Water activity

Mauritius: Amber Island Kayak Expedition

4.9 / 5

46 reviews

Activity provider: Sea Kayak Adventures

Mauritius: Amber Island Kayak Expedition

Activity provider: Sea Kayak Adventures

From US$ 63.33 per person

Embark on a kayaking adventure to Amber island and paddle through a floating mangrove forest. Enjoy a guided tour of the island.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French
Small group
Limited to 8 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Paddle from the northern Mauritian coast to Amber Island
  • Explore the island with a professional guide
  • Discover the island's unique mangrove maze by kayak
  • Swim in the clear waters of Ilot Bernache
Full description

Discover Amber Island from the water and on land as you paddle across the blue waters of the lagoon. The islet is known for its rich flora which creates shady waterways perfect for exploring by kayak, including the mangroves. Tour the island with a guide and learn more about its history. Start off with a 15-minute kayak expedition from the northern coast of Mauritius (the embarkation point is Bain De Rosnay beach) towards Amber Island. During the paddle, you have the opportunity to explore a floating mangrove forest by kayak. Upon reaching Amber Island, join a guided tour of the isle which also includes a nature walk, and see ruins dating back to 1750. Before heading back to shore, swim in the crystalline waters of Ilot Bernache or stay dry and just take in the beautiful views. This tour is experienced via kayak and a small boat depending on your level of comfort and fitness. The team of professionals will guide you and ensure your experience is safe and memorable.

Includes
  • All paddle equipment including floating jackets
  • Supervising rescue boat during paddle
  • Refreshments
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women

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Meeting point

Look for your 'Sea Kayak Adventures' guide at the Bain du Rosnay Boat ramp in Mauritius.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen

Know before you go

  • This tour is experienced via kayak and a small boat depending on your level of comfort and fitness
  • The starting time may vary due to tides. In such cases, customers will be duly notified prior to the trip
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 46 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.8/5

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We enjoyed our trip. Christopher was really nice and he explained us how to paddle since it was our first time. We were very lucky to share the experience with a very nice couple who made our trip even nicer. Christopher surprised us with pineapple and tart which were very tasty. Thank you for the very lovely time we’ve had with the kayak.

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December 8, 2022

It was great. An unforgettable adventure. Christopher was a fun and personable guide. He was able to tell us a lot. We also got something to snack on and enough water. A little tip don't go there with Googlemap. Since there is a new settlement there, it has led us around a bit in circles. Definitely recommendable

November 16, 2022

We had a wonderful vacation in Mauritius. But without doubt, the kayak tour with Chris was the highlight of our trip. Everything about this tour is just perfect. The location was pretty clear and easy to get to. We started on time. The kayaks and pedals were of excellent quality. Kayaking with Chris was wonderful. He is very friendly, respectful, and fun to be with. He even brought tasty pies and juice. Highly recommended. Would definitely take the tour again in our next trip.

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September 23, 2022

Product ID: 391647