Water activity

Mauritius: Full-Day Speedboat Tour to Ile aux Cerfs & BBQ

Activity provider: Angel Cruises Mauritius

Mauritius: Full-Day Speedboat Tour to Ile aux Cerfs & BBQ

Activity provider: Angel Cruises Mauritius

From US$ 130.82 per person

Come and see the best of Mauritius. Visit the islands bordering the east coast lagoon and see the lighthouse, Île aux Cerfs Island and wrecks on the coral reef. You will also have the chance to snorkel in crystal clear waters.

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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French
Pickup optional
Please contact the local partner to confirm the pickup time and location. The driver will pick you up at your accommodation or designated pickup location.
Private group available

Experience

Highlights
  • See the most important sights of Mauritius
  • Snorkel in clear waters to see tropical fish
  • Visit the Lighthouse Island
  • Travel along the Grand River to reach its waterfall
  • Enjoy a BBQ in the sand on Île aux Cerfs
Full description

Spend a full day discovering the beautiful island paradise of Mauritius by speedboat. Depart at 09:30 am and after a short while, stop to swim and snorkel in the crystal clear waters. Enjoy the underwater marine life and swim amongst superb corals and brightly colored tropical fish. Continue sailing and see the d' Alblair shipwreck of 1902 on the coral barrier, and make a brief stop at the old Lighthouse island. Afterward, the speed boat will take you along the east coast and then upstream along the Grand River (the longest river in Mauritius), ending at a beautiful waterfall. Next, a BBQ of grilled chicken and fish will be served on one of the picture-postcard beaches: Île aux Cerfs Island. Île aux Cerfs Island. Here you will have the time to relax and enjoy a swim before you cruise to the last stop at Ile aux Aigrettes. At Ile aux Aigrettes you will enjoy a last drink in a natural swimming pool accompanied by an abundance of starfishes. On board, during the whole day soft drinks, local beer and rum will be available. Arrival back at the beach of Shandrani Hotel is around 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM.

Includes
  • Full-day speedboat tour
  • Soft drinks: Orangina, Coca Cola, water
  • Alcoholic drinks: local beer and rum
  • BBQ on Ile aux Cerfs
  • Snorkeling equipment
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask
    • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
    • Masks are required while indoors
    • Masks are strongly recommended for anyone indoors regardless of vaccination status. Unvaccinated participants are required to wear a mask while indoors

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    Meeting point

    Meet on the beach of the Shandrani Beachcomber Resort & Spa. To find parking, take the small rocky road on your left on the side of the hotel.

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Sunglasses
    • Hat
    • Towel
    • Sunscreen

    Know before you go

    • A vegetarian lunch is possible on request.
    • The trip/date can be modified according to the weather forecast.
    • Please wear comfortable footwear, and bring your sunglasses, suncream, a towel and your swimsuit.
    • You should also bring your camera if you wish to take photographs of the spectacular scenery.
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.9 /5

    based on 127 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.9/5
    • Transportation
      4.9/5
    • Value for money
      4.6/5
    • Safety
      4.4/5

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    Wonderful experience, even though the private transfer we booked was 1 hour late from the pick-up time it didn’t matter at all in the end. We had a wonderful time and saw so many beautiful tropical corners. The big highlight was the wonderful lunch at the beach, everything was organized smoothly and we got to just sit eat and relax. If you want to explore many highlights in addition to Ile au Cerfs this is where you have to book. The crew in the boat was very entertaining and they also explained everything that we saw from the boat.

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    November 3, 2022

    After the greeting, we slowly started to leave the bay. You could already see the many coral reefs, where there was a snorkeling stop later. A short visit to the old lighthouse island and the drive past the old shipwreck were interesting stops. The guides provided a lot of insight into the history and the area. On the Île aux Cerfs there was a three-course menu that was really delicious. On the way back we stopped before the Île aux Aigrettes for a swim in the bright turquoise water.

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    October 23, 2022

    We had a great day on the speedboat. The organization and the team were great. The group size (6 people) perfect. There was a small safety briefing at the beginning of the tour. Our guide told us a lot about the different spots. Our highlight was the snorkel spot. The barbecue was delicious. We highly recommend the tour :-)

    October 12, 2022

    Product ID: 141261