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The Top 4 Destinations for an Unforgettable Day on a Catamaran: Discover the Hidden Gems of Mauritius with Croisières Australes

In the heart of the Indian Ocean, Mauritius unfolds like a canvas painted by an artist, blending the turquoise hues of its waters with the lush palette of its vegetation. Each lagoon, each beach, each islet tells a captivating story. For those who dream of a seafaring escape, a deep communion with nature, and a moment of complete disconnection, a day on a catamaran is an unparalleled experience. Let the winds of change guide you as you discover the four must-see destinations that will reveal the true soul of Mauritius with Croisières Australes.

The Northern Isles

The Northern Isles, namely Flat Island and Gabriel Island, are true havens of tranquility amidst the ocean. During this excursion, prepare to be amazed by the richness of marine biodiversity that you can admire during snorkeling sessions. These isles offer pristine white sand beaches, surrounded by coconut trees, where time seems to stand still. The crystal-clear waters and vibrant underwater world promise you the perfect day out in harmony with nature.

And let's not forget the majestic view of Coin de Mire, classified as a natural reserve and home to numerous endemic species.

Île aux Cerfs in the East

Île aux Cerfs is undoubtedly one of Mauritius's most popular destinations. With its white sandy beaches, clear waters, and a variety of water activities, it's the ideal setting for a day of pure enjoyment. Whether you want to bask in the sun on the golden sands, dive amongst the colorful tropical fish, or enjoy the water sports, this island is a must for all aquatic adventurers. The scattered restaurants on the island also serve delectable local cuisine, adding an exquisite culinary touch to your experience.

Not one, but we propose two departure points to visit this iconic destination of Mauritius, be it from Trou d'Eau Douce or Mahebourg, both historically rich places, teeming with anecdotes and featuring lost islets like Île au Phare.

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Île aux Bénitiers in the West

Embark on a cruise along the picturesque coastline of Rivière Noire. This destination promises much more than mere marine landscapes. Here, it's the dolphin encounters that steal the show, offering magical moments of authentic connection with the marine life. As you sail, keep your eyes wide open, for you might have the chance to glimpse these majestic creatures frolicking in the waves. But that's not all! You'll also have the opportunity to discover the magnificent Crystal Rock, emerging from the turquoise waters, creating an iconic backdrop for your adventure. Île aux Bénitiers, the real gem of this trip, will welcome you for a delicious barbecue, while offering you a breathtaking view of the famous Le Morne Mountain. The island is also renowned for its souvenir stalls and fresh coconuts, an exquisite refreshment that adds a final touch to this memorable day.

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Îlot Bernache

Located in the north of Mauritius, Ilot Bernache is a well-preserved treasure waiting to be explored. Its soft sands and turquoise waters invite you on a rendezvous with nature. The island's peaceful atmosphere makes it the perfect place for a romantic getaway or a serene solo retreat. You can explore the underwater world with your fins and mask, indulge in some relaxing sunbathing or simply enjoy this corner of paradise in all tranquility.

Although it's generally unknown, it remains a truly unique destination amidst the mangroves.

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Whether you're an avid adventurer, a nature lover or a fan of captivating stories, the catamaran cruises aboard Croisières Australes in Mauritius promise an unforgettable experience. Join us for an extraordinary maritime adventure and uncover the hidden treasures of this tropical paradise.

Contact our reservation agents now to book your trip at (+230) 202 6660 or via email at, and let the waves guide you towards memories forever etched in your heart.

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