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Address: 41-202 Kalanianaole Hwy Ste 7, Makapuu Point, Waimanalo, Oahu, HI 96795-1820
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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
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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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$73.29*
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Swim with Sea Lions or Sharks at Sea Life Park Hawaii
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Swim with the Dolphins at Sea Life Park in Oahu
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$85.00*
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Smaller than I expected

We went to Sea Life Park on a Monday during September 2016. The park was clean and well-maintained, but much smaller than I expected. The animals all seemed well treated and well... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
tlb643
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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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Michigan
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went to Sea Life Park on a Monday during September 2016. The park was clean and well-maintained, but much smaller than I expected. The animals all seemed well treated and well fed. There are touch pools and other opportunities to interact with the animals. We did the Dolphin Adventure and our teenager loved swimming with the dolphins. We booked... More 

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Mastic, New York
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76 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Or the five dollars it took to park. The silver lining was the scenic byway along the coast we stopped on several times to take in the breathtaking sights. If you see the sign for this attraction just keep driving.

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Thank Greg P
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I came because of the royal dolphin swim (highly recommend) the dolphin trainers and photographers were all fantasic, polite and very professional about their job overall great experience! The bad... The other staff are rude and ignorant and the park itself is not that big not alot to do we had a quick walk around the place... More 

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Thank Luke180
Sea_Life_Park_Admin, Manager at Sea Life Park Hawaii, responded to this review

Aloha Luke180, Thank you for taking the time to review the park. We are currently in the first phase of our multi-faceted renovation project to enhance and improve the park dramatically, starting with the animals exhibits. Thank you for your patience during this time. We invite you back to see the enhanced sea life park in the future. Please contact... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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14 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Disappointed in the lack of exhibits. Very small. Unless you plan on dolphin encounter or trip into the tank for scuba diving - would not spend the time or money.

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Thank Amber S
San Diego, California
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16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to visit this park since it was on the Oahu Go Card and there was the Dolphin encounter that was included with the card. It was easy to get to the park. You had to pay for parking, not much of a lot and not too many visitors when we went. We like the shark cave entrance to... More 

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

Aloha Smallwave, Thank you for taking the time to review the park. We are currently in the first phase of our multi-faceted renovation project to enhance and improve the park dramatically. Thank you for your patience during this time. The safety of our animals and guests are our number one priority. We do all that we can to ensure that... More 

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5 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to come here as part of a package with our luau. The sea life park is highly run down. We got there at lunch time and caught the end of the dolphin show which was great. However after that there was very little to do until the sea lion show much later. The main theatre was closed and... More 

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

Aloha Hannah, Thank you for taking the time to review the park. We are currently in the first phase of our multi-faceted renovation project to enhance and improve the park dramatically. Thank you for your patience during this time. You have pointed out some key issues that are being addressed, we appreciate it. Please contact me with any further notes... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff is so rude and annoying. If i knew it was such a mess i wouldnt have spent 275$ us today. Very desappointed. The only thing that was nice is the dolphin show

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Thank Meliiee1
Sea_Life_Park_Admin, Manager at Sea Life Park Hawaii, responded to this review

Aloha Meliee1, Thank you for taking the time to review the park. I sincerely apologize for the experience that you had at our park. We pride ourselves on showing aloha to all of our guests as well as creating an educational, fun experience. Please contact me with the details of what happened during your visit. I'd like to invite you... More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Sea Life Park with my wife and had booked to swim with a Dolphin. I was unsure what to expect but whole experience was really enjoyable , informative and emotionally exhilarating. In a very controlled , well managed environment, courtesy of an excellent trainer, we got to interact with a 35 year old beautiful female Dolphin, including carefully stroking... More 

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South Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great overall Luau. We bought the VIP tix for a little more and had front row seats and were called first to the buffet. First in line made my teenage son very happy. The master of ceremonies, Chief, was very funny and entertaining. Food was good but not great. This is not a cheesy Luau. And, great views from the... More 

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