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Oahu Dolphin Cruise & Paradise Cove Luau Combo

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Two popular attractions for one low price! Watch wild dolphins or even swim among them and then spend the night at the award-winning Paradise Cove Luau.

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Snorkel by day and go to a luau at night! With your choice of a thrilling ocean raft or a relaxing catamaran sail, see Oahu's beautiful and playful spinner dolphins in the wild. Snorkel at two other sites including turtle town and a Hawaiian reef. After a day in the water, end your night at Paradise Cove Luau. Located on 12 private oceanfront acres, this popular luau offers an experience of Hawaiian culture through a delicious island feast, traditional activities and an award-winning night show after sunset.
Whale Watching! Every year Humpback Whales migrate to the warm waters of Hawaii, and although not guaranteed, they are often seen between the months of December and April.

Boat Information:
Name: Ko Olina Explorer
Holole'a Kai
Size: 44ft. RIB (Rigid-Inflatable Boat) 53ft. Gold Coast Catamaran
Capacity: 30 Passengers 49 Passengers
Amenities: Powered by twin 250 HP outboard motors taking passengers up the
coastline at a nice speed. She features an on-board restroom for
comfort and ease.
A perfect combination of luxury and state-of-the-art design, the
catamaran cruiser include a cushioned suntan deck, teak bar, male and
female restrooms, and a fresh water outdoor shower.
Safety: Lifeguard-certified crew members always on board
Accessibility: All vessels are not wheelchair accessible
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This activity is not available to book at this time.
  • All Packages
    • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
    • If less than 6 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
    • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
    • All guests must be able to walk up steps to board the boat, and climb up and down a ladder to get on and off at snorkel locations.
    • All participants must be able to swim to be able to enter the water.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
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    • Hat
    • Sunglasses
    • Towel
    • Swimsuit
    • Sunscreen
    • Sweatshirt / light jacket
    • Change of clothing appropriate for the Luau
Requirement(s) - Others
  • All Packages
    • The Snorkel & the Luau must be completed on the same day.
Additional Note(s)
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    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • The menu is subject to change without notice.
    • You will share the transportation with other customers.
    • Gratuity is not included in the price.
    • All participants who go in the water must wear a flotation device.
    • Drinks are available for purchase.
    • If you are driving on your own, you will be required to pay a parking fee.
    • Dolphin sightings are not guaranteed, UNLESS you purchase the additional "Dolphin Guarantee" add-on.
    • This is a "bare foot" cruise and all footwear must be left on the dock in secured container.
    • Storage is available on board the boat under the seats to keep bags and other personal items dry.
    • Luau COMBO guests are to be picked up by Ko Olina Ocean Adventures from Waikiki and after the tour is complete, the guests will have an opportunity to shower off at the beach showers located in the fourth lagoon open area. They may then take the shuttle or be taken by Ko Olina Ocean Adventures to Paradise Cove and return with Paradise Cove transportation to Waikiki. Some Paradise Cove drop off locations may not be the same as the pick-up locations due to the size of Paradise Cove motor coaches.
    • Cameras and wetsuits are available for rental at additional cost.
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Can I swim with dolphins on this tour?
  • The Ocean Rafting tour is the only option where your captain and crew will try to get you into the water with the dolphins. Since these marine mammals are wild, you will not literally swim with them, but instead you will be asked to enter the water and passively float as the dolphins swim around or below you. This interaction is not guaranteed since it is completely dependent on the behavior and mood of the dolphins.
Do I need to be able to swim to participate?
  • No, and life jackets are available for anyone that would like to wear one. There will also be a snorkel lesson before you get in the water.
What kind of boat will be used?
  • The "Ko Olina Explorer" is a 44-foot RIB (riged inflatable boat) is powered by twin 250 HP outboard motors taking passengers up the coastline at a nice speed. She features secure center seating for up to 30 passengers and an on-board restroom for comfort and ease.

    The "Holole'a Kai" is a swift and comfortable 53-foot Gold Coast Catamaran. A perfect combination of luxury and state-of-the-art design, the catamaran cruiser holds up to 49-passengers with amenities that include a cushioned suntan deck, teak bar, male and female restrooms, and a fresh water outdoor shower.
What is the lunch and dinner menu?
  • Dolphin Snorkel Lunch Menu:
    Your choice of Teriyaki Chicken Sandwich, Kalua Pulled Pork Sandwich, or Veggie Burger with Pasta Salad and Fresh Fruit. The Gluten Free option is Kaulua Pulled Pork with Rice.

    Luau Dinner Menu:
    Appetizer: Tossed Green Salad with Dressing & Macaroni Salad

    Entr?e: Poi, Lomi Lomi Salmon Fried Chicken, Island Fish with Macadamia Nut Cr?me Sauce, Kalua Pig, Steamed White Rice, Taro Dinner Rolls & Butter

    Dessert: Fresh Pineapple Chunks, Haupia, Coconut Cake, and Hot Coffee & Tea

    Gluten Free Buffet Options: Mesclun Greens with Dressing, Lomi Lomi Salmon, Poi, Steamed White Rice, Kalua Pig, Haupia, and Pineapple Wedges

    Vegetarian Option: A Vegetarian Meal (Veggie Lasagna in addition to the buffet) is available with at least 24-hours notice for the Deluxe Package only. Vegetarian buffet options include, but are not limited to, Mesclun Salad with Dressing, Pasta Salad, Macaroni Salad, Poi, Steamed White Rice, and Pineapple Wedges
Are prescription masks available?
  • Yes, prescription masks are available up to a number 5. You can request them from the crew when you get on the boat.
Will we be able to rinse off after the snorkel?
  • Yes. After the snorkeling tour, guests will have the opportunity to shower off at the beach showers in the fourth lagoon area at Ko Olina. The shuttle will then take them to Paradise Cove.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 17:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.


(5.00/5.00) 5.00 / 5
(15 reviews)

Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 9 - 17 hour(s)
Availability Daily


Overall, the dolphin cruise and Paradise Cove luau was well worth it! The instructions were clear on where we'd get picked up, and it was at our hotel. The driver was 10 minutes early and called o...more
We enjoyed the whole day the boat was great and the people were friendly
It was an amazing trip snorkeling and they even were able to get us to see the wild dolphins! Highly recommend!!

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