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Dolphin tour & Turtles swimming

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BOOK ONLINE HERE - Combo PRICE
From$70$50
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Tour Details

Welcome to the tropical paradise of Zanzibar, where crystal-clear waters and vibrant marine life beckon you to an unforgettable aquatic adventure. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Indian Ocean as we invite you to experience the ultimate combo tour: Swimming with Dolphins at Mnemba Island and Swimming with Turtles at Nungwi Aquarium. This extraordinary journey promises to be a once-in-a-lifetime experience, combining the thrill of encountering wild dolphins with the delight of interacting with gentle turtles.

Part 1: Swimming with Dolphins at Mnemba Island Our adventure commences at dawn, ensuring we arrive at Mnemba Island, a pristine atoll surrounded by turquoise waters, at the perfect time for dolphin encounters.

1.1 Dolphin Encounter Excitement: Hold your breath as the boat approaches pods of playful dolphins dancing in the ocean. With the utmost respect for their natural habitat, we offer you the opportunity to swim alongside these creatures in their natural environment. Watch in awe as they gracefully glide through the waves, leaving you with a sense of wonder and appreciation for these intelligent beings.

1.2 Snorkeling in Mnemba Atoll: After the enchanting dolphin encounter, we continue our adventure with snorkeling in the dazzling coral reefs of Mnemba Atoll. Immerse yourself in a vibrant underwater world teeming with tropical fish and colorful marine life, making this snorkeling escapade an aquatic dream come true.

Part 2: Swimming with Turtles at Nungwi Aquarium Our journey then takes us to the Nungwi Aquarium, where we venture into the shallows to meet the gentle giants of the sea – the turtles.

2.1 Interacting with Gentle Turtles: Feel the thrill as you enter the water and come face to face with these majestic creatures. Our experienced guides ensure a safe and responsible experience, allowing you to swim with the turtles and observe their serene movements up close, creating memories that will warm your heart.

2.2 Marine Conservation Insights: Gain valuable insights into the efforts to protect and preserve these endangered species. Learn about the conservation initiatives that aim to safeguard their future and the role each one of us can play in marine conservation.

Conclusion: The Swimming with Dolphins at Mnemba Island and Turtles at Nungwi Aquarium Combo Tour promises an awe-inspiring aquatic journey. Be captivated by the grace and playfulness of dolphins as you swim alongside them in their natural habitat. Then, let the gentleness of the turtles touch your soul as you observe them in their serene underwater world. Our expert guides ensure a responsible and enriching experience, leaving you with unforgettable memories of these remarkable encounters.

Book your tour today and prepare for an aquatic adventure that celebrates the wonders of the Indian Ocean in the paradisiacal setting of Zanzibar.

Departure & Return Location

Рiсk uр frоm thе hоtеl оf yоur stаy in Zаnzibаr, drive you to Board the boat and set sail to Mnemba Island.

Tour Duration

7 hours (approx.)

Price Includes

  • Transfer from hotel to location and back to your hotel
  • English Speaking Guide
  • Nungwi Aquarium entrance fees
  • Boat to Mnemba island
  • Bottled water
  • Use of Snorkeling equipment
  • All government fees

Price Excludes

  • Any Private Expenses
  • Lunch
What to Expect
  1. Dolphin Encounter Extravaganza: Prepare for an exhilarating experience as you encounter wild dolphins in their natural habitat at Mnemba Island. Swim alongside these playful and intelligent creatures, creating cherished memories of a lifetime.

  2. Mesmerizing Coral Reefs: Immerse yourself in the vibrant underwater world of Mnemba Atoll during snorkeling. Discover the breathtaking beauty of colorful coral reefs and diverse tropical fish inhabiting these pristine waters.

  3. Gentle Encounters with Turtles: Interact with gentle turtles at Nungwi Aquarium, an unforgettable experience that allows you to observe these majestic creatures up close responsibly and respectfully.

  4. Marine Conservation Insights: Learn about the ongoing efforts to protect and preserve both dolphins and turtles in Zanzibar. Gain valuable insights into marine conservation initiatives and the importance of preserving the natural habitats of these remarkable species.

  5. Knowledgeable and Caring Guides: Our experienced guides ensure a safe and enriching experience, providing you with expert commentary and ensuring responsible interactions with the wildlife.

