Underwater Adventures - Half Day Submarine + Scooter + Lunch
|Operating Hours||08:30 - 17:30|
|Operating Days||All Days|
|Transportation||Offered as Supplement|
|Comment||When ordering this day package you benefit special discounted package price.|
Underwater Adventures - Incredible Half Day Package
Spend a half day at Trou aux Biches in the North of Mauritius with this incredible underwater adventures package! You don’t have to be a diver to be able to enjoy this thrilling aquatic journey which promises you plenty of spectacular marine encounters.
Start your underwater adventure with a spectacular 30 metres undersea trip on a 10-seater submarine where you will get to visit an ancient shipwreck, explore the rich coral reefs of Mauritius, and discover various species of fish through individual windows.
After this breath-taking submarine tour, set yourself for an amazing 3-4 metres of underwater submarine scooter adventure drive where you will get to drive yourself at 4km per hour.
As you breathe naturally into the bubble-like glass lid, look all around at the sea life while you travel 3 metres under the sea. One of the qualified divers will be with you to make sure you have the best experience and are safe.
Don’t forget to wear your swimsuit for the subscooter session. Wetsuit and life vest will be provided. At the end of the subscooter ride, there is a shower free to use. You are requested to bring your own towel though.
Mauritius is home to some of the world’s most vibrant coral reefs and marine life ever to be seen. Full with variety of fish and plenty of bright-coloured fish, the underwater world of Mauritius can be deemed a natural wonder.
This is why when visiting Mauritius, you should make sure to experience and discover the true beauty of Mauritius marine life and its underwater adventures to the fullest!
As part of this half day package you will enjoy:
- A submarine Excursion
- An underwater Submarine Scooter Adventure
- Sumptious lunch either at Grand Bleu Hotel or Kafé La Zétée
What to expect?
- Discover the underwater world from within, and make your fantasies above marine life come true.
- You will get to pilot your own underwater submarine scooter by yourself or as a couple to 3-4 meters depth in full safety, and enjoy a unique experience in the World!
- You will enter the world of the underwater wonders and explore coral reefs, multi-coloured marine life, ship wrecks dating back to the 18th and 19th centuries.
- Experience a dream adventure going underwater to 35 meters depth on board of a real submarine.
- Enjoy a safe and fascinating underwater walk on the ocean bed (about 3-4m depth), and witness first-hand the magnificent marine life of Mauritius.
- Have delicious lunch (either lunch buffet or a la carte) and discover the Mauritian cuisine
Included in the price of this special half day package are:
- All trips and excursions charges
- All entry fees
- Lunch meal
- Full transportation to all the sights, including:
- Pick up and drop off from any hotel / place of accommodation anywhere in Mauritius (optional);
- A personal driver guide to show you around and inform you on each of the sights (optional).
Suggested Day Itinerary
- Pick up from your place of accommodation
- Submarine Trip
- Underwater Submarine Scooter Adventure
- Lunch either at Grand Bleu Hotel or Kafé La Zétée
- Drop off at your place of accommodation
* The exact pick up time will be determined according to the location of your place of accommodation.
Information About Each Excursion
Submarine Trip In Mauritius
Enjoy a dream adventure going underwater to 35 meters depth on board of a real submarine.
Go for a once in a lifetime experience and discover the beautiful marine life and the underwater world of Mauritius!
As part of the submarine trip you will get to visit a shipwreck, explore the rich coral reefs of Mauritius, and observe and encounter various species of fish.
You will enjoy an amazing experience when going underwater, staring into the crystal clear Indian Ocean water and discovering the rich sea life deep underwater.
The submarine activity begins with a pre departure briefing on land, followed by a speedboat transfer to the main platform where you will board the submarine. Then the submarine will start its decent into the deep sea for a real fantasy adventure trip.
You will cruise along the reef and view the corals from very close, explore the local rich marine life, visit the ship wreck of the famous Star Hope cruiser, and discover a 17th century anchor on the bottom of the ocean.
The submarine is air-conditioned with fully transparent-glassed cabin so you will enjoy exceptionally clear panoramic views of the extraordinary underwater world. It is designed so each passenger has individual observation window for viewing outside on the wonderful underwater world.
