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Sea Life Park Hawaii

#5 of 17 things to do in Waimanalo Features Animals
41-202 Kalanianaole Hwy Ste 7, Makapuu Point, Waimanalo, Oahu, HI 96795-1820
+1 866-393-5158
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Sea Life Park, Hawaii's marine life comes alive in a dazzling display that will entertain and delight visitors. Located just 15 miles from Waikiki, on Oahu's beautiful and scenic Makapuu Point, Sea Life Park is a world-class marine attraction perched between the majestic Koolau Mountain Range and breathtaking Makapuu Beach. See dolphins swim, sea lions sing, and penguins perform in this magical place by the sea.
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 16:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
41-202 Kalanianaole Hwy Ste 7, Makapuu Point, Waimanalo, Oahu, HI 96795-1820
+1 866-393-5158
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited Sea World several times, we figured while in Hawaii that we would visit Sea Life. This park has seen its better days. It is in need of maintenance all over. Even signs need repainting. The park is very small and you can see...More

Thank Jaime M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice shows, dolphins are great to watch. All the amenities of a zoo with food and drinks to boot. Nice walking paths as well.

Thank gundog22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Entertaining shows which my 2 year old loved but the exhibits were very small and rather run down so for the price you pay (parking is in addition to entry) it becomes a rather over-priced day out. Spectacular scenic views along the drive from Waikiki...More

Thank kiddole
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took the kids here to see the Hawaiian sea life. The park is a bit run down but looks like they are doing some renovations on the exhibits. I still can't decide if it was worth the ticket price. The dolphin show was cool, the...More

Thank Amanda G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dolphin encounter was well worth the money!!! a memory my girls will never forget!!! The rest of the park is great as well! the shows kept you captivated and interested and it was just neat seeing all the different animals! did not make it to...More

Thank Darnell H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Sea Life Park on May 23, arrived about 11:00 am. We arrived just a bit too late to watch the release of the baby sea turtles back to the ocean. Waited a little bit to watch the Sea Lion show. The show...More

Thank TheoHonolulu
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Sea Life Park has been around since the 1960s. The park is a bit dated in appearance and admission fees are pricy, especially if you plan to swim with the dolphins. They do offer local resident rates, yearly passes and occasional specials. The location is...More

Thank Kathleen H
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We arrived about an hour before they closed. We weren't planning on going there that day but ended up in the area. We still had a great time seeing one show. The seals really know how to boogie! We were able to walk around and...More

Thank Tricia R
Reviewed 30 April 2017

The bird feeding aviary was the highlight of the day. Beyond that it was meh. Really geared to little kids and people who have never seen fish. Or should I say sea life beyond their dinner plate. Found that our trip to Turtle Beach was...More

Thank AlexanderCat
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We visited with our family of five (kids 14,11 and 10) in April 2017. The kids did the basic dolphin encounter which they thoroughly enjoyed. There were 10 people in the group with one dolphin and the entire session lasts about 30-40 minutes where you...More

1  Thank Tony F
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Toby V
I'm bringing my future wife for a royal dolphin swim on our honeymoon. I really want to get stacks of photos but we are doing the swim at the same time. I will be happy to pay for a couple of professional photos but I'm wondering if they will allow us to bring one go pro in the water and hand it to each other when we have our own goes? Thanks all
2 April 2017|
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Response from Chinaman70 | Reviewed this property |
They do allow friends and family to take as many photos as you want. The trainer will take photos for you but not sure about go-pro. Good luck!
Charlotte C
We are arriving from England at the beginning of April and We are planning a visit to your park w/c 10th April and have purchased Go Oahu cards for our family. I would like to book this ahead of our visit (ie asap) so that the availability is available for all 5 of us. I've read in an answer to a simular question that you require the go oahu card/voucher number when booking, does booking/reserving our spaces for the dolphin encouter activate our 14 days that we have to use our cards? Also are there options to upgrade or add on extra experiences as a good price? Thank you
3 March 2017|
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Response from sgrap | Reviewed this property |
No, we booked ahead of time but the cards are not activated until you actually use them the first time on the island. I do not remember options to upgrade, but we weren't looking for any. They do sell the pictures they... More
Susan F
I would like to know if Pink's is still open.
1 April 2016|
Response from Sea_Life_Park_Admin | Property representative |
Aloha Susan F, yes it is M-SU 10AM-3:30PM. Come by! Mahalo.