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Location North West
Operating Days All Days
Duration 4 hrs
Activity Time Flexible
Transportation Offered as Supplement
Comment Activity Time: 09:00 - 13:00 / 11:00 - 15:00 Maximum booking - 16 persons
from 520€

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Half Day Private Catamaran Cruise At Balaclava

Enjoy a private tropical cruise aboard the fastest catamaran, the Turtle Cruiser, currently operating in Mauritius.

This half day cruise is ideal for those wishing to enjoy an amusing time with their loved ones; family or friends, in an intimate setting.

Half Day Private Catamaran Cruise At Balaclava

The luxurious catamaran will take you on a discovery venture along the North-West coast of the island where you will get to bask in the beauty of the magnificent lagoon and the breathtaking surroundings. You will have an excellent range of entertainment options from snorkelling to live musical performances onboard; you will be spoilt for choice.

You will experience an enjoyable, intimate time onboard with the possibility of relishing a gourmet Asian Fusion BBQ lunch, served by an on-board private butler. If you are vegetarian, you will have the choice between a vegetarian or an Indian one, provided you make it known in advance. You will also be offered complimentary beverages such as soft drinks, beer and wine.

Furthermore, a dedicated crew will be at your service throughout the cruise to ensure all your needs and wishes are met.

The catamaran cruise is proposed twice a day so you will have the choice of getting onboard at either 9 am or 11 am at Balaclava in the North region of the island. The cruise will last for a total of 4 hours so, depending on what time you board the catamaran, you will get back at either 1 pm or 3 pm.

Have a wonderful experience on this catamaran, designed to offer you a maximum of comfort and intimacy. Discover the peaceful, gorgeous atmosphere of the Northern coast while spending quality time with family or friends. You will glide on the calm, turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean from Balaclava to Mont Choisy (Ile aux Phales) or Trou aux Biches. The catamaran will stop briefly by the charming isle of Ile aux Phales for you to explore and will also give a splendid snorkelling opportunity through a vibrant marine park along the way.

Lunch Menu

Half Day Private Catamaran Cruise At Balaclava

Asian Fusion BBQ Lunch

  • Chicken with BBQ sauce
  • Jimbaran spice prawn skewer Lemon and herbs
  • Black Grouper filet
  • Merguez lamb sausage
  • Vegetable skewer (v)
  • Indonesian vegetarian fried rice (v)
  • Glass noodles with vegetables (v)
  • Mixed salad with Thai dressing (v)
  • Bread and butter (v)
  • Fresh pineapple (v)
  • Assorted cookies

Note: Vegetarian and Indian menus available on request

Selection of complimentary beverages:

  • Soft drinks
  • Juice
  • Still Water
  • Sparkling Water
  • Beer
  • Rum
  • Red Wine
  • White Wine
  • Tea
  • Coffee

About the Turtle Cruiser catamaran

Half Day Private Catamaran Cruise At Balaclava

Designed and custom built in Mauritius by leading yacht developer Rayvin Yachts Ltd, the Turtle Cruiser is an innovative high-performance Power Catamaran. The Turtle Cruiser concept is different from other catamarans as it was conceived for privacy and exclusivity. Crafted with luxury, utility, and safety in mind, the catamaran is recognised for its stylish design as well as for its fast manoeuvrability.

Its system warrants fuel efficiency, low gas emissions, and negligible levels of vibration and noise, thus ensuring smooth rides to passengers. In addition, the Power Catamaran is equipped with all-modern navigational technology and safety devices, including top class GPS and Fishfinder technology.

Turtle Cruiser is fully licensed by the Tourism Authority of Mauritius to operate commercial catamaran excursions in the Republic of Mauritius.

On-board amenities:

  • Top class GPS and Fishfinder technology: Garmin echoMAP 70s
  • Large covered cockpit and seating area
  • Two toilets and a fresh water shower facilities
  • Two trampolines and sundecks ideal for relaxation and sunbathing activities
  • Diving platform with swimming ladder
  • Snorkelling equipment (available in adult and kid sizes)
  • Two fishing rods and fishing rod holders
  • Swimming accessories; buoys, beach ball, inflatable mattress, etc.


  • Maximum booking: 16 persons
  • All participants are required to wear a Personal Flotation Device.
  • Guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult who is the parent, relative or legal guardian of the minor and must be under adult supervision at all times.
  • The Captain reserves the right to change/alter the itinerary at anytime during the trip (e.g due to adverse sea conditions).
  • Clients will be requested to sign a Personal Liability Agreement at the departure point, prior to the cruise.


  • Boat charter (up to 2 persons): 520 Euro
  • Additional adults: 55 Euro
  • Additional child: 25 Euro

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When choosing this order option, you will be asked to enter your preferred date for going on the activity as part of the order process. This option will entitle you to reserve and guarantee your place for this activity on a specific preferred time and date that suit you most. Please note that in case you order any activity which takes more than 1 day, the preferred date represents the date on which you would like to start the activity.

(Valid for 3 months)

By ordering an Open Voucher you will be able to choose your preferred date for this activity during a later stage (when you already have full knowledge of the schedule for your trip) and not during the order process. This way you benefit maximum flexibility regarding the date of the desired activity. The open voucher can be used to go on this specific activity during a period of 3 months from the date of its purchase. To learn more about the option of an open voucher, please read our Order & Payment Methods page.

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