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Swim with Dolphins

SWIM WITH DOLPHINS IN MAURITIUS

Swim with Dolphins on Speed Boat in Tamarin Bay

A luscious continental breakfast and a unique experience of 2.5 hours swim with dolphins in their natural surroundings!

  • Pick up & Drop-off: Available from any accommodation in Mauritius.
  • Tour Duration: Approx 2.5-3 hours
  • Tour Availability: Daily
  • Activity Time: 7.30 - 10.00 am
  • Departure time: 6:00 am from your hotel / place of accommodation
  • Return time: 11.30 Am back to your hotel / place of accommodation
  • Baby Car Seat: On request (1st car seat is free of charge)

 

HOW TO PAY: Advance payment required via Paypal. Please book before 3pm (local time) if you want to cruise on the next day. 

*You can now pay with any credit card on Paypal even if you do not have a Paypal account.

SWIM WITH DOLPHINS: WHAT TO EXPECT

It is a unique dolphins activity done on a speed boat.

Explore the spectacular lives of these magnificent marine mammals in their natural aquatic habitat. Immerse yourself in the adventure of a lifetime and swim with dolphins in crystal clear waters.

 

Swim with dolphins is an incredibly moving experience which will bring you into contact with strikingly beautiful scenery, unspoiled landscapes and wonderful animals

You’ll plunge into the remarkable world of these powerful marine mammals and come face to face with the dolphins.

Unlike many other dolphin facilities that limit a swim with dolphins program to pools or shallow water encounters, we provide the unique opportunity to enter the dolphins’ natural environment and enjoy an encounter with the dolphins in open sea.

Enjoy a tasty continental breakfast which will be served upon arrival with Tea, Coffee, Juice, Water, Pain Chocolat, Croissant, Fruits, Biscuits. Once you get on board the speed boat, the skipper will brief you on the experience you are about to have.

As part of the trip you will enjoy

  • A tasty continental breakfast which will be served upon arrival (Tea, Coffee, Juice, Water, Pain Chocolat, Croissant, Fruits, Biscuits)
  • Swim with dolphins for 2.5 hours at the sea in their natural surroundings
  • Cruising inside the lagoon on speed boat

The briefing will also include such aspects as

  • Types of dolphins which you will encounter
  • Dolphin’s habits
  • Guidelines for sustainable dolphin watching
  • Security measures on the boat
  • Swim with dolphins procedures

Then you will be off for a wonderful two and half hours in the open sea....

Snorkeling equipment is provided for you free of charge.

The swim with dolphins activity offers a rewarding, educational, therapeutic and amazing experience for everyone!

COMMENTS

  • This trip is very popular, so please make sure to book this activity enough time in advance.
  • Note: there is a guarantee of 90% that you will see the Dolphins, but if that is not the case, there will be no money back but instead we will offer you to join a second trip free of charge.
  • The trip is not recommended for pregnant women.
  • This trip is done on speed boats, as it is much easier to look for the dolphins in comparison to catamarans which take much more time to arrive to the Dolphins sites. With a catamaran you will have less time to spend with the dolphins and more time will be spent on the journey there and back.
  • This trips departs from the West Coast from the area of Tamarin
  • Upon request we can also arrange your transport from and back to your hotel.

A little information about Dolphins in Mauritius

Dolphins are perhaps the most fantastic of all the creatures that live in the ocean. The dolphins, cheerful and playful are symbol of intelligence and grace.

In Mauritius, the dolphins live in pods of about 20 individuals or more and can be observed swimming from Tamarin Bay (on the west coast of Mauritius), on their way to the deep sea off the coast of the Le Morne peninsula.

The most common dolphins in Mauritius are the Bottlenose Dolphin and the Spinner Dolphin.

The Bottlenose Dolphin and the Spinner Dolphin have chosen the West Coast of Mauritius their place for rest and sleep before heading for the deep sea for their fishing.

The Bottlenose Dolphin is one of the most common and well-known dolphins. Bottlenose Dolphins are grey in color and measure between 2 to 4 meters (6.6 and 13 ft) long, and weigh between 150 and 650 kilograms (330 and 1,400 lb). Bottlenose Dolphins live in groups called pods that typically number about 15 dolphins, but group size varies from solitary bottlenose dolphin up to groups of over 100 or even occasionally over 1000 dolphins. Their diet consists mainly of small fish.

The Spinner Dolphin is dark grey, with darker patches in the tail stock, back and throat. Usually it has creamy-white patch on the belly though this varies considerably. The beak is distinctively long and thin, with a dark tip. The fins too are lengthy for dolphins of this size. Adults vary in size from 120 cm to 235 cm and weight from 23 kg to 78 kg. Individuals reach maturity at 4-7 years (females) and 7-10 years (males). The Spinner Dolphins congregate in groups that vary from just a few dolphins to great schools numbering thousands.

PHOTOS OF SWIM WITH DOLPHINS

   

SWIM WITH DOLPHINS PRICE

  • Price per Adult: 42 Euros
  • Child (ages 5-12): 28 Euros
  • Baby (ages 0-4): Free of charge
  • Breakfast per person: 6 Euros

+ Full Day Transportation

  • Standard Car €74 /vehicle (Rs2,900)
  • Minivan @ €89 /vehicle (Rs3,500)
  • Coaster/Bus @ €189 /vehicle (Rs7,000)

All bookings are subject to availability & should be booked at least 48 hours in advance.

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