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83% Level of Satisfaction Based on 17 reviews
Location North
Operating Days All Days
Duration 7 hrs
Activity Time 09:00 - 16:00
Transportation Offered as Supplement
Comment Snorkeling equipment is not provided due to sanitary measures. Clients are requested to bring their own - mask, snorkel and fins.
from 45€

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+230 269 1000
Overview & Highlights
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This day cruise takes you to the famous Flat Island found at the North of Mauritius for you to spend a day full of sun and relaxation, enjoying delicious food, drinks and fun.

You will enjoy an unforgettable cruising experience on a luxury 42 ft Catamaran from Grand Bay to Flat Island. Once on Flat Island you will get to stay on the beautiful white sand beaches, snorkel inside the lagoons and explore the local marine line. Discover this amazing paradise island, offering the perfect setting for a relaxing day of sun worship.

  • A full day of true relaxation and fun sailing to Flat Island on a Catamaran
  • Sail through crystal clear lagoons and witness breathtaking views
  • BBQ lunch served along with a huge variety of beverages and drinks
  • Explore a beautiful 40-min trail leading all the way up to a beautiful lighthouse
  • Opportunity to discover marine life - Flat Island is a very popular venue for snorkelers, and also offers great dive sites
  • Possibility to see whales as well as dolphins

What's Included
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Catamaran Cruise to Flat Island - Cruise Includes:

  • All Inclusive Cruise Experience
  • Visit to Flat Island
  • BBQ Buffet Lunch
  • Large Selection of Soft Drinks
  • A full open bar service offering a selection of beverages, including both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.
  • Snorkeling equipment provided
  • Security measures
  • Music - CD Player upon request & from own selection

Note: Snorkeling equipment is not provided due to sanitary measures. Clients are requested to bring their own - mask,snorkel and fins.

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Transportation & Driver Details
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Transport is available for an additional supplement and will include pick up and drop off from any place / place of accommodation in Mauritius.

Car Capacities

You can choose from a selection of vehicles types:

Family Car - Up to 4 passengers
6 Seater vehicle - Up to 6 passengers
Minivan - Up to 10 passengers
About the Drivers

All drivers speak fluent English and French (Upon special request we can organize drivers who speak additional languages). The drivers, citizens of Mauritius, will be happy to provide you with information about Mauritius and each of its sights.

All drivers are very professional, time efficient and friendly. There is high emphasis on being always on time and providing reliable devoted service to customers.


Meeting Point & Times
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Meeting Point:

Grand Bay - North Region

Start & End times:
(Upon request it is possible to start or finish the tour in a different time)
Duration:  The duration of this trip is 7 hours
  The Catamaran cruise is operational all days
Departure time:  09:00 from the jetty of Sunset Boulevard Grand Bay
Return time:  16:00 at the jetty of Sunset Boulevard Grand Bay

 


Day Itinerary
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  • As part of the cruise, you will sail through the crystal clear water of the lagoon, and then head to the open sea having breathtaking scenery all around.
  • You will enjoy the beautiful view of Coin De Mire Island.
  • In front of Flat island you will have a snorkeling break (snorkeling equipment is provided).
  • Then a full delicious BBQ lunch buffet will be set either on the catamaran or on Flat Island’s main beach (depending on the day). With an open bar service offering a selection of beverages, including both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks will be at your disposal.
  • You can choose to stay on the beautiful beach, enjoy a sun bath, or have a nice walk along the beach.
  • On the way back, you will enjoy some music and entertainment accompanied with drinks.
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Full Description
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Catamaran Cruise Day Cruise to Flat Island

Day full of sun, drinks, delicious food and a lot of fun and relaxation!

Sail through the crystal clear water of the lagoons, then head to the open sea having breathtaking scenery all around as you make your way to Flat Island. The day cruise includes BBQ lunch served on the Catamaran, as well as selection of drinks and beverages served throughout the day.

The catamaran cruise starts at 09h00, departing from Grand Bay.

