Sea Life Park

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  • Duration: Varies based on package
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SEA LIFE PARK

Looking to get up close and personal with Hawaii marine life? From dolphins and sea lions, to sharks and Hawaiian rays, Sea Life Park Hawaii is the place to be. Plus, with a focus on education and conservation, the shows, exhibits, and interactive programs offer thrilling, once-in-a-lifetime up-close encounters, like swimming with dolphins Oahu, petting sharks and more.

SEA LIFE PARK HIGHLIGHTS

  • Beautiful location between Koolau Mountains and Makapuu Beach
  • Dolphin, sea lion, and penguin performances
  • Interactive programs for close encounters with sea life
  • Snack bars with funnel cakes, gourmet milkshakes, and Hawaiian shave ice.

DID YOU KNOW? 

Sea Life Park has the only active breeding colony of green sea turtles in the United States. As part of a resurgence to wild populations, the park releases between 200 and 800 green sea turtle hatchlings each year. 

WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING

“Loved the easy way to get around and especially how close you can be to so many wonderful sea turtles.” – Visitor, Rosemount, Australia (Trip Advisor)


“The various shows and exhibits were worthwhile. The location provides stunning views. And…yes, the dolphin experience was incredible.”  – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Trip Advisor)


“Our family had booked a Sea Lion Encounter. It was a dream come true experience for my 8-year-old, and we all enjoyed it immensely.” – Visitor, Bellingham, Washington (Yelp)

  • Chevron down PARK ATTRACTIONS
    • Hawaiian Shark Tank– The 300,000-gallon all-new living shark exhibit includes Sandbar Sharks, Scalloped Hammerhead Sharks, Black Tip, White Tip Sharks.
    • 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.
    • Dolphin Lagoon – Fun for children of all ages, featuring a giant inflatable and interactive play area.
    • Hawaiian Reef – In the Hawaiian Reef Encounter, participants get to touch, feed, and snorkel with the beautiful Hawaiian Rays.
    • 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.
    • 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 milkshakes, funnel cakes, and Hawaiian shaved ice.
    • Kolohe Kai Sea Lion Show – Sea lions delight guests with their humorous antics.
    • Penguin Habitat Trainer Talk
    • Adventure Kids Play Zone– A Pirate’s Lagoon where children can play
    • Seabird Sanctuary
    • Hale Manu (Bird Aviary)
  • Chevron down ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
    • Must be 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).
    • Must be in good physical condition, without back or neck problems–this is a physical activity.
    • Pregnant women are not allowed to participate.
    • The use of safety vests is required for all participants.
    • 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.
    • All participants or their legal guardians are required to sign a release of liability and waiver form before participating.
    • Use only biodegradable sun lotion.

PACKAGE OPTIONS

  • Chevron down 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 two 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

    Must be eight years and older (8 – 12-year-olds must be accompanied by an adult)

    From $267.01

  • Chevron down Dolphin Swim Adventure
  • Participants enter the dolphin’s environment during a deep-water encounter. Learn about dolphin anatomy, physiology, training, and conservation. Participants experience a personal training lesson with Sea Life Park trainers using hand signals to communicate with the dolphins. 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 one dolphin
    • Exciting belly ride
    • Deepwater encounter
    • Dolphin Kiss
    • Feed the dolphin
    • Learn dolphin anatomy
    • Learn animal training
    • Learn dolphin hand signals

    Must be eight years and older (8 – 12-year-olds years must be accompanied by an adult)

    From $198.94

  • Chevron down 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

    Must be 1 year and older (1 – 12-year-olds must be accompanied by an adult). Those who are pregnant or suspect they are can participate in this activity!

    From $73.29

  • Chevron down 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 one dolphin
    • Dolphin Handshake
    • Dolphin Kiss
    • Feed the dolphin
    • Learn dolphin anatomy
    • Learn animal training
    • Learn dolphin hand signals

    Must be 3 years and older (3 – 7-year-olds must be accompanied by an adult)

    From $136.12

  • Chevron down 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 join in the fun with these entertaining and affectionate creatures. During the program, guests are to stroke a sea lion as they swim underwater. Guests 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 provide long-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

    Must be eight years and older (8 – 12-year-olds must be accompanied by an adult)

    From $73.29

  • Chevron down 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

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

    From $73.29