Water activity

Mauritius: Amber Island Kayak or Small-Boat Tour

4.6 / 5

11 reviews

Mauritius: Amber Island Kayak or Small-Boat Tour

Activity provider: Sea Kayak Adventures
Likely to sell out
Likely to sell out

From US$ 62.44 per person

Embark on a kayaking adventure to Amber island and paddle through a floating mangrove forest. Enjoy a guided tour of the island.

About this activity

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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French
Small group
Limited to 8 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Paddle from the northern Mauritian coast to Amber Island
  • Explore the island with a professional guide
  • Discover the island's unique mangrove maze by kayak
  • Swim in the clear waters of Ilot Bernache
Full description
Discover Amber Island from the water and on land as you paddle across the blue waters of the lagoon. The islet is known for its rich flora which creates shady waterways perfect for exploring by kayak, including the mangroves. Tour the island with a guide and learn more about its history before enjoying a delicious BBQ lunch. Start off with a 15-minute kayak expedition from the northern coast of Mauritius (the embarkation point is Bain De Rosnay beach) towards Amber Island. During the paddle, you have the opportunity to explore a floating mangrove forest by kayak. Upon reaching Amber Island, join a guided tour of the isle which also includes a nature walk, and seeing ruins dating back to 1750. Before heading back to shore, swim in the crystalline waters of Ilot Bernache or stay dry and just take in the beautiful views. This tour is experienced via kayak and a small boat depending on your level of comfort and fitness. The team of professionals will guide you and ensure your experience is safe and memorable.
Includes
  • All paddle equipment including floating jackets
  • Supervising rescue boat during paddle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

The embarkation point is on the beach, our team will be waiting for you

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen

Know before you go

  • This tour is experienced via kayak and a small boat depending on your level of comfort and fitness.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 11 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    5/5

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It was amazing! Our guide Christopher told us about the mangroves and was really nice. We also have some fun together and good talk. We made a stop at a little island and had a snack. If we want to do kayaking in Mauritius again i will book it there and ask for Christopher. Thank you guys.

November 29, 2021

Absolutely amazing experience kayaking through the mangroves and swimming in the waters around them. Peaceful, serene and quiet. Our guide was lovely and we learnt a lot about Amber Island and the Mauritian culture along the way. Would highly recommend this excursion - we saw no other tourists, so it felt like a real immersive experience where we got the island to ourselves. We would however recommend pre-booking a return taxi, or if possible renting a car. The meet location is a little remote and there is no easy transport near by. Overall one of the best activities we did in Mauritius - thanks very much!

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November 16, 2021

Fantastische Erfahrung. Es fällt mir nicht leicht, in Worte zu fassen, wie ausgezeichnet diese Tour war. Unser Guide, Christopher, war einfach super. Man spürt seine Leidenschaft und Begeisterung für Amber Island und Mauritius insgesamt. Er spricht außerdem hervorragendes Englisch und war extrem darauf bedacht, dass WIR eine gute Zeit haben. Kein Stress, keine Tour von der Stange. Die Mangrovenwälder sind außerdem super. Nur Vogelgezwitscher und nahezu menschenleer. Das Schwimmen dort werden wir niemals vergessen. Nur der Einstiegspunkt muss noch ein bisschen besser ausgeschildert werden. Außerdem lohnt es sich, einen Schnorchel mitzubringen. Leider steht das noch nicht in der Beschreibung. Kurz: UNBEDINGT MACHEN, WENN IHR AUF MAURITIUS SEID.

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May 9, 2022

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