Wild Dolphin Watch
Vendor: Dolphin Star
Category: Dolphin Watch
Location: Oahu

Available daily (Does not operate on Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving, Honolulu Marathon 12-10-17)

Duration: 2 Hours – 9:30 am to 11:30 am

Check-in by 9:00 am (Drive time from Waikiki to Waianae approximately 1 hour. - 38 miles)

Location: Waianae Boat Harbor – 85-491 Farrington Hwy, Waianae.

Attire: Casual.

Waiver: A signed wavier is required for snorkeling.


Tour Description - Journey to a dolphin paradise along Wai’anae Coast on O’ahu’s largest dolphin vessel! Enjoy the comfort and spaciousness of the panoramic multi-level decks for clear, picturesque views, and expert narration by certified Naturalists as your Captain masterfully navigates through Oahu’s west side for an unforgettable dolphin cruise experience. Kids will also enjoy a new educational and interactive keiki (child) program, plus Dolphin Guarantee year-round! Whale sitings from December through April!!

All aboard the Dolphin Star®, an eco-friendly catamaran custom built in 2007. Add the deluxe Royal Star motor coach tour of West O’ahu for a comfortable ride and the viewing pleasure of an original video on passing points of interest, history, culture and marine life to enhance your experience.

Route: Dolphin Star cruises from Wai’anae Boat Harbor toward Ka’ena Point or Ko Olina, depending on the best possible route for wild dolphin watching and location for snorkeling. The Captain may alter the route or cancel the cruise depending on weather conditions.

Vessel Info: Eco-friendly, 149-passenger capacity, 2-deck Dolphin Star catamaran was custom built for wild dolphin watching in paradise! The 65’ vessel minimizes emissions with EPA compliant main engines, hybrid power generator, GPS, autopilot, radar and operates at the cruising speed shown by recent NOAA studies to be safe for marine mammals. It also has a 360 observation deck, wrap-around deck, dining area, bar, restrooms and BBQ facility.

Dolphin Star® Pledge - We comply with all government guidelines for protection of marine mammals since our debut of Wild Dolphin Watch® cruise in 2007.

Transportation Optional - Round-trip motor coach transportation is available via deluxe Royal Star features a comfortable ride, onboard restroom, video presentation. $22.00 per person from the Waikiki area, $14.00 per person from Ko Olina. Tour from Waikiki is 5½ hours (7:35AM – 1:00PM); tour from Ko Olina is 3½ hours (8:45AM – 12:15PM).

NOTE: We will confirm your activity date and time and send you an email with your booking details within 24 hours of your online purchase(s). Please be sure to provide us with your date of arrival in Hawaii and your cell phone number so we may contact you to reconfirm your tour time.

IMPORTANT: Online bookings are not realtime bookings, and require a minimum of 5 days advanced booking. If requesting a tour within 5 days, please call your Concierge directly at 808-250-9536.

Credit cards are charged upon confirmation of a reservation. Full refunds will be processed for any cancellation with at least 48 hours notice prior to scheduled activity time.


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Rates for
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Adult (Age 12+)$66.00
Child (Age 3-11)$40.00
Infant (Age 0-2)$0.00

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