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Dolphin Discoveries

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Address: Kaleiopapa Street, Keauhou Bay, Boat Launch Ramp, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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+1 808-322-8000
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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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Awesome swim with wild dolphins

Sian was a great giude and capt.placed us several times in the water where the dolphins swam around and under us. He was very careful around the dolphins and explained how we... read more

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Rick B
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Newton, Massachusetts
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Newton, Massachusetts
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Sian was a great giude and capt.placed us several times in the water where the dolphins swam around and under us. He was very careful around the dolphins and explained how we should act to not disturb them. That allowed us to have a great experience.

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Lakeland, Florida
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a great time. My wife wanted to see the dolphins and I wanted to see the coral and fish at the Captain Cook Monument. We both got exactly what we wanted. It was a great day, and Erika and Kriss made it all that much better.

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Corte Madera, California
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a most wonderful experience courtesy of Captain Mike when he took us out for an early morning snorkel and dolphin watching trip. We were fortunate enough to be in a party of six and Captain Mike had the foresight to take us to Captain Cook before any other boats arrived that morning. We practically .had the entire bay... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was the best excursion I have ever been on in Hawaii. The crew ( Nick and Tina) were professional, fun and good educators. They were very accommodating to my family member that needed additional assistants. There were so many dolphins, it was unbelievable. They went beyond the call of duty and helped out two folks in a sinking kayak.... More 

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Durham, Oregon
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was a magical experience. The crew was fantastic and this adventure FAR exceeded my families expectations.

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Lino Lakes, Minnesota
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a great cruise with Sian and Tiana. They told entertaining stories and provided historical context to the area. They found dolphins about ten minutes into the cruise and our group of ten spent over an hour swimming with them. The dolphins seemed to be engaged with all the swimmers (there were tourists from many companies who came to... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I never snorkled before, and for me that was a bit difficult given I am not the world's best swimmer. Captain Nick was awesome, he guided me through it and I was floating and snorkeling in no time. Great experience. Nice commentary on the landmarks too.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We booked to go on the Dolphin Swim & Snorkel with Dolphin Discoveries yesterday, with the wonderful Sian & Tiana. Within 30 mins we'd found a pod of 20 spinner dolphins and they stayed around our boat for about an hour whilst we swam with them! It was such an incredible experience! We also snorkelled on a reef near the... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been on numerous snorkel trips in Hawaii. But none can compare to Dolphin Discoveries . Captain Nick and Kim were unbelievably fantastic to us. There were only 10 of us on the boat and it was such a personal tour. Swimming with the dolphins was amazing, one of the best experiences of my life. This is the only... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our Captain Nick and Kim were absolutely amazing. We enjoyed every moment of the experience. Highly recommend.

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