Dolphin Quest Oahu - Family-Friendly Dolphin Swim Experiences at Kahala Hotel tours, activities, fun things to do in Oahu(Hawaii)|VELTRA

Dolphin Quest Oahu - Family-Friendly Dolphin Swim Experiences at Kahala Hotel

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What to expect

Swim with dolphins in Hawaii! Join Dolphin Quest's marine specialists on a once in lifetime experience. Each Dolphin Encounter is unique, different, fun and always extraordinary. Feed, play and swim with dolphins!

Packages

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35-min Premium Dolphin Adventure
Total:
Price per Adult/Child :
Adult/Child (Age 5 & over)
USD 344.50
USD 344.50
Total:
Adult/Child (Age 5 & over)
USD 344.50
USD 344.50
Price per Adult/Child :

Experience meeting and mingling with dolphins in the ocean lagoon and learn about their individual personalities and unique behaviors.

• Total duration: 1 hour
• Time with dolphins: 35 minutes
• Ages: 5+
• Group size: 6 people max
• Water depth: Swimming & Shallows
• Kids under 10 must be accompanied by a participating adult 18+
• Feed dolphins, touch them, play and swim with them!

Overview

Afternoon
1.5 hour(s)
Available Daily
Without pick-up
Accessible
Inclusions: Dolphin Adventure (30 minute encounter)

Schedule

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10:30

Check-in at the Kahala Hotel & Resort (Dolphin Quest)

11:00
Safety Briefing (5 mins)
11:05
Dolphin Meeting & Orientation (20 mins)
11:25
Dolphin Adventure (35 mins)
DQO-family3
12:00

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 wheelchair accessible.
  • Children 5 years old and above can participate in this activity.
  • Dolphin Encounter programs are not for expectant mothers.
  • Personal cameras and GoPros are not allowed in our program areas. However, 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. You may also take pictures of our animals before or after your program from the spectator side of the ropes and railings.
  • 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 enough time to arrive in time for your check-in, 30 minutes prior.
  • You will not be permitted to rebook your tour or receive a refund within 48 hours of your check-in for any reason. This includes, but not limited to, missing your flight to Hawaii, being unable to enter Hawaii, issues with the Hawaii Safe Travels Program, illness or other health emergency, etc.
  • Each child ages 5-9 years old must be accompanied by a paying adult (18 & over).

Other requirements

  • Participants are required to sign a liability waiver at the time of check-in.
  • Participants must be able to follow directions and instructions provided by the guided trainer and other Crew Members and be able to move about freely within the water environment.
  • Participants must be comfortable in the water and be able to manage their movements as instructed in and around the animals while wearing required water safety gear.
  • Participants must be able to physically move from one location to another by crossing sand, climbing stairs, traversing floating platforms, have mobility between standing and sitting positions, crossing slippery and unlevel surfaces both in and out of the water.
  • Participants may not wear any jewelry in the water with live animals.
  • Participants can expect to be around large marine mammals as well as other marine animals within the natural environment. Our dolphins have been trained for interactions, but as wild animals, their behavior can still be unpredictable.

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

  • You can book a maximum of 12.

Required items to bring & attire

  • Towel
  • Wear swimsuit under clothing
  • Change of clothes

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.
  • This activity may be changed or canceled for your safety, medical issues or comfort.
  • All participants who go in the water must wear a flotation device.
  • Parking validation available.
  • 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.
  • The Kahala pool and jacuzzi are reserved for Kahala Hotel guests only. However, the beach (with the exception of beach chairs and cabanas) is open to the public and everyone is welcome to visit the stores and restaurants while visiting the Kahala Hotel & Resort.
  • Dolphin Quest’s photographers will be taking posed and candid photos throughout your program. Your program photos are available for a post-program purchase.
  • 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
25-min Dolphin Encounter
Total:
Price per Adult/Child :
Adult/Child (Age 5 & over)
USD 256.54
USD 256.54
Total:
Adult/Child (Age 5 & over)
USD 256.54
USD 256.54
Price per Adult/Child :

• Total duration: 30 minutes
• Time with dolphins: 25 minutes
• Ages: 5 and up
• Group size: 6 people max
• Water depth: Swimming & Shallows
• Dolphins come to you for a close-up look. Hands-on greeting with dolphins as you wade into the ocean lagoon
• Feed dolphins, touch them, play and swim with them!
• Children under age 10 must be accompanied by a participating adult 18+

