Oahu – Sea Life Park

Attraction Highlights:

  1. Beautiful location between Koolau Mountains and Makapuu Beach
  2. Dolphin, sea lion and penguin performances
  3. Interactive programs for close encounters with sea life
  4. Snack bars with funnel cakes, gourmet milkshakes and Hawaiian shave ice
  5. Park Attractions
    1. Hawaiian Shark Tank- The 300,000 gallon all-new living shark exhibit includes Sandbar Sharks, Scalloped Hammerhead Sharks, Black Tip, White Tip Sharks.
    2. Hawaii Ocean Theater – Talented dolphins, and penguins perform in an open-air, aquatic theater. Guests learn of the newest training techniques and Sea Life Park Hawaii’s conservation efforts in this fun and educational show.
    3. Dolphin Lagoon – Fun for children of all ages, featuring a giant inflatable and interactive play area.
    4. Hawaiian Reef – In the Hawaiian Reef Encounter participants get to touch, feed, and snorkel with the beautiful Hawaiian Rays.
    5. Hawaiian Shark Tank - In the 300,000 gallon Hawaiian Reef tank you can watch divers swim with sharks. View the magical sea life, including stingrays, and various schools of tropical fish residing in this unique aquarium. In Shark Trek, participants get to feed unique tropical fish.
    6. Beachboy Lanai – The Sea Lion Café offers a variety of scenic dining and snacking areas with views of the park and Makapuu Beach. Snack bars around the park feature such delights as gourmet milk shakes, funnel cakes, and Hawaiian shaved ice.
    7. Kolohe Kai Sea Lion Show – Sea lions delight guests with their humorous antics.
    8. Penguin Habitat Trainer Talk
    9. Adventure Kids Play Zone- A Pirate’s Lagoon where children can play
    10. Seabird Sanctuary
    11. Hale Manu (Bird Aviary)

 

Dolphin Royal Swim

Sea Life Park introduces the Dolphin Royal Swim, which undoubtedly is considered the highlight of all the dolphin interactive programs. This interactive program features two dolphins and can be summarized in two words: exhilarating and thrilling. A kiss on the cheek prepares you for an exciting dorsal fin ride. The most breathtaking moment is during the foot push, when you feel all the strength and energy of these wonderful animals as they push you across the water from the bottom of your feet. This is truly an experience of a lifetime.

Interaction with 2 Dolphins

  • Exciting dorsal fin ride
  • Exhilarating foot push
  • Dolphin Cradle
  • Dolphin Kiss
  • Feed the dolphin
  • Learn dolphin anatomy
  • Learn animal training
  • Learn dolphin hand signals

Eight years and older (8 – 12 years must be accompanied by an adult)

Dolphin Swim Adventure

Participants will enter the dolphin’s environment during a deep-water encounter. Learn about dolphin anatomy, physiology, training and conservation. Participants will experience a personal training lesson with Sea Life Park trainers using hand signals to communicate with the dolphins. Guests will enjoy a belly ride and kiss! This program offers our most in-depth interaction with these affectionate animals. Photos with your new dolphin friend are available for purchase weather permitting.

Interaction with 1 Dolphin

  • Exciting belly ride
  • Deep water encounter
  • Dolphin Kiss
  • Feed the dolphin
  • Learn dolphin anatomy
  • Learn animal training
  • Learn dolphin hand signals

Eight years and older (8 – 12 years must be accompanied by an adult)

Dolphin Aloha

Dolphin Aloha lets you get close to dolphins without getting wet.  At the backstage pool, observe the dolphins while they perform unique behaviors. Have fun interacting with our dolphin friends.

  • Up-close encounter with dolphin without getting wet
  • Feed the dolphins
  • Enjoy unique behaviors and performances
  • Learn dolphin anatomy
  • Learn animal training

1  year and older (1 – 12 years must be accompanied by an adult)

Those who are pregnant or suspect they are can participate in this activity!

Dolphin Encounter

Learn about the intriguing world of dolphins with the Dolphin Encounter.  From a waist deep platform, participants observe the dolphins while they perform high-energy behaviors.  Dolphins play, kiss and even “dance” with the guests!  Participants enjoy some fun activities while interacting with the dolphins.  Photos with your new dolphin friend are available for purchase weather permitting.

Interaction with 1 Dolphin

  • Dolphin Hand shake
  • Dolphin Kiss
  • Feed the dolphin
  • Learn dolphin anatomy
  • Learn animal training
  • Learn dolphin hand signals

Three years and older (3 – 7 years must be accompanied by an adult)

Dolphin Swim Adventure

Participants will enter the dolphin’s environment during a deep-water encounter.  Learn about dolphin anatomy, physiology, training and conservation.  Participants will experience a personal training lesson with Sea Life Park trainers using hand signals to communicate with the dolphins. Guests will enjoy a belly ride and kiss!  This program offers our most in-depth interaction with these affectionate animals.  Photos with your new dolphin friend are available for purchase weather permitting.

