Catamaran Cruise Dolphin Watch visit Benitiers island Mauritius

Catamaran Cruise - Dolphin Watch and Visit Benitier Island


Stop: To watch Dolphins

Two Catamaran choices – 1st departs from the Morne Anglers Club, Black River at 09h.00 / 2nd departs at L’estuaire, La Balise Marina, Black River at 09h00.

Encounter playful dolphins in their natural habitat at Tamarin Bay. Meeting these unique species is indeed an incredible adventure. 

The cruise will continue along the coral reefs to the lagoon of La Preneuse from Tamarin Bay and stop at L’Harmonie, a peaceful cove surrounded by lush greenery and turquoise waters. This is where you can go swimming and snorkeling or relax and enjoy the sun and drinks on the catamaran. Snorkeling is an excellent way to get a glimpse of Mauritius’ fascinating marine   life.

Stop At: Crystal Rock

The Catamaran sails to Crystal Rock, the famous natural rock formation rising from the ocean that offers an amazing spot for taking photos.

From there, you will have a spectacular view of several mountains: Rempart Mountain, Tourelle du Tamarin, Le Morne Brabant and the Black River Mountain Range.

Stop At: Benitiers Island

On the catamaran, you will enjoy a delicious BBQ lunch buffet. Fresh fish, chicken, sausages, rice, pasta salad, a variety of fresh salads, and a dessert are all on the menu.

The cruise arrives at their final destination of this beautiful day on sea – Ile aux Benitiers, a remote island surrounded by coral reefs and gold sand beaches, to unwind and appreciate its beautiful landscape. Enjoy some downtime by tanning on the beach, a Make a walk along the endless beaches of this little Islet Paradise, explore the incredible lagoons and coral reefs near the beach.

The catamaran will return to Black River jetty at 15h30. 

Enjoy a full-day Catamaran Cruise to watch Dolphins on the West Coast of Mauritius. This includes a stop by the Crystal Rock, BBQ lunch on board and a visit of the sandy beaches of Benitiers Island.

The cruise take place on a fantastic 44-foot catamaran along Mauritius’s west coast. It is regarded as one of the most beautiful areas and a must-see when visiting Mauritius. It is a place of unrivalled wildness and serenity.

As part of the Cruise tour, you will discover the dolphins of Tamarin Bay in their natural habitat. You will also visit the famous Crystal Rock which stands out in the middle of the lagoon and a stay on Ile aux Benitiers.

  • Tour by catamaran to see wild dolphins of Tamarin Bay.
  • BBQ -Lunch on board.
  • Free time on Benitiers Island where you can unwind on the island’s lovely sandy beaches.
  • Swim and snorkel in the sea or relax on board take a sunbath and have some drinks.
  • Visit the well-known Crystal Rock, which offers a spectacular view of three mountains.

What’s Included?

  • BBQ-Lunch (Veg & non-Veg). 
  • Beverages: local rum & beer, fresh juices, soft drinks and water.

What to bring:

Soft carry bag, swimsuit, change of clothes, sand shoes, sun cream, hat, beach towel, camera, sunglasses, and motion sickness medication if necessary.
Note: There is a limited number of snorkeling equipment on board and for sanitary measures, it isrecommend that you bring your own snorkeling equipment.

Tour Details

Tour Type:



6.5 Hours

up to 36 Persons
Catamaran 1 = 65 EUR p.pax
Catamaran 2 = 68 EUR p.pax
Catamaran cruises

Price for Transfer

  •  Family car (1 – 3 people): 65 Euro.
  •  6-Seater (4 – 6 people): 75 Euro.
  •  Minivan (7 – 9 people): 95 Euro. 

Price for transfer from/to accommodation.

Catamaran Departure & Return

Meeting Point: Black River, Mauritius

1st Le Morne Anglers Club

2nd L’Estuaire, La Balise Marina

Departure time: 09h00  /  Return time: 15h30

The duration of this trip is 6.5 hours.

More info

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability.
  • Please inform us about handicapped person, pregnant woman and age of children.

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 48 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must write us an email explaining the reason for the cancellation.

Additional Info


West Coast


All Days

09:00 – 15:30

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