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Here's what a day with Dolphins and You looks like!

5:00AM
MORNING CALL

Good Morning! You will be receiving a wake-up call from one of our staffs.

5:20AM-6:00AM
DEPART FOR THE WEST COAST

We will be picking you up on a WiFi-equipped shuttle for our one-hour drive to Oahu's West Coast.
You will be accompanied by one of our local tour guide who will be able to answer any questions you may have.
Don't worry, enjoy a quick nap if you're feeling a bit sleepy!

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7:00AM
ARRIVE AT WAIANAE HARBOR

Welcome aboard! 'Ariya' is stable, spacious, and even has a bathroom, which makes her friendly to all ages!

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7:15AM
E'HO MAI CEREMONY

We will begin our boat ride with a prayer for a safe and enjoyable trip.
We will be singing a Hawaiian chant called, "E'ho mai", to pray to the gods of the sea for a safe trip with many dolphins to meet!

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7:30AM
PREPARING TO MEET THE DOLPHINS

Time to put on our snorkel, fin, and life jackets (children's size available). For those who prefer a wet suit, it is available for a fee. Please listen carefully to all safety tips & precautions.

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7:45AM
OUR AMAZING CREW

Filled with Aloha Spirit & love for the sea, all of our crew members are locally grown masters of the sea! (All licensed with LifeSaver, CPR, and First-Aid) Additionally, they can play the ukulele & dance the hula!

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8:15AM
SWIMMING WITH WILD DOLPHINS

We will cruise the West side in search for dolphins. As the name implies, Spinner Dolphins (long-snouted dolphins) are known for their acrobatic-like spinning skills.
Meeting dolphins up close will be an experience you will never forget!

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9:30AM
HONU, GUARDIAN OF THE SEA

After a fun swim with the dolphins, we will continue on to our snorkeling location. Here, we will meet many tropical fishes and Honu (turtles), the guardian of the sea.

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Ocean Activities

In addition to snorkeling, you can ride the kayaks, stand-up paddle boarding, water slides, and trampolines!

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10:15AM
CHEESE BURGER PARADISE

Perfect meal after a fun-filled day on the ocean, cheeseburger handmade by your captain! Melted cheese over natural beef with taro potato buns. Sit back & enjoy your meal over a live ukulele performance. Snacks, pineapple, water, and lemonade will also be provided.

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10:15AM
Dolphin Tattoo

Dolphin & You original, polynesian-style dolphin tattoo will also be available to try. You won't be able to find this anywhere else!

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10:30AM
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. A group photo will be taken and will be sent to everyone via email.

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12:30PM
"AHUI 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! And of course, our friendly crew! Check us out on social media sites, too!

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You may also request for a private charter, exclusively for you and your guests. There will be two available slots, departing Waikiki at 9:30AM. For more details, please see our "Ocean & You" page.

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Let's visit Treasure & You!

Treasure & You Gift Shop Please come and visit the gift shop where you can buy original items of Dolphin & You. Participants of the tours will receive a free original eco bag when you visit the shop!

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Dolphins & You is committed to protecting Hawaii's unique natural enviornment and host culture through the promotion of responsible travel and educational programs,
relating to sustainable tourism for residents, businesses, and visitors.

Dolphins & You is committed to promoting enviornmental stewardship, cultural sensitivity,
community well-being, and quality education within the travel and tourism community.
Dolphins & You is certified by the HEA, Hawaii Ecotourism Assoication as a Certified Sustainable Tour.

For more information about the Hawaii Ecotourism Association, please visit hawaiiecotourism.org

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Details of the tour

Tour participation fee : Adults/$156 Children/$124
Duration : Approximately 7 hours-
Number of People : Minimum 4 people (Maximum capacity 40)
*We may change or cancel the tour contents due to weather and various circumstances.

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