We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Whale watching

Select Date and Travellers
US$ 67.03
2 travellers
    What to Expect
    Meeting point of this amazing excursion is La Preneuse, Black River, Mauritius. At 10 am you will take place on one of our speed boats. Our staff will use hydrophones to try to localize the whales living along the west coast. Their breath can also help to localize them. One on site the crew will give you more information about this majestic marine mammals. We will respect approach rules in order not to disturb them. Don't forget your cameras to immortalize this wonderful moment.

    Return 1pm.During the trip we will offer your refreshments and a sandwich. 

    Humpback whales can be observed between June and November, Sperm whales almost all year round. We guarantee 60% chance to see the whales
    Show More
    Important Information
    Departure Point
    La Jetée Road, Grande Rivière Noire, Black River, Mauritius
    GPS Point: S(y) 20.36432 E(x) 57.37234
    Departure Time
    The activity starts at 10am. Meeting at 9.30am
    • Beverages
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Live commentary on board
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    Show More
    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Wheelchair: shared excursion: we can carry wheelchair guest in the boat. Please advise weight. Exclusive excursion is better for wheelchair clients
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
    Reviews (12)
    Filter reviews
    5 results
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    More languages
    Traveller rating
    Show reviews that mention
    All reviews sperm whales dolswim encounter visitors boats crew
    Selected filters
    Updating list...
    1 - 5 of 5 reviews
    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    We were looking for a company that offered whale watching but with an ethical mindset and this is precisely what we got. From the information we received at the start, to the way the crew behaved on the boats this is clearly a company that...More

    Thank Anna-KB9447
    Reviewed 22 June 2019

    We went on the Whale Encounter with Dolswim. There were just 7 of us on the boat, and the crew were great. We saw around 8 whales in total, and we were the only boat out on the water with them which was fantastic. It...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Steph O
    Reviewed 1 September 2018

    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

    Date of experience: August 2018
    1  Thank MauritianExplorers
    Dolswim, Responsable relations clients at Dolswim, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2018

    Dear Madam Dear Sir Thank you for your visit and thank you for your comment. It was a pleasure to welcome you and we're pleased to read you enjoyed it Hope to see you again Kind regards Dolswim team

    Reviewed 30 August 2018

    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

    Date of experience: August 2018
    1  Thank andriyk364
    Dolswim, Responsable relations clients at Dolswim, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2018

    Dear Madam Dear Sir Thank you for your comment. We're pleased to may count you as a repeater guest. It's always a pleasure to welcome repeater guests on board of one of our boats and we're pleased to read you enjoyed your second excursion with...More

    Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

    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

    1  Thank pilks43
    Dolswim, Responsable relations clients at Dolswim, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2018

    Dear Madam Dear Sir Thank you very much for your visit and comment. Indeed, our main goal is showing our clients the beautiful marine fauna of Mauritius but respecting at the same time the dolphins and whales That's the reason why you swim two by...More

    View more reviews
    Questions & Answers
    Get quick answers from Whale watching staff and past visitors.
    Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
    Posting guidelines
    Key Details
    • Dolswim
    • Duration: 3h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, French
    Why Book on TripAdvisor?
    • Low Price Guarantee
    • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
    • Secure Payments
    • 24/7 SupportCall: 000-0800-100-6999
    Travellers Also Viewed
    Blue Quest Discovery
    3 Reviews
    from US$ 182.81*
    Swimming with Wild Dolphins and Whale...
    9 Reviews
    from US$ 119.82*
    Whale watching - Exclusivity
    1 Review
    from US$ 457.03*
    Full-Day Dolphin Watching Cruise in...
    10 Reviews
    from US$ 105.40*
    Frequently bought together
    Southwest Mauritius Day Trip...
    54 Reviews
    from US$ 107.10*
    Full-Day Tour of South West Mauritius
    78 Reviews
    from US$ 103.71*
    Private Southwest Day Tour...
    6 Reviews
    from US$ 125.49*
    Dolphins Encounter and Whale Watching
    40 Reviews
    from US$ 97.50*
    Shared Dolphin Encounter in...
    23 Reviews
    from US$ 57.89*
    Blue Quest Discovery
    3 Reviews
    from US$ 182.81*
    Whale watching - Exclusivity
    1 Review
    from US$ 457.03*