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Dolphin Excursions Snorkel Adventure

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Address: Waianae, Oahu, HI
Phone Number: +1 808-239-5579
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Description: Our educational tour lead by marine biologists and naturalists is based on...
Our educational tour lead by marine biologists and naturalists is based on the leeward coast of the island of Oahu and is dedicated to guiding guests to a low impact interaction, in and out of the water, with wild dolphins, turtles, pristine living coral reefs, and whale watching during the winter months. We specialize in safely leading small groups on our state of the art 34 foot ridged inflatable Scarib with our lifeguard certified crew, as well as providing round trip transportation to and from Waikiki and Ko Olina hotels.
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great trip, was a little hung over, but the crew was great, saw some humpbacks and spinner dolphins, a lot of fish, great views of the island. Highly recommend!

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 25, 2015
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

great trip, was a little hung over, but the crew was great, saw some humpbacks and spinner dolphins, a lot of fish, great views of the island. Highly recommend!

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Manchester, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

This is the real deal... spinner dolphins in their natural habitat. We went on the afternoon tour and were lucky enough to find a pool of dolphins about a half hour from the marina. Our captain/guides were very knowledgeable and explained how to use the equipment and share the water with the sea life. It was an amazing experience, quietly... More 

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Waikiki, Hawaii
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We did the mid morning trip and had a great time and was one of the highlights of our trip, the girls that took us out were very professional and great to talk to. Great to see that they have a passion for the marine life and genuinely love being out there . This is a must do ...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Our group had a great time. The highlight was actually unexpected - the dolphin sightings and swimming near them was great and snorkeling was really cool - but we got to see awesome views of whales breaching. Our whale watching expedition later in the trip got cancelled due to high winds so looking back we were so thankful to our... More 

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Chatham, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I call this Ohana ( family ) because there were 15 in our group and 5 others that became Ohana very fast. Capt Jenna, Mandy and Paul the photographer not only put us on whales to watch but we found the spinner dolphins and watched them as they jumped in the air and swam along the boat. The snorkeling spot... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This dolphin adventure is for you if you want to experience dolphins and turtles in their natural habitat while respecting the environment in which they live. The crew on our excursion was terrific. Jessica, Lexi, and Paul made sure that we found dolphins and sea turtles to snorkle with even though it appeared that these creatures did not want to... More 

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Melbourne Victoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Tip do the morning trip, sun is just rising, seas seem gentler, a nice freshness in the air and the sunlight against the mountain backdrop is amazing for photo opportunities and do purchase a disposable waterproof camera at reception (@ $10 who can complain) After going through reception we were treated with coffee and something light to eat and a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Me and my family wanted an experience that will contribute to our amazing visit of Oahu,so decided that we should have this excursion and enjoy the day. We called to check if children aged 5 & 9 are ok to do this and once this was confirmed,we booked the tickets online and were very excited for this trip. While I... More 

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Pine Bush, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

First, no one can promise that you will swim with dolphins... they're wild and don't just show up on command. That said, DID WE SWIM WITH DOLPHINS! Dolphin Excursions is amazing! We did the early tour... Pick up was at 5:55 am. Jessica, our driver and part of the crew, was super sweet. You'll be on the west shore which... More 

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North Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We had a great time, saw lots of dolphins and swam with a pod of about 80, also saw lots of fish, some turtles and even a Humpback whale. The boat ride was fun (fast so no seasickness) and the crew were fantastic. Safety and administration great. Highly recommend this group.

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