recommended for beginning swimmers and expert divers alike!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of the highlights of our trip to Hawaii. Unbelievably fun and memorable. I took myself and two teen daughters. It's expensive but worth every penny. Erika, Elane and Amanda were fantastic and extremely informative about dolphins and the history of the area....More

Thank EastBrunswickAnne
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mike and Kim were spectacular. We saw dolphins in the first stop and we saw many pods around 70-100 dolphins! They showed us a great time with the dolphins and at captain cooks! Thanks you!

Thank Abraham R
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family had a spectacular time with Dolphin Discoveries! We spent our first day in Hawaii out in the water chasing dolphins, and jumped in a few times to see the dolphins swim below us. The staff was funny, considerate, and efficient, and also gave...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I had an amazing morning with our dolphin discovery crew! My niece was very nervous about going out on a boat or getting into the deep ocean and our captain was awesome with her. She had a wonderful time and even got...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a fantastic time with our crew, Captain Elaine and Amanda. Very respectful of the dolphins, got some great info on the history of Kona and the Big Island, and some other good stories. The dolphins were moving fast all day, Elaine kept us ahead...More

Thank EB008
Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely book with Dolphin Discoveries. Our crew, Captain Elaine and Amanda were fantastic - very respectful of the dolphins and gave us some great history of Kona and the Big Island as well as Captain Cook. Even thought the dolphins were moving fast, they kept...More

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A_NIELSEN_987
28 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
16 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
2 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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