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Dolphin Journeys - Day Tours

Address: 75-5822 Pelekila Pl, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI
Phone Number: (808)329-3030
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Ranked #10 of 205 Activities in Kailua-Kona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Boat Tours, Adventure
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Owner description: 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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Los Angeles, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Captain Nancy and her crews actually make this a wonderful experience for me. I was told that there are usually 98% chance that we can see dolphins... we saw groups and groups of dolphins swimming next to us, beneath us, spinning up in the air. To top it off, even humpback whales, two magnificent two of them swimming side by... More

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Surprise, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

I wanted to see dolphins in the wild ( I am against captivity). We booked our excursion and we got so much more than I ever dreamed of! We saw well over 200 dolphins and a couple of manta rays. Hats off to Captain Nancy for the "noodle"... My snorkeling skills had deteriorated since my last attempt LOL!! And Justin,... More

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Camarillo, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I can't say enough about the incredible time we had with Captain Kathy and Justin. They are so professional and knowledgeable. You are in great hands with them. They are so respectful of the marine life and their enthusiasm is infectious. We swam with hundreds of beautiful spinner dolphins and many newborn calves. We came upon some spotted dolphins along... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

What an absolutely unforgettable morning with Kathy and Justin! My boyfriend and I take just about every chance we come across to see amazing animals in the wild, and we've been let down many times before by over-rated reviews and underwhelming experiences. That is not the case with Dolphin Journeys! Kathy and Justin are pros! We literally saw dolphins swimming... More

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san francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I really don't have words to express the amazing experience my husband and I had on Dolphin Journeys last week with Captain Kathy and our guide Justin. Kathy and Justin are very knowledgeable and know just where to go and they made our trip so enjoyable. I can't even say how many dolphins I snorkeled with that day -- literally... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Wow...what a lovely day with dolphins. Spinners, spotted and pacific bottle nose, all in one day! Dolphins surrounded us, going in and out of our group of 5 people. It was especially lovely to see the babies jumping. Mahalo to the crew for keeping us safe and secure despite some higher surf.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

As a mobility challenged person, I was looking for a swim with dolphins experience that would work for my challenges. I am so happy I found Dolphin Journeys! Captain Nancy and Justin were wonderful!! They both made me and my husband feel so comfortable right off the bat. They answered all of our questions with a "We'll make it work"... More

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Nancy S, Owner at Dolphin Journeys - Day Tours, responded to this review

It was wonderful to have you join us on a Dolphin Journey aboard the Dolphin TLC. We had a great day with you! Your Spirit and 'can do' joyous character is a pleasure. Thank You! See you both again soon! Aloha, Capt. Nancy More

Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

This experience was excellent. I would give it more than 5 stars if that was an option. My husband and I are both experienced divers so for us to do a snorkel activity it has to be interesting. I was lured in by the pictures that Dolphin Journeys have on their Facebook page so i had to give it a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Great tour and really nice with the small group (only 4 others besides my wife and I), especially since you'll be getting in and out a lot - it was a bit "spot the dolphins, hurry to go over there, rush in the water, try and find the dolphins" so more people would've definitely been a nuisance and meant less... More

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Nuangola, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We booked the all day combination tour and it was definitely more than worth the price. We were coming in on a Carnival cruise and by the time we tendered in we would be later than the scheduled normal departure time, but Nancy the company owner was wonderful about scheduling us for as soon as we were able to get... More

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