Things to do in Mauritius

With many striking beaches, crystal clear warm sea waters, along with the variety of tropical flora and fauna, the beautiful Mauritius is one among the world’s best extravagance tourism destinations. Being a naturally blessed region of the world – Mauritius is home to many thrilling leisure activities. Are you ready to rock this beautiful state with some unbelievably exciting activities? So here we go…

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    Witness the seven colors of the earth

    You cannot afford to miss the chance to witness the beautiful seven colors of the earth at Chamarel Waterfalls, located on the Western coast of Mauritius. It is than 100 meters down against charming natural backdrop scenery of fauna and high mountains. You can choose to see the vivid view of the Mauritius’ largest waterfalls from both a lower and an upper viewpoint from the Black River National Park. You can enjoy the colored earth and pretty waterfall throughout the year, but the most suitable time to visit is between December and March.

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    Go for scuba diving

    The aquatic world of Mauritius showcases outstanding marine scenery, swarming with Mother Nature’s most enthralling of creations. Once you dive into the vast and crystal clear water of Mauritius, you will enter the incomparable aquatic world with wide collection of colorful marine life. Mauritius offers more than 30 famous and beautiful dive sites strewn all over the spacious island, including the submerged crater near Ile Ronde, the Roche Zozo (an underwater rock pinnacle) and Whale Rock etc. However, the Cathedral is the most captivating one and well-liked by the diving enthusiasts. Although you can enjoy safe scuba diving throughout the year, but the very best time to rock the aquatic world of Mauritius is during the summer months – from November to March.

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    Visit Ile aux Cerfs

    Relax and refresh in the comfort of the paradise island of Mauritius, the Ile aux Cerfs. This gorgeous island is also known as Deer Island and is positioned near the East coast of Mauritius in the Flacq district. You can carry out various activities in this beautiful island, including water sports, beach activities, golfing, dining in one among world’s best five-star hotels, snookering and undersea trips and many more. Trou d'Eau Douce and Blue Bay are the two best departure sites for a catamaran Cruise to Ile Aux Cerfs. The last boat’s timings to this striking island are between 4 to 5 pm. Make sure to be on time.

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    Quad biking

    Do not miss the opportunity to enjoy the exhilarating Quad biking activity in the startling natural environment in the beautiful Mauritius. It is not only thrilling but fun to explore the flourishing countryside at Casela Adventure Park & L'Etoile. The natural park operates daily from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm in summertime and from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm during wintertime.

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    Walk with the lion

    Mauritius Safari Adventures and Casela Nature along with the Leisure Park provide you with a chance to walk in the natural habitat with a herd of lions and tigers to have an experience which you can share with your family and friends and cherish all your life. This unique adventure is offered throughout the year to make your trip to Mauritius a memorable one.  Walks are conducted by the management of the parks in the morning and afternoon every day, except Sundays.

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    Enjoy Zip-line rides

    Have you ever had a daydream of being like Tarzan and swinging your way through thick forest? Then Mauritius also offers Zip-line rides for you. This amazing activity is conducted at Casela Adventure Park and Saint Felix sugar estate in South Mauritius in which you will be provided with an opportunity to fly over a river, trees and rocks, using a network of zip-line cables. Activities are conducted from 9:00 to 17:00 from May to September and from 9:00 to 18:00 from October to April.

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    Watch black dancing dolphins

    You can get an enlivening glimpse of black and long beaked dolphins at Tamarin Beach, located on the west coast of Mauritius. You can visit this beach anytime before sun set to enjoy the dolphins dancing. Make sure to capture the amazing experiences with in dolphins in your camera.

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    Take pleasure in Sky diving

    Grab the opportunity to see the beautiful Mauritius from the sky. 10,000ft skydive experience is provided by various well-known leisure companies to fly over the top of the magnificent island paradises around the globe. The sky diving’s timings of the various leisure companies of Mauritius vary, so make sure to book an appointment with them prior to visit.

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    Visit Pamplemousse gardens

    If you feel like getting close to natural beauty, then you must visit the beautifully maintained Pamplemousse gardens, located near Port-Louis. You can use any mode of the local transport to reach this botanical garden, home to a wide range of plants and animals. Pamplemousse gardens remain open for you every day from 8:30 am to 17:00 pm.

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    Enjoy the Nightlife in Mauritius

    Mauritius also offers vibrant night-life. You can find many pubs, bars and clubs in the region of Grand Bay to enjoy the sega dance and other late night activities, but Zanzibar, Kapu Kai, Club Med, Pasadenas Village, Wild Monkeys and Queen's Club are the most well-liked one. All of them remain open every day until late night.

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