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Address: 41-202 Kalanianaole Highway, Suite 7, Makapuu Point, Waimanalo, Oahu, HI 96795
Phone Number: 1 (866) 393 5158 and 998 193 3360
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10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
Activities: Swimming with dolphins
Description: Sea Life Park, Hawaii's marine life comes alive in a dazzling display that...
Sea Life Park, Hawaii's marine life comes alive in a dazzling display that will entertain and delight visitors. Located just 15 miles from Waikiki, on Oahu's beautiful and scenic Makapuu Point, Sea Life Park is a world-class marine attraction perched between the majestic Koolau Mountain Range and breathtaking Makapuu Beach. See dolphins swim, sea lions sing, and penguins perform in this magical place by the sea.
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Swim with the Dolphins at Sea Life Park in Oahu

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Dolphin meeting great

Went to the park with two small kids (6 and 7) and they loved it. We did the Dolphin encounter and that was really well done. The only down side is that the park itself is pretty... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Calgary, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Went to the park with two small kids (6 and 7) and they loved it. We did the Dolphin encounter and that was really well done. The only down side is that the park itself is pretty small given the price you pay. As with most things you'll need to be prepared to spend a lot for the food and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

There is barely anything here! The animals are kept in tiny tanks and you can see the whole park within an hour unless you wait around for their mediocre shows. Save your money and go to the beach across the road. You might even see a whale in the ocean.

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Lafayette, Indiana
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We enjoyed swimming with the dolphins. The reason we booked this trip. All the exhibits were very good; enjoyed them all. However, they got you ready for the dolphin adventure then we waited around for what it seem to be forever. That part could have been more organized. They provided the transportation to and from our Hotel. On the way,... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

I recently had my wedding at SLP (August 2014) and there were many pros. I am giving SLP 2 stars because of the lack of communication. CONS: COMMUNICATION: At the beginning, the communication was great. Emails and phone calls were returned asap. The first person i was in contact with was Melanie, she was awesome. Phone calls and emails were... More 

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British Columbia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Great for the kids. Tons of people....very touristy....but still worth seeing all the local stuff if you're not from the Islands.

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Rock Springs, Wyoming
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Our visit to this park was perfect for our young family as it had something for everyone to enjoy. Our 3 year old loved feeding the birds and the 8 year old loved the dolphin encounter and show. The park is smaller and a little run down but very nice to visit and explore the marine life that can be... More 

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Fredericton, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

we booked this excursion as one of our stops on our hawiian island cruise and we were not disappointed. My husband and I were in a small group of about eight people and we got into the pool and lined up on a platform. We were pleasantly surprised to find out that the dolphin we were having the encounter with... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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69 reviews 69 reviews
13 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I knew from previous reviews that this wasn't a major park. Frankly, my only reason for going was to swim with the dolphins (bucket list checked off). I am the planner in my family and found great discount tickets on www.hawaiidiscount.com and bought our tickets there. Once we arrived and checked in for our dolphin swim, we upgraded for $10pp... More 

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Monterey, California
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73 reviews 73 reviews
9 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

The view from the Sea Life park is worth the admission....it really is stunning. However, this place is very small. We bought Season passes because our kids love the Dolphins and the Sea lions so we've been a few times . The shows are more educational than what you'd find at a Sea World esque park.....which I like. You also... More 

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Loganville, Georgia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Skip the Park and go to Cheifs Luau. We have been to Sea Life Park every trip to Hawaii over the past 30 years. January 2015 was our last. The shows are shorter and not as fun. The park has become an expensive experiance park to swim with Dolphins. I beleive they have lost there focus for the quick buck... More 

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