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Excursions in Djibouti

Dolphin Excursions has been leading adventures in Djibouti since 1999. 

Djibouti is a country full of beauty and wonder. Right in the cradle of humanity.

There is so much to explore on land and sea.

Lac Abbe, Djibouti - Off the beaten track adventure in East Africa - Best places to visit in Africa.

Lac Abbe, Djibouti - Off the beaten track adventure in East Africa - Best places to visit in Africa.

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Lac Assal

Day Trip

A spell binding crater lake in Djibouti.   It is located at the western end of Gulf of Tadjourah. It sits  155 meters below sea level , it is the lowest point on land in Africa.  Lac Assal is the second saltiest body of water on earth  even saltier than the Dead Sea! 

Depart from Djibouti at 0830 am.

Visit of Lake Assal.

Lunch at at ”La Faille” camp.

Visit of the volcano area.

Return to Djibouti in the afternoon.


All along the journey you will have the possibility to observe Djibouti’s wild animals such as antelopes, monkeys, jackals, rock hyrax, various birds etc.

Lac Abbe

Overnight Trip

  Day 1    

Depart from Djibouti.

Sunset at Lake Abbe and the chimneys.

Camping and dinner at “As Bolé” camp.


Day 2

Sunrise at the chimneys. Flamingo spotting on the lake. Geological discovery of the site.

Visit of the Grand Bara desert and Rock carvings at Abourma.

Return to Djibouti in the afternoon.


1 PAX    USD $980

     2 PAX    USD $650     

 3 PAX    USD $ 485

4 PAX    USD $485

English speaking guide – additional USD 55.00 per day / vehicle

You can combine both Lac Abbe and Lac Assal for a magnificent two day trip. 

Private snorkeling trips

Fancy day out on the water away from the city and crowds of people?  


Dolphin Excursions would love for you to join us on a private snorkel trip out to Maskali Island or destination of your choice.  


Relax away from the grind of Djibouti City on a pristine beach witch a small huts around. 

Departure from Djibouti at 8am and back around 1200-1230pm.

Water, cookies / fruits and and snorkel gear provided.


$80 USD per person 

Minimum of 4 Passengers (max 7)      

Other Options

Dolphin Excursions is the premier dive and excursion agency in Djibouti.  With over 20 years in business let us set you up with one of our many customizable tours.



Just send us a note about any of the following options or anything you can dream up and we will set you on your path to adventure here in Djibouti.


Decan nature Preserve

Sunset cruises

Trips to Tadjourah

Filming permits and assistance


Anything else you can dream up!

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