Harris Wilson Catamaran Cruise - South East Coast
|Operating Days||All Days|
|Activity Time||10:00 - 18:00|
|Transportation||Offered as Supplement|
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Harris Wilson Catamaran Trip, including Lunch and drinks, along the South-East coast of Mauritius
Experience a full day cruise filled with tropical warmth, drinks, delicious food and loads of fun aboard the luxury 60ft Catamaran gliding along the South-East Coast of Mauritius! Enjoy a relaxing day on a premium Catamaran - the Harris Wilson, cruising to the beautiful Ile aux Cerfs Island, guided by the South-East Trade Winds!
The Harris Wilson catamaran cruise departs at 10.00 am from the jetty of Mahébourg. The cruise will take you on an exploration tour of the amazing islets surrounding the South-East coast of Mauritius island, during which you will be able to bask in the delightful coastal scenery.
During the course of the cruise, the catamaran will make a brief stop for a snorkelling break when you’re ready for a dip. Dive in the amazing tropical world of the exotic marine flora in the clear lagoon and discover beautiful coral reefs and diverse species of tropical fish. The waters here are very calm; you are free to spin around and release your inner fish. You will have the excellent opportunity of making wonderful encounters as the curiosity of other marine creatures may bring them close to you.
After snorkeling, you will sail along the beautiful Eastern coast towards the islets Ile de la Passe and Ile au Phare. You will learn more about their historical background and enjoy a guided visit of Ile au Phare which harbors a lighthouse from 1864. Once, back on the catamaran, a delicious lunch expertly prepared by the Chef onboard will be served to you, including grilled shrimp, chicken and a signature ‘Rhum arrangé‘.
You will then head towards Ile aux Cerfs. It is known in English, as the deer island and constitutes of around 100 hectares of land. Though there are presently no more deer on the island, a visit to the island is a must because its beautiful beaches are well worth it. After that venture, you will re-embark on the catamaran and sail towards, the Grand River South East Waterfalls, where you will be asked to board small speedboats to get closer to the magnificent waterfalls. Marvel at the force of nature in action from up-close with the sparkling vision of this awe-inspiring waterfall about 500m upstream. Afterwards, you will head back to the Harris Wilson catamaran and make your way back to the jetty, as you watch the renowned tropical sunset.
Expected arrival time back to Mahébourg is 18:00.
An added bonus for this catamaran excursion is that you can enjoy a full open bar service for free, including both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.
What is the Harris Wilson?
Harris Wilson is an 18 meters racing catamaran (60ft). The catamaran was expressly built for ocean racing. This catamaran offers a high-speed cruise experience. In this catamaran, you can enjoy the thrill as this sleek racing catamaran whisks you away on the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean… Harris Wilson offers more than just a luxurious catamaran trip, you will have expansive walking space as well as a small bar aboard. There are also dedicated seating areas with 4 covered lounges with a maximum of 6 persons seated per lounge. Trendy bean bags are placed on the trampoline to enhance the comfort of guests.
Included - Food & Beverages Onboard
You will enjoy full delicious BBQ lunch buffet prepared by the Chef aboard the catamaran.
Lunch menu (served on the Catamaran):
Local food experience with dholl puris accompanied by selection of condiments: butter bean curry, pumpkin, tomato rougaille, vegetables achard
- Grilled Shrimp
- Grilled Chicken
- Potato Salad
- Rice Salad
- Mixed Salad
- Garlic bread
BBQ: gambas and chicken accompanied by coleslaw
Snacks: Tuna cake served in the afternoon during rum tasting
*Menu is subject to change
- Non-stop supply of beverages such as: water, juice, soft drinks, local rum, beer and wine - throughout the cruise.
- Upgraded Wines & Rum Arrangé
Note: Kindly inform us in advance if you prefer a vegetarian lunch menu, so we can make the necessary arrangements for you.
What to bring: We suggest bringing hats, t-shirts and sufficient sunscreen for skin protection from the sun, cameras and swimsuits.
Harris Wilson Cruise duration: 10:00 - 18:00
Duration: 7 hours
Note: Buoys and paddle are offered to guests on Ile Aux Cerfs
- Price per adult: 99 Euro
- Price per child (ages 3-11): 79 Euro
- Price per baby (ages 0-2): Free of charge