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Address: 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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+1 808-329-3030
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07:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 22:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Dolphin Journeys offers unique and intimate excursions daily, both shared...

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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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
JAMseeingsights
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West Vancouver, Canada
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West Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 at the dock to make sure all was well after our trip. Will definitely do... More 

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Chino Hills, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 it awesome! We got to swim with the dolphins at least 5 times, each was... More 

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Thank janedE7850DC
Dolphinlove70, Front Office Manager at Dolphin Journeys - Day Tours, responded to this review

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

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5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Thank Kathy S
Grass Valley, California
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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. Captain Robert was full of knowledge about the ocean, the area and many great stories.... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, United States
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 and well taken care of during our entire trip. Their equipment is great matching flippers... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 boat and her customers. Her primary boat supports 6 quests but she can arrange for... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 water. Small boat ensures an easy experience, even for those uneasy on the ocean. Nancy,... More 

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Nancy S, Owner at Dolphin Journeys - Day Tours, responded to this review

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 terrific. Looking forward to seeing you in 2017. Warmest Aloha, Nancy More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

I learned so much today about how to observe nature up close without interfering. Tadea and Randy made sure we were well informed and comfortable -even reminding us to focus on enjoying ourselves rather than proving ourselves by using noodles to float so we could swim longer. Mother Nature showed up big time today! I'm guessing we spent more than... More 

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Nancy S, Owner at Dolphin Journeys - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank You Rachel for the lovely review. A fun day and a super Valentines Day! Hope to see you back in Kona soon! Aloha, Nancy, Randy and Tadeja More 

San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

There were 3 different times a dolphin would swim right up to me, stare at me and start squeaking and clicking. Something happens when you are in their environment, surrounded by a pod of 100 dolphins and they accept your presence. you are right in the middle of them... or rather, you are there with them. Simply an amazing, once... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

it is magical, soulful, transforming, fulfilling, unique. I highly recommended and the crew was extremely helpful and knowledgeable.

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