Overview

Morning, Afternoon
1 hour(s)
Available Daily
Without pick-up
Accessible
Inclusions: Dolphin Encounter (25 minute encounter)

Schedule

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Start time :
08:30

Check-in at the Kahala Hotel & Resort (Dolphin Quest)

09:00
Safety Briefing (5 mins)
09:05
Dolphin Encounter (25 mins)
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09:30

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 wheelchair accessible.
  • Children 5 years old and above can participate in this activity.
  • Dolphin Encounter programs are not for expectant mothers.
  • Personal cameras and GoPros are not allowed in our program areas. However, 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. You may also take pictures of our animals before or after your program from the spectator side of the ropes and railings.
  • 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 enough time to arrive in time for your check-in, 30 minutes prior.
  • You will not be permitted to rebook your tour or receive a refund within 48 hours of your check-in for any reason. This includes, but not limited to, missing your flight to Hawaii, being unable to enter Hawaii, issues with the Hawaii Safe Travels Program, illness or other health emergency, etc.
  • Each child ages 5-9 years old must be accompanied by a paying adult (18 & over).

Other requirements

  • Participants are required to sign a liability waiver at the time of check-in.
  • Participants must be able to follow directions and instructions provided by the guided trainer and other Crew Members and be able to move about freely within the water environment.
  • Participants must be comfortable in the water and be able to manage their movements as instructed in and around the animals while wearing required water safety gear.
  • Participants must be able to physically move from one location to another by crossing sand, climbing stairs, traversing floating platforms, have mobility between standing and sitting positions, crossing slippery and unlevel surfaces both in and out of the water.
  • Participants may not wear any jewelry in the water with live animals.
  • Participants can expect to be around large marine mammals as well as other marine animals within the natural environment. Our dolphins have been trained for interactions, but as wild animals, their behavior can still be unpredictable.

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

  • You can book a maximum of 5.

Required items to bring & attire

  • Towel
  • Wear swimsuit under clothing
  • Change of clothes

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.
  • This activity may be changed or canceled for your safety, medical issues or comfort.
  • All participants who go in the water must wear a flotation device.
  • Parking validation available.
  • 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.
  • The Kahala pool and jacuzzi are reserved for Kahala Hotel guests only. However, the beach (with the exception of beach chairs and cabanas) is open to the public and everyone is welcome to visit the stores and restaurants while visiting the Kahala Hotel & Resort.
  • Dolphin Quest’s photographers will be taking posed and candid photos throughout your program. Your program photos are available for a post-program purchase.
  • 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-min Dolphin Encounter for Toddlers
Total:
Price per Adult :
Adult (Age 18 & over)
USD 183.25
USD 183.25
Total:
Adult (Age 18 & over)
USD 183.25
USD 183.25
Price per Adult :
Child (Age 5-17)
USD 183.25
Infant (Age 0-4)
USD 183.25

The perfect option for a toddler to meet and interact with a dolphin!

• Total duration: 15 minutes
• Time with dolphins: 10 minutes
• Group size: 5 people
• Water depth: Dockside
• Prices are for ONE toddler (Ages 0-4) and ONE adult (18+). An additional adult may accompany the toddler with the purchase of an add-on ticket available at checkout

Child (Age 5-17)
USD 183.25
Infant (Age 0-4)
USD 183.25

Overview

Morning, Afternoon
0.5 hour(s)
Available Daily
Without pick-up
Accessible
Inclusions: Dolphin Encounter (10 minute encounter)

Schedule

View All
Start time :
10:30

Check-in at the Kahala Hotel & Resort (Dolphin Quest)

10:40
Safety Briefing (5min)
10:45
Dockside Dolphin Encounter (10min)
10:55

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 wheelchair accessible.
  • Children 5 years old and above can participate in this activity.
  • Dolphin Encounter programs are not for expectant mothers.
  • Personal cameras and GoPros are not allowed in our program areas. However, 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. You may also take pictures of our animals before or after your program from the spectator side of the ropes and railings.
  • 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 enough time to arrive in time for your check-in, 30 minutes prior.
  • You will not be permitted to rebook your tour or receive a refund within 48 hours of your check-in for any reason. This includes, but not limited to, missing your flight to Hawaii, being unable to enter Hawaii, issues with the Hawaii Safe Travels Program, illness or other health emergency, etc.

