L’Oiseau des Iles II

Quay Port Mathurin, Rodrigues
Ile Rodrigues Port Mathurin, Maurit…

“L’oiseau des îles II” is a 53’ D’Unienville powered by twin 500HP Yanmar engines. The vessel is outfitted with 3 cabins - 1 single and two bunk cabins, all with double beds. There’s a private restroom with shower, sink and marine toilets. The boat features a spacious lounge on board, as well as a well-equipped kitchen with sink, oven and a large icebox. Navigation-wise, the boat is outfitted with a radar and GPS, sounder, VHF radio and an autopilot. The boat also features extinguishers, life raft and life jackets, as well as a satellite phone.

For fishing, mainly Shimano and Penn International rods and reels are utilized: the boat sports a single fighting chair as well as 2 outriggers, 2 electric downriggers, 2 tuna tubes, and all fishing gear is regularly maintained.

Captain Cyril and his veteran crew operate L’oiseau des îles II, a vessel that was built right here in Mauritius, specifically designed for trips to offshore banks, which last up to 5 days at sea. The team is flexible to customize your experience and organize your fishing trip exactly the way you’d like.

Cyril enjoys sharing his fishing passion with others. He combines his technical and interpersonal skills in order to provide a great experience to all anglers aboard his vessel. Cyril is accompanied by Francis and Toc, both veteran anglers and sailors with over 15 years of fishing experience in Rodrigues.

The Rodrigues island is famous for its sportfishing hotspots. Out here, the focus is on three productive fishing areas: the area around Rodrigues, East Bench, and Hawkins Bench. The crew offers both big game fishing and bottom fishing, as well as jigging, popping with live bait and more.

Whether you’re a beginner angler or a professional, the crew of L’oiseau des îles II aim to do everything they can to put you on fish. Some of the common pelagics frequenting the area include a variety of Billfish species, such as Blue and Black Marlin, and Sailfish, as well as Wahoo, Dorado, Tuna and more!

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About this listing

Boat Specs
53 ft
5 persons
Types of Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Shimano Tiagra 30, 50, 80lb, Penn rods, Profile
Shimano Aspire rods, Shimano Stella/Saragosa reels
Targeted Species
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Marlin (Black)
Marlin (Blue)

Red Bass

Trevally (Giant)
Tuna (Dogtooth)

Tuna (Yellowfin)
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Fly Fishing Equipment
1 cabin w/ dbl bed, 2 bunk cabins w/ dbl beds
w/ combined card reader, GPS, depth sounder FURUNO
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
sink, oven, hob & cooling facilities (large icebox)
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting
Soft drinks & water
First Mate
Fishing License
Fly Fishing Equipment
Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. In case of unsafe weather conditions, you can choose a different trip date or cancel with a full deposit refund.
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.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly

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.

About the Captain

Cyril Faure
Ile Rodrigues Port Mathurin, Mauritius
Member since March 2014
Trained by former world spearfishing chamion Jean-Baptiste Esclapez, Cyril strives for perfectionism when it comes to serving his guests. He loves to learn and never stops trying to expand his understanding of the fish behavior. As the captain of "L'oiseau des îles II", Cyril has put all of his fishing expertise to customize and optimize your very own Mauritian fishing adventure.

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