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Dolphin Quest

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Address: 425 Waikoloa Beach Dr, at Hilton Waikoloa Village, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96738
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+1 808-886-2875
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 17:00
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Dolphin Quest Hawaii, located at the spectacular Hilton Waikoloa Village,...

Dolphin Quest Hawaii, located at the spectacular Hilton Waikoloa Village, brings people and dolphins closer than ever in fun, interactive dolphin encounter programs for all ages. This unique experience is on-of-a-kind on Hawaii's Big Island and is great for kids, adults or the entire family! Reservations can be made a year in advance. Dolphin Quest's Learning Center Lagoon, opened in 1988, was the first of its kind and inspired a new generation of large, natural habitats for marine mammals. A portion of the proceeds from your Dolphin Quest encounter program supports vital marine education, conservation and research.

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My grandson and I really enjoyed the experience, very personalized, the trainers very good, knowledgeable, friendly.

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Reviewed 6 days ago
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My grandson and I really enjoyed the experience, very personalized, the trainers very good, knowledgeable, friendly.

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Beaverton, Oregon
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

An excellent experience I would recommend to anyone! Great for all ages and abilities and it so incredible to be so close to these intelligent creatures.

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I'm not a fun of keeping animals closed but I love dolphins. There are more then 10 in the place. Tours for jurists are very often and my impression was that it is too often for dolphins.

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My boys loved taking pictures with the dolphins! This will be a vacation to remember! Thanks for the experience.

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Amazing experience meeting and touching these beautiful creatures. I loved that the guide taught us about the animals which was informative and fun. She fielded all of our questions with solid information, and gave ample time to touch the dolphins. Awesome!

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Eureka, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was expensive, but worth every penny. I really like the way that the dolphins here are treated, with the utmost respect for their individual autonomy and needs. I had a great time.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very pricy for what you get, also was told it included pictures. Not the case, you have to pay for pictures but there is a photographer taking pictures.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This experience is very expensive given the time with the Dolphins. I tried it once with my children and paid for the enhanced experience. I had to remind them we paid for the enhanced experience to receive it. Went again in May and paid for the "enhanced" experience but did not receive it. Sent an email to Dolphin Quest but... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really loved the experience. It is truly magical and you learn a lot about the preservation of the species and all the good Dolphin Quest is doing. They are such sweet animals. The only complaint I had is $295 per person and it was like $150 for digital photo's... 45 minutes is REALLY a short experience. Also they put another... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Your staff was so friendly and helpful. They were so patient with the kids. My grandchildren learned so much. There time with the dolphins was amazing. They will remember this forever . Thank you

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