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Blue Dolphin Charters

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No visit to Kauai is complete without an adventure on Na Pali Coast! Blue Dolphin Charters is proud to run the two largest motor sailing catamarans on Kauai specializing in tours of Na Pali Coast and the forbidden island of Niihau. Whether you are...more
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4353 Waialo Rd 7B, #2-6b7b, Eleele, Kauai, HI 96705
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great times with captain Chad and crew...super professional and felt like ohana! Saw humpback whales, spinner dolphins, great napali coast views, and gorgeous sunset. Great food, beverages, and bar. And had karaoke fun with captain and crew! Great tunes for all ages and tastes! Ocean...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

Smooth water, breaching whales and clear water snorkeling. According to Captain Roy and one of his mates Joel, the seas were smoother than usual and our snorkeling spot was not normally visited at this time of the year. We did a private charter so service...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Linda S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Thanks Captain Chad. He was in charge!! Commanded our attention on safety, on enjoying the boat ride and spotted the whales. Great trip and very good value.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank K8174VTrobertm
Reviewed 2 days ago

We took a 4 hour "sunset" cruise along the southern coast of Kauai and partially up the Nepali coast. Good captain (Christian, I think). Very good staff (Mercedes and Stacey). Food was good Emphasis on safety was excellent. We had the good fortune to have...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank NormanSantaFe
Dana C, Manager at Blue Dolphin Charters, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Mahalo nui loa for joining us and taking the time to review your experience with Captain Christian and crew Mercedes and Stacey! We are ecstatic that you were able to enjoy the company of humpback whales while sailing with us. Until we meet again, aloha!

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice cat, good crew and captain. Good food, strong maitais. Weather didn’t allow for us to go to Ni’ihau, but received discount and still great time. Clean bathrooms, snorkeling with that many people wasn’t awesome but the boat never felt crowded.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mbsmithmo
Dana C, Manager at Blue Dolphin Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Mahalo nui for taking the time to write your review! We are so happy you enjoyed your time out on the water with us despite not being able to reach Ni'ihau. Until we meet again, aloha!

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I signed up for a sunst dinner cruise in January during my stay on Kauai. It was really good! The view of the napali coast was amazing and the staff was the best! They are so open and very helpful when one gets seasick! The...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Anoukvoss
Dana C, Manager at Blue Dolphin Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Nothing pleases us more than reading about our guests enjoying their time on the water with us. Mahalo nui loa for taking the time to write these kind words. We hope you will once again join us in the future!

Reviewed 4 days ago

This was an amazing and unforgettable experience! The weather was perfect for our cruise and we saw whales, dolphins, and, surprisingly, mountain goats up on the Napali cliffs. The cliffs themselves were absolutely breathtaking, as were the waters of the ocean and the colors of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jagamboa21
Dana C, Manager at Blue Dolphin Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We are so happy to read how much you enjoyed your trip with us! We hope that this trip will be a wonderful memory to look back upon for years to come. Mahalo nui for your review!

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I’m going to give this trip a two stars because the boat ride is extremely long. In a five and a half hour trip your only in the water for an hour. The rest of the trip was on the boat. It’s not a good...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I picked the Deluxe NaPali tour with Blue Dolphin based on reviews and the fact that they were one of the only companies that would allow our 2-year old on their boat tours. Both of my kids (2 and 6) had a great time, though...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Dana C, Manager at Blue Dolphin Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We loved this review! Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience with us in such amazing detail! We know our future guests will appreciate it just as we have enjoyed reading it. We hope that this trip will be a wonderful...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

What a trip! The captain and crew were wonderful, and the food was great. The boat was big enough for everyone, and rode the winter swells well. 2 of our group got a bit sea sick and did not get to enjoy the food. They...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mark M
Dana C, Manager at Blue Dolphin Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for joining us and for sharing a review of your experience! It was a pleasure to read how much you enjoyed your tour despite a bit of sea sickness in your group. Until we meet again, aloha!

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Pam H
November 26, 2018|
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Response from Bheard11 | Reviewed this property |
We are here in December, while I did not feel it was that rough, we did have two people sea sick. From what I hear, the water on the Na Pali coast is pretty consistent year around
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TravelManiac2016
May 14, 2018|
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Response from Marc S | Property representative |
Aloha TravelManiac2016, Federal regulations prohibit the practice of actively placing passengers into the water along with the spinner dolphins that we get to see regularly on our trips. It does happen occasionally that... More
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