Rishi Excursions

Rishi Excursions welcomes you to the charming marine world of Mauritius! Known for its diverse fishery and stunning beauty, the island offers you many great opportunities to enjoy a day on the water and make memories of a lifetime. Whether you’re interested in inshore, nearshore, offshore, or reef fishing, Captain Rishi Atmaram will guide you and ensure you return home with the best experience possible. Choose a day that suits you and embark on a memorable fishing adventure in Mauritius!

The boat you’ll use is a restored 25’ Nabridas center console that can fit up to 4 guests. It runs on twin 60 HP Suzuki four stroke engines and has got GPS, fishfinder, and radio technology for safe and efficient navigation. The boat is equipped with a fighting chair, outriggers, downriggers, as well as snorkeling gear. There’s a multimedia system you can use to enjoy your trip even more and an ice-box to store your fish or drinks. For any help you need, there will be a first mate on board.

The species you’ll be targetting include Spangled Emperor, Yellowfin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Blue Marlin, Wahoo, Rockfish, and many more great species. You can attract them in many different ways and you’ll be keeping your catch. Some of the techniques you can utilize are deep sea fishing, trolling, jigging, as well as handline fishing. Kids are welcome to join any trip.

Your captain will provide the fishing gear, live bait, lures, and drinks. He also covers you for the fishing licenses. You should only bring some drinks before you start the trip.

Pay a visit to Rishi Excursions and enjoy a wonderful fishing experience in Mauritius!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $221
    This trip is a great choice if you'd like to spend several hours of bottom fishing. Starting at 7:00 a.m., you and Captain Rishi will have a great time chasing various species for about 5 hours. Your trip includes all the fishing gear, drinks, catch cleaning, as well as licenses.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Kids Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $221
    Bring your little ones aboard and enjoy a lovely family stay on the water. You and the crew will leave the dock at 7:00 a.m. and spend 5 hours with bottom fishing and trolling near the reef.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip–Dolphins + Reef Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $243
    Watch dolphins and enjoy some snorkling and reef fishing for 5 hours.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Slow Jigging (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $331
    A 5-hour slow jigging trip.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Slow Jigging (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $331
    A 5-hour slow jigging trip at 1:00 p.m.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Big Game Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $331
    Enjoy an exciting afternoon chase for a variety of big game species. You and the crew will start out at 1:00 p.m. and enjoy this fun-packed adventure until 7:00 p.m. You should only bring some food for the trip as the captain covers you for everything else.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Jigging and Popping
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 5:30 AM
    $331
    Three hours of jigging and three hours of popping.
  • Private trip
    7 Hour Trip – Big Game Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    $331
    This trip will take about 7 hours in the early morning. Fishing from 5:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., you and the crew will focus on catching various types of Tuna, Bonito, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, and Marlin. Your trip includes all the fishing gear you'll need.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Combo
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $376
    This trip allows you to have a special experience on the water not only fishing but also swimming and dolphin watching. Combine 8 hours of fishing with another lovely activity and have a fun-packed day on the water.
  • Private trip
    9 Hour Trip – Big Game Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    9 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    $442
    If 6 hours of chasing big game species aren't enough for you, this trip is an excellent choice. You and the crew will leave the dock at 5:00 a.m. and spend 9 hours fishing. As the captain provides all the equipment and drinks, you should only bring some food to stay refreshed.
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About the Charter Operator

Rishi Excursions
Grande Riviere Noire, Mauritius
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39 Customer reviews
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Member since August 2019
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Captain Rishi Atmaram discovered fishing when he was a teenager and the more he learned about it, the more he loved it. Eventually, he decided to run fishing charters for a living, which is when he obtained his captain's license. Today, Captain Rishi has been running trips for over a decade and he still enjoys taking people out and showing them the incredible fishing Mauritius has to offer.

About this listing

Targeted species

Amberjack Amberjack
Barracuda (Great) Great Barracuda
Bonito Bonito
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Boat specs

Nabridas (Center console) originally built in 2014, and restored in 2022. Powered by 2 60HP Suzuki engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 18 knots.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Handline
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Multimedia System
Outriggers

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 1 day before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
Crew Keeps Catch

Payment

Book with 20% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:

Cash

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 38 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
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Angler Rating
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Friendly captain
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Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
82%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
88%
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Hakan K.
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Half day trip with Captain Rishi

VERIFIED   7 Hour Trip – Big Game Fishing on January 2, 2023
I booked the half day morning trip with Captain Rishi and i would highly recommend you do the same. There are lots of flashier...
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Ralf B.
Port Louis, Mauritius
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Morning trip 7h Big Game/mixed

VERIFIED   7 Hour Trip – Big Game Fishing on November 21, 2022
After trying with a bigger ship we decided to go with a smaller boat, Rishi’s. Good decision, not seasick although...
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Ollie S.
Port Louis, Mauritius
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Half day dolphin and reef fishing

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip–Dolphins + Reef Fishing on November 15, 2022
Had a great day with Rishi, he was an amazing host, we arrived early but he was there to meet us and we went straight out to...
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BOUWER M.
Mauritius
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Full day trip with Captain Rishi. Best fishing experience you will have in Mauritius.

VERIFIED   9 Hour Trip – Big Game Fishing on December 29, 2022
We spent a whole day fishing trip with Rishi Excursions, headed by Captain Rishi. The best trip you could ask for in Mauritius....
BOUWER M. recommends Rishi Excursions
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Stefan P.
Bremen, Germany
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7 hours fishing

VERIFIED   7 Hour Trip – Big Game Fishing on March 14, 2022
It was an amazing experience.  We started 6 o clock with an amazing sunrise.  The view was unbelieveble. Richie...
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FAQs about Rishi Excursions

Rishi Excursions offers the following trips to customers:
  • MUR 10,000 per group - 5 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (5 hours)
  • MUR 10,000 per group - 5 Hour Trip – Kids Trip (5 hours)
  • MUR 11,000 per group - 5 Hour Trip–Dolphins + Reef Fishing (5 hours)
  • MUR 15,000 per group - 5 Hour Trip – Slow Jigging (AM) (5 hours)
  • MUR 15,000 per group - 5 Hour Trip – Slow Jigging (PM) (5 hours)
  • MUR 15,000 per group - 6 Hour Trip – Big Game Fishing (6 hours)
  • MUR 15,000 per group - 6 Hour Trip – Jigging and Popping (6 hours)
  • MUR 15,000 per group - 7 Hour Trip – Big Game Fishing (7 hours)
  • MUR 17,000 per group - 8 Hour Trip – Combo (8 hours)
  • MUR 20,000 per group - 9 Hour Trip – Big Game Fishing (9 hours)

When you book a trip with Rishi Excursions, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Multimedia System
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Rishi Excursions include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Rishi Excursions offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing

Rishi Excursions offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Handline
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Rishi Excursions include:
  • Amberjack
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Bonito
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Marlin (Black)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Rockfish
  • Spangled Emperor
  • Tuna (Albacore)
  • Tuna (Skipjack)
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)
  • Wahoo