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What to expect

Join the amazing crew of Dolphin Quest as you touch, swim with and even kiss a dolphin during a unique interactive experience that is perfect for all ages!
To protect our visitors and activity providers, precautionary measures will be set up to monitor and mitigate the spread of potential disease. Please see the additional notes below for more details.

Packages

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Dolphin Adventure [35mins with Dolphin]
USD 329.84
USD 329.84
USD 329.84
USD 329.84

Looking for a premium dolphin adventure that features maximum interaction time as well as fun? Then you will love this encounter, complete with personalized interactions tailored for your age and swimming skill. Get ready for 35 minutes of non-stop excitement as you feed, touch and play with a dolphin.

Overview

Afternoon
1.5 - 2.5 hour(s)
Available Daily
With pick-up
Accessible
Inclusions: Dolphin Adventure (30 minute encounter)

Schedule

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10:00-10:30

Check-in

11:00
Safety Briefing (5min)
11:05
Dolphin Meeting & Orientation (20min)
11:25
Dolphin Adventure (35min)
DQO-family3
12:00-12:30

Check-out

Transportation add-ons

You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
Waikiki (requires 24 hrs advanced notice, minimum 2 participants)
+ USD 15.71 x per person
+ USD 15.71 x per person

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.
  • Each child ages 5-9 years old must be accompanied by a paying adult (18 & over).
  • 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.

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 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
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Dolphin Encounter [25min]
USD 239.79
USD 239.79
USD 239.79
USD 239.79

Get up close and personal with a dolphin encounter you will not soon forget! Enjoy 25 minutes of dolphin interaction as you swim alongside them in an intimate group of no more than six participants in a private ocean lagoon. You will also be able to feed, touch and play with them too. With encounters tailored for each group, you will be sure to have an extraordinary time.

Overview

Morning, Afternoon
1 - 2 hour(s)
Available Daily
With pick-up
Accessible
Inclusions: Dolphin Encounter (25 minute encounter)

Schedule

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Start time :
08:00-08:30

Check-in

09:00
Safety Briefing (5min)
09:05
Dolphin Encounter (25min)
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09:30-10:00

Check-out

Transportation add-ons

You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
Waikiki (requires 24 hrs advanced notice, minimum 2 participants)
+ USD 15.71 x per person
+ USD 15.71 x per person

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.
  • Each child ages 5-9 years old must be accompanied by a paying adult (18 & over).
  • 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.

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
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Mini Dolphin Encounter [15min]
USD 197.91
USD 197.91
USD 197.91
USD 197.91

Have a quick and fun dolphin meet and greet, where you can touch, feed and play with dolphins in a shallow water lagoon.

Overview

Morning
1 - 2 hour(s)
Available Daily
With pick-up
Accessible
Inclusions: Dolphin Dip (10 minute encounter)

Schedule

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08:00-08:30

Check-in

09:00
Safety Briefing (5min)
09:05
Dolphin Encounter (10min)
DQO-PExp3
09:15-09:45

Check-out

Transportation add-ons

You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
Waikiki (requires 24 hrs advanced notice, minimum 2 participants)
+ USD 15.71 x per person
+ USD 15.71 x per person

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.
  • Each child ages 5-9 years old must be accompanied by a paying adult (18 & over).
  • 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.

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

Reviews

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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great experience

2017/09/13 Families lnd0809

loved it. a little windy and cold. would be great if there was an outdoor shower to rinse off after for non-hotel guests

great experience

2017/09/13 Families with Young Children lnd0809

kids totally loved it. couldn't stop talking about it after.

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Activity Provider Dolphin Quest (Oahu)

Activity Provider

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 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.

Dolphin Quest Family-Friendly Dolphin Swim Experiences
Join the amazing crew of Dolphin Quest as you touch, swim with and even kiss a dolphin during a unique interactive experience that is perfect for all ages!