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Dolphins Encounter and Whale Watching

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A remote Indian Ocean island, Mauritius draws a wealth of marine mammals. Join experienced spotters on this small-group adventure, which includes a simple breakfast and lunch. Cruise to Tamarin Bay, where you can expect to see dolphins—and enter the water (conditions depending). After a snorkel, your crew will use a hydrophone to listen for humpback and sperm whales: There’s around a 60% chance of seeing one.
You'll start at
La Jetée Road
La Jetée Rd, Grande Riviere Noire, MauritiusDeparture Point: La Jetée Road, Grande Rivière Noire, Black River, Mauritius GPS Point: S(y) 20.36432 E(x) 57.37234 Directions: GPS Point: S(y) 20.36432 E(x) 57.37234 Dates: See Availability
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    Stop: 5 hours - Admission included
    Meeting time at 7 a.m. in Black River Mauritius for a light breakfast. At 7:30 a.m. you will leave on one of our speed boats for an unforgettable encounter. You will observe wild dolphins in their natural environment. If the conditions are right, you can also swim with them, accompanied by a skipper (max 2 persons at a time). We will first explain you the rules for a respectful encounter with the dolphins. The first part of this excursion ends with a snorkeling on the coral reef. Then it is time to go observe the whales. With the help of a hydrophone, our crew will try to localize them. Humpback whales can be observed between June and November while Sperm whales can be observed all year round. A sandwich and soft drinks will be served during the trip. Return around 1 p.m. We guarantee a 60% chance to see the whales.
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You'll end at
La Jetée Road
La Jetée Rd, Grande Riviere Noire, MauritiusDeparture Point: La Jetée Road, Grande Rivière Noire, Black River, Mauritius GPS Point: S(y) 20.36432 E(x) 57.37234 Directions: GPS Point: S(y) 20.36432 E(x) 57.37234 Dates: See Availability
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  • Look for dolphins, sperm whales, and (between June and November) humpbacks
  • Snorkel coral reef and join dolphins in the ocean when conditions permit
  • Listen for whale song through a hydrophone, with a 60% chance of sightings
  • No need to order boxed meals: Tour includes pastry breakfast and a sandwich
Important Information
Departure Point
La Jetée Road, La Jetée Rd, Grande Riviere Noire, Mauritius
5h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Soft drinks
  • Bottled water
  • coffee, tea, juice, breakfast pastries
  • sandwich
  • Live commentary on board
  • Use of Snorkelling equipment
  • Professional guide
  • Entry/Admission - Dolswim
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at the time of booking.
  • Wheelchair: We will carry the person on to the boat. Please advise weight. The wheelchair will not go on the boat and wheelchair clients will not go in the water. Exclusive excursion recommended for these clients.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
About the operator
By: Dolswim
Zurich, Switzerland
Whale Encounter
We booked a whale encounter. And we did not see whales. They said chance is 60%. They said in the end the captain
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Sam H
Horsham, United Kingdom
Swimming with dolphins
As amazing as this experience and company was It became very crowded when ever we found dolphins as boats would
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Jump jump jump
We enjoyed the dolswim however it is more dolphin chasing than swim. They are fast and you can see them if you are
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Fabio Pimenta
Beira, Mozambique
Excellent Dolphin view
Despite our luck regarding weather and water visibility, the crew was very good, giving us the best instructions
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Would not recommend
Booked and pre paid for dolphin encounter and whale watching. Upon getting to the bay where the dolphins were,
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antony W
Mr & Mrs Wright Honeymoon
We had a fantastic day with Dolswim, greeted by a friendly smile from Vic & given some safety/lifejacket advice,
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Abraham B
Worth your money....!
Julian and Fabian were our crew, Whale watching - best experience* (way better than the hermanus tour, I did in
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Priscila Xavier Coutinho
Very Nice
Very nice experience, dolswin is the best company for doing swiming with dolphins. It is very difficult to swin
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Bagni di Lucca, Italy
Dolphin and whale experience
We booked this experience with the help of our TUI rep although it was not one they offered, we knew that the
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Experience out of this world
Me and my wife came to Mauritius for our honeymoon and decided to swim with wild dolphins and go whale watching as
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Key Details
  • Duration: 5h 30m
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English, French
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