Discover L'ile D'ambre (Amber Island) with Yemaya Adventures.
Ile d'Ambre a treasure rich in biodiversity and history, only a stones throw away from the north-east coast of Mauritius.
One of the last wild sanctuaries of the country- with its dense mangroves the island is ideal for kayaking, getting closer and learning about its vital role in the fragile marine eco system. The trip starts off with a briefing explain how to kayak and some safety measures.
The group then paddles across aprox. 300 meters to reach the mangroves around the island. Passing along narrow passages and learning about the eco system. They will have a chance to stop and snorkel in the mangroves to see closer the roots and the juvenile fish that live here to protect themselves from larger fish.
The trip then continues to a jetty where the qualified sea kayak instructors/guides takes them on a small stroll of the island to where some ruins dating 1750 as they learn about the history of the island.
Once the small walk is over the group paddles some more to reach Bernaches Island where a white sandy beach awaits them for a good refreshing swim and a picnic lunch.
After lunch the group gets back in their 2 seated sit on top sea kayaks and paddle back to the main land crossing a turquoise large bay.
The total distance to paddle is 7 kilometers mostly protected and calm seas apart from 300 meters and 100 meters where some wind can pass through depending of course on the weather.
All clients will be asked to bring protective foot wear. Guide ratio is 1 to 10. BCU (British Canoe Union) standards are applied and guides have been formed by a qualified BCU instructor.