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Top activities to do in Mauritius

Yes, what to do in Mauritius? This is a question that motivates your internet research since you have taken your plane ticket for this dream destination. How to visit Mauritius once you have arrived at Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam airport? The Republic of Mauritius is an island in the Indian Ocean, 870 kilometers east of Madagascar and 170 kilometers from Reunion Island. Although, a very small country, it is full of places of interest to discover. Famous for its paradisiacal beaches and turquoise waters, Mauritius also offers a beautiful hiking experiences in forests and mountains.

Part of the Mascarene Islands, Mauritius was, during its history, subject to European covetousness: Dutch (named Mauritius from 1638-1710), French (named L'Isle de France from 1715-1810) and English (Named again Mauritius from 1810-1968) before its independence in 1968. As a result, French, English and Creole are the three languages used by the majority of the 1,259,900 people making up the Mauritian population.

With over 170 kilometers of coast protected by a coral reef, the volcanic formation of over 2,000 km² will amazingly surprise those who travel to Mauritius. A climate where it feels good to live throughout the year, pristine water, white sandy beaches, picturesque waterfalls are a few among the hidden treasures of Mauritius. From the beaches of Flic en Flac and Blue Bay to the waterfalls of Eau Bleue, Grand-Bassin, the National Parks or the paradisiac islands, you will not get bored during your stay in Mauritius. To help you plan your trip, explora offers you the Top things to do and see in Mauritius, along with some tips to make your visits easier. Discover the most beautiful places now!

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The prices are here indicative purpose only. Explora is not involved in the sales of activities. Some activities may require a minimum amount of people and/or are not available every day. Details of the activities may change without prior notice.

Activities in the East

Enjoy the islands and sea activities of the east.

Ile aux Cerfs Island + Sea Activities (Speed boat) | Price per person : Rs. 2,600

Description: Include Parasailing, Tube Ride, Undersea Walk, G.R.S.E waterfalls, Boat transfer. Swim and visit the island on your own.

Pick up point: Belle-Mare at 08h45

Duration: Full Day

Food: Lunch on island & drinks

Activities in the North

Enjoy the islands and the lagoons of the North.

Ilot Gabriel Island (Catamaran) | Price per person : Rs. 1,400

Description: Include Coin de Mire, Ilot Gabriel and Flat island. Music and boat transfer included. Swim and visit the islands.

Pick up point: Grand Bay

Duration: Full Day

Food: Lunch & drinks

Activities in the West

Enjoy the islands and the dolphins.

Ile aux Benitiers Island + Dolphins (Speed boat) | Price per person : Rs. 1,400

Description: Swim with the dolphins, snorkeling at Crystal Rock and visit of Ile aux Benitiers.

Pick up point: Tamarin

Duration: Full Day

Food: Lunch on the island & drinks

Mountain exploration

Enjoy the beauty of Mauritius from above with an experienced guide

Trekking Le Pouce | Price per person : Rs. 1,500

Description: Difficulty level: Easy

Pick up point: TBA

Duration: 3 hours

Food: Snacks & fruits

Waterfall Trekking

Hike to discover the Cascades with an experienced guide

7 Cascades (3h) | Price per person : Rs. 1,300

Description: Difficulty level: Easy

Pick up point: Henrietta

Duration: 3 hours

Food: Snacks & fruits

River Trekking

Hike to discover the rivers with an experienced guide

Eau Bleue waterfalls & river (5h) | Price per person : Rs. 2,500

Description: Difficulty level: Moderate. Include abseiling and jumping.

Pick up point: TBA

Duration: 5 hours

Food: Lunch included

Forest Trekking & Camping

Hike to discover the forests with an experienced guide

Pétrin I.C - Gorges de la Rivière noire parking (6h) | Price per person : Rs. 1,600

Description: Difficulty level: Moderate.

Pick up point: TBA

Duration: 5 hours

Food: Lunch included

Visits around Mauritius

Get in the car and we'll take care of everything

Port Louis & The North | Price per person : See details

Description: Citadelle Fort Adelaide (View over Champs de Mars racecourse), China Town, Central Market, Pamplemousses botanical garden. Entry fees included. Transport include pick up at hotel and back.

Optional : Aapravasi Ghat, Natural History Museum, Places D’Armes, Government House, Blue Penny Museum, Caudan waterfront shopping mall, Beau Plan sugar mill & its museum, The Labourdonnais Orchards in Mapou, Maheshwarnath Temple - Triolet Shivala, Mauritius Aquarium in Pointe aux Biches, The Red Roof Chapel, Cap Malheureux, Paul et Virginie Monument in Poudre d’Or, Theatre of Port Louis

Pick up point: Your hotel / location

Duration: Full day

Food: Lunch & beverage

Price: 1 adult: Rs. 3,500 | Additional adults: Rs. 1,250 | Additional Child : Rs. 1,000

Other places & activities

Place & things-to-do not included above (Prices: TBA)

The East

Le Waterpark & Leisure village, Victoria 1840 an old sugar mill in Trou d'eau Douce, Domaine de l’Ylang Ylang Distillery, Dutch Ruins and Frederik Hendrik Museum, Flacq Market, Flacq Shopping Mall