Full Day Private Luxurious Catamaran Cruise - Benitiers Island
|Operating Days||All Days|
|Activity Time||09:00 - 15:00|
|Transportation||Offered as Supplement|
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Full Day Private Luxurious Catamaran Cruise At Benitiers Island
Luxury, privacy and fun are the key highlights of the Full Day Private Luxurious Catamaran Cruise. Embark on this luxurious catamaran and experience sailing like never before in one of the most enchanting islet of Mauritius. You can enjoy this luxurious catamaran cruise especially designed for private cruises.
Get ready with your friends, and family and set sail on the turquoise water 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 heartily 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.
This gorgeous islet is ideal for those who want to restore their inner energy. 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 gorgeous pictures.
Just some 5 minutes away by boat, find 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 young filao trees growing on its rocky structures.
About the Exclusive Full Day Catamaran Cruise, Breakfast & Lunch
The cruise itself starts at 09:00 am, where you will board the catamaran, and have a short pre departure briefing by the boat’s captain.
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.
On Benitiers Island, enjoy a delicious BBQ lunch buffet set either on the catamaran or on the Island. In case you are a vegetarian, please inform us in advance so we can arrange the necessary additions to the lunch.
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 15:00 pm.
- Cheese sandwich
BBQ Menu (On the Grill):
- Grilled Chicken drumsticks
- Olive oil, garlic and ginger marinated fish
The above menu is accompanied with:
- Rice Salad
- Potato salad
- Mixed Green salad & Dressing
- Garlic Bread
- Seasonal fruits for dessert (such as Pineapple or Bananas) Drinks
- Mineral Water
- Juices (selection of tropical juices)
- Soft Drinks (Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Fanta)
- A selection of alcoholic beverages: Beers, Rhum, Red Wine, Rose Wine and White Wine.
- Tea & Coffee
Optional Add-ons (for a supplement):
- 350 grams of lobster served with a Garlic & parsley butter sauce
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).
- Luxurious Catamaran 44 Feet (DEEN 440)
- Two steering stations
- Lounge-Dining Room
- 3 Luxury Cabins
Additional equipment and gear includes: Radar, Fish finder, VHF Radio, G.P.S, Pirogue with 15hp.
Point of arrival and departure: The Coral Tree Restaurant (La Balise Marina Black River)
Departure Time: 9.00 am
Arrival Time: 3.00 p.m
What to bring: We suggest bringing hats, t-shirts and sun block cream for sun protection, cameras, and swimsuits
- Private Charter of Catamaran Only: Euros 725
- Supplement for Food & Beverage: 59 Euros / person
- Add-on: Lobster (500g): 65 Euros / person