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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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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 19:00
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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!!!!

We were on the Ali'i Adventure with Captain Nick and Tiana. My first time to snorkel. They were helpful and kind. We saw well over a hundred dolphins as well as a couple of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
bluekitchen12
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Mesa, Arizona
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Mesa, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were on the Ali'i Adventure with Captain Nick and Tiana. My first time to snorkel. They were helpful and kind. We saw well over a hundred dolphins as well as a couple of whales. Captain Nick was very knowledgeable and passionate about his tours. They guided us to the areas we were sure to see dolphins and continued to... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I used Dolphin Discoveries for the second time last week. We took the morning snorkel tour to Captain Cook's and Two-Step with Captain Dan, and had a fabulous time. Captain Dan was very sociable and knowledgeable. We saw so many different kinds of fish, turtles, and even an octopus! The next time we're on the Big Island,... More 

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Thank KatherineM2007
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I lived one of the most amazing experience of my life! I swam with over 100 Dolphins! But, I think that Many is not usual. But just see one dolphin worth it in my opinion. The snokelling in capitain cook was beautiful. Captain Nick was amazing and very helpful! He is passionate of what is doing and make sure everyone... More 

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South Bend, Indiana
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Captain & crew was very knowledgeable & took us to some great snorkeling! Highly recommend it!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Thank tonypchc
San Francisco
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We swam with dolphins for about 2 hours and then we went to a wonderful snorkeling place. The snorkeling place is fed by some fresh water so we would recommend partial wetsuits if you have any! It was quite magical!

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was a nice overall experience, but I was not blown away. We met near our hotel which was nice. I was surprise at how small the boats were compared to our group. The group was broken into 6 people per boat plus the captain. OK fine. We set out in search of dolphins. We located the pack and soon... More 

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Thank Kristine C
Peoria, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Awesome Experience! Quickly found a pod of dolphins and were able to get into the water and swim with them. Our guide Mike was very helpful in giving tips on how to best view the dolphins. After that we went in search of whales and were able to find a mom/calf pair briefly. Then took a fun zodiac ride down... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had the most enjoyable and satisfying time with our hosts and guides Capt. Nick and Kim. They were informative while entertaining and helped everyone in our group with the snorkeling and made us comfortable with the ocean and the dolphins. We had the best time on this adventure and highly recommend getting on Capt. Nick's and Kim's boat! They... More 

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Pueblo, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great experience! Swam with two pods of dolphins. Then took a fun zodiac boat ride down the coast to snorkel at the Captain Cook memorial. Great snorkeling. Even saw a baby humpback. Snacks were delicious. Our guide was friendly, funny, and very eco-savvy with the ocean and dolphins.

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Anchorage, Alaska
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Captain Dan Carter & Kris were excellent tour guides! Kris was so very knowledgable and fun! Also felt very safe and well cared for. We swam with the dolphins, watched whales breaching & thanks to Captain. Dan's underwater microphone heard then singing! WOW! Finished the adventure snorkeling at Captain Cook monument. What a fantastic adventure! Everyone in our party felt... More 

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