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Explore Mauritius

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Deposit Deposit 25%. Balance due 12 weeks before departure
"Mauritius was made first and then heaven, heaven being copied after Mauritius" - Mark Twain. Discover why Mauritius is heaven on earth.
Suited to
Families, Couples, Individuals, Groups
Difficulty
No previous experience required
Nights onboard
7
Vessel type
Lagoon 440 Catamaran
Vessel length
44 ft
Skipper
Yes
Berth Style
Modern double cabin with air-con
Insurance Required
Yes

Discover the luxurious beaches and crystal clear water of Mauritius and dive deep into the bubbling culture

7 Nights: Various dates January - December

Fr £981 per double cabin

Escape to Mauritius and enjoy the quintessential week in paradise. Lounge on beaches at Mon Choisy and Tamarin, and see the sugar museum and the famous Garden of Pamplemousses. Snorkel off Coin de Mire and perhaps even meet some dolphins at the bay of Grand Rivière Noir.

Superior cabin upgrades available.

DAY 1: RIVIERE NOIRE – LAGON DU MORNE
Arrival in Mauritius and welcome on your catamaran at La Balise Marina in Rivière Noire, located south-west of the island. Boarding at 13h00 (01:00 pm), for a briefing on safety and the program of the cruise. Departure to the lagoon of Benitier, only half an hour sailing away. You will spend the afternoon in this beautiful spot will admire the sunset and pending clear weather conditions you will even have the chance to see the high summit of Reunion Island on the horizon.

DAY 2: LAGON DU MORNE – MONT CHOISY
When you wake up your guide will offer you to go and meet dolphins on a motorboat, if you booked the excursions package. Back to the catamaran, after breakfast, the crew will set sail to the lagoon of Mont Choisy. You will enjoy the rest of the day in this wonderful mooring. The beautiful beach shaded by filaos welcomes you for an idyllic swimming. Enjoy another sunset with the Moka mountain range in the background.

DAY 3: MONT CHOISY – CAP MALHEUREUX
After breakfast, relax and take advantage of the beautiful lagoon of Mont Choisy: swimming, snorkelling, kayaking.
If you booked the excursions package, you will have the opportunity to visit the museum of sugar and the Garden of Pamplemousses. You will discover the lush vegetation and exceptional flora of this oldest botanical garden of the southern hemisphere and understand of the importance of the culture of sugar canes for the history of the island of Mauritius. After this excursion, the catamaran will sail north, and depending on the meteorological conditions, will moor at the bottom of Coin de Mire cliff or in Merville lagoon for a snorkelling session.
The itinerary will stop for the night at Grand Baie, a reputed beach resort which nightlife you may choose to discover unless you prefer to spend a quiet evening on board.

DAY 4: GRAND BAIE – CAP MALHEUREUX
On Saturday morning, Grand Baie will wake up as slowly as you will. After a well-deserved sleep-in and a rich breakfast, you will take advantage of this morning to discover Grand Baie shops and stroll at your own rhythm.
On this 4th day, the Morne Dream cruise passengers will disembark and we’ll welcome the guest boarding for the Gabriel Dream cruise.
Your catamaran will sail to the very north of the island and will stop in Cap Malheureux bay for the night, with the famous red-roofed church as a sentinel.

DAY 5: CAP MALHEUREUX – ILOT GABRIEL
This morning you will have the opportunity to visit the Domaine de Labourdonnais Sugar Estate with its castle and its beautiful gardens, old orchards and rum factory (in the excursions package). On your way back you will be amazed by your visit to a world-renowned factory of model boats.
After lunch on board, you will start sailing to L’Ile Plate and Ilot Gabriel. Depending on the meteorological conditions you will stop for snorkelling in the bay of Palissades or in the west coast of L’Ile Plate.
Your catamaran will then moor in the lagoon of Ilot Gabriel. You will spent the afternoon as a Robinson Crusoe, discovering the beauty, the seclusion and the quietness of this mooring located in the middle of the blue lagoon, between L’Ile Plate and Ilot Gabriel.

DAY 6: ILOT GABRIEL – RIVIERE NOIRE
After an early swim and a beautiful morning in these secluded islands, we will sail south-west to the bay of Rivière Noire.
Quiet night on the anchor in this fine fishermen village now converted into a favoured touristic location. A nice bay, protected from the winds by a majestic mountain range will be your scenery for the night.

DAY 7: RIVIERE NOIRE
After a hearty breakfast, during the optional excursion, you will visit the village of Chamarel where you will discover the magic of the coloured earths and the fantastic view on the lagoon. You will then visit a rum distillery and enjoy a delicious typical lunch.
Then your catamaran will sail in this southern part of the island so that you can explore snorkelling and swimming spots. Depending on the sea, you will either disembark on the mythical beach of Tamarin or discover the mouth of Rempart river with a sea kayak..
After this active day, you will spend a quiet night at La Balise Marina, ready to pack your souvenirs and the wonderful memories of this cruise.

DAY 8: RIVIERE NOIRE
Disembarkation after lunch at 8h00 am.

OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS PACKAGE
(Including transfers from the yacht to the excursion place and return.
Price valid for a participation of at least 4 persons)

– Day 2: Dolphins watching from a craft.

