Swimming with Wild Dolphins
Start your day with the experience of a lifetime swimming with wild dolphins in their natural environment! Once you board the boat, the skipper will brief you on the types of dolphins that you will encounter and their habits, and guidelines for a sustainable dolphin encounter.
You will then head to Tamarin Bay for the dolphin encounter. The skippers will accompany you in the water when its your turn to swim with the dolphins. You will enjoy 2.5 hours on the open sea viewing the dolphins and swimming with them. Depending on the amount of time left, you will then go to The Aquarium, a popular snorkeling and diving site with beautiful coral and tropical fish.
Trou aux Cerfs Dormant Volcano
Admire360 degree views from the top of the volcano while taking a stroll around the crater. This dormant volcano stands at around 600m above sea level, and on clear days offers a breathtaking panoramic view of the island.
Drive by the largest reservoir in Mauritius, the Mare-aux-Vacoas, on the way to Grand Bassin, a tranquil and serene crater lake considered sacred by the Hindu population. Discover the Hindu culture by visiting the temples around the lake and enjoy the peace and quiet of the surroundings. You will also be amazed by the tall statue of Shiva and the view from the highest temple. Be sure to watch out for the monkeys and wildlife. Note: It may not be possible to make this stop in the month of February or March as the area is also a pilgrimage site during the festival of Mahashivaratree.
Black River Gorges and the Alexandra Falls
Enjoy the incredible views of the Black River Gorges, the largest national park in Mauritius. Covering an area of 6754 hectares, the park is home to numerous endemic flora and fauna and provides visitors with beautiful hikes, with varying levels of difficulty. During your drive through the park and Plaine des Champagnes, you will also get to stop and admire Alexandra Falls and viewpoint, and if theyre in season, like the locals, youll want to pick a few goyaves de chine!
Chamarel 7-Coloured Earth / Natural Geographic Wonder and Waterfall
Visit the popular Chamarel, the colored earth site, where in addition to the geological wonders of the seven colored dunes, you can view the Chamarel Falls, the most famous waterfall in Mauritius! And, make sure you stop by the giant tortoise pens before leaving the park!
- Mobile Voucher Accepted
- Hotel pickup Available
- Instant Confirmation
- Lowest Price Guaranteed
- Duration: 8 Hrs
Departure Time :
The exact pick-up time will depend on your hotel location, but will most likely be between 06:00 and 07:00. Please make sure you have provided the correct hotel details and let reception know that som.. read more
Departure Details :
Your hotel in Mauritius island
Return Details :
Tour ends with drop-off at your hotel
Cancellation Policy : Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund
The Dolphins and Volcanic WondersTour is a full-day excursion, including transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle with a friendlyguide. You will swim with wild dolphins in their natural environment in the morning after you are going to discover beautiful coral and tropical fish while snorkeling near the reef. Also, enjoy the stunningviews from the top of Trou aux Cerfs dormant volcano and visit the Grand Bassin crater lake. Get a glimpse of the Hindu culture you can admire the breathtakingBlack River Gorges and the famous Alexandra Falls as well as discover the geographic wonder known as Chamarel, the 7-colored earth site and soak in the beauty of the Chamarel Falls.
- Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
- Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
- Family friendly
- See native wildlife in their natural environment
- Likely to Sell Out
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Swimming with Wild Dolphins
- A 2.5-hour encounter with wild dolphins in the open sea
- Snorkeling near the coral reef (snorkeling gear provided)
- Services of a fully licensed, qualified driver
- Air-conditioned and insured taxi, minibus or coach
- Private transfer for your group to and from your hotel
- Waiting time
- Parking fees
- Entrance fees to Chamarel (5 Euros/adult and 2.50 Euros/child)
- Lunch or snacks
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
The dolphin portion of this outing is not recommended for pregnant women. All children under 12 years old should be accompanied.
In almost all cases (90%+) you will see the dolphins. However, if this is not the case, a second outing will be offered on the boat free of charge (transportation to and from your hotel are not included for the second outing). Its important to note that there will be no refund once you have completed the activity.
This tour lasts up to eight hours, and you will be able to choose how long you spend at each attraction (except for the dolphin portion). Depending on your groups speed you may not have time to see all the listed attractions. You will be able to stop for lunch but the price of the lunch is not included
Bring swimwear for the dolphin's portion, and comfortable walking shoes for the rest of the tour
Not wheelchair accessible