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Wild Dolphin Swims with Roberta Goodman

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Honokohau Marina & Small Boat Harbor, Kealakehe Parkway, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Amazing Experience!!

Words cannot do justice in describing this experience. Being surrounded by these beautiful animals... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Blair M
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Brampton, Canada
Ethereal dolphin experience!

What an amazing experience with these beautiful dolphins! Roberta, Shelly and Captain Kit were so... read more

Reviewed March 20, 2018
corielind
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Friendly Family Pricing! Personally guided by Roberta and the Wild Dolphins Team into the blue Hawaiian waters,you are supported with attention and experience as you encounter the lovely Hawaiian Spinner dolphins. Nothing else you do in Hawaii compares to the natural beauty and joy of connecting with dolphins in the wild! A very personal and respectful encounter with dolphins. Traveling right along the coast, often seeing the coral or sandy bottom. Roberta is sought after by first time snorkelers, those afraid of the ocean, and mermaids waiting to be born! Share this lasting memory and story with your friends back home, perhaps with photos taken by Roberta.
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Honokohau Marina & Small Boat Harbor, Kealakehe Parkway, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Words cannot do justice in describing this experience. Being surrounded by these beautiful animals in their natural habitat was just incredible. Hundreds of dolphins, swimming peacefully and playfully around you, not bothered by your presence. Roberta and her crew definitely enhanced this experience. There are...More

Thank Blair M
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Reviewed March 20, 2018

What an amazing experience with these beautiful dolphins! Roberta, Shelly and Captain Kit were so friendly and knowledgeable about everything from dolphin behavior to snorkel equipment to cures for queasiness! The experience was personalized for each of us in the family no matter our experience...More

Thank corielind
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Reviewed February 28, 2018 via mobile

Excellent small group experience with friendly experienced team! Great for experienced or novice snorkelers. I have only snorkeled a few times in my life and the team walked me through this every step of the way until I was comfortable and could enjoy the experience....More

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Reviewed February 14, 2018

I can not say enough good things about Roberta & Captain Karl at Wild Dolphin Swims. Their love, respect, and knowledge of all marine life was clear in everything they did and said. We will 100% be doing this again on our next trip to...More

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Reviewed February 7, 2018

I had the sheer pleasure and privilege of doing 6 Wild dolphin swims with Roberta Goodman in the last 3 weeks. Words simply cannot express how amazing and magical the experiences were. As each time was different, all I can say is if you love...More

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Reviewed February 5, 2018

We went out with Roberta,Captain Karl and friends on January 28th. I have been out on many trips with Roberta.Each trip is unique and an amazing experience.This trip was no exception ! You may see/hear dolphins jumping and spinning,Moms and babies,noisy teenage gangs or peaceful,silent...More

Thank J044
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Reviewed January 31, 2018

We went out with Roberta, Carl & Megan this week and had an absolutely awesome time. Swimming with the wild dolphins was an experience of a lifetime. Roberta is like a “dolphin whisperer”. She seems to attract the dolphins to wherever she is. She and...More

Thank 808msb
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Reviewed January 21, 2018

We booked our first ever trip to Hawaii based on Roberta's swim with the dolphins excursion. My wife has always wanted to swim with the dolphins in the wild so we booked with Roberta. There were four in our group and our experience was beyond...More

Thank Mike R
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Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

My husband Jim and I went on a Wild Dolphin swim with Roberta Goodman and Captain Carl two days ago. Roberta’s trips are never more than 6 people at a time, they are safe, and an experience of a lifetime. Roberta has decades of experience...More

Thank 2_Rhode_Islanders
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Reviewed January 19, 2018

I always wanted to swim with dolphins, but hated the idea of doing so with captive animals. Then, my wife discovered that I could have this experience in the wild! We had a great day for our trip. The boat was quite large and stable,...More

Thank Craig S
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