Speedboat Dolphin Snorkel Tour (from Ko Olina Marina)

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Delightful dolphins at Ko Olina!

Experience the thrill of passive-swimming with dolphins on this exciting adventure on Oahu's west side! Then snorkel with turtles at two beautiful coral reefs.

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Get the unique opportunity to swim with the famous Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins! The experienced and friendly crew prides themselves in continuing to honor the Polynesian respect of the dolphins, and hopefully you will get the chance to passively swim among them! This unforgettable tour continues with snorkeling time in beautiful live coral gardens as you swim around with schools of brilliantly colored reef fish and possibly Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles too! As you head back to shore, enjoy the stunning western coastline of Oahu 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.
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Price
Early Morning Tour
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2 Select the amount (participants, hours, vehicles, 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)
free
free
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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)
free
free
GE Tax and Harbor Fee included
  • 159047
    Watch dolphins play in their natural habitat!

  • Duration (incl. transportation): 4.5 - 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: Beverages (no alcohol) / Lunch / Snorkeling equipment (snorkel, mask & fins) / Guide
  • Schedule
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  • Pick-up/Check-in
    Time & Location
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  • Drop-off/Check-out
    Time & Location
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  • 05:00-06:00 Pick-up from Select Waikiki Hotels
  • 06:00 Check-in at Ko Olina Marina
  • 06:30 Dolphin Snorkel Tour (4 hrs)
    Enjoy snorkeling at 2 sites for a total of an hour in the water!
  • 10:30 Return to Marina & Lunch
  • 10:30-11:45 Drop-off at Waikiki Hotels
Add-ons:
Dolphin or Whale Guarantee & Wetsuit Upgrade (Non-refundable) + USD 20.00
Dolphin or Whale Guarantee & Wetsuit Upgrade (Non-refundable) + USD 20.00
Guaranteed a dolphin or whale sighting as well as a wetsuit top rental ($10) value. If there aren't any dolphins or whales sighted on your tour, you will receive a full refund.
Package detail / Schedule
Mid-Morning Tour
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (participants, hours, vehicles, 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)
free
free
Instant ConfirmationUSD 0.00USD 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)
free
free
GE Tax and Harbor Fee included
  • 275135
    Up close and personal with Hawaiian sea critters!
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 4.5 - 7.5 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: Beverages (no alcohol) / Lunch / Snorkeling equipment (snorkel, mask & fins) / Guide
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Pick-up/Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off/Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 08:45-10:30 Pick-up from Select Waikiki Hotels
  • 10:30 Check-in at Ko Olina Marina
  • 11:00 Dolphin Snorkel Tour (4 hrs)
    Enjoy snorkeling at 2 sites for a total of an hour in the water!
  • 14:30 Return to Marina & Lunch
  • 15:00-16:00 Check-out & Drop-off
Add-ons:
Dolphin or Whale Guarantee & Wetsuit Upgrade (Non-refundable) + USD 20.00
Dolphin or Whale Guarantee & Wetsuit Upgrade (Non-refundable) + USD 20.00
Guaranteed a dolphin or whale sighting as well as a wetsuit top rental ($10) value. If there aren't any dolphins or whales sighted on your tour, you will receive a full refund.
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Restriction(s)
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    • 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.
    • Infants and small children will not be allowed in the water.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
  • All Packages
    • Swimsuit
Additional Note(s)
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    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • The menu is subject to change without notice.
    • Gratuity is not included in the price.
    • All participants who go in the water must wear a flotation device.
    • If you are driving on your own, you will be required to pay a parking fee.
    • Dolphin sightings are not guaranteed, UNLESS you purchase the additional "Dolphin Guarantee" add-on.
    • 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.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
  • All Packages
    • You can book a minimum of 1.
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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:

    The "Pacific Passion" is a Thresher 37 boasting twin Volvo Penta engines and offering a comfortable, safe, and smooth ride up the Leeward coast at exceptional speeds. The Pacific Passion offers seating for up to 30 passengers, an on-board restroom, and a swim-step for easy snorkeling access.

    The "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.
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 breakfast and lunch menu?
  • Continental Breakfast Menu: Assorted Muffins, Granola Bars, Hot Tea and Cocoa

    Lunch Menu: Your choice of Teriyaki Chicken, Kalua Pulled Pork, or Veggie Patty Sandwich (salads will be substituted for the bread for gluten free meals) with Tomatoes, Onions, Lettuce, Potato Chips and Fresh Fruit.

    Guest are welcome to bring additional beverages, alcohol, or snacks and use the ice chest on-board.
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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.
USD 139.00
USD 139.00

Taxes & fees included

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(4.70/5.00) 4.70 / 5
(89 reviews)
Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 4.5 - 7.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily
Meal Lunch

LATEST 5-STAR REVIEWS

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.
by: Margarita
I have always wanted to see dolphins out in the wild and swim with them in the open ocean. I have heard of the tours where travellers are offered to swim with dolphins in the pool, but this is a compl...more
by: Lynna
We had the greatest time, even the teenager who did really want to go. She said it was amazing. I am definitely doing this again on my next trip to Hawaii. Staff where brilliant when my son get a bit...more
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