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Address: 5000 Kahala Ave, Oahu, HI 96816
Phone Number: +1 808-739-8918
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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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Book ahead and dont bring your hire car

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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Cairns, Australia
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Cairns, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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Edison, New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

There are few options in Oahu, if you want to swim with dolphins. For us this was working out better, so we picked this place. Experience was great! Kids loved playing around with dolphins. I am not going to comment on whether, you should swim with dolphins in wild or in captive. I know this activity gets lot of bad... More 

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Adelaide, South Australia
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14 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My wife and I wanted to the up-close-and-personal experience with Dolphins so opted for the 'Dolphin Dip' which is getting into chest deep water, holding, petting and playing with the dolphin and about half the price of swimming with them. A photographer took a series of photographs from which we could purchase a few we like after the encounter. A... More 

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Phoenix
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144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We took our 4.5 year old son here with us. We had both an educational tour along with dolphin time - and we got in the water on a cold (66) windy day - and our time with these creatures was unique, fun, and transforming. I am a bit shy around large creatures - ok, I have a fear of... More 

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Coarsegold, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I didn't get in the water but took the pictures. Bought my kids a Private experience as one of my sons is VERY shy at new experiences and new people. Trust me from the moment my wife and 2 sons left me to go in, smiles and an Experience that they have NEVER had before and my wife has never... More 

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Baroda, Michigan
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108 reviews 108 reviews
72 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Our 2nd time at Dolphin Quest.........need I say more! It's a great family experience. We did the family pkg and it was worth it. We had Noa and he is so lovable and is a perfect poser and splasher and so fun to play and swim with. They have all sorts of different deals so any1 can afford it. Research... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

My husband and I swam with dolphins and it was such a wonderful experience. It was so hands on as there were only three in our group with one trainer. Our trainer was a lovely girl who made you feel very comfortable asking questions about the dolphins. It was so nice to be able to swim and touch the dolphins.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I am 36 years old and I have wanted to swim with dolphins as long as I can remember. I was finally able to make my dream come true! Such friendly, knowledgeable staff and Kolohe is my buddy. I plan to visit again when my husband and I come back to Oahu.

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Stamford, Connecticut
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30 reviews 30 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Booked a lengthy Dolphin encounter for my wife and I and couldn't be more pleased with the experience. The trainers were highly professional and worked hard to ensure we had a personal and interactive experience with two different dolphins. We were fortunate to have our own group of two, didn't feel rushed and were able to ask numerous questions while... More 

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Vernon, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

My girl friend wanted to swim with the dolphins, so we heard about this one and decided to give it a try. This was an amazing experience, we booked an early morning appointment as per the other reviews and it was her and one other person in their group. You can not beat that! It's so cool how you are... More 

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