Catamaran Cruise to Ile Aux Gabriel (North Coast)

A shared Catamaran Cruise to Ile Aux Gabriel Island incl. BBQ Lunch & Drinks, Snorkeling & 3 islets visit

Catamaran Cruise in the North of Mauritius

Book a Catamaran Cruise to Ile aux Gabriel Island (Shared)

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From € 40
per person

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Join our exhilarating catamaran cruise to Ile aux Gabriel Island on the North Coast of Mauritius, departing from Grand Bay at 9AM and promising a day brimming with adventure and relaxation. Located approximately 10 km north of Grand Bay, Gabriel Island beckons with promises of pristine beaches and a dreamlike underwater world. Surrounded by crystal-clear waters teeming with marine life, this protected natural reserve is a haven for snorkeling enthusiasts and sunseekers alike.

As the catamaran sets course for Gabriel Island, anticipation builds among passengers eager to immerse themselves in the island’s tranquil beauty. Along the way, keep your eyes peeled for the graceful silhouettes of dolphins dancing in the waves, or the majestic presence of whales making their seasonal migration through these waters.

Tour Highlights

Cruise Duration
From: 9 AM to 3.30 AM daily
Affordable Transport Options
Pick-up & Drop-off service available as a supplement.
Free Cancellation
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.


€ 40

per person

How much it costs

PRICE OF Catamaran cruise to Ile aux Gabriel Island (shared)

Adult: € 40 per person

Child (-10 yrs): € 20 per child

Transport Options

Round-trips as from € 80

for a party of 4 people


  • Please don’t drink & drive!
  • Google Map directions to Sunset Boulevard Jetty in Grand Bay can be found here.
  • Please reach the embarkation point at least 15 minutes before the cruise start time (9 AM).

Round-trip Transport Options

Transport prices below are per group, not per person. All transport are private, not shared with other person.

EUR 80

Standard Family Car with Large Trunk

  1-4 people

Standard Car

EUR 107

Family-Minivan, usually a 10-seater but we accommodate up to 6 pax with luggage

  7 people max.

Family Minivan

EUR 117

Standard Minivan, great if you are 4-6 traveling and have large luggage.

  10 people max.

Standard Minivan

EUR 130

Executive Minivan, our largest minivan, perfect for 10 pax traveling with luggage.

  14 people max.

Executive Minivan

EUR 185

  22 people max.

Coasters / Buses

EUR 141

SUV Mauritius Outlander 2023

  4 people max.


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Ile aux Gabriel Island: Embark on an Unforgettable Journey

One of the highlights of a catamaran cruise to Gabriel Island is the opportunity to marvel at the breathtaking scenery and abundant wildlife along the way. As the coastline recedes into the distance, passengers are treated to panoramic views of lush greenery, towering cliffs, and secluded coves.

Keep your camera ready for the chance to spot dolphins frolicking in the waves or seabirds soaring overhead. Depending on the season, lucky travelers may even encounter humpback whales migrating through the area, adding an extra element of excitement to the journey.

catamaran cruise ile aux gabriel island

What's Included

This shared tour includes:

  • Unlimited Drinks: Mineral Water, Tropical Juices, Soft Drinks (Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Fanta), and a selection of alcoholic beverages: Beers, Rum & Wine.
  • BBQ Buffet lunch: A delicious BBQ Buffet lunch with a selection of chicken, fish, brochettes, and sausages, pasta Salad and coleslaw salads. Vegetarian meals are also available upon request.
  • Visit 3 islets in one cruise.
  • Enjoy snorkeling or simply relax on the beautiful beaches of Ile Aux Gabriel island – it is recommended that you bring you own equipment or use the available on-board equipment (limited)

What's NOT Included

This shared tour does not include:

  • The tour price (€ 40 per person) does not include transport. Transport is available as a supplement to the package. View transport prices or contact us if you require something specific.
  • This is a shared tour: there may be other participants on the vessel. In case you wish to have the catamaran exclusively for you, please contact us for pricing.

Welcome Aboard: Discover Ile aux Gabriel with Taxi Service Mauritius.

Island of Serenity: Ile aux Gabriel’s Enchantment

Nestled in the sparkling turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, Ile aux Gabriel is a gem that embodies the untouched beauty of Mauritius. This small island, situated near the larger Ile aux Cerfs, is renowned for its powdery white sands, crystal-clear waters, and vibrant coral reefs, making it a haven for snorkelers and nature lovers. The history of Ile aux Gabriel is as captivating as its landscapes, with tales of pirates and explorers dotting its past. Once a secluded spot known only to local fishermen, today, Ile aux Gabriel has become a sought-after destination for travellers seeking tranquillity away from the bustling mainland. The island’s flora and fauna, including its indigenous tropical birds and lush vegetation, add to its allure, making it a picturesque escape into nature’s embrace.

