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Dolphin Encountours Research Center

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Welcome to our world, a world filled with dolphins, whales and an underwater kingdom just waiting to be explored. We invite you to take the plunge, face your fears and experience something truly magical when coming face to face with the Dolphins of...more
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Village Square | Dolphin House, Ponta do Ouro, Mozambique
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All reviews an amazing experience pod of dolphins two weeks wild dolphins actual trip rubber duck angie respect interaction launch dallas swims boat ocean animals team briefing
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We volunteered for 2 weeks. First, let me say 2 weeks is definitly not enough, we did not want to leave. We were not lucky with weather, the strong winds kept us from launching some days but on the days we launches it was simply...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SophieV_11
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Had the most wonderful Dolphin swims in August 2018 and October 2017 with Dolphin Encountours Research Centre. Highly recommended. Wonderful people who are eco friendly and display respect for the dolphins and marine life of this area.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank surfduck
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Got to spend 10 minutes swimming with a pod of dolphins, including babies. Wonderful time, kids won't forget it in a hurry!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ahunter197
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Staff were really Nice however there were no dolphins and no visibility to dive. If I am not mistaken it is advertised as a 2 hour trip. We had a briefing about dolphins for about 30 minutes, went out in search of dolphins.. after nothing...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank LindsCam
angiepontadoouro, Owner at Dolphin Encountours Research Center, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2018

Dear LindsCam Thank you for your review, feedback and kind words about our crew. It is always disappointing for both participants AND crew when we are not able to locate our local dolphins. You are quite correct in saying that the trip is advertised at...More

Reviewed 19 February 2018

What a fantastic activity! If you are venturing to Ponta do Ouro for a vacation you must include this experience on your itinerary. Angie and her team are super professional and start the morning off with a comprehensive briefing regarding the background to the operation,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Greg_Kappers
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

What an eye opening experience, during the 30minute briefing period we learned so much about dolphins, it was insightful and educational, Angie is very passionate and it easily touches ones heart. We sadly didn't get to swim with them as the sea was a bit...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank MoniqueGP28
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

We booked a 2 and a half hour swim with the dolphin and snorkel trip. Lady over charge on the bank machine. The whole trip and video took 1hour and 55 min. Total of time spend in water was 13 minutes.More

Date of experience: December 2017
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angiepontadoouro, Manager at Dolphin Encountours Research Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2018

Thank you for your feedback. I would like to make sure that you swam with us as we do not show videos for our briefings, we brief in person. Our 2,5hr dolphin encountour includes 30-40 pre-launch briefing, safety talk and kit up. The rest of...More

Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Oh wow!! What an experience! The boat journey was so exciting, even though I was petrified, Angie and her staff put you at ease very quickly. We had two days of swims and each day we got to see the Dolphins and swim with them...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank itsmyjourney2014
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

What an amazing experience! We were definitely meant to go on the boat with Angie & Mitch! I was sooooo VERY scared that I was actually shaking as the ocean is not a place where I want to be on especially on a small boat,...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank ChereB9
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Had a package with three launches with Angie and her professional team. Their snorkelling preps and pre-launch briefings are extremely good. Responsible interaction with the dolphins, whales and sealife is Angie's approach - they interact with you, not the other way round. The first launch...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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2 January 2018|
Response from angiepontadoouro | Property representative |
Dolphin greetings... Thank you for the message. Yes we are open all year through, however pre-booking is required. Please pop me a mail for more info. For the Love of Dolphins Angie