Your full-day Adventure Catamaran Cruise to Ilot Gabriel, Flat island, Coin de mire begins with a complimentary hotel pick-up at your accommodation anywhere in Mauritius. You will meet and be greeted by our certified guide and after boarding to your comfortable vehicle, then set off to Grand Bay, a touristic and popular village nestled on the North Coast of Mauritius.
On our way to Grand Bay village, our guide will give you the Freshverde holidays’ bag where you will get your bottled water and some Mauritian dry snacks where you can enjoy eating on the marvelous island.
Arriving at Grand-Bay, you will board to your catamaran at 9:00 - 09.15 a.m from the beach of Grand-Bay to enjoy this memorable catamaran cruise from Grand-Bay to these magnificent 3 islands. Grand Bay beach is one of the most scenic spots of the island and undoubtedly worth a visit. The catamaran cruise starts at 09:30 a.m, departing from Grand-Bay on the North coast of Mauritius.
You will surely enjoy an unforgettable cruise experience on a 45-foot catamaran. Enjoy the turquoise blue water, the breathtaking views, the white sand beaches, the lagoon snorkeling and sea life, the delicious food, and the bar service. Relaxation and pleasure guaranteed throughout the day.
The crew members will make you live a wonderful time and they will be delighted to tell you local stories, jokes and also play local Mauritian music. Atmosphere guaranteed!
Then after, you will enjoy a welcome drink (juice, soft drink, coffee or tea as per your likings).
The catamaran will first head to Coin de Mire Island. After a 45 minutes cruise, you will reach the islet, Coin de Mire. There, the catamaran will anchor for about 30-45 minutes in the small lagoon of Coin de Mire where you will enjoy snorkeling, discovering the unique rich underwater world.
This is definitely a must trip for any snorkeling fan and for any visitor to Mauritius who is looking to discover the remarkable underwater marine world, home to some of the world's most breathtaking coral reefs and marine life ever to be seen.
Full with hundreds of bright-colored fish, the underwater world of Mauritius can be deemed a natural wonder, and Coin de Mire is the best place to discover this underwater wonder without the requirement of going diving.
The catamaran will depart from Coin de Mire at around 10:30 am and set sail for Flat Island.
Around 11:15 am you will arrive at Flat Island. You will get to stay on one of the picture-postcard beaches of Flat Island and enjoy swimming and snorkeling in the beautiful lagoon surrounding the Island. Now it is the time for relaxation and pleasure on the beautiful Flat Island.
At around noon lunch is served. You will get to enjoy a delicious lunch experience. Lunch consists of Garlic bread, green salad, cuscus salad, pasta salad, chicken skewers, BBQ fish fillet, and dessert. All the food is prepared by a skilled chef using fresh quality products.
After lunch, you will set sail to Gabriel Island. This island is very popular for these pristine beaches and turquoise water surrounding the island. As part of this cruise, you will spend in a beautiful lagoon where swimming and snorkeling are essential.
Sometimes during this excursion, you can see whales and dolphins. If this happens, the crew will stop the boat so that you can observe these beautiful mammals closely in their natural environment.
Of course, you can choose to relax on the beautiful white sand beach, sunbathe or stroll on the island. This wonderful paradise island is the perfect setting for relaxation and sun fans.
Around 15:00, you leave Gabriel Island and set sail for Grand Baie. During the return, you will enjoy light snacks, bar service, and music. The scheduled return time on Grand Bay is 16:00.
An added bonus for this tour is that you enjoy a selection of drinks including alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
Ilot Gabriel - is located near Ronde Island and Flat Island, in the extreme north of the island, about 10 kilometers from Cap Malheureux. The distance between Gabriel Island and Plate Island is only 750 meters. The size of the island is only 42 hectares making it a smaller island than Flat Island and the highest point is 28 meters.