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NB: The indicated price is per person, in a double cabin.
Minimum booking: 2 people in a double cabin.
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This five-day cruise peaks at Ilot Gabriel, where you’ll explore the perfectly secluded lagoon.
At the bay of Rivière Noire, visit a fishing village surrounded by mountains.
This cruise also offers an optional excursion to a rum factory and the Labourdonnais Sugar Estate castle and grounds.
In the evening retire to your premium double cabin with a private bathroom and dine on meals prepared by your own chef. You’ll be in the best hands with your crew and Captain.
Day 1: GRAND BAIE – CAP MALHEUREUX
Arrival in Mauritius and welcome on your catamaran in the small bay of Cap Malheureux, located at the very north of the island. Boarding at 12h00 (noon), for a briefing on safety and the program of the cruise. After lunch, your catamaran will head on the very north of the island and will stop at Cap Malheureux bay for the night, with the famous red-roofed church as a sentinel.
Day 2: CAP MALHEUREUX – ILOT GABRIEL
This morning you will have the opportunity to visit the Domaine de Labourdonnais Sugar Estate with its castle and its beautiful gardens, old orchards and rum factory (in the excursions package). On your way back you will be amazed by your visit of a world-renowned factory of model boats
. After lunch on board, you will start sailing to L’Ile Plate and Ilot Gabriel. Depending on the meteorological conditions you will stop for snorkelling in the bay of Palissades or in the west coast of L’Ile Plate.
Your catamaran will then moor in the lagoon of Ilot Gabriel. You will spent the afternoon as a Robinson Crusoe, discovering the beauty, the seclusion and the quietness of this mooring located in the middle of blue lagoon, between L’Ile Plate and Ilot Gabriel.
Day 3: ILOT GABRIEL – RIVIERE NOIRE
After an early swim and a beautiful morning in these secluded islands, we will sail south west to the bay of Rivière Noire.
Quiet night on the anchor in this fine fishermen village now converted into a favoured touristic location. A nice bay, protected from the winds by a majestic mountain range will be your scenery for the night.
Day 4: RIVIERE NOIRE
After a hearty breakfast, during the optional excursion you will visit the village of Chamarel where you will discover the magic of the coloured earths and the fantastic view on the lagoon. You will then visit a rum distillery and enjoy a delicious typical lunch.
Then your catamaran will sail in this southern part of the island so that you can explore snorkelling and swimming spots. Depending on the sea, you will either disembark on the mythical beach of Tamarin or discover the mouth of Rempart river with a sea kayak.
After this active day you will spend a quiet night at La Balise Marina, ready to pack your souvenirs and the wonderful memories of this cruise.
Day 5 : RIVIERE NOIRE
Disembarkation after breakfast at 8h00 am.
OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS PACKAGE : 165 € per person
(Including transfers from the yacht to the excursion place and return. Price valid for a participation of at least 4 persons)
Day 4 : Excursion in Chamarel with its colored earth, visit of a rum distillery and lunch
Note: This itinerary is subject to change depending on meteorological and technical conditions. The above-mentioned navigation times are based on an average speed of 6 knots. Navigation times may vary depending on sea and weather conditions. The shipowner reserves the right to allocate another type of catamaran offering the same conditions of comfort and service.
Our trip starts here
Cap Malheureux, Mauritius
Saturday 4 January from 13:00 until Saturday 4 January at 13:00
Our trip ends here
Rivière Noire, Mauritius
Wednesday 8 January from 8:00 until Wednesday 8 January at 8:00
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Other important information
Special reimbursement conditions In case of cancellation request the following rules apply for the refund: * Within 90 days before departure date: 65% of the paid price returned * Between 89 and 60 days before departure date: 40% of the paid price returned * Between 59 and 30 days before departure date: 15% of the paid price returned * Less than 29 days before departure date: no refund Price Includes Accommodation in air conditioned double cabin with private bathroom (A/C in service from 8.00 am to 10.00 pm) Full board (breakfast, lunch, diner) Service of the crew : 2 persons (captain, steward/cook) 1 set of linen,towels and beach towels per person/week Consumables for the yacht (diesel, fuel and water) Insurance for the yacht and the passengers Water sports on board : snorkelling equipment, sea kayak. Price not include Airfares Transfers Extra beverages, soft and alcoholic drinks that are not included in the full board. Cash box (mandatory): 105 Euros per person per cruise payable in cash on spot upon arrival Excursions package (optional) : 165 Euros per person (price valid for a participation of at least 4 persons), payable on spot Details about the cash box b> The onboard counter includes, depending on the destinations: Payment of entrance fees for natural parks Tourist taxes and for landing on the islands Stops expenses in the ports Possible additional supply of water for shower, fuel, gas and fresh products, etc.
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Included in the price.
- Meals onboard
- Final cleaning
- Mooring fees
- Drinks onboard
Not included in the price.
- Meals/drinks consumed ashore
- Trip from and to embarkment/disembarkment port
To be paid onboard.
The estimated expenses for the rest of the holiday are approximately 150-200€ per person.