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Dolphin Star (Hoku Nai'a)

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“dolphin watch”(18 reviews)
“hamburger”(20 reviews)
“flying fish”(21 reviews)
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...more
Wai'anae Boat Harbor, Waianae, Oahu, HI 96792
+1 808-983-7827
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was one of my favorite and most memorable things we did as a couple in Hawaii. Everything was great and we got some incredible pictures.

Thank Sonya F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fantastic time with Dolphin Star on October 8. Not only did we see many spinner dolphins from the boat, but they also followed our boat to the snorkeling area, and they swam under and around our tour- showing off their graceful moves...More

1  Thank Colin T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing time. Such a nice beautiful weather. The staff was really nice and accommodating. Our driver Arvin was really funny and friendly. He was very informative about the places. Thank you and aloha....

Thank lauretaaireen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bought my 6 years old daughter for the first time snorkeling trip. She said it was terrific trip and she was so happy to see all these dolphin and sea turtle. Staff was friendly and helpful. Even the Captain called my daughter name when he...More

Thank Peggy Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an excellent time on the Dolphin Star. We encountered a lot of dolphins and great weather, too. Hamburgers were tasty but were frozen and then ad did state gourmet burgers. Not gourmet but delicious. The crew were attentive and friendly, even remembering our...More

Thank Steev J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great trip to see the wild dolphins and snorkeling. Staffs are friendly and great. Had a great time, would definitely do it again when we go back to Honolulu, Hawaii.

Thank Minh N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful tour. The crew made us feel welcome. They made sure we saw the dolphins since my husband and myself are in the senior citizen age group and don't have the sea legs we once had. I highly recommend this tour to...More

Thank Dream110073
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an amazing day on the Dolphin Star. Our Royal star bus was driven my Carlos, and he was the greatest host. He told us interesting facts on the hour long drive. What a lovely young man, nothing was too much trouble. The crew...More

Thank Rose H
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Captain Keith, Russell and the crew were wonderful. We saw multiple pods of spinner dolphins, turtles and flying fish from both decks. The coast was beautiful and my daughter even liked the burgers. She called it “awesome.” If we get to go back to Hawaii...More

1  Thank daldogs3
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Well organised,good food, helpful and pleasant waiters and entertainment that delighted. Our special 50th anniversary night did not disappoint we had a fabulous time and the pictures of the sun setting will keep our memories alive forever.

Thank Mrs Freda B
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Mike K
17 September 2018|
Response from ADPhello | Reviewed this property |
I think they go to different spots depending on the weather and season. We were staying at the Ko Olina resort and we went near there.
25 May 2017|
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Response from Emese T | Reviewed this property |
My husband uses a wheelchair and had help getting on and off the boat but he is able to stand. There is no way a scooter will get on board. Not the cruise for you.