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94% Level of Satisfaction Based on 3 reviews
Location North
Location Centre
Minimum Age 10
Operating Days All Days
Duration 9 hrs
Activity Time 08:30 - 17:30
Transportation Included in price
Comment When ordering this day package you benefit special discounted package price
from 49€

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Overview & Highlights
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1 Day Package - Underwater Sea Walk + North Tour + Shopping in Port Louis

This trip offers you to enjoy an exciting Underwater Sea Walk adventure, followed by a visit to some of Mauritius’ main sights of the North region and ending the trip with a visit to Port Louis with some free time for shopping.

Discover the northern part of the island through an exciting day package full of land and water activities. From a thrilling undersea walk to shopping in the city, this day package brings together excitement, relaxation and shopping. You will cover all the highlights of the north of the island in a single excursion.

As part of this day package you will visit and enjoy

  • An Underwater Sea Walk Adventure for you to Discover the Beautiful Marine Life
  • Visit and tour of the Sugar estate & Museum for a Sweet Escapade Back in History
  • Visit of Mauritius National Botanical garden and Enjoy the Relaxed Atmosphere
  • Visit of the city of Port Louis – The Capital of Mauritius, a vibrant city packed with interesting places
  • Delicious Lunch Menu (Optional)

What's Included
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1 Day Package - Underwater Walk + North Tour + Shopping in Port Louis inclusions:

  • Underwater Solar Sea Walk Adventure
  • Access to Sugar Estate and Museum
  • Visit to Botanical garden
  • Sightseeing and shopping stops at Port Louis
  • Full transportation and entrance tickets to all the attractions
  • Pick up and drop off from any hotel / place of accommodation anywhere in Mauritius
  • A personal driver

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Transportation & Driver Details
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Transport is included in this package and includes pick up and drop off from any hotel / place of accommodation anywhere 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).

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:

Your Hotel / Place of accommodation anywhere in Mauritius

Start & End times:
(Upon request it is possible to start or finish the tour at a different time)
Duration:  The duration of the private tour is 9 hours
Operational Days:  Monday- Sunday (See Comments section for note on Port Louis market and shopping complex) 
Departure time: 08:30 from your hotel / place of accommodation
 
Return time:
17:30 back to your hotel / place of accommodation

 


Day Itinerary
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  • 07h00 – 08h30 Pick up from your place of accommodation*
  • 09h00 – 10h15 Underwater Sea Walk
  • 10h45 – 12h00 Visit and tour of the Sugar estate & Museum
  • 12h00 – 12h45 Optional Lunch at the Le Fangourin restaurant**
  • 13h15 – 14h30 Visit of Mauritius National Botanical garden
  • 15h00 – 17h00 Visit of the city of Port Louis – The Capital of Mauritius
  • 17h30 – 18h30 Drop off at your place of accommodation*

*The exact pick up / drop off time will be determined according to the location of your place of accommodation.

** The lunch at the Fangourin restaurant is not included in the price of this trip and is available for a supplement

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Full Description
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1 Day Package - Underwater Sea Walk + North Tour + Shopping in Port Louis

This package will get you to cross the main sites of the northern part of the island off your list. This 9 hours tour will start when you are being picked up from your place of accommodation to head to the underwater walk site. Feel the excitement build up as you make your way to a journey full of wonders.

Underwater Solar Sea Walk

The Underwater Solar Sea Walk is one of the most unique attractions that one must experience when visiting Mauritius. It is an activity to be enjoyed by the whole family and completely environment friendly as the helmet powered by the sun - a true once in a lifetime experience for all the non divers out there! The Underwater Solar Sea Walk does not require any knowledge of swimming or diving and you are not even required to remove your glasses.

Before going under water, you will receive a safety briefing and a square helmet connected to solar-powered electric compressors to produce oxygen underwater. Instructors will make sure you feel safe and are able to breathe into the helmet before the descent. The dive location is inside the reef, at about 3-4 metres of turquoise water. Your safety and security is a top priority too - there is an underwater guide and 2 surface divers with you at all times, so you can be rest assured it will be great fun for the whole family while in complete safety. Witness firsthand the magnificent marine life of Mauritius, the beautiful fauna, corals, and a wide variety of fish, all in their natural habitat.

If you do not wish to undertake the activity but simply want to accompany your loved one who is diving, you can choose to stay onboard and enjoy the boat ride (subject to extra cost). The sea surrounding Mauritius is already a very nice view to behold and you will enjoy the sea trip.

About the Solar Sea Walk - Undersea Walk

How does it work? The Solar Sea Undersea Walk is an underwater activity in shallow water that uses solar energy without any relation to scuba diving. The helmet used in this activity is a "free flow" air supply, that is the air pumped by a hose from the surface flows freely into the helmet at a constant volume - unlike scuba diving where air from a self-contained tank is only delivered on demand.

This activity is Environment Friendly. 100% untainted air is pumped to square non distortion helmets using electric compressors powered by the sun. Even the compressors are very unique as they don’t use any lubrication, so not even micro fumes taint the breathing air unlike other systems on similar activities.

