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Dolphin Excursions Djibouti

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Boat trip - Snorkelling at the Plague Rouge

Departed from Porte de Peche (itself worth an early morning visit with just caught fish displayed... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Paul B
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Simply the best activity Djibouti offers

Djibouti is a relatively small and safe North African city. There are limited opportunities for... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2018
Alex M
via mobile
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“scuba diving”(2 reviews)
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“whale sharks”(6 reviews)
Dolphin Excursions has been leading adventures in Djibouti since 1999. We are the only PADI Dive center in all of Djibouti. ​ With over 20 years of experience leading tours to lac assal/ lac abbe, as well as whale shark research and tours, scuba...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Djibouti, Djibouti
+253 77 36 79 46
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Departed from Porte de Peche (itself worth an early morning visit with just caught fish displayed on the ground) on the large comfortable boat. Snorkelling was great seeing lots of species of very colourful fish in the coral, sea turtle (one was inquisitive enough to...More

Thank Paul B
DiveDjibouti, Manager at Dolphin Excursions Djibouti, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Paul, Thank you for your review! We are happy you enjoyed spending the day with us. Enjoy your travels and we hope to see you again in Djibouti. Regards, Dolphin Excursions Djibouti

Reviewed 10 July 2018

Loved when Sonja was still there, but unfortunately had a poor experience with the new owner. Never made it back out to give it a second go, but probably the best activity you can do in Djibouti.

Thank Regi M
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Djibouti is a relatively small and safe North African city. There are limited opportunities for expatriates to relax and escape the pressures of their work, and the sometimes oppressive climate.... however their is one real gem in the form of Dolphin Excursions. This is a...More

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 4 June 2018

May isn't really the ideal time to visit Djibouti; nevertheless, Dolphin very professionally arranged two incredible dives near Moucha Island which blew my mind by the diversity of the marine life and the pristine state of the corals. Niels was a fun person to dive...More

Thank BarkhaM0
Reviewed 27 May 2018

My husband Bruce and I arranged a last-minute half day outing on the skiff with Niels and Said. Niels and Bruce did two SCUBA dives and Said took me snorkeling. Good visibility, and bathtub warm water. Amazing fish! Saw two sting rays, puffer fish, a...More

Thank RosemaryShenk
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Just loved the atmosphere of the boat and the diving and snorkelling was excellent. The dive instructors were lovely - very attentive but relaxed and a pleasure to spend time with. The boat crew worked tirelessly to have meals and air bottles ready whenever needed...More

Thank James A
Reviewed 3 May 2018

During my solo 2 year backpacking trip across the world I decided to end up in Djibouti as part of my time in Africa. I knew I wanted to dive and that was my point of actually visiting this country. I immediately began speaking with...More

Thank Chloejade11
Reviewed 24 April 2018

We specifically travelled to Djibouti outside of the whale shark season to discover dive sites that were not flocked with tourists and before the summer when it's far too hot. It was well worth it. 3 weeks prior to securing the trip, Dolphin Excursions took...More

Thank Lionel O
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Seeing whale sharks is an unbeatable experience. I would definitely go again, as we were able to swim with two of them at the same time!

2  Thank The_Shendure_Family
Reviewed 14 February 2018

We booked a two-day excursion to Lac Abbe and Lac Assal, as well as a scuba diving day trip. Mathew was quick and precise to respond via email when we contacted him in advance. The excursion was efficiently organized and the program of the two-day...More

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Sayed M
12 August 2018|
Response from The_Shendure_Family | Reviewed this property |
Usually it is about $80 for the day for snorkling and $120 for diving. Have fun!