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Sea Life Park Hawaii

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41-202 Kalanianaole Hwy Ste 7, Makapuu Point, Waimanalo, Oahu, HI 96795-1820
+1 866-393-5158
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USD 87.00*
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Chief's Luau at Sea Life Park
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USD 41.87*
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Sea Life Park Hawaii Admission Tickets
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USD 89.00*
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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.
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good30%
  • Average21%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
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“dolphin show” (192 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
41-202 Kalanianaole Hwy Ste 7, Makapuu Point, Waimanalo, Oahu, HI 96795-1820
+1 866-393-5158
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Sea life park is small but very enjoyable. Not a lot to the place but it is quaint and fun. We watched the dolphins do there tricks and there trainer put them thru there paces. Only takes a couple hours and it near the blow...More

Thank Rickczap
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

I didn't have the highest expectations but sadly even those were not met. The park is old and it shows. There were very few animals out for us to see. We saw 2 penguins, a tank full of turtles and a bird aviary. That said...More

1  Thank Kirstie E
Sea_Life_Park_Admin, Manager at Sea Life Park Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha Kristie E., Thank you for taking time to come visit Sea Life Park. We appreciate your honest opinions. We are currently in the first phase of our exciting renovation/theming project of the park and we encourage you to return in the near future to...More

Reviewed 12 October 2017

You can view these animals close up, watch interesting demonstrations and even swim with or feed some of them. We are sometimes of two minds about these types of events. Dolphins do jump and swim and spin naturally but does it bother them to have...More

Thank annaliese
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I was amazed with the training staff, their knowledge and connection with the dolphins and sea lions was amazing. Swimming with the dolphins was a dream come true. Had an amazing time

Thank cheryl h
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We are a family of 4 with children 11 and 13. We did the dolphin Encounter and found it amazing . The kids had a great time interacting with the dolphin and the photos were amazing. We would highly recommend this and would do it...More

Thank Prudence E
Reviewed 30 September 2017

My wife and I went here a few hours before our Luau at Chief;s held in the park. We watched 2 different dolphin shows and a sea lion show. All were good and entertaining. Incredible animals. We checked out everything and while there could be...More

Thank Chris E
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Very impressive ... my wife kiss a dolphine and I swim with sharks... many thanks to instructors. They keep me calm and they show me how swim even if I never swim below with cylinder.

Thank Z p
Reviewed 18 September 2017

I like the Sea Life Park. It's much smaller than other aquariums/aquatic "theme parks", but there's still a lot to see, with great animals. The aviary, The birds are so beautiful and friendly. It's a great experience and I loved taking my family there..More

1  Thank DaveHom1796
Sea_Life_Park_Admin, Manager at Sea Life Park Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha DaveHom1796, Thank you for choosing Sea Life Park as a place to bring your family. We strive to provide a safe and friendly environment for all our keiki and families. We are thrilled to hopefully see you and your family in the near future....More

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

This is a smaller, quaint water park that we've visited in the past. Easily accessible, located on the eastern part of Oahu. Also conveniently to Sandy Beach. They have quite allot to offer: dolphin show, sea lion education, swimming with the dolphins and/or sea lions,...More

Thank Avid_traveler0710
Sea_Life_Park_Admin, Manager at Sea Life Park Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha Avid_traveler0710, Thank you for coming to Sea Life Park! We are thrilled you enjoyed our shows, chiefs luau, and trainer talks. On top of that isn't our view amazing? We hope you and your family are able to come back in the near future...More

Reviewed 15 September 2017

The park itself was quite boring. There isn't much to see. We did the Dolphin Encounter as a part of our premium attraction for the Go Oahu Pass. When you sign in for your encounter they give you wrist bands with a number 1 or...More

1  Thank Charlene C
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20 November 2017|
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Response from Rachel A | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there have been 139 cetacean deaths there. You can find the info on CetaBase, Keiko Conservation, or by putting in a Freedom Of Information Act request with the National Marine Fisheries Service. I looked this up after... More
David W
13 October 2017|
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Response from Maria M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they offered hand stamps. There didn’t seem to be much around in terms of eating elsewhere close by.
Rosie N
20 September 2017|
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Response from Charlene C | Reviewed this property |
Hi Rosie, During my Encounter, they do not allow you to bring your own camera. They take photos for you however they are quite expensive. $18 per photo. There were about 12 guests in our group. They really only let you take... More