Dolphin Quest Oahu Family-Friendly Dolphin Swim Experience (Kahala Hotel) Instant Confirmation

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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!

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With over 27 years of experience, Dolphin Quest offers some of the most amazing dolphin interactive programs in Hawaii and now you too can enjoy one of the many different options available to get up close personal with these marine mammals. Whether you are wanting to shallow water interaction or want to dive in to swim and frolic with dolphins, there is an option for everyone! You can also be rest assured that with their focus on animal care, scientific study, as well as environmental stewardship, both you and the dolphins are in good hands.
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Price
Dolphin Encounter [25min]
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2 Select the amount (participants, hours, vehicles, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 10.
Adult/Child (Age 5 & over)
USD 235.60
USD 235.60
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Adult/Child (Age 5 & over)
USD 235.60
USD 235.60
GE Tax 4.712% included
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.
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 1 - 2 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up:
    You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
    • Waikiki (requires 24 hrs advanced notice) + USD 15.00 x per person
      Waikiki (requires 24 hrs advanced notice) + USD 15.00 x per person
  • Inclusion: Dolphin Encounter (25 minute encounter)
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Starting time: 09:00 - 16:00 (Show details)
Starting time: 09:00 10:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 (Hide details)
  • 08:00-08:30 Check-in at the Dolphin Quest Gift Shop
  • 09:00 Safety Briefing (5min)
  • 09:05 Dolphin Encounter (25min)
  • 09:30-10:00 Check-out
Add-ons:
Waikiki Transportation for Ride-Along Customers (per person) + USD 25.00
Waikiki Transportation for Ride-Along Customers (per person) + USD 25.00
This add-on allows you to purchase additional transportation seats for accompanying guests who will not be participating in a dolphin program. *Requires 24 hrs advanced notice.
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Dolphin Adventure [30min]
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2 Select the amount (participants, hours, vehicles, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 8.
Adult/Child (Age 5 & over)
USD 324.61
USD 324.61
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Adult/Child (Age 5 & over)
USD 324.61
USD 324.61
GE Tax 4.712% included
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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 30 minutes of non-stop excitement as you feed, touch and play with a dolphin
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 1.5 - 2.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up:
    You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
    • Waikiki (requires 24 hrs advanced notice) + USD 15.00 x per person
      Waikiki (requires 24 hrs advanced notice) + USD 15.00 x per person
  • Inclusion: Dolphin Adventure (30 minute encounter)
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  • 10:00-10:30 Check-in at the Dolphin Quest Gift Shop
  • 11:00 Safety Briefing (5min)
  • 11:05 Dolphin Meeting & Orientation (20min)
  • 11:25 Dolphin Adventure (35min)
  • 12:00-12:30 Check-out
Add-ons:
Waikiki Transportation for Ride-Along Customers (per person) + USD 25.00
Waikiki Transportation for Ride-Along Customers (per person) + USD 25.00
This add-on allows you to purchase additional transportation seats for accompanying guests who will not be participating in a dolphin program. *Requires 24 hrs advanced notice.
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Dolphin Encounter & Kids' Aquatic Adventure [20min]
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2 Select the amount (participants, hours, vehicles, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 10.
Adult/Child (Age 5 & over)
USD 208.38
USD 208.38
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Adult/Child (Age 5 & over)
USD 208.38
USD 208.38
GE Tax 4.712% included
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Perfect for "keikis" (kids), this hands-on adventure features a face-to-face 20-minute shallow water dolphin encounter, a rendezvous with Hawaiian reef fish and other marine animals, all combined with a variety of fun and educational out-of-water activities.
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 2 - 3 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up:
    You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
    • Waikiki (requires 24 hrs advanced notice) + USD 15.00 x per person
      Waikiki (requires 24 hrs advanced notice) + USD 15.00 x per person
  • Inclusion: Hawaiian Reef Fish & Coral Experience / Dolphin Encounter (20 minute encounter)
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  • 08:00-08:30 Check-in at the Dolphin Quest Gift Shop
  • 09:00 Safety Briefing (10min)
  • 09:10 Fun Educational Activities (1hour)
  • 10:10 Dolphin Encounter (20min)
  • 10:30-11:00 Check-out
Add-ons:
Waikiki Transportation for Ride-Along Customers (per person) + USD 25.00
Waikiki Transportation for Ride-Along Customers (per person) + USD 25.00
This add-on allows you to purchase additional transportation seats for accompanying guests who will not be participating in a dolphin program. *Requires 24 hrs advanced notice.
Package detail / Schedule
Mini Dolphin Encounter [10min]
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2 Select the amount (participants, hours, vehicles, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 5.
Adult/Child (Age 5 & over)
USD 197.91
USD 197.91
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Adult/Child (Age 5 & over)
USD 197.91
USD 197.91
GE Tax 4.712% included
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Have a quick and fun dolphin meet and greet, where you can touch, feed and play with dolphins in a shallow water lagoon.
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 1 - 2 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up:
    You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
    • Waikiki (requires 24 hrs advanced notice) + USD 15.00 x per person
      Waikiki (requires 24 hrs advanced notice) + USD 15.00 x per person
  • Inclusion: Dolphin Dip (10 minute encounter)
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Starting time: 09:00 (Summer Only) 10:00
Starting time: 09:00 (Summer Only) 10:00
  • 08:00-08:30 Check-in at the Dolphin Quest Gift Shop
  • 09:00 Safety Briefing (5min)
  • 09:05 Dolphin Encounter (10min)
  • 09:15-09:45 Check-out
Add-ons:
Waikiki Transportation for Ride-Along Customers (per person) + USD 25.00
Waikiki Transportation for Ride-Along Customers (per person) + USD 25.00
This add-on allows you to purchase additional transportation seats for accompanying guests who will not be participating in a dolphin program. *Requires 24 hrs advanced notice.
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Dolphin Encounter for Toddlers [10min]
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2 Select the amount (participants, hours, vehicles, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 8.
Adult (Age 18 & over)
USD 156.02
USD 156.02
Youth (Age 5-17)
USD 156.02
USD 156.02
Infant (Age 0-4)
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Adult (Age 18 & over)
USD 156.02
USD 156.02
Youth (Age 5-17)
USD 156.02
USD 156.02
Infant (Age 0-4)
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free
GE Tax 4.712% included
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The perfect option for a toddler to meet and interact with a dolphin! This dock-side shallow water experience offers 10 minutes of interaction and some of the cutest picture perfect moments in Hawaii!
Please Note: Prices are for one toddler (0 to 4 years old) and one adult (18 years old or over).
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 1 - 2 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up:
    You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
    • Waikiki (requires 24 hrs advanced notice) + USD 15.00 x per person
      Waikiki (requires 24 hrs advanced notice) + USD 15.00 x per person
  • Inclusion: Dolphin Encounter (10 minute encounter)
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  • 09:40-10:10 Check-in at the Dolphin Quest Gift Shop
  • 10:40 Safety Briefing (5min)
  • 10:45 Dolphin Encounter (15min)
  • 11:00-11:30 Check-out
Add-ons:
Waikiki Transportation for Ride-Along Customers (per person) + USD 25.00
Waikiki Transportation for Ride-Along Customers (per person) + USD 25.00
This add-on allows you to purchase additional transportation seats for accompanying guests who will not be participating in a dolphin program. *Requires 24 hrs advanced notice.
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Premier Experience for 3 people [30 min]
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2 Select the amount (participants, hours, vehicles, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 1.
1 Group (persons 1-3)
USD 1,020.94
USD 1,020.94
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1 Group (persons 1-3)
USD 1,020.94
USD 1,020.94
GE Tax 4.712% included
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Get ready for an exclusive dolphin encounter where you can enjoy swimming and playing with dolphins in a personalized session in your own private group. Experience a shallow water interactive dolphin encounter, view dolphins underwater with masks and even have your choice of bonus activity!

