Sea Life Park Hawaii - General Admission Ticket
Located 15 miles from Waikiki on Oahu’s beautiful and scenic Makapuu Point, Sea Life Park is a world-class marine attraction between the majestic Koolau Mountain Range and spectacular Makapuu Beach. At Sea Life Park, Hawaii’s marine life comes alive in a sensational display that will entertain and delight. Dolphins dance, sea lions sing, and penguins perform in this magical place by the sea. Your General Admission ticket to Sea Life Park includes a variety of shows, exhibits and programs offered throughout the park. Some of these programs include:
Shark Cave: 300,000 gallon exhibit featuring Hawaiian reef life and sharks.
Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle Lagoon: Outdoor exhibit and sandy beach with the only active breeding and nesting colony of green sea turtles in the U.S.
Penguin Habitat: Humboldt penguin habitat and swimming area.
Discovery Reef Touch Pool: Waterfalls, pools and reef ledges with sea stars, urchins and even baby honu (Hawaiian green sea turtles) to touch, plus small underwater tunnel to watch fish swim by.
Hale Manu Bird Aviary: House of birds with over 300 colorful love birds and cockatiels.
Hawaiian Reef Lagoon: Hawaiian reef animals from above the water, including stingrays, whitetip reef sharks and tropical reef fish.
Sea Lion Habitat Nursery: Rescue California sea lions divide their time between basking and eating.
Conservation Exhibit: An interactive, educational learning space with conservation topics that include marine debris, green sea turtles and other marine life.
Seabird Sanctuary: Rehabilitated mix of Hawaiian tropical seabirds, including booby birds and Great Frigate seabirds.
Honu Nursery: Watch the youngest turtles swim in a natural environment, where the park is growing seaweed native to Hawaii to replenish the state’s reefs.
Kolohe Kai: View younger whitetip reef sharks up close as they are fed by park staff.
Aloha Nai'a: Dolphin lagoon show
Hawaii Ocean Theatre: Sea lion show
Concessions: Beach Boy Lanai featuring daily lunch specials. Gift shop with made-in-Hawaii items, swim gear and other souvenirs.
Learn about Marine Animals
Meet Sea Lions
- Where and When:
- Sea Life Park Hawaii Hours:
Open daily from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Roundtrip Transportation from Waikiki:
Roundtrip transportation from Waikiki area hotels is available at an additional cost. If you book your Sea Life Park tickets with added transportation, your exact pick-up time and location will be in your confirmation email. Pick-up will be between 8:45 am and 9:15 am (see pick-up schedule below). Departure from Sea Life Park back to Waikiki is at 2:00 pm.
8:45 am: Ala Moana Hotel (Mahukona St)
8:50 am: Hawaii Prince (Harbor Side Entrance)
8:55 am: Hilton Hawaiian Village (Grand Islander Bus Depot)
9:00 am: La Croix Hotel (Olohana Street)
9:05 am: Sheraton Waikiki Bus Depot (Aloha Landing)
9:10 am: Hyatt Regency (Koa Ave)
9:15 am: Waikiki Beach Marriott (Paoakalani Ave)
Parking at Sea Life Park is $10 per vehicle per day.
Location: Sea Life Park Hawaii, 41-202 Kalanianaole Hwy, Waimanalo, HI 96795
From Waikiki, take the H-1 East (Lunalilo Freeway). H-1 becomes Highway 72, continue east through residential area. After the residential area ends, continue driving along the coast past Hanauma Bay and Sandy Beach, to Makapu'u Point. Sea Life Park Hawaii is located on the left side of the road. You will see the large signage indicating the entrance from the highway.
- Children 17 years and under must each be accompanied by a paying adult (age 18+ years).
Please contact us if anyone in your party has special needs. If you require an ADA lift bus, we do require at least 48 hours notice to secure availability.
- Special Notes:
- There are lockers available for $6.00 per 4 hours / $2.00 per hour after 4 hours.
Changing rooms available.
Sea Life Park reserves the right to cancel any session due to the welfare and safety of the animals. A portion of admission price goes towards marine animal rescue and rehabilitation programs.
- Operation Days:
- Up to 6 hours
- Sea Life Park