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Dolphin Discoveries

#5 of 201 Tours in Kailua-Kona Features Animals
Kaleiopapa Street, Keauhou Bay, Boat Launch Ramp, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
+1 808-322-8000
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Great dolphin swimming and snorkeling

This was a great experience. The tour was well organized, the swimming with the dolphins and the... read more

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52024Jules
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Portland, Oregon
Dolphin/snorkeling

Nick was fabulous and took the time to show us volcanic remains from the ocean side. He spent time... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago
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Dolphin Discoveries offers unique ocean experiences that will touch your heart and live in your memory for a lifetime!
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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

This was a great experience. The tour was well organized, the swimming with the dolphins and the snorkeling were superb, and Captain Nick was a great 'tour guide.'

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Nick was fabulous and took the time to show us volcanic remains from the ocean side. He spent time sharing info about the island as well. Keep up the great work Nick..you will make a wonderful husband and dad!!!

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Thank 450reginat
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were on a boat of 6 people with captain Nick, who I can highly recommend! He showed very much feeling in where to park the boat so we could meet the dolphins. We saw tons of them. He even took us out onto the...More

Thank paul_weindl
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great experience! Highly recommended. Captain Erica is really knowledgeable about the ocean and sea life. We saw so many dolphins, and she and Amanda knew where to go for the best reef viewing in the bay. The snacks were nice, the awning kept shade for...More

Thank chinchillagorilla
Reviewed 3 days ago

The morning we went there weren't any dolphins in the regular areas. The captain took us a far ways just to find the dolphin pods. Thanks so much! Swimming with dolphins was an incredible experience.

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Thank Ernesto R
Reviewed 3 days ago

We are a family of 7 (kids range from 12 - 19) and everyone had a blast. Check-in was easy to find and we had the pleasure of going out with Kim and Erika for the dolphin discovery. Withing 25-30 minutes they discovered dolphins at...More

Thank lovetotravel0922
Reviewed 3 days ago

Priceless. A memory I will treasure for life, the snorkel tour with my mom and 2 nice ladies from California, felt like we had a private tour guided by a genuinly good captain Mike. Educational and fun, definitely worth every penny, we had to leave...More

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Thank TurtleRon
Reviewed 4 days ago

Throughout the trip Sian provided history and information regarding the sites and dolphin/fish that we saw and passed, A small group of 6 of us headed out with Captain Sian around 8am. There were 2-3 other small boats from the same tour company that went...More

Thank johng3333
Reviewed 4 days ago

I booked a private charter for the Ali'i Adventures for my family of 5 (three kids: 17, 16 & 9) and we had an awesome experience! Captain Mike was great! He found a pod of Dolphins within 30 minutes of leaving the dock (the day...More

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Thank Joe R
Reviewed 5 days ago

This boat ride was astonishing! The food was great and the captains were really nice. The dolphins were delightful and the snorkel in the reef was cool!

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Thank Danise B
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lauramarkoreilly
Hi. We are cruising to Hawaii and stop at Kona September 15 on Celebrity's Solstice. Do you meet the cruise ship?
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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Sandy W
Hi, we are a family of three adults traveling to Kona around noon on Jun 15, do you think we can do like a half day diving/water activity with you on that day? Thank you!
14 June 2016|
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Response from LeeLee L | Reviewed this property |
Their phone number is website dolphin discoveries
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4acadia
My second question on here so I am grateful for any answers. I'm looking at doing the Ali'i Tour to get both the dolphin swim and the Captain Cook snorkeling. I wondered - can you see any manta rays while snorkeling in these places? My son loves them, but I really want to swim with the dolphins so I'd love to think he might see one...don't think he could do the night swim with the mantas b/c he's not that strong a swimmer and honestly can't afford to do both. Thanks!!
27 March 2016|
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Response from JD_Berlingeri | Reviewed this property |
You can do dolphin discoveries (highly recommend Capt Erika and Kriss) and go for dinner at Mantas on the bay at the Sheraton and you can see Mantas feeding on plankton while you eat. The lights at the hotel attract plankton... More
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