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Dolphin Quest

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Opens in 25 min: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Dolphin Quest @ Kahala hotel, Oahu

Unforgettable experience with adorable and well trained dolphins. They also have quite wide program... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
whysaynay
A Most Memorable Dolphin Encounter with Nai Noa the Dolphin

We're locals here in the islands & I took my nephew for his 11th birthday to the Dolphin Encounter... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
Darcel_Larimore
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Dolphin Quest Oahu, located at the world-famous Kahala Hotel & Resort just minutes from Waikiki, brings people and dolphins closer than ever in fun, interactive dolphin encounter programs for all ages. Dolphin Quest Oahu's intimate and lush setting...more
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5000 Kahala Ave, Oahu, HI 96816-5411
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Unforgettable experience with adorable and well trained dolphins. They also have quite wide program options. My wife really enjoyed the dolphin encounter session and me and my 3yr daughter enjoyed the program for kids under 5. They proactively re-arranged the schedule due to the trophical...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We're locals here in the islands & I took my nephew for his 11th birthday to the Dolphin Encounter at the Kahala Hotel, I wanted him to have an adventure that was new & memorable & it was beyond our expectations, we loved every minute...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The experience... one to be shared. The staff... knowledgeable & GREAT teachers. The venue... We returned as a family to hoping to repeat the joy of what we had previously experienced. We shared our history with the staff only to find out that our dolphins...More

1  Thank Denise P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I hated it. Those poor dolphins. You just pay for a circus act and some brainwashed lady who is convinced this is a healthy and happy environment for the dolphins and trying to convince you of the same. I hope this place gets shut down.More

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DolphinQuestOahu, Manager at Dolphin Quest, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Samantha, We are sorry you feel this way. Our dolphins are absolutely adored and well cared for at Dolphin Quest. The health and wellness of our dolphins is and has always been our top priority. They are healthy, happy and thriving in their large,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly staff and a ton of interaction! My son loved this...fed, played, and swam with dolphins! Thank you for the amazing opportunity and getting us in without a lot of notice.!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although it might seem pricey this was totally worth it! I was skeptical when I saw that it was inside a hotel but its beautiful. We bought the kids package online and skipped the photo package which was perfect because you are allowed to take...More

Thank Rachel V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This by far our best experience while in Hawaii a bit pricey yes...but the smile it put on the 8 year old face lasted all day. well recommended.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The dolphine we saw was very smart and cute!He showed many performances to us.It became our memory in life.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! Couldn’t say enough about how awesome this experience is. My 11 year old and I had a blast with two dolphins, Hula and Liho. The Kahala is a beautiful resort, and the crew was friendly and accommodating. Definitely worth every penny. Highlight of our...More

1  Thank dhemmah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great activity with the family. Everyone loved it and the got to learn about them while interacting with a dolphin. Worth it! Parking was validated.

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Natalie S
March 25, 2018|
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Response from F2273PZinfo |
I Googled them afterwards. The owner used to capture dolphins in the 80s before he had to surrender his dealer's license so he opened this place. Disgusting.
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Brock H
August 17, 2017|
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Response from Brock H |
Yeah right. Rescued from where.
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dnbcdj5
June 18, 2017|
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Response from OceanLover825 | Reviewed this property |
Dolphin Quest is in Kahala...only about 15 min. from Waikiki. A taxi or Uber shouldn't be too expensive.
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