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Address: 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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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 19:00
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Dolphin Discoveries offers unique ocean experiences that will touch your...

Dolphin Discoveries offers unique ocean experiences that will touch your heart and live in your memory for a lifetime!

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Ali'I snorkel adventure

Great experience! Swam with two pods of dolphins. Then took a fun zodiac boat ride down the coast to snorkel at the Captain Cook memorial. Great snorkeling. Even saw a baby... read more

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Pueblo, Colorado

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Pueblo, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great experience! Swam with two pods of dolphins. Then took a fun zodiac boat ride down the coast to snorkel at the Captain Cook memorial. Great snorkeling. Even saw a baby humpback. Snacks were delicious. Our guide was friendly, funny, and very eco-savvy with the ocean and dolphins.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Captain Dan Carter & Kris were excellent tour guides! Kris was so very knowledgable and fun! Also felt very safe and well cared for. We swam with the dolphins, watched whales breaching & thanks to Captain. Dan's underwater microphone heard then singing! WOW! Finished the adventure snorkeling at Captain Cook monument. What a fantastic adventure! Everyone in our party felt... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a great time. Captain Mike was knowledgeable about the area very friendly and made our day super fun! He made sure we were safe and was knowledgeable about the history of the area. We enjoyed it all! We would recommend this trip to everybody!

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Kona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a blast even though kids got a little sea sick. They loved seeing the dolphins up close and Nick and Kim were great. I got amazing underwater pictures of dolphins up close.

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Munising, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow!!!! It has been on my bucket list for decades to swim with dolphins in their natural habitat! Captain Dan did a great job finding the dolphins and getting us in and out of the water. He was very informative as well. We also got to watch a couple of whales. Snorkeling equipment was top notch, and the snorkeling on... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked the Swim with the Dolphins tour and liked every bit of it. Our hosts made it fun and informative, entertaining and serious enogh when it came to topics like safety and sustainability.

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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Nick and Kim treat you to an amazing experience...professional, knowledgeable, fun and they run a tight ship! The entire experience was fantastic! They have a passion for the sea and sea life. Equipment was great. Everything was super clean. Fresh fruit and snacks were D Lish and exactly what we needed after swimming with a ton of dolphins. Exploring where... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our captain Erica and dolphin expert Kriss made our trip amazing. We saw many dozens of spinner dolphins and about 5-6 bottlenose dolphins close up. Team was very patient with our special needs daughter who had only snorkeled close to shore - never from a boat. They made us feel safe and made sure everyone had a chance to participate.... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Captain Nick provided a great tour along the way to our snorkeling destinations, showing us sea caves and other coastline features. In addition to all the fish and coral, we saw turtles, dolphins, a whale, and goats! Great snacks were provided. I would highly recommend snorkeling with these guys!

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Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had Nick as our guide. He was really awesome. He was full of knowledge and jokes. He made sure we had the best experience and saw everything we could. He made an extra effort to make sure we saw lots of dolphins!! He also brought us to the third best snorkel site in the world. He took the extra... More 

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