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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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This excursion is VERY worthy of your time and hard-earned money! Awesome Awesome awesome!!!! Bring sunblock, a towel, and an underwater camera if you have one. Definitely... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Califonia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

This excursion is VERY worthy of your time and hard-earned money! Awesome Awesome awesome!!!! Bring sunblock, a towel, and an underwater camera if you have one. Definitely worth every penny. My 13 year old daughter had never snorkeled before and the crew (Daniel and Shawn) were extremely patient with her and taught her how. Once she got a hang of... More 

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pasadena, ca
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

My husband and I took our 4 teenagers out on the boat. Danielle and Sean were very knowledgeable and hospitable. Lunch and snacks were fresh, cold and delicious. The boat was roomy enough and clean. They tailored our time towards what we wanted to do most and we wanted to be in the water with the dolphins. We had alot... More 

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Poway, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This was our second excursion with Capt Nancy and once again, she did not disappoint. We had a great time, Capt Nancy's shipmate was a great help and on both trips we had visitors from other countries with us. Last time France, this time Australia. It was great, small group on boat makes it intimate. See you again Nancy and... More 

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New York City
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

So this post is related to me and my wife's trip to Kona back in January 2015. Yes, i know it's late, but we were just going through the pictures with family the other night and it occurred to us that we hadn't written a review. Regardless, please please please sign up for this tour group. They're so awesome and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

I had no idea what to expect but we saw more Dolphins than I would have imagined. Nancy and Justin knew where to go and told us exactly what to do to have the best experience. I would recommend this to people of all ages and abilities - definitely a good family event! I will be back next time I... More 

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Morristown, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Going out with Dolphin Journeys was an incredible experience. We got to see marine life up close and in their natural habitat. Whales swam close to our boat and we swam along with tons of dolphins. Our captain, Nancy, was a wealth of knowledge about marine life. We went with our children - ranging in age from 9 to 14... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

The trip was wonderful from beginning to end! Our captain, Justin, was adept and had an eye for spotting and identifying dolphins. Our crew member James was super friendly, knowledgeable, and made us feel at ease. Ginger in the office was awesome and answered all questions thoroughly. I would rate this trip a 10!!! You have to experience it to... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Dolphins, whales, life by the sea, the attractions of marin wild life was the main motivators for my decision for moving to Hawaii. Though I don't study them, I enjoy the variety of story telling and knowledge sharing by the Dolphin Journey crew members. I have used their trip many times by now, and there has been no two trips... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

I had scheduled a private charter with Dolphin Journeys for my family of seven, who were all on vacation together on the Big Island. When I spoke with the owner of the excursion company I explained that this was a special vacation and wanted my family to experience as much as possible during our 4-hour excursion. A dolphin swim was... More 

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Dolphinlove70, Front Office Manager at Dolphin Journeys - Day Tours, responded to this review

All of the Dolphin Journeys staff, from those on land to those on water, take great pride in providing a high quality specialized experience for our guests. This tour was arranged and scheduled completely around your family. All swims, stops etc. were geared to the needs of your family only. Per your request, availability to be near a landing, so... More 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

In a time of constant disappointment with tour operators, this was truly a breath of fresh air filled with a lot of pleasant surprises. I was the only customer booked for this tour and it was obviously canceled by someone from their staff, who sent me an e-mail plus left me a voice message informing about the cancellation. That was... More 

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