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The Whaler

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Ponta do Ouro, Mozambique
+258 84 604 4369
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Hospitable, kind, casual

My stay at underwater explorer accommodation was lovely. I was helped in all ways I could need. If... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
sammyfrenkel
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Felt like home by the sea

I had the pleasure of spending 4 weeks with 2 fantastic people, Elaine and Herb. They went way... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
tjnicholl34
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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“the kitchen” (2 reviews)
“dive centre” (2 reviews)
“explorer” (4 reviews)
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Ponta do Ouro, Mozambique
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+258 84 604 4369
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My stay at underwater explorer accommodation was lovely. I was helped in all ways I could need. If you have a problem, tell them, a question, ask them. Elaine invited me to join birthday drinks at the bar, family dinners in the kitchen and made...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2018

I had the pleasure of spending 4 weeks with 2 fantastic people, Elaine and Herb. They went way beyond what your normal hosts would and I have made 2 wonderful friends. The diving was spectacular and Herb is a master at this. The staff were...More

Thank tjnicholl34
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

From the moment we set foot at The Whaler, we were greeted and showed to our rooms by friendly staff who also brought all our stuff ( bags and diving gear) to our rooms.There was no need to do any dishes after making food as...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

The dive brief was professionally done the night before and the day of the dive so you knew exactly what the dive was about.

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Excellent service and great hospitality.Friendly staff.Scuba diving was great and the accommodation very nice.

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Thank Quintin H
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

We dived at Water Explorers (prev. The Whaler) during December 2017 and were a large group (12 people). As with our previous experience at the dive centre, the staff were friendly, the equipment was good and the dive leader was very knowledgeable and took the...More

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Thank rhettzn
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Excellent setup, really went the extra mile to look after my Clients, the feedback from my Clients was amazing, really professional Staff, really friendly right from the pick-up at the Border to the drop-off at the Border, from beginning to end of trip. Highly recommended.

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Thank steveP3731YS
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

We came for just four days - my partner to take her OWD course and me to have a few dives. No big expectations. But what a stay! Underwater life so rich. Professional team, professional equipment. And in addition, we felt much at home, not...More

Thank Michael M
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

I have never gone back twice to any place ever, I immediately booked for another visit as soon as we left! Love the place, the staff, the owners, the vibe and the dive masters are the best!

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1  Thank carlenevandyk
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

We just love going to Ponta, it's not too far, so a quick get away is always appreciated. The staff at The Whaler is very friendly and helpful and the best thing is that it is right on the beach. If you are a animal...More

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1  Thank chantelvorster
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