Gros Plan, Madagascar

Excellent crew and service

“exchange of experience between the guests all dives corals, whale shark, sharks, turtle”

Nathalie S, France France
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  • Caters to just 8 guests
  • World-class diving in Madagascar
  • Visits Mitsio and Radama archipelagos

Experience world-class diving in Madagascar aboard the comfortable Gros Plan liveaboard. Catering to just 8 guests to offer more personalized service, the Gros Plan catamaran has 4 cozy cabins. Each has a double bed, reading lights, and an en-suite bathroom with a hot-water shower. Social areas include an indoor salon, outdoor terrace, dining area, and sunbathing areas around the boat. The onboard chef freshly prepares delicious cuisine.

The Gros Plan catamaran departs from Nosy Be, Madagascar, for sensational diving in the Indian Ocean. Itineraries are 6 days long and explore either the southern Radames archipelago or the northern Mitsio islands. Divers can get up close with leopard sharks, turtles, whale sharks, whales, Spanish dancers, stunning coral reefs, swim-throughs, and wrecks. The 4 crew onboard are on hand to ensure a smooth and relaxing trip.

Join the Gros Plan catamaran for a fantastic dive liveaboard in Madagascar. Book online today.

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Included: VAT, Fuel Surcharge, Drinking Water, Soft drinks, Tea & Coffee, Welcome Cocktails, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Snacks, Diving Package, Private Dive Guide, Land Excursions, Snorkel Gear, Snorkeling Guide, Cabin Towels, Complimentary Toiletries, Deck Towels.

Required Extras: Park, Port and Fuel Fees (60 EUR per trip).

Optional Extras: Gratuities, Airport Transfer (27 EUR per activity), Hotel Transfer (27 EUR per activity), Alcoholic Beverages, Wine with Dinner, Rental Gear (50 EUR per trip).

Book now, pay later: You can easily place your booking online. We will then hold the spaces for you and you can confirm with a payment later.

* Extra fees are shown per person.

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Boat features

  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Custom built for diving
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Outside Showers
  • Separate Rinse for u/w Camera
  • Dedicated Local & International Crew
  • Observation Deck
  • Available for Charter
  • Fishing

Food & Drinks

  • Local Food
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Beer available
  • Vegan Options
  • Free Soft Drinks
  • Wine Available
  • Welcome Cocktails

If you have any specific dietary requirements whilst on-board your cruise, you can add this to your special requests on step 2 of the booking form. We advise limiting these requests to religious beliefs or food allergies.


  • DIN Adaptors
  • Tenders for diving
  • Shaded Diving Area

The crew speaks English and French.

Gear Rental

There is diving gear available on this boat. Please provide your rental needs on the booking form. See below for further details on inclusions and pricing. Show prices.

Drawings & Vessel Layouts

#deckplan floorplan

Boat Specifications

  • Year built 2015
  • Length 45 feet
  • Deck area 84M2
  • Beam 6M
  • Top speed 12 knots
  • Cruising speed 8 knots
  • Engines 2 x 40 CV
  • Max guests 8
  • Number of cabins 4
  • Number of bathrooms 4
  • Water capacity 2X150L
  • Fuel capacity 600 L
  • Freshwater maker yes

Boat Navigation and Safety

  • Depth Sounder
  • GPS
  • Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
  • Emergency Rafts
  • Life Vests
  • Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers
  • Oxygen
  • First Aid Kits
  • Satellite & mobile phones
  • Search light
  • Crew trained in first aid
  • Emergency flares

Gros Plan Reviews

  • 8.5 Fabulous
  1. Vessel
  2. Crew
  3. Food
  4. Diving
  5. Value
  • 8.4 Very good
  • Nathalie S
  • France France
wonderful. Magic

exchange of experience between the guests all dives corals, whale shark, sharks, turtle

Recommended for
dives, trip and crew
  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • Zuzana V
  • Slovakia Slovakia
Very good diving trip

Sharks and turtles

Recommended for
Staff Guide Cabin
  • 8.4 Very good
  • Martina B
  • Switzerland Switzerland
Tauchsafari auf dem Katamaran

Eine abwechslungsreiche Tour mit ca. 2 Tauchgänge pro Tag, möglichkeit zum Schnorcheln und Landgänge auf einsamen Inseln. Besonders die maximal Belegung von 8 Personen und die kleine Crew von 4 Personen sorgt für eine familiäre Stimmumg. Es ist von Vorteil gute Französischkenntnisse zu haben.

Recommended for
Abwechslungsreichr Tour, liebe Crew und gutes Essen