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Dolphin Discoveries

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Kaleiopapa Street, Keauhou Bay, Boat Launch Ramp, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Ali'i Adventure! One of our best days in Hawaii

First I'll start with the warnings. I covered myself in suncream and still got sooooo burnt so be... read more

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Kelly F
Unbelievable Experience

I couldn't recommend this trip more highly. Our group of 6 did a dolphin swim trip with Captain... read more

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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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  • Poor1%
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Kaleiopapa Street, Keauhou Bay, Boat Launch Ramp, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Reviewed yesterday

First I'll start with the warnings. I covered myself in suncream and still got sooooo burnt so be careful out there and maybe wear a t-shirt. If you have a big appetite take some of your own snacks/food. The lunch was great for me, nice...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

I couldn't recommend this trip more highly. Our group of 6 did a dolphin swim trip with Captain Mike and it was without a doubt a highlight of our trip. We were able to swim with what seemed like hundreds of dolphins and Mike consistently...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

First rate snorkel tour! Everything was well organized and on time. They can't control nature, but we found 3 pods of dolphins to swim with, had a great visit to Captain Cook's (Kealakekua Bay) and had a close encounter with a whale and a nice...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a wonderful experience, thanks to Captain Mike, who went to great lengths to provide us ample time for both swimming with the dolphins and snorkling. He gave us wonderfully rich information about the island at the same time. This adventure was a highlight...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went on the tour expecting to have a good time, but it was far better than we could have imagined. From the first greeting from Kristi to the 'Welcome Aboard' from Erika, it was a memory in the making. Everything was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful experience. Dolphins, Whales, great snorkeling. Mike was a gracious and informative guide. We loved his history lessons, his care for the dolphins,concern for the environment. We had a blast! It was really nice that this was a small personal tour with 6 on the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

lifetime experience of snorkling with dolphins.. snorkeling at Capatin cook's is extremely special too

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I read all the reviews before I went, but didn't quite believe it could be as great as claimed. My family was on a 6 passenger boat with another couple and I thought it was great to be on one of their smaller boats. Captain...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have lived on Maui for 35 years, and this was hands down, the best boating experience of my life. Kim and Alexia were awesome and very knowledgeable. We swam with the wild dolphins 4 times then went to Kealakekua Bay, a beautiful marine sanctuary....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went out on a beautiful sunny day, and while the water was busy with other boats and a waverunner who was a twit, Capt Erin did a great job dropping us around the pods so we had a number of opportunities to see the...More

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A_NIELSEN_987
28 July 2017|
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Response from Rob G | Reviewed this property |
definitely! there were a few other companies on the water at the same time as us as we were in the water with the dolphins just as often if not more! not sure how they guarantee a more personalised service with wild animals... 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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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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