Kids (2-11): $124
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Dolphin Watch & Swim Tours
Over 250,000 people have had the experience of a lifetime
If you haven’t spent time swimming with dolphins in their natural habitat in Hawaii, then you’re missing out on a truly life-changing experience.
On Oahu’s west coast lies a pristine ocean paradise, hardly touched by the modern world. Here, our friendly, local crew will guides you through every step of this remarkable journey as you swim with Oahu’s spinner dolphins …
What are you waiting for? Book your dolphin swim tour on Oahu today!
The Tour Agenda
Here is a complete rundown of what you'll experience with Dolphins and You
* Tour schedule, amenities and complimentary lunch are subject to change due to ocean, traffic, and COVID-19 safety conditions.
(Second Tour: 9:15 AM)
Bus Pick-Ups Begin
Our WiFi-equipped shuttle will transport you on the one-hour drive to Oahu’s West Coast.
Our local tour guide will provide an important briefing and answer any questions you might have.
If you’re feeling a bit sleepy, no worries! Take a quick nap before we arrive.
(Second Tour: 11:00 AM)
Arrive at Waianae Harbor
Welcome aboard our state-of-the-art new boat!
Docked in the heart of West Oahu, our ship – Ariya – has two decks, surround-sound, an expansive bow and two bathrooms!
(Second Tour: 10:30 AM)
E'Ho Mai Ceremony
We will begin our boat ride by reciting a Hawaiian chant called, “E’ho mai“. It is a prayer to the gods of the sea for a safe trip with plentiful dolphins.
(Second Tour: 11:00 AM)
Prepare to meet the dolphins
It’s time to put on our snorkel gear! Our complimentary snorkel, mask, fins and life jacket will make your experience in the water fun and safe.
For those who would like a wet suit, they are available to rent on the bus.
(Second Tour: 11:15 AM)
Our Amazing Crew
Filled with the Aloha Spirit, our “locally grown” crew members are all masters of the sea! Each is CPR, First-Aid and LifeSaver licensed.
Plus, they’re amazing ukulele players, singers and hula dancers!
(Second Tour: 11:45 AM)
Swim with Dolphins in the Wild!
We will cruise the West Side in search of dolphins. As the name implies, Spinner Dolphins are known for their acrobatic-like spinning skills and long-snouts.
Meeting dolphins up close will be an experience you will never forget!
(Second Tour: 12:00 PM)
After a fun swim with the dolphins, we continue on to one of the best coral reefs in Hawaii!
Here you will snorkel with tropical fishes, honu turtles, manta rays, and you might even see whales in the winter!
In addition to snorkeling, you can ride our kayak or cruise on a stand-up paddle board. (Note – slide currently unavailable.)
We have a wide variety of water activities for your to enjoy, or just sit back on the boat and relax in the sun!
(Second Tour: 12:45 PM)
After a fun-filled day in the ocean, our crew will serve you a complimentary lunch! Sit back and enjoy your meal with a live ukulele performance. (Menu varies according to COVID-19 safety conditions.)
As a new member of our Dolphins and You ohana (family), we celebrate your swim with the dolphins with a special gift!
Our original polynesian-style temporary dolphin tattoo! This isn’t available anywhere else but with Dolphins and You. Just our way to say “thanks” and “mahalo”!
(Second Tour: 1:00 PM)
Sit back, relax, and enjoy the crew’s Hula Show. At the end, please join us as we dance together to spread Aloha and give thanks.
(Second Tour: 3:00 PM)
"A Hui Ho"! Until We Meet Again!
Thank you for joining us today on a fun-filled adventure on the ocean! Please don’t forget about all the dolphins and sea creatures you’ve met on this adventure!
Our Commitment to the Environment
Dolphins and You is committed to minimizing impact on wildlife and fragile Hawaii ecosystems, along with actively promoting environmental awareness,
so that snorkel tours will be around for generations to come.