  6. Breathtaking Scenery: Surrounded by the stunning backdrop of Mnemba Island’s turquoise waters and Nungwi’s pristine coastline, the tour offers picturesque scenery that enhances your aquatic adventure.

  7. Responsible Wildlife Experiences: We always prioritize the well-being and conservation of the dolphins and turtles, ensuring that our interactions harmonize with their natural behavior and habitat.

  8. Unforgettable Memories: Leave the tour with treasured memories of your encounters with dolphins and turtles, two of the most beloved marine creatures, as you immerse yourself in the magic of the Indian Ocean.

  9. Unique Aquatic Dream: This combo tour combines two of Zanzibar’s most sought-after aquatic experiences, offering you the chance to connect with nature profoundly and unforgettably.

  10. A Celebration of Marine Wonders: Swimming with Dolphins at Mnemba Island and Swimming with Turtles at Nungwi Aquarium Combo Tour in Zanzibar celebrates the wonders of the ocean, leaving you with a deep appreciation for the incredible marine life and the need to protect their delicate ecosystems.

Tour Highlights!
  • Encounter wild dolphins
  • Swim with playful creatures
  • Pristine waters of Mnemba Island
  • Colorful tropical fish
  • Gentle interactions with turtles
  • Responsible and respectful encounters
  • Unforgettable aquatic memories
  • A celebration of marine wonders.
Itinerary

Here is a proposed itinerary for your day tour –  Swimming with dolphins at Mnemba Island and Swimming with turtles at Nungwi Aquarium Combo Tour Zanzibar. Please note that this is a rough estimate, and the actual times may vary depending on weather, road conditions, and individual tour pace.

Notice: Depending on specific conditions or at your request, the order of these tours may change.

8:00 AM (Usually, depends where you stay):Hotel Pick-Up

Our experienced guide will pick you up from your hotel in Zanzibar, ready to begin an exhilarating 7-hour aquatic adventure. Don’t forget your camera!

9:00 AM:Departure to Mnemba Island

Board the boat and set sail to Mnemba Island, a picturesque atoll known for its stunning turquoise waters and vibrant marine life.

9:30 AM:Dolphin Encounter at Mnemba Island

Hold your breath as we approach pods of wild dolphins frolicking in their natural habitat. Under the guidance of our professional team, enjoy the rare opportunity to swim alongside these playful creatures, creating unforgettable memories.

11:00 AM: Snorkeling at Mnemba Atoll

Continue the adventure of snorkeling in the dazzling coral reefs of Mnemba Atoll. Immerse yourself in the underwater wonderland, surrounded by colorful tropical fish and mesmerizing coral formations.

1:00 PM: Lunch at Muyuni - Sea Foods Restaurant

 After the thrilling morning, we head to Muyuni – Sea Foods Restaurant (lunch not included in the tour price). Savor a delicious meal of fresh seafood and local delicacies, re-energizing for the next part of our journey.

2:00 PM: Arrival at Nungwi Aquarium

 Arrive at the Nungwi Aquarium, where gentle turtles await your arrival. Prepare to be amazed as you interact with these majestic creatures responsibly and respectfully.

3:00 PM: Marine Conservation Insights

 Learn about the marine conservation efforts in Zanzibar and the importance of protecting the dolphins and turtles’ natural habitats. Gain valuable insights into the island’s delicate marine ecosystems.

4:30 PM:Departure and Return to Hotel

As the sun sets, we bid farewell to the enchanting marine world of Zanzibar. Our guide will safely transport you back to your hotel, leaving you with cherished memories of this extraordinary aquatic adventure.

Please Note: The tour lasts approximately 7 hours, starting from 8 AM with hotel pickup. Lunch at Muyuni – Sea Foods Restaurant is available at an additional cost, offering a delightful array of fresh seafood. Throughout the tour, our knowledgeable guides will ensure responsible interactions with the dolphins and turtles, prioritizing their well-being and conservation. Book your tour now and prepare for an aquatic journey that celebrates the marvels of the Indian Ocean in the idyllic setting of Zanzibar.**

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Рriсеs & Аvаilаbility

The total price consists of two parts: the Booking Deposit that you pay at the time of booking and the Remaining Balance that you pay in cash directly to the guide on the day of the Tour/Activity. Please specify all the details and choose the desired date in the booking box on the right-hand side to check the exact pricing and availability.

