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Ko Olina Ocean Adventures Catamaran Snorkel with Wild Dolphins Tour
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Delightful dolphins at Ko Olina!

Experience the thrill of meeting wild dolphins face-to-face on this exciting adventure on Oahu's west side! You'll watch pods of dolphins and jump in the water to safely observe them. Then, snorkel with turtles at two beautiful coral reefs.

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Save up to 10% (until 2019/08/31)

Dolphin Sightings Guaranteed! (until 2019/12/31)

In the unlikely event that you do not see any dolphins on your tour, you will be able to ride again for free within 5 days of your original booking.

• Offer valid for a free return trip only (lunch & transportation not included)
• Refunds are not available
• Optional lunch or transportation is $15.00 per person

Get the unique opportunity to swim with the famous Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins on this Ko Olina snorkeling tour! The experienced and friendly crew of Ko Olina Ocean Adventures prides itself in continuing to honor the Polynesian respect of the dolphins, and you'll get the exciting chance to passively swim among wild dolphins! This unforgettable tour on Oahu continues with snorkeling time in beautiful live coral gardens as you swim around with schools of brilliantly colored reef fish and Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles! As you head back to shore, enjoy the stunning Waianae coastline before receiving a delicious light lunch upon returning to shore.
Whale Watching! Every year Humpback Whales migrate to the warm waters of Hawaii, and although not guaranteed, they are often seen between the months of December and April.

Boat Information:
Name: Ko Olina Explorer
Size: 44ft. RIB (Rigid-Inflatable Boat)
Capacity: 30 Passengers
Amenities: Powered by twin 250 HP outboard motors taking passengers up the coastline at a nice speed. She features an on-board restroom for comfort and ease.
Safety: Lifeguard-certified crew members always on board
Accessibility: All vessels are not wheelchair accessible

The Menu:

  • Check-in Snacks: Granola Bars, Hot Tea and Cocoa
  • Lunch Buffet: Your choice of Teriyaki Chicken Sandwich, Kalua Pulled Pork Sandwich, or Veggie Burger with Pasta Salad and Fresh Fruit. The Gluten Free option is Kaulua Pulled Pork with Rice.
  • Drinks: Lemonade, water
    *Guest are welcome to bring additional beverages, alcohol, or snacks and use the ice chest on-board.
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Price
Early Morning Tour - Best Time to See Dolphins!
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
You can book a minimum of 1.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 139.00
USD 139.00
Child (Age 4-12)
USD 114.00
USD 114.00
Infant (Age 0-3)
USD 30.00
USD 30.00
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 139.00
USD 139.00
Child (Age 4-12)
USD 114.00
USD 114.00
Infant (Age 0-3)
USD 30.00
USD 30.00
GE Tax and Harbor Fee included

Save up to 10% (until 2019/08/31)

Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 125.10
USD 125.10
USD 139.00 10%off
USD 139.00 10%off
Child (Age 4-12)
USD 102.60
USD 102.60
USD 114.00 10%off
USD 114.00 10%off
Participation period: 2019/02/12 - 2019/08/31
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The early morning tour departs at 7 am, the best time to see spinner dolphins in Waianae! You'll return to the marina at 10 am for an early lunch.
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 3.5 - 7 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up:
    You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
    • Round-trip from Waikiki free x per person
      Round-trip from Waikiki free x per person
  • Inclusion: Soft drinks / Juice / Lunch / Snacks / Snorkeling equipment (snorkel, mask & fins) / Guide
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Pick-up/Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off/Check-out
    Time & Location
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  • 05:00-06:30 Pick-up from Select Waikiki Hotels
  • 06:00 Check-in at Ko Olina Marina
  • 07:00 Dolphin Snorkel Tour
    Depart early for the best chance to see dolphins! Go visit pods of spinner dolphins in Waianae and even get in the water with them! Then, enjoy snorkeling at 2 sites for up to an hour in the water!
  • 10:00 Return to Marina & Lunch
  • 10:00-12:00 Drop-off at Waikiki Hotels
Package detail / Schedule
Mid-Morning Tour
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
You can book a minimum of 1.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 139.00
USD 139.00
Child (Age 4-12)
USD 114.00
USD 114.00
Infant (Age 0-3)
USD 30.00
USD 30.00
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 139.00
USD 139.00
Child (Age 4-12)
USD 114.00
USD 114.00
Infant (Age 0-3)
USD 30.00
USD 30.00
GE Tax and Harbor Fee included

Save up to 10% (until 2019/08/31)

Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 125.10
USD 125.10
USD 139.00 10%off
USD 139.00 10%off
Child (Age 4-12)
USD 102.60
USD 102.60
USD 114.00 10%off
USD 114.00 10%off
Participation period: 2019/02/12 - 2019/08/31
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The mid-morning tour departs at 11 am. You'll return to the marina at 2:30 pm for a late lunch.
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 3.5 - 8 hour(s)
  • Available: Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
  • Pick-up:
    You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
    • Round-trip from Waikiki free x per person
      Round-trip from Waikiki free x per person
  • Inclusion: Soft drinks / Juice / Lunch / Snacks / Snorkeling equipment (snorkel, mask & fins) / Guide
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Pick-up/Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off/Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 08:45-11:00 Pick-up from Select Waikiki Hotels
  • 11:00 Check-in at Ko Olina Marina
  • 11:30 Dolphin Snorkel Tour
    Visit the Hawaiian spinner dolphins at their home in Waianae! Then, enjoy snorkeling at 2 sites for a total of an hour in the water!
  • 14:30 Return to Marina & Lunch
  • 14:30-16:30 Check-out & Drop-off
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Restriction(s)
  • All Packages
    • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
    • If less than 6 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
    • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
    • All participants must be able to swim to be able to enter the water.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
  • All Packages
    • Hat
    • Sunglasses
    • Towel
    • Swimsuit
    • Change of clothes
    • Sunscreen
    • Sweatshirt / light jacket
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • 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.
    • Gratuity is not included in the price.
    • All participants who go in the water must wear a flotation device.
    • Drinks are available for purchase.
    • If you are driving on your own, you will be required to pay a parking fee.
    • This is a "bare foot" tour and all footwear must be left on the dock in secured container.
    • Storage is available on board under the seats to keep bags and other personal items dry.
    • In the unlikely event that you do not see any dolphins on your tour, you will be able to ride again for free within 5 days of your original booking. Free tours under the dolphin guarantee do not include meals and transportation, which are $15.00 each.
    • Camera, wetsuit, and fish cards are available for rental at additional cost.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
  • All Packages
    • You can book a minimum of 1.
Activity provider
FAQ
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Can I swim with dolphins on this tour?
  • Dolphins are wild so you don't literally swim with them. You will be dipped into the water where dolphins are swimming nearby.
Do I need to be able to swim to participate?
  • No, but life jackets are available for anyone that would like to wear one. There will also be a snorkel lesson before you get in the water.
Is there a safe place to store my belongings while on tour?
  • There are no lockers, but there is storage available under your seat on the boat.
How far in advance should I book this activity?
  • We recommend booking at least a few days 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, at the first dolphin swim and snorkel site you are required to wear the jacket. Once the captain feels you are comfortable enough in the water, he will let you take it off.
What kind of boat will be used?
  • The Boats:

    "Ko Olina Explorer" is a 44-foot RIB (riged inflatable boat) is powered by twin 250 HP outboard motors taking passengers up the coastline at a nice speed. She features secure center seating for up to 30 passengers and an on-board restroom for comfort and ease.

    "Holole'a Kai" is a swift and comfortable 53-foot Gold Coast Catamaran. A perfect combination of luxury and state-of-the-art, the catamaran cruiser holds up to 49-passengers with amenities that include a cushioned suntan deck, teak bar, male and female restrooms, and a fresh water outdoor shower.​
Are prescription masks available?
  • Yes, prescription masks are available up to a number 5. You can request them from the crew when you get on the boat.
What is the menu?
  • Check-in Snacks: Granola Bars, Hot Tea and Cocoa
    Lunch Buffet: Your choice of Teriyaki Chicken Sandwich, Kalua Pulled Pork Sandwich, or Veggie Burger with Pasta Salad and Fresh Fruit. The Gluten Free option is Kaulua Pulled Pork with Rice.
    Drinks: Lemonade, water
    *Guest are welcome to bring additional beverages, alcohol, or snacks and use the ice chest on-board.
Is this snorkeling tour kid-friendly?
  • Yes! Snorkeling is great for kids, and on-board instructors can guide your children to get in the water safely and have a lot of fun.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
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.
From USD 125.10
From USD 125.10

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(4.70/5.00) 4.70 / 5
(91 reviews)
Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 3.5 - 8 hour(s)
Availability Daily
Meal Lunch

LATEST 5-STAR REVIEWS

by: ebr
Had a wonderful time. The team worked really hard to make sure EVERYONE had a great time; even my granddaughter who was too afraid to swim with the dolphins or snorkel.
We do this trip every time we are in Honolulu and every time it is great. Got to see loads of fish and turtles swimming under us! The spinner dolphins were the star of the trip. Crew were great, h...more
by: Rosemary
I had a problem at first snorkeling, bUT the guides were wonderful and helped me get over my problem. I had the most wonderful time.
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Ko Olina Ocean Adventures Catamaran Snorkel with Wild Dolphins Tour
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