Exclusive Catamaran Cruise- Gabriel Island / Flat Island
Treat yourself and your family, friends and colleagues with a Private & Exclusive day cruise to Gabriel and/or Flat Islandfor a day full of sun and relaxation, enjoying delicious food, drinks and fun in total exclusivity on-board.
Once on-board, you will be served with a light breakfast after which your private cruise will depart from Grand Bay. The sailing time is around 1.5 hours before reaching Gabriel or Flat Island. As part of the private cruise you will sail through the crystal clear water of the lagoon, and then head to the open sea having breath-taking scenery all around. Once on Gabriel or Flat Island you will get to stay on the beautiful white sandy beach ad snorkel inside the lagoons.
A full delicious BBQ lunch buffet prepared specially for you will be set on the catamaran at around 12.30. After the lunch you can choose to stay on the catamaran, enjoy a sun bath, or enjoy some more snorkelling. All along, you will enjoy a personalised service from the boat crew and will keep you entertained for an exclusive and fun experience.
At around 14:30, time to leave and the expected arrival time back to Grand Bay is 16:00.
At around 12.30 you will enjoy full delicious BBQ lunch buffet set exclusively for you on the catamaran
What is Included? A lot! - (all included in price)
Breakfast: coffee, tea, croissant and “pain au chocolat”.
BBQ Lunch menu: Fish (Marlin, Tuna, Dorado), Chicken and Chicken sausages marinated in herbs and olive oil, Pasta salad, Rice salad, Mixed vegetables salad, Bread and Tropical Fruits.
Selection of drinks served throughout the day: water, juice, soft drinks (Diet Coke, Coke, Fanta, Sprite), cocktail, Rum, Beer, Wine (rose, red & white wine - served only during Lunch).
Note: If you are a vegetarian, please inform us before, so we can arrange the necessary additions to the lunch.
Also, as it is a Private cruise, in case you would like a special lunch, please let us know, we can make the necessary additions.
Flat Island: Also as “Île Plate” in French, it is located near the Round Island, at the extreme north of Mauritius, about 11 kilometers north of Cap Malheureux, the Mauritius' mainland's northernmost point. It houses one of the two working lighthouses in Mauritius. Flat Island (size of 253 hectares, is the largest of the northern islets) is mostly flat, but has a single hill topped by a lighthouse. The vegetation is heavily modified.
North of Flat Island is Pigeon Rock, a spectacular bare rock stack, were many seabirds come for nesting. Flat Island is a very popular venue for snorkelers, and also offers great dive sites. The island offers beautiful beaches with crystal clear turquoise water.
Gabriel Island: also known as Îlot Gabriel, it is located near the Round Island and the Flat island. The distance between Gabriel Island and Flat Island is only 750 meters. The size of the island is only 42 hectares, making it much smaller than Flat island, and the highest point is of 28 meters.
Gabriel Island is a protected natural reserve. In comparison to Flat Island, Gabriel Island has less Flora and vegetation.
As part of this full day cruise, the following is included:
- Full day cruise on a catamaran
- Private catamaran booked on exclusivity for you
- Visit to Flat island or Gabriel island
- BBQ lunch
- Drinks served throughout the day
- Personal boat crew at your service for the day
- Snorkelling break
- Snorkelling equipment
Operating Days: All Days
Activity Time: 8:45- 16:00
This catamaran cruise is suitable for any age.
Maximum number of participants on-board: 27
What to bring: We suggest bringing own towels, hats, sun block cream for sun protection, cameras and swimsuits.