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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  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  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  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  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
  • 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  If you plan on coming to do a safari in the Serengeti, you must ask for Lawi. He knows so much about the nature, and also the roads and... read more

    avatar thumb karimxismail
    December 27, 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  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  I had a safari to Lake Manyara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro crater. My tour guide Mr John Moshi was an absolute delight. He was calm, knowledgeable, loved nature and the wild.... read more

    avatar thumb itsDebL
    March 25, 2023

    star rating  Tarangire&Ngorongoro - It was amazing driving through tarangire and ngorongoro with you guys you have the best drivers (Mr.rashid),I had the best experience than I ever expected.

    Jamila F
    November 9, 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  It was an amazing experience to Ngorongoro. The Pick up was on time and Elisha was very friendly and informative guide. Starting from the beginning to the end we... read more

    786baldevsin
    May 6, 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

    avatar thumb Paradise22931094876
    January 31, 2023

    star rating  Amazing safari with Lawi as guide and driver - I had such a great time on a two day safari with Lawi from Mwanza to central Serengeti and back. I’m a solo female traveler and he made me feel... read more

    FrequentFlier725642
    March 17, 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  Great tour company for our Serengeti Trip, tranfsers and game drives. Lawi is a fantastic guide!! ..................

    avatar thumb lamu_ia
    November 16, 2022
  • 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  We spent a great 4 days With Shabaan and Doplhin tours, were we saw all the Big 5! Shabaan was very patient, knowledgeable and humble person.
    We enjoyed every bit... read more

    avatar thumb Ahmed A
    December 22, 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

    avatar thumb simonaalexandrap
    January 24, 2023

    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

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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📍 Zanzibar Islands 🏝 Planning your Zanzibar itinerary? Consider these incredible destinations: 🏰 **Where to stay:** 📍 Stone Town 📍 Jambiani 📍 Paje 📍 Bwejuu 📍 Michamvi 📍 Kiwengwa 📍 Matemwe 📍 Nungwi 🌟 **Excursions not to miss:** 🦒 WildLife Safari 🐒 Jozani Forest visit 🏊‍♂️ Nakupenda Island exploration 🏞 Kuza Cave discovery 🌻 Spice farm tour 🏊‍♂️ Mtende – Secret beach 🐢 Prison Island trip 🌅 Dhow excursion for a mesmerizing sunset ✅️ **Tip:** Staying in the same hotel? Opt for organized excursions with return transfers for convenience! 📩 **For inquiries:** - DM us FreedomTours Zanzibar - Email📧: info@freedomtoursandsafaris.com - WhatsApp📲 +255 748 819 019 - Web🌐 www.freedomtoursandsafaris.com Explore Zanzibar's beauty and charm with these options! ✨ #YourWayYourHoliday #feelfree

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Guess where was our latest spotting of a lion!! 😝🙈

What would you do if you were driving this truck? Comment below 😅

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Guess where was our latest spotting of a lion!! 😝🙈

What would you do if you were driving this truck? Comment below 😅

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Photo dump from our recent safari adventure! 😍 Spotting a lion in the Serengeti is not hard. The ecosystem maintained by TANAPA allows the animals to survive and thrive. Book an adventure with us today to experience the thrill of Serengeti safari!

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Stretching tall for a refreshing sip! 🦒💧

Did you know giraffes either stretch their legs wide or kneel down to drink water. Their long necks are too high to reach the ground otherwise.

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Stretching tall for a refreshing sip! 🦒💧 

Did you know giraffes either stretch their legs wide or kneel down to drink water. Their long necks are too high to reach the ground otherwise. 

#dolphintoursandsafaris #dolphintours #GiraffeYoga
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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

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