Islets & Marine Parks
North
Coin de Mire
Ile Plate
Ilot Gabriel
Ile Ronde

East
Ile aux Cerfs
Ilot Mangénie
Ile aux deux Cocos

West
Ile aux Bénitiers
Roche Crystal

South
Ile Phare
Ile aux Aigrettes

Marine Parks
Blue Bay Marine Park
Turtle Bay

Other Topics
Where to Stay
Eating in Mauritius
Beaches in Mauritius
What to See
To Do in Mauritius
Tours
Shopping in Mauritius
Island Tips


Ilot Gabriel - Gabriel Islet
Comparatively smaller than its neighbour Flat Island, Gabriel islet is a sheltered shallow cove which offers an interesting place to snorkel and dive.

The crystal clear waters surrounding this islet contain many coral fishes. It is a magnificent visual feast for adults and children alike.

Catamaran Excursions
Many catamarans come to this islet for full day excursions inclusive of barbecue lunch on board. Rates range from Rs. 1,000 to Rs. 1,800 per person. The Croisières Australes catamarans offer the best value for money.

We tried the
Harris Wilson boat - the largest and most comfortable catamaran offering this excursion. This 60 footer sports catamaran won the French Atlantic race and today is in Mauritius for this excursion. It took shorter time to reach there and we were the last one to leave too, we were as if cruising 'business class' ......