Your Day with Dolphins and You

At a Glance

Tour Details

Watch Dolphins
and Sea Turtles
Adults: $179
Kids (2-11): $135

Oahu’s West Side

Transportation is
available form Waikiki

Tour Options

Wetsuit Rental
$10 / person

Photo / Video
Photo and Video USB: $79

Tour Route

Minimum of 10 passengers required to operate.

The Tour Agenda

Scroll through the gallery below for a complete rundown of what you’ll experience on the tour.
Please note that exact times listed are estimates.
* Tour schedule, amenities, and complimentary snack pack are subject to change due to ocean, traffic, and COVID-19 safety conditions.

1st Tour 5:30 AM | 2nd Tour 10:00 AM

Depart for the West Side! 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. For questions about what to bring, view our FAQs.

1st Tour 7:00 AM | 2nd Tour 10:30 AM

Arrive at Waianae Harbor and set sail on the all-new "Ariya"! Our new ship has two decks, wrap-around seating on the bow, two bathrooms and onboard showers!

1st Tour 7:15 AM | 2nd Tour 10:30 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!

1st Tour 7:30 AM | 2nd Tour 11:00 AM

Watch 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 spinning skills and long snouts. The time we spend in the water with the dolphins varies with many factors, but usually is around 15-30 minutes. Dolphin watching will be an experience you will never forget!

1st Tour 7:45 AM | 2nd Tour 11:15 AM

E Hō Mai Ceremony: We will begin our boat ride by reciting a Hawaiian chant called, “E Hō Mai“. It is a prayer to the gods of the sea for a safe trip with plentiful wildlife.

1st Tour 8:15 AM | 2nd Tour 11:45 AM

Gear up for snorkeling! 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.

1st Tour 9:00 AM | 2nd Tour 12:00 PM

After watching dolphins, we'll head to a second location where sea turtles are known to congregate. Here your guide will point out tropical fishes, honu turtles, and more if they can be seen!

1st Tour 9:00 AM | 2nd Tour 12:00 PM

In addition to snorkeling, you can ride our kayak and try some stand-up paddle boarding! We have a wide variety of water activities for your to enjoy, or, just sit back on the boat and relax in the sun!

1st Tour 9:15 AM | 2nd Tour 12:15 PM

After a fun-filled day in the ocean, our crew will serve you your complimentary snack pack!  Sit back and enjoy a live ukulele performance.

1st Tour 9:15 AM | 2nd Tour 12:15 PM

Celebrate your Dolphins and You tour with 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”!

1st Tour 10:00 AM | 2nd Tour 1:00 PM

On-board entertainment: 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.

1st Tour 10:30 PM | 2nd Tour 1:30 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!