Hawaii School Programs

At the Hilton Waikoloa Village

To make a reservation request for a school program, please complete the Education Request Form.

NOTE: This is only a request. Your preferred date may not be available at the time of your request. Booking is NOT CONFIRMED until a Dolphin Quest educator has replied with your School Program Booking Confirmation.

If you have additional questions about our school programs, please contact us at (808) 886-1234 ext. 2964

Program Name Grade School/Group Type Price per Student Classroom Time Dolphin Time Photos Included? (group photo and candids)
Dolphin Dip PreK Preschools Only $5/student 30 minutes 5 minutes Yes
Dolphin Interaction K-12th Hawaii Public, Private, and Charter Schools Only $20/student 1 hour 10 minutes Yes
Dolphin Interaction

(mixed ages)

Mixed Ages Home Schools or Specialty Groups (scouts, clubs, etc.) $30/student 1 hour 10 minutes Yes
Learning Adventure College or Out-of-State (any grade) Universities and Out-of-State Schools $40/student 1 hour 10 minutes Yes

-SPECIAL RATE-

Receive 50% off all education programs occurring in October and January!

Dolphin Quest invites local school groups to visit us at the beautiful Hilton Waikoloa Village, on the Big Island of Hawaii, to participate in exciting educational experiences and learn about dolphins and other amazing sea creatures through fun and engaging activities.

Programs are offered seven days a week, September – May. Open to grades Pre-K through college.

Dolphin Dip - Preschool Only

This program is perfect for young students being introduced to dolphins and marine life for the first time! This program is for preschoolers only. View reservation information.

Price: $5.00 per student

Includes:

  • 30-minute classroom portion
  • 5-minute dolphin encounter
  • All photos (group shot and dolphin encounter candids)

Timeline:

  • 10 a.m. Meet OUTSIDE of Hilton Lower Lobby, walk to Dolphin Quest
  • 10:30 a.m. Start classroom portion
  • 11 a.m. Start dolphin encounter

Maximum number of students: 24
Maximum number of adults: 4
Minimum age requirement is 4 years old

Dolphin Interaction - K-12

Our Dolphin Interaction program is great for students of all ages looking to learn more about dolphins and marine life. This program is limited to grades K-12. View reservation information.

Price: $20.00 per student

Includes:

  • 1-hour classroom portion
  • 10-minute dolphin encounter
  • All photos (group shot and dolphin encounter candids)

Timeline:

  • 09:45 a.m. Meet OUTSIDE of Hilton Lower Lobby, walk to Dolphin Quest
  • 10 a.m. Start classroom portion
  • 11 a.m. Start dolphin encounter(s)*

*If there are more than 24 participants, we do two waves of dolphin encounters.

-SPECIAL RATE-

Receive 50% off when you book in October or January for $10 Dolphin Interactions!

Learning Adventure - College and Out-of State Students

Our Learning Adventure program is ideal for older, more experienced students who are looking for an in-depth look at dolphins and marine life. This program is limited to college students. View reservation information.

Price: $40.00 per student

Includes:

  • 1-hour customized classroom portion
  • 10-minute dolphin interaction
  • All photos (group shot and dolphin encounter candids)

Timeline:

  • 09:45 a.m. Meet OUTSIDE of Hilton Lower Lobby, walk to Dolphin Quest
  • 10 a.m. Start classroom portion
  • 11 a.m. Start dolphin encounter(s)*

*If there are more than 24 participants, we do two waves of dolphin encounters.

Dolphin Interaction – Mixed Ages (Home Schools/Scouts/Clubs)

Our Dolphin Interaction – Mixed Ages program is great for groups with mixed-ages looking to learn more about dolphins and marine life. This program is limited to grades K-12. View reservation information.

Price: $30.00 per student

Includes:

  • 1-hour classroom portion
  • 10-minute dolphin encounter
  • All photos (group shot and dolphin encounter candids)

Timeline:

  • 09:45 a.m. Meet OUTSIDE of Hilton Lower Lobby, walk to Dolphin Quest
  • 10 a.m. Start classroom portion
  • 11 a.m. Start dolphin encounter(s)*

*If there are more than 24 participants, we do two waves of dolphin encounters.