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Dolphin Discoveries

#4 of 199 Tours in Kailua-Kona Features Animals
Kaleiopapa Street, Keauhou Bay, Boat Launch Ramp, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
+1 808-322-8000
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We had a great time with Kelsy and Erika. We got to see and swim with many spinner dolphins today... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
TinaMR62
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Boise, Idaho
via mobile
Highlight of vacation.

Our family of 4 did the morning dolphin swim. Our captains were Nick and Kim. We had a great time... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago
sansmith333
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Cheshire CT
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Dolphin Discoveries offers unique ocean experiences that will touch your heart and live in your memory for a lifetime!
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  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 19:00
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Kaleiopapa Street, Keauhou Bay, Boat Launch Ramp, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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+1 808-322-8000

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a great time with Kelsy and Erika. We got to see and swim with many spinner dolphins today! The food was great and very organized:) Mahalo 🐬

Thank TinaMR62
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our family of 4 did the morning dolphin swim. Our captains were Nick and Kim. We had a great time and saw TONS of dolphins. Finished with snorkel at captain cook monument.

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Thank sansmith333
Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I did the morning dolphin/snorkel trip with Mike and Kriss. They were both very nice, professional, and informative about what we would see and do on the trip and we enjoyed Mike's silly jokes. It took us about 30 minutes to find...More

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Thank Karen B
Reviewed 4 days ago

We took a snorkeling excursion with Captain Erica. The whole family had a blast! From helping one of the kids get a perfect fit on a mask to entertaining us with great stories on the way to some of the best snorkeling on the island,...More

Thank dctate
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went for a snorkle trip with optional dolphins watching. Even though the boat offers place for twelve people we did the tour with just two other couples. That was very good. we started early so we were ahead of all the other groups. The...More

Thank mhaushh14
Reviewed 5 days ago

Amazing day. Saw hundreds of spinner dolphins from the boat, swam beside and above dozens of spinners in the ocean. I've been to Hawaii dozens of times, and done just about every adventure in every island, and this one is one of the best I've...More

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Thank piboycash
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I had a great time with Captain Mike and 2 other couples. Captain Mike took us to the popular snorkeling destinations (Captain Cook and others) before all any other company. We had the place to ourselves. Downside: average / poor food options...More

Thank Federico C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went out with mike and amanda on the boat. Dolphins were all around us. It was so beautiful. A must do during your visit on the big island. thanks for everything! love from holland.

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Thank henriettev70
Reviewed 1 week ago

Erica and Kriss were great and fun to do the trip with. It was my second consecutive time that I do the snorkel and dolphin discovery with them and I am planning to go back again!

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Thank nourb605
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great trip to Captain Cooks Monument for early morning snorkeling! Captain Daniel was great and took the 6 of us to a beautiful early morning snorkel spot at Captain Cooks Monument. You get better visibility and less people snorkeling in the morning. We also cruised...More

Thank Jeffrey E
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A_NIELSEN_987
28 July 2017|
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Response from Joe R | Reviewed this property |
I also agree with Rob G. I was impressed with Captain Mike at Dolphin Discoveries. He definitely cared about the dolphins and the coral reefs, going out of his way to report a kayak company with customers that had not been... More
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A_NIELSEN_987
16 July 2017|
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Response from stik6 | Reviewed this property |
We were very conscious of that and we found that their treatment was outstanding. First off the dolphins are born there...the staff is great and very caring. If the dolphins don't feel like participating they aren't forced... More
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lauramarkoreilly
2 September 2016|
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Response from MicheleMTomM | Reviewed this property |
We don't think they meet cruise ships. If you can plan ahead, make a reservation. But, they depart at a harbor located 20 min. below Kona Kailua. They depart about 8:30 am. But, please check with company.
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