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Address: Kaleiopapa Street, Keauhou Bay, Boat Launch Ramp, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Dolphin Discoveries offers unique ocean experiences that will touch your...

Dolphin Discoveries offers unique ocean experiences that will touch your heart and live in your memory for a lifetime!

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Amazing Wild Dolphin Swim

We had Erika for our tour and she made the trip and swim amazing. Once we were in the water, Erika would let us know where the dolphins were/if they were heading straight towards... read more

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Brisbane, Australia

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had Erika for our tour and she made the trip and swim amazing. Once we were in the water, Erika would let us know where the dolphins were/if they were heading straight towards us. She was very knowledgeable about the plant and animal life in the oceans and was able to tell us interesting facts about the area. I... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Alex and Mike were great and laid back snorkeling guides. Everything was lovely and easy. I would recommend the morning snorkeling tour to any group.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had an outstanding experience. Captain Erika and first mate Tiana were so much fun. They were professional and enthusiastic. They informed us what to expect and they delivered. We did swim with dolphins. They even came close enough to make eye contact. It was amazing. After we got back on the boat the crew had snacks waiting for us... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went out with Captain Erika (she could double as a younger Rene Russo!) and Firstmate Tiana. Not only did we swim with Spinner and Spotted Dolphins, Captain Erika located a HUGE pod of Pilot Whales. We ended up spending nearly 2 hours right in the middle of this part of amazing creatures. To say we were close to them... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took the dolphin-whale watch snorkel trip but saw no dolphins or whales. Capt Daniel was very well informed and told many interesting stories. The snack was really nice - fresh fruit, cheese and crackers, vegetables and dip and individual snack bags of chips, etc. Capt Daniel was very helpful with everyone about how to use the snorkel gear. The... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The whole experience far exceeded what we were expecting! Nick & Tiana hosted a very memorable adventure into the waters. I would definitely recommend Dolphin Discoveries to anyone visiting the Big Island. Between swimming with the dolphins, spotting whales and snorkeling in the world's most beautiful corral reefs, the crew was extremely knowledgeable about the sites and served great snacks!... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great trip with captain Erika and crew Kriss. We saw dolphins, a whale, a shark and a swordfish, besides the coral reef fish. Wonderful half way.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great time with Captain Sydney and Kim. They found a pod of dolphins and got us close so we could jump in and see them. We then went to a great snorkeling location. Light food on board but hit the spot. Would definitely recommend this tour!

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Westborough, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our 3rd trip with Dolphin Discoveries, great to be back. Erica and Alex were great and really enjoy their jobs, if you want to call being on the water, whale watching, and catching some rays a job. We saw a couple of different whale pods, a mom and a youngster in Kealakekua while snorkeling. Then as they say... More 

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Roxborough, Tobago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great time with Captain Dan Carver! Loved the vibrantly colored fish and history of the island. Saw a humpback, too, but no Dolphins this time

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