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Swim with Wild Dolphins Cruise - Snorkel, Kayak, SUP, 20-Foot Slide [Open Soon]
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What to expect

Swim with wild dolphins in their natural habitat in Hawaii. Then enjoy ocean activities, including a 20-foot waterslide! Tour includes hula entertainment and a taro bun cheeseburger lunch. This dolphin encounter is an experience you'll never forget.
In an effort to maintain the health and safety of both guests and employees, this activity will be temporarily pausing operations. Resumption date is subject to change and bookings cannot be guaranteed past November 19th, 2020.

Packages

Currently selected
Now Available! Morning Cruise (25% Capacity)
USD 163.00
USD 163.00
USD 163.00
USD 163.00
Child (Age 2-11)
USD 130.00

Due to the COVID-19 regulations, all boat tours are currently limited to 25% capacity.
- Boat Capacity: A maximum of 16 guests allowed onboard. Subject to change without notice.
- Number of people allowed per party: Maximum of 5 guests.

Child (Age 2-11)
USD 130.00

Overview

Morning
4.5 - 7 hour(s)
Available Daily
English, Japanese
With pick-up
Lunch
Not Accessible
Inclusions: Beverages (no alcohol) / Lunch / English-speaking guide / Japanese-speaking guide / Snacks / Kayaking equipment / SUP equipment / Rental of snorkel, mask, fins, safety jacket / Ocean activities (Kayaking, Stand up paddle boat, Slider from the boat)

Schedule

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05:15-06:45

Pick-up & Check-in at Waianae Boat Harbor

Driving to West Coast & Briefing in the van (1 hr)
07:00
Staff Greeting (15 mins)
07:15
E’Ho Mai Ceremony - Traditional Group Blessing (15 mins)
E Ho Mai
07:30
Snorkeling Preparations and Dolphin Search (15 mins)
Snorkeling Preparations
07:45
Snorkel Swim with Dolphins (30 mins)
Snorkel Swim with Dolphins
08:15
Snorkel with Tropical Fish & Sea Turtles (45 mins)
Snorkel with Tropical Fish and Sea TurtlesJPG
09:30
Kayaking, SUP & Water Slide (45 mins)
Kayaking, SUP and Water Slide
10:15
Lunch and Entertainment (45 mins)
Oahu_Dolphins and You_hule performance
11:00-12:00

Check-out & Drop-off

Transportation add-ons

You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
Round-trip from Kahala, Waikiki & Ko Olina
free x per person
free x per person

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

Notes

Restrictions

  • Guests with exhaustion are not permitted to participate in this activity.
  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
  • If less than 4 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
  • Children 2 years old and above can participate in this activity.
  • It allow pregnant women to take part in our tour, but advise that it may NOT be safe during later terms. Please be careful not to slip and fall on board.

Other requirements

  • Photography and video filming is not included. Please confirm and pay your guide at the time of the activity.

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

  • You can book a maximum of 5.

Required items to bring & attire

  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Towel
  • Wear swimsuit under clothing
  • Sunscreen
  • Motion sickness preventative
  • Long-sleeve Jacket or Sweat Shirt

Additional notes

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • All participants who go in the water must wear a flotation device.
  • Drinks are available for purchase.
  • Complimentary parking available.
  • Although dolphin sightings are highly likely, they cannot be guaranteed. Refunds will not be issued in the event that dolphins are not encountered.
  • A Photo + Movie combo USB containing quality professional photos taken throughout the day will be available for purchase for $79. (*Price subject to change.)
  • Wetsuits are available to rent upon arrival for $10 each. (*Price subject to change without notice.)
  • The Captain and Crew reserve the right to refuse entry into the water for safety related concerns or conditions. “Swim” or “Watch” dolphin experience will be determined by the captain based on safety, the water conditions and behavior of the dolphins.
  • Due to COVID-19 Safety Protocol:

    - Stringent Cleaning - Increased the frequency of disinfecting surfaces and high traffic areas between each tour, and hand sanitizer will be available to all guests.

    - Social Distancing - We will work to ensure guests stay distanced from each other during all points of the tour. We also ensure that all staff members will be wearing the necessary PPE.

    - Wellness Checks - Employees receive daily wellness checks to ensure they are healthy and symptom-free.
  • If you or anyone in your group is experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms, we will work directly with you to cancel or reschedule your tour.
Currently selected
Now Available! Afternoon Cruise (25% Capacity)
USD 163.00
USD 163.00
USD 163.00
USD 163.00
Child (Age 2-11)
USD 130.00

Due to the COVID-19 regulations, all boat tours are currently limited to 25% capacity.
- Boat Capacity: A maximum of 16 guests allowed onboard. Subject to change without notice.
- Number of people allowed per party: Maximum of 5 guests.