 

Interaction with 1 Dolphin

  • Exciting belly ride
  • Deep water encounter
  • Dolphin Kiss
  • Feed the dolphin
  • Learn dolphin anatomy
  • Learn animal training
  • Learn dolphin hand signals

Eight years and older (8 – 12 years must be accompanied by an adult)

Sea lion Swim

This program gives participants a unique opportunity to swim with a sea lion in a playful, educational, and interactive atmosphere.  After a short orientation with the trainer, guests will join in the fun with these entertaining and affectionate creatures.  During the program, guests will be able to stroke a sea lion as they swim underwater.  Guests will receive a performance and kiss from their sea lion!  Act as a trainer and learn to communicate with the sea lion using hand signals. These close encounters with the sea lions will provide long and lasting memories for its participants.

Touch the sea lion

  • Feed the sea lion
  • Kiss picture with the sea lion
  • Hug picture with the sea lion
  • Enter the water with the sea lion
  • Cradle picture with the sea lion
  • Learn about sea lion training
  • Learn behavioral commands

Eight years and older (8 – 12 years must be accompanied by an adult)

Hawaiian Reef Encounter

Guests swim in a special lagoon and meet these curious animals face-to-face as they glide through the water.  Using float vests, snorkel and mask, participants can observe and interact with adorable Hawaiian rays. Guests have the opportunity swim and touch the rays.  These graceful marine animals are gentle and friendly.  This program is great for families and kids.

Snorkel & Hawaiian Ray interactive

  • Snorkel & Feed the reef fish (not the rays)
  • Touch the rays
  • Learn about ray behavior and  anatomy
  • Learn about reef fish anatomy and behavior

Four years and older (4 – 7 years must be accompanied by a 13 year old or above)

Additional Information
  1. 8 years or older (children must be well behaved, closely monitored and accompanied in the water by a paying adult who is 18 years or older)
  2. Must be in good physical condition, without back or neck problems--this is a physical activity
  3. Pregnant women are not allowed to participate
  4. The use of safety vests is required for all participants
  5. Anyone acting in a manner which threatens the safety of the animals, themselves, or other people (including without limitation unruly or disruptive behavior, or failure to follow directions), may be removed from the activity without a refund
  6. All participants or their legal guardians are required to sign a release of liability and waiver form before participating
  7. Use only biodegradable sun lotion

Tour Overview

Attraction Highlights:

  1. Beautiful location between Koolau Mountains and Makapuu Beach
  2. Dolphin, sea lion and penguin performances
  3. Interactive programs for close encounters with sea life
  4. Snack bars with funnel cakes, gourmet milkshakes and Hawaiian shave ice
  5. Park Attractions
    1. Hawaiian Shark Tank- The 300,000 gallon all-new living shark exhibit includes Sandbar Sharks, Scalloped Hammerhead Sharks, Black Tip, White Tip Sharks.
    2. Hawaii Ocean Theater – Talented dolphins, and penguins perform in an open-air, aquatic theater. Guests learn of the newest training techniques and Sea Life Park Hawaii’s conservation efforts in this fun and educational show.
    3. Dolphin Lagoon – Fun for children of all ages, featuring a giant inflatable and interactive play area.
    4. Hawaiian Reef – In the Hawaiian Reef Encounter participants get to touch, feed, and snorkel with the beautiful Hawaiian Rays.
    5. Hawaiian Shark Tank - In the 300,000 gallon Hawaiian Reef tank you can watch divers swim with sharks. View the magical sea life, including stingrays, and various schools of tropical fish residing in this unique aquarium. In Shark Trek, participants get to feed unique tropical fish.
    6. Beachboy Lanai – The Sea Lion Café offers a variety of scenic dining and snacking areas with views of the park and Makapuu Beach. Snack bars around the park feature such delights as gourmet milk shakes, funnel cakes, and Hawaiian shaved ice.
    7. Kolohe Kai Sea Lion Show – Sea lions delight guests with their humorous antics.
    8. Penguin Habitat Trainer Talk
    9. Adventure Kids Play Zone- A Pirate’s Lagoon where children can play
    10. Seabird Sanctuary
    11. Hale Manu (Bird Aviary)

 


Dolphin Royal Swim

Sea Life Park introduces the Dolphin Royal Swim, which undoubtedly is considered the highlight of all the dolphin interactive programs. This interactive program features two dolphins and can be summarized in two words: exhilarating and thrilling. A kiss on the cheek prepares you for an exciting dorsal fin ride. The most breathtaking moment is during the foot push, when you feel all the strength and energy of these wonderful animals as they push you across the water from the bottom of your feet. This is truly an experience of a lifetime.

