30 Minutes
Duration
Kahala, Oahu
Location
10:00AM, 2:00PM, 3:00PM, 4:00PM, 9:00AM
Tour Times
Best Of Hawaii

Incredible and inspiring interactive dolphin swim experience. Our dolphins come to you for a close-up look and hands-on greeting as you wade into their ocean lagoon. Swim alongside our dolphins and enjoy underwater and above-water views. You’ll feed our dolphins, touch them, play with them, swim with them. Each Dolphin Encounter is unique and different and fun – and always extraordinary.

Program Information:

  • 25 minutes with dolphins
  • Our dolphins come to you for a close-up look and hands-on greeting as you wade into their ocean lagoon
  • Swim alongside our dolphins and enjoy underwater and above-water views
  • You’ll feed our dolphins, touch them, play with them, swim with them
  • Each Dolphin Encounter is unique and different and fun – and always extraordinary
  • Great personalized photos of you and the dolphins to share with friends, family, Facebook, available for purchase
  • You will interact with dolphins in a small, intimate group of no more than 6 people and your marine mammal specialist
  • To discuss making dolphin encounter reservations for a guest with special needs, please contact us directly by phone.

*Each child 5-9 must be accompanied by a paying adult.

Restrictions:

  • Must be 5 years or older to participate. Children age 5 to 9 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
  • Participants must be able to follow directions and instructions provided by the trainer and other staff and crew members.
  • Participants may not wear any jewelry in the water with live animals.
  • Participants may not use personal cameras during their encounters with live animals.
  • Participants must refrain from smoking.
  • Any behavior such as drunkenness, violent or abusive conduct, singing or shouting which may constitute annoyance to other Participants or the dolphins is prohibited.
  • Any Participant displaying lewd, offensive, or threatening behavior either to the other guests or Dolphin Quest staff will be removed from the site without a refund.
  • Participants must be able to move about freely within the water environment.
  • Participants must be comfortable in the water and be able to manage their movements as instructed in and around the animals while wearing required water safety gear. Unless otherwise prearranged, participants must be able to physically move from one location to another by crossing sand, climbing stairs, traversing floating platforms, have mobility between standing and sitting positions, crossing slippery and uneven or unlevel surfaces both in and out of the water.
  • Local weather conditions may require that Participants be able to handle heat, humidity, direct sun exposure, wind and torrential rains.
  • Participants can expect to be around large marine mammals as well as marine animals within the natural environment. Our dolphins have been trained for interactions. As wild animals, their behavior can still be unpredictable.
  • Dolphin Encounter programs are not for expectant mothers.

Schedule:

  • Available: Daily
  • Tour Times: 9am, 10am, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm
  • Duration: 30 Minutes

Please note, any rescheduling made within 48 hours of scheduled Encounter Program time will be charged an additional rebooking fee of $75 per guest.

Location:

We are located at The Kahala Resort

5000 Kahala Ave, Honolulu, HI 96816

Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled activity time.

And don’t forget to bring a towel!