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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • Where can you see dolphins in Kona?

    The best place to see dolphins and swim with these amazing creatures is on the Kona Coast of the Island of Hawaii. Spinner dolphins in Hawaii rest in the shallow, sandy-bottom bays along the Kona Coast during the day (10 am - 2 pm). The bays provide protection from deep-water predators and rich offshore feeding grounds at night. The Kona Coast offers several dolphin tours, which can be reserved through Outrigger's concierge. 

    The best places to see dolphins in Kona are: 

    Makako Bay, next to Kona International Airport

    Kealakekua Bay, south of Kona and one of the best snorkeling spots on the island

    Honaunau Bay, a great snorkeling spot next to Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Park

    Kauhako Bay, 23 miles south of Kona above Ho'okena Beach Park