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Ocean Joy Dolphin Watch & Snorkel Cruise (from Ko Olina Marina)
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What to expect

Dolphin watch, snorkel with tropical fish, & sip on a Mai Tai aboard a luxury power catamaran. This is the only vessel that has access to Kaena Point on Oahu's west coast. Snorkel & swim and this remote location & enjoy a Hawaiian style buffet.

Packages

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Morning Calm Cruise
USD 154.00
Special offer
USD 154.00
Special offer

Child (Age 3-12)
USD 134.00
Infant (Age 0-2)
USD 65.00
Special offer
Dolphin Sighting Guarantee!

Enjoy the calm waters of the west coast of Oahu on this early morning dolphin watching cruise! Watch as the pods of Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins make their way back from their evening excursions and swim happily around the catamaran. A great choice for early birds to experience dolphins and snorkeling!

Child (Age 3-12)
USD 134.00
Infant (Age 0-2)
USD 65.00
Special offer
Dolphin Sighting Guarantee!

Overview

Morning
4 - 7.5 hour(s)
Available Daily
With pick-up
Lunch buffet
Not Accessible
Inclusions: Instruction / Beverages (including alcohol) / Soft drinks / Juice / Flotation devices / Lunch buffet / Snorkeling equipment (snorkel, mask & fins) / Guide / Bottled water / Fruits / Four (4) standard drinks

Schedule

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05:45-07:30

Pick-up from Waikiki Hotels & Check-in at Ko Olina Marina

08:00
Dolphin Watch & Snorkel Morning Calm Cruise
153263
11:30-13:00

Return to Marina & Drop-off at Waikiki Hotels

Transportation add-ons

You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
From Waikiki
free x per person
free x per person

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

Notes

Restrictions

  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
  • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.

Other requirements

  • Participants are required to sign a liability waiver at the time of check-in.

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

  • You can book a maximum of 49.

Required items to bring & attire

  • Swimsuit
  • A valid government issued photo I.D. is required to consume any alcoholic beverages.

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.
  • If you are driving on your own, you will be required to pay a parking fee.
  • This is a barefoot tour (shoes will be stored dockside for your convenience).
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Afternoon Adventure
USD 154.00
Special offer
USD 154.00
Special offer

Child (Age 3-12)
USD 134.00
Infant (Age 0-2)
USD 65.00
Special offer
Dolphin Sighting Guarantee!

Embark on a fun-filled snorkel and dolphin watching expedition along the west coast of Oahu on an afternoon sailing cruise. Watch as the pods of Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins frolic and swim happily around the catamaran before they head out for their evening foraging in the deeper waters. A fantastic choice for anyone wanting to have an aquatic Hawaiian adventure!

Child (Age 3-12)
USD 134.00
Infant (Age 0-2)
USD 65.00
Special offer
Dolphin Sighting Guarantee!

Overview

Afternoon
4 - 7.5 hour(s)
Available Daily
With pick-up
Lunch buffet
Not Accessible
Inclusions: Instruction / Beverages (including alcohol) / Soft drinks / Juice / Flotation devices / Lunch buffet / Snorkeling equipment (snorkel, mask & fins) / Guide / Bottled water / Fruits / Four (4) standard drinks

Schedule

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10:00-11:45

Pick-up from Waikiki Hotels & Check-in at Ko Olina Marina

12:15
Dolphin Watch & Snorkel Afternoon Adventure Cruise
153270
15:45-17:15

Return to Marina & Drop-off at Waikiki Hotels

Transportation add-ons

You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
From Waikiki
free x per person
free x per person

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

Notes

Restrictions

  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
  • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.

Other requirements

  • Participants are required to sign a liability waiver at the time of check-in.

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

  • You can book a maximum of 49.

Required items to bring & attire

  • Swimsuit
  • A valid government issued photo I.D. is required to consume any alcoholic beverages.

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.
  • If you are driving on your own, you will be required to pay a parking fee.
  • This is a barefoot tour (shoes will be stored dockside for your convenience).

Reviews

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2017/09/01 Friends Bella

There are many wild dolphins closely, that's really amazing. However, if there is less people on the cruis that would be better. Overall, it is nice activity.

Snorkel and jam

2017/08/07 Families Christina

Had a blast on this event! Although we did not see dolphins up close, we still saw amazing sea life and beautiful waters! First time snorkeling out this far and it was awesome! Worked up an appetite and the crew hit it o...

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Fantastic Trip!

2017/01/30 Couples MeSoHappy

This was a great trip to go on. The check-in went smooth and the staff were friendly. The ocean was rough but the boat was so stable that I did not even get sea sick. While we were not able to go snorkeling because of th...

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Activity Provider Ocean Joy Cruises

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Payment / Cancellation Policy

Payment Methods
  • Credit card payment
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.

FAQ

Can I swim with dolphins on this tour?
No, Ocean Joy Cruises is a certified Dolphin Smart operator, meaning they adhere to strict guidelines for responsible viewing of dolphins. They do not interfere with dolphin's behavior in their natural habitat.
Do I need to be able to swim to participate?
If you want to snorkel, some swimming ability is good for comfort and safety. However, many non-swimming participants in the past were happy to utilize their snorkeling vests to keep them buoyant. The crew is more than happy to assist beginners.
Are you required to wear a life jacket?
No, life jackets are not required to be worn but they are available throughout the boat in case of emergency.
Is there a safe place to store my belongings while on tour?
There are no lockers available so it is not recommended to bring any valuables aboard. Belongings can be kept on the bench seats and tables however they can get wet and no responsibility is taken for damage or loss.
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.
What type of boat is used?
The Kai 'Oli 'Oli is a custom-built 49 passenger, 61 foot power catamaran touring yacht with two 490 horsepower Diesel Caterpillar engines. It is one of Hawaii's newest, fastest, and most state-of-the-art custom catamarans in its class. It has the highest US Coast Guard safety rating for any boat in Hawaii and equipped with large bathroom/changing rooms, comfortable seating, four outdoor warm water showers, giant swim steps, and a modern audio and video system.
What is on the lunch menu?
Lunch includes Hawaiian-style Teriyaki Chicken, Kalua Pig (pulled pork), Lettuce and Tomato, and Fresh Hawaiian Buns, White Rice, Potato-Macaroni Salad, and Fresh Fruit. Complimentary beverages include Soft Drinks, Beer, Wine, Bloody Mary, Blue Kai, Mai Tai's and Margaritas.
Are there photo services available?
Yes, a photographer will be on hand to take photos of your trip! You can purchase a USB card that includes 150 or more high quality digital photographs that you can purchase for a fee of $40, payable directly upon check-out.
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Ocean Joy Dolphin Watch & Snorkel Cruise (from Ko Olina Marina)
Dolphin watch, snorkel with tropical fish, & sip on a Mai Tai aboard a luxury power catamaran. This is the only vessel that has access to Kaena Point on Oahu's west coast. Snorkel & swim and this remote location & enjoy a Hawaiian style buffet.