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Dolphin Journeys - Day Tours

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Address: 74-425 Kealakehe Parkway #14, In Honokohau Harbor, Gentry's Kona Marina, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI
Phone Number: +1 808-329-3030
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Description: Dolphin Journeys offers unique and intimate excursions daily, both shared...
Dolphin Journeys offers unique and intimate excursions daily, both shared and exclusive. We take you swimming and snorkeling with dolphins during the day and with the angelic manta rays after sunset. All meals, snacks, drinks and snorkel gear are provided for you, as well as a swim support crew member who is in the water with you at all times. During the winter season, we take you out on our boat to see the magnificent Humpback whales. In addition, we snorkel around beautiful reefs, and can take you hiking around Volcanoes National Park and Pololu Valley. We also offer very exclusive, week long transformational retreats in March and September.
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Amazing experience

Our whale watch was an unforgettable experience. We saw spinner dolphins (and what a show they put on!), swam with manta rays and witnessed humpback whales breaching. The crew was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

Our whale watch was an unforgettable experience. We saw spinner dolphins (and what a show they put on!), swam with manta rays and witnessed humpback whales breaching. The crew was so knowledgeable and friendly. The boat only had 5 guests on it so we were well looked after, especially as we had our 5-year old with us. We couldn't recommend... More 

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Quebec City, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

If what you are looking for is a close encounter with the dolphins and some very kind crew members (Justin and Capt. Bill), Dolphin Journeys is what you are looking for. Justin and Capt. Bill had a lot of respect for the Ocean and the wildlife, which is really inspiring. Me and my girlfriend had the chance to swim twice... More 

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sydney
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We took this tour after reading reviews on trip advisor. We saw loads of dolphins and each of our family of 5 swam right next to dolphins. They are really beautiful and I wanted to swim with them all day. The only reason i didn't give it a better rating was because our guides talked it up so much such... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 via mobile

I went to the Big Island just for this excursion & it didn't disappoint! Our crew was Troy & Captain Bob. Troy is a new addition & was an awesome guide. He's outgoing, friendly & genuinely wants to make sure you have a great experience. Even though I was the only one in my group that wasn't a great swimmer,... More 

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Wangaratta, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We cannot recommend this company enough. We were very nervous about the boat ride but they made us feel right at home. Captain Bob and Troy went out of their way to make us feel comfortable and didn't pressure us into anything. Troy got into the water and helped while Bob was the look out for animals. Not only did... More 

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tampa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We did the manta ray night dive back in October because work got in the way of the morning dolphin snorkel. But we were not disappointed. On our way out to see the rays we came across dolphins heading out to sea and Capt. Nancy stayed in the area so we could enjoy them before going out to the manta... More 

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Woody Creek, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

If you are looking for captain and crew with respect for nature this is your bet. This is not your corporate cruise. The captain is getting married soon and we wish her the best

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Captain Nancy and first mate Justin are excellent. They made everyone feel safe, welcome and part of the family. We saw dolphins in the first 5 minutes and were allowed to swim with them four times. There are only 6 guests on the boat so no overcrowding. Captain Nancy facilitated our spreading my brother, a consummate diver, with a lei... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

My mom and I went out on the Dolphin Journey with Captain Nancy and almost Captain Justin on Christmas Eve. I couldn't even begin to tell you how many dolphins we saw! It was so magical to be a part of their world, if only for a few minutes. Captain Nancy also found us a lovely spot, popular with divers,... More 

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Grand Junction
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

The best snorkeling adventure I've ever been on. Early morning trip to Captain Cook's monument - the best! Captain Sydney rocked the boat!!!

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