Can I touch or “ride” the dolphins?

2023-06-11T06:14:42+10:00

Not in the dolphins natural ocean setting, which you will be in. The dolphin's sense of touch is much more acute than ours and moreover, the act of our reaching out could be considered threatening. Attempting to touch the animals could frighten them away, bringing to an end the possibility of a wonderful encounter. [...]

Can I touch or “ride” the dolphins?2023-06-11T06:14:42+10:00

What about taking underwater photographs?

2023-05-14T05:15:35+10:00

Best bet is to leave it to us. You enjoy your journey, and we will document it for you with a photo package. However we also offer Photography Tours during the calmer summer months. The tours go from deep (sealedges and seamounts) to shallow (coral reef) waters, framing nature above and below the surface. Bring [...]

What about taking underwater photographs?2023-05-14T05:15:35+10:00

Is it legal to swim with wild dolphins?

2023-06-11T07:37:33+10:00

Different countries have different rules and regulations surrounding cetacean encounters, invariably with the animals’ welfare in mind. Here in Hawaii, any in-water interactions with dolphins are usually in deeper water most commonly within large pods of spotted dolphins or (IMHO the much more intriguing) pilot whales. Of course opportunities to do so are dependent on [...]

Is it legal to swim with wild dolphins?2023-06-11T07:37:33+10:00

Can I feed the dolphins?

2017-05-09T20:12:04+10:00

No, absolutely not. To do so would be to directly interfere with their natural food intake (wild dolphins never eat dead fish), hunting instincts/behavior and their naturally balanced diet.

Can I feed the dolphins?2017-05-09T20:12:04+10:00

Is it dangerous to be in the water?

2017-05-09T20:11:21+10:00

Your safety is paramount. There is always someone on the boat (if not also in the water with you) watching those in the water. All participants are given orientation sessions, to become familiar and comfortable with snorkel equipment and the art of dolphin interactions. It is vital that you inform us of any medical conditions [...]

Is it dangerous to be in the water?2017-05-09T20:11:21+10:00

Can we SCUBA dive with the dolphins?

2017-05-09T20:10:27+10:00

While we do use , SCUBA diving is not conducted. Bubbles may act as a deterrent, and horizontal swimming with the added equipment becomes slow and cumbersome in the presence of agile dolphins.

Can we SCUBA dive with the dolphins?2017-05-09T20:10:27+10:00

Do dolphins want to swim with people?

2024-04-16T15:12:24+10:00

In the Dolphin's World - on the Dolphin's Terms -they've come to trust us over the years, and we respect them.

Do dolphins want to swim with people?2024-04-16T15:12:24+10:00

How long will I be in the water with the dolphins and how long will they stay?

2024-06-23T04:51:58+10:00

Because the dolphins encountered are wild animals, the predictions about their behavior (mood) can best be made through observations before entering the water to swim with them. Our guides are experts at dolphin behavior. Moreover, with only six guests per charter, each encounter is personally tailored to our guests abilities as well as the dolphin [...]

How long will I be in the water with the dolphins and how long will they stay?2024-06-23T04:51:58+10:00

Meeting a dolphin is a life long dream of mine! Is there some sort of activity where I could interact with wild dolphins outside of a “Sea World” type environment?

2017-05-09T19:30:15+10:00

Ah, nature at her best, wild and free. The spinners dolphins often swim right up to the boat and display their aerial skills, being quite the show-offs. They also like to catch a "free ride" on the bow, often spraying your dangling toes with their blows or splashes. We believe this is the best experience, [...]

Meeting a dolphin is a life long dream of mine! Is there some sort of activity where I could interact with wild dolphins outside of a “Sea World” type environment?2017-05-09T19:30:15+10:00
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