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Departing Honokohau Harbor at 7am, cruise the beautiful Kona Coastline while the captain searches for the dolphin close to shore.  The crew provides an educational briefing on how to respectfully interact with the animals and once the pod is found, you and your swim guide will slip into the waters to play, dance, and socialize with the dolphin. You may be swimming with anywhere from 5 to 200 dolphin or more, depending on the pod size. After your dolphin swim, the captain will escort you to a pristine reef for some snorkeling and relaxing. Your trip includes complimentary snacks and beverages as well as complimentary photo's. All necessary gear is provided. Start off your morning with 3.5 hours of total bliss!
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Go swimming with dolphins on a tour that ensures the charismatic mammals are treated with the utmost respect. While in harbor, your guides brief your small group on how to interact with the dolphins in their natural habitat before allowing you into the water to meet and play with them. Afterward, snorkel a pristine reef with exotic fish, turtles, and rays. Includes all equipment, as well as snacks, beverages, and photographs.
  • Small-group tour ensures an intimate experience
  • Swim in confidence knowing that your guides respect the dolphins
  • Includes snacks and beverages: No need to bring your own
  • Your guides provide complimentary photographs to keep as souvenirs
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Best excursion I have ever done!!!

I have traveled to various Hawaii Islands for many years and have done my share of ocean excursion. I can whole heartily say that the dolphin dreaming dolphin swim was by far the best ocean excursion I have ever been on. The crew; Chad, Dusty...More

3  Thank Mary T
Reviewed 1 week ago
Bucket List Experience

Our guides Chad and Dusty were amazing. They were fun but attentive guys who made sure we had a good time. Being in the water with wild dolphins is incredible, and I'll never forget being right above them or next to them. We were also...More

2  Thank Zain J
Reviewed 1 week ago
Highlight of our Honeymoon

I had an excellent time swimming with dolphins through the Dolphin Dreaming experience. I have dreamed of swimming with a dolphin since I was a little girl growing up in Illinois, so I was determined to make this happen on my honeymoon in Hawaii. I...More

2  Thank Katherine B
Reviewed 1 week ago
Good Tour Group for Dolphin Swim

The dolphin swim was one of our trip highlights. A very unique experience to be able to swim near dolphins in their natural habitat. This tour group leaves earlier than most so you will have about 45 minutes of time alone with the dolphins, near...More

2  Thank NatalieSP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great trip!

Dusty and Chad provided a great experience for myself and my two teenage girls. We liked that there were only 10 of us on the boat and we left very early before all the big boats with loads of people. They were a lot of...More

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June 10, 2018|
Response from Hunter W | Reviewed this property |
You probably can’t do a dolphin tour because they depart early in the morning. There is an evening manta ray tour.
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