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Location South West
Operating Days All Days
Duration 6 hrs
Activity Time 10:00 - 16:00
Transportation Offered as Supplement

Did you know?

In addition to the traditional trekking activities in Mauritius, you can also go on a unique adventure activity of Hiking with the ziplining.
Location
South West
Operating Days
All Days
Duration
6 hrs
Activity Time
10:00 - 16:00
Transportation
Offered as Supplement

Did you know?

In addition to the traditional trekking activities in Mauritius, you can also go on a unique adventure activity of Hiking with the ziplining.

from 1,590€

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Overview & Highlights
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Full Day Private Luxury Yacht Cruise - Dolphin Watching & Lunch - Overview

Treat yourself to a full day private, luxury cruise with your loved ones aboard the Beneteau Gran Turismo 40, cruising along the south-west coast of Mauritius.

You and your guests will be the only ones aboard and are guaranteed exclusivity and privacy with friendly attendants to personally cater for your every need.

Highlights of this activity:

  • Discover the wonderful coastal landscapes of Mauritius
  • Get the utmost comfort paired with unrivalled elegance in a boat
  • Opportunity to spot the pod of dolphins that have made the south-west coast of Mauritius
  • Enjoy a taste of unsurpassed luxury and first-class treatment onboard
  • Catch a glimpse of the breathtaking views of the majestic Le Morne Mountain
  • Relish a delicious lunch onboard, complemented by a selection of beverages

What's Included
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Full Day Private Luxury Yacht Cruise - Dolphin Watching & Lunch includes:

  • Full Day Private Luxury Yacht Cruise (6 hours)
  • Dolphin watching at key location
  • Sail to La Preneuse
  • View the Crystal Rock or Le Morne Brabant
  • Welcome Snack
  • Lunch Buffet (Premium Lobster lunch for a supplement)
  • Tea Time Snack
  • A selection of drinks
  • Fully equipped boat with all facilities to use at your convenience

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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 organize 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:

La Balise Marina, South West Region

Start & End times:
Duration: 6 hrs
Operational Days: All Days
Activity time: 10:00 - 16:00

 


Day Itinerary
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  • Departure at 10 a.m. from La Balise Marina, Black River
  • Sail to La Preneuse
  • Sail near the Crystal Rock or Le Morne Brabant (depending on weather conditions)
  • Lunch
  • Sail back to Tamarin Bay at 4 p.m.
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Full Description
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Full Day Private Luxury Yacht Cruise – Dolphin Watching & Lunch Full Description

You and your guests will be the only ones aboard and are guaranteed exclusivity and privacy with friendly attendants to personally cater for your every need. Enjoy a beautiful day at sea with the opportunity of watching dolphins in their natural habitat. You will also feast on delicious meals to keep you full and happy throughout the trip.

The cruise begins with you boarding a first-class yacht at La Balise Marina, in the bay of Black River at 10 a.m. You will sail along the south-west coast through Tamarin Bay, into the stunning lagoon of La Preneuse.

The state-of-the-art yacht is equipped with a large sunroof and sliding side windows that can be pushed back, allowing you to fully enjoy the surrounding coastal views with the sensation of the warm sun and cool sea breeze on your skin. On the other hand, should you wish to unwind in a cool and sheltered setting, the cockpit of the lavish vessel conceived as a huge living space, offers the utmost comfort and luxury while cruising.

Setting sail towards Crystal Rock, near Benitiers Island, with some luck you might be able to spot dolphins in the vicinity of the yacht. This is a splendid chance to witness these magnificent marine mammals in their natural habitat. Don’t forget to take out your camera to immortalize this special moment.

The vessel will then set sail to the south west tip of the island as you enjoy a relaxing time onboard, enjoying a taste of unsurpassed luxury and first-class treatment. While sailing along, you will be able to catch breathtaking views of the majestic Le Morne Mountain, together with the surrounding stunning coves and lagoon.

Relish on a delightful lunch featuring a varied range of delectable dishes served on-board along with a selection of beverages, before heading back to Tamarin Bay at 4 p.m.

