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La Pirogue - Swim with the Dolphins

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Address: Bois des Billes Avenue, Flic En Flac, Mauritius
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+230 453 8054

Dolphin swimming can be done all year round between 7h00 till 8h30. It is,...

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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Early Bird Truly Gets to Dive Deep with these Beauties

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... read more

Reviewed 18 December 2016
Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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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, and courteous. And another then he leaves at 530AM which is PERFECT to make sure... More 

Thank Battuta_v2
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Reviewed 23 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
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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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 which is also good and BBQ on with good atmosphere.

Thank Artur107
Frome, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 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 swim with them, under the supervision of the boat skipper. A great fun day out,... More 

Thank Nicola W
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Simply amazing an experience to be swimming along side with these beautiful souls!! If you haven't tried it you are missing an opportunity of a Lifetime surely!!!

Thank saileshphillips
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Reviewed 20 April 2016

Did this swim as it was with wild Dolphins, none of the trained Dolphins, just 100 plus Spinner and Bottle Nose, who came into the reef early morning for breakfast, and you were in the sea with them swimming past you.

Thank Peter L
Oxford, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 April 2016

we got taken into the deep sea of dolphins,were we could find dolphins if you forget your snorkels the have lots of spares to use for the swim.Its lovely for the family and also great seeing wild dolphins swim under your feet. When the skipper sees a dolphin jumping in the air he says go and we all jump in.... More 

Thank bubblefish35
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 28 March 2016

Words cannot describe this once in a lifetime experience. The chance for my family and I to jump into the natural habitat of the dolphins and swim along with them is something we will treasure for ever!

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Reviewed 8 December 2015

It is pretty hard to really catch the moment and get into the water the moment they are passing by, but you can still enjoy watching them from the boat.

Thank Maria K
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

This is was definitely one of the highlights of the holiday. Our two guides/skippers were fantastic! We were the first boat out and we got at least two or three dive ins/swims with the Dolphins. It was an absolute must do, and definitely book with La Pirogue, small numbers and better trip.

Thank Sian M

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