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Dolphin Quest

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Dolphin Quest Hawaii, located at the spectacular Hilton Waikoloa Village, brings people and dolphins closer than ever in fun, interactive dolphin encounter programs for all ages. This unique experience is on-of-a-kind on Hawaii's Big Island and is...more
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425 Waikoloa Beach Dr, at Hilton Waikoloa Village, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96738
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All reviews dolphin encounter swim with the dolphins encounter deluxe tots once in a lifetime an amazing experience dream come true bucket list year old daughter fun experience small group worth every penny take pictures whole family hilton waikoloa the big island trainers
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Reviewed yesterday

Fun experience for our daughter! Just wish they would give parents more places to stand and watch not in the sun and so far away. They basically force you into buying their expensive pictures!

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

We were blown away with the time we spent with the dolphin. The trainer Rachael was very knowledgeable and truly loves her job, it showed in her smile and everything she did. We learned a considerable amount about dolphins and enjoyed the one on one...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and I wanted to go snorkeling, so went with these guys. The ocean has had strong swell warnings, but the concierge assured us that it would be calmer the next day and that if the swells were higher than 4 foot we wouldn’t...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jilybuck
Reviewed 3 days ago

Above all expectations! Staff made the experience fun and EASY with little kids! Can’t wait to go back again

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Each time we visit Waikoloa we do the dolphin experience and it’s always awesome. This time was our family’s favorite to date. Got a little extra time with them and had a wonderful time!

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Grant W
Reviewed 5 days ago

Sarah was so knowledgeable, patient and helpful. very sweet and pleasant and made our visit wonderful. The dolphins are beyond, so amazing and such a special visit.

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Experience753999
Reviewed 6 days ago

Friendly, knowledagble, informative staff. Great experience with memories to last a lifetime. Well worth the $$.

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Erika T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a very neat experience. They give you life jackets and instructions on what to do and you actually get to swim with dolphins in their lagoon. The dolphins are well trained and know a lot of tricks. They seem pretty happy to be...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Devan C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We gave our 6 year old granddaughter the Kids Quest experience as a Christmas present. She loved every minute of the visit. The classroom time was fun and really prepared her for interacting with the dolphins. Dolphins are definitely her favorite animals now and best...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Located at the back of the Grand Waikoloa Hotel, Dolphin Quest has got to be on a lot of bucket lists. The hotel is difficult to find in the maze of condos, shops and hotels, so scout it out the day before to avoid being...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Raymond J
July 31, 2018|
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Response from alisamarrone | Reviewed this property |
The experience will be amazing. The four of us had so much fun interacting with the dolphins.
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May 28, 2018|
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Response from DuaneGuenard | Reviewed this property |
That is a busy time of year. I recommend booking at least a few weeks in advance if it is important to you. You might try calling now to ask them how much in advance they recommend. Also ask what time of day is usually... More
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Rdizazzo
March 11, 2018|
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Response from pat f | Reviewed this property |
Don’t know how far but there are cabs. Don’t know which is better but Oahu was a dream come true for my sister.
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