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Dolphin Excursions Snorkel Adventure

Waianae, Oahu, HI
+1 808-239-5579
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$129*
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Ranked #4 of 16 Activities in Waianae
Type: Educational Sites, Adventure
Owner description: Our educational tour lead by marine biologists and naturalists is...
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Type: Educational Sites, Adventure
Owner description: 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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Hobart, Australia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
22 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Have just returned from a mid morning trip with Rose, Jenna and Paul. These guys did such a good job without over doing the tourist ra ra that I hate, cynic that I am.... we had great weather to start, with some rain thrown in and whales, dolphins, turtles and fish - just the sights we had come to see!... More 

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Longview, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

We could not have asked for better weather or crew on our tour with Dolphin Excursions 12/08/14 early morning tour). Jenna, Jessica and Paul were great and really tried hard to find us what they are known for....dolphins. I could not believe how many dolphins were swimming around me on our last drop. So amazing. On top of that we... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We took the advice of other Trip Adviser reviewers and went on the early morning adventure, and was it ever worth it! I preface this review by saying we have been on a number of dolphin cruises at various places around our home country, which were wonderful, but have now been bumped down the list of amazing experiences by this... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I always wanted to swim with the dolphins so when we planned the trip to Oahu, I made sure to include this during the trip. I researched a handful of companies on the island and narrowed down to Dolphin Excursions and I'm SO glad we went with them. The gals wire FANTASTIC (Thanks Savannah & Rose!). They got us to... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Early start with great sunrise on leaving the wharf. All female care led by captain Jenna are very informative and helpful. Made sure everyone saw the Dolphins and turtles. The scenery was also very beautiful. Would thoroughly recommend and would do again if I return to Hawaii.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

I have been snorkeling on several different occasions all over the world and this was far by the best. The crew genuinely cared about everyone and wanted us to have the best experience possible. We took our 11 year old and he loved it. We swam with a school of at least 50 dolphins. It made our trip to Hawaii... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We did the 7 am tour and it was so worth the 5.15 am pick up! The (all female) crew were friendly and helpful and we saw dolphins, sea turtles, fish and even whales ! We were able to snorkel with dolphins and sea turtles gliding under us and the crew were so excited at seeing the first whales of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

The staff was great and very friendly. The captain was very experienced and was able to find dolphin pods easily. My daughter (12) loved swimming with the Dolphins and there were around 100!!! We also saw a couple of sea turtles. The real purpose of this outing is to snorkel with the Dolphins and so much if your time is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 via mobile

We had an awesome crew that had a great deal of knowledge not only about the marine life but also about the local history which made the time in and out of the water both enjoyable. On our trip we were lucky enough to swim with around 50 or so Spinner Dolphins, many fish and even a friendly Octopus! I... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We booked the tour in october 2014 for a group of 4 people. We arrived and were pleased to hurry up in a unpleasant way even if we arrived early. The customer service is bad. The boat tour was ok, we saw briefly some dolphins but do not expect to swim with them (law issue). I think this tour is... More 

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Lisa D, General Manager at Dolphin Excursions Snorkel Adventure, responded to this review

Aloha valued guests of our Trip Advisor page. This is not in regards to our tour, but another company that runs out of the same harbor. We just happen to be the only company with a sign that reads Dolphin Excursions Hawaii. This will cause unforturnate assumptions of which company guests are truly with. We only have one boat and... More 

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