This full day cruise will surely be a memorable experience that you will cherish.

About the Vessel

Boat Specifications

The Gran Turismo 40 recreates the sport cruiser concept. Designed by the talented Nuvolari and Lenard, this novel variation offers as much pleasure to the eye as sensations and driving. The slender line of the Gran Turismo 40, underlined by a hardtop and well-designed side glazing, emphasize its pronounced “sporty character”.

The upper deck of the luxurious yacht is an ideal spot for soaking up the sun and taking in the breathtaking views all around. With amenities like an electric bathing platform and a BBQ area, you can enjoy leisurely activities and dining in style. Teak flooring adds a touch of elegance to both the cockpit and bathing platform, while forward sunbathing mattresses invite you to relax and unwind.

Inside, the spacious saloon offers a comfortable lounge area, complemented by a fully-fitted galley for all your culinary needs. The yacht boasts two rooms and a bathroom with separate showers, ensuring ample accommodation for you and your loved ones.

One of the standout features of the yacht is the convertible cockpit seating, which transforms into expansive sun-loungers for ultimate relaxation. Additionally, the motorized swim platform provides easy access to the water for activities and stabilizes the boat at anchor.

Complete with a fusion sound system, air conditioning, LED underwater lights, beach towels, and snorkeling equipment, the yacht offers everything you need for a luxurious cruise experience. Get ready for unparalleled comfort, fun, and entertainment on the water.

Vessel type: Monohull

Year: 2018

Number of pax: 8 Max

Length: 12.67m

Dolphins in Mauritius

Dolphins are one of the most fantastic creatures that live in the ocean. The dolphins, while cheerful and playful are also a symbol of intelligence and grace. Dolphins live in pods of about 20 individuals or more and can be observed in the early morning, swimming along the west coast of Mauritius- from Tamarin to the deep sea, off the south coast of Le Morne Peninsula. The Dolphins, the Bottlenose Dolphin and the Spinner Dolphin, have made the southern-west Coast of Mauritius a place for them to rest and sleep before going to the deep sea for their fishing.

The Bottlenose Dolphin is one of the most common and well-known dolphins. Bottlenose Dolphins are Grey in colour, can be between 2 and 4 meters (6.6 and 13 ft) long, and weigh between 150 and 650 kilograms (330 and 1,400 lb). Bottlenose Dolphins live in groups called pods that typically are of 15 dolphins, but it is also possible to find groups of over 100 or even occasionally over 1000 dolphins. Their diet consists mainly of small fish.

The Spinner Dolphin is dark grey, with darker patches in the tail stock, back and throat. Usually it has creamy-white patch on the belly though this varies considerably. The beak is distinctively long and thin, with a dark tip. The fins too are lengthy for dolphins of this size. Adults have varied in size from 129 cm to 235 cm and weight from 23 kg to 78 kg.

The gestation period is 10 months. Individuals reach maturity at 4-7 years (females) and 7-10 years (males). Longevity is unknown. Spinners congregate in groups that vary from just a few dolphins to great schools numbering in the thousands.


What to bring/wear
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  • Spare clothes

  • Sunscreen cream

  • Swimming suit (already on)

  • Hats


Food & Beverages
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Full Day Private Luxury Yacht Cruise - Dolphin Watching & Lunch - Menu


Comments & Notes
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  • The cruise departs from La Balise Marina, Black River, on the south-west coast.
  • The maximum capacity of the boat is 8 passengers.
  • Note: This excursion/itinerary depends solely on climatic conditions.
  • This day cruise is offered on private-exclusive basis only.

Prices
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Full Day Private Luxury Yacht Cruise - Dolphin Watching & Lunch  
Price for the boat (Up to 2 pax) 1590 Euros
Price per additional Participant (Food & Beverages included) 79 Euros
Lobster Supplement 49 Euros
Bottle of Champagne 125 Euros

 


Booking Attributes

Booking Attributes

1Select Attributes

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2Choose Booking Option

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.

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