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Full day catamaran cruise to Flat island in Mauritius

"The perfect settings for a romantic day cruise"

Full day catamaran cruise starting from Grand Bay

This catamaran cruise to Flat island targets people who prefer tranquillity and loneliness far from beaches overcrowd with tourists. Flat island is less frequented by visitors than Gabriel island.

This full day catamaran tour to Flat island is all about sailing in the deep blue sea, relax on a remote island, savour good foods and drinks, and enjoy lonely moments in a paradisiacal settings .

Flat island is an uninhabited island located around 12 kilometres from Cap Malheureux in the north of Mauritius and around 17 kilometres from Grand Bay. This island is mainly used as a leisure destination. Unlike ile-aux-cerfs and Gabriel island, this island is much bigger but with less visitors. It is mostly covered by wild endemic plants and filaos trees. Due to the distance separating it from the motherland, guests can expect to spend idyllic hours in an unpolluted romantic environment.

The destination of this catamaran cruise to Flat island in Mauritius is the less crowded than Gabriel island and ile aux cerfs. Guests can expect to enjoy loneliness on large area of nice white sandy beach. Same for its lagoon. It is the perfect place to be to relax and enjoy a piece of heaven on earth paradise far from daily life’s stress. .

Creatures such as flying fishes, turtles and dolphins are often seen during sailing well as on the island lots of straw-tail birds can be seen soaring in the blue sky above the boats. The lagoon of Flat island is a heaven for snorkelers to discover a wide variety of corals and a multitude of coloured fishes.

Transfers for catamaran cruise.

Our rate do not include transfer. Transfers can be organize, on demand, at extra charge.

Lunch during catamaran cruise.

Meal include barbecued fish, chicken and chicken sausage accompany by rice, pasta, bread cooked and raw salads. Season fruits for dessert.

Drinks during catamaran cruise.

Local beers, wine, rum, punch, water and other non-alcoholic fizzy drinks available at will throughout the day.

Special meal request.

We provide vegetarian meal on demand. Client with special needs must inform us about it with sufficient time prior to cruise date so that we can bring necessary modification.

Program (7 hours)

Participants are expected to be in Grand bay at latest 8h30 for payment procedures and boarding.

Boarding starts at 9h00 on Grand Bay public beach. A shuttle will transfer clients to the catamaran. Once onboard, after a briefing by the captain about the cruise, the catamaran will sail for around 1:30 hours towards Flat island. At Flat island guests will have free time to enjoy the beach, snorkeling and sunbathing. A delicious barbecued lunch will be served on the island. After lunch, particpants will enjoy free time on the island to enjoy the beach and lagoon.

Free time on the island will last till 14:30 after which participants will re-embark to sail back to Grand Bay.

Depending on the planning of the day but also with the agreement of all participants, the captain can decide to leave Flat island earlier than schedule to make a last stop for snorkeling near the Gunner’s Coin also known as “Le Coin de Mire”. Snorkeling near the Gunner’s coin is just amazing with its wide variety of marine fauna!

*Due to circumstances beyond our control, the program below can be slightly modified without notice

  • 1

    Morning activities

    Boarding. Start to sail to Flat island. Navigate near the Gunners' Coin island to have a look at the "Trou Madame". Arrive at destination. Briefing. Transfer to the island by shuttle. Free time on the island

  • 2

    Lunch time

    Lunch time on the island where you will enjoy a nice barbecued meal and the open bar in the beautiful paradise environment.

  • 3

    Enjoy snorkeling

    Free time to enjoy the island and the lagoon

  • 4

    Sailing back

    Back to the shuttle. Participants re-embark to sail back to departure point. End of catamaran cruise to Flat island


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Safia – July 05, 2016:

This catamaran cruise to Gabriel island is definitively the trip to do. Excellent organisation. The skippers were very professional.

Johan – December 08, 2016:

I enjoyed their live music and dancing “Li tourné li tourné”

Dag – June 25, 2017:

What a wonderful day. Would surely do it again if I return back to Mauritius.

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By public bus /Rented car

Contact us for more information if you prefer to come to us by public bus or by a rented car .

By our bus

Our rate do not include road transfer. Please arrange your own. Alternatively, we can organize it at extra charge.

By Taxi

Your taxi driver will know where to drop you off. Else, ask to call us.

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