MINDFUL Mozambique -YOGA – Meditation and Wild Dolphins

3 Night Rustic retreat

With James Happe and Courtney Ward

29 Sept – 02 Oct 2017

Emerge from your winter slumber as you bounce into a true African Spring with this exquisite gift to yourself: A weekend retreat of YOGA, meditation training and swimming with WILD dolphins in the beautiful, natural setting of Ponta Malongane, Southern Mozambique.


This pristine and idealic location is closer than you think and has all you need to reawaken your heart and mind, completely rejuvenating all your senses. Ponta Malongane is a nature lovers paradise, this coastal forest is teeming with beautiful bird life, monkeys, bush-babies and squirrels, it will delight your sense of adventure and too inspire deep relaxation.

This retreat invites you to simply embrace the moment and dive into the exhilaration of being ALIVE

  • The morning sunrise greets your Yoga practice.
  • Explore the basics of Meditation and mindfulness
  • Wild dolphins leap into the inner folds of your heart, inter-species communication at its best .
  • Shamanic sound and music to stir your soul

The warmth of the Indian Ocean welcomes you to explore her fascinating blue underwater realm.

Meet Your Facilitators :

James Happe

James Happe has been teaching yoga since 2006 and has an approach that emphasizes getting clear on the basics. The focus is on biomechanics and the underlying principles of yoga that inform all of the postures. While continuing to teach asana (the physical postures of yoga) James’s focus has shifted to mindfulness and meditation training and he has a deep passion for introducing people to this timeless, life-enhancing practice.




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 to a group dynamic in aid of personal transformation and creativity.

Since 1999 Courtney has worked passionately and intensively with the resident pod of Inshore Bottle Nose dolphins of Southern Mozambique as Halo Gaia’s owner, Ponta Malongane`s Ocean Safari guide, leading Dolphin Swim Facilitator and data collector.
Conservation of our natural resources and the preservation of our ocean is at the core of Courtney`s long standing 16 year commitment to make a small yet significant difference on this planet. Through her intimate relations with the dolphins, her love of people and her love of the ocean, Courtney offers an extraordinary Ocean Awareness program.

Please visit  http://halogaia.com/your-dolphin-swim-facilitator


R 5 200.00 per person sharing

  • 4×4 Border transfers / return
  • 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
  • Snorkeling course, Code-of-conduct, Boat safety
  • Three Educational, respect and awareness based Dolphin Swims guided by Courtney
  •  A 3-part introduction to the theory and practice of meditation
  • Daily yoga and meditation practice with James
  • Sacred Shamanic Sound with Courtney
  • Private gathering space for activities beautifully decorated with lanterns, mats and cushions
  • Photographs of your ocean experiences


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




The warmth of the Indian Ocean welcomes you to explore her fascinating blue underwater realm.

 “All Dolphin interaction is Conscious & Respectful …on the Dolphins` terms and Nature`s conditions”

Email: explore@halogaia.com
Mobile SA: 073 544 1485
Mobile Mozambique: 00258 84 455 4319

Halo Gaia Adventure Travel legally operates all Dolphin Scenic Tours under the “Transporte Maritimo Commercial de Trafego local de Passageiros” license issued to Malongane for commercial dolphin launches in the PPMR : Ponta do Ouro Partial Marine Reserve of Southern Mozambique 

The New Immigration Regulation dictates that as from 01 June 2015 children under the age of 18 require UNABRIDGED BIRTH CERTIFICATES, along with their passports, when travelling.
Should you be travelling with/making a reservation for children, please ensure that you apply for these certificates timeously.

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