Love the ocean? Take your love of all things surf to the next level in an adventure that will thrill you! Blue Safari Submarines in Mauritius A water baby’s dream has come true. It offers unique underwater thrills Submarines and semi submersibles called sub scooters allow you to experience the underwater world. And the best part? Special submarines take tourists on a two-hour journey under the sea to explore marine life, corals and even an ancient shipwreck.
About Blue Safari Submarines
Read on to find out some of the things you must keep in mind before taking a safari submarine tour in Mauritius to make the most of your time in this man-made paradise.
How to reach Blue Safari Submarine: Blue Safari Submarine is located in Trou-aux-Biches.
Best time to visit: Blue Safari submarines not affected by weather in Mauritius; In fact, unlike land activities, rain does not hinder visibility underwater. The only problem can occur during cyclones when water visibility becomes disturbed for 3-5 days.
Blue Safari Submarine Timings: Submarine dives begin at 8:30 am on an hourly basis. The last dive is at 3:30 pm during winter (May to August) and at 4:30 pm during summer (September to April).
Blue Safari Submarine Mauritius Price: The price of Blue Safari Submarine Mauritius depends on the type of adventure you choose. The service is also available for private hire and special packages. Learn about the common packages available here.
- Cost of standard 35-meter dive submarine in Mauritius: INR 10407/- per person
- Underwater Scooter Mauritius Price: INR 10407/- per person
- Special Overwater Lunch: INR 150804/- for two
- Submarine, Sub Scooter and Lunch at Restaurant Package: INR 41418/- for two
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Features of Blue Safari Submarines
You might be wondering what makes Blue Safari Submarine different from other places to visit in Mauritius? Here are some of the reasons that make piloting this submarine an unconventional affair.
- The only leisure submarine in the entire Indian Ocean
- Go under a 10-seater submarine for 2 hours at a depth of 30 meters
- Enjoy riding a sub scooter like a semi submarine in Mauritius
- Special lunch in a compact submarine just for a couple
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Non-swimmers often miss out on the amazing underwater world that can only be accessed through diving. But diving is not for everyone and that is where Blue Safari submarines in Mauritius come to the rescue.
1. Submarine trip
Blue Safari Submarine Tour Mauritius is a unique experience in a submarine. There are only 12 leisure submarines in the world and the Blue Safari submarine is the only one in the entire Indian Ocean. Here you will board a BS 1100 submarine which can accommodate only ten people at a time, making it a special experience. There is a seat in each window that gives you the opportunity to gaze out at the sea in comfort. The submarine will visit the ocean to a depth of 30 meters and you will get the chance to see marine life including fish and coral. The submarine will visit ‘Star Hope’ which is a shipwreck, and has over the years become a habitat for wildlife. The tour will last approximately two hours and you can enjoy the experience with a cool glass of cool drink!
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2. Scooter ride on sea level
The Sub Scooter is a unique Blue Safari Marine presentation and involves the use of a mechanical scooter with a protective head gear that allows you to breathe. The vehicle moves slowly at a speed of 3 km/h giving you ample time to admire the marine landscape. The sub scooter goes down to about 3 meters giving you the chance to dive deep without even knowing how to swim! You can share this intimate experience with a partner and enjoy being underwater. If you are on a romantic trip then this is one of the best things to do in Mauritius and you would have never experienced such a moment in your life!
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3. Eating underwater
The closest you will get to an underwater restaurant in Mauritius will be at the Blue Safari Submarine! The BS600 Submariner offers a unique dining experience that allows you and your partner to share a delicious meal 30 meters under water! So get ready for a meeting unlike any other. You will be served excellent food while you are swimming across the ocean. You can drink your wine and talk about the shoals of fish coming in and out of the ‘Star Hope’ shipwreck, which is now home to thousands of fish. The two-hour tranquil experience will become the best date of your life!
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Tips for visiting Blue Safari Submarines in Mauritius
- If you choose to go on a sub scooter dive, bring your swimsuit and a towel to dry off. When you get there you will get a wet suit.
- If you are claustrophobic or have serious heart problems, consult your doctor before signing up for this activity.
- A great way to save money is to take the complete package where you can enjoy a submarine ride, a scooter ride and finish off with a meal at a gourmet restaurant on land. The whole pack will cost you much cheaper than buying individual tickets.
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Experience a safe and protected ride inside this time tested submarines and experience a whole new world at Blue Safari Submarines in Mauritius. We suggest all water babies to visit Mauritius immediately. Trust us, you won’t regret it. This submarine ride will be worth a try.
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FAQs about Blue Safari Submarines
Is Mauritius good for diving?
Mauritius is one of the best places for scuba diving. One can go diving in any part of the island, but the best diving sites are located on the northern and western coasts, where one can go and discover shallow coral reefs, incredible underwater topography and sea drops.
Is Mauritius good for snorkeling?
Yes, Mauritius is known for its incredible and beautiful snorkeling spots that offer the best view of marine life. The best beach to go and experience snorkeling is Trou aux Biches in Mauritius where families can also have a great time.
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