Child (Age 2-11)
USD 130.00

Overview

Afternoon
4.5 - 7 hour(s)
Available Daily
English, Japanese
With pick-up
Lunch
Not Accessible
Inclusions: Beverages (no alcohol) / Lunch / English-speaking guide / Japanese-speaking guide / Snacks / Kayaking equipment / SUP equipment / Rental of snorkel, mask, fins, safety jacket / Ocean activities (Kayaking, Stand up paddle boat, Slider from the boat)

Schedule

View All
09:15-10:45

Pick-up & Check-in at Waianae Boat Harbor

Driving to West Coast & Briefing in the van (1 hr)
11:00
Staff Greeting (15 mins)
11:15
E’Ho Mai Ceremony - Traditional Group Blessing (15 mins)
E Ho Mai
11:30
Snorkeling Preparations and Dolphin Search (15 mins)
Snorkeling Preparations
11:45
Snorkel Swim with Dolphins (30 mins)
Snorkel Swim with Dolphins
12:15
Snorkel with Tropical Fish & Sea Turtles (45 mins)
Snorkel with Tropical Fish and Sea TurtlesJPG
13:30
Kayaking, SUP & Water Slide (45 mins)
Kayaking, SUP and Water Slide
14:15
Lunch and Entertainment (45 mins)
Oahu_Dolphins and You_hule performance
15:00-16:00

Check-out & Drop-off

Transportation add-ons

You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
Round-trip from Kahala, Waikiki & Ko Olina
free x per person
free x per person

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

Notes

Restrictions

  • Guests with exhaustion are not permitted to participate in this activity.
  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
  • If less than 4 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
  • Children 2 years old and above can participate in this activity.
  • It allow pregnant women to take part in our tour, but advise that it may NOT be safe during later terms. Please be careful not to slip and fall on board.

Other requirements

  • Photography and video filming is not included. Please confirm and pay your guide at the time of the activity.

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

  • You can book a maximum of 5.

Required items to bring & attire

  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Towel
  • Wear swimsuit under clothing
  • Sunscreen
  • Motion sickness preventative
  • Long-sleeve Jacket or Sweat Shirt

Additional notes

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • All participants who go in the water must wear a flotation device.
  • Drinks are available for purchase.
  • Complimentary parking available.
  • Although dolphin sightings are highly likely, they cannot be guaranteed. Refunds will not be issued in the event that dolphins are not encountered.
  • A Photo + Movie combo USB containing quality professional photos taken throughout the day will be available for purchase for $79. (*Price subject to change.)
  • Wetsuits are available to rent upon arrival for $10 each. (*Price subject to change without notice.)
  • The Captain and Crew reserve the right to refuse entry into the water for safety related concerns or conditions. “Swim” or “Watch” dolphin experience will be determined by the captain based on safety, the water conditions and behavior of the dolphins.
  • Due to COVID-19 Safety Protocol:

    - Stringent Cleaning - Increased the frequency of disinfecting surfaces and high traffic areas between each tour, and hand sanitizer will be available to all guests.

    - Social Distancing - We will work to ensure guests stay distanced from each other during all points of the tour. We also ensure that all staff members will be wearing the necessary PPE.

    - Wellness Checks - Employees receive daily wellness checks to ensure they are healthy and symptom-free.
  • If you or anyone in your group is experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms, we will work directly with you to cancel or reschedule your tour.

Reviews

Dolphin snorkel

2019/08/25 Families Anthony

Best snorkel trip I’ve ever done. Crew was great and entertaining and would definitely book again.

Dolphins and more

2019/08/17 Friends David F

Fantastic and energetic staff. Customer service was wonderful. Saw many Dolphin immediately. The guides in the water during the snorkeling time. Water was a little choppy and several customers were sick. Can’t do one ...

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It was an amazing time

2019/08/11 Families Matt B

The crew was very attentive and accommodating. We saw dolphins 2 out of the 3 drops and it was just amazing! We highly recommend this excursion ;) Our group ranged from 13 yrs old to 34 and we all enjoyed ourselves

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Activity Provider Dolphins and You

Activity Provider

FAQ

Q. Am I allowed to bring my own camera?
A. Although guests are welcome to bring their own cameras, this is not recommended, as cameras can get wet or damaged aboard the boat. Staff photographers will take photos throughout the day. These photos can be purchased on a USB drive to take home with you.
Q. What type of dolphins can be encountered on this tour?
A. On this tour you are most likely to see Hawaiian spinner dolphins, which are a smaller type of dolphin known for spinning through the air when they jump from the water.
Q. Is it OK if I am not a strong swimmer?
A. You will be provided with a flotation device for your safety, and many of the crew members are veteran lifeguards. If you prefer not to swim, you are still welcome to enjoy the cruise and watch the dolphins from the comfort of the deck.
Q. Are prescription snorkeling masks available?
A. A limited variety of prescription snorkeling masks are available. Please speak with the crew for details.
Q. Am I allowed to touch the dolphins?
A. No. It is illegal. Dolphins are protected wild animals so physical contact is not allowed. However, you are sure to have an experience of a lifetime just by encountering these magnificent creatures.
Q. What is the lunch menu?
A. You will be served a delicious cheeseburger, served on a taro bun with a side of potato chips. Snacks such as fresh fruit are also available. Beverage options include juice and tea.

A veggie burger option is also available upon request.
Q. What sort of boat is used on this tour?
A. The all new Ariya is a 55-foot power boat with a capacity of up to 65 passengers and comes equipped with on-board restrooms and showers. The boat features surround-sound speakers, two decks and wraparound bow seating.
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Payment / Cancellation Policy

Payment Methods
  • Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 16:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

Swim with Wild Dolphins Cruise - Snorkel, Kayak, SUP, 20-Foot Slide [Open Soon]
Swim with wild dolphins in their natural habitat in Hawaii. Then enjoy ocean activities, including a 20-foot waterslide! Tour includes hula entertainment and a taro bun cheeseburger lunch. This dolphin encounter is an experience you'll never forget.