Dolphin Quest Hawaii - Dolphin Interaction & Dolphin Swim Program tours, activities, fun things to do in Big Island(Hawaii)|VELTRA
Dolphin Quest Hawaii - Dolphin Interaction & Dolphin Swim Program
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What to expect

Dive into an ocean-fed Hawaiian lagoon and swim with a dolphin during a unique interactive Hawaii dolphin experience with friendly dolphins! You will have the experience of a lifetime in a safe and controlled setting that is perfect for all ages.

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30-minute Deluxe Encounter (For ages 5 & up)
Total:
Price per Adult/Child :
Adult/Child (Age 5 & over)
USD 281.68
USD 281.68
Total:
Adult/Child (Age 5 & over)
USD 281.68
USD 281.68
Price per Adult/Child :

Looking for a premium dolphin adventure that features maximum interaction time? Then you will love this encounter, complete with a personalized program tailored for your age and swimming skill. Get ready for 30 minutes feed, touch and play with a dolphin in Hawaii! This dolphin encounter is available only on the Big Island at the Hilton Waikoloa Village.

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Overview

Morning, Afternoon
2 hour(s)
Available Daily
Without pick-up
Not Accessible
Inclusions: Snorkel mask

Schedule

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Start time :
08:00

Check-in at the Dolphin Quest Gift Shop

08:30
Safety Briefing (15 mins)
08:45
Interactive Dolphin Program (30 mins)
USA_Hawaii_Dolphin-Quest
09:45

Check-out

Transportation add-ons

Not available

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

Notes

Restrictions

  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
  • Personal cameras and GoPros are not allowed in the program areas. Someone with you who is not doing the program may take pictures or video your interaction from the spectator side of the ropes and railings.

    Dolphin Quest’s photographers will be taking posed and candid photos throughout your program. Your program photos are available for pre-order at the time of check-in or as a post-program purchase.
  • Children 5 years old and above can participate in this activity.
  • Children under 10 years old must be accompanied by a participating adult, ages 18 and older.

Other requirements

  • Participants are required to sign a liability waiver at the time of check-in.

Booking requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)

  • You can book a maximum of 18.

Required items to bring & attire

  • Swimsuit

Additional notes

  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
  • The activity provider does not assume any responsibility for your valuables and/or personal belongings.
  • The tour guide has full discretion to refuse service to customers based on attire, behavior, physical fitness and condition.
  • Gratuity is not included in the price.
  • Parking validation available.
  • The pools at the Hilton Waikoloa Village are reserved for hotel guests only. The Hilton pools, jacuzzis, and water slides are reserved for Hilton guests only. The beaches and lagoons are also reserved for guests staying at the hotel, but everyone is welcome to visit the stores and restaurants while visiting the Hilton property.
  • Dolphin Quest reserves the right to cancel at any time and with or without notice any Dolphin Encounter Programs. Such cancellation may be due to animal emergency or acts of nature.
  • For guests driving to the Hilton Waikoloa Village, allow at least 30-minutes to walk from the Hilton guest parking lot to the Dolphin Quest Village check-in location.
  • You will not be permitted to rebook or receive a refund should you miss the check-in time. If you are driving, please secure your parking ahead of time and allow at 30-minutes to walk to the check-in location.
  • Due to COVID-19, all guests must follow these policies:
    1. Wear a face covering while on the property
    2. Pass a mandatory health screening at the entrance
    3. Practice Social Distancing when possible
    4. Provide contact information when booking for contact tracing purposes
Currently selected
20-minute Kid's Quest Dolphin Encounter Program (For ages 5 to 9 years old)
Total:
Price per Child :
Child (Age 5-9)
USD 230.37
USD 230.37
Total:
Child (Age 5-9)
USD 230.37
USD 230.37
Price per Child :

Perfect for younger children between the ages of five and nine years old, this shallow water dolphin experience is the perfect combination of safe and fun. This high-energy adventure for kids features a 20 minute face-to-face dolphin encounter filled with laughter, discovery and hands-on learning, and awesome Hawaiian-themed activities and games as well.

