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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  Amazing trip thanks to our guide Aresto and great planning from the mwanza team. We were able to see all the animals. Thanks to our guide. Who could spot a... read more

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    March 13, 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
  • 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  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  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  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  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  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

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    October 29, 2022
  • star rating  Professional company in car renting and safari tours - Professional tourist company, nice and communicative employees with a lot of experience in renting cars and tours. We had an excellent 9 days safari in Tanzania! Stayed at marvelous places... read more

    Hwmvandenoever
    February 27, 2023

    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  The whole experience was seamless and we had a truly amazing time. The driver, Rashid was very friendly, always on time and was very good at his job - we... read more

    Anamikadp94
    June 6, 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
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    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  It was wonderful experience provided by Dolphin tours.Mr.Rashid is very professional driver and guide, he gave us great information about all our trip Tarangire Ngorongoro.
    I want to thank you... read more

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    November 10, 2022
  • 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 staff was so accommodating and helpful!!! They were very knowledgeable. The vehicles were clean and comfortable.

    LarryM1263
    May 15, 2022
  • star rating  I had a great solo safari with Elisha as my tour guide the end of January, beginning of February. Saw all the big 5 ! As well as other... read more

    avatar thumb Simone0527
    March 2, 2023

    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  A great experience impossible without our guide and driver Lawi, driving and watching to find the most hidden animals. We learned a lot from nature.
    Thank you very much for... read more

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    November 16, 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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Serengeti has been named the Best National Park in the world for the fifth time in a row by @tripadvisor - world's largest travel platform. It is also named as Africa's Leading National Park at the World Travel Awards! 🥇And honestly, we are not surprised! 💚Having been to Serengeti for the 100th time, it still feels like the most surreal and unique experience ever. ✨We tell our clients a wildlife safari in Serengeti is a must-visit destination for children. And also a must-visit destination for adults. ✅The experience is thrilling, exciting and enriching but also educating as you learn how it is possible to thrive along-side the wild. 🦁And most of all, animals in the wild are not a threat. But animals in a cage sure are. So don't be scared of the animals that are roaming freely. 🌱But be respectful of their space and their ecosystem. 🍃Serengeti National Park beautifully manages this with respect and love for the wild and their natural habitats. Would you like to visit the Best National Park in the World too? Let's chat in DMs to plan your perfect itinerary. ✈️🤝🏻#serengetinationalpark #serengeti #Tanzania #africansafari ... See MoreSee Less

Cheetahs are fascinating creatures when hunting. Though you will rarely see them hunt in pairs, but when they do, they bring together their incredible coordination. Their sharp eyesight and incredible speed is their superpower 😍✨

Have you witnessed a Cheetah hunt/chase in the wild? How was your experience? 💚

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Cheetahs are fascinating creatures when hunting. Though you will rarely see them hunt in pairs, but when they do, they bring together their incredible coordination. Their sharp eyesight and incredible speed is their superpower 😍✨

Have you witnessed a Cheetah hunt/chase in the wild? How was your experience? 💚

Pc: @shiv.barot

Remembering the legacy of Abeid Karume: A visionary leader ahead of his time. 🇹🇿🇹🇿🇹🇿

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Remembering the legacy of Abeid Karume: A visionary leader ahead of his time. 🇹🇿🇹🇿🇹🇿

#abeidkarume #tanzania #dolphintoursandsafaris #dolphintours #zanzibar
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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