Interaction with 2 Dolphins

  • Exciting dorsal fin ride
  • Exhilarating foot push
  • Dolphin Cradle
  • Dolphin Kiss
  • Feed the dolphin
  • Learn dolphin anatomy
  • Learn animal training
  • Learn dolphin hand signals

Eight years and older (8 – 12 years must be accompanied by an adult)

Dolphin Swim Adventure

Participants will enter the dolphin’s environment during a deep-water encounter. Learn about dolphin anatomy, physiology, training and conservation. Participants will experience a personal training lesson with Sea Life Park trainers using hand signals to communicate with the dolphins. Guests will enjoy a belly ride and kiss! This program offers our most in-depth interaction with these affectionate animals. Photos with your new dolphin friend are available for purchase weather permitting.

Interaction with 1 Dolphin

  • Exciting belly ride
  • Deep water encounter
  • Dolphin Kiss
  • Feed the dolphin
  • Learn dolphin anatomy
  • Learn animal training
  • Learn dolphin hand signals

Eight years and older (8 – 12 years must be accompanied by an adult)

Dolphin Aloha

Dolphin Aloha lets you get close to dolphins without getting wet.  At the backstage pool, observe the dolphins while they perform unique behaviors. Have fun interacting with our dolphin friends.

  • Up-close encounter with dolphin without getting wet
  • Feed the dolphins
  • Enjoy unique behaviors and performances
  • Learn dolphin anatomy
  • Learn animal training

1  year and older (1 – 12 years must be accompanied by an adult)

Those who are pregnant or suspect they are can participate in this activity!

Dolphin Encounter

Learn about the intriguing world of dolphins with the Dolphin Encounter.  From a waist deep platform, participants observe the dolphins while they perform high-energy behaviors.  Dolphins play, kiss and even “dance” with the guests!  Participants enjoy some fun activities while interacting with the dolphins.  Photos with your new dolphin friend are available for purchase weather permitting.

Interaction with 1 Dolphin

  • Dolphin Hand shake
  • Dolphin Kiss
  • Feed the dolphin
  • Learn dolphin anatomy
  • Learn animal training
  • Learn dolphin hand signals

Three years and older (3 – 7 years must be accompanied by an adult)

Dolphin Swim Adventure

Participants will enter the dolphin’s environment during a deep-water encounter.  Learn about dolphin anatomy, physiology, training and conservation.  Participants will experience a personal training lesson with Sea Life Park trainers using hand signals to communicate with the dolphins. Guests will enjoy a belly ride and kiss!  This program offers our most in-depth interaction with these affectionate animals.  Photos with your new dolphin friend are available for purchase weather permitting.

 

Interaction with 1 Dolphin

  • Exciting belly ride
  • Deep water encounter
  • Dolphin Kiss
  • Feed the dolphin
  • Learn dolphin anatomy
  • Learn animal training
  • Learn dolphin hand signals

Eight years and older (8 – 12 years must be accompanied by an adult)

Sea lion Swim

This program gives participants a unique opportunity to swim with a sea lion in a playful, educational, and interactive atmosphere.  After a short orientation with the trainer, guests will join in the fun with these entertaining and affectionate creatures.  During the program, guests will be able to stroke a sea lion as they swim underwater.  Guests will receive a performance and kiss from their sea lion!  Act as a trainer and learn to communicate with the sea lion using hand signals. These close encounters with the sea lions will provide long and lasting memories for its participants.

Touch the sea lion

  • Feed the sea lion
  • Kiss picture with the sea lion
  • Hug picture with the sea lion
  • Enter the water with the sea lion
  • Cradle picture with the sea lion
  • Learn about sea lion training
  • Learn behavioral commands

Eight years and older (8 – 12 years must be accompanied by an adult)

Hawaiian Reef Encounter

Guests swim in a special lagoon and meet these curious animals face-to-face as they glide through the water.  Using float vests, snorkel and mask, participants can observe and interact with adorable Hawaiian rays. Guests have the opportunity swim and touch the rays.  These graceful marine animals are gentle and friendly.  This program is great for families and kids.

Snorkel & Hawaiian Ray interactive

  • Snorkel & Feed the reef fish (not the rays)
  • Touch the rays
  • Learn about ray behavior and  anatomy
  • Learn about reef fish anatomy and behavior

Four years and older (4 – 7 years must be accompanied by a 13 year old or above)

Additional Information
  1. 8 years or older (children must be well behaved, closely monitored and accompanied in the water by a paying adult who is 18 years or older)
  2. Must be in good physical condition, without back or neck problems--this is a physical activity
  3. Pregnant women are not allowed to participate
  4. The use of safety vests is required for all participants
  5. Anyone acting in a manner which threatens the safety of the animals, themselves, or other people (including without limitation unruly or disruptive behavior, or failure to follow directions), may be removed from the activity without a refund
  6. All participants or their legal guardians are required to sign a release of liability and waiver form before participating
  7. Use only biodegradable sun lotion