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Opposite Ile Aux Benitiers, Inside the Lagoon, Le Morne, Mauritius
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All reviews ile aux benitiers boat trip speed boat swimming with dolphins fun adventure sea kart west side photo opportunity lovely view great pictures nice trip must visit place clear water natural beauty tamarin bay beautiful spot glass bottom boat
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went out on asailing trip. Seeing Crystal Rock growing out of the sea was amazing, with the clear blue seas surrounding it

Thank Alison B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at the rock as part of our 2-hour sea kart session with Fun Adventure, based in Grande Riviere Noire. You cannot swim there from the ile aux Benitiers. But only from a boat parked around, with fins against the strong courant. We swam...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was so beautiful and such a marvel to see. Would recommend to definitely add onto the trip you do to the dolphins

Thank Sublyme1978
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have a picture of me on this coral atoll taken in 1984 . We have just come back to Mauritius for the first time since then and it is still inhabited by lovely friendly people , the whole is much cleaner but more obviously...More

Thank Sue D
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We had our own boat so was able to get close and enjoy this site. As it was part of a dolphin and island trip it was a worthwhile morning.

Thank m3jal
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

The island is extremely touristy and so is the stone but it’s nice to see how big the corals can be as it’s a landmark in Mauritius! I recommend taking a catamaran which can pass by the rock

Thank Monika M
Reviewed 22 September 2018

We made it to Pic-nic sur l'ile aux benitiere, after navigating around Crystal Rock. What a cool little surprise to see living trees growing out of this small wonder!

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Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

This is a nice thing to see as it is famous in Mauritius. Unfortunately it is a very crowded place and it is said that it may fall over one day due to erosion. You can snorkel around but there are no fish as it...More

Thank TravellerJ007
Reviewed 10 September 2018

The views are beautiful here if you can get a moment where the boats aren't speeding past the iconic Crystal Rock and the waters are indeed very clear and very shallow however, there aren't many tropical fish to see and the corals are dwindling :-(...More

Thank Manoj P
Reviewed 5 September 2018

We took a boat from Riu Creole to Crystal Rock for snorkelling. On our first stop, we saw quite a lot of fish, but at the rock we did not see much. But, the sea is beautiful and pleasant to just hang around and enjoy...More

Thank Rui M
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24 July 2018|
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Response from kingshivi92 | Reviewed this property |
It's sunny; usually around 26 degrees but some times it's quiet windy (which is great for kite surfing though) It is winter season and some days there are random showers but they don't last long 😊 Enjoy your trip!!
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Response from MrsC40 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. We went at the end of a boat trip from Lux* Le Morne, the resort where we were staying and which organised the boat trips to see dolphins. There is a public beach right by it though that you could get there from. Other... More
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