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Dolphin Discoveries

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Dolphin Discoveries offers unique ocean experiences that will touch your heart and live in your memory for a lifetime!
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Kaleiopapa Street, Keauhou Bay, Boat Launch Ramp, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
+1 808-322-8000
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had an amazing time doing the Dolphin swimming and snorkeling combo. It was so much fun and we saw lots of wild dolphins! The crew was super professional and extremely friendly, making us feel like doing a trip with close friends and family. We...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I BIG Shoutout To Erika & Tiana! They had such great knowledge of the tour. Both have phenomenal people skills. Made everyone in the boat feel safe and relaxed. I definitely recommend the tour to anyone visiting the beautiful island of Kona it’s worth every...More

Thank Yancy M
Reviewed 5 days ago

This Dolphin adventure was totally magical! I must have swam with over 100 dolphins and we got to snorkel at captain cook monument! amazing!

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Reviewed 6 days ago

A huge thank you to Dusty and Jake for taking us. They were both so friendly it felt like we were out with friends. We were taken out alittle later than most tours so the water wasnt crowded and the rays were able to relax....More

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Thank sdapiran77
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly enjoyable trip! The crew were totally in synch with the dolphins - knew where they were going to be and ensured that we experienced the joy of swimming with them! A brilliant morning trip!!

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Thank Richard R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dolphin Discoveries provides an amazing Dolphin and Snorkel Experience! Captain Erica gave us numerous opportunities to engage with the wild dolphins in a very respectful way. Crew member Tiana made us feel safe and cared for the entire excursion. Together they help create a fantastic...More

Thank Dmm1307
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We saw many dolphins and were expertly guided to the perfect areas to experience the dolphins. They let us know when and where to get in and we were so close and able to get in with them multiple times. Amazing!!! Crew member Tiana got...More

Thank F T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had such an amazing time! We were able to swim with wild dolphins and even a mom and her calf! We saw loads of dolphins and had time to snorkel in Captain Cook as well. There were only three people on our boat too,...More

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Thank Sheilam1987
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a fantastic swim with dolphins and snorkeling at Captain Cooks monument. They serve us snacks and lunch on the boat. Captain Mike was great and found us a lot of dolphins! I would definitely go again with Dolphin Discoveries.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Captain said we got skunked that means we were the 10% that saw no Mantas. It was a full boat. The Captain told me that they were skunked the past two nights. It would have been nice to have known this prior to booking...More

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Steven E
September 24, 2018|
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Response from cheeley2017 | Reviewed this property |
Firstly, the Dolphin Discoveries people are extremely helpful. It is possible they would drop you back at the launch before the snorkeling part of the excursion. Ask them. Otherwise, I don't know what time you have to be... More
March 26, 2018|
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Response from Tawnya S | Reviewed this property |
We had a different experience from the 2 answers that suggested you swim quickly to keep up with the dolphins. We were taught by our crew to simply float, and the dolphins will casually swim near you. If you chase them... More
July 27, 2017|
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Response from Rob G | Reviewed this property |
definitely! there were a few other companies on the water at the same time as us as we were in the water with the dolphins just as often if not more! not sure how they guarantee a more personalised service with wild animals... More