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Swim with dolphins in Oahu


Dolphins and You - Swim with Wild Dolphins Tour

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As you cruise Oahu’s western coastline, you will begin swimming with the dolphins. As we head west for the swim with the dolphins, the Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins will sometimes appear right out of the harbor. The Hawaiian Spinner will often swim directly under the boat and frolic the waves. The magical dolphins can be found in many areas. The professional staff at “Dolphins and You” will know where to find the dolphins. They can sometimes be nearer to Kaena Point, which is the most western point on Oahu. They can also be found in a sacred area in the west. The “Dolphins and You” 55-foot powerboat will give you a comfortable ride to your destination. The crew members will help you get fitted with snorkels, life vests, and fins. All “Dolphins and You” crew members are certified in saving lives as well as experts in swimming, surfing and paddling for your safety.

The Spinner dolphin is the main type of dolphin mostly found in the Hawaiian waters. Hawaiian Spinner Dolphin is the English name for these dolphins. They are bottlenose and are skilled at making spinning jumps. When you swim with the dolphins in Oahu, you will get to experience the magical feeling of the mysterious world of the dolphin. Hawaiian dolphins are known to sleep while they swim so we swim quietly around. After your swim with the dolphins you will travel by boat to a spectacular snorkeling spot in Oahu. Swimming with these fish and sea turtles gives you the feeling of being in a palace at the bottom of the sea. The green sea turtle is known to Hawaiians as the guardian deity of the sea. You cannot touch them because they are on the verge of extinction. If the day is nice the staff will take you kayak surfing. On other days kayaks are available for your use.

As you ride back to the harbor you will enjoy a delicious hot lunch of grilled cheeseburger/veggie burgers prepared by your captain.

Between the months of December and April, humpback whales have been seen on the ride back into the Harbor. As a special treat, the staff will entertain you with a hula dancing show. Guests can enjoy a hula dancing lesson from an authentic hula instructor.

This one of a kind cruise includes a swim with dolphins in Oahu, kayaking, Oahu snorkeling, Hula dancing and lunch. The Swimming with Wild Dolphins and Hawaii Culture Cruise will be the highlight of your Hawaii Vacation. Reserve this Swimming with the dolphins cruise with Waikiki Tours and Dolphins and You today!

Tour Highlights:

  • Snorkel cruise along Oahu’s west shore
  • Live entertainment (hula dancing and ukulele performances)
  • Traditional Hawaiian ceremony
  • Snorkeling with tropical fish, sea turtles and dolphins
  • 2-deck powerboat features a water slide, kayaks and stand-up paddle boards

Please note: This is a tour that takes you to marine life in their natural habitat, not in a zoo or park. While dolphins are spotted around 80-90% of the time, dolphin sightings cannot be guaranteed. The snorkeling conditions are also dependent on the weather, and snorkeling only takes place when deemed safe.

The second tour (mid-morning) is only available after the first tour (early morning) is sold out. If you select the mid-morning tour and it is not available, you will be booked for the early morning tour. Please call 866-482-9775 to check availability if you can not do the early morning tour.

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Where and When:
Roundtrip Transportation
If you selected a Roundtrip trip transportation option, free roundtrip transportation is provided from eight Waikiki hotels and the Disney Aulani Hotel in a luxury, air-conditioned coach bus. Pick-up locations include the Ala Moana Hotel, Hawaii Prince, Ilikai Hotel, Ambassador, DFS/ T. Galleria, Hyatt Regency, Waikiki Beach Marriott and New Otani Kaimana.
Your exact pickup time and location will be in your confirmation email.

7:00 am Tour: Waikiki pickups begin at 5:15 am. Disney Aulani pick ups begin at 9:15 am.
11:00 am Tour: Waikiki pickups begin at 9:15 am. Disney Aulani pick ups begin at 10:25 am.

Driving Out
7:00 am Tour: Check in at 6:45 am. The tour returns to the harbor around 11:30 am.
11:00 am tour: Check in at 10:45 am. The tour returns to the harbor around 3:00 pm.

Please be on time for check-in. The boat will not be able to wait. Check-in is at the Waianae Boat Harbor View Map
Children under 2 are not permitted on this tour.
Special Notes:
Operation Days:
Dolphins and You
Fins, mask, snorkel and flotation devices (provided)
Wetsuit (available to rent for $10 per person)
Total : $0.00

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