Captain Jason and his crew immediately made us feel like family, starting off with fresh tropical fruit and hot beverages as we headed out into the beautiful blue waters looking for the pod of dolphins with which we would share our morning.
The Pueo Kai is really comfortable for six people, room to lounge on the bow and spread out so you can take photos, sunbathe, and just relax. Being a double hulled catamaran, it is a smooth ride on the ocean - important for those who don't have good "sea legs" or don't spend a lot of time on boats.
The Captain sighted a huge pod of dolphins and in just a few minutes time, we were in the water with our swim guide, (present with guests at all times), swimming with wild dolphins! They seemed as interested in us as we them, so it was really an incredible moment of tuning in to these incredible, intelligent creatures - WOW! Our time in the water seemed to stand still, it was simply magical!
What I really like about Hawaii Oceanic is the personalized tours they offer. No matter if you are a group of friends, or a family, or couples just wanting a more private experience, rather than being on a huge boat with 30 people, you receive very personal attention and a swim guide for six people, which is a much better guide to guest ratio than the larger boats.
If you want a quality, personalized dolphin swim with an eco minded crew that has utmost respect for the ocean environment and its inhabitants, Hawaii Oceanic should be your choice!
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