For more information or to make reservations with an agent (7AM – 8PM HST):
Call (808) 322-8000.
In an emergency after hours be sure to speak slowly and leave a message including your phone number. We will attempt to call you back as soon as possible.
Location/Directions and Details
DOLPHIN DISCOVERIES launches from the boat ramp dock at KEAUHOU BAY, KAILUA-KONA
Always allow 20-30 minutes drive time from airport or downtown Kailua- Kona.
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Keauhou Bay, Kailua, HI 96740
Directions to Keauhou Bay from airport or north end island resorts:
From the traffic light at the airport, head south for 12 miles on Hwy 11. Drive to the traffic light on Hwy 11 at Kamehameha III, turn RIGHT on Kamehameha III. You will be heading down hill and towards the ocean. Go to the 2nd traffic light and turn LEFT on Alii Dr. Go approximately one mile to traffic light, turn RIGHT on Kaleiopapa St., pass the sign for the Sheraton. Continue straight until you see the ocean and the BOAT LAUNCH RAMP area (across from the public restrooms). You will check in at the picnic table in front of the restrooms across from the boat ramp area.
From downtown area and resorts on Alii Dr.:
Head south on Alii Dr. for approximately 6 miles to traffic light at entrance to Keauhou Shopping Center, turn RIGHT at light to stay on Alii Dr., continue for one more mile to 2nd traffic light at Kaleiopapa St. Turn RIGHT on Kaleiopapa St., pass the sign for the Sheraton. Continue straight until you see the ocean and the BOAT LAUNCH RAMP area (across from the public restrooms). You will check in at the picnic table in front of the restrooms across from the boat ramp area.
There is only public, first come, street parking along the roads in and around in the Keauhou Harbor area.
Please do not leave valuables in car, if you cannot leave them in your room, bring them on the boat with you. We suggest a Ziploc or water tight bag for wallets, electronics etc. and a small bag or backpack for clothing sunglasses and sunscreen.