Blue Safari Submarines
There are two submarines in the Blue Safari fleet, and both offer a unique and unforgettable activity in Mauritius.
There is only 12 leisure submarine operation in the world, and Blue Safari is the only one, not only in Mauritius but in all Indian Ocean. Blue safari is also the unique leisure submarine operation in the world to operate 2 submarine of small sizes, maximum capacity being 10 seat, offering therefore a real personalized adventure not to be missed while being in Mauritius.
Each submarine can dive to 35 metres where the views under the warm Indian Ocean are filled with colourful fish, coral, crab and stingray. Look out of the windows and experience the natural beauty in complete safety while the knowledgeable pilot points out interesting things to see. Choose between the larger BS1100 and the small-party BS600 for the experience to suit you. Both of them will give you a rare life-time adventure not to be missed in Mauritius.
The BS1100 is a 7.5 metre long, 10-seater submarine which has been specially designed to give you a great under-water view through individual windows. The seating area is similar to the inside of a small plane, so you are comfortable at all times. There’s also a TV screen on board that shows images from a camera on the outside, so you won’t miss any of the wonderful sights.
This submarine will take you to the wreck of the Star Hope where fish, eels and crabs have made themselves at home. The trip lasts for a total of two hours, and for 35 to 40 minutes you will be under the beautiful ocean experiencing the most memorable attraction in Mauritius. At the end of the excursion, you will be given a certificate signed by the pilot and a refreshing, non-alcoholic drink.
For a more individual experience, the BS600 is a 5-seater submarine with a huge, panoramic window used for couples, families and special occasion trips.
This holiday highlight is a special treat for you and your partner or family. There is room for up to five passengers and the large window at the front gives everyone onboard a wide view of ocean 35 metres below sea level. The pilot can take you to the wreck of the Star Hope, or to another reef area, depending on your interests.
To add an extra special touch to this wonderful excursion in Mauritius, Champagne can be served onboard for a party of up to four people. Imagine sipping a glass of bubbly while travelling under the sea.
Blue Safari also offer an under-water “tête à tête” lunch. A fine meal with good wine will be served by the driver for a one-of-a-kind experience. A wonderful way to celebrate an anniversary, a special birthday or an engagement!
For a wedding day to remember, you can exchange vows 35 metres under the Indian Ocean. A 30-minute ceremony can all be caught on camera from outside the submarine, in video or still photographs.
Blue safari is also open to any personalized suggestion as long as it doesn’t compromise with your safety on board.
Made just for two – sub scooters are a fun and unique way to drive along the sea bed of the the Indian Ocean. Blue Safari provide you and a friend or family member with everything you need to enjoy an unusual activity in Mauritius, which takes place three metres under the sea. You don’t need to be a swimmer or diver to take part, and all instructions are given to you before you set off.
Those subscooter has been invented by Blue Safari, certified by Classification Society as well as French Maritim Affairs for your own safety. They have already exported their invention in few countries such as Bora Bora, New Caledonia.
These under-water scooters are easy to use, with a steering wheel to change direction, and an accelerator pedal to take you up to 3km an hour in speed. As you move around the warm, blue waters off the shore of Mauritius you can see pretty sea life right in front of the bubble-like screen. You breathe naturally in a dome that seats two people, one behind the other, enabling you to share laughs and surprises!
During this unforgettable attraction in Mauritius, you have a 15-minute training session before being fitted with a wet suit provided by Blue Safari. A diver swims alongside you to make sure you get the best experience, and to ensure you are safe at all times.