Please Note: A maximum of three (3) participants may participate in this activity. Each child under 4 years old must be accompanied by an adult (18 & over).
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 1.5 - 2.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up:
    You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
    • Waikiki (requires 24 hrs advanced notice) + USD 15.00 x per person
      Waikiki (requires 24 hrs advanced notice) + USD 15.00 x per person
  • Inclusion: Dolphin Encounter (30 minute encounter)
  • Schedule
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Starting time: 08:45 14:45 15:45
Starting time: 08:45 14:45 15:45
  • 07:45-08:15 Check-in at the Dolphin Quest Gift Shop
  • 08:45 Safety Briefing (5min)
  • 08:50 Bonus Activity (10min)
  • 09:00 Dolphin Encounter (30min)
  • 09:30-10:00 Check-out
Add-ons:
Waikiki Transportation for Ride-Along Customers (per person) + USD 25.00
Waikiki Transportation for Ride-Along Customers (per person) + USD 25.00
This add-on allows you to purchase additional transportation seats for accompanying guests who will not be participating in a dolphin program. *Requires 24 hrs advanced notice.
Package detail / Schedule
Family Swim Program for 6 people [25min]
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2 Select the amount (participants, hours, vehicles, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 1.
1 Group (persons 1-5)
USD 1,544.50
USD 1,544.50
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1 Group (persons 1-5)
USD 1,544.50
USD 1,544.50
GE Tax 4.712% included
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Get ready to swim and interact with dolphins for up to 25-minutes! The perfect choice for families and groups of friends, this private dolphin swim includes a shallow water interactive dolphin encounter with underwater viewing, and each encounter is uniquely tailored for you and your group.

Please Note: A maximum of five (5) participants may participate in this activity. There are no age restrictions for this activity, but each child 4 years old and below must be accompanied in the water by a parent or guardian.
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 1 - 2 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up:
    You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
    • Waikiki (requires 24 hrs advanced notice) + USD 15.00 x per person
      Waikiki (requires 24 hrs advanced notice) + USD 15.00 x per person
  • Inclusion: Dolphin Encounter (25 minute encounter)
  • Schedule
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Starting time: 09:00 - 16:00 (Show details)
Starting time: 09:00 10:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 (Hide details)
  • 08:00-08:30 Check-in at the Dolphin Quest Gift Shop
  • 09:00 Safety Briefing (5min)
  • 09:05 Dolphin Encounter (25min)
  • 09:30-10:00 Check-out
Add-ons:
Waikiki Transportation for Ride-Along Customers (per person) + USD 25.00
Waikiki Transportation for Ride-Along Customers (per person) + USD 25.00
This add-on allows you to purchase additional transportation seats for accompanying guests who will not be participating in a dolphin program. *Requires 24 hrs advanced notice.
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    • 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.
Additional Note(s)
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    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • Gratuity is not included in the price.
    • All participants who go in the water must wear a flotation device.
    • Parking validation available.
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How far in advance should I book this activity?
  • 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.
Are you required to wear a life jacket?
  • Yes, life jackets will be required to be worn at all times during this interactive program.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 18:00 local time, 3 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
Change policy
  • Each guest will be subject to a $75.00 fee for any rescheduling.
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Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 1 - 3 hour(s)
Availability Daily

LATEST 5-STAR REVIEWS

by: Mr. Anonymous
I've never been close to a dolphin before, so actually being able to touch one was a new experience for me (they're softer than I expected). The trainer that was with me was Christian, and he was ...more
by: Maggie
My daughter loved it!! Such a great experience for young kids, they get educated, played, touched lovely dolphins. Trainers are experienced and very friendly.
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