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Dr. Poole's Dolphin and Whale Tour

#16 of 44 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Moorea Features Animals
French Polynesia
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Amazing and informative tour with Dr. Poole. Should have booked it last time!

On our second visit to Moorea we finally booked a tour with Dr. Poole - I should have done it last... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Holly D
Yellowknife, Canada
Die beste Tour auf Moorea / the best tour on Moorea

The eco- and animal friendly dolphin/whale watching tour from Dr. Michael Poole ist the the best... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
Winterthur, Schweiz
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On our second visit to Moorea we finally booked a tour with Dr. Poole - I should have done it last time! He was very quick to respond to our email request on the booking, very informative and fun, and took us on a wonderful...More

Thank Holly D
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

The eco- and animal friendly dolphin/whale watching tour from Dr. Michael Poole ist the the best you will find on Moorea. Dr. Poole is a scientist who study about whales and dolphins for many, many years and he gives you all answers about these animals,...More

Thank MarkusReinhard
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We took a trip with Dr. Poole in November 2016 during our trip to Moorea. We were really hoping we would see Humpback whales and be able to swim with them... but unfortunately it was the end of the season when we were there and...More

2  Thank KLJdolphin
Reviewed 24 March 2017

There are many tours into the ocean, but his exquisite expertise and life time of study of this area and the animals set this tour apart. Spend the money and go, you won't regret it. Surreal experience to be in the water with massive creatures.

Thank caseymoe
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We were so excited to be doing the Dolphin & Whale Watching Expedition with Dr Poole, researcher, conservationist and expert on dolphins and Moorea. His passion shines through from the very beginning of the tour and is truly contagious. Dr Poole says at the beginning...More

1  Thank phylloef
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Dr Poole was gone to New Zealand but quickly answered our email and told us about an available tour when he came back. We had done his tour 10 years ago and he says he remembers us??? Maybe we are so memorable. Nevertheless, his tour...More

Thank skiNebraska
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We were lucky enough to do this trip on 24th January 2017. Dr Michael Poole is a marine biologist with a great love of his subject and he manages to give you lots of information without it being a 'lesson'. We saw probably between 60...More

Thank Bill R
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Dr. Poole is a researcher who is passionate about his love for dolphins and whales. He is equally passionate about protecting them. His tour gives deep insights into their behavior and surroundings. The dolphins did front and back flips, leaping, tail slapping, spinning.... You name...More

Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This is an excellent tour run by a qualified marine biologist. Transport is provided to and from your hotel to the wharf. Michael is extremely informative on the marine life to be found around Moorea. Finding dolphins is almost guaranteed (remember that these are wild...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We started out in the morning and didn't realize that we were not going far from our ship. Moorea is an amazing island with picture perfect backgrounds. Dr. Poole and his driver took us out closer to the reef where we saw one pod after...More

Thank Sight2See
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Mary C
10 August 2016|
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Response from ljmobg | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, we booked it the cruise ship, since we did not know about this until we were on Dr Poole's boat.
Mark P
29 July 2016|
Response from ljmobg | Reviewed this property |
We booked it through the cruise boat, but I believe that he has a website.