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Address: 5000 Kahala Ave, Oahu, HI 96816
Phone Number: +1 808-739-8918
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Swimming with dolphins
Description: Dolphin Quest Oahu, located at the world-famous Kahala Hotel & Resort just...
Dolphin Quest Oahu, located at the world-famous Kahala Hotel & Resort just minutes from Waikiki, brings people and dolphins closer than ever in fun, interactive dolphin encounter programs for all ages. Dolphin Quest Oahu's intimate and lush setting is the perfect place for a dolphin experience for everyone from kids to honeymooners. Reservations can be made up to one year in advance. A portion of the proceeds from all Dolphin Quest encounter programs supports marine education, conservation and research.
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My 5 year old daughter had the best time at Dolphin Quest and participated in the Kids Aquatic Adventure! The trainer took time to know the children by name and was excellent with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

My 5 year old daughter had the best time at Dolphin Quest and participated in the Kids Aquatic Adventure! The trainer took time to know the children by name and was excellent with them. In the water she had one on one time with the dolphin and was able to give him a kiss! She was in a group of... More 

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Abilene, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Our daughter, age 11, sought and found Dolphin Quest online; and we booked it. Dolphin Quest keeps the group small and divides it between instructors and dolphins to maximize the experience. The instructors were professional, knowledgeable and friendly. I recommend this for everyone.

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This experience is a once in a lifetime event. It is not only fun but very informative too. It is worth every penny!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We booked this for our 8 year old daughter, my husband did the excursion with her. The location is beautiful, it is very tropical and the dolphins are in a lagoon, not a pool or training style facility. We had a small group of just 4 with one trainer. The experience is very hands on, and lasted for an hour... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This is an amazing experience to spend time in the water with dolphins. The care givers are professional and informative teaching you tons about dolphins and how they are cared for. Something we'll remember for the rest of our lives.

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Jenks, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

The Dolphin Quest at the Kahala Hotel & Resort was my first time to swim/feed/kiss a dolphin. Holly the trainer was Awesome/energetic/professional and just a very nice lady. It was interesting to hear about all 6 of the male dolphins that live in the lagoon and the tricks they have learned and the interaction with us individually. My family and... More 

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We did the dolphin encounter program(We Family, Fins and Fun) and our daughter just loved it! This program was a dockside dolphin encounter for parents and youngsters.Very well done!

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Troutdale, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

For Mother's Day on my kids first trip to Hawaii we agreed to splurge a little and do "dolphin dips" at Dolphin Quest. What a great site, vets on staff, excellent friendly trainers, and price ranges that accommodate a variety of budgets with a military discount to boot <3. Just after my daughter's turn to kiss her dolphin she turned... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I booked this for my 40th birthday and was very much looking forward to my first time with Dolphins. I booked the premier experience which was over USD$1000 so I had high expectations. I thoroughly enjoyed spending time with the dolphins and my guide was lovely. However it all felt a bit like a circus show, these dolphins are trained... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

whilst we had been at Dolphin Quest, we could not partake as we had not booked ahead. Besides that a family of five would have cost $997.- USD !!! so this was out of our budget, very much to the dismay of our children who had been looking forward to this for many years. Then we had to pay U$... More 

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Additional Information about Dolphin Quest

Address: Address: 5000 Kahala Ave, Oahu, HI 96816
Phone Number: +1 808-739-8918
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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