Crewed Charter in Mauritius
Welcome by the crew, finalise formalities, plan of navigation, organise on-board kitty, purchase of provisionning list, and installation on board. Dinner at leisure and over-night on board.
After a leisurely breakfast, set sail to Flat Island (approx. 2h). A halt at La Palissade, to discover one of the best diving sites of the island. If need be, you can be assisted by our PADI/CMAS diving instructor (on reservation). Lunch on board and relax on the beach. In the afternoon, move on to Ilot Gabriel (approx. 30mn), and anchor for the night. The mooring there is excellent. BBQ dinner under the stars and overnight at anchor.
Enjoy the wonderful swimmings conditions, and glorious clear water for snorkeling among thousands colourful fishes. A short run by tender, will take you to Flat Island. Follow the footpath to the light house for a picnic lunch. From up there, you will have a breathtaking view of the lagoon and its nearby surrounding islands. In the afternoon, set sail towards Gunner’s Coin Island and proceeds to Grand Bay (approx. 2h). Have dinner in one of the many restaurants of the bay and watch the village comes alive in the evening.
After breakfast, visit the north of the island and its places of interests including the Pamplemousses Botanical Garden. Lunch and shopping at the Sunset Boulevard. In the afternoon, sail towards Port-Louis, the capital city (approx. 2h). You will dock at the Caudan Waterfront Marina which is only minutes away from the buzzling city centre. Dinner at leisure in one of the restaurants of the port. Overnight on board.
Morning visit of the Port-Louis market and after lunch, cruise to Rivière Noire (approx. 3 h). Halt at Tamarin Bay for a swim with the dolphins. In the afternoon, watch the sun set while you cruise in Rivière Noire Bay and anchor for the night. Dinner at leisure and overnight on board.
After breakfast, depart for the excursion of your choice: discover the south of the island, visit a tea factory and enjoy a typical mauritian lunch in a old colonial house at Saint-Aubin. Or for the more sporty ones, a day cannyoneering in the Black River Gorges. Dinner and overnight on board.
Early departure for a half day sailing trip, on your way back the base. Take this opportunity to perfect your sailing skills or simply enjoy the beautiful scenery as you cruise along the west coast of the island. Arrival at the base by lunch time and disembark.