– Day 3: Visit of the Pamplemousses Garden + Sugar Estate museum

– Day 5: Visit of Labourdonnais Sugar Estate with its castle in nature

– Day 7 : Excursion in Chamarel with its coloured earth, visit of a rum distillery and lunch

  • Accommodation in double standard or superior air-conditioned cabin with private bathroom
  • (A/C in service from 8.00 am to 10.00 pm)
  • Full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • Service of the crew: 2 persons (captain, steward/cook)
  • 2 sets of linen, towels and beach towels per person/week
  • Consumables for the yacht (diesel, fuel and water)
  • Insurance for the yacht and the passengers
  • Water sports on board: snorkelling equipment and sea kayak
  • Airfares
  • Beverages, soft and alcoholic beverages
  • Transfers airport – base – airport (optional)
  • Cash box (mandatory): 150 Euros per person per cruise payable on spot upon arrival
  • Excursion package (Optional): 40 Euros per person Payable upon booking

Fly to Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport, Mauritius

Fly from Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport, Mauritius

DAY 1: RIVIERE NOIRE – LAGON DU MORNE
Arrival in Mauritius and welcome on your catamaran at La Balise Marina in Rivière Noire, located south-west of the island. Boarding at 13h00 (01:00 pm), for a briefing on safety and the program of the cruise. Departure to the lagoon of Benitier, only half an hour sailing away. You will spend the afternoon in this beautiful spot will admire the sunset and pending clear weather conditions you will even have the chance to see the high summit of Reunion Island on the horizon.

DAY 2: LAGON DU MORNE – MONT CHOISY
When you wake up your guide will offer you to go and meet dolphins on a motorboat, if you booked the excursions package. Back to the catamaran, after breakfast, the crew will set sail to the lagoon of Mont Choisy. You will enjoy the rest of the day in this wonderful mooring. The beautiful beach shaded by filaos welcomes you for an idyllic swimming. Enjoy another sunset with the Moka mountain range in the background.

DAY 3: MONT CHOISY – CAP MALHEUREUX
After breakfast, relax and take advantage of the beautiful lagoon of Mont Choisy: swimming, snorkelling, kayaking.
If you booked the excursions package, you will have the opportunity to visit the museum of sugar and the Garden of Pamplemousses. You will discover the lush vegetation and exceptional flora of this oldest botanical garden of the southern hemisphere and understand of the importance of the culture of sugar canes for the history of the island of Mauritius. After this excursion, the catamaran will sail north, and depending on the meteorological conditions, will moor at the bottom of Coin de Mire cliff or in Merville lagoon for a snorkelling session.
The itinerary will stop for the night at Grand Baie, a reputed beach resort which nightlife you may choose to discover unless you prefer to spend a quiet evening on board.

DAY 4: GRAND BAIE – CAP MALHEUREUX
On Saturday morning, Grand Baie will wake up as slowly as you will. After a well-deserved sleep-in and a rich breakfast, you will take advantage of this morning to discover Grand Baie shops and stroll at your own rhythm.
On this 4th day, the Morne Dream cruise passengers will disembark and we’ll welcome the guest boarding for the Gabriel Dream cruise.
Your catamaran will sail to the very north of the island and will stop in Cap Malheureux bay for the night, with the famous red-roofed church as a sentinel.

DAY 5: CAP MALHEUREUX – ILOT GABRIEL
This morning you will have the opportunity to visit the Domaine de Labourdonnais Sugar Estate with its castle and its beautiful gardens, old orchards and rum factory (in the excursions package). On your way back you will be amazed by your visit to a world-renowned factory of model boats.
After lunch on board, you will start sailing to L’Ile Plate and Ilot Gabriel. Depending on the meteorological conditions you will stop for snorkelling in the bay of Palissades or in the west coast of L’Ile Plate.
Your catamaran will then moor in the lagoon of Ilot Gabriel. You will spent the afternoon as a Robinson Crusoe, discovering the beauty, the seclusion and the quietness of this mooring located in the middle of the blue lagoon, between L’Ile Plate and Ilot Gabriel.

DAY 6: ILOT GABRIEL – RIVIERE NOIRE
After an early swim and a beautiful morning in these secluded islands, we will sail south-west to the bay of Rivière Noire.
Quiet night on the anchor in this fine fishermen village now converted into a favoured touristic location. A nice bay, protected from the winds by a majestic mountain range will be your scenery for the night.

DAY 7: RIVIERE NOIRE
After a hearty breakfast, during the optional excursion, you will visit the village of Chamarel where you will discover the magic of the coloured earths and the fantastic view on the lagoon. You will then visit a rum distillery and enjoy a delicious typical lunch.
Then your catamaran will sail in this southern part of the island so that you can explore snorkelling and swimming spots. Depending on the sea, you will either disembark on the mythical beach of Tamarin or discover the mouth of Rempart river with a sea kayak..
After this active day, you will spend a quiet night at La Balise Marina, ready to pack your souvenirs and the wonderful memories of this cruise.

DAY 8: RIVIERE NOIRE
Disembarkation after lunch at 8h00 am.

OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS PACKAGE
(Including transfers from the yacht to the excursion place and return.
Price valid for a participation of at least 4 persons)

– Day 2: Dolphins watching from a craft.

– Day 3: Visit of the Pamplemousses Garden + Sugar Estate museum

– Day 5: Visit of Labourdonnais Sugar Estate with its castle in nature

– Day 7 : Excursion in Chamarel with its coloured earth, visit of a rum distillery and lunch