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Mauritius is more than an island of white sandy beaches surrounded by turquoise water. It has a rich and breathtaking marine fauna and flora. Our goal is to unveil you the secrets of this colorful island and to help you realizing your dreams...more
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La Jetee Road, Black River, Grande Riviere Noire, Mauritius
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+230 5422 9281
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Whale watching
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from US$1 250,60
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 24 July 2015

Organised it through our hotel (Hilton Mauritius). Did the version including a barbecue lunch for 2700 MUR per person. For dolphin swimming you are of course in the proverbial "hands" of the dolphins themselves, so I’m not basing my rating so much on how much...More

4  Thank Ashley H
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 24 November 2014

I agree with ccgarofani, who described this whole experience as disrespectful and dangerous. Our overall impression was that we expected to have 'two wonderful hours on the open sea' 'swimming with dolphins' (an exact extract from Dolswims website). This could not have been further from...More

12  Thank foxyfoxholes
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We chose Dolswim as after much research, they clearly are the one with the most consideration towards animal welfare. This is clear whilst on the boat. The crew make every effort to get you to the whales and dolphins, and when there are obviously conscious...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We selected Dolswim who were recommended and they exceeded my expectations on all counts. From check in to check out / safety - max 8 on board, life jackets and only 2 permitted with guide in water at anytime when swimming with dolphins / on...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on dolphin swimming tour. Staff was very efficient and had safety first in mind. They were considerate to different levels of swimming skills among the participients.More

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Dolswim, Responsable relations clients at Dolswim, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Madam Thank you very much for your comment left on Tripadvisor. We're pleased to read you appreciate the professional attitude of our crew. Safety is indeed important to us and a safety briefing is done before each excursion. Our skippers try to help everyone...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Crew were good and the swimmer in the water with us very professional. There were 4 of us with different levels of swimming skills but they took care of all of us and made us feel safe all the time. We were lucky to swim...More

Thank Linn M H
Dolswim, Responsable relations clients at Dolswim, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Madam Thank you for your visit and thank you for your comment Really pleased to read you enjoyed your trip. Our crew try to help everyone during the dolphin encounters, no matter your swimming skills Hope to see you again Kind regards Dolswim team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was very amazing day we spent with these guys. Dolswim was very professionally organised since beginning, the boat was very good (but anyway I recommend some medicine for seasickness), the crew (Videsh and Christopher) were very sympathic and absolute profesionals taking good care of...More

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Dolswim, Responsable relations clients at Dolswim, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Madam Thank you for your visit and thank you for your comment on Tripadvisor. We're pleased to read you enjoyed your excursion. As you could read in other reviews, respect of marine mammals is very important for us. We train our crew members often...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It has nothing to do with the tour company. It is the whole activity of "chasing" the dolphins, regardless of which tour company. We went on a normal day and there were at least 10 speedboats, from different companies, some quite crowded, some just a...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did the dolphin and whale half day trip - it was the best thing we have done for a long long time. First of all the Dolswim team are super organised, know exactly what’s going on and are very efficient. Both teams who took...More

Thank clarrieb
Dolswim, Responsable relations clients at Dolswim, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Madam Dear Sir Thank you for your visit and your nice comment As you described our main goal is to show our guests the beautiful marine fauna of the Indian Ocean but respecting at the same time the dolphins and whales. That's the reason...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible day swimming with more than 100 dolphins. The guides were patient and attentive and really made sure we had the best experience. The boat was well equipped and clean. The lunch was delicious and fresh and very tasty. We had the best time and...More

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Dolswim, Responsable relations clients at Dolswim, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Madam Dear Sir, Thank you for your nice comment. It was a pleasure to welcome you. Our skippers are first of all there for our clients, to help everyone and to show you the beautiful marine fauna of the Indian Ocean Hope to may...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the best trip , and I would definitely recommend for adults and possibly older children, we saw both wild whales and dolphins in there own free environment, and my daughter swam with the dolphins . This was an experience of a lifetime and...More

Thank Alice M
Dolswim, Responsable relations clients at Dolswim, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Madam Thank you for your visit and thank you for your comment. It was a pleasure to welcome you and we're pleased to read you had an unforgettable day The whole team hopes to may welcome you and your family again in future Kind...More

Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Amazing encounter with the dolphins and whales, the staff was very friendly and very precautious with the security on the boat. Would definitely do it again!

1  Thank Sophie M
Dolswim, Responsable relations clients at Dolswim, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Madam Thank you for your nice comment It was a pleasure to welcome you and we hope to see you again in future Kind regards Dolswim team

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KirtiK164
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Response from LennySofia | Reviewed this property |
Well it depends whether you’re fine to jump into deep water, also they never stop swimming and you can only see then for sek if you are not moving with them.
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hiyaasandeep
25 June 2018|
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Response from Penguin1982 | Reviewed this property |
About 1 o’clock... but it depends on where your hotel is!
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Traveller T
15 May 2018|
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Response from 903daniellep | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the hotel pick up and drop off are included.
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