The sailing time is around 1.5 hours before reaching Flat Island. Flat Island is the largest of the northern islands. Flat Island is also completely flat, except for its one and only hill which is topped by a beautiful lighthouse (there is a beautiful 40 minute trail leading all the way up to the lighthouse).

Sometimes during this trip you will be able to see whales as well as dolphins. If this happens, the crew will stop the boat, in order for you to observe these great animals from close in their natural environment.

At around 12.30 you will enjoy a full delicious BBQ lunch buffet on the Catamaran. Please note that the menu includes fish, chicken and sausages served with a variety of side dishes and fresh salads. If you are a vegetarian, please advise us before, so we can arrange the necessary additions to the lunch.

An added bonus for this excursion is that you can enjoy a full open bar service offering a selection of beverages, including both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.

After lunch you can choose to stay on the beautiful white sand beaches, enjoy a sun bath in the calm lagoon, or have a nice walk along the beaches or even up the hill to the lighthouse where you could have breathtaking views of all 5 Northern.

Flat Island is an amazing paradise island, offering the perfect setting for a relaxing day of sun worship. It is a great place to enjoy a day of relaxation and fun on one of the picture-postcard beaches or enjoy swimming and snorkeling in the sea.

At around 14:30, you will leave Flat Island, heading back to Grand Bay. During the sail back light snacks and drinks are provided. Friendly crew members will share jokes, local tales and also local Mauritian Music which will lift the spirits of all the people on board.

Expected arrival time back to Grand Bay is 16:00.

About Flat Island

Flat Island, known as Île Plate in French, is located near Round Island, at the extreme north of Mauritius, about 11 kilometers north of Cap Malheureux, the Mauritius' mainland's northernmost point. It houses one of the two working lighthouses in Mauritius.

Flat Island (size of 253 hectares, is the largest of the northern islets) is mostly flat, but has a single hill topped by a lighthouse. The vegetation is heavily modified.

North of Flat Island is Pigeon Rock, a spectacular bare rock stack, where many seabirds come for nesting.

Flat Island is a very popular venue for snorkelers, and also offers great dive sites. The island offers beautiful beaches with crystal clear turquoise water.

 

Private or Exclusivity VIP option

The Activity can be done on both exclusivity as well as sharing basis; it's up to you to choose.

Get the ultimate VIP experience you deserve with personalised service, upscale treatment and maximum privacy. Call us on +230 269 1000 to Book this activity on a private-exclusive basis.


What to bring/wear:
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  • Hats
  • Sun block cream for sun protection
  • Cameras
  • Swimsuits

Food & Beverages
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Enjoy selection of snacks and drinks on-board the catamaran:


Comments & Notes
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Note: Snorkeling equipment is not provided due to sanitary measures. Clients are requested to bring their own - mask,snorkel and fins.


Prices
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Price per Adult 45 Euro
Price per Child (ages 3-9) 30 Euro
Price per Baby (ages 0-2) Free of Charge

 


Booking Attributes

1 Select Attributes

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2 Choose Booking Option

When choosing this order option, you will be asked to enter your preferred date for going on the activity as part of the order process. This option will entitle you to reserve and guarantee your place for this activity on a specific preferred time and date that suit you most. Please note that in case you order any activity which takes more than 1 day, the preferred date represents the date on which you would like to start the activity.

(Valid for 3 months)

By ordering an Open Voucher you will be able to choose your preferred date for this activity during a later stage (when you already have full knowledge of the schedule for your trip) and not during the order process. This way you benefit maximum flexibility regarding the date of the desired activity. The open voucher can be used to go on this specific activity during a period of 3 months from the date of its purchase. To learn more about the option of an open voucher, please read our Order & Payment Methods page.

Reviews
83% Level of Satisfaction Based on 17 reviews

| reviewed by Dragos Serban – United Kingdom | January 09, 2020
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| reviewed by Hans Duval – France | October 07, 2019
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| reviewed by Cynthia Nakhle – Lebanon | September 29, 2019
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