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La Pirogue - Swim with the Dolphins

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Dolphin swimming can be done all year round between 7h00 till 8h30. It is, for the nature lovers, the most existing experience on the island. Early morning the dolphins will be seen playing in the Black River or Tamarin bay till around 10h30, they...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Bois Des Billes Avenue, Black River, Flic En Flac, Mauritius 90618
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Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

What an excellent experience! We had our 3 and a 5 year old sons with us on the excursion and we were initially uncertain whether the trip was suitable for kids so young. But within the first minutes our two guides made everyone feel very...More

2  Thank Storyteller813719
jphcharters2014, Owner at La Pirogue - Swim with the Dolphins, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for using our services. We have highly appreciated your positive comment. I hope we will be able to welcome you on board again soon. Kind regards, Pascal Henry

Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Had mixed bag feeling about this activity. But level of professionalism shown by them was exemplary. They ensured everyone swam with dolphins at least thrice. It is important to understand instructions and timing of jump has to be perfect. Having dolphin around you in sea...More

2  Thank Kamaljeet S
jphcharters2014, Owner at La Pirogue - Swim with the Dolphins, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Dear Mr Kamaljeet, Thank you for using our services. We have really appreciated your positive comment and hope we will be able to welcome you onboard again soon .Kind regards, Pascal Henry

Reviewed 17 May 2018

We did just that was great.also went on day trip with catamaran was awesome food was excellent staff just as great.was a day to remember always.

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jphcharters2014, Owner at La Pirogue - Swim with the Dolphins, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

Dear Mrs Annis, We appreciate your positive comment and rating and thank you for using our services. i hope we will be able to welcome you on board again soon. Kind regards, Pascal Henry

Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

I had mixed feelings about this before booking a trip and I still have mixed feelings now. The feeling of being in the water with the dolphins is indescribable and such an experience but there are so many boats crowding round them that you do...More

1  Thank Selina_J_W
jphcharters2014, Owner at La Pirogue - Swim with the Dolphins, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Dear Sir/Madam, I understand your feelings and it is a fact that there are too many boats at the same time and the same spot. swimming with the wild dolphin in their natural environment such such an amazing activity that everyone want to make it...More

Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

I read alot of reviews and had mixed thoughts on doing this tour, we did do this day trip and I did feel these poor dolphins are being harrassed by humans. The day we went out there were only about 15 boats near the dolphins...More

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jphcharters2014, Owner at La Pirogue - Swim with the Dolphins, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Dear Mrs Pam, Thank you giving your thoughts on the cruise. It is a fact that there are lots of boats chasing the dolphins but please keep in mind that in the event dolphins want to get away it will only take them a few...More

Reviewed 17 July 2017

If you like to go on stinky motorboats and surround together with 30 up to 40 other boats a school of dolphins, few of them with babies you are right there. If you enjoy jumping like a group of fanatics into the water (or onto...More

3  Thank wgilhofer
Reviewed 7 July 2017

This was amazing experience but you have to lucky enough to see as many as dolphins If you go in early morning you can see many.

1  Thank NishantRaj14
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We were picked up from our hotel at 6.50 am. "Full day Dolphin Cruise ile aux Benitiers " tour was by far the best tour we took. What an experience to swim with the dolphines in turquise waters. We could have stayed and swim all...More

1  Thank NilsuGaia
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

I stayed for 2 weeks on this amazing place. We had a half board and it was a great choice as during the day we went to explore different places and had lunches there. The hotel has the best buffet ever with a plenty of...More

1  Thank MilaJo11
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Its truly breath taking. The dolphins appear out of no where then the speed boats rush to where they are and you jump in and snorkel right beside them.

1  Thank TiisetsoT1
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FrancesG389
25 September 2017|
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Response from jphcharters2014 | Property representative |
You can contact us on pascal@jph.mu
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Reka70
26 March 2017|
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Response from AshishJ898 | Reviewed this property |
there is no age requirement we went with a child
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