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Dolphin Star (Hoku Nai'a)

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Waianae, HI, USA
About Dolphin Star (Hoku Nai'a)
Meet wild dolphins on a Hawaiian eco-tour for all ages aboard the Dolphin Star's Wild Dolphin Watch! A world away from Waikiki, West O’ahu provides the once-in-a-lifetime experience of seeing playful dolphins and other marine life with the stunning backdrop of the Wai’anae mountain range. Panoramic decks and best dolphin activities, with crew of Certified Naturalists, narration, video presentation, keiki program and Dolphin Guarantee year-round! Plus, bonus opportunity to see whales in season (December – April). All aboard the Dolphin Star (Hoku Nai'a), an eco-friendly catamaran custom built for wild dolphin watching and snorkeling in paradise.
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On this two-hour Oahu eco-tour, explore the shoreline of Oahu’s western coast in search of Hawaiian spinner dolphins. In addition to the pods of playful dolphins that leap and spin in the air, there’s also the chance you’ll find Bottlenose dolphins, spotted dolphins, and whales (December-April). Dolphin sightings are guaranteed, and select the lunch option for the chance to build your own burger from the BBQ lunch station aboard the boat. A fun outing for the entire family!
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Clare S wrote a review Jul 2020
2 contributions1 helpful vote
We were with an alternate group who respect the marine wildlife. Then the Dolphin star arrived with their 60? people on board, blasting music and totally destroyed the beauty peacefulness of the waianae coast I would never go with this group. It is not eco friendly at all
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Date of experience: December 2019
M-jacobson wrote a review May 2020
Longmont, Colorado21 contributions2 helpful votes
When I called the office they denied that their barge hit the concrete dock with such force it shifted the bumper and destroyed my new Shimano bait caster.They had my previous review removed.Not good biz practice or aloha at all.Sincerely, Brad Pennington
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Date of experience: February 2020
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OahuJoshua wrote a review Mar 2020
15 contributions
This was by far a fantastic experience for me and my girlfriend. The food was amazing. The service was Five star and most importantly the music from the start to the amazing finish was worth every moment. Thank you so much for the time on the Pacific!!!
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Date of experience: November 2019
Jessica B wrote a review Mar 2020
4 contributions
Booked this adventure for our anniversary and had a blast! The captain, Reggie, was very knowledgeable and happy to answer questions. My husband and I were able to see humpback whales up close for the first time. We also saw turtles, flying fish, spotted dolphins and spinner dolphins. It was obvious the crew enjoyed their jobs and were passionate about it. Our manager, Jessica, went out of her way to make sure our trip was memorable. The food on-board is great, as well as the drinks. Highly recommend the Dolphin Star to others.
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Date of experience: March 2020
Alexandra T wrote a review Mar 2020
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We went on this tour on march 6th in the morning, we really appreciated everything they have to offer. We saw dolphins as promised but also humpback whales and sea turtles. The dinner was good but i don't recommend it because it does not help with sea sickness. We used the transportation service to go and to come back to waikiki and if you can ask for Carlos' bus, great entertainer and really nice to have some information about everything there is on the way to the harbor. I really recommend this activity
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Date of experience: March 2020