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Overview

Morning, Afternoon
1 hour(s)
Available Mon, Thu
Without pick-up
Not Accessible
Inclusions: -

Schedule

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Start time :
08:00

Check-in at the Dolphin Quest Gift Shop

08:30
Activities & Games at the Dolphin Quest Club (10 min)
08:40
Kid's Quest Dolphin Experience (20 min)
DQH-sq5
09:00

Check-out

Transportation add-ons

Not available

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

Notes

Restrictions

  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
  • Personal cameras and GoPros are not allowed in the program areas. Someone with you who is not doing the program may take pictures or video your interaction from the spectator side of the ropes and railings.

    Dolphin Quest’s photographers will be taking posed and candid photos throughout your program. Your program photos are available for pre-order at the time of check-in or as a post-program purchase.
  • Only children ages 5 to 9 years old can participate in this activity.

Other requirements

  • Participants are required to sign a liability waiver at the time of check-in.

Booking requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)

  • You can book a maximum of 12.

Required items to bring & attire

  • Swimsuit

Additional notes

  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
  • The activity provider does not assume any responsibility for your valuables and/or personal belongings.
  • The tour guide has full discretion to refuse service to customers based on attire, behavior, physical fitness and condition.
  • Gratuity is not included in the price.
  • Parking validation available.
  • The pools at the Hilton Waikoloa Village are reserved for hotel guests only. The Hilton pools, jacuzzis, and water slides are reserved for Hilton guests only. The beaches and lagoons are also reserved for guests staying at the hotel, but everyone is welcome to visit the stores and restaurants while visiting the Hilton property.
  • Dolphin Quest reserves the right to cancel at any time and with or without notice any Dolphin Encounter Programs. Such cancellation may be due to animal emergency or acts of nature.
  • For guests driving to the Hilton Waikoloa Village, allow at least 30-minutes to walk from the Hilton guest parking lot to the Dolphin Quest Village check-in location.
  • You will not be permitted to rebook or receive a refund should you miss the check-in time. If you are driving, please secure your parking ahead of time and allow at 30-minutes to walk to the check-in location.
  • Due to COVID-19, all guests must follow these policies:
    1. Wear a face covering while on the property
    2. Pass a mandatory health screening at the entrance
    3. Practice Social Distancing when possible
    4. Provide contact information when booking for contact tracing purposes
Currently selected
10-minute Wee Tots Program for One Toddler (2 to 4 years old) & One Adult
Total:
Price per 1 Group :
1 Group (persons 2)
USD 157.07
USD 157.07
Total:
1 Group (persons 2)
USD 157.07
USD 157.07
Price per 1 Group :

The perfect option for a toddler to meet and interact with a dolphin! This beach-side shallow water experience offers 10 minutes of interaction and some of the cutest picture perfect moments that you will ever experience while you are in Hawaii. Book soon since this dolphin encounter is available only on the Big Island at the Hilton Waikoloa Village.

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Overview

Morning
1 hour(s)
Available Daily
Without pick-up
Not Accessible
Inclusions: -

Schedule

View All
Start time :
09:00

Check-in at the Dolphin Quest Gift Shop

09:30
Safety Briefing (5 mins)
09:35
Wee Tots Dolphin Experience (10 mins)
DQH-sq5
09:45

Check-out

Transportation add-ons

Not available

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

Notes

Restrictions

  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
  • Personal cameras and GoPros are not allowed in the program areas. Someone with you who is not doing the program may take pictures or video your interaction from the spectator side of the ropes and railings.

    Dolphin Quest’s photographers will be taking posed and candid photos throughout your program. Your program photos are available for pre-order at the time of check-in or as a post-program purchase.
  • Toddlers must be accompanied by an adult, ages 18 and older.
  • Toddlers ages 2 to 4 years old can participate in this activity.
  • Participants 5 years old and above can participate in this activity, but must be booked as an "Add-on" at the time of booking.

Other requirements

  • Participants are required to sign a liability waiver at the time of check-in.

