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80% Level of Satisfaction Based on 1 review
Location South West
Operating Days All Days
Duration 6 hrs
Activity Time 09:00 - 15:00
Transportation Offered as Supplement
Comment There is flexibility in the cruise times, itinerary and inclusions (lobster, champagne etc)
from 649€

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Overview & Highlights

Exclusive West Coast Catamaran Cruise - Overview

Enjoy a full day exclusive and private catamaran cruise to see Dolphins on the west coast of Mauritius including a visit to Crystal rock and Benitiers Island.This catamaran cruise includes BBQ lunch buffet and open bar, serving alcoholic (beer, rum, cocktails…) and non-alcoholic beverages throughout the day. During this trip you will cruise along the South West coast of Mauritius which is considered one of the most beautiful seascapes.

Highlights of the trip;

  • Enjoy an exclusive private tour for only you and your group (up to 26 passengers!)
  • Sail along the South Western Coast of the Island on a Catamaran
  • A light breakfast at the beginning of your trip
  • Visit the beautiful Benitiers Island
  • Visit the famous Crystal rock which stands out in the middle of the lagoon
  • Possibility to see dolphins in the Tamarin Bay
  • Snorkelling - the cruise will stop in some key locations, where you can swim and snorkel
  • Lunch will be served in the lagoon of Benitiers Island

What's Included

The Exclusive West Coast Catamaran Cruise includes:

  • Full Day Exclusive Sea Trip on the West Coast
  • A light breakfast
  • Full BBQ lunch Buffet
  • Non-stop supply of drinks (alcoholic & non-alcoholic)
  • Snorkelling/Swim Break
  • Leisure time on Benitiers Island
  • Visit the Crystal Rock

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Transportation & Driver Details

Transport is available for an additional supplement and will include pick up and drop off from any hotel / 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
Meeting Point:

La Balise Marina, Black River, South Western Region

Start & End times:
(Upon request it is possible to start or finish the tour in a different time)
Meeting Time:  09:00 
Duration:  The duration of this tour is approximately 6 hours
Operating Days:  Every day
Departure time:  09:00 
Return time:  15:00 Back to La Balise Marina, Black River


Full Description

Exclusive West Coast Catamaran Cruise

As part of this cruise tour you will discover the scenic Tamarin bay, visit the famous Crystal rock which stands out in the middle of the lagoon, and stay on Benitiers Island on its beautiful sandy beaches. There is a high possibility of seeing dolphins as well. Altogether this trip has in store magnificent surprises for you!

The Journey Begins: The cruise starts at 09:00 am with a short pre-departure briefing by the boat’s captain. Then the catamaran will depart heading to Tamarin Bay area where you can encounter dolphins in their natural habitat. This is a unique chance to explore the spectacular lives of these magnificent marine mammals in their aquatic habitat. Your exclusive sea trip will be one you will always remember, with your own squad, making memories along the coast of this beautiful tropical paradise island. A light breakfast will be served as you begin your journey to make sure you have the energy to spend throughout this 6 hour long activity. You set the schedule and decide when to take a break and when to stop the boat for snorkeling.

Get your camera ready to capture snippets of the day: From Tamarin bay the cruise will continue along the coral reefs to the lagoon of La Preneuse. During the cruise, the catamaran will stop for breaks in some key locations, where you can enjoy a swim and some snorkeling in the sea, or enjoy the sun and drinks on board the catamaran. Then the catamaran will head to the beautiful Island of Benitiers. Before arriving at the Island you will visit the famous Crystal Rock and will have a spectacular view of the Rempart Mountain, the Black River mountain range, and of the magnificent Le Morne Mountain.

Snorkelling in the lagoon: The snorkeling is a great way to have a glimpse into the mesmerizing marine life and the underwater world of Mauritius. Your boat captain will show you the best places to snorkel. The coral reefs of Mauritius are inhabited by so many kinds of fish. You will witness the surreal world of life on the reefs, multicoloured fishes, anemones and corals. If you are lucky you might as well spot a turtle or even Nemo and Dory!

Your Mauritian Lunch: Lunch will be served in the lagoon of Benitiers Island. There you will enjoy a delicious BBQ lunch buffet for you to enjoy. The lunch menu consists of fresh fish, chicken, rice, pasta salads, a selection of vegetable salads and a dessert. All the ingredients are locally sourced and the dishes are freshly prepared. After lunch you can enjoy some relaxation exploring the amazing lagoons and coral reefs of Benitiers Island.

The Mauritian hospitality onboard: During the cruise the crew members will make your time enjoyable, they will tell you about local folklore, and play local Mauritian music which will lift the spirits of everyone on board. Following the visit to Benitiers Island the catamaran will cruise back to Tamarin. Expected arrival time to Tamarin is 15:00 .

Non-stop supply of all drinks is offered throughout the day including: Mineral Water, Juices (selection of tropical juices), Soft Drinks (Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Fanta & Orangina), and a selection of alcoholic beverages: Beers, Rhum, Red Wine, Rose Wine and White Wine.

About the catamaran

It is a spacious and stable catamaran vessel, 44 feet long, built for comfort, safety, ease of viewing and performance. It is large (and very popular!) flat decks and trampolines for lounging in the sun, a huge shaded cockpit with seating for all passengers. It is equipped with all-modern navigational instruments and safety devices to ensure passenger safety. The catamarans, with their large open seating areas on deck and at the front and rear, are uniquely designed for sunset viewing, photograph taking and socializing. They also have a bar facility, a top-of-the-line stereo system and a tasteful music collection.

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

Food & Beverages

Exclusive West Coast Catamaran Cruise - Food & Beverages

Comments & Notes
  • There is flexibility in the cruise times, itinerary and inclusions (lobster, champagne etc)

Exclusive Catamaran hiring for the day 649 Euro
Price per Additional Person 25 Euro


Booking 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.

80% Level of Satisfaction Based on 1 review

| reviewed by Roselyn – Tamassa, Bel Ombre, Mauritius | April 11, 2017
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