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Our Services :

Tailored & Package Safaris and Tours. Vehicle rental for City & Country, Self-drive & Chauffeur.

In life and business we chase our dreams. Our 25 years of service in Safaris, Tours and vehicle Rentals is there to help you to live your dream. Unlock, explore and discover the incredible experiences Tanzania has to offer, and the opportunities it opens up. Why our name Dolphin? Because they are unique, are one of man’s best friends, fun,  great team players, helpful, inquisitive, and good guides!

What our name Dolphin, 1.5 million miles, 70 000 days on Safari & 21 000 rentals means for our guests.

Did you know : Giraffes chew bones? They’re herbivores, are they not?

Why chew on bones?

Leopards and cheetahs both have spots. Do they? One has ‘tear’ marks. One is not shy.

Which is which?

Rhinos are known to build dung heaps. But why do they scatter their dung?

Safaris & Tours

Popular itineraries. Safari circuits. Islands of Zanzibar. Contact Us For A Tailor Made Itinerary.

Car & 4x4 Hire Rental

Travel in Tanzania requires vehicles and equipment suited to the conditions. Whether City, Country, Safari, Exploration and Field support, we have what you need.

City Cars

Field & Safari Cars

With a modern fleet of 150 vehicles, small to large SUVs, we provide both self drive and chauffeur drive options out of 2 large branches in Dar es Salaam and Mwanza.

Recent Reviews from Tripadvisor

  • star rating  Mr. Lawi was really great and friendly and very helpful with all the information about the animals I would definitely repeat the same trip if Mr. Lawi was our guide

    NorthStar07275144550
    October 16, 2022

    star rating  To say our trip was extraordinary might not do
    justice to what we experienced. It exceeded ur
    expectations. Mr. Matthew was an excellent
    guide, truly filled in the art of... read more

    Mohammed S
    May 18, 2022
  • star rating  Amazing experience for a Safari trip in Tanzania. Our guide was really good! 100% recommend them for the best Safari experience and activities throughout the country!

    arodriguez89
    September 18, 2022

    star rating  We were on a Safari for three days. Two in Serengeti and one day in the Ngorongoro Crater. Our guide; Elysah was in many ways part of the succes.... read more

    Judith T
    August 6, 2022
  • star rating  This was an amazing experience and Matthew Richard was an excellent guide! He has so much experience and is so knowledgeable! We We were all so... read more

    VickiWhite32
    September 18, 2022

    star rating  We were with Lawi for 3 game drives this week and it was a wonderful experience. He is very friendly and knowledgeable as well as a great driver. Would definitely... read more

    avatar thumb U4987GNtommyc
    October 29, 2022
  • star rating  Amazing service by Dolphin Tours & Safari.
    We had a wonderful trip to Serengeti, booking with dolphins tours was the best decision.
    Our driver was so friendly and... read more

    Nargis_Tariq
    June 12, 2022

    star rating  Our guide Lawi was the best of them all. I’m just 2 days we had time to see absolutely all the animals. On the other hand, he provided us with... read more

    avatar thumb JacoboRuiz2007
    January 1, 2023
  • star rating  Always an amazing experience travelling with Dolphin Tours & Safaris! Our driver/guide John Moshi was there exactly on time that we decided to leave for the park. He was great... read more

    549sakinak
    October 6, 2022

    star rating  The trip was enjoyable, clean car with cold beverages. Our driver (Lawi) is friendly, very informative about the surrounding species and made my trip remarkably memorable.

    amela371
    October 16, 2022
  • star rating  trip advisor

    I recently had the pleasure of going on a safari in Tanzania with Dolphin Tours, and I can confidently say that it was one of the best... read more

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    January 24, 2023

    star rating  We spent 3 days in Serengeti ,1 in Ngorongoro and all of them were very enjoyable especially seeing all these animals up close. Our ... read more

    mariaql2000
    August 16, 2022
  • star rating  The Tanzania leg of our Safari was handled by Dolphin Tours and Safaris. Our Guide Mathew Richard was excellent. Apart from the normal attraction of big fives, his knowledge of... read more

    Rudrapriyo R
    September 14, 2022

    star rating  I used Dolphin Tours & Safari to plan a 10 day vacation in Tanzania for my mom & myself. This was our first trip to Africa, let alone Tanzania. I... read more

    avatar thumb KapoorR26
    January 12, 2023
  • star rating  Our hotel recommended we use Dolphin and are we ever glad we did. We spent 5 days in three different parks - Tarangire, Ngoorongoro and Serengeti. We had... read more

    E7713GWdavidc
    June 25, 2022

    star rating  Erasmo was great. The Land Cruiser was quite comfortable and had thoughtful touches like usb chargers and International plugs, as well as binoculars for us to use. AC worked great... read more