Required items to bring & attire

  • Swimsuit

Additional notes

  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
  • The activity provider does not assume any responsibility for your valuables and/or personal belongings.
  • The tour guide has full discretion to refuse service to customers based on attire, behavior, physical fitness and condition.
  • Gratuity is not included in the price.
  • Parking validation available.
  • The pools at the Hilton Waikoloa Village are reserved for hotel guests only. The Hilton pools, jacuzzis, and water slides are reserved for Hilton guests only. The beaches and lagoons are also reserved for guests staying at the hotel, but everyone is welcome to visit the stores and restaurants while visiting the Hilton property.
  • Dolphin Quest reserves the right to cancel at any time and with or without notice any Dolphin Encounter Programs. Such cancellation may be due to animal emergency or acts of nature.
  • For guests driving to the Hilton Waikoloa Village, allow at least 30-minutes to walk from the Hilton guest parking lot to the Dolphin Quest Village check-in location.
  • You will not be permitted to rebook or receive a refund should you miss the check-in time. If you are driving, please secure your parking ahead of time and allow at 30-minutes to walk to the check-in location.
  • Due to COVID-19, all guests must follow these policies:
    1. Wear a face covering while on the property
    2. Pass a mandatory health screening at the entrance
    3. Practice Social Distancing when possible
    4. Provide contact information when booking for contact tracing purposes

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FAQ

Q. Do you have changing area or lockers?
A. Yes, changing areas and lockers are available for use. Dolphin Quest offers changing areas along with lockers in Dolphin Quest Village for program participants. Also, the freshwater shower is available to use outdoor.
It is suggested to come to Dolphin Quest with your swimsuit on under your clothes and ready to go into the water if possible. You may wear sunscreen while in the water, please consider using ocean-safe products. Please Note: Dolphin Quest is not liable for lost or stolen items.
Q. How can I purchase my photos with dolphins?
A. Your program photos are available for a post-program purchase. Pick-up, viewing, and post-program photo orders are located in the Dolphin Quest Gift Shop at Dolphin Quest Village.

Your program photos are available for purchase onsite at Dolphin Quest Hawaii up to five days after your program from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily in the DQ Gift Shop at Dolphin Quest Village. If you are unable to purchase your photos directly from Dolphin Quest Hawaii, on-line photo ordering will be available for 14 days from your program date.
Q. Do you offer videos of the program?
A. Yes, Dolphin Quest Hawaii offers video filming of all programs.
Dolphin Quest videographers film your encounter using GoPro cameras, which is taken both above and below water when appropriate. Videos are provided to you via electronic download to your computer, tablet, or phone within 24 hours of your encounter. Or you can receive your encounter video on DVD or jump drive for a small additional charge. Please note that these videos are available on a first-come, first-served basis, and other guests in your encounter will also appear in your video.

Dolphin Quest Hawaii on the Big Island of Hawaii is the only Dolphin Quest location that offers video filming of all programs. Dolphin Quest facilities on Oahu do NOT offer video filming of their programs at this time. Non-participating guests and family members are welcome to film you during your program from the spectator side of the ropes and railings.
Q. Are there any giftshops?
A. Yes, Dolphin Quest Hawaii has a gift shop located within Dolphin Quest Village. The gift shop is filled with Dolphin Quest and marine-themed items, including t-shirts, rash guards, plush animals, towels, jewelry, ornaments, toys, books, hats, and much more.
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Payment / Cancellation Policy

Payment Methods
  • Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • For parties up to, and including, six (6) participants: Any cancellations made prior to 48 hours of the scheduled program time will receive a full refund. Any rescheduling made prior to 48 hours of the scheduled program time will not be charged a rebooking fee. Any cancellations within 48 hours of scheduled program time will not be refunded.
    For parties of seven (7) or more participants: Any cancellations made prior to 2 weeks of the scheduled program time will receive a full refund. Any rescheduling made prior to 2 weeks of the scheduled program time will not be charged a rebooking fee. Any cancellations within 2 weeks of scheduled program time will not be refunded.
Change Policy
  • For parties up to, and including, six (6) participants: Any rescheduling made within 48 hours of scheduled Encounter Program time will be charged an additional rebooking fee of $75 per guest.
    For parties of seven (7) or more participants: Any rescheduling made within 2 weeks of the scheduled program time will be charged an additional rebooking fee of $75 per guest.

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Dolphin Quest Hawaii - Dolphin Interaction & Dolphin Swim Program
Dive into an ocean-fed Hawaiian lagoon and swim with a dolphin during a unique interactive Hawaii dolphin experience with friendly dolphins! You will have the experience of a lifetime in a safe and controlled setting that is perfect for all ages.