Dolphin Swim in Africa
Dolphin swims are hugely popular
in Africa. Experience the thrill
of swimming alongside these amazing
animals in clear blue seas.
Swimming with dolphins is something every traveller should experience. These beautiful creatures are said to have healing properties, and swimming close with dolphins has been known to help people with disorders such as autism.
Best Dolphin Swim in Africa
The best place in Africa to swim with dolphins is undeniably Mozambique. This beautiful tropical paradise is home to some of the word’s best dive spots, with endless white beaches and clear blue waters. Ponta D'Ouro is the most popular spot for dolphin swims, as this is where hundreds of curious bottlenose dolphins.
Dolphin Cruise Operators
Registered dolphin cruise operators will be able to give visitors the best experience, as well as ensure the safety of the dolphins to avoid harassment or interference. Most dolphin swim encounters require adventurers to be good swimmers, but other than that no special diving certificate or equipment is needed other than a snorkel.
While dolphins are extremely playful and friendly, visitors should always remember to be gentle and not interfere with the animals too much, to ensure the best experience for everyone.
1 Locations for Dolphin Swim in Africa
Click on one of these Africa Dolphin Swim options for more about these experiences and to find an overland tour which offers that particular Dolphin Swim activity.
Do this on the Cape Town to Nairobi with Gorilla Trek.Tours with Gorilla Trekking in Uganda
Do this on the Best of South Africa.Tours with Kruger National Park Game Drive
Do this on the Cape Town to Nairobi Epic.Tours with Mt Kilimanjaro Trekking
Do this on the Best of South West Africa.Tours with Okavango Delta Mokoro Excursion
Do this on the Best of East Africa.Tours with Serengeti National Park Excursion
Do this on the Best of South West Africa.Tours with Victoria Falls Flight of Angels
Do this on the Best of South West Africa.Tours with White Water Rafting on the Zambezi River
The highlight of my trip had to be Gweru in Zimbabwe, it was my idea of paradise. So much to do there with the animals and the location of it was just beautiful!
— Anne B (27) from Ireland
The trip was great! A very relaxed ride in a mokoro, followed by camping in the Okavango Delta and watching the animals on the islands was awesome!
— Michael & Silke from Germany
I loved every millisecond of the entire trip... Guess what I did in Swakopmund? I skydived out of a plane - woohoo was that AWESOME :-)
— JoJo E (61) from Switzerland
Finally home and had a great timeâ€¦. I loved the shark diving, Sossusvlei and Himba people. Saw Lions, a Leopard, Elephants, Giraffes, everything really! Thanks for…
— John E from Canada
I did not believe in god till i visited Chobe National Park.
— Juca from Uruguay