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    January 31, 2023
  • star rating  Dolphin Tours is always very customer oriented. . The drivers are pleasant,, the vehicles are clean and comfortable.. We will definitely use this company again

    sebmedley
    May 15, 2022

    star rating  The guides were so knowledgable and kind.. I fully enjoyed the food. Guides and the animals. The camp was clean and the guides went out of their way to show... read more

    Cyndi S
    May 15, 2022
  • star rating  The best part of the trip was seeing so many animals. The tour guide was absolutely wonderful. He worked hard to find animals.
    The safari car was clean and... read more

    647fabiann
    September 18, 2022

    star rating  An awesome experience! Our guide really put us on the animals! Saw every animal you could possibly think of out there. They help you with anything you need and are... read more

    jtfrasier
    May 15, 2022

Explore Tanzania With Dolphin Tours

Top Destinations Of Adventure, Magic & Secret

We offer tailored or pre-set, guided or self-guided, safaris and tours. All take place in destinations known for their specialties. Find the one for you by talking to us. It may be one of our signature expeditions, our active outdoors adventures, or our variable-priced journeys.

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Following a pride of mama simba along with her little ones. 🦁

Did you know lionesses are the primary caretakers of their cubs. They will fiercely protect and defend their offspring from any threats, both from other lions and from other predators. Lionesses will nurse and feed their cubs with milk until they are old enough to start eating solid food. Additionally, they will also teach their cubs important hunting and survival skills. The close bond between a lioness and her cubs is critical for their survival, and female lions will go to great lengths to ensure the well-being of their offspring.

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Our clients witness new life being born today at Ndutu Lake, in Serengeti.
It is currently the calving period where wildebeests give birth at the Ndutu area. Thousands of wildebeests are born, to take over the journeys of migration over their life.
A beautiful and humbling experience to witness 🍃

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Our clients witness new life being born today at Ndutu Lake, in Serengeti. 
It is currently the calving period where wildebeests give birth at the Ndutu area. Thousands of wildebeests are born, to take over the journeys of migration over their life. 
A beautiful and humbling experience to witness 🍃

#dolphintoursandsafaris #dolphintours #wildebeests #calvingseason #ndutulake #serengeti #serengetimigration #wildebeestbirth #wildebeestcalf #tanzania #africa #travelphotography #traveltheworld #travelImage attachment

Lazy day in the wild! Spotting a spotted animal is always a treat to the eye and quite a rare sight 🐆

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Day 1 in #tanzania 🦓
Swipe to see a Live Performance 😂 a bit of drama perhaps? You tell me 😆

Thank for the wonderful Safari in #arusha @dolphintoursandsafaris #unforgettabletanzania #africa #safari
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Inspiration Tours & Safaris

Let us advise, plan and deliver a sensory journey for you.

See and feel the drama of nature, the hunted, the predators. The cry of a fish eagle or grunting of hippos. The speed of the cheetah, the stealth of the elusive leopard. The herds of the great migration and the circle of life. The magic of African sunsets, the campfire scent, the nocturnal sounds, the shooting stars, eyes in the night, the morning dew and sunrise. The silence, and being in the moment.

It's feeling the Swahili and Maasai cultures. The islands of the east African coast, of sun, beaches, corals and swimming with majestic giants, the whale sharks.

Great Migration Safari

Be up close and witness one of the most spectacular migrations on earth. Up to 2 million animals, led by the wildebeest and antelope, followed closely by the predators on their annual migration following the rains and food. A real bucket list adventure.

Hike Kilimanjaro

Hike, not climb up the world's highest free-standing mountain. Guided hikes, to stand on the top of Africa, Mt Kilimanjaro is Africa's highest mountain. A bucket list challenge, do-able by those with moderate fitness and the right attitude.

Swim with Whale Sharks

A surreal experience in one of the few destinations in the world where these massive, gentle giants gather, Mafia Island. This is never forgotten by those who are touched by their proximity.

Why Entrust Us With Your Dream?

What 1,500,000 Miles means?

  • Driven by our namesake, Dolphin
  • 25 years experience
  • Always 'Green'
  • Knowledge, insights, sharing & learning
  • 21,000+ vehicle rentals
  • 70,000+ days on safari
  • 58% new customers through referrals
  • 150+ vehicle fleet; prepared for purpose
  • Country-wide mobile service units
  • Unique experiences: dinner chat others don't get
  • Listen. Suggest. Plan. Deliver.

We'll Deliver on Your Dream!

  • Tailor made safaris
  • Luxury / budget / value
  • Balloon safaris
  • Walking safaris
  • Mountain trekking
  • Fishing Lake Victoria
  • Beach holidays
  • Island hopping
  • Historic tours
  • Cultural tours
  • Domestic / regional flights
  • Car & 4x4 rental
  • Airport Transfers

Our Services

Giraffes are known to chew bones to supplement their calcium intake.

Leopards do not have spots, they have a rosette type pattern. Cheetahs have spots. In the image the 1st and 3rd are leopards

This behaviour of the rhino is about marking their territory