5 star rating: Highly Recommended 34 Reviews

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  • Location: Waikiki, Oahu
  • Duration:  6 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

Read what other Viator.com travelers think about the Waianae Coast Snorkel Cruise with Dolphin and Seasonal Whale Watching from Oahu. What they loved, what they liked and what they think could be improved, it's all here to help you make the most of your next trip.

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended
May 2015

This was such an amazing adventure. We swam with spinner dolphins for over an hour on our trip and also saw and swam with 4 sea turtles. The crew was awesome and very knowledgeable about the dolphins and sea life. I will do this trip again the next time we are in Hawaii!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
May 2015

Rose ,lex, and savannah were awesome!!! This was the most amazing experience ! Saw Dolphins turtles an a whole bunch of other critters . Once in a lifetime must do ..... Saw all kinds of size Dolphins !!! This adventure was the Best by far hands down!!!!! AMAZING AMAZING AMAZING !!!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
April 2015

This was the most amazing thing we have ever done! Jenna, Rose ans Paul were a fantastic crew! We would do it again in a heartbeat!

Fred M
Canada

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
April 2015

This was an awesome experience. The crew was amazing at finding the whales and dolphins. Paul the photographer was easy to be around and you forgot that he was there taking pictures. We saw lots of whales, turtles, fish but swimming with the Dolphins was amazing. Definitely a highlight of our trip. We have already recommended this excursion to others in our condo as a must do on their holiday. Thank you Jen, Rose, Jess and Paul for a fabulous experience.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
March 2015

Jessica picked us up and we started on a day of adventure like nothing I have ever done before. Jenna, our boat Captain, went above and beyond what she should have! Paul, our photographer was very friendly and active! All I can say is book this tour! We saw everything they said and more! Thx!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
February 2015

Would recommend this company
Weather was jot in outside for our trip by the girls made it worth while we even got a return free voucher due to weather

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
February 2015

It was beautiful. The staff was very friendly and went out of their way to give everyone chances to get in the water and look for wildlife. There were not a lot of good choices for lunch. All in all, I would highly recommend this tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2014

Very fun tour. Totally worth doing. Lots of good stuff. The boat is very fast and fun and we got lucky and saw pilot whales. Definitely worth doing this one if you want some good quality snorkeling.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2014

Fantastic tour, staff great, good food, well worth doing.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2014

The whole experience was worth it.
I would do it again.
I will recommend this tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2014

The most amazing tour!! The captain and the deck hand were marine biologists.. Would do this tour again in a heartbeat!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2014

We had an amazing day! Highly recommend this tour for anyone who likes to snorkel. The crew was super friendly and knowledgeable. And we were lucky enough to find a pod of spinner dolphins about a half hour from the marina. This is the real deal...Swimming with dolphins in their natural habitat!!! I also recommend buying the photos from the professional photographer on board. He took GREAT underwater pictures that we'll enjoy for years. Thanks Dolphin Excursions for a memorable experience!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
April 2014

We had a great time! My daughter is 11 and even though she was the only minor on board the crew made it fun and safe. The crew was friendly, fun and knowledgeable. If there was any criticism I think it would be the transportation to the dock. The van was a little small and claustrophobic. I was in the far back corner. It made the 1 hour drive seem much longer. But hey, once we got there it was awesome! We saw a mother whale and her calf, dolphins, turtles and a bunch of fish. Overall it was very successful

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
April 2014

We had a wonderful time! The staff was great! Very knowledgable, friendlly and energetic. Even though it was the end of whale season in Oahu we still saw a few whales. The best part was swimming with a pod of dolphins in their own habitat. It was amazing! They have a photographer on board and I would definitely sign up to buy her pictures. It is one flat rate and definitely worth it.

Jenni Minneapolis, MN

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
February 2014

BEST day ever in paradise! The boat operators were knowledgeable about the environment and kept in found the best places to see whales and dolphins. It was fun as well! Several people on the tour were doing it for the second and third time. I would go again as well. I pitied the folks on the catamarans who only had food and drink and were missing out on the open ocean.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
February 2014

This trip was amazing! We had extrodinary luck with whale sightings and that was beyond belief. But what truly made it memorable was the captain and crew. They are knowledgable, professional and fun. They are very respectful of the animals and took time to educate us as well as show us a great time. We had severe weather issues the week we were there and the office staff was very flexible with us and allowed us to book another day. I would strongly suggest this tour and can't wait for my next trip to Oahu so I can go on this trip again!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
February 2014

I've been on many of these cruises over the years. The crew on this trip was exceptional!
Super friendly, very knowledgeable (marine biologists!!!)
I learned a lot from them and we had the most incredible morning!!
THANK YOU

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
February 2014

Awesome. It was a tiny boat with a very friendly and informative crew. We saw three humpback whales surface and dive. We saw tons of dolphins swim by and also got to swim with sea turtles in crystal clear water. We all agreed we would do it again.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
January 2014

Amazing, awesome, would do it again! Dolphin Excursions is a great company, knowledgeable, helpful, and good with people of all ages.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
December 2013

Definitely recommend, our daughter even got to hold an octopus that was almost as big as she was, awesome experience

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
September 2013

Go on this
What an adventure. Our guide, Mandy, made sure that we saw spinner dolphins, both from the boat and from the water, so we did swim with dolphins.
We snorkelled for about an hour and photos were taken by Perrin for us to buy. Some folk saw turtles, but I didn't, though I have since seen the photos.
We got a bit burnt on our backs from the snorkelling, so make sure you smother on the sun screen or wear a vest.
As first time snorkelers, this was a real highlight of our holiday.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2013

This excursion was amazing! We saw 6 bottle nosed dolphins, swam with a pod of about 100 spinner dolphins, a sting ray, 6 sea turtles, held a star fish, and saw plenty of fish! Lex and Ali were awesome! It was worth every penny, and would do it again in a heart beat!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
April 2013

It was a fantastic day. The staff were all very knowledgeable and friendly. We saw whales, swam with a pod of dolphins, saw a sea turtle and many, many fish and even got to hold a baby octopus. The photos that the photographer took were great and we recveived the disc a week after we came home. We will definitely do this again when we next visit.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
March 2013

If I could give them 10 stars I would! Worth every penny spent. Our captain,  deck hand and photographer enhanced and made the excursion so much fun. When asked today what was the favorite thing we did in Hawaii my entire family said it was THIS. Only suggestion goes to viator the duration is 3 hrs

4 star rating: Recommended
April 2015

This snorkel trip was fun. We saw and swam with dolphins and turtles. Unfortunately we didn't see any whales that day. The crew were very friendly, knowledgable and helpful. Would recommend this to families since there is no alcohol on board.

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