Welcome to Île aux Cerfs
Like Marilyn Monroe and Cleopatra, Île aux Cerfs' killer looks have triggered its demise. Once sparsely populated by cerfs (stags; imported for hunting from Java), this picturesque island is now overrun with touts and replete with tourists baking under the tropical sun or lazing in the perfect, gin-clear waters. The obtrusive crowds and general summer-camp vibe may be off-putting at first, but few people realise... Read More
Top experiences in Île aux Cerfs
Île aux Cerfs activities
Full-Day Catamaran Cruise in Mauritius: Ile aux Cerfs, GRSE Waterfall and Snorkeling in Eau Bleue
At 9:30am you will embark on a luxury catamaran and set sail towards GRSE waterfalls.You will visit the GRSE waterfall which is amazing. The GRSE waterfall is surrounded by casuarinas, rocks and fresh water. After visiting the waterfall, you will be brought to Eau bleue for snorkeling, a perfect diving site! This is where you will be able to discover the underwater world where there are colorful fishes. Afterwards, at around 12:30 or 1pm, you will receive lunch which comprises of grilled chicken, grilled fish, chicken sausages, mixed salad, rice salad, pasta salad, and garlic bread. As beverages, they obtain beer, rum, different kinds of soft drinks, juice and water. For dessert, you'll get either fruits or banana flambe.When lunch is over, you will be dropped on the virgin island called Ile aux Cerfs where you'll have the opportunity to relax or have a walk around to explore the island. You can opt for tanning or swimming. You can seize this golden opportunity to take a 'selfie' among their loved ones, friends and families.After spending beautiful moments on the island, it is now time to board on the catamaran again to head towards Four A Chaux. At around 4pm, you will be back to Four A Chaux.
Day Trip to Ile Aux Cerfs Island and Grand River South East Waterfall in Mauritius
Enjoy a day trip in the South East Coast of Mauritius to discover the spectacular waterfall Grand River South East and the paradise island Ile aux Cerfs. Board a beautiful, spacious white motorboat with a friendly crew member and skipper heading towards the GRSE waterfall's mouth, where the river’s current meets the ocean’s tide, you will see some impressive ravines along with the mesmerizing waterfall. This natural spot adds color to your excursion with its surrounding rocks, greenery and fresh water. See wildlife, such as monkeys jumping in the trees with their newborns, fruit bats hanging up in trees and the endemic bird ‘Paille en Queue’ flying high in the sky. You will be served a small breakfast of cheese sandwiches and juice while enjoying the scenery as you're sailing, including some stunning hotels along the way. Next, you will have time to go snorkeling. Enjoy the marine life and see some beautiful fish swim right next to you. The water is so clear you can easily see fish and sea life and it is excellent for snorkeling. After this wonderful experience, we will continue to the postcard-perfect side of Ile aux Cerfs. You will have the chance to go parasailing (cost of other activities not included). After this activity, it will be time for lunch and you will again board the boat to travel to the wild side of the island for a delicious meal prepared by the cooking team. A nice table will be set up and waiting for you on the beach, where you will be served a 3-course lunch, including a starter, main course and dessert.Finally, you will be able to explore and see sea urchins, sea stars and a lot of coral. There will also be plenty of time to relax and enjoy some sunbathing. Don't forget to bring your sunscreen! The beach is wonderful for swimming in the crystal-clear waters under the big, blue sky and admiring the breathtaking views.Lunch Menu: Starter: Poulet Croustilliant + Poisson pane + samosa + salad Main Course: BBQ chicken + chicken sausage + mixed salad + garlic breadDessert: Fresh fruitDrinks: Orange juice + soft drinks + mineral water + beer + wine + rum (limited alcohol) Vegetarian Food: Available (kindly request it while booking in advance)Things to mention in advance: For any allergies with the foodAny other preferences about the menu
Ile Aux Cerfs Speedboat Excursion from Trou D'eau Douce
Meeting point in Trou D'eau Douce and start with a short briefing. After this you will be embark on the speedboat to Ile aux Cerfs where you will spend a full day enjoying the sandy beaches and Turquoise lagoon.Enjoy a tranquil and soothing time far away from our routine and hectic lives. One of the largest islands of the Mauritian territory, is Ile aux Cerfs. It amounts to an area of about 100 hectares and is home to an exquisite foliage. Ile aux Cerfs offers you a wealth of preciously preserved nature and an imposing and magnificent landscape. The island is also famous for its sandy beaches and a beautiful lagoon where you are sure to have a day of relaxation on a picturesque beach. If you want more fun there are a big selection of activities along certain parts of Ile aux Cerfs such as snorkeling, water skiing, banana, glass bottom boats and more.If you have selected the optional lunch, this is a sample menu of what you can expect: start with salad and grilled garlic bread, then a main course of chicken and fish barbecue followed by a dessert of grilled banana or pineapple. Lobster is also available (if option selected).
