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“Finally got to swim with the dolphins” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Sea Life Park Hawaii

Sea Life Park Hawaii
41-202 Kalanianaole Highway, Suite 7, Makapuu Point, Waimanalo, Oahu, HI 96795
1 (866) 393 5158 and 998 193 3360
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Swim with the Dolphins at Sea Life Park in Oahu
Ranked #5 of 7 Attractions in Waimanalo
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Amusement/ Theme Parks, Amusement Parks
Activities: Swimming with dolphins
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Washington DC
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“Finally got to swim with the dolphins”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

What a blast. Paid for the premium visit (over $200) and checked off an item from my "bucket list." So much fun.

The park itself is very small. Family members got in for half price because they brought a coke can to recycle ($15 versus $30)...they were having a recycling day. The $15 was worth it but unsure about the $30........the dolphin and "walphin" were terrific.

Visited October 2012
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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“See Sea life Park”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

Cool place, staff is passionate about marine life. They have dolphin shows and actually let guests get in the water with dolphins from time to time. It is pretty small, but getting face to face with marine life in Hawaii is pretty awesome.

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Gold Coast Australia
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“Fabulous experience not to be missed”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

The Royal Swim at Sea Life Park, Oahu is a totally awesome experience. We got to swim with a dolphin and a wholphin. What is a wholphin I hear you ask? 27 years ago a dolphin and a killer what got "friendly" and Kekaimalu was born on 5th May 1985. She has since produced a daughter "Kiwilikai" - this was a great shock as she was never expected to be able to reproduce.

Visited October 2012
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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“No No No”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012 via mobile

Do not do the Dolphin Encounter its less than a minute and a big waste of time! This is not an attraction to waste yr time at while visiting Oahu

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Wilmington, Delaware
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“Great "Swim with the animal" experiences!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

I spent a few hours at the aquarium. It's not large by any means, but, would appear to be a great place for families with younger kids. I went for a "Swim with the dolphin" experience, and ended up also doing a "Swim with the sea lion" experience. Both were fun and I have GREAT photos as keepsakes. The photos weren't cheap, but they really were of such great color and quality that I bought them anyway! The park offers various feeding times and entertainment shows. They have a variety of food options available, and lots of clean bathrooms. A nice place to spend a half or whole day!

Visited September 2012
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