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Address: Riviere Noire, Island Sports Club, Grande Riviere Noire, Mauritius
Phone Number:
+230 5422 9281

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Brilliant day out on the boat "Destiny"

We booked a combined big game fishing and snorkelling day and we're not disappointed! Kevin and Fabrice (our crew for the day) did everything they could to get us onto the fish... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Dwayne M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked a combined big game fishing and snorkelling day and we're not disappointed! Kevin and Fabrice (our crew for the day) did everything they could to get us onto the fish however none of the boats caught anything today. That's just the way fishing goes, otherwise it would be called catching! One black marlin did have a go at... More 

Thank Dwayne M
Kolding, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked the dolphin swim Tour. Day started at 0700 with a nice little breakfast. Great croissants! Straight to the dolphin, which they found quickly. Very calm and controlled Tour, compared to some of the other boats. 2 persons at a time, swimming with one of the guides. Got really close twice, nice. Short stop on the way back for snorkling.... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recently went with Dolswim as part of an excursion on holiday. On arrival there was coffee available while you changed and then we were taken out on a power boat to where the dolphins were that day. The two lads who took us out were very knowledgeable about dolphins and gave us a quick safety brief once we were... More 

1 Thank Matt H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not sure why there are such negative reviews. We arrived early (which you are supposed to do as it is the best time to see the dolphins). Breakfast was all laid out - tea,coffee,orange juice and croissants. The staff could not have been more helpful and friendly. We had a group of 14 of us including children and a... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked through Solis. An eco friendly excurshion with dolphins. Whales and tortoises. Well nothing eco friendly about this trip as there is oil in the water where they launch the boats. No whales or tortoises but a dolphin chase by boats and swimmers. 15 to 20 boats at one time chasing. We were not offered water on the boat although... More 

1 Thank Corrie E
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We signed up for a dolphin swimming experience. This had been a lifelong dream for me. We had to rent a car to get to the other side of the island, so this was n huge day for us. I knew something was off when we got to reception and they charged other tourists almost double than what we had... More 

Thank Motivation P
Dolswim, Owner at Dolswim, responded to this review

Hi, i do understand your frustration, but there was really an alert on that day concerning the sharks in the tamarin bay and unfortunately on that day the dolphins were only in the tamarin bay please follow the link: http://inside.news/2016/12/21/des-requins-apercus-a-tamarin/ we were not prepared to risk the security of our clients on that day and did not allow the swim... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went out to sea after the crew was late and we had to stand in the sun and whate .We were then called to the boat and away we went.We then got to deep water. The crew gave a bit of info on the dolphins and then I asked why are you allowed to swim with the dolphins .Because we... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were sold this excursion as a marine safari but what we got was nothing of the sort. We arrived on time at the offices and we're told there is water on the table for us and that's it, no more information. The staff were late and unfriendly. After being given life jackets we were led to the water to... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

We decided to go for a whale-watching trip with Dolswim and were told to be at the Dolswim location at 9.00 am, with the trip said to be starting at 9.30 am and ending at 12.30 pm. We arrived at the required spot a few minutes after 9.00 am, but instead of getting our briefing and departing at 9.30 am,... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

It was a great experience. We searched for the whales for long time and another boat called our captain (Micheal, I hope I remember correct). He did his best to take us to the whales before they are gone. It was magnificant to hear their breathing so close by. He and his budy was great to catch the dolphins but... More 

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