Dive into the adventure of a lifetime with our top-rated Dolphin discovery tours. Whether you're swimming alongside wild dolphins off the Kona Coast or snorkeling in the pristine waters of Kealakekua Bay, we promise a unique marine experience that you can't find anywhere else. Take it from us: if dolphins had vacation plans, they'd be set in Hawaii too.
Dolphins hold a special place in Hawaiian mythology. Known as "Nai'a" in the Hawaiian language, these creatures were believed to be messengers of the sea gods and were revered for their intelligence. The ancient Hawaiians even considered them to be 'aumakua—ancestral spirits that guide and protect.
Minutes away from Waikoloa resorts, discover a haven where wild dolphins and turtles co-exist in a breathtaking natural habitat. Historically, Waikoloa was a fishing village vital to ancient Hawaiians, and the sea there is still as bountiful as ever. Imagine snorkeling amidst vibrant coral reefs teeming with fish, while spinner dolphins perform acrobatics nearby.
Why Choose? This tour is the ultimate snorkel tour, offering exceptional visibility that often exceeds 100 feet—a nature lover's paradise.
Tips for the Tour: Being so close to Waikoloa Resorts, this is an obvious choice for anyone staying in the North Kohala area.
Dive into Red Hill's marine paradise. This geological marvel is home to over 600 species of marine life, formed by millions of years of volcanic activity. But let's not forget the real stars—the dolphins!
Kona is renowned for its playful dolphin communities and complex social structures, making it one of the most sought-after dolphin-viewing spots on Earth.
Tips for the Tour:
Bring the whole family as this tour is suitable for all ages, from the grandparents to the infant baby.
For thrill-seekers, nothing beats racing a dolphin! Our speedboat tour along the Kona coastline will get your heart pounding. Snorkel alongside dazzling marine life and drift beside dolphins—capping off your adventure with an ocean-front BBQ.
Satisfy your need for speed and marine tour excitement, all in one tour. Perfect for those who love the aquatic experience, with a side of adrenaline.
Tips for the Tour:
Bring a light jacket; it can get a bit breezy during the high-speed sections of the tour.
Why just scratch the surface when you can delve deep into the majestic world of Hawaii's aquatic ecosystem? Your swim with dolphins isn't merely an activity; it's an experience steeped in Hawaiian history and traditions, offering a unique lens into the island's vibrant marine life and sea creatures. Each of our tours along the Kona coastline, provides not just a day's entertainment but a lifetime of memories. Don't let this aquatic experience—one that many only dream of—slip through your fingers. Dive into cultural heritage and reef exploration that transcends the ordinary. Book your extraordinary underwater adventure with Adventure Tours Hawaii today!
Q. Where can you see dolphins in Big Island?
A. Kona, Waikoloa, and the Kohala Coast are prime dolphin-watching areas. These are have pods of over 100 dolphins each
Q. What time of day can you see dolphins on Big Island?
A. Mornings have the calmest ocean conditions and offer the best dolphin-viewing opportunities. The dolphins come close to shore to rest in the early mornings, making it almost a guarantee you will see them.
Q. What time of year is best for dolphin watching?
A. These majestic creatures are residents of Hawaii, so you can spot them year-round.
Q. Which Hawaiian island has the most dolphins?
A. Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii boasts the largest dolphin populations
Q. Is it worth it to swim with dolphins in Hawaii?
A. Absolutely! The chance to swim with dolphins in their natural habitat offers an unmatched, magical experience.