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Address: Old Puako Rd, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
Phone Number: +1 808-937-7245
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Description: Dolphin swim and snorkels, Whale Watching, Night Manta snorkels! Located...
Dolphin swim and snorkels, Whale Watching, Night Manta snorkels! Located in Puako, Hawaii, minutes away from Waikoloa resorts. Looking for a fun and quality trip? Look no further than Adventure X Boat Tours.
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Better than a Disney dolphin adventure

Before today, 'swimming with the dolphins' to me, meant choreographed routines with dolphins in captivity. I had never heard of swimming with dolphins in the wild. I had no idea... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
Allie C
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San Francisco
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San Francisco
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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Before today, 'swimming with the dolphins' to me, meant choreographed routines with dolphins in captivity. I had never heard of swimming with dolphins in the wild. I had no idea what I was missing. At the start of our adventure, our group was greeted by an amazing crew - Captain Casey, Riley and Kelsie - with fresh baked treats and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Captain Casey riley and kelsie made our experience a great time in addition to the other families. They had excellent baked goods pineapples and the best canned coke in kona Hawaii. They were helpful to our older mother and all of us new to the boat. It was fun riding the tube alongside the water. Excellent music and vibe.

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Manhattan, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This was probably our fourth whale watching trip with Adventure X. We return every year to this company because Captain Casey, Kelsey, and Riley are top notch! Casey knows the area well, provides extras like lowering sound devices so we can hear the whales "talking" to each other, nice music to listen to, fresh muffins, fruit and cold drinks brought... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The Big Island of Hawaii is well know for it's whale watching charters off the Kona/Kohala coast. There are a multitude of charter companies who will take groups out to spin the wheel and see if you get any actual sitings. My wife and I have been going to Hawaii for over 20 years and have tried a large number... More 

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Springfield, Oregon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We had the best time with Captain Casey, Kelsey and Riley. Morning dolphin swim with reef snorkel was a great time. We had a bonus whale sighting and heard the whale song. You can tell they really love their jobs. We are already planning our next trip.

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Sammamish, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Had an absolutely incredible morning whale watching with Captain Casey and his crew, Riley and Kelsey. They were knowledgable, professional and friendly. We saw lots of whales and tails and pectoral fins. A mama and her calf took an interest in us and swam around our boat for a few minutes. We got sprayed with "whale snot" when she blew... More 

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Waikoloa, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Our family had a wonderful outing with Case, Riley and Kelsey - it was their first day of dolphin snorkel season as whale watching season was waning.....and because of the transition, we lucked out in a big way: BOTH dolphins and whales were a big part of our experience. Within minutes of leaving the boat dock, we saw a humpback... More 

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The best service. Friendly hospitality. The whole family had great fun with captain Kasey, Cindy, Kelsey and Reily. Highly recommend them. We saw hump back whales, dolphins and sea turtles through out the whole trip

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Succasunna, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Captain Casey and his crew did a great job and we were lucky enough to see a Competition Pod with 4 males chasing a female and her calf. A few even swam under the boat and we caught a few head lunges. All in all I highly recommended Adventure X Boat Tours for the whale watching experience of a lifetime.

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The Sea Ranch, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Based on Shauna's endorsement we chose this company and agree it is fantastic! Casey and his team clearly love what they do and they truly do everything possible to make the experience special. Loved the coconut muffins too! Learned a lot about whales, saw many, and despite the rain, we had a wonderful time. We will definitely return again next... More 

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