Take a trip onboard a semi-submarine (Nessee) and discover the amazing undersea world in absolute safety.

You’ll explore the rich aquatic life of the underwater of Mauritius, spot coral reefs, different types of fish, and discover the marine ecosystem. The vessel in itself resembles a surfaced submarine and upon your arrival onboard, you’ll descend to your seats below the waterline where you’ll see big glasses of windows on the sides, hence enabling you to have a stunning underwater view without getting yourself wet. The atmosphere inside creates an illusion that you are travelling in a submarine.


  • 1 hour 45 minutes

Start time
  • The starting time is 08:00

Operating hours
  • 08:00 to 16:00

Operating days
  • All days

  • Offered as supplement

  • Enjoy stunning views of the underwater world onboard a semi-submarine
  • Discover marine life, coral reefs and a wide species of fish
  • Learn about the different species that you'll encounter from your experienced guide
  • The semi submarine will stop at certain places and you can enjoy some snorkeling
  • View turtles, rays and barracudas
  • Refreshments will be given during your adventure


Semi-submarine trip (Nessee)
  • Start your trip by boarding the semi-submarine and then descend to your seats only to discover large windows on each sides, creating the illusion of travelling in a submarine
  • Explore rich coral reefs of Mauritius, it's ecosystem and a wide variety of fish
  • You'll be comfortably sited in the air-conditioned room while enjoying at the same time close panoramic views of coral reefs, colourful fish and many other different sea creatures
  • During your trip, you'll learn from experienced guides about some of the species that you'll encounter
  • The semi submarine will stop at a specific location so that you can go off board and enjoy some snorkeling near coral reefs
  • You'll also spot turtles, rays and barracudas
  • Refreshments will be available on board

General Info

Facilities onboard
  • Deck with covered sitting area
  • Bar
  • Toilets
  • Showers
  • Air-conditioned cabin
  • Radio cassette
  • Life jackets
  • Radio
  • Fire extinguishers
  • First Aid Kit
  • Distress rockets
  • Mobile telephone kit

Minimum age
  • No minimum age is required. Passengers of all ages can take the trip

Snorkeling equipment
  • Free snorkeling equipment will be available for use

How it works?

How to book
  1. Fill out the booking form on this page with your specific details and we will email you you within one hour with a personalized quote
  2. You can then review the quote and adjust the itinerary to best match your exact requirements
  3. Confirm your booking by replying back to receive a booking confirmation by email
  4. On the day of tour or activity, your driver will pick you up at your accommodation as specified in your booking
  5. Payment can be made in two ways:
    • On the day of the tour directly to the driver
    • Online via our website by Visa or MasterCard credit card
    • Online via PayPal (in USD only)

  • Our reservation team will be able to answer any question you may have
  • We can fully customize your trips

Travellers' Reviews

55 out of 5 stars (based on 2 reviews)

Underwater Experience

April 5, 2019

I have never seen this kind of underwater life before, colorful fish, corals and turtle. An experience to remember and a must to those visiting Mauritius

Gabriel D


March 22, 2019

This was a great way to discover the beautiful colorful marine life without getting wet. Kind staff and awesome experience