Mauritius, known officially as the Republic of Mauritius, is an island nation located off the southeast coast of the African continent in the Indian Ocean. It is a volcanic island of lagoons and palm-fringed beaches with coral reefs surrounding most of the coastlines.

Mauritius is famous for the Dodo (an extinct flightless bird the size of a swan), a multicultural population, incredible expensive resorts (up to $600 a night and more)

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What Is Mauritius Famous For?

Mauritius rum, sugar and fruit jams, the Seven Coloured Earths, an underwater waterfall, the Giant water lilies in the Pamplemousses Botanical Garden, Ravanne Drum and Sega music, and nice golf courses attract many tourist every year to Mauritius

Hike through the Black Gorges National Park. Meet the giant turtles in La Valline. Go market hopping at Port Louis.

From sightseeing tours to once-in-a-lifetime experience like the Exclusive Helicopter Flight, we have something to meet the requirements of every kind of traveller.

The cuisine in Mauritius has often been described as a melting pot of flavours. It is a mix of various influences with French, European, Indian, Chinese flavours. The cuisine is seafood-heavy and you can expect a lot of rum in Mauritius! Popular dishes include their curries, seafood dishes as well as a popular street food called dholl puri, which is a wheat bread stuffed with ground split peas. From high-end fine dining restaurants to roadside shacks, you will be spoilt for choice!

Mauritius has a tropical maritime climate, with relatively little seasonal variation in temperatures, and generally pleasant and sunny on the coast year round. Winter, from May to October is warm and dry. Summer from November to April is hot, humid and rainy. Cyclones occur between January and March.


Mauritius is a paradise for watersports lovers! The top watersports in Mauritius include parasailing, kayaking, water skiing, windsurfing, deep-sea fishing, dolphin spotting and whale watching, snorkeling among the coral reefs.


At Pointe aux Piments on the northwest coast, you can swim in a reef teeming with vibrant corals and multihued fish Embrace your adventurous spirit and try your hand at one of these top things to do in Mauritius!


And don’t forget to go on a catamaran ride in Mauritius as well as day cruises!


Over three percent of the island is covered in national parks or reserves – including Black River Gorges National Park, Île aux Aigrettes, La Vallée de Ferney and tiny Bras d’Eau – and there are a host of outdoor activities available, from hiking and cycling to canyoning and skydiving. The cooler, drier months from June to September are best for being outdoors. Over the past decade, the island has also become a top-flight golf destination, while numerous hotels and resorts have tennis facilities.


Located on the south-western tip of Mauritius, Le Morne is the place to be when it comes to kite surfing. This spot is home to exceptional conditions, including 5 to 10-knot winds, which is more than the other spots in Mauritius, and a large turquoise lagoon offering an ideal playground for freestyle/freeride kite surfing. Thanks to the Kite Lagoon, southeast of Point du Morne, kitesurfing in Mauritius is for everyone, including people who are trying the activity for the first time. Kitesurfing is possible year-round – although seasoned kiters come from May to October, when winds are strongest – and this is one of the best and safest spots to learn

Hiking Tamarin Falls

Feeling adventurous and fancy? A rainforest expedition in the heart of Mauritius is a one of a kind experince. The views are loaded with breathtaking mountains, rivers, forests, and famous waterfalls. Hiking in the Tamarin Falls is open to everyone, including those with little or no experience in this kind of activity. Enjoy the wild fauna, beautiful flora, and the beauty of mother nature’s creations.


If water sports aren’t really your thing or you just fancy a day on dry land then a hike like this will perfectly meet your expectations, and offer all nature and animal lovers a wonderful experience. Exotic plants, beautiful birds, and incredible views, the superlatives are not even enough to describe what awaits you during this hike through the center of Mauritius!

Seaplane Flight

Do you dream of experiencing a takeoff and landing on the water? If so, opt for a seaplane flight over Mauritius and discover the abundance of charm that Mauritius has to offer. Once onboard the aircraft, enjoy sensational views of the surrounding nature, including sweeping beaches and colorful coral islands. The crystalline blue water of the lagoons as well as the postcard-like will undoubtedly stay in your mind for a lifetime.


Don’t miss the Montagne du Morne, a UNESCO World Heritage Site adorned with miles of white sand guaranteed to fill up your camera roll with beautiful pictures.


For an even more stylish ride than the quad, the Polaris buggy is a thrilling way to transport you on an unforgettable journey! Explore the off-piste landscape by going buggy riding in Mauritius aboard this fast and sturdy craft, and let yourself be captivated by the beauty of nature, including the forests and sugar cane fields that you’ll come across on your route. This outdoor activity is ideal for speed and thrills enthusiasts looking for a different way to discover the hidden treasures of Mauritius


Another perfect aerial activity tailored perfectly for admiring all the wealth of Mauritius is in an ultralight aircraft seating only 1 or 2 people. Strap in and experience the intensity of the takeoff, then fly over paradisiacal landscapes and fill up with fun and excitement aboard this ultra-light motorized glider. A unique mode of transport that takes over all your senses with the breathtaking panoramic views and heart-pumping excitement. Honestly, what’s better than admiring the dynamic nature and turquoise lagoons from the sky? We guarantee that the ULM flight in Mauritius will fill the photo album with memories you’ll want to show all your friends


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