Private Speedboat: Swim With Wild Dolphins, Benitiers Island Barbecue, Transport

Duration: 7 hours
Destination: Mauritius, Mauritius, Mauritius

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  • 7 hours
  • Mauritius
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Non-Cancellable


This is a private trip in a speedboat for you and your group. This 7-hour trip offers a chance to view wild dolphins from a private speedboat, plus the opportunity to swim and snorkel with them in their natural habitat. En route to Benitiers Island, you'll be able to snap photos of the famous Crystal Rock formations and then spend relaxing time ashore or swimming in the natural aquarium surrounding the island. Your tour includes air-conditioned transportation from your hotel, breakfast, and lunch accompanied by live music.

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Stop At: Tamarin Bay, Mauritius

This is a private trip in a speedboat for you and your group. Early in the morning, your driver picks you up from your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle for the transfer to your boat embarkation point. The exact pick-up time will depend on the location of your hotel.

At 7am, a continental breakfast is served prior to boarding the boat. Once on board, your skipper briefs the group on the dolphins you'll encounter during your excursion, including species, habits, and behavior, and provides a briefing for a safe and responsible swimming with the dolphins. 

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tamarin Bay, Mauritius

Next, depart by speedboat for Tamarin Bay where your dolphin encounter takes place. You’ll spend 2.5 hours on the water, viewing wild dolphins and swimming with them in the open sea. Crew members will accompany you into the water when it’s your turn to swim with the dolphins.

Duration: 3 hours

Pass By: Crystal Rock, Opposite Ile Aux Benitiers, Inside the Lagoon, Le Morne, Mauritius

The tour continues as you cruise to Benitiers Island, passing Crystal Rock en route and enjoying views of Le Morne Mountain.

Stop At: Tamarin Bay, Mauritius

Once you step onto Benitiers island, the crew starts to prepare drinks and lunch, which will be served around noon with live music providing a festive context. After lunch, there’s time to relax, sunbathe, and swim, or snorkel in the lagoon, a crystal-clear natural aquarium where coral reefs attract schools of tropical fish.

By mid-afternoon, the boat returns you from the island to the mainland where your driver awaits to return you to your hotel at approximately 2pm.

Duration: 3 hours

  • A Private speedboat for you and your group
  • Swimming with wild dolphins in their natural environment
  • Snorkeling at the natural aquarium (snorkeling gear provided)
  • A delicious breakfast, served before boarding
  • A barbecue lunch with drinks on a tropical island
  • Time to relax and suntan on Benitier's Island
  • Private transfer for your group to and from your hotel
  • Services of a fully licensed, qualified driver
  • Air-conditioned and insured taxi, minibus or coach
  • Waiting time
  • Parking Fees
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Alcoholic Beverages

  • None
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A maximum of 8 people per booking
  • The dolphin portion of this outing is not recommended for pregnant women. All children under 12 years old should be accompanied by adult
  • Please bring sunscreen and towels, as well as your swimsuit (already put on)
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Most travelers can participate
  • 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 is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up at all hotels, B&Bs, apartments on the island. Please let us know which hotel, B&B or apartment you're staying at. Note that this excursion starts at 7am on the west coast of the island. Your exact pickup time will depend on where you are staying, but will typically be between 5:00am and 6:30am.

Departure Time

7:00 AM

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


7 hours

Package is not cancellable.

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