Swimming with Wild Dolphins and Whale Watching

Summary

Once you arrive, you will get on board the speedboat, and the professional and qualified skippers will start by briefing you on the most important aspects of this experience, including: - The types of dolphins that you will encounter and their habits - Guidelines for sustainable dolphin watching - Security measures on the boat - Swimming procedures You will then head to Tamarin Bay for the dolphin encounter. The skippers will accompany you in the water when it’s your turn to swim with the dolphins. You will enjoy 2.5 hours on the open sea viewing and swimming with dolphins. Depending on the amount of time left, you will then go to The Aquarium, a popular snorkelling and diving site with beautiful coral and tropical fish (please bring your own snorkel equipment if you wish to snorkel). Next, head back to the shore for a short period of time, and then start your 3 hour whale watching tour on the open seas to view these magnificent marine mammals in their natural habitat. Humpback whales can be sighted off the Mauritian coast between July and September/October when they move from the South pole to warmer seas near the equator, while the Sperm whales can be observed all year round.

Tour info

Duration
6 hours
Group Size
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Why take this tour?

Get ready for the experience of a lifetime, a truly unique experience of swimming with wild dolphins and observing majestic whales, in their natural environment in Mauritius. Enjoy a morning of viewing and swimming with wild dolphins in their natural environment in the waters of Mauritius, and spend the afternoon spotting humpback or sperm whales in the open seas. With expert skippers accompanying you for both the swimming with wild dolphins and whale watching experiences, you're in good hands!

What’s included?

  • Swimming with wild dolphins excursion

  • Whale watching excursion

  • Transportation to/from the departure location

  • Breakfast & Lunch

  • Snorkeling equipment

Frequently asked questions

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 6h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

Covid Policy

  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

To curb the spread of COVID-19, breakfast, lunch and snorkelling equipment will no longer be provided. However, travellers are welcome to bring their own breakfast, lunch and snorkelling equipment, if possible. Clients should bring their own mask, if possible. Hand sanitizer will be provided.

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Operated by:

Bonjour Mauritius Day Tours & Excursions

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About operator:

Bonjour Mauritius has a selection of tours and excursions covering the entire island. Choose from the classics, like our North, South or Southwest Mauritius tours, or our unique Dolphins & Volcanic Wonders or Nature Discovery tours. Our Mauritius tours include private transportation in an air-conditioned taxi or minibus, with a licensed driver. Explore Mauritius with Bonjour Mauritius!

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