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Le Nautilus

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Although it was rainy throughout the visit which made the water a bit rough, it was a very... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
Gregori L
Dublin, Ireland
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A Nice Way for Some to Go Diving While Staying Dry

My wife and I took Le Nautulus out to some small islands off the west coast. The boat circles some... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
White, Georgia
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  • Average23%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“sunny day”(3 reviews)
“fish”(9 reviews)
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Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Although it was rainy throughout the visit which made the water a bit rough, it was a very enjoyable ride . The swim with mask and snorkel was nice as I was able to swim with my 6yo while my wife was taking pictures through...More

Thank Gregori L
Reviewed 27 June 2018

My wife and I took Le Nautulus out to some small islands off the west coast. The boat circles some islands, while half the passengers take in the scenery underwater, then on the return cycle the other half descend to see the coral, rocks and...More

Thank Ganfo
Reviewed 16 March 2018

To start with, this is a tour for those who don`t have an opportunity to dive or snorkel in deep water so we were there with our small kids hoping they still do see more than we normally did when snorkeling by the shore. The...More

Thank LaraKZ
Reviewed 5 March 2018

It was nice, and inexpensive at 25 euro per person, but overall it was average. Short experience with watered down Planteurs on the route home. The snorkeling equiptment malfunctioned for both my husband and I where it would not suction to our face, making it...More

Thank Lauren L
Reviewed 23 February 2018

We enjoyed the glass bottom boat ride to Pigeon Island. Comfortable seating and good viewing of the coral and fish, though the hurricane obviously had done some damage, according to folks who had been there before and were disappointed this time around. If it's your...More

Thank Katie F
Reviewed 23 January 2018

This glass bottom boat was different from others we've done before. You sit "downstairs" on the boat and are surrounded by glass windows. The captain spoke very limited French but tried to include us in what was being pointed out. The rum punch at the...More

Thank critney2017
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

The glass-bottomed viewing area is awesome, though it does make you feel a bit queasy! Be sure to book in advance, we were told we wouldn't need to but then turned up and all the boats that morning were full. Take swimming stuff and snorkels...More

1  Thank Miranda and Tim F
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This glass bottom boat was the second one I have ever been on; the first was in Cabo San Lucas. In comparison this was much better, you actually sit in the clear hull as opposed to looking down through a glass bottom. The boat takes...More

1  Thank 4Steve2014
Reviewed 8 February 2017

After a stunningly beautiful drive from Fort de France, the Nautilus was a huge letdown. The boat was so packed that we got to go below for the glass bottom view in shifts. The boat kept moving, so there was no opportunity to enjoy the...More

1  Thank skyhoosier
Reviewed 10 January 2017

This glassbottom boat is running everyday all days in week and is very much like it sounds.....an glass bottom boat. The view is good and its a short boat trip to just see the coral reefs of reserve costeau. For me that love to snorkel...More

Thank Maria C
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