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Kizidolphintours day tours

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Kizimkazi, Tanzania
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Not Good for the Dolphins

We arrived at 6am to try to be one of the first boats in the water, which we were. We then had to... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2018
Dawn O
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Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada
More dangerous than nice.

Well, you do get to see the Dolphins, but seriously? It is full of boats which was terrible, first... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2018
Kamila C
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Dubai
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Situated in Kizimkazi the "Dolphins Village" in the Menay Bay Conservation Area we organize: Dolphin Tours where you will have the opporutnity to swim with them in the open Ocean; Island Tours where you will make snorkelling in the Pungume Island Reef have a look at Uzi Mangrovian Bay and take lunch on a sand bank in the middle of the Ocean; and all the tours you like in Zanzibar.
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

We arrived at 6am to try to be one of the first boats in the water, which we were. We then had to drive around for 2 hours to try to find the dolphins. When we did, there were over 20 boats all around, speeding...More

Thank Dawn O
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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Well, you do get to see the Dolphins, but seriously? It is full of boats which was terrible, first because I am sure it scares the poor creatures, second because we jump in the water among the boats and to be honest the boat drivers...More

Thank Kamila C
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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

We visited Jambiani in Zanzibar at the beginning of January 2018 and also visited Kizimkazi for a dolphin tour. Regardless of how early you arrive, there will be masses of boats in the water: We were among the first five boats of the day, but...More

Thank Christopher_AUT
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

This is NOT a relaxing, fun wildlife excursion. It's a group of boats racing around the ocean hunting down dolphins and as soon as they're spotted everybody jumps off the boat and the dolphins dive because they are petrified. My friend did one of these...More

1  Thank Callum J
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We were there at 6 am and together with another 5 boats we were looking for dolphins. We saw them, it was beautiful. However, I wouldn' t call it swimming with dolphins, it is very stressful jumping to the water with many other people. We...More

1  Thank Hanka D
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

The most beautiful experience of my life! We woke up at 5 am and for the first time on my life this were not a problem:) At 7 am we were already in Kizimkazi ( the south of Zanzibar) -ON THE BOAT. For the very...More

1  Thank IuliaIoanaParis
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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We did not enjoy this, approx 15 small boats 'chasing' after any dolphins spotted, not what we were expecting. We went in july so the wind made the sea very choppy, and didnt swom or snorkel either. I hope the people of zanzibar can find...More

Thank Anna S
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

First some useful facts. Kizimkazi village, in whose waters the dolphins are, is at the southern tip of Zanzibar island. It's about a 30 min drive from Paje, the main east coast resort, more from other parts of the island. You have to be there...More

4  Thank B1714D
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Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Contrary to a lot of people here, I really enjoyed this. I went with a guide from stone town, really early in the morning so we were the first boat there and we left when a lot more arrived. I was a dream to be...More

Thank Camille6465
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Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

A dolpinhunt us what it is. 10 boats full of tourists who hunts down the dolpins with motorboats..then everyone jumps in the water with selfiesticks and such. Stressing for the dolpins and i regret every minute. We had a private boat for 2 persons...so we...More

1  Thank Pidde P
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