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Location South West
Operating Days All Days
Duration 1 Day
Activity Time Flexible
Transportation Offered as Supplement

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Full Day Catamaran Cruise at Benitiers Island (Shared Basis)

Holiday makers get ready to set sail in the turquoise waters of the south western coast of Mauritius-the beautiful Benitiers Island for a wonderful full day catamaran cruise in a fun and relaxed ambience. You will also enjoy a sumptuous continental breakfast and a hearty BBQ lunch, including drinks with a variety of choices.

Your journey starts in the morning in the catamaran which will lead you to the pristine the south western coast of Mauritius. Find this little relaxing haven of 2km long and 500m wide-the Benitiers island offering you a fine white sandy beach, exotic coconut and casuarina trees, along with the incredible backdrop of the majestic Le Morne Brabant.

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This gorgeous islet is ideal for those who want to restore your energy levels. Enjoy swimming in the turquoise blue sea, or snorkel and discover the marvelous marine life. Chill and relax under the pleasant warm sunlight, and let go. To the northern end of the main island find small colonies of migratory birds where you can click some unique pictures.

Just some 5 minutes away by boat, discover the famous Benitiers rock (mostly known as the Diamond)-a naturally carved out to look like a plate coral, this ‘rock’ stands unrivalled in the vastness of the Indian Ocean, with sparse filao saplings growing on its rocky structures.


About the Full Day Catamaran Cruise, Breakfast & Lunch

The cruise itself starts at 09:00 am, with a continental breakfast including juice and coffee served onboard just before departure.

Following the breakfast, you will board the catamaran, and have a short pre-departure briefing by the boat’s captain.

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. The snorkeling is a great way to have a glimpse into the mesmerizing marine life and the underwater world of Mauritius.

Then the catamaran will head to the beautiful Island of Benitiers. Before arriving to the Island you will visit the famous Benitiers Rock and will have a spectacular view of the Rempart Mountain, the Black River mountain range, and of the magnificent Le Morne Mountain.

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Enjoy a delicious BBQ lunch buffet set either on the catamaran or on the Island. The lunch menu consists of fresh fish, chicken kebab, chicken sausage, rice, pasta salads, a selection of vegetables salads and a dessert.

In case you are a vegetarian, please inform us in advance so we can arrange the necessary additions to the lunch.

After lunch you can enjoy some relaxation time-have the leisure to tan on the beach, walk along the endless beaches of Benitiers Island or explore the amazing lagoons and coral reefs which are in close proximity to the beach.

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 La Balise Marina in Black River around 15:30 pm.

The Full Day Catamaran Cruise Package includes:

  • A Welcome Continental Breakfast with juice and coffee
  • BBQ Meal: Grilled Fish & Chicken, Giant Prawn, Mixed Salad, Basmati Rice, and Garlic Bread
  • Dessert: Banana Flambé or Fresh Juice Platter
  • Beverage: Green Island Rum, Phoenix Beer, Cold Drink, Water Still & Sparkling, White Wine Vina Esmeralda (Torres Spain), Rose Wine Moment Plaisir (France).
  • Add-on:Lobster(500g)

About The Catamaran

It is a luxurious 44 feet catamaran offering comfort and space bearing in mind the numerous features that it has. A sunshade is part of the catamaran for you to protect yourself from the scorching sun. Also, you will enjoy some music played on a Hi-Fi Stereo(MP3).

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Onboard Facilities:

  • Luxurious Catamaran 44 Feet (DEEN 440)
  • Two steering stations
  • Lounge-Dining Room
  • 3 Luxury Cabins
  • Bathroom
  • Shower

Additional equipment and gear includes: Radar, Fish finder, VHF Radio, G.P.S, Pirogue with 15hp.

Comments

  • Point of arrival and departure: The Coral Tree Restaurant (La Balise Marina Black River
  • Departure Time: 09.00 a.m.
  • Arrival Time: 03.30 p.m.
  • Minimum Participants: 4
  • Maximum Participants: 10
  • What to bring: We suggest bringing hats, t-shirts and sun block cream for sun protection, cameras, and swimsuits

Prices

  • Price (Minimum 4 persons required): Euros 120 per person
  • Lobster (500g) : Euros 50

Dear Customer, to book this activity please contact us on +230 269 1000.

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