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Dolphin Journeys - Day Tours

75-5822 Pelekila Pl, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI
(808)329-3030
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Ranked #8 of 179 activities in Kailua-Kona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Boat Tours
Owner description: Dolphin Journeys offers unique and intimate excursions daily, both shared and exclusive. We take you swimming and snorkeling with dolphins during the... more » 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. « less
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Vienna, Austria
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Today i went on the dolphin trip with Captain Nancy and Justin. It was an amazing experience for me. We saw more than 100 dolphins and Justin was a perfect guide. I decided to choose "Dolphin Journeys" because of the great reviews on tripadvisor and i have to say: it was the perfect choice. Best trip ever and worth coming... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

Kathy & Justin were fantastic guides. Our 3 children love marine life & were full of questions that Justin was always eager to discuss. We learned so much & had multiple amazing swims with dolphins that were so close you could touch them - although we learned why we shouldn't. Our one son tends to get very motion sick and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

Hands down this was one of the best days of my life. It was like magic and yet so very real. The total package is ethical, sincere, and respectful of the wildlife. Dolphins were abundant, as we're massive rays.

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Austin, Texas
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This was a blast, I highly recommend booking your trip with Dolphin Journeys. First off, there were only 6 of us on the boat which made it very pleasant and not overcrowded like some of the other tours. Captain Cathy and Justin were so much fun to hang with and they really go out of their way to make everyone... More

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Porto Azzurro, Italy
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This was my 8th+ trip with Dolphin Journeys within the past few years...and as always, BOY did they deliver! We met at the dock at 8.30am as planned, there were only 5 people on the trip, which made for a very private and enjoyable experience. We motored out into the sea and found a pod of dolphins that were circling... More

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South Lake Tahoe, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I've had the pleasure of living in Hawaii for several years and this is by far one of the best experiences I've ever had!!!! Captain Kathy and Justin are an added bonus to the fantastic day with the wild Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins! Listening to the dolphins and having them all around me was so exciting. There were easily a hundred... More

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San Francisco, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Dolphins swim along side and beneath. Listen to their songs underwater. Watch them surf the wake and do aerial flips/spins...because they can. I think couple of the dolphins fell in love with my husband -- they twirled and flirted. We had a spectacular time. With just five of us on the boat, plus Captain Kathy and Justin, guide...we got in... More

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Hong Kong, China
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Had a wonderful time with Captain Cathy and our snorkel guide Justin. Although we had a hard time finding the dolphins, once we found them there were so many swimming around us. This was definitely the best thing we did and Captain Cathy & Justin made it a first rate experience! An absolute must for anyone visiting the Big Island!

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Brandon, VT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 via mobile

Captain Cathy had a hard time finding the dolphins, but was determined. After a longer than usual boat ride, she dropped us near a large pod that was swimming towards us. I never thought we would see that many dolphins at one time !!! We boarded the boat a few more times, so Cathy kept putting us ahead of the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 via mobile

This trip was amazing...the captain and crew were cometely attentive to the comfort and safety of guests, especially watchful of a couple elderly guests. When we encountered dolphins, we were completely coached about being respectful visitors and helped to have our gear fit correctly. Slipping into the water, a moment later we were with a huge group of dolphins swirling... More

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