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Mauritius: Full-Day Catamaran Cruise to the Northern Isles

1. Mauritius: Full-Day Catamaran Cruise to the Northern Isles

Explore Mauritius' 3 Northern Isles in just one day on this full-day catamaran cruise. Marvel at Mauritius' very own island getaways, government-declared nature reserves featuring pristine white sandy beaches, crystal clear waters, and beautiful coral gardens. Enjoy tea, coffee, and cake upon arrival at the catamaran Wind Dancer, then depart from Grand Baie Public Beach after the captain's briefing. Cruise easily for approximately 1 hour on the way to the magical Flat Island. Visit the island before returning to the catamaran for a sumptuous BBQ lunch and drinks. After lunch, explore the beauty of Gabriel Island. Snorkel in the lovely lagoon, or simply laze in the sun on the beautiful sandbar that Gabriel Island is best known for. On the return journey to Grand Bay, make a stop at the natural aquarium of Coin de Mire and swim and snorkel among a multitude of colorful reef fish. The catamaran arrives back in the bay in the afternoon. Both shared and private options are available for this tour.

Mauritius: Seabob Diving Experience

2. Mauritius: Seabob Diving Experience

Enjoy an exhilarating Seabob activity which allows you to move through the ocean with the agility and speed of a dolphin. Grab onto the submersible device and maneuver through the ocean at your own pace. Choose from 6 power different power levels and explore the ocean floor and surface. This is an easily accessible activity and suitable for all ages. Get to grips with your new ergonomic device within a few minutes. Make your way into the ocean and brush up against schools of fish. Discover the colors and wonders of the ocean floor. Once you finish up, enjoy a fresh juice to complete the activity.

Discover Scuba diving in the North of Mauritius

3. Discover Scuba diving in the North of Mauritius

upon arrival, you'll learn the basic safety guidelines and skills needed to dive under the direct supervision of a padi professional. Practice your skills in shallow water to prepare for your adventure. then, set off on a supervised, open-water dive to see the underwater wonders of mauritius.  The northern coast of mauritius is said to have some of the best scuba diving in the area. enjoy crystal-clear water, warm temperatures, and plenty of exciting underwater sights, from colourful coral to 18th-century shipwrecks.

Le Morne Brabant Guided Hiking Tour with Transfers (pickup)

4. Le Morne Brabant Guided Hiking Tour with Transfers (pickup)

Le Morne Brabant is one of the most preserved and wildest mountains of the island. It is habitat to a very large variety of endemic and narrow-endemic species, such as the rare Trochetia Boutoniana, which is our floral emblem. Some steeper parts of the ascent will require the use of our hands to progress safely towards the top, where we’ll discover the breath-taking views on the west and south-west lagoons and part of of the island ! Guests will experience a morning adventure hike that involves scrambling and climbing under close supervision of a highly experienced and professional team. Appreciate the sensational changes in color of a sunrise over the mountain

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What people are saying about Grand Baie

Overall rating

4.0 / 5

based on 6 reviews

Such a challenging but exciting experience! It was only two of us and our guide Christophe was perfect! We had interesting conversations, he told a lot about Mauritius culture and history. He is a pleasant driver and his hiking/climbing instructions were superb! Climbing part was tough (the hike and climbing all together took around 3,5 hours and it was approx 8km round trip), at some parts the ascent was very steep and you had to use your hands. Please note that climbing experience is rather for sporty people. Also, I highly recommend to use hiking shoes, comfortable clothes and take with you a lot of water. It can be hot and also it can rain sometimes, so just take spare clothes and towel with yourself, because you def will get dirty and sweaty. I wouldn’t mind to use helmets for this activity, but it’s not offered for anyone. The view from the top is absolutely breathtaking and worth every hassle to reach there!

Catamaran in good condition. Heavy seas, I think it's better to be on this type of boat than on a speed boat even if it saves travel time. Very correct meal (potato salad, pasta, grilled chicken and fish and pineapple for dessert) but not practical to eat on your knees packed in the middle of the catamaran! Many people in the same place for the second island, it was really "herd" it takes away the charm of the place and you have to pay attention to the boats arriving (1st island we were in the first to disembark, we saw the crowd come next!)

had a perfect day with the Wind Dancer Catamaran crew. from start till end, they made sure we have all we need and fell perfect. the cruise was super smooth. food and drinks were delicious. recommend this tour to everyone visiting Mauritius.

Magnificent day spent on the catamaran to discover the flat islands, Gabriel and point de mire. The team is very friendly and caring with a great bbq. thanks to the whole team

Ibrahim was a very nice driver, he talked us about Mauritius' history a lot. We have seen a lot of what there is to seen about Mauritius. Very nice tour! Well recommended!