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Location Rodrigues
Operating Days Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Duration 3 hrs 30 mins
Activity Time Flexible
Transportation Offered as Supplement
Comment A minimum of 3 persons is required for this activity and a maximum of 6 is allowed.
from 17€

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Boat Trip and Snorkelling at Rivière Banane - Rodrigues

Enjoy snorkelling in the beautiful, clear lagoon of Rodrigues and discover its exciting tropical marine world.

Your exploratory journey will begin with a trip on a wooden boat, from the Port Mathurin harbour, that will lead you to a highly convenient snorkelling spot in the Rivière Banane Marine Reserve’s ‘Aquarium’. Once there, you will snorkel to discover the amazing underwater sights the Rodriguan lagoon has to offer.

Boat Trip and Snorkelling at Rivière Banane – Rodrigues

Explore the marvellous Rodrigues’ well-preserved marine environment that includes around 280 species of coral, an impressive array of marine life counting rays, jack fish, turtles and other exotic aquatic creatures.

You will spend 2 whole hours under water, during which you will be able to swim or snorkel freely in the lagoon. For safety reasons, snorkelling equipment as well as life jackets will be provided to you.

The Marine Reserve borders the village of Rivière Banane on the North-East coast of Rodrigues.

The Rivière Banane site was specifically chosen to include the special “Aquarium” area which contains a number thriving coral reefs, fish, octopus as well as other marine creatures because the site was seen by fishers and scientists as a good potential source of fish larvae that could replenish surrounding areas if left unfished.

This snorkelling trip will be an amazing experience for you. You will have great stories to share afterwards, about the wonderful marine world you explored and its beautiful inhabitants as well.


Comments

  • Meeting Point: Port Mathurin
  • Operating Days: Monday to Saturday
  • Duration: 3 hrs 30 mins
  • Activity Time: The specific time will be confirmed the day before.
  • Minimum number of participants: 3
  • Maximum number of participants: 6
  • There are no age restrictions for this activity, however, babies are not recommended.
  • For the snorkelling activity, all participants must know how to swim.
  • Snorkelling equipment (excluding palms) as well as life jackets will be provided to you for safety reasons.
  • This activity depends on tide conditions.
  • Reservation is required 48 hours in advance by phone and is subject to availability.
  • What to bring: bottle of water, sun screen, hat, palms (optional), swimsuit, beach towel and your picnic bag

Prices

  • Price per participant: 17 Euro

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