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93% Level of Satisfaction Based on 6 reviews
Location North
Operating Hours 08:00 - 16:00
Operating Days All Days
Duration 1 hrs 45 mins
Activity Time Flexible
Transportation Offered as Supplement
Comment Activity times: 10:00am / 12:30pm / 14:30pm
Location
North
Operating Hours
08:00 - 16:00
Operating Days
All Days
Duration
1 hrs 45 mins
Activity Time
Flexible
Transportation
Offered as Supplement
Comment
Activity times: 10:00am / 12:30pm / 14:30pm

from 25€

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Overview & Highlights
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Semi Submarine trip in Mauritius - Overview

Enjoy a trip in a semi-submarine giving you a unique look at the undersea world in complete safety. This is a great way to discover the beautiful colorful marine life without getting wet. You will get to explore the rich coral reefs of Mauritius and encounter the rich aquatic underwater life of Mauritius.

The semi-submarine is equipped with a deck and an underwater unit, allowing you to experience both being out at sea and exploring underwater with the illusion of sailing in a submarine. Enjoy spectacular views with maximum safety behind the boat’s glass windows in a comfortable air-conditioned cabin. This unique vessel is an ideal activity for families with children, who love watching fish up close but this time with a new exciting feeling of being in a semi-submarine and watching from below the waterline.

Highlights of this activity:

  • Over 1.5 hours in a semi-submarine
  • Discover the underwater world on the northern coast
  • Sit comfortably inside the submarine as you discover the underwater world without getting wet
  • Get the chance to spot unique/endemic species only seen in the Mauritian waters
  • Get to snorkel near the reefs to see the colourful fishes and corals
  • Ideal trip for families with children

What's Included
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Semi Submarine trip in Mauritius - Inclusions

  • 1 hour 45 mins Trip in a Semi-Submarine
  • Snacks and refreshments will be served during the excursion
  • Each seat gives you your own window for up close views
  • Access to the upper deck for a better view of the ocean and the horizon
  • Guides will explain on Mauritius’ marine species and topology
  • Choose to remain on board or go off board to enjoy some snorkeling

Note: Snorkeling equipment will not be provided for sanitary reasons. You are requested to bring your own if you would like to snorkel.

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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:

Grand Bay, North Region

Start & End times:
Duration: 1 hrs 45 mins 
Operational Days: Everyday (subject to availability)
Activity time:  10h00 / 12h30 / 14h30

 


Full Description
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Semi Submarine trip in Mauritius.

You will discover the colourful and marvellous underwater world of Mauritius without getting wet! You will get to explore the rich coral reefs of Mauritius and encounter the rich aquatic underwater life of Mauritius.

The trip lasts 1 hour and 45 minutes. All along you will be comfortably seated underneath sea level in an air-conditioned room offering you an optimal and close panoramic view of coral reefs, of the abundant colorful fish and of many other species.

The guides will explain to you about the different species you will encounter during the trip and guide you on Mauritius’ marine world.

At any time you can take a break and go on board to enjoy some sun, beautiful views of the lagoon, of the beaches and of Mauritius landscape.

In one key location during the trip, the semi submarine will stop along the reef and you can choose to go off board and enjoy some snorkeling along the beautiful coral reef. This is a great way to enrich the experience and discover the large variety of corals and fishes firsthand.

On the way back to Grand Bay, the cruising route is slightly different giving you the possibility to see a new area of the reef and the lagoon and discover species like turtles, rays, barracudas and many more.

The semi-submarine is an ideal activity for children, who love watching fish from close by. They will enjoy a spectacular view with maximum safety behind the boat’s glass windows.

Refreshments will be served during the excursion.

About The Semi Submarine - The Nessee

« Le Nessee » is a 23 ton aluminium semi-submersible (partly emerged boat) with an air-conditioned cabin situated at 1m50 below the sea level, and offering a very good panoramic view. This type of boat was specially designed for the discovery of marine life. Le Nessee has welcomed more than 90 000 visitors to date.

Facilities onboard

  • Deck with sitting area covered with sun shelter
  • Toilets & Showers
  • Air-conditioned cabin equipped with public address system and radio cassette
  • Life Jackets / Distress Rockets / Mobile Telephone / Radio / Fire Extinguishers / First Aid Kit

What to bring/wear
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  • Camera
  • Spare clothes
  • Snorkeling equipment (Snorkeling equipment is not provided due to sanitary reasons)
  • Towels

Comments & Notes
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  • Departure from Grand Bay
  • This excursion is ideal for passengers of all ages
  • Reservations should be made enough time in advance
  • Capacity: 30 Passengers

Prices
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Semi - Submarine Trip (Nessee)  
Price per Adult: 25 Euros
Price per Child (0-10): 15 Euros

 


Booking Attributes

Booking 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.

Reviews
93% Level of Satisfaction Based on 6 reviews

| reviewed by Leigh Wood – United Kingdom | August 17, 2019
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| reviewed by Israel Silberstein – Israel | May 02, 2019
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