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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
La Jetee Road, Black River, Grande Riviere Noire, Mauritius
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After what can only be described as a manic taxi ride over from our hotel by a driver organised by Dolswim, we arrived at the company base in Grand Riviere Noire. The first impression of the company was very poor - there was no greeting...More

Thank Paula T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Review of: Whale watching

We were 10 in all in the speedboat with a crew of 3 including a cameraman from Dolswim. The outing was well organised and the crew did their best for us to spot whales and we did spot 4 sperm whales. We were lucky to...More

Thank MauritianExplorers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked this from the UK prior to our holiday. I had reservations after reading the comments but thought that Dolswim acted very professionally and considerately throughout the trip. With the statistics for viewing Whales and Dolphins around 50/50 I was not optimistic but we...More

2  Thank Kamamerhs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Review of: Whale watching

This is my second time with the guys and second time we did see whales! Awesome! What I would like to point out this time is that the captain and team were respectful, considerate of whales and their needs. When we saw a humpback whale...More

Thank Andriy K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Review of: Whale watching

We also shared concern of previous reviewer but Dolswim definitely operated in a conscientious way especially qhen compared with other boats out on the same day. We were so lucky to come across a family of humpback whales. Spent a good hour or so in...More

Thank pilks43
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It has been on my bucket list to swim with the dolphins for as long as I can remember. We tried several times, but could never succeed. I looked at different options and eventually booked with Dolswim. We were picked up at exactly at the...More

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

Dear Madam Dear Sir Thank you for your comment left on Tripadvisor. As a lot of people wants to swim with dolphins during their stay in Mauritius, a lot of touroperators offer this kind of excursion. We try to follow the approach and swim rules...More

Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Booked this primarily for the whale watching through our Kuoni rep, very early start (pick up from hotel at 6am). We signed on and hopped aboard Blue Quest, all crew were fantastic and very reassuring, during the safety briefing they explain the chances of seeing...More

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

Dear Madam Dear Sir, Thank you very much for your comment and first of all: our congratulations with your new wedding life It was a pleasure for our Blue Quest team to welcome you and we're pleased to read you enjoyed your outing and the...More

Reviewed 4 August 2018

When you are out to see wild animals, you can never be sure, but the guys at Dolswim know their job. Not only that we have seen both kinds of dolphin that live in the area, but we have seen at least a dozen sperm...More

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

Dear Thank you for your comment. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your outing Indeed, as you could read from previous comments, the respect of the dolphins and their environment is really important for us. So we train our skippers to follow the approach...More

Reviewed 19 July 2018

If you have any notion of 'swimming with the dolphins' then you should delete them. In this excursion you are literally brought to the point where the dolphins are going to pass by and then told to "JUMP!" for what is really a flash encounter...More

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

Dear Thank you for your comment. During our dolphin encounter our guests have the opportunity to swim with dolphins in their natural environment. It concerns wildlife dolphins so we can not predict their attitude. Sometimes they are quiet and observe you, sometimes they swim fast...More

Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Boat okay - when it rains you can place your bags in the cabin but you get wet your self because there tarpaulin is leaky. The, coffee and fruit before you sail. Toilet and shower available also. Bring your own dive/snorkling gear! The gear you...More

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

Dear Madam Thank you for your comment. Unfortunately if adverse weather conditions are announced we cancel outings: safety first! Kind regards Dolswim team

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8 August 2018|
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.
25 June 2018|
Response from Penguin1982 | Reviewed this property |
About 1 o’clock... but it depends on where your hotel is!
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15 May 2018|
Response from Danielle P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the hotel pick up and drop off are included.