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The Whaler

#9 of 11 things to do in Ponta do Ouro Features Animals
Ponta do Ouro, Mozambique
+258 84 604 4369
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My Home away from home

I have been back about six times over the years. Both my wife and i love Hilton and the guys who... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2015
Durban, South Africa
Professional service with a smile.

3 of us dived with The Whaler this last week and were happily surprised with the friendly... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2015
Colleen M
Johannesburg, South Africa
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2 Oct 2015
“My Home away from home”
26 Jul 2015
“Professional service with a smile.”
Ponta do Ouro, Mozambique
+258 84 604 4369
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Reviewed 2 October 2015

I have been back about six times over the years. Both my wife and i love Hilton and the guys who always make our stays with them special. On the beach access which is nice.

1  Thank ZuluDestinations
Reviewed 26 July 2015

3 of us dived with The Whaler this last week and were happily surprised with the friendly, accommodating staff we dealt with there. Had fantastic dives. Ponto do Ouro lived up to its reputation as a top dive destination.

1  Thank Colleen M
Reviewed 5 December 2014

I am a diving professional, with over 2,000 dives, and I would never enter the water with this company!!! Especially with Hilton as my guide!!! I was staying in the accommodation nearby to The Whaler and inquired about diving early in the morning. I spoke...More

16  Thank LiveAndLetsDive
Reviewed 1 October 2014

I have been to the Whaler for my fourth time now and it never disappoints! It is great value for money and in a very convenient position. The room I stayed in was beach facing and had 4 single beds with pillows, sheets and blankets...More

3  Thank Calicos4
Reviewed 29 September 2014 via mobile

Went diving with the Whaler 3 times over New Year. As an inexperienced diver (I have only done about 8 qualified dives) I was nervous and panicked on my second dive (my own fault- absolutely nothing to do with the dive master, who was great)....More

4  Thank Katie P
Reviewed 10 June 2014

Personal attention and friendly staff. Hilton was not there, but Shaun took good care of us and he knows his stuff when it comes to diving and fishing!

1  Thank Mia W
Reviewed 26 November 2013

Situated right on the beach, The Whaler provided everything I needed in terms of self catering accommodation. Fully equipped communal kitchen, lounge/chill area, braai and clean communal men's and lady's bathrooms. The reed rooms are ideal accommodation for a beach holiday, well ventilated, cool in...More

2  Thank Chrismost-excellent
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