9n/10d
Duration
Grand Baie
Location

A people with an unparalleled cultural wealth, a history that links all communities, white sandy beaches as far as the eye can see, a lagoon with many treasures, islands dotted with wild and preserved nature… These are the jewels of Mauritius. Want to immerse yourself in the culture of this multifaceted country? This dream is within reach. Discover St Brandon and its islets scattered north of Mauritius.

Saint-Brandon

Also known as Cargados Carajos, this small archipelago lies approximately 415 kilometres north of Mauritius. Its islets, about forty, are composed of sand and coral. The Saint-Brandon islands are home to at least 60 people, whose profession is limited to fishing. These people live in small colonies on Raphael Island, Avocaré, Coco Island and South Island.
Nature on Saint-Brandon is abundant and its beaches are preserved.
Come discover the lush islets of Saint-Brandon thanks to Z’Ile Cruise.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Grand Baie, Mauritius
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive at 2 p.m. for a departure around 3 p.m.
RETURN TIME Around 11h.
WEAR Comfortable clothing, sweater for the evening, swimwear, walking shoes and for the beach, sunscreen, hat, cap.
INCLUDED
Captain speaking English, French, Creole, second Sheets and towels
Shuttle to and from your hotel Tourist fees and taxes
Anchorages Diesel fuel
Dinghy + outboard engine Meals
NOT INCLUDED
Scuba diving Tips
Dashboard Visits
All other costs not mentioned

Boarding as from 18:00

Singles:

On this ship, we do not offer doubles to share, single persons: single supplement required

Reservation of the whole ship (privatization) in EXCLUSIVITY.

Privatize your boat

10% discount on the 2nd cruise in immediate extension.

Young children are not accepted, except in the case of a private reservation or on certain dates especially reserved (dates on request).

Additional information

First dive90€
GoPro + MicroSD50€
Diving60€
Night diving100€
1

Day 1

Embark in Grand-Baie. The team will welcome you and give you details about your trip. There will be a safety briefing and you will be able to familiarize yourself with your environment.

Direction St Brandon: South Island

Diner and night aboard the Copper Sunset

2

Day 2

  • Cruise to Saint Brandon

Enjoy life on our Cooper Sunset.

Evening: Dinner and night aboard the Copper Sunset

3/4

Day 3/4

Direction: L’Ile Perle in the west

Morning: Breakfast aboard the Copper Sunset

Fishing option: Pearl Island
On the outskirts of this small island, you will have the chance to come across some berries rouges and some becunes, very tasty fish.

Noon: Lunch aboard the Copper Sunset

Diving option: Pearl Island
The Ilot Perle is renowned for its beautiful reefs and its magnificent drop-offs.

This dive spot is full of big fish that you can see up close: barracudas, jacks and King Fish
If you’re lucky, you can come across turtles, too.

Evening: Dinner and night aboard the Copper Sunset

5/6

Day 5/6

  • Direction Ile aux Cocos to the North-West

    Morning: Breakfast aboard the Copper Sunset

    Exploration of the Ile aux Cocos

    Fishing option: Ile aux Cocos
    With its almost intact biodiversity, the waters of this island are full of marine animals of all kinds: lobsters, octopus and crayfish.

    Lunch: Lunch aboard the Copper Sunset

    Diving option: Ile aux Cocos

    In this dive spot you will find lemon sharks and stingrays

    Evening: Dinner and night aboard the Copper Sunset

6/7

Day 6/7

Direction: L’Ile de Paul à l’Est

Morning: Breakfast aboard the Copper Sunset

Diving option: Pass Gayane
This spot is the habitat of many fish species such as carangues, King Fish, tuna and barracudas. Sometimes you can see a few sharks and stingrays looking for plankton.

Noon: Lunch aboard the Copper Sunset

Diving option: Da Vinci
Renowned for its topography, this site offers a breathtaking view: The rocks are carved in such a way that we can observe sharks, rays and turtles swimming across them.

Diving option: L’Ile de Paul
The place is ideal for observing turtles and stingrays for a last time.

8

Day 8

The Copper Sunset will head towards Albatross Island in the North

Morning: Breakfast aboard the Copper Sunset

Exploration of Albatross Island

Direction Tec Tec Island

Tec Tec Island Exploration

Diving option: Courson Island
Courson Island is close to Tec Tec Island.

In diving mode, you can observe beautiful corals as well as schools of fish. The species found there are bat fish, snappers, parrot fish, groupers, Babone fish, sharks and stingrays.

Noon: Lunch aboard the Copper Sunset

Diving option: Sirene Island
Mountain Platax:
This spot is swarming with bat fish, white-tipped sharks and groupers.

Evening: Dinner and night aboard the Copper Sunset

  • Départure from Saint Brandon
9

Day 9

All day sailing and fishing on the Cooper Sunset

10

Day 10

Return to Grand-Baie and end of cruise

 

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