Tour & Lunch at Ile aux Cocos - Rodrigues Island
|Operating Days||All Days|
|Activity Time||08:30 - 15:30|
|Transportation||Offered as Supplement|
|Comment||Minimum No. of Participants: 4|
Not Available Until Further Notice
Tour & Lunch At Ile aux Cocos (Rodrigues Island) - Overview
Experience a relaxed trip of discovery to one of Rodrigues' most stunning islands - Ile aux Cocos, while admiring the lush coral reef and colourful marine life of the lagoon. Spend a full day living the island life while cruising in the clear waters of this piece of paradise that makes many people amazed
Aside from being a beach lover's dream, it's also a bird sanctuary, as this guided tour will have you discovering thousands of rare and endemic seabird species. Enjoy a delicious lunch on the beach. Relax on the island or go for a refreshing swim in the crystal clear waters and take the opportunity to let yourself go in this tranquil and intimate setting.
Highlights of this trip:
- Enjoy a guided tour of the island with an experienced and qualified guide
- Visit the Nature Reserve island, renowned as a seabird sanctuary.
- Relish a delicious lunch on the beach
- Experience a personalised service throughout the day
- Explore the diverse marine life and breathtaking scenery
Day Trip To Ile aux Cocos with Lunch & Optional Transfers - Activity Inclusion:
- Guided visit of the island with experienced and professional guide
- Visit the Nature Reserve island, renowned as a sanctuary of seabirds
- Delicious lunch on the beach
- Personalised service throughout the day
- Discover the colourful marine life and stunning seascapes
- Optional: Pick-up and drop-off from your hotel/place of accommodation (to be confirmed at the time of booking)
Transport is available for an additional supplement and will include pick up and drop off from any hotel / place of accommodation in Rodrigues island.
You can choose from a selection of vehicles types:
All drivers speak fluent English and French. The drivers, citizens of Rodrigues, will be happy to provide you with information about Rodrigues and each of its sights.
There is high emphasis on being always on time and providing reliable devoted service to customers.
Baie du Nord, Rodrigues
|Activity Time:||08h30 - 15h30|
About the Full Day Trip to Ile aux Cocos (Rodrigues)
Enjoy a fun 7-hour excursion to one of the most beautiful islets of Rodrigues - Ile aux Cocos. Cruise the beautiful coastline, sail through the clear lagoon, admire the breathtaking seascapes on your way to Ile aux Cocos.
As you embark on the 1.5 hour boat ride, you will enjoy a traditional and original sea trip to the beautiful Ile aux Cocos. Relax and enjoy the peaceful environment, discover the rich coral reefs, the colourful marine life while being gently lulled by the sea breeze. Nothing can disturb the tranquillity of the place.
The professional and experienced guide will take you on a complete tour of this amazing island during which you will learn about the different endemic birds and the island's history as a bird sanctuary.
After having a hearty meal for lunch, take a walk and encounter the island's rare but lovely endemic birds, such as the White Schooners (Goélettes blanches), the virgin bird (z'oiseaux la vierge), the Sooty Terns (yéyé), and others. Thousands of birds are to be discovered, making it the ideal destination for bird watching.
Take this incredible opportunity to lounge on the island and relax, while you have an amazing view of the turquoise lagoon and neighbouring islands, or go for a refreshing dip in the water to clear your mind.
After a relaxing and exciting trip, you will end the day by sailing in the calm and quiet waters of the lagoon to return to Rodrigues and your accommodation.
As you return to the mainland of Rodrigues, soak up the Vitamin Sea, feel the wind in your hair and watch the vast ocean do its work.
About Ile Aux Cocos
Ile aux Cocos is undergoing a growing craze - it has become the main tourist attraction of Rodrigues.
Located 4 km to the west of Rodrigues mainland, Ile aux Cocos emerges from the lagoon, creating a strip of sand where thousands of seabirds have sought shelter. When visiting the island you are sure to encounter various of birds such as the White schooners (Goélettes blanches), the virgin bird (z’oiseaux la vierge), Sooty terns (yéyé), and “macouas, maleines” - there are thousands of birds to discover making it the ideal destination for bird watchers.
Ile aux Cocos Island is covered with coconut trees, casuarina trees and a great variety of prickly shrubs all scattered along its beautiful long sandy beaches. The voyage sometimes turns into an adventure when the tide is low. At certain places, corals and rocks are just above the surface of the water, while at others, you need to steer clear of a sandbank to avoid being stranded. The lagoon at Ile Aux Cocos is so shallow that a big part of the sailing trip to this island can be covered on foot walking in the shallow water.
- Snorkelling equipment
- Beach towel
- Bathing suits
- Spare clothes
|Tour & Lunch at Ile aux Cocos - Rodrigues Island|
|Price per Participant||38 Euros|
Not Available Until Further Notice