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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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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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Had a swim with a dolphin and got to cuddle a sea lion. I would recommend doing it here if you were wanting to get up close with these animals. Not much really to do there but be... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Had a swim with a dolphin and got to cuddle a sea lion. I would recommend doing it here if you were wanting to get up close with these animals. Not much really to do there but be a good couple hours of your day.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

The Dolphin Encounter was okay. We were given a chance to touch, kiss and "dance- with" the dolphin. Dance means you just raise your arms and the dolphins will touch your hand. It was not really that spectacular but it could have been a better experience. I booked for this Dolphin encounter for me and my husband about a week... More 

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Evanston, Illinois, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

not sure who owns this place, but you'd think they would want their business to be in better shape. place needs a "major" facelift. counters look like they've not been wiped down for about 6 months. kids working every store and activity messing around (as kids do when they are not supervised). place also smells like sewage. for an aquarium... More 

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Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

The park was beautiful, clean and had a nice variety of exhibits. The staff was friendly and polite and really seemed to enjoy their jobs!! The park was big enough to have a nice variety of exhibits, but small enough to maneuver easily. The shows were very entertaining and all shows started on scheduled times. The "bird cage" was a... More 

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Hendersonville
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

An outstanding experience. It is one of the most beautiful places in the world to visit. The best part for us was traveling to the park on public transportation. The buses in Waikiki are very easy to use.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I thought the Aquarium that you walk thru in a tunnel was really nothing. I was not impressed. And we were on a late tour the last one of the day, the dolphins were tired, not there fault, and the only thing I did not like was that 1., you can't take any photos of your own there, you have... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

I was really disappointed. There was rust everywhere and missing parts of the ceiling. The dolphins looked lonely - even when there were other dolphins in the tank. There were no books on dolphins in the gift shop. The place (gift shop) just looked cheap. Well with the reluctance to even clean up the rust and repair the roof, the... More 

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Sea_Life_Park_Admin, Manager at Sea Life Park Hawaii, responded to this review

Aloha Marie Y, Thank you for taking the time to review our park, and for bringing to attention the areas needing attention. We are excited to be in our first phase of renovations and improvements to re-invigorate our 50-year-old park. We too believe in making all the necessary renovations one step at a time and welcome you back to see... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

WOW. We did the royal swim, and it was an amazing experience. Dorsal fin ride, feet push, cradling the Dolphins...just a great experience for kids and adults. It was great!!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

I've paid money for Сhiefs Luau Standard Package Combo. Many times I asked for clarification (e.email and website) for my transfer after the end of the evening program in the hotel in Downtown Honolulu. No answers I received. I believe that this attitude is not conducive to the guests visiting Sea Life Park Hawaii

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Falmouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Once in a lifetime! Simply amazing, never experienced anything like it before. Highly recommend it. Wasn't going to do it, just let my teenager do it, so glad I got to get the feeling of interacting with beautiful creatures as the dolphin.

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