Wild dolphins swimming experience

Big Island of Hawaii, United States of America
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What To Expect

Live a unique experience and swim with wild dolphins in Hawaii! You wil get onboard a 40-passenger catamaran to cruise the west coast of O'ahu in search of wild dolphins. This double-hulled catamaran offers a comfortable and stable ride as you relax and take in the breathtaking ocean and mountain views.In the clear waters of West O'ahu, you'll find pods of wild dolphins swimming gracefully in small or large groups. Remembering to keep your distance from the wild dolphins, you can also enjoy looking for Hawaiian green turtles, tropical island fish and other rare wild sea creatures. During the winter months, you'll also have the opportunity to observe the annual migration of humpback whales.On your return home, take in the majestic cascading views of the Waianae Mountain Range.

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Important info

  • Check pickup timetable HERE
  • The tour runs with at least 4 participants
  • Please note: starting October 28, 2021 regulations under the Marine Mammal Protection Act banned the 50-yard approach to Hawaiian spinner dolphins. Therefore, you can watch and swim from 50-yards away for Hawaiian spinner dolphins, but you can swim as usual for other Hawaiian spotted dolphins Hawaiian bottlenose dolphins and another wild creatures. There is no particular change in the content of our tour, but dolphins are wildlife, so the species you can see will vary depending on the situation of the day. Please note that the above rules apply when seeing Hawaiian spinner dolphins. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation for the protection of wild animals.
  • Children under the age of 10 may not be allowed to swim with dolphins in the open sea or in deep water, but they can participate in snorkeling near the coastline
  • Wetsuits can be rented for an additional $10 for adults and $5 for children
  • Infants (0-2) free of charge
  • Things to bring: Swimming suit (please wear a swimming suit under your clothes) - Towels - Sunscreen (Eco friendly if possible) - Hat - Sunglasses
  • Feel free to bring your own food and non alcoholic beverages on the tour, there will be also water, juice and lunch for you
  • Please note that BANANAs are prohibited on the boat due to Hawaiian superstitions. It will bring bad luck
  • You may NOT leave behind your personal belongings on the shuttle bus during the tour, so please only what is necessary and only to bring on a boat
What's included
Shuttle service from/to designated hotels. Snorkel, mask, fins, life-vests (there will be snorkel gear on the boat for you, but if you have your own snorkel, mask and fins, please bring them). Special Hawaiian Lunch (Kalua Pork and Cabbage Bowl with sweet potato). Drink (water and juice). Souvenir (from your journey)
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Live a unique experience and swim with wild dolphins in Hawaii. Relax and take in the breathtaking ocean and mountain views. Admire dolphins, green turtles, tropical island fish and other rare wild sea creatures

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can-cancel You can cancel your tour until a day in advance
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