Other requirements

  • Participants are required to sign a liability waiver at the time of check-in.
  • Participants must be able to follow directions and instructions provided by the guided trainer and other Crew Members and be able to move about freely within the water environment.
  • Participants must be comfortable in the water and be able to manage their movements as instructed in and around the animals while wearing required water safety gear.
  • Participants must be able to physically move from one location to another by crossing sand, climbing stairs, traversing floating platforms, have mobility between standing and sitting positions, crossing slippery and unlevel surfaces both in and out of the water.
  • Participants may not wear any jewelry in the water with live animals.
  • Participants can expect to be around large marine mammals as well as other marine animals within the natural environment. Our dolphins have been trained for interactions, but as wild animals, their behavior can still be unpredictable.

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

  • You can book a minimum of 2 and maximum of 8.

Required items to bring & attire

  • Towel
  • Wear swimsuit under clothing
  • Change of clothes

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.
  • This activity may be changed or canceled for your safety, medical issues or comfort.
  • All participants who go in the water must wear a flotation device.
  • Parking validation available.
  • 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.
  • The Kahala pool and jacuzzi are reserved for Kahala Hotel guests only. However, the beach (with the exception of beach chairs and cabanas) is open to the public and everyone is welcome to visit the stores and restaurants while visiting the Kahala Hotel & Resort.
  • Dolphin Quest’s photographers will be taking posed and candid photos throughout your program. Your program photos are available for a post-program purchase.
  • 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

Reviews

Made my Hawaii trip

2022/03/18 Families Kara

Thank you Dolphin quest!!My favorite sea animal and it was awesome to get lose and personal with them!

Excellent Program and Fun To Do!

2021/07/19 Families Tina M

My family (especially my children) thoroughly enjoyed swimming with the dolphins. They were apprehensive before we got there, but once we met our guide, (Alisha), she made us all feel at ease. It was a really enjoyable e...

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Great experience

2019/01/01 Families with Young Children Robin

We took our 2 girls, 6 and 8. Water was slightly cool and it was windy which made the girls cold but it was fine otherwise. The dolphins were so sweet and playful and the trainers were great and good with our daughters...

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Activity Provider Dolphin Quest (Oahu)

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FAQ

Q. How far in advance should I book this activity?
A. We recommend booking at least 1-2 weeks in advance. If you have very specific schedule requirements and are not flexible, please book sooner. Last minute availability is often possible, but limited.
Q. Are you required to wear a life jacket?
A. Yes, life jackets will be required to be worn at all times during this interactive program.
Q. Does Dolphone Quest have a gift shop?
A. Yes, Dolphin Quest Oahu has a gift shop located in the Guest Services area. The gift shop is filled with Dolphin Quest and marine-themed items, includeing plush animals, t-shirts, rash guards, towels, jewelry, ornaments, toys, books, and much more.

Q. Do you offer videos of the program?
A. No, Dolphin Quest Oahu does not offer videos of your programs. Non-participating guests and family members are welcome to film you during your program from the spectator side of the ropes and railings.
Q. Do you provide towles?
A. No. Dolphin Quest does not provide towels. You need to bring your own. However, towels are also available for purchase in the retail area or a gift shop.
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Payment / Cancellation Policy

Payment Methods
  • Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • For parties of 6 or less: Any cancellations made after 17:00 local time, 3 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
    • For parties of 7 or more: Any cancellations made after 17:00 local time, 15 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
Change Policy
  • For parties of 6 or less: A rescheduling fee of $75.00 per person will be charged for rescheduled reservations received within 3 business days of the activity.
    • For parties of 7 or more: A rescheduling fee of $75.00 per person will be charged for rescheduled reservations received within 15 business days of the activity.

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Dolphin Quest Oahu - Family-Friendly Dolphin Swim Experiences at Kahala Hotel
Swim with dolphins in Hawaii! Join Dolphin Quest's marine specialists on a once in lifetime experience. Each Dolphin Encounter is unique, different, fun and always extraordinary. Feed, play and swim with dolphins!