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Les Baleines Rand'eau

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“green turtles”(9 reviews)
“nosy iranja”(8 reviews)
“whale sharks”(14 reviews)
Humpback Whale watching and dolphin, swim with whale sharks and green turtles!Day trips with lunch on a small island paradise (Nosy Sakatia)!We also arrange snorkeling trips, Palme Mask Snorkel framed to discover turtles, tropical fish and beautiful...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Nosy Be 207, Madagascar
+261 32 24 509 87
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Reviewed January 21, 2019

From start to finish, this experience was just incredible. Our guides were so knowledgeable and VERY respectful of the whale sharks. They were conservation-focused, which was excellent. We saw three groups of them and it was breathtaking to see them up close. Also got to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Elaine E
Reviewed December 11, 2018

We booked a private boat for the two of us and we had an amazing morning with a super-friendly young French girl guiding us and looking after my wife. Clearly you must check what you should be able to see on the date you book,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Charles B
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

A French team of young guides, highly professional. We spotted several whale sharks - the boat keeping a safe distance from the friendly giants to avoid upsetting them too much. Unlike some other operators we observed ... Highly recommended.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

This is exactly the way I wanted to meet the whale sharks, highly recommended! Staff is eager to bring you marine life closer and helps to understand, what still exists under water, but is unfortunately endangered.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MarkW7
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

I have had whale sharks on my bucket list for a while now. I came across this company in my planning and was so happy with their communication and professional approach to organisation and ensuring everyone was catered for. They have instructions in both French...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

We did a one day excursion to go and see whale shark, dolphins and whales with some turtles too. We saw them all and even swim with a whale shark. Definitely one of the highlight of our visit in Madagascar. Organization was perfect, thanks to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank yoanr
Reviewed September 13, 2018

Three generations of our family greatly enjoyed the overnight excursion to Nosy Iranja. The island is literally the most beautiful I've seen in all my travels. The staff was excellent and quite attentive. During our time we saw 14 whales, including two nursing newborns, a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Excellent trip with Baleines Rand’eau to Nosy Iranja. We spent the morning whale watching, spent the afternoon and the night in tents on this amazing island that is Nosy Iranja (with crystal clear waters and pristine beaches); the next morning we went whale watching again...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sarah_Kiri
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We chose the snorkeling tour as they told us that there would not be any whales to see at this time of year. They offer good quality snorkeling equipment and a good boat. The guides were also nice and the places we visited where worth...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank solonaima-hnn
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Exiting day among dolphins, whales and turtles. Even if we can't swim we enjoyed this amazing trip. Great arrangement and nice guys.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Anna F
LaBaleineMalgache, Gérant at Les Baleines Rand'eau, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2018

Thanks Anna for your message ! This is always a pleasure to share this experience with people who love nature and animals !

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Paulina S
June 4, 2018|
Response from LaBaleineMalgache | Property representative |
Hi Paulina, No problem, we can take beginners on our snorkeling trips! Regarding the whale watching, please note that humpback whales are around Nosy Be from August until september/october. Would it be possible to send us... More
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January 2, 2018|
Response from LaBaleineMalgache | Property representative |
Hello, I am Tanguy, honor of Les Baleines Randeau. Thanks for your message. We have english speacking guide on board ! Our website it's also in English. Hope to see you in Nosy Be to show you the incredible marine... More
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