Dolphin Discoveries, Kailua-Kona

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  • I must admit I had my doubts about this tour but it turned out to be the best money we spent in Kona. Captain Dan was very historically accurate, informative, interesting, helpful with the snorkelers ...  more »
  • This was the second time we have done the Dolphin Discoveries dolphin excursion. Our captain, Daniel, was terrific--funny, informative. We had great luck in finding dolphins to observe while in the wa...  more »
  • The crew was amazing! Captain Erika, Kriss, and Liz (on her first day of work) took us on an incredible journey this morning! We saw a pod of probably 60 dolphins and had 3 opportunities to swim with ...  more »
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  • The dolphin swim tour we did was one of the most incredible experiences in my life so far. I still think back to the tour and am amazed that I swam what real wild dolphins. Our tour guides were extremely knowledgeable and kind and made our trip enjoyable. The went above and beyond with snacks and drinks offered as well. Don’t miss this experience of a lifetime!
  • We had a great time. Swam with the dolphins in the morning and had a great time snorkeling at the captain cook monument after that. Captain also did a great job explaining the Hawaiian lore. Would recommend this company to anyone.
  • One of the best experiences anyone could imagine. Great boat captain got us in the water as the pods moved by. The dolphins swam under and next to us. Great experience with a company I would highly recommend!
  • Hands down, the most amazing experience I’ve ever had! Captain Mike was outstanding! He was so knowledgeable, personable and professional! We had the most incredible snorkel with a huge pod of spinner dolphins, then finished off the day with a male, momma and baby humpback, along with a playful pod of bottle nose dolphins! This is a definite MUST DO if you’re visiting Kona!
  • Spending the morning with Dolphin Discoveries was one of the best days of our whole trip on the Big Island. We did the dolphin swim tour and our crew (Erika and Tiana) were super knowledgeable and professional. It was really important to us that we went with a company that was respectful of the wildlife and Dolphin Discoveries was just that. We didn't "chase" the dolphins and they explained how to interact with them in the water. During our ride to (amazing) snorkeling, we even ran into a couple of humpback whales! They didn't rush the experience and really went with the flow, allowing guests to soak in the whole experience. We couldn't recommend this tour more!
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