 

Вооking Dероsit & Rеmаining Ваlаnсе:

To confirm your booking, you must pay the Booking Deposit using a credit, debit card, or PayPal. Once the payment is made, you will receive your Tour Voucher and your booking confirmation.

On the Tour/Activity day, you must pay the Remaining Balance directly to the Tour/Activity guide by presenting your Tour Voucher. It is not mandatory to present the voucher in physical form. Please note that the Tour/Activity provider only accepts cash payments for the Remaining Balance.

Why I need to pay deposit fee?

We require a deposit to secure your booking and ensure the high-quality preparation and personalized experience of your Zanzibar tour. This confirms your commitment to the tour and enables us to arrange necessary logistics, such as transportation, meals, and the engagement of expert local guides, to deliver an exceptional experience tailored to your interests.

Саnсеllаtiоn Роliсy

There is no cancellation fee if you cancel your tour booking at least 14 days before the scheduled departure. If you cancel between 13 and 3 days before the scheduled departure, a 50 percent cancellation fee is charged from the paid deposit.
If you cancel within two days of the scheduled departure or don’t arrive at the meeting point on time, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee from the paid deposit.

Рiсk-Uр Тimе

You set the time with the guide after booking.

Drор-Оff dеtаils

Drор-Оff аlwаys аt thе оriginаl dераrturе Рiсk-Uр Роint, but you can ask our guide to take you to another place if you wish.

How to find what part of Islands is your hotel

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Are the dolphins encountered in their natural habitat?

Yes, we prioritize ethical practices and encounter dolphins in their natural environment, ensuring their well-being and preserving their habitat.

Can I swim with the dolphins during the tour?

You can, but Swimming is not recommended as it may disrupt their behavior. However, you can observe and appreciate them from a respectful distance.

Is snorkeling gear provided for the turtles swimming experience?

Yes, we provide high-quality snorkeling gear, including masks and snorkels, allowing you to comfortably explore the vibrant underwater world with the turtles.

Is there a chance to see other marine life during snorkeling?

Absolutely! The snorkeling location is teeming with diverse marine life, offering opportunities to spot colorful fish and other marine creatures.

What happens if we don't spot dolphins during the tour?

While sightings are common, dolphins are wild animals, and encounters are not guaranteed. This happens very rarely! 

Is the tour suitable for non-swimmers and children?

Yes, the tour is suitable for non-swimmers and children. Life jackets are provided for those who prefer not to swim during the turtles encounter.

5 Reviews
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Laura Schmidt (Germany)

Solo Traveller

I booked the Dolphin and Turtle tour from Germany, which turned out to be a wise decision. Upon arrival in Zanzibar, I realized that the beach prices were not only higher but also seemed less reliable. The tour was absolutely amazing, with the chance to swim close to dolphins and turtles in their natural habitat. The professionalism of the guides and the overall experience exceeded my expectations. Pre-booking from my country was not only cost-effective but also ensured a stress-free experience.

January 18, 2024

Andreea P.

Couple Traveller

Turul cu delfini și înotul cu țestoasele în Zanzibar a fost o experiență de neuitat. Procesul de rezervare a fost simplu, iar interacțiunea cu delfinii și țestoasele a fost extraordinară. Ghizii au fost amabili și au asigurat o experiență sigură și plăcută- Recomand!

January 6, 2024

Jake Martinez

Family Traveller

Our experience with the Dolphin Tour and Turtle Swimming in Zanzibar was unforgettable. The tour was well organized, and the online booking was fast. The tour guides were friendly and attentive, making sure everyone was comfortable and safe. This is an exceptional tour for wildlife enthusiasts and anyone looking to connect with nature in a unique way.

December 18, 2023

Emily Foster

Family Traveller

The Dolphin Tour and Turtle Swimming combo in Zanzibar was absolutely magical. The booking process was easy, and the tour itself was a dream come true. Swimming alongside the playful dolphins and gentle turtles was an experience I will never forget. The guides were knowledgeable and ensured we had a safe and enjoyable time. This tour is a must-do for anyone visiting Zanzibar!

October 20, 2023

Katya

Solo Traveller

With this tour was an absolute dream come true! Swimming alongside playful dolphins was a magical experience, and meeting the gentle turtles was equally unforgettable. The knowledgeable guides and responsible interactions with the wildlife made the tour even more enjoyable. Highly recommended for anyone seeking an incredible aquatic adventure in the stunning waters of Zanzibar!

July 23, 2023
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