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Dolphin offers research motivated, boat based activities which focus on creating a safe space for marine mammal encounters to take place, whereby a nurturing rather than needy approach is followed. We have been active in the area of dolphin eco-tourism since the mid 90's having pioneered structured in-water encounters in Africa; with the aim of establishing a sustainable monitoring project through the research & conservation arm of DolphinCare.Org.
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|Location||Situated on the southern most point of Mozambique lies Ponta do Ouro, a sheltered bay, that has over the years transformed into a tourist mecca frequented by both African and international tourists. Some 120km south of Maputo, a hub of tourism activities sizzle. Tales of sunken treasure together with the most spectacular sunrise over the ocean blessed this special point, the one of gold|
|Instructors & Dive masters||
Founder, guide, citizen scientist and dolphin encounter instructor who has 20 years experience working with in the area of marine mammal tourism that funds long term monitoring projects.
Captain, guide and owner, Mitchel has 21 years experience in surf launching along the sometimes wild African coastline. He has worked closely with Angie for the past 10 years and holds a vast amount of knowledge on our marine environment and the Dol...Continue readingphins of Ponta, whom he has spent the past many years working with.
Mozambican biologist who steers the projects research and conservation arm, DolphinCare.Org. Diana heads up the Dolphins of Ponta Id, humpback whale and turtle monitoring and the volunteer project
|Number of Dive Guides||1|
|Non-diving activities||The Area Offers
Shallow reef snorkeling
Shopping & Dining
Beautiful bathing beach
|PHYSICALlY DISABLED DIVERS||Yes, with limits|
|Equipment Description||Water entry with the dolphins is only permitted with snorkeling gear. Good quality masks, snorkels and fins are supplied if needed|
8mt semi rigid dive duck is the platform for all our work
|Number of boats||1|
|Check-in time||Depends of the weather and group size|
|Seasonality||January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December|
|REQUIRED INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTS||Passport|
|Accepted Payment Methods||
|Read before you go||
On booking you will receive a pre-arrival info pack.
Lodges are not obliged to hold beds without deposits.
Cancellation: 100% cancellation fee is applicable to cancellations received 45 days or less to arrival. Reservations will be credited for a period of 3 months (by special arrangement) if in the event it cannot be taken up within the booked time. Within such time the booking must be taken up or forfeited
Refunds: Missed launches, nights, meals & transfers - no...Continue reading refunds.
Weather cancelled launches: voucher valid for 6 moths OR refund less 25%.
Dolphin is not responsible for the weather and dolphins behavior, both of which are factors that influence your experience. Dolphin reserves the right to cancel and re-schedule launches due to weather. Tours do not take place in poor sea state (rough seas and blue bottles/Portuguese man of war).