Fishing Expedition to St Brandon

The archipelago of Cargados Carajos, better known as Saint Brandon, is 220 nautical miles (550 km) northeast of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean.

This paradise which is only accessible by boat is a sanctuary for several animals such as birds, sea turtles as well as sharks.

Come discover and visit this lost paradise through our different expedition formulas.

FORMULA 1

This package includes a 50-foot boat trip for 10 days including 2 nights at sea and 7 nights on South Island for up to 8 people.

Itinerary:
– Departure from Port Louis, Caudan Waterfront at around 12:00. Skipper’s Briefing.
– Arrival at South Island the next day after 24 hours at sea (depending on the sea state).
– 7 nights ashore in one of our facilities.
– Departure on the 8th day after breakfast.
– Return to Mauritius the next day around 11:00.

Included in the expedition:
– Two “a clin” boats equipped with two 15hp engines and 200lts of fuel for the duration of the stay.
– Three Mauritian meals per day.
– Water and basic soft drinks.
– 5 x 24 beer cans.

Not included in expedition:
– Guide for excursions or fishing.
– Alcoholic beverages.
– Diving or fishing equipment.
– The products that are not on the menu (fillet of beef, duck confit …).

Price:
– Eur 21,100 in high season (1st April to 31st May and from 15th October to 15th December).
– Eur 18,000 in low season (16th December to 30th March and from 1st June to 14th October).
– Administrative fee for foreigner included OIDC permit: Eur 4,000/Group
– Guiding on the atoll: – Eur 65/day

FORMULA 2

This package includes the crossing on one of our commercial fishing boats of 65 feet for a duration of 9 days including two nights at sea and 6 nights on South Island.

Itinerary:
– Departure from Port Louis, Taylor Smith Boat Yard  at around 3pm every Monday. Skipper’s Briefing.
– Arrival at South Island Tuesday afternoon  after 24 hours at sea (depending on the sea state).
– 6 nights ashore in one of our facilities.
– Departure on the following Tuesday  after breakfast.
– Return to Mauritius the next day around 11:00.

Included in the expedition:
– Guide for excursions or fishing.

– Administrative fee for foreigner included OIDC permit

– Two “à clin” boats equipped with 2 engines 15hp and 75lts of fuel for the duration of the stay.
– Three Mauritian meals per day.
– Water and basic soft drinks.
– 3 packs of local beer.

Not included in the expedition:
– Alcoholic beverages.
– Diving or fishing equipment.
– The products that are not on the menu (fillet of beef, duck confit …).

Price:
-Eur 4,400 / person in high season (1 April to 31 May and from 15 October to 15 December).
– Eur 4,000 / person in low season (16 December to 30 March and from 1 June to 14 October)

Medical & Health Requirements

Mandatory emergency medical evacuation insurance (Global rescue or Europe Assistance).

Passport

Everyone travelling to Mauritius must have a passport valid for at least 6 months beyond the end of travel.

Terms of Payment

A 50% deposit must be received on confirmation of the dates and full payment must be received at least 4 weeks prior to departure. If the deposit is not made upon confirmation of dates, the company has the right to give the booking dates to another group.

If a trip is cancelled by the clients less than 4 weeks prior to departure, the deposit will be forfeited. If a trip is cancelled less than 2 week prior to departure for unreasonable reasons*, the total amount will be forfeited.

Please note that a deposit of MUR 25,000 is requested in case of breakage or loss of equipment. This amount will be refunded on the client’s return to Mauritius. In case of loss or breakage of equipment due to client’s negligence, the company will use the money to cover for repairs.

If a trip is cancelled by the company due to bad weather or another unforeseen event, the client will be refunded in full.

*The company reserves the right to decide if a cancellation is made on reasonable grounds. Reasonable cancelation may include bad weather or other unforeseen events.

If one of the transporters is not operational for unforeseen reasons, another boat will be made available.

For available dates, please check with the company.