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STAY AND SNORKEL PACKAGES

PONTA DO OURO, THE POINT OF GOLD

Why book a package?

Our specially created wild dolphin encountour packages offer our guests the comfort of having accommodation and healthy, wholesome meals catered for

As encounters with our dolfriends are completely organic and unscripted, allowing oneself the opportunity of doing a multiple launch package almost certainly guarantees a bout of conscious interaction and an eye to eye encounter with the resident dolphins in the big blue.

Weather is one of the leading contributing factors in having a good encountour. Allowing oneself enough days to work around nasty weather days is important to factor into to dolphin experience.

A group size of 4 peeps is required and most dates are catered for however low season and mid-week tours are best, offering quieter seas and beaches.

Accommodation is in two sleeper cabanas that has a beautifully appointed bedroom, a spacious en-suite bathroom, fully-equipped kitchen and a dining and braai area in front of each unit. Your unit also comes with a hammock, fan, mozzie net, plug points & electric lights. 

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Full Dolphin Encountour

Stay & Snorkel Tour

4 Nights accommodation, meals AND daily sunrise dolphin tours.

Whats Included:​

  • Four nights accommodation with brunches and dinners at a rustic reeded Robinson Crusoe style camp settled amongst the coastal dune forest situated 10 minutes walk from the beach.

  • Three sunrise boat tours to encounter the local Dolphins.

  • Pre-launch boat and water safety and an introduction to our resident dolphins, behaviour in the wild and the DolphinCare Code of Conduct.

  • A dolphin snorkelling course. Soft gear use on launches (mask, snorkel & fins). Dolphin Tribe Tee-Shirt & Snorkel tax.

  • In-water guidance and filming of the dolphins in-water by Dolphin Whisperer Angie. Photographs and video of your encountours on-line.

  • Brunches daily after your dolphin experience.

  • Three course dinners either at the lodge or one of our famous Ponta restaurants.

Kaya Basic Beachfront

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The Kaya Kweru Basic beachfront chalets are located on the main beach in Ponta do Ouro. The chalets include 2, 4 and 6 sleeper units that come with linen, bath towels, air-con and are serviced daily. Rates vary depending on weekday and season, please contact us to arrange a quote with your specific dates.

Please note - the main beach can get busy and noisy. The boat launch site is in close proximity so be prepared for some tractor noise at sunrise! Not a problem if you are on the dolphin boat though!

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Gala Gala Eco-Lodge

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Gala Gala Eco-Lodge is owner run and managed by Bev and Mandy, this beautiful escape offers en-suite accommodations, a swimming pool, free wifi and catering. 

Gala Gala is set in a natural, indigenous environment amongst the coastal dune forest and is around a 10 minutes walk to the beach. It offers an authentic personal experience that differs from your regular hotel setting.

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Group (6 to 8 peeps)

Sample Itinreary

Transers can be arrnaged from Maputo International Airport, Kosi Bay Border or Park it Ponta parking lot in Popnta do Ouro.

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Day 1 - Arrival Day

 

Group Transfer from Maputo International airport to Lodge in Ponta do Ouro ±2hrs.

Arrive and settle in at accommodation.

15:00 Meet and greet at our Center; gear allocation and dolphin snorkel course with practical session.

This prepares you for your time in the open ocean, familiarise yourself with gear and learn how to observe and engage with marine mammals in a calm and respectful way. After a quick shower and change we meet back for an introduction to our resident dolphins, behaviour in the wild and the DolphinCare Code of Conduct.

18:30 Dinner and early to bed for dolphin dreams.