Horizon Fishing

Sunset Boulevard Grand Bay Ma…
Grand Baie, Mauritius

As you draw away from the spectacular, unspoiled Mauritius coastline aboard a superb and newly restored cabin cruiser you will know you are in fishing paradise. The volcanic island is surrounded by a steep drop in the continental shelf, meaning deep sea fishing in the Indian Ocean is extremely accessible, and even a short trip can put you in a spot to catch the fish of a lifetime.

Capt. Nicholas’ 42’ D’unienville is fitted out extensively for deep sea fishing, with three fighting chairs, two 220HP Cummins marine engines, full navigational systems including an echo sounder with a color monitor, as well as a range of safety devices including 22 lifejackets, life buoys, automatic bilge pumps and a fire extinguisher. Conditions aboard are superb, with a spacious fly deck that gives fantastic views of the surrounding ocean, a kitchenette with a microwave, an enclosed shower and toilet and a spacious cabin.

On board you will find some of the best quality fishing equipment available, including 9 Fenwick fishing rods with Penn International reels (30 lbs, 50 lbs and 80 lbs) and a Penn downrigger. Fishing trips mainly involve trolling with a variety of live and artificial bait for Black and Blue Marlins, Dorados, Sharks, Tunas, Bonitos, Wahoos, Barracudas and more, depending on the season. The biggest fish tend to be around in the warmer season from November to April, making this a great place to get some winter sun and go fishing, although there are a variety of great species around all year round.

The experienced team aboard Horizon never leaves the dock without a selection of different, good-quality lures and live bait to give them the best chance of attracting a bite. While the charter company has been operating for 8 years and is manned by very experienced captains, they consider every day fishing to be a new opportunity to learn more, and they are enthusiastic about sharing this experience with you.

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About this listing

Boat Specs

D'unienville 42 () originally built in 1995, and restored in 2014. Powered by 2 220HP Cummins marine engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 18 knots.

42 ft
10 persons
Types of Fishing
Offshore Fishing
up to 40 nautical miles
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Targeted Species
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Marlin (Black)

Marlin (Blue)
Marlin (Striped)

Shark (Mako)

Shark (Tiger)
Spearfish (Longbill)

Tuna (Dogtooth)
Tuna (Skipjack)

Tuna (Yellowfin)
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Fly Fishing Equipment
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License
Fly Fishing Equipment
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 24 hours before the trip date.
Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.


20% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker to guarantee your reservation. The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the captain on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods: Cash, Visa, Mastercard, Bank Transfer.

About the Charter Operator

Horizon Fishing
Grand Baie, Mauritius
Member since December 2015
Fishing is a passion in the family for generations and I started very young with my dad.I never stopped.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

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Customer Reviews

4.78 out of 5 stars from 15 reviews

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The wheather was little too windy, so being at the boat was unpleasant. Crew was professional, but they don’t tell us anything what they were doing if we didn’t ask them. Food was good, and snorkling place was good. After 4 hour fishing, we didn’t managed to get fish.

Jarmo Veija  • Fished March 24, 2017
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It was a super trip, the boat and the crew are very professional.
The first time 10 caught, the second time 3.
We recommend!!!

Christian Stuecker  • Fished February 23, 2017
Horizon Fishing (The Captain)
Replied to this review on February 25, 2017

Thanks Christian and Monika,see you on your next holidays for more fishing.

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Une super partie de pêche avec un équipage formidable bien aguerri aux techniques de pêche aux gros
Au final un Marlin blues de 64kg mesurant 2.5m et 4 boîtes
Super content

Christophe Lenez  • Fished February 16, 2017
Horizon Fishing (The Captain)
Replied to this review on February 17, 2017

Merci Christophe et a bientot .

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