Sea Kayaking Ambre Island in Mauritius | PinkMango
  • Sea Kayaking Ambre Island in Mauritius
  • Sea Kayaking Ambre Island in Mauritius
  • Sea Kayaking Ambre Island in Mauritius

Sea Kayaking Ambre Island in Mauritius

Sea Kayaking Ambre Island in Mauritius

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Discover Ile d'Ambre, one of the last wild sanctuaries of the country during this wonderful trip. Located just a stone's throw away from the north-east coast of Mauritius, this tiny island is rich in biodiversity and history. The dense mangroves offer the ideal settings for kayaking and will help you understand the fragile marine ecosystem. 


The trip starts off with a short briefing on kayaking and some safety measures. You will then leave in a group with a qualified sea kayak instructor and paddle across approximately 300 meters to reach the mangroves around the island. This is truly a magical experience, during which you find your way along narrow passages and learn about the marine ecosystem. You can stop and snorkel in the mangroves to see the roots and the juvenile fish that live there to protect themselves from larger fish. 


You will then continue to a jetty where your instructor will take you on a short stroll on Ile d'Ambre. There, you will discover the island’s fascinating history and explore ruins dating back to 1750. Afterwards, you will paddle back to the mainland or reach L'île aux Bernaches, a tranquil islet where you can enjoy white sandy beaches, a refreshing swim and a great picnic lunch. 


  • Experience:
    Guided kayaking trip with instructor to Ile Ambre. Paddling along dense mangroves and unspoiled beaches. 7 km paddle distance. 
  • Price description and maximum participants: 
    Half day morning/afternoon Adult 41 Euro per person.
    Half day morning/afternoon Child (5-12 yrs) 29 Euro per person. 

    Full Day Adult 63 Euro per person. 
    Full Day Child 44 (5-12 yrs) Euro per person. 
    Max. 12 participants. Min. 2 participants. 

  • Included in the price:
    Guided kayaking trip with intructor, all equipments, BBQ or picnic lunch included for the full day trip and half day trip with snacks. 
  • Opening days for activity:
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
  • Start time, end time and duration: 
    Half day Morning starts 09.00am, ends 12.30pm. Approx. 3,5 hour. 
    Halft day Afternoon starts 01.15pm, ends 04.15pm. Approx. 3,5 hour. 
    Full day starts 09.00am, ends 03.00pm. Approx 6 hours. 
  • Location and/or meeting point/finishing point:
    North East. Meeting at the winners supermarket of Goodlands.
  • To bring:
    Sunscreen, mosquito repellent, sunhat, extra clothes, swim wear, water and comfortable shoes.
  • Minimum age and/or requirements for kids:
    As from 5 years old and above. 
  • Transport to location: 
    Not included. 
  • Reservation policy:
    Booking 48 hours in advance.
  • Cancellation Policy:
    - Within 24 hours prior to the excursion no refund possible.
    - Within 48 hours prior to the excursion 50% refund. 
    - To ensure a pleasant and quality experience to all guests, we urge to arrive on time at the meeting point. Should you arrive more than 15 minutes late, we shall depart (no refund possible).


  • 5
    Average: 5 (1 vote)
  • Kayaking to Ile d'Ambres (Amber Island)
This is a great kayaking tour. It begins at St Antoine and then kayak to Amber Island with several stops for snorkeling and exploring the mangroves, which is quite an experience. While visiting to Amber Island, the Yemaha guide explained to us the history of the island which is very interesting. He also showed us some endemic plants. Afterwards we headed to iles aux bernaches for lunch and spent some time to swim as well as discover the island. Don't forget your GoPro - a must to capture amazing images during the trip. In brief 2 words description: Fantastic day. Last but not least, the guide ensures all safety measures are taken for the trip.
  • 5
    Average: 5 (1 vote)
  • Awesome full day kayaking & snorkelling trip
Had an awesome full day sea kayaking and snorkelling trip exploring the mangroves of Île d'Ambre (Amber Island). The location is so peaceful and picturesque and the guide Hemraz great fun and very knowledgeable about the mangrove ecosystem. Loved paddling through the mangrove maze, snorkelling to see all the juvenile fish hiding amongst the roots and the picnic at Bernache Island was delicious. Highly recommended!

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