Submarine & Underwater Scooter - Underwater Package
This package offers you to discover the underwater world of Mauritius travelling 35m deep underwater on-board the submarine as well as piloting your Underwater Scooter for a unique marine adventure.
This is the ideal underwater package for all you non-divers looking to explore and experience the remarkable underwater marine world for the first time.
The Submarine Excursion:
Enjoy a dream adventure going underwater to 35 meters depth on board of a real submarine. You will cruise along the reef and view the corals from very close, explore the local rich marine life, visit the ship wreck of the famous Star Hope cruiser, and discover a 17th century anchor on the bottom of the ocean. At 35 meters undersea, you may see some rare species and will explore the underwater world of Mauritius like on safari trip.
The Underwater Scooter Adventure:
Pilot your own underwater submarine scooter by yourself or as a couple to 3-4 meters depth in full safety for a unique experience! Comfortably seated one behind the other (one or two people can ride the scooter together), on height adjustable seats, you can breathe normally inside a big broad common transparent and panoramic glass dome and enjoy a 360 degrees panoramic view. You will enjoy a full view of the reef and of the marine life of Mauritius and will discover its marine flora and fauna piloting your own underwater scooter.
- Discover the underwater world from within, and make your fantasies come true.
- You will get to pilot your own underwater submarine scooter by yourself or as a couple to 3-4 meters depth in full safety, and enjoy a unique experience in the World!
- You will enter the world of the underwater wonders and explore coral reefs, multicolored marine life, ship wrecks dating back to the 18th and 19th centuries.
- Experience a dream adventure going underwater to 35 meters depth on board of a real submarine.
- Have delicious lunch (either lunch buffet or a la carte) at Le Grand Bleu hotel
When ordering the Submarine & Underwater Scooter Package you benefit special discounted package price on these trips and excursions.Also, you get to enjoy a complimentary lunch !
Lunch Menu (at Le Grand Bleu Hotel)
As part of the Submarine & Underwater Scooter Package you will enjoy lunch served at the Grand Bleu Hotel. The lunch will be either "A La Carte" consisting of a starter, main course and a dessert, or a buffet lunch.
About the Submarine
It is air-conditioned with transparent-glassed cabin for clear views of the extraordinary underwater world. It is designed so each passenger has individual observation window for viewing outside. There is also a camera situated on the submarine’s bridge projecting great views from outside through a TV screen located inside the submarine, giving you an additional view of the marine life.
About the Underwater submarine scooter
It is very easy to pilot, with a steering wheel, two accelerator pedals and a single button, controlling the depth level. Comfortably seated one behind the other (one or two people can ride together), on height adjustable seats, you can breathe normally inside a big broad common transparent and panoramic glass dome and enjoy a 360 degrees panoramic view. Air inside the cabin (head cupola) is permanently regenerated, and there is a backup air system for maximum safety. The cabin is also equipped with an alarm button which you can use anytime to draw the attention of the divers accompanying you.
All submarines and scooters are approved and certified by the international authorities for design and safety at sea.
As part of the Submarine & Underwater Scooter - Underwater Package you will enjoy:
- Submarine Excursion
- Underwater Scooter Adventure
- Lunch at the Grand Bleu Hotel
- An individual certificate signed by the submarine pilot certifying your experience on the submarine.
- Full briefing about the easy control of the underwater scooter
- A diving suit provided for warmth and full safety.
- A motor boat transfer to the main platform for the Submarine and the Scooter adventure
Operating Days: All Days
Activity Time: several times a day (between 08:30 - 16:30)
Duration of the activities:
- Submarine: 40 - 50 minutes will be underwater
- Underwater Scooter adventure: 2 hours of which about 40 minutes underwater (the activity also includes boat transfer, full briefing, preparation and break for refreshments).
- Submarine: 10 participants in 1 submarine
- Underwater Scooter adventure: Groups of up to 4 scooters (up to 8 people in total).
Bring along: Your own bathing towel, shorts or swimwear and on the scooter it is wise to wear flat-heeled shoes.
This Submarine trip is suitable for any age.
Other Safety requirements for the Underwater Scooter adventure:
- You have to be 8years or above to take part in this activity and in order to pilot the scooter you have to be above 16 years old
- The activity is accessible to anyone in good physical condition, not suffering from cardio vascular, hearing or respiratory problems
- Maximum client height: 2 meters
- It is not suitable for pregnant women