Nature's Treasures

The Kahala’s natural ocean water lagoon is home to a family of playful Atlantic Bottlenose dolphins where guests have the chance to come face-to-face with these amazing creatures; an experience that gives an unforgettable glimpse into the lives of dolphins in a beautiful environment.
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Meaning ‘star’ in Hawaiian, Hoku was born at The Kahala in 1991 and is certainly a stellar dolphin. He even has a restaurant named after him.


Kolohe, or ‘Rascal’, is from Dolphin Quest Hawaii. Kolohe is usually one of the first to try new things and is known for the many freckles on his belly.

Nai Noa

‘The Wanderer’ Nai Noa is immediately recognizable by his chocolate-colored topside. Nai Noa was born at Dolphin Quest Hawaii in October 1997.


Meaning 'rare and precious' in Hawaiian, Liho is a terrific dolphin with an extremely apt name. Liho loves any guest interaction and is one of a kind.


Named after the Hawaiian god of fertility and farming, Lono is the largest and oldest of our Dolphin Quest Oahu family and has sired several calves.


Hua means egg in Hawaiian as he was born on Easter Sunday. Hua’s distinct feature is that his lower rostrum is longer than his upper rostrum an 'under-bite'.

Further Information

Discover a wide range of incredible programs with our dolphins. Become a trainer for a day or a week, feed and play with the dolphins in the shallow lagoon, or enjoy the experience with your whole family. Participation in a Dolphin Quest experience supports vital marine mammal conservation, education and scientific study. To find out more about our exciting dolphin programs, click here.

Dolphin Quest Programs

Dolphin Adventure

Spend quality time with your new dolphin friends in this premium Dolphin Adventure that features maximum togetherness and fun. You’ll love this intimate dolphin swim. Full of your favorite dolphin touch, feed, play and training activities. $329 per guest, age: 5 and older, program length: 1 hour (35 minutes of fun with dolphins)
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Dolphin Encounter

Join our amazing dolphins for a play-date in our blue lagoons and a touching, up-close and personal experience you’ll never forget. $245 per guest, age: 5 and older, program length: 30 minutes (25 minutes of fun with dolphins)
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Premier Experience

In this intimate dolphin encounter supreme, enjoy swimming and playing with dolphins in a personalized session as your own private group. $1,125 per group age: All, program length: 45 minutes (30 minutes of fun with dolphins), group size: Up to 3 Guests   (Each additional guest 5 and older may be added for $375 each)
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Wee Family, Fins and Fun

A special dockside dolphin encounter designed for parents and youngsters. Dolphin feeding, dolphin play-time and the cutest photo op ever! $175 per Adult/Toddler Pair (Each additional guest 5 and older may be added for $175 each), age: Child 0-4 & adult 18 or older, program length: 15 minutes (10 minutes of fun with dolphins)
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Family Swim Program

Bring your ‘ohana’ (Hawaiian for ‘family’) to play with our dolphin ohana, for fantastic family fun and an extraordinary and memorable family experience. A Dolphin Encounter reserved for your family and friends only! $1,560 per group of 6, age: All, program length: 30 minutes (25 minutes of fun with dolphins), group size: Up to 6 Guests
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Dolphin Quest Reservations

Cancellation Policy

Dolphin Quest recommends that all participants check in and be ready 30 minutes prior to each program. Reservations may be cancelled 48 hours prior to the scheduled time without charge. Any cancellations received within 48 hours will be assessed as a full charge for the program reserved per person.

For the benefit of the dolphins…

Dolphin Quest reserves the right to cancel or reschedule the above programs at anytime.


Program times and rates are subject to change. Prices are subject to 4.712% state tax.

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