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84% Level of Satisfaction Based on 15 reviews
Location South East
Operating Days All Days
Duration 7 hrs
Activity Time 09:00 - 16:00
Transportation Offered as Supplement

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Full day Catamaran Cruise from the South east coast of Mauritius to Ile aux Cerfs.

Day trip full of sun, drinks, delicious food and lots of fun and relaxation!

Treat yourself to a memorable day of exhilarating sail on a beautiful 45 foot catamaran to Ile aux cerfs – this will definitely be one of the highlights of your holidays in Mauritius.

This cruise takes you to the island of Ile aux Cerfs on a catamaran specially designed for day charters. On board enjoy a delicious BBQ lunch, selection of alcoholic beverages (beer, rum, cocktails) and non-alcoholic drinks and more.

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The catamaran cruise departs at 09:00 from the Preskil Beach Resort’s Jetty located at Pointe Jerome on the South East of Mauritius. Expected arrival time back to the hotel is 16:00, and depends on tide and winds.

This cruise is all about sailing through crystal clear waters whilst enjoying breathtaking sceneries and relaxing on the beautiful white sand bank of ile aux cerfs.

Along the way at around 11:00, the catamaran makes a stop for you to enjoy snorkeling inside the islands largest lagoon allowing you to enjoy the underwater marine life and swim amongst superb corals and brightly colored tropical fish.

After snorkeling the catamaran continues sailing along the beautiful east coast and will take you up the river’s mouth of Grande Riviere Sud est to see the giant bat colony and monkeys living on the rivers bank and also to see the waterfall from afar. A delicious lunch is then served onboard. The BBQ lunch which is prepared by the friendly crew members is one of the best lunches you get to have as part of any catamaran cruise offered in Mauritius. (If you are a vegetarian, please advise us before, so we can ask the chef to cater for specifically for your needs.)

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After lunch the catamaran will cruise into the canal between the Isle aux Cerfs and the world class sanctuary of Anahita before dropping you off on the famous white sand bank of Ile aux cerfs.

Ile aux Cerfs Island is a beautiful island near the east coast of Mauritius. With its swaying casuarinas and palm trees and the pure white beaches framed by the vivid turquoise waters, this amazing paradise island is the perfect setting for a relaxing day of sun worship.

On Ile aux Cerfs Island you are sure to have some relaxation and fun on one of the picture-perfect postcard beaches or enjoy a swim and/or snorkel inside the lagoon. You can also take advantage of the wide range of facilities on the island and the various water sports activities found there.

After spending some time on Ile aux Cerfs, you will re-embark on the catamaran and sail back to the Hotel’s jetty. Once on board tea and coffee is served as well as slices of cake, not to forget the open bar that remains open.

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The crew members will make sure to make your time more enjoyable, and they will be happy to tell you about local tales, jokes, and play local Mauritian sega music which will lift the spirits of all the people on board. Also there is a sound system to play various selection of cd’s.

All along the day from the moment you board the catamaran you can enjoy the open bar service.

About the catamaran: it is a 45 feet catamaran offering comfort and space. A huge shaded cockpit, with seating for each passenger and large comfortable trampolines for sunbathing and relaxing. Also for the convenience of the passengers this luxury catamaran includes two queen size cabins, showers, and toilets.

The BBQ Lunch menu includes

  • Paste Salad
  • Coleslaw Salad
  • Assorted meat platter consisting of: chicken, fish fillet, lamb brochette, beef brochette, pork sausage
  • Baked yoghurt with assortment of toppings

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), and a selection of alcoholic beverages: Beers, Rhum, Red Wine, Rose Wine and White Wine.

Gear onboard: Snorkeling gear including flippers, mask and tuba as well as the colorful pool noodles is available for you to enjoy.

What to bring: We suggest bringing swimming suit, beach towel, sun cream, cap or hat as well as sun glasses.


  • Price per adult: 59 Euro
  • Price per child (ages 3-12): 39 Euro
  • Price per baby (ages 0-2): Free of charge

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84% Level of Satisfaction Based on 15 reviews

| reviewed by Tarjan Shah – India | April 06, 2019

Awesome staff, nice work they are doing. Very friendly and overall experience was superb..

| reviewed by Nohad tayoun – Lebanon | October 19, 2017

This trip made my stay in Mauritius very memorable! Everything was amazing! The joyful and passionate team, the activities, the quality of the boat, the food! Litterally everything! Thank you for this amaZing experience!

| reviewed by Elaine charman – United Kingdom | October 13, 2017

Mauritius attractions were responsive to my emails which I appreciated. The food on the catamaran was delicious and the staff were very friendly and worked hard to ensure we had a nice time.

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