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Lieu: Nord
Heures de service 08:30 - 16:00
Jours Opérant Tous les jours
Durée 2 h 30 mins
Heure de L'Activité Flexible
Transports Offert en Supplément
Heures de service
08:30 - 16:00
Jours Opérant
Tous les jours
2 h 30 mins
Heure de L'Activité
Offert en Supplément

à partir de 250€


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Coin de Mire Private Snorkeling Trip - Overview

A Private Speedboat trip for just you and your loved ones to one of the most iconic islets in Mauritius! This is definitely a must trip for any snorkeling fan and for any visitor to Mauritius who is looking to discover the remarkable underwater marine world, home to some of the world's most breathtaking coral reefs and marine life ever to be seen.

You will enjoy sailing through the crystal clear water of the beautiful lagoons of the North of Mauritius with spectacular scenery all around, explore the rich marine life by snorkeling at Coin de Mire Island which is considered the best snorkeling site in Mauritius. As an added bonus, birdwatchers will be delighted to spot several endemic birds.

Highlights of this activity:

  • Enjoy an exciting boat ride aboard a private speed boat
  • Discover one of the best snorkeling sites in Mauritius at Coin de Mire Island
  • Explore the breathtaking coral reefs and marine life
  • Observe the large number of native birds flying around the island
  • Enjoy selection of snacks and drinks on board the vessel

Ce qui est inclus

Coin de Mire Private Snorkeling Trip - Inclusions

  • Private Speed Boat trip for up to 9 pax
  • Enjoy snorkeling, swimming and relaxation along Coin de Mire Island
  • Cruise along the north coasts of Mauritius
  • Snorkeling break
  • Snorkeling gear for each passenger (mask and fins)
  • Many bird watching opportunities
  • Mauritian Snacks and Drinks (soft drinks, water, juice)

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Détails sur le Transport & le Chauffeur

Transport is available for an additional supplement and will include pick up and drop off from any hotel / place of accommodation in Mauritius.

Capacités des voitures

Vous pouvez choisir parmi une sélection de types de véhicules:

Family Car - Up to 4 passengers
6 Seater vehicle - Up to 6 passengers
Minivan - Up to 10 passengers
À propos des conducteurs

All drivers speak fluent English and French (Upon special request we can organize drivers who speak additional languages). The drivers, citizens of Mauritius, will be happy to provide you with information about Mauritius and each of its sights.

All drivers are very professional, time efficient and friendly. There is high emphasis on being always on time and providing reliable devoted service to customers.

Point de Rencontre & Horaires
Point de rencontre:

Grand Baie, North Region

Heures de début et de fin:
Duration: 2.5 hrs
Operational Days: All Days
Operating Hours: 08:30 - 16:00
Activity time: Flexible

Note: You are advised to arrive 15 minutes before your allocated start time. The start and finish times are fixed. The activity will still end at the allocated time, even if you arrived late.

Description Complète

Private Snorkeling trip to Coin de Mire (Gunner's Quoin)

This private speed boat snorkeling trip is about discovering Mauritius' best snorkeling site and having many bird watching opportunities.

As part of this private speed boat trip to the North of Mauritius you will get to cruise along the Coin de Mire island and have several snorkeling breaks in a few key locations for you to discover the amazing underwater marine world found along the island.

The Coin de Mire, also called Gunner's Quoin, situated 8 km north of Mauritius, is well known by divers as one of the best diving sites of the north of Mauritius. At an average depth of 6 meters (depth ranges from 3-9 meters), with crystal clear water offering great visibility, the snorkeling conditions are ideal year-round.

When snorkeling at Coin de Mire you will have a great view of the reef, fish and a large selection of corals. You will explore the colorful fauna and flora of the Coin de Mire reef which is absolutely stunning.

The reef is home to a variety of fish species that include Damselfish, Surgeonfish, Butterfly fish, juvenile Sailfin tangs, as well as tiny Pipefish and large Trumpet fish. Also, with some luck you may see sea turtles as well as dolphins during the snorkeling.

For those who enjoy bird watching, a number of native birds can be seen flying around the Coin de Mire or nesting in the cracks of the cliffs such as the famous Mauritius national bird - the 'pailles en queue, as well as the Wedge tail shearwater, Red tailed tropic bird and the White tailed tropicbird. Common birds like sparrows, doves can also be seen on the island.

Additionally, refreshments such as soft drinks, juice, mineral water and light Mauritians snacks, will be served so you can enjoy your amazing adventure without going thirsty or hungry.

About the boat

It is a very spacious speedboat (25ft), and seats 8 passengers very comfortably. The boat is also equipped with a small diving platform with a swimming ladder, a small arch with canopy for protection from the sun, a GPS/Fish finder, a VHF radio and many other safety devices. It is powered with two 90hp Evinrude E-Tec outboard engines.

The boat offers excellent performances, comfort and reliability even in challenging ocean conditions, and is designed to cope with high seas. It is a multi-purpose boat, built for offshore travel as well as shallow lagoon cruising.

Ce qu'il faut apporter/porter
  • Sunscreen

  • Hat

  • Towel

  • Swimsuit

  • Camera (or underwater camera)

Nourriture & Boissons

Coin de Mire - Private Snorkeling Trip - Refreshments

Commentaires et notes
  • Snorkeling Gear is provided (mask & fins)
  • No. of participants : 1 - 9 pax
  • The speed boat trip is not recommended for pregnant women.
  • The activity is subject to availability and weather conditions.

Coin de Mire - Private Snorkeling Trip  
Price for up to 9 Persons 250 Euros 


Options disponibles:

Options disponibles:

1Choisissez le Nombre de Participants

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2Choisissez le Type de Réservation

Lors de la réservation pour une date spécifique, il vous sera demandé d'indiquer votre date souhaitée pour l'activité, dans le cadre du processus de commande. Cette option vous permettra de réserver votre place pour cette activité à la date et à l'heure qui vous conviennent le mieux, à condition que vous confirmiez la disponibilité de l'activité auprès de l'un des agents de Vacances Maurice. Veuillez noter que si vous réservez une activité qui dure plus d'un jour, la date indiquée correspond à la date à laquelle vous souhaitez commencer l'activité.


( Valide pour 3 mois )

En commandant un coupon ouvert, vous vous pourrez choisir votre date préférée pour cette activité pendant la dernière étape (quand vous aurez déjà connaissance de votre emploi du temps de votre voyage) et pas pendant la procédure de commande. De cette façon, vous bénéficiez d’une flexibilité maximum concernant la date de l’activité désirée. Le coupon ouvert peut être utilisé pendant une période de 3 mois à partir de la date de son achat. Pour en savoir plus à propos de l’option du coupon ouvert, lisez s’il vous plait, notre page Commande et mode de paiement.