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Dolphin Journeys - Day Tours

#53 of 149 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Kailua-Kona Features Animals
74-425 Kealakehe Pkwy Ste 14, In Honokohau Harbor, Gentry's Kona Marina, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2708
+1 808-329-3030
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FYI- our experience was not great

This is my first time having a total disconnect from trip advisor reviews. The communications on... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2017
albaisch
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Seattle, WA
via mobile
No Better Dolphin Experience

If you want small group experiences with an exceptionally friendly and professional crew, you... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
Hank S
,
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Dolphin Journeys offers unique and intimate excursions daily, both shared and exclusive. We take you swimming/snorkeling with dolphins during for our morning tour. Afternoon Snorkel trips. Evening snorkels with the angelic Manta Rays. All meals, snacks, drinks and snorkel gear are provided for you, as well as a swim support crew member who is in the water with you at all times. During the winter season, we take you out on our boat to see the magnificent Humpback whales. In addition, we snorkel around beautiful reefs, and can take you hiking around Volcanoes National Park.
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Hours Today: 07:30 - 22:00
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74-425 Kealakehe Pkwy Ste 14, In Honokohau Harbor, Gentry's Kona Marina, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2708
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Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

This is my first time having a total disconnect from trip advisor reviews. The communications on their site and online is that they are different from other tours in that they have a bathroom on board and a warm water shower after being in salt...More

Thank albaisch
Dolphinlove70, Owner at Dolphin Journeys - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Dear Amy, Thank you for the great review. We do appreciate the honest candid comments. Reviews of this nature is an opportunity to help future guests know what to expect. I am sorry there was a disconnect between us. No matter how hard I tried...More

Reviewed 21 March 2017

If you want small group experiences with an exceptionally friendly and professional crew, you cannot beat Dolphin Journeys. Nancy and Ron give you great value. This is our second year with them - four trips - and could not ask more. And they can accommodate...More

Thank Hank S
Reviewed 19 March 2017

My family of 4 (children ages 6 and 9) loved our day trip with Captain Nancy. Nancy's knowledge of dolphins and the island is fantastic. Our 6 year old was nervous about snorkeling in the ocean, but Nancy patiently supported him in the water until...More

Thank UKlinds
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Had such a memorable day with this company! Small groups (Max 6) make this unique and completely customizable. We swam with dolphins while Captain Rob entertained our 2 year old, then cruised, ate, and watched whales when we'd had enough of swimming. Nancy met us...More

Thank JAMseeingsights
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Excellent customer service with this company!! I love that they take a max. of 6 people so it is faster to get on and off the boat to swim with the dolphins. The day we went it was only my husband and I, which made...More

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Dolphinlove70, Front Office Manager at Dolphin Journeys - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2017

Mahalo for the review! We had just as much as you did and hope that we see both of you again soon!

Reviewed 9 January 2017

Captain Nancy and crew made this one of the most memorable experiences of my life! Learning about and actually experiencing dolphin life right up close was amazing. I can't wait to go again!

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 28 September 2016

My husband and I went on the day excursion to swim with dolphins and snorkeling. Captain Robert and Matt were awesome, they truly cared about providing an amazing experience for us. From the get go they educated on safety, and we felt secure all day....More

Thank Lclark1214
Reviewed 11 September 2016

I live in Kona and have had experiences with other companies/boats, but I have to say that Dolphin Journeys is above the rest. The passion for dolphins is palpable as this group truly loves sharing their knowledge and expertise with their clients. I felt safe...More

Thank Tyler P
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Captain Nancy is calm, informative, focused on her guests having a safe good time. At 67, i do not swim and am always afraid. She comforts me, stays beside me and helps me enjoy the amazing sea life. She knows the ocean, ocean life, the...More

Thank 133Kay
Reviewed 15 March 2016

We did ocean dolphin and coral reef snorkel swims on different days and both were exceptional. Randy and Tadeja provided a safe, informative and inspiring experience both times. Our daughter cannot walk & is in a wheelchair but they made it work, including in the...More

Thank Hank S
Nancy S, Owner at Dolphin Journeys - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2016

Dear Hank, Thank you for the wonderful review. We loved having you and all the family on the Dolphin TLC! I wish I was on the boat with you all. I am so pleased Randy and Tadeja did a good job for you. They are...More

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emma186403
Should we book well in advance or wait and see what the water conditions are like nearer the time?
27 May 2017|
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Response from Nancy S | Property representative |
It is always best to book in advance. If there are weather concerns, it is easier to reschedule you. We are very aware and care about how people feel regarding weather. Good News is Hawaii and particular Kailua Kona is the... More
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