Kizimkazi is home to large numbers of bottle-nosed and spinner dolphins, beautiful coral reefs and tropical fish.
On arrival, you’re given a short safety briefing and the dos and don’ts when faced with these wild animals. Then, you board a traditional ocean going dhow and set sail on the Indian Ocean in search of dolphins.
You can get as close as 10 to 20 metres away from the dolphins. Sleek and grey, they jack-knife through the water, sometimes showing off with jumps and twists. In the past, some tourists have been lucky enough to swim and snorkel with these magical animals. However, the dolphins aren’t tame, and can be shy and elusive.
Although visitors see dolphins on the majority of outings, there are no guarantees. Whether you’re fortunate enough to see dolphins or not, you can enjoy a two hours boat trip and take in the sights of the ocean. There’s superb snorkelling in the pristine coral reef and swimming in the clear, warm waters of the Indian Ocean.
You’ll return to the beach for option lunch (paid direct), where you can swim in the shallower waters and talk to the crew, who can tell you sea stories about the one that got away.