Madagascar Cruises - Example Itinerary
Below is a classic example of a 7 nights cruise, to give you an idea of what to expect. However all our cruises are tailor made - its your charter therefore its tailored to suit your needs. So if your specific interest is Scuba Diving or fishing as an example, the cruise will be amended for you!
So all you need to do is tell us what you are specifically looking to do and our skippers will plan your itinerary for you!
8 days / 7 nights
Day 1: 2h 30mins sailing
Arriving in Hellville in the morning you will board the Nautitech 82 at 12.00 noon. Setting sail for Tany Kely, which is a National park protected by a large reef and a perfect spot for snorkelling. The flora and fauna inside the lagoon is very rich and colourful. After a visit of the island and its lighthouse depart for Nosy Komba in the afternoon. Night at Nosy Komba.
Also called Nosy Ambariovato, Nosy Komba is surrounded by breath taking rocks that host hundreds of lemurs that you can easily approach if you offer them a banana. Visit Ampagorina and its craft shops where you can purchase beautiful embroidered bed sheets and table linen. Moor overnight at Nosy Komba.
Day 3: 5h sailing
An early morning departure towards the Mitsio islands, an archipelago made up of 6 islands and large rocks. Lunch in front of Nosy Tsarabanjina, "white Sandy Island". A perfect spot for swimming in crystal clear waters. In the afternoon sail to Grande Mitsio passing by the Cannes d'Orgues a very strange geological formation protruding out of the sea. Moor overnight at Grande Mitsio.
Day 4: 2h 30mins sailing
A visit of Grande Mitsio, the only inhabited island of this archipelago where you can relax and swim. After lunch sail to Ankarea, which is the highest point in the archipelago, culminating at 283m. On the West coast of this massive island, sparse endemic plants sit up like an army of guards, which is a contrast to the Eastern part of the island that is extremely green. Sail back to Grande Mitsio and anchor overnight.
Day 5: 5h sailing
Departure to Nosy Sakatia, a small Island of 6 km2, which is a little paradise. Visiting this island you will discover wild vanilla, ylang ylang, pineapples and a primary forest that is still virgin. You may also spot the smallest chameleon in the world. Moor overnight at Nosy Sakatia.
Day 6: 4h sailing
Set Sail towards Nosy Iranja, known as the tortoise's island. Nosy Iranja is in fact made up of 2 islands Iranja Be and Iranja Kely, which are linked by a path of sand. After lunch a visit of this island is a must! Late afternoon departure towards Baramahamay and anchor overnight.
Day 7: 5h 30mins sailing
In the morning a visit of the village and lunch onboard. In the afternoon sail back to Hellville.
Day 8: Disembarkation