August School Holidays Creative Expressions
Dolphin Retreat

Thursday 16th – Sunday 19th August 2012

This retreat will offer the magic of the Dolphins combined with some creative expression through Art making, Sacred Sound journey’s, Drum circles, Sand play and an opportunity
to relax and be one with nature … All are welcome, Families, Young Children,
Single travelers, and older travelers who are young at heart …

At Ponta Malongane there are approximately 200 inshore Bottlenose Dolphins that are resident in the area. It is here where you may have several opportunities to meet these magical beings in their natural environment. The dolphin dream is indescribable; Just being in their presence seems to evoke feelings of profound inner peace and joy.

Your facilitator:

Courtney Ward

Courtney Ward ‘Essentially a performer in the great arts of the divine’, Courtney is a talented artist, actor and musician. She is especially gifted in her spontaneous ability to apply her artistic gifts and musical talents in a group dynamic in aid of personal transformation and creativity. Courtney has been exploring the powerful use of sound vibration healing for the past 15 years. It has taken her on a journey of shamanic sound discovery that lies within the seed core of us all. For the past 11 years,
Courtney has worked intensively with a pod of 200+ dolphins in Southern Mozambique as Halo Gaia’s owner and leading Dolphin Swim Facilitator. Through her intimate relations with the dolphins, her love of people and her exceptional musical skills, Courtney offers an extraordinary Dolphin Swim program. Her playful and spontaneous joy magnetically inspires and enthuse those around her. Please visit for more details..

R3850.00 Per person sharing, 3 night package

  • Special family packages on request ( for 3 or more families members)
  • Children under 6 years R2500.00 (NO Dolphin swims)
  • Children under 1 - 3 not taking up a bed R600.00 (Babies Free)
  • Single Supplements for tent alone
  • Extra nights optional @ an additional R200 per night per person sharing


  • 4x4 Transfers from the border to camp
  • 3 nights accommodation in large 2 man safari tent on wooden decking, with beds and bed linen ( 2 per tent)
  • Communal kitchen and bathroom facilities

  • Snorkelling course , Code-of-conduct, Boat safety and sharing of delightful Dolphin stories
  • Three Educational, respect and awareness based Dolphin swims facilitated
    by Courtney
  • Three Dolphin swims in the open Ocean
  • Facilitated creative program with Sound journey , drumming art making and
    sand play
  • Private gathering space for activities beautifully decorated with lanterns, mats and cushions
  • Emailed Photographs of your ocean experiences

  • Transport to the Mozambique border and home
  • All meals; SELF CATERING facilities available, There is a restaurant to enjoy some meals out
  • Drinks (Bore hole water available)
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Visa (ONLY for non-South African passport holders)

Halo Gaia Holistic Travel
Kate Ballenden Tel: +27 (0)11 447 8121 / Cell: +27 (0)82 307 0424 /

Halo Gaia Holistic Tourism legally operates all Dolphin Scenic Tours under the "Transporte Maritimo Commercial de Trafego local de Passageiros" license issued to Malongane for commercialdolphin launches in Southern Mozambique

 2012 Dolphin retreats

• April Long weekend Sacred Sound and Dolphin retreat 26th – 30th
• June Green Dolphin Ocean Safari 14th – 17th (long week-end luxury package)
• August Green Dolphin Ocean Safari 9th – 12th (long week-end luxury package)
• August Ka Huna Massage & Dolphins, Woman’s day long weekend retreat
   9th – 12th
• August 30th – 1st September Spring Dolphin Retreat
• September 20th – 24th Green Dolphin Ocean Safari
   (Long week-end luxury package)
• November 1st – 4th Yoga and Dolphin Retreat
Year schedule



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