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Ilot Gabriel Beach

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Address: Ilot Gabriel, Mauritius

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Stunning cruise, wonderful crew

My wife and I went on the Calypso Catamaran Cruise to Gabriel Island for the first time and we were blown away by the beauty of the place as well as the great service of the crew... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2016
Dave M
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

We visited Flat island and Gabriel Island with catamaran. The gabriel beach is really beautiful, but we were really dissapointed and sad after seeing that the coral reef is totally dead there. You can see some nice fish from time to time, but the corals are all dead, what a pity. They say it is ideal for snorcheling but I... More 

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Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went on the Calypso Catamaran Cruise to Gabriel Island for the first time and we were blown away by the beauty of the place as well as the great service of the crew aboard the catamaran. The island is simply spectacular and the seas are stunning blue and clean, sporting teams of fish and a healthy... More 

Thank Dave M
United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Ilot Gabriel is popular with catamaran cruises out of Grand Baie. The trip takes roughly two hours, and we were lucky enough to spot a pod of dolphins. The beach itself is very nice and sandy and the sea is very clean. Will recommend.

Thank Ashvin J
Grand Baie
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

New to Mauritius? You may book your trip with us and enjoy a thorough visit of Mauritius. Ilot Gabriel is just one of the many beauties of Mauritius. There are even more to look forward too. There are Ile Plate, Coin de Mire and Ilot Gabriel- these three are the northern neighbouring islands. So are you interested? Just let us... More 

Thank siara2015
New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 18 June 2016

I went here via a Catamaran and it was blissful. This is a small island but a paradise. We enjoyed our day with a nice lunch and snorkeling. The water is shallow and you can easily walk to a certain distance.

Thank vipul20044
Windsor, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 June 2016

This tropical island paradise is an idyllic place to visit. Accessible by boat, day trips can be arranged with bbq lunch and snorkelling opportunities. The turquoise warm sea is a marvellous experience. Loved it.

Thank Jan F
Udaipur, India
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Reviewed 20 May 2016

Had a very awesome cruise trip to Gabriel Island, most spectacular, the appearance of whales make the interesting of trip. had a awesome lunch

Thank Vedhica
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Reviewed 28 April 2016

This place is absolutely beautiful.. Me and my wife went here via the Catamaran Cruise and the entire journey was a bliss. The Ocean... The drifting landscape... a treat to watch. The island is a small one and the waters are shallow. You can walk upto a certain distance in the water.

Thank Ajith K
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Reviewed 24 April 2016

If you do make this day trip, you must must must take the cruise boats. Going there on a speed boat will ruin the journey which is great. There are drinks, barbecues and music on the boat which makes it a wonderful experience. The island itself is small but very pretty. The reef is close to the beach and in... More 

Thank AksharMehta
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Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

Although the sea was quite rough, the reward was a very good day on a beautiful island. The trip was cheap and included lunch on the beach. The crew took us out on boats to see sea turtles in the lagoon. Also this place has magnificent snorkeling. We saw a lot of quite big colorful fish, and my son still... More 

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