Full-Day 4 Peninsulas Speed Boat Tour from Pointe Jerome
You are welcomed and briefed by the crew members on arrival. The luxurious speed boat heads towards Blue Bay Marine Park for those who like to snorkel. During the trip, you will receive light snacks. At Blue Bay Marine Park, the snorkelers will discover the underwater world which comprises of different shapes and colors of fishes, different forms of corals and different marine flora.After snorkeling, you head towards Ile de la passe and receive a historical briefing about Ile de la Passe, delivered by the crew.Afterwards, you head towards ile aux phare which is found just next to Ile de la passe. You can explore the island and once again a historical briefing is given by the crew.The next phase is to visit Ile aux Flammants depending on Sea Conditions. However, you will have lunch either on board or on Ile aux Cerfs. For lunch, you will receive BBQ chicken and fish, Gambass, Garlic Bread and variety of mixed salads. As dessert, you will get banana flambe. You will have a wide variety of beverages from which you can select such as white and rose wine, beer, rum, coke, water, and fruit juice. After lunch, you can explore Ile aux Cerfs also known as Deer Island.After the visit to Ile aux Cerfs, the speed boat head towards GRSE waterfall which is surrounded by fresh water and rocks. The last stop over will be next to Ile aux Aigrettes for you to observe the sunset. At around 4pm, you return back to Pointe Jerome
Speedboat Excursion to Grand River South East Waterfall and Ile Aux Cerfs from Trou D'eau Douce
Meeting in Trou D'eau Douce for a short briefing. After this you will be embark on the speedboat to Grand River South East Waterfall and Ile aux Cerfs where you will spend a full day enjoying the sandy beaches and Turquoise lagoon. It is the longest river of the island. It flows 30 km along the Bambou mountain chain before it empties itself through a magnificent waterfall in the Baie de L’Anse Cunat. This river is one of the most renowned river in Mauritius, through generations now. This place offers a pure moment of relaxation and breathtaking views in the arm of Mother Nature far away from the materialistic world. You will be impressed by the flora and fauna on the banks of the river, where you will be able to observe the bats hanging from the tops of the branches and monkeys in their natural habitat perched on trees or sheltered on mountain slopes that border the river. Many birds also fly over the river, namely the majestic Pailles en Queue.Ile aux CerfsSun, sea and sand - there can be no other ideal replica of this phrase when it comes to enjoying a tranquil and soothing time far away from our routine and hectic lives. One of the largest island of the Mauritian territory, is Ile aux Cerfs. It amounts to an area of about 100 hectares and is home to an exquisite foliage. Ile aux Cerfs offers you a wealth of preciously preserved nature and an imposing and magnificent landscape. The island is also famous for its sandy beaches and beautiful lagoon where you are sure to have a day of relaxation on a picture-postcard beach. If you want more fun there is a big selection of activities along certain parts of Ile aux Cerfs such as snorkeling, water skiing, banana, glass bottom boats and more.If you have selected the optional lunch, this is a sample menu of what you can expect: Starter - Salads and grilled garlic bread. Main Course - Chicken and fish barbecue. Dessert - Grilled banana or pineappleLobster also available (if option selected)
7-Day Mauritius Highlights Experience
Day 1: 10am - 6pmEnjoy a cultural and Heritage Tour at historical places around the island Located at Port-Louis and Mahebourg.Day 2: 1pm - 6pmSpend the day at Ile Aux Cerfs.Day 3: 12pm - 6pmThis day is reserved for you to go out for a local cuisine tasting and a lunch organized by Mauritian natives in a restaurant in the hotel.Day 4: 9am - 6pmAn outing organized for you to enjoy nature by climbing Black-River Gorges and visiting Chamarel and nearby attractions in the Village of Chamarel Like Quad-Biking and hiking and trekking.Day 5: 10am - 6pmA day at La Vanille Crocodile Park and the seaside enjoying the main product which is Sea Sun Sand on a sandy beach.Day 6: 6pm - 6amAn event is organized in the hotel, restaurant or pub of your choice for an entertainment which is themed.Day 7: 10am - 6pmA day out to visit a museum and souvenir shops at Port-Louis all around the island.