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Sea Life Park Hawaii

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Address: 41-202 Kalanianaole Hwy Ste 7, Makapuu Point, Waimanalo, Oahu, HI 96795-1820
Phone Number:
+1 866-393-5158
09:30 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes

Sea Life Park, Hawaii's marine life comes alive in a dazzling display that...

Sea Life Park, Hawaii's marine life comes alive in a dazzling display that will entertain and delight visitors. Located just 15 miles from Waikiki, on Oahu's beautiful and scenic Makapuu Point, Sea Life Park is a world-class marine attraction perched between the majestic Koolau Mountain Range and breathtaking Makapuu Beach. See dolphins swim, sea lions sing, and penguins perform in this magical place by the sea.

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Great place to spend a relaxing afternoon with beautiful, talented animals and trainers. Beautiful views we had a great time.

Reviewed 19 March 2017
Richmond, Virginia
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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We wanted to swim with dolphins with my nine year old daughter and we're debating whether to go off-shore or go to Sea Life Park. There were no guarantees going off-shore, so we chose the Park. We are extremely happy we did! The dolphins were like puppies that wanted to play. The staff swimmers kept humans and dolphins safe and... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

Great place to spend a relaxing afternoon with beautiful, talented animals and trainers. Beautiful views we had a great time.

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This attraction is good for kids and adults but is showing its age. There are not a lot of attractions within the park and most a bit "tired". It is a nice option however for a drive along the shore and a break from the other touristy attractions. go if you have some extra time.

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5 reviews
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Activities are fun people are friendly lots to do there royal dolphin swim is HIGHLY recommended to do

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Anchorage, Alaska
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

After reading reviews then going there ourselves we thought this place got a bad wrap for being no fun and being tiny. The truth is if you miss the dolphin show and the sea lion show it may not be worth the trip. We caught both shows and our girls loved it as much as we did. The shark cave... More 

Thank Zachary B
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

Our family of 4, including 2 teen daughters, enjoyed a day here in mid-February. Even though the place isn't huge, it is well designed and it was obvious that the staff that we came into contact with, love their jobs and the animals. The shark tank has a large viewing area as does the dolphin pool. Our daughters swam with... More 

Thank Mary K
Winnipeg, Canada
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

I did not enjoy this.The place is old and needs many renovations. It is expensive for what you get. First time there not impressed.

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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Went with my daughters and granddaughter. Park is a bit dated and could really use some paint. Beautiful views from the the park of the ocean and other barrier islands. Went to do the dolphin excursion and adventure. Depending on where you stay it will take about 45 minutes to an hour to get there as it is a long... More 

Thank Talemah J
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Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We went primarily for the dolphin swim but it was nice they had the park around it as well. Beautiful place. Small and a bit unorganized. The dolphin experience was fun, but felt a bit expensive ($189 each) and on top of that they charged you $3 for a locker which we realized afterwards you don't even need as you... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

Although I read reviews of the costly admission to this sea life, it didn't deter me from giving it a shot. Wasn't disappointed. Smaller than some Marine Life Amusement Parks, but given that much of the funding actually goes to conservation and public awareness projects, it was well worth it. There were bi-hourly dolphin and seal shows, and a staff... More 

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