Exclusive West Coast Catamaran Dolphins Cruise
- Full day cruise on a catamaran
- Private catamaran booked on exclusivity for you
- Visit to Benitiers’ island and Crystal Rock
- Light Breakfast and BBQ lunch prepared specially for you
- Drinks served during the day
- Personal crew at your service for the day
- Snorkelling break and Snorkelling equipment
8:45 - 15:30
Conditions & Additional info
Minimum age: This catamaran cruise is suitable for any age.
Maximum number of participants on-board: 26
Reservations should be made enough time in advance as this is a very popular cruise, especially during weekends.
Mauritian ID card or Resident permit must be shown upon arrival.
What to bring: We suggest bringing your own towel, hats, t-shirts and sun block cream for sun protection, cameras and swimsuits
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Charter a Private catamaran cruise to see Dolphins on the west coast including a visit to Crystal rock and Benitiers Island.
This private cruise starts at 08:45 am, with a light breakfastserved on-board, followed by a short pre-departure briefing by the boat’s captain. Cruising to Tamarin Bay area, you can encounter dolphins in their natural habitat. You will then sail along the coral reefs to the lagoon of La Preneuse, stopping on the way for snorkelling breaks in key locations. The trip continues with the visit of Crystal Rock with spectacular views of the Rempart Mountain, the Black River mountain range, and of the magnificent Le Morne Mountain.
Stopping in front of Benitiers Island, the personal crew for the day will set up the buffet on the catamaran especially for you to enjoy a delicious BBQ lunch. After lunch you can enjoy some relaxation time- walk along the beach of Benitiers Island or explore the lagoon.
Following the visit to Benitiers Island, your private catamaran will cruise back to Tamarin. Expected arrival time to Tamarin is 15:30 pm.
Before going on Benitiers Island, you will enjoy a delicious BBQ lunch buffet set on the catamaran especially for you.
The lunch menu consists of: fresh fish, chicken, chicken sausage, rice, pasta salads, a selection of vegetables salads and a dessert.
Selection of complimentary drinks during the day: alcoholic (beer, rum, cocktails, wine) and non-alcoholic beverages
Note: If you are a vegetarian, please inform us before, so we can arrange the necessary additions to the lunch.
Also, upon request, we can arrange for any special additions to the lunch as it is a private cruise.
A little information about Dolphins in Mauritius:
In Mauritius, the dolphins live in pods of about 20 individuals or more and can be observed swimming from Tamarin Bay (on the west coast of Mauritius), on their way to the deep sea off the coast of the Le Morne peninsula.
The most common dolphins in Mauritius are the Bottlenose Dolphin and the Spinner Dolphin. The Bottlenose Dolphin and the Spinner Dolphin have chosen the West Coast of Mauritius their place for rest and sleep before heading for the deep sea for their fishing.
About the catamaran
It is a spacious and stable catamaran vessel, 40 feet long, built for comfort, safety, ease of viewing and performance. It has large (and very popular!) flat decks and trampolines for lounging in the sun, a huge shaded cockpit with seating for all passengers. It is equipped with all-modern navigational instruments and safety devices to ensure passenger safety. The catamarans, with their large open seating areas on deck and at the front and rear, are uniquely designed for sunset viewing, photograph taking and socializing. They also have a bar facility, a top-of-the-line stereo system and a tasteful music collection.