Catamaran Cruise to Benitiers Island (West Coast)

Shared Catamaran cruise to Ile Aux Bénitiers Island including BBQ Lunch, Drinks, Snorkeling & Crystal Rock visit.

Catamaran Cruise to Ile aux Benitiers Island

Book a Catamaran Cruise to Benitiers Island (Shared)

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From € 72
per person

Join our exhilarating catamaran cruise to Bentiers Island on the West Coast of Mauritius, departing from Black River at 9.15 AM and promising a day brimming with adventure and relaxation. Dive into the colourful underwater world with provided snorkelling gear or indulge in onboard equipment. Encounter playful dolphins at Tamarin Bay and explore the picturesque Crystal Rock and Ile aux Benitiers island. Indulge in a delectable BBQ lunch with unlimited drinks and live onboard entertainment. Affordable round-trip transportation options are available, with flexible rescheduling or full refund guarantees in case of inclement weather. Bask in the sun on sandy beaches or plunge into the calm Indian Ocean from the catamaran. Unwind amidst breathtaking scenery and jovial camaraderie.

Tour Highlights

Cruise Duration
From: 9.15 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.


€ 72

per person

How much it costs

Catamaran Cruise to Benitiers Island (shared)

Adult: € 72 per person

Child (3-10 yrs): € 36 per child

Baby (-2 yrs): FREE

Transport Options

Round-trips as from € 80

for a party of 4 people


  • Please don’t drink & drive!
  • Google Map directions to La Balise Marina can be found here.
  • Please reach the embarkation point at least 15 minutes before the cruise start time.

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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Benitiers Island: an idyllic paradise on the west-coast

Benitiers Island is an idyllic paradise located in the western part of the Indian Ocean. This remote island is known for its pristine beaches, crystal-clear waters, and captivating natural beauty. If you are looking for a perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of city life, Ile aux Benitiers Island should be on top of your travel list.

Benitiers Island is also known for its serene ambience and tranquil environment. The island is surrounded by picturesque landscapes, lush greenery, and breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean. Visitors can enjoy long walks on the beach, sunbathe on the soft sand, and indulge in some much-needed relaxation. The calm and peaceful atmosphere of Benitiers Island is perfect for meditation, yoga, or simply unwinding with a good book.


What's Included

This shared tour includes:

  • BBQ Buffet lunch: A delicious BBQ Buffet lunch with a selection of fish, chicken, brochettes, and sausages, pasta salad and coleslaw salads & bread rolls. Vegetarian meals are also available upon request.
  • Soft drinks & alcoholic drinks served on-board the catamaran.
  • Enjoy snorkeling or simply relax on the beautiful beaches of Ile Aux Benitiers island – it is recommended that you bring you own equipment or use the available on-board equipment (limited)
  • Visit the Crystal Rock

What's NOT Included

This shared tour does not include:

  • The tour price (€ 72 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.

Book a Catamaran Cruise to Ile aux Benitiers Island with Taxi Service Mauritius

Embark on an unforgettable journey to the heart of Mauritius’s natural beauty with our catamaran cruise to Ile aux Benitiers. As the vessel glides from the mainland, guests are greeted with breathtaking views of the Black River mountain range and the iconic Morne Mountain, both recognized as UNESCO World Heritage sites. These majestic landscapes serve as the backdrop to an extraordinary day ahead. The western coastline, known for its clear waters, is a sanctuary for spinner and bottlenose dolphins. Witness these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat as we make our way to Tamarin Bay, marking the beginning of an adventure filled with discovery and relaxation.

The crystal-clear waters around the island are perfect for snorkeling, offering guests a chance to immerse themselves in the vibrant underwater ecosystem. Under the watchful eyes of our experienced crew, explore the mesmerizing coral reefs teeming with an array of colourful fishes and marine life. This snorkeling excursion brings you closer to nature and highlights the importance of preserving these fragile marine environments.

After working up an appetite, our onboard culinary experts delight guests with a lavish lunch featuring the freshest local ingredients. Enjoy grilled fish and chicken, various salads, and the pièce de résistance, bananas flambéed in rum—an authentic taste of the island’s rich culinary heritage. This gastronomic journey complements the day’s experiences, ensuring every moment on board is filled with pleasure and indulgence.

The voyage continues to the iconic Bénitiers Crystal Rock, a natural phenomenon that stands proudly in the turquoise lagoon. This picture-perfect setting is ideal for capturing memories that will last a lifetime. The serene beauty of the surrounding waters, coupled with the lush landscape of Benitiers Island, creates a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life.

Ile aux Benitiers is a haven of tranquillity, with its coconut-laden landscape and soft sandy beaches offering the perfect setting for relaxation or exploration. Despite its popularity, the island retains a sense of seclusion, allowing visitors to find their peaceful spot along the shore. Local hawkers selling handmade souvenirs, from straw hats to seashell jewellery, add to the charm of this island paradise, making it a must-visit destination for anyone travelling to Mauritius.

Why Book Your Catamaran Cruise with Taxi Service Mauritius?

Choosing Taxi Service Mauritius for your catamaran cruise to Ile aux Benitiers guarantees an unforgettable day of exploration and relaxation and offers unparalleled convenience and value. Our preferential rates make this once-in-a-lifetime experience more accessible, ensuring that luxury and adventure are within reach for every traveller. Moreover, our flexible booking policy, which includes 24-hour free cancellation, provides peace of mind, knowing that your plans can change without penalty.

Understanding the importance of seamless travel experiences, we offer comprehensive transport solutions to and from La Balise Marina. Our transportation services are designed to be 45% more affordable than hotel and individual taxis, providing an economical yet comfortable option for getting to your embarkation point and back. This hassle-free approach ensures that your adventure starts and ends on a high note, with no detail overlooked.

In addition, our willingness to accept last-minute bookings means that spontaneous travellers can still secure their spot on this exclusive catamaran cruise, even if plans change at the eleventh hour. Our commitment to customer satisfaction and dedication to providing memorable experiences make Taxi Service Mauritius the ideal choice for your next adventure.

Choosing Taxi Service Mauritius for your journey to Ile aux Benitiers is more than just a booking; it’s the first step towards an extraordinary adventure on the Mauritian waters, where luxury, nature, and culture blend seamlessly. Join us for a day that promises not only the beauty of Mauritius in its most pristine form but also an experience that epitomizes convenience, value, and unforgettable moments.

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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 below 2 years old is Free of charge. Those aged 3 to 11 years is EUR 36 / 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 La Balise Marina, Black River 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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