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Address: 41-202 Kalanianaole Hwy Ste 7, Makapuu Point, Waimanalo, Oahu, HI 96795-1820
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes

Sea Life Park, Hawaii's marine life comes alive in a dazzling display that...

Sea Life Park, Hawaii's marine life comes alive in a dazzling display that will entertain and delight visitors. Located just 15 miles from Waikiki, on Oahu's beautiful and scenic Makapuu Point, Sea Life Park is a world-class marine attraction perched between the majestic Koolau Mountain Range and breathtaking Makapuu Beach. See dolphins swim, sea lions sing, and penguins perform in this magical place by the sea.

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We had a lovelytime even if we are a little over aged. The animals are cute & the view during the dolphin show is just stunning with the real ocean in the back

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Sabrina D
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife wanted to swim with the dolphins (I did not as I had done this years ago thankfully). We booked this before leaving on our Hawaii vacation and we're so dissatisfied when we got there. First of all, I had to pay general admission which was almost $50. The dolphin swim (they offer different packages) for my wife was... More 

Thank Steve C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a lovelytime even if we are a little over aged. The animals are cute & the view during the dolphin show is just stunning with the real ocean in the back

Thank Sabrina D
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Park was nice for small children. Dolphin show was good and the bird enclosure was fun. Unfortunately we didn't have the best customer service. Several rude employees.

Thank Mary J
Santa Clarita, California
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Yes, there is a sadness to the dolphins in captivity but since they are already there we decided to have a photo taken with them. The cost of admission and the touching the dolphins was included in our Go Oahu card. The photos were expensive. They have lockers and a changing area. Parking is easy and there are a lot... More 

Thank Shannon R
Brooklyn, New York
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13 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I decided to do a swimming with the dolphin activity since I was available instead of stay back in Waikiki bored which cost me $398 for two people.Once we got to the park they explain all the rules got a luck which u can't open after closing because u would have to pay again.The activity felt like it last 15... More 

Friendswood, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great time! Daughter did the dolphin encounter - she loved it. Highly recommend to to the Royal plan to swim with the dolphins. More costly but wish we would have spent the extra and done it. Be sure to make reservations! People were very helpful.

Thank TexasKim2016
Hamilton, New Zealand
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got a 2 for 1 voucher from our rental car guide and figured it could be worth a look. Its a nice little wildlife park. Not the fanciest or the biggest but the dolphin shows were good and had a range of other sealife on show. Have a chat to the guy with the parrots, he's a good dude.... More 

Thank David M
Arvada, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small scale of Sea World. Don't expect a Sea World scale in here, but still worth the trip. Do your research for admissions discounts. We bought the admission tickets in advance via their website and receive a free $10 voucher to spend for meals per person. Basically, they pay for our lunch there, which was awesome! The... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I decided to fulfill a bucket list item and swim with the dolphins on a Sept 2016 visit to Hawaii. I umdertook some research and found only 1 doLenin adventure that actually let you touch the Dolphins and that was at Sea Life Park.., There are 3 levels of ""encounters" - I opted for the Royal the top of the... More 

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This Park is appalling. Management should be ashamed of themselves. Where do I start? Firstly the poor sea life. There were 13 Green Sea Turtles in a very small enclosure. It was a very hot, humid day and there was little water in their pool. Was awful to see and upset our grandchildren who love animals. We arrived around 2:30... More 

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Sea_Life_Park_Admin, Manager at Sea Life Park Hawaii, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your recent experience at the park and provide us with great feedback. The quality of the guest's experience we provide is very important to us. We take it seriously and discuss them with our management team. We are proud to say that the park is 52 years old however are... More 

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