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La Pirogue - Swim with the Dolphins

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Bois Des Billes Avenue, Black River, Flic En Flac, Mauritius 90618
+230 5728 7891
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Full Day Dolphin Cruise ile aux Benitiers

I read alot of reviews and had mixed thoughts on doing this tour, we did do this day trip and I did... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Pam M
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Hunting dolphin (-babies) in outborders together with 150 other people - a unique insight into human abyss!

If you like to go on stinky motorboats and surround together with 30 up to 40 other boats a school... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
wgilhofer
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Salzburg, Austria
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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 will then swim along the reef to the open sea where they will work as a team to harvest fish schools. Both the spinner and bottlenose dolphins can be observed.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Pam M
jphcharters2014, Owner at La Pirogue - Swim with the Dolphins, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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

2  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

Thank Nilgun13
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 Tiisetso T
Reviewed 18 December 2016

A friend said, I would rather swim in a contained environment, at leas that way you get to touch them. In my opinion, that may have been the only drawback (if you consider that a realistic drawback). First contact Fred. He is professional, prompt, reasonable,...More

Thank Battuta_v2
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing experience with dolphins. Nice way to start a morning. You will see lots of dolphins swimming and it give pleasure to eyes. Good for photography.

Thank Ashish J
Reviewed 29 August 2016

I was not expecting that it will be so great. Believe me, if you never do this activity you should go for it and you will be amazed of everything: starting from the fast boat, crystal clean water, dolphins, you will also go for snorkeling...More

Thank Artur107
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

A fab speedboat trip on Adriens Dream to see dolphins in their natural habitat, followed by a beach BBQ on the deserted island and snorkelling in the reef around the great crystal rock! The Dolphins were plentiful and playing together and happy for you to...More

Thank Nicola W
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Frances G
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Response from jphcharters2014 | Property representative |
You can contact us on pascal@jph.mu
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Reka70
27 March 2017|
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Response from Ashish J | Reviewed this property |
there is no age requirement we went with a child
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