Mauritius National Botanical Garden

The botanical garden is home to an incredible variety of tropical plants, many of them indigenous. The Botanical Garden is one of the most visited sights in Mauritius. It was first opened as a private garden by the French governor of Mauritius nearly 300 years ago. The botanical garden stretches over endless acres of land and it can take you more than a week to cover the whole garden. The Botanical Garden is populated with more than 650 varieties of plants among which are the famous Baobabs, the palmier bouteille, the ineluctable giant water lilies, dozens of medicinal plants, 85 different varieties of palms, a big spice garden and many more. As part of the tour, you will get to explore the Botanical gardens and have a taste of their beauty.

Sugar estate and Museum

The Sugar estate and Museum located in the North West of Mauritius stretches over 5000 square meters. In the estate you will discover the profound effect and the key part of sugar in the history and identity of Mauritius. You will also hear local sugar tales and stories on sugar in Mauritius and on its importance. As part of the sugar estate tour you can see a selection of panorama videos and films on many sugar related subjects. Also, you will have the opportunity to shop at the estate’s boutique.

Be sure not to miss this great opportunity to enjoy the tastes and purchase unique-local made special sugars, and also the very famous local made Mauritian rum!

Visit and Tour of Port Louis

Enjoy a visit to Port Louis, the capital of Mauritius. Port Louis is Mauritius' largest city and the economic and administrative center of the island. Right off the main square you can stroll besides the palm-lined Place d'Armes. You can see some wonderful French colonial buildings, especially the Government House and the Municipal Theater. You will have free time to visit Port Louis Waterfront and the Le Caudan Waterfront shopping complex. The bustling Port Louis Waterfront offers exciting shopping and entertainment venues intermingled with world-class hotels and restaurants overlooking the Port Louis Harbor. The waterfront area has become an essential actor of the vivid tourism and cultural life in Mauritius.

The craft market in particular is a hive of activity with a wonderful ambiance where you are sure to find a lot of souvenirs for the family back home.

Another place to visit is the Port Louis central market – the market is a fun place to visit and the ideal place to find many local made products, textiles, Mauritian spices, fruits and many souvenirs for very cheap prices. In your free time you can stroll the city streets and see several sightseeing attractions such as The Anglican and Catholic cathedrals, the main city Mosque, Chinatown, the Supreme Court house, the 18th century Barracks and the Natural History Museum (free entry).


What to bring/wear:
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  • Swimming costume and a towel for Undersea Walk

Food & Beverages
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As part of this tour, we offer you to enjoy a delicious lunch and a unique dining experience at the beautiful Fangourin restaurant situated inside the sugar estate. With its perfectly preserved vegetation, its picturesque pond with lush greenery and geese, the restaurant offers a stress free environment conducive to relaxation. The Fangourin cuisine is inspired from unique flavors while maintaining a rich Mauritian culinary heritage. The restaurant quickly became renowned thanks to its unique setting and colorful and gourmet cuisine.

You have the freedom to choose from 3 possible set menus

(all set menus are identical except for the main dish which is different as part of each menu)


Comments & Notes
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The shopping complex and markets in Port Louis are closed on Sunday.

Notes for Undersea Walk:

  • Total time of the excursion is approx. one and half hours (walk itself takes about 25 minutes)
  • The underwater walk is suitable for all people aged from 7 years old (accompanied by an adult)
  • Wetsuits and plastic shoes are available and provided free of charge
  • Glasses or contact lenses may be worn during these excursions (you will not get your head wet)
  • Participants do not need to know how to swim
  • This activity is not recommended for pregnant women.
  • Non-Diving Visitors are welcome aboard (subject to extra cost)

Prices
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Transportation

As part of this day package, it is compulsory to book for the transport service as well and below, please find the prices breakdowns

The Transportation prices are per vehicle (and not per person). You can choose the vehicle type according to the number of passengers in your group.

Private Daily Tour in a family Car (for up to 4 people) 79 Euros
Private Daily Tour in a 6 Seater vehicle (for up to 6 people) 85 Euros
Private Daily Tour in a Minivan (up to 10 people) 115 Euros

The transportation charges are per vehicle (and not per person) referring to the number of passengers applicable for each vehicle type.

Excursions & Entry Tickets Packages

When ordering this day package you benefit from a special discounted package price on these trips and excursions.

Included in the price Underwater Sea Walk Adventure, visit and tour of the Sugar Estate and Museum, visit of the botanical garden and visit and tour of Port Louis, entry tickets to all the sights.

The special discounted price for this package

Price per Adult 49 Euros
Price per Child (ages 7-12) 45 Euros

Extras for Undersea Walk:

Non - Diving accompanying participants can join onboard the underwater sea walk diving platform and accompany their diving partners 15 Euros /Participant

Lunch Menu

Menu A 24 Euros /Person
Menu B 28 Euros /Person
Menu C 32 Euros /Person

 


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94% Level of Satisfaction Based on 3 reviews

| reviewed by Hayley Cresswell – United Kingdom | April 08, 2019

Great experience


| reviewed by Luke Vella – Malta | July 28, 2017
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Very good driver named dave take care of the man hes very good


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