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96% Level of Satisfaction Based on 4 reviews
Location North East
Minimum Age 5
Operating Days All Days
Duration 3 hrs
Activity Time Flexible
Transportation Offered as Supplement
Comment Maximum no. of participants: 19 pax
Location
North East
Minimum Age
5
Operating Days
All Days
Duration
3 hrs
Activity Time
Flexible
Transportation
Offered as Supplement
Comment
Maximum no. of participants: 19 pax

from 55€

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Overview & Highlights
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Ile d'Ambre Island Sea Kayaking Trip - Overview

Slide into a kayak and discover the beauty of the lagoon, the bright sandy beaches, and of the small islets surrounding Mauritius, together with your friends and family.

Paddle through the mangroves of Ile d'Ambre and soak in the peace and quiet. Learn about this fascinating plant and its vital role in the marine ecosystem. While you’re at it, you’ll get to visit the ruins and forest of this tranquil islet and discover its rich history!

Highlights of this activity:

  • Exciting Kayak adventure through clear lagoons
  • Paddle through the mangroves and visit Ile d`Ambre
  • Learn about the marine ecosystem and surrounding vegetation
  • Enjoy this Sea Kayaking trip with your friends and family

What's Included
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The Sea Kayaking Trip at Ile d'Ambre Island includes:

  • Half Day Sea Kayaking Adventure
  • Visit the Ile d’Ambre island
  • Sea Kayaks provided - hatches, backrests, tow ropes and all safety gear, including feathered paddles and personal floating devices.
  • Guided by experienced and professional guides
  • Safety briefing and equipment

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Transportation & Driver Details
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Transport is available for an additional supplement and will include pick up and drop off from any hotel / place of accommodation in Mauritius.

Car Capacities

You can choose from a selection of vehicles types:

Family Car - Up to 4 passengers
6 Seater vehicle - Up to 6 passengers
Minivan - Up to 10 passengers
About the Drivers

All drivers speak fluent English and French (Upon special request we can organise drivers who speak additional languages). The drivers, citizens of Mauritius, will be happy to provide you with information about Mauritius and each of its sights.

All drivers are very professional, time efficient and friendly. There is high emphasis on being always on time and providing reliable devoted service to customers.


Meeting Point & Times
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Meeting Point:

Débarcadère Bain de Rosnay, Grand-Gaube, North East Region

Start & End times:
Duration: 3 hrs
Operational Days: Everyday
Activity time: 09:00 - 12:00 OR 13:00 - 16:00

 


Full Description
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About the Half Day Sea Kayaking Trip at Ile d'Ambre Island

An original, ecological and fun excursion which will let you discover the secret of Mauritius’ beautiful lagoons, islands, rivers, channels, and hidden beaches.

This kayaking adventure will start with a short briefing on safety instructions, before wearing the life jackets and getting ready for the fun trip.

First, you will be heading for Ile D'Ambre island. Ile D'Ambre is an islet inside the lagoon, with varied vegetation. One of the most interesting features of Ile D'Ambre is the flora all around it, creating small shady water alleys under which it is nice to paddle in kayaks.

This is a great chance for you to enjoy a kayaking trip in this beautiful surrounding while learning about the vegetation and the marine ecosystem.

About the guide and the spirit of the trip

Sea Kayaking excursions will be under the experienced and professional guidance of one of the most experienced guides in Mauritius with years of experience in leading kayaking trips, while sharing his local knowledge, passion, and love of nature. All trips are organised with high emphasis on safety, while following all safety regulations and proving full safety gear.

Each trip is carried out with total respect towards nature and while making it a top priority to stress the importance of its preservation. This kayaking excursion will take you around some of the most beautiful places in Mauritius and you will get to learn more about the fauna and flora and what’s being done towards its preservation, making this a unique and enriching experience.

