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SIX NIGHT GROUP DOLPHIN RE-TREAT

Dolphin Re-treats run Monday to Monday in low season and include a 6 night stay in Ponta do Ouro and four boat based tours whereby you will accompany our small team to look for and monitor our local dolphins. One can expect to be waking up early and spending around 3 hours at sea, the tour is kept to a maximum of 6 guests and is suitable for people who want to maximise their time spent in Mozambique with our wild dolphins! Re-treats are intended to be a fun, relaxed, wellness experience that can be adjusted to suit your groups needs depending on your requirements.

INCLUDED

- Return group transfer from Maputo Int Airport

- Six nights accommodation in Ponta do Ouro

- Breakfast after dolphin activities

- Dinners at lodge and in and around the village

- Four sunrise dolphin encountours

- Dolphin snorkel course

- Dolphin Tribe Tess-shirt

- Sunset 4 x 4 village cruise

- Maputo Special Reserve day trip with picnic

- Dolphin Diaries (images and video of your encountours with the dolphins)

BASIC ITINERARY

Please note that times and itinerary will change due to working with the elements.

This is out of our hands and flexibility is required. 

DAY ONE

  • Group Transfer from Maputo International airport  ±2hrs.

  • Arrive and settle in at accommodation.

  • 15:00 Meet and greet; 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 at Lodge


DAY TWO

  • 05:00 Meet to welcome in the sunrise, coffee and snack up (rusks and muffins/breads supplied pre-trip) and embark on our first sea journey in seek of our finned friends.

  • 09:00 Breakfast at lodge followed by free-time

  • 18:30 Dinner at Sapphire Sands


DAY THREE

  • 05:00 Meet to welcome in the sunrise, coffee and snack up (rusks and muffins/breads supplied pre-trip) and embark on our second sea journey in seek of our finned friends.

  • 09:00 Breakfast at lodge followed by free-time

  • 18:30 Dinner at Love Cafe


DAY FOUR

  • 05:00 Meet to welcome in the sunrise, coffee and snack up (rusks and muffins/breads supplied pre-trip) and embark on our third sea journey in seek of our finned friends.

  • 09:00 Breakfast at lodge followed by free-time

  • 18:30 Dinner Melting Pot


DAY FIVE

  • 05:30 Muffins and Coffee/Tea/Juice

  • 06:00 Day trip to visit the Maputo Special Reserve. Have a look at the PPF’s re-wilding project for yourself. Elephants, zebras, giraffes, hippopotami, crocodiles and a variety of antelopes and birdlife can be experienced. A light picnic lunch will be served and one can expect to be back in Ponta do Ouro by 2pm.

  • 18:30 Dinner Lodge


DAY SIX

  • 05:00 Meet to welcome in the sunrise, coffee and snack up (rusks and muffins/breads supplied pre-trip) and embark on our forth sea journey in seek of our finned friends.

  • 09:00 Breakfast at lodge followed by free-time

  • 15:00 Review Dolphin Diaries (images and video) from previous days at sea with our local dolphins and whales.

  • 16:00 Sunset 4x4 sundowner cruise  

  • Dinner at Sky Island.


DAY SEVEN

  • 08:00 Breakfast at Lodge

  • 09:00 Departure

131019 0700  020  SHEYSHY, COFY, FREDDY,

Main Beach, Ponta do Ouro, next to Beach Bar & launch-site

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