There is also a camera situated on the submarine’s bridge which projects the great views from outside through a TV screen located inside the submarine, giving you an additional view of the marine life.
At 35 meters undersea, you will explore the underwater world of Mauritius like on safari trip and may see selection of rare species. Apart from the marine life, the sprawling exotic corals make this submarine trip a memorable experience.
The pilots of the submarine are well educated in marine biology and are trained to provide a safe trip to all the travellers.
Snacks and beverages will be provided during the trip.
At the end of the trip each passenger will receive an individual certificate signed by the submarine pilot certifying your experience on the submarine.
The duration of the submarine trip is approximately 1 hour 45 minutes
Underwater Submarine Scooter Adventure
Pilot your own underwater submarine scooter by yourself or as a couple to 3-4 meters depth in full safety, and enjoy a unique experience in the World!
You do not need to be a diver or even to know how to swim; all you have to do is to love adventure!
Comfortably seated one behind the other on height adjustable seats, you can breathe normally inside a big broad common transparent and panoramic glass dome and enjoy a 360 degrees panoramic view.
You will enjoy a full view of the reef, of Mauritius’ marine life, and will discover its marine flora and fauna.
All along the adventure you can communicate with your partner, share your comments and views, and enjoy this experience together.
The underwater submarine scooter excursion starts with a boat trip to the operation platform where you will first be acquainted with the underwater scooter.
Before going on the adventure you will receive full briefing about the easy control of the underwater scooter, and will be equipped with a diving suit provided for warmth and full safety.
The underwater scooter is very easy to pilot, with a steering wheel, two accelerator pedals and a single button to control the depth level. You only need to press the button to dive or to go up to the sea surface, as easy as that.
The air inside the cabin (head cupola) is permanently regenerated, and there is also a backup air system to guarantee your maximum safety. The cabin is also equipped with an alarm button which you can use anytime to draw the attention of the divers which accompany you during your underwater adventure.
Upon your return on the platform, you will have the opportunity to freshen up and wash off the salt in the changing room provided with showers.
All the underwater scooters are approved and certified by the international authorities for design and safety at sea.
No need to be a diver or a swimmer to control the sub scooter.
The duration of the underwater submarine scooter is approximately 1 hour 45 minutes.
Lunch Menu (at The Grand Bleu Hotel or Kafé La Zétée)
As part of the Underwater Adventures Half Day Package you will enjoy lunch served at the Grand Bleu Hotel. The lunch will be either "A La Carte" consisting of a starter, main course and a dessert, or a buffet lunch. Kafé La Zétée, on its side, offers paninis, sandwiches, smoked-marlin salads and daily specials that might include ceviche (raw fish marinated in lemon and garlic) or tandoori chicken.
Additional Information- Underwater Adventures Half Day Package
- In order to pilot the underwater scooter you have to be above 16 years old (between the ages of 8-16, one can only join as a passenger on the scooter)
- Participants are not required to know how to swim to take part in any of the activities
- All submarines and submarine scooters are approved and certified by the international authorities for design and safety at sea
- The underwater scooter adventure is not suitable for pregnant women
- On the scooter it is advisable to wear flat-heeled shoes and swimwear
- The underwater scooter activity is accessible to anyone in good physical condition, not suffering from cardio vascular, hearing or respiratory problems
- Maximum client height: 2 meters
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 12 passengers
About the drivers
- All drivers speak fluent English and French (Upon special request we can organize driver who speaks 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.
- Private Daily Tour in a family Car (for up to 4 people): 75 Euro
- Private Daily Tour in a 6 Seater vehicle (for up to 6 people): 79 Euro
- Private Daily Tour in a Minivan (up to 12 people): 89 Euro
The Prices are per vehicle referring to the number of passengers applicable for each vehicle type.
- Submarine & Underwater Scooter (on sharing) - Price per Adult: 225 Euro (2 pax: 450 Euro)
- Submarine & Underwater Scooter (on sharing) - Price per Child (8-11 years): 175 Euro
- Submarine & Underwater Scooter (exclusive scooter for 1 person) - Price per Adult: 270 Euro