Sea Kayaking in Mauritius

When you take part in kayaking, it will give you the opportunity to experience much of the natural beauty of Mauritius from close. Whether it includes the fine greenery of the lagoons, or the magnificent open waters of the Indian Ocean, it is unlikely that you will ever see such splendour of nature anywhere else.

Regardless of your degree of expertise, this is a great opportunity to take part in an exhilarating sport, and see the glorious sights that can be found nowhere but in Mauritius. Whether you choose one of the breezy, calmer routes, or decide to venture out into the deep ocean waters, you are sure to have a great time.

The kayaks are equipped with: hatches, backrests, tow ropes and all safety gear, including feathered paddles and personal floating devices (PFD).

All kayaks are equipped with a watertight compartment to store your spare clothing, cameras and other valuables.


Exclusive Sea Kayaking Trip - Ile d'Ambre Island - Half Day (optional)

For those of you who want to paddle through the mangroves of Ile d'Ambre and soak in the peace and tranquillity of the place with more privacy and at your own pace, we recommend the Exclusive Sea Kayaking Trip at Ile d'Ambre Island - Half Day.

The advantages of the Exclusive Half Day Sea Kayaking Trip at Ile d'Ambre Island - are as follows:

  • Having a personal guide only for you and your partners
  • Benefit from maximum flexibility in the activity pace
  • You can decide when to take a break, stop for a photo.

Included in the package: Exclusive Sea Kayaking Trip - Ile d'Ambre Island and a personal guide.


What to bring/wear
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  • Sea sandals / Shoes
  • Snorkelling gear
  • Sun cream
  • Towel
  • Swim suit
  • Spare clothes

Comments & Notes
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  • Departure time is subject to change due to tidal conditions.
  • The optimal departure time will be confirmed at least two days prior to activity.
  • Difficulty: Easy to Average
  • Minimum no. of participants: 2 pax
  • Maximum no. of participants: 19 pax for a single activity session
  • Minimum age requirement: 5 years and above
  • All children under 18 years of age should be accompanied by an adult.
  • Participants should arrive at least 15 mins prior to activity time. In case they don’t show up within the given time frame, their slot will be cancelled without refund.
  • All the required equipment will be provided.
  • The management reserves the right to postpone the activity in case of unfavourable weather conditions.
  • The activity will take place even if it's cloudy or raining, unless the safety of the customers is at risk.
  • All clients must fill in and sign a Disclaimer Form before participating in this activity.

Prices
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Shared basis Sea Kayaking Trip - Half Day  
Price per adult:  55 Euros
Price per child (ages 5-12): 39 Euros

 

Exclusive Sea Kayaking Trip - Half Day  
Price per participant (up to 2 participants): 290 Euros

 


Booking Attributes

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When booking for a specific date, you will be asked to enter your preferred date for the activity, as part of the order process. This option will entitle you to reserve your place for this activity on a specific preferred time and date that best suits you, provided that you confirm the availability with one of Mauritius Attractions’ agents firsthand. Please note that in case you order any activity which takes more than 1 day, the preferred date represents the date on which you would like to start the activity.

OR

(Valid for 3 months)

By ordering an Open Voucher you will be able to choose your preferred date for this activity during a later stage (when you already have full knowledge of the schedule for your trip) and not during the order process. This way you benefit maximum flexibility regarding the date of the desired activity. The open voucher can be used to go on this specific activity during a period of 3 months from the date of its purchase. To learn more about the option of an open voucher, please read our Order & Payment Methods page.

Reviews
96% Level of Satisfaction Based on 4 reviews

| reviewed by Martine Janssen – Mauritius | June 06, 2024
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Everybody of the staff gave us the best support service. We really enjoyed our stay!


| reviewed by Karen Hughes – United Kingdom | April 09, 2024
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Our guide Enrico was so lovely, he brought us drinks and pastries made by his wife, this was an unexpected surprise. He was also very knowledgeable about Amber Island and the mangroves.


| reviewed by Florian Wolf – Germany | February 26, 2023
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