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Swimming with the dolphins

Black River, Mauritius

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Experience hosted by Malina

7 hours
Includes food
Up to 8 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

we meet at 7:45 for a light breakfast before embarking on the speedboat at 8:00. Around 8:20 you will observe Dolphins swimming in their natural habitat or you can jump in for a closer look. From 9:30 on you will have the chance for some snorkelling at The Aquarium, a coral barrier known to be among the best snorkel spots in Mauritius. After snorkelling we head to Ile aux Benitiers for a spot of lunch- BBQ lunch, vegetarian options available including alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Then time to relax and explore the beautiful island. Also included is a stop at Crystal Rock for a swim and chance to take photos of a geological quirk. At 14:30 you return to shore at the same embarkation point.
If you chose the chauffeured option, your driver will be waiting to ferry you back to your accommodation.
Other things to note
Guaranteed low-cost rates
Safe and insured boards with experienced skippers
Guaranteed dolphin swim/watch throughout the year
Optional hotel pickup and drop-off
Snorkelling equipment provided
we meet at 7:45 for a light breakfast before embarking on the speedboat at 8:00. Around 8:20 you will observe Dolphins swimming in their natural habitat or you can jump in for a closer look. From 9:30 on you will have the chance for some snorkelling at The Aquarium, a coral barrier known to be among the best snorkel spots in Mauritius. After snorkelling we head to Ile aux Benitiers for a spot of lunch- BBQ lunch, vegetarian options available in…

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What's included

  • Food
    BBQ lunch served on the beach, including vegetarian options and including...
From £45
/ person
Fri, 4 Dec
08:00 - 15:00
£45 per person
£45 per person
Sat, 5 Dec
08:00 - 15:00
£45 per person
£45 per person
Sun, 6 Dec
08:00 - 15:00
£45 per person
£45 per person

Meet your host, Malina

Host on Airbnb since 2019
  • 14 Reviews
  • Identity verified
I am Mauritian and have spent many years in Europe working in tourism as a guide and in management. When i came back to Mauritius i was eager to share my knowledge of tourism with people visiting this paradise island.
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Where you'll be

Observing Dolphins, Snorkelling at the aquarium, Lunch on Ile aux Benitiers, Relaxation time, Swimming and photo time around Crystal Rock a geological quirk.

Rated 4.29 out of 5 from 14 reviews.

Frank
February 2020
A well balanced trip. Not too many on the boat. we were able to get to know each other. the swimming with dolphins was wonderful the later snorkelling amongst the fish was superb and the beach was lovely and the food well prepared and presented. The crew were very friendly and helpful. One of my best boat trips ever
A well balanced trip. Not too many on the boat. we were able to get to know each other. the swimming with dolphins was wonderful the later snorkelling amongst the fish was superb…
Sanya
February 2020
We enjoyed every bit of the experience. The skippers with us were confident. It was my first time snorkeling, so the skipper snorkeled with me to make sure I'm safe and comfortable !
Christian
February 2020
„Schwimmen mit Delphinen“ ist leider eher „hetzen von Tieren“ Neben unserem Boot waren ca. 20 andere Boote „auf der Jagd“ War eine Delphinflosse zu sehen sprangen rund 50Menschen ins Wasser und stürmten den Stier hinterher. ein absoluter Wahnsinn ansonsten „ganz nett“ 🤦🏼‍♂️
„Schwimmen mit Delphinen“ ist leider eher „hetzen von Tieren“ Neben unserem Boot waren ca. 20 andere Boote „auf der Jagd“ War eine Delphinflosse zu sehen sprangen rund 50Mensc…
Pernille
February 2020
Malina did not attend herself. We were more people than allowed in the boat, which motors kept turning off. Visit to the reef was only 10 min after lunch. We did see dolphins and BBQ was nice.
Michaela
January 2020
Simply great! the boys were wonderful, breakfast, snorkling and lunch was more than excellent. Clearly this 7 hour trip is worth it! 20 points out of 10 :)
Elisa
January 2020
Une superbe journée : un cadre magnifique, une rencontre merveilleuse avec les dauphins et mention spéciale pour Brian qui, de part sa passion pour ce qu'il fait, nous a fait passer un moment exceptionnel.

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  • Fri, 4 Dec
    08:00 - 15:00
    £45 per person
  • Sat, 5 Dec
    08:00 - 15:00
    £45 per person
  • Sun, 6 Dec
    08:00 - 15:00
    £45 per person
  • Mon, 7 Dec
    08:00 - 15:00
    £45 per person
  • Tue, 8 Dec
    08:00 - 15:00
    £45 per person
  • Wed, 9 Dec
    08:00 - 15:00
    £45 per person
  • Thu, 10 Dec
    08:00 - 15:00
    £45 per person
  • Fri, 11 Dec
    08:00 - 15:00
    £45 per person

Activity advisory

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Know your comfort level
Please note that outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

What to bring

Swimming costumes & towel,Hat,Sunscreen and camera (smartphone will do)