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Price Per Person

USD 95
Country: Mauritius
City: Grand Baie
Duration: 7 Hour(s) - 0 Minute(s)
Tour Category: Speed Boat

Package Itinerary

Speed Boat Trip to Gabriel Island & Coin de Mire Island

Enjoy a fun and exciting full day speed boat full day trip to the beautiful Gabriel Island cruising in high speed and in maximum comfort in a beautiful 28 feet speed boat.

As part of this trip you will experience sailing through the crystal clear water, breathtaking scenery all around, stay on the beautiful white sand beaches, snorkel inside the lagoons of Gabriel Island, explore the local marine line at one of Mauritius’ best dive/snorkeling sights – the Coin de Mire Island, and enjoy delicious food and bar services on Gabriel Island. This cruise is all about making sure you have a full day of fun, excitement and discovery of Mauritius breathtaking natural beauty.

The Gabriel Island Speed boat trip includes:

Full day trip to Gabriel Island in a beautiful 28 feet speed boat to Gabriel Island
Snorkeling break at Coin de Mire Island
Non-stop supply of complimentary drinks served on the Gabriel Island
BBQ lunch buffet served on Gabriel Island
Cruise description:

The speed boat trip departs at 09:00 from the very center of Grand Bay at the North of Mauritius. From Grand Bay, you will cruise inside the bay and along the lagoon proceeding all the way to Gabriel Island, a natural paradise island.

On the way, you will be able to admire the scenic beauty of Grand Bay, Pereybere and Cap Malheureux. While cruising closely along the side of Gunner’s Quoin (Coin de Mire), you will be amazed by the wildlife, namely the Paille en Queue bird and other species.

During the cruise you will enjoy the breathtaking scenery along the way of the Mauritius coastline and of the crystal clear water all around, and feel the adrenaline pumps as you fly high speed on the waves with wind in your hair.

Unlike other sailing trips to Gabriel Island which takes about 1:30 – 1:45 hours, the speed boat trip to Gabriel Island takes only about 25-30 minutes, making it an ideal alternative for both those suffering from sea sick and for anyone looking for a fun and exciting cruising experience in high speed.

Upon arrival to Gabriel Island you will be guided to the Island’s main beach and could benefit full access to all the beach facilities such as the beach bar, the sitting lounge, dinning area and many more.

The island is most famous for if its beautiful unspoiled beaches, with crystal clear water surrounding the entire island. This is the ideal place to enjoy sunbathing, swimming or snorkeling.

At around 12:30 you will enjoy full delicious BBQ lunch buffet provided at the Gabriel Island beach restaurant. The lunch menu consists of fresh fish, chicken and a selection of salads. If you are a vegetarian, please advice us before, so we can arrange the necessary additions to the lunch.

As part of the cruise you will pass by an amazing lagoon, where swimming and snorkeling are a must.

Sometimes during this excursion you will be able to see whales as well as dolphins. If this will happen, the crew will stop the boat, in order for you to observe these great animals from close in their natural environment.

Of course you can choose to stay on the beautiful white sand beaches, enjoy a sun bath or a nice walk on the Island. This amazing paradise island is the perfect setting for a relaxing day of sun worship.

This is no doubt a great place to enjoy a day of relaxation and fun on one of the picture-postcard beaches or enjoy swimming and snorkeling in the sea.

At around 14:45, you will leave Gabriel Island, heading to Coin de Mire Island for you enjoy snorkeling in one of Mauritius best snorkeling sights. At Coin de Mire you could see hundreds of fish in variety of colors as well as see the well preserved coral reef. This is a must place to snorkel for anyone looking to discover Mauritius marine life.

Then after, the speed boat will continue cruising in speed back to Grand Bay. Expected arrival time back to Grand Bay is 16:30.

Day Itinerary:

09h00 - Departure Cruise will route towards Coin de Mire Island
09h30 - Anchoring in the lagoon Gabriel Island
09h45 - Free time for visiting the island or snorkelling
12h30 - Lunch on the island
13h00 - Free time for visiting the island or snorkelling
14h45 - Leave Gabriel Island cruising to Coin de Mire Island
15h15 - Snorkeling stop at Coin de Mire
16h00 - Arrival at Sunset Boulevard
About Gabriel Island:

Known also as Îlot Gabriel, Gabriel Island is located near the Round Island and the Flat island, at the extreme north of Mauritius, about 10 kilometers north of Cap Malheureux and 15km north east of Grand Bay.
The distance between Gabriel Island and Flat island is only 750 meters. The size of the island is only 42 hectares, making it much smaller than Flat island, and the highest point is of 28 meters.
Gabriel island is a protected natural reserve. The island is most famous for if its beautiful unspoiled beaches, with crystal clear water surrounding the entire island. It is a very popular site for snorkelers, where you can discover very rich marine life by snorkeling along the island’s beaches.

The Gabriel Island Speed Boat Trip includes:

BBQ Lunch menu (will be served on Gabriel island):
Either fresh Dorade or fresh Marlin or Fresh Tuna
Fresh Chicken
Sausages
Pasta Salad
Rice Salad
Mixed Salad
Fresh Baguettes
Banana Flambé
Non-stop supply of complimentary drinks served on the Gabriel Island’s beach bar such as: water, Soft Drinks (Diet Coke, coke, soda, Fanta, Sprite), Green Island Rum , Phoenix local Beer, white wine, red wine - ALL DAY LONG.

include transfers 

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