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Dolphin Excursions Djibouti

30 reviews
About Dolphin Excursions Djibouti
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 diving and our famous live aboard boat trips we are the foremost authority on everything Djibouti.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautifull experience with dolphin. The crew is very welcoming and food very good. The Deli boat atmosphere is peacefull in tadjoura gulf. Out of time. Dive sites are various and especially the crack ! but the best experience for me was swimming with whales sark...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pauline P
DiveDjibouti, Manager at Dolphin Excursions Djibouti, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Pauline, Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed our 7 day liveaboard cruise. We hope to welcome you again in the future. Merry Christmas, Team Dolphin Excursions !

Reviewed 7 December 2018

I have gone diving with Dolphin twice in the last two years. This was my very first Liveaboard experience and I LOVED it. It was easy to book online and communicate with the Celine. Niels was our Dive Coordinator on the Deli for this trip....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sincitylin
Reviewed 25 November 2018

A week in the Gulf of Tajoura with vaied dive sites and excellent snorkelling with whale sharks. Sleeping on deck, relaxed pace. Highy recommended

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Madeleine H
DiveDjibouti, Manager at Dolphin Excursions Djibouti, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2018

Dear Madeleine, Thank you for joining us on this trip it as a pleasure to have you on board! We hope to see you again soon for more whaleshark adventures :) Dolphin Team

Reviewed 11 November 2018

Always a great time when going on a trip with Dolphin! I have gone on three previous trips (2 whale shark excursions and a night dive/snorkel dinner cruise. All the excursions were great but all my friends told me I really had to try diving....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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DiveDjibouti, Manager at Dolphin Excursions Djibouti, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2018

Thank you for the kind review ! We are happy you enjoyed the liveaboard trip and your course with us. We are looking forward to take you out again. With kind regards, The Dolphin Team

Reviewed 15 September 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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DiveDjibouti, Manager at Dolphin Excursions Djibouti, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2018

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.

Date of experience: August 2017
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

Date of experience: June 2018
1  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

Date of experience: May 2018
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

Date of experience: April 2018
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

Date of experience: May 2018
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13 January 2019|
Response from DiveDjibouti | Property representative |
Hello, We already received your request by email and responded. We do not provide prescription masks. Please bring your own since there is no availability of these masks in Djibouti and eyesight is very... More
12 August 2018|
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Response from The_Shendure_Family | Reviewed this property |
Usually it is about $80 for the day for snorkling and $120 for diving. Have fun!