The very next day we had another tour planned this time it was for the Sea Life Park. We booked a dolphin encounter through Discover Hawaii Tours. We were picked up from our hotel on a tour bus and dropped back off later that day. There were 3 levels and we did the lowest level where we danced with the dolphin and kissed and got kissed by a dolphin. We kind of regretted not actually swimming with them but you do get down into the water with the dolphin and get to pet and of course kiss and dance with the dolphin and you get wet. It was a lot of fun! This place actually has the one and only Whalphin that they know of. They had a false killer whale that got a long well with a dolphins and would only fit in the dolphin tank. Well one of the dolphins got pregnant from the whale and had a Whalphin She is 28 years old. We were able to swim with her. So she looks a little different than your normal bottle nose dolphin. I was so glad that we got her! She actually has a daughter who is 8 years old. They didn’t think she would even be able to get pregnant. It was such an amazing experience! I would recommend brining clothes to change in to. I liked doing it at the earlier time slot so that you have the rest of your day to go around the park and see all the other shows. The food was pretty good but I am pretty sure they let you bring in your own food if you want to pack a lunch to save some money.
Getting ready to swim with the Whalphin!
When we got back from Hawaii we had to watch 50 first dates! They filmed part of it at the Sea Life Park.
That night we went to Duke’s for dinner! There is a more formal dining area and then on the lower beach level there is a more casual dining area (i think it’s cheaper too). Our food was YUMMY! We had the desert HULA PIE! Thank you Amy for the recommendation it was sooooo good! Wish we would have went back before we left!
The view from the restaurant!