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Location North West
Operating Days All Days
Duration 3 hrs 30 mins
Activity Time Flexible
Transportation Offered as Supplement
Comment Snorkelling equipment is available onboard.
North West
Operating Days
All Days
3 hrs 30 mins
Activity Time
Offered as Supplement
Snorkelling equipment is available onboard.

from 495€

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Overview & Highlights

Half Day Private Catamaran Cruise - Overview

This half day cruise is ideal for those wishing to enjoy an exciting time at sea with their loved ones; family or friends, in an intimate setting.

The luxurious catamaran will take you on a discovery venture along the North-West coast of the island where you will get to bask in the beauty of the magnificent lagoon and the breathtaking surroundings. You will have an excellent range of entertainment options from snorkelling to live musical performances onboard; you will be spoilt for choice.


  • Have a wonderful experience on this catamaran, designed to offer you maximum of comfort and intimacy
  • Discover the peaceful, gorgeous atmosphere of the Northern coast while spending quality time with family or friends
  • A dedicated crew at your service throughout the cruise to ensure all your needs and wishes are met
  • Glide on the calm, turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean from Balaclava
  • Cruise to Mont Choisy (Ile aux Phales) or Trou aux Biches 
  • You will be given a splendid snorkelling opportunity through a vibrant marine park along the way
  • Relish a gourmet Asian Fusion BBQ lunch and complimentary beverages 

What's Included

Half Day Private Catamaran Cruise At Balaclava - Inclusions

  • Sail aboard a high-performance Power Catamaran
  • 3.5 hours private catamaran cruise in the lagoon
  • Choice of itinerary to Mont Choisy (Ile aux Phales) or Trou aux Biches 
  • Snorkelling break near a marine park
  • Chef-inspired Asian Fusion BBQ Lunch
  • Complimentary beverages

  • Live musical performances

  • Private butler
  • Dedicated Crew on-board
  • Snorkelling & fishing equipment

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Transportation & Driver Details

Transport is available for an additional supplement and will include pick up and drop off from any place / 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
Meeting Point:

Balaclava - North Region

Start & End times:


The duration of this trip is around 3.5 hours
  The Catamaran cruise is operational all days

Morning Slot: 

09h00 - 13h00

Afternoon Slot:
13h30 -17h30


Full Description

Half Day Private Catamaran Cruise At Balaclava

Enjoy a private tropical cruise aboard the fastest catamaran, the Turtle Cruiser, currently operating in Mauritius.

Departing from Balaclava, this half-day private catamaran cruise at Balaclava will have you spending a wonderful time at sea with your loved ones. You have the flexibility to customise your itinerary, choosing between Mont Choisy (Ile aux Phales) or Trou aux Biches. Set sail through the north coast and cruise past some interesting sites where you will be able to see some islets belonging to Mauritius.

This catamaran cruise will also have you feast on a Chef-inspired BBQ lunch and get you to feel like royalty with the excellent private butler service onboard. If you are vegetarian, you will have the choice between a veg or an Indian one, provided you make it known in advance. You will also be offered complimentary beverages such as soft drinks, beer and wine, amongst others.

The catamaran will stop briefly by the charming isle of Ile aux Phales (or another islet, depending on your itinerary) for you to explore and will also give you a splendid snorkelling opportunity through a vibrant marine park along the way.

To enhance the experience of your private catamaran cruise, you will also be treated to live musical entertainment. So, not only will you enjoy the natural beauty of Mauritius and savour delicious food, but you'll also be entertained by captivating tunes, adding a delightful rhythm to your unforgettable day at sea.

About the Turtle Cruiser catamaran

Designed and custom built in Mauritius by leading yacht developer Rayvin Yachts Ltd, the Turtle Cruiser is an innovative high-performance Power Catamaran. The Turtle Cruiser concept is different from other catamarans as it was conceived for privacy and exclusivity. Crafted with luxury, utility, and safety in mind, the catamaran is recognised for its stylish design as well as for its fast manoeuvrability.

Its system warrants fuel efficiency, low gas emissions, and negligible levels of vibration and noise, thus ensuring smooth rides to passengers. In addition, the Power Catamaran is equipped with all-modern navigational technology and safety devices, including top class GPS and Fishfinder technology.

Turtle Cruiser is fully licensed by the Tourism Authority of Mauritius to operate commercial catamaran excursions in the Republic of Mauritius.

What to bring/wear
  • Hats
  • T-shirts
  • Sun block cream for sun protection
  • Cameras
  • Swimsuits
  • Spare set of clothes and towel

Food & Beverages


Comments & Notes
  • Maximum boat capacity: 16 persons
  • All participants are required to wear a Personal Flotation Device.
  • Guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult who is the parent, relative or legal guardian of the minor and must be under adult supervision at all times.
  • The Captain reserves the right to change/alter the itinerary at any time during the trip (e.g due to adverse sea conditions).
  • Clients will be requested to sign a Personal Liability Agreement at the departure point, prior to the cruise
  • Snorkelling equipment is available onboard but you can choose to bring your own for sanitary reasons.

Note: The boat charter price includes provisions for 2 pax. For any additional person, please select the additional person supplement.

Boat Charter (Up to 2 Persons) 495 Euros
Additional Adult (+13 Years) 55 Euros
Additional Child (4-12 Years) 29 Euros
Infant (0-3 Years) Free of Charge


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.


(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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