Sea Life Park


About Sea Life Park


Sea Life Park is one of Oahus top marine attractions, offering visitors a closer look at Hawaiis unqie marine wildlife. Sea Life Park features numerous exhibits that allow visitors to interact with animals, including swimming with dolphins, sea lions, sharks, and rays. Located 15 miles from Waikiki Beach near Makapu’u Lookout and Sandy Beach on Oahus Windward shore, Sea Life Park is a popular attraction for families with children for its magical marine exhibits and fun, interactive activities. Visitors love swimming with dolphins, and now visitors also have a chance to swim with sharks.

The marine mammal park also includes the following exhibits: Hawaiian Reef Aquarium, Hawaiian Ocean Theater, Penguin Habitat, Sea Turtle Feeding Pool, Sting Ray Lagoon, Bird Sanctuary, Dolphin Cove Show, Hawaiian Monk Seal Habitat and more. In short, theres a lot to discover at Sea Life Park!


Sea Life Park opened in 1964. The newest addition to Sea Life Park is the Shark Tank, the parks first entirely new exhibit in 30 years. The Shark Tank took six months to complete, cost over $500,000 in renovations, and holds nearly 300,000 gallons of water. Inside, ten native Hawaiian sharks roam and visitors can swim with sharks in a protected caged area for a thrilling experience!

Facts & Trivia

  • Island: Oahu
  • Amenities: Numerous marine exhibits, food and beverages, restrooms, daily shows and performances, roaming professional photographer, and much more.
  • Insider Tip: Wear sunscreen, have mosquito repellant handy and be sure to bring cash in case you want to rent a locker, about $3 for the day.
  • Fun Fact: Sea Life Park participates in conservation efforts throughout the year, including raising and releasing hundreds of adolescent green sea turtles into the wild.