Embark on an Unforgettable Journey

Our Catamaran Cruise to Ile aux Gabriel is not just a trip but an experience that starts the moment you step aboard. Setting sail at 9.00 AM and returning at 3.30 PM, this day-long adventure promises to be one for the books. From the gentle lapping of waves against the hull to the majestic views of the horizon, every moment on our cruise is designed to mesmerize.

Culinary Delights and Spirited Beverages

A highlight of the journey is our BBQ Buffet lunch, where flavours come alive with a selection of chicken, fish, brochettes, and sausages, accompanied by pasta and coleslaw salads. For our vegetarian guests, meals are readily available upon request, ensuring everyone has a taste of Mauritian cuisine. Our open bar, stocked with mineral water, tropical juices, soft drinks, beers, rum, and wine, ensures that your thirst for adventure and exotic drinks is well-satiated throughout the day.

Immersive Mauritian Culture

Our bilingual crew, fluent in French and English, isn’t just skilled in navigation and hospitality; they are ambassadors of the Mauritian ambience. As they prepare delicious cocktails with local spirits and products, you’ll find yourself swaying to the rhythms of Sega, the island’s traditional music. This immersive experience offers a deep dive into the local culture and lifestyle, making your journey memorable.

Exclusivity at Sea

For those seeking a more personalized adventure, our private catamaran cruise to Ile aux Gabriel island offer an exclusive experience with a customized itinerary tailored to your preferences. Whether it’s a romantic getaway, a family excursion, or a celebration with friends, we ensure your voyage on the Indian Ocean is uniquely yours.

Safety and Flexibility

Understanding the unpredictability of travel plans and weather, we offer free cancellation up to 24-hours in advance. In case of bad weather, rest assured, we provide options to reschedule or obtain a full refund, making your booking worry-free.

Your Journey Begins Here

With pick-up from your accommodation and transport to the embarkation point in Grand Bay, your convenience is our priority. The pick-up time will be communicated via email a day before, ensuring you’re well-prepared for this unforgettable journey.

Embark with Taxi Service Mauritius on a voyage to Ile aux Gabriel, where the beauty of Mauritius unfolds in an exquisite blend of adventure, relaxation, and cultural immersion. Join us as we set sail to paradise.

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  • We take bookings at least 48 hrs in advance. If you require a last minute booking, please talk to us via Whatsapp & we’ll do our best to find you a seat.
  • Free cancellations (obtain a full refund) if you cancel the tour at least 24 hrs before the scheduled time.
  • Payment methods: An upfront payment will be required at the time of booking to confirm your seat. The payment link will be found in your booking confirmation email.
  • Veg/non-Veg Meals: If you require veg meals, please mention it in the special request section of your booking.
  • Children aged 0 to 10 years is EUR 20 / child.
  • Child/toddler seats in vehicle: First child seat ordered is Free of charge & is upon request. Any additional child seat ordered is charged at EUR 10 per seat. You are responsible for mentioning the child’s age at the time of booking so that we know which child seat/s model will be required.
  • Transport package only includes pick-up from your accommodation in the morning to the jetty in Grand Bay Beach and drop-off the same location in the afternoon.
  • In case you are going on your own, we will send you the activity’s Google map location at least a day before the trip or find it here.
  • Snorkeling gear: Bring your own equipment or use the ones available on board (limited)
  • Cleaning Fees: In cases of vomiting, spreading sand, or spilling food or drinks in the vehicle, a MUR 400 cleaning fee will be charged. This fee is intended to cover restoring the vehicle’s cleanliness. Your cooperation in maintaining a clean and pleasant environment for passengers is greatly appreciated.
  • No eating, no drinking, & no smoking in vehicle due to the cleanliness and respect for other passengers. There may be an exception if passengers need to eat or drink for medical reasons.
  • Bad weather: Taxi Service Mauritius reserves the right to cancel a trip in the event of adverse weather conditions, such as cyclones & torrential rain, as warned by the local authorities. The safety and well-being of our passengers are our top priorities, and we appreciate your understanding in such circumstances. We will notify you as early as possible in case of any cancellations due to weather concerns. Full refund will be made in case you are not able to reschedule the trip for another day. We do not provide service when a cyclone of class 3 or higher is in effect.
  • Booking Policy: Customers are kindly requested to refrain from arranging trips directly with the drivers. All bookings must be made through our office for proper coordination and record-keeping. Failure to comply with this policy will result in immediate suspension of both the driver and the customer from our systems. We appreciate your cooperation in adhering to this guideline for efficient and streamlined service.
  • Swimsuits + change clothes
  • Beach towel
  • Sun cream
  • Cap or hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Snorkelling Gear (or use the shared onboard equipment)
  • Shoes will need to be removed once onboard the catamaran.
  • Life vests are available on all our catamarans.

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Let us assist you with your Catamaran Cruise to Ile Aux Gabriel Island

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