Well-known to naturalists around the world for its numerous species of indigenous and exotic plants (giant water lilies, talipot palms), Pamplemousses Botanical Garden will enchant you. Pierre Poivre created this impressive garden in 1767 under the governorship of Mahe de La Bourdonnais.
Enter a majestic industrial cathedral that will unveil the complexity of the sugar industry. Visit the Village-Boutik where a wide range of products associated with sugar, souvenirs, exclusive and refined accessories are on sale.
Nestled on the South coast of the island, this natural reserve will unveil an evergreen forest where lives 500 giant tortoises and Nile crocodiles. You may also visit an insectarium boasting 20,000 species of insects.
This magnificent bird park stretches over 25 hectares of luxuriant surroundings. Casela Nature and Leisure Park hosts some 140 species of colourful birds from around the world among which the Mauritian Pink Pigeon, one of the rarest birds in the world, tortoises, monkeys, lemurs, tigers and a small interactive farm.
A sinuous road, overlooking Le Morne, Benitiers Island and the crystal clear lagoon of the South East coast, will lead you to Chamarel. This site unveils a kaleidoscope of undulating and contrasting shade of colours. It is said that these surprisingly colourful dunes are the result of the erosion of volcanic ash. Undoubtedly, the land of Seven Colours, the neighbouring waterfalls together with the friendly approach of the inhabitants of this region should not be missed.
Discover a traditional facet of Mauritius by visiting a tea plantation. This plant was introduced in Mauritius in 1770 by famous botanist Pierre Poivre. You will be initiated to the art of picking tea leaves. Later head towards a chalet, overlooking an exceptional panoramic view of the South, for tea tasting before proceeding to Saint Aubin, a masterpiece of colonial architecture, and a vanilla plantation.
Floating in the most extraordinary emerald lagoon, ile aux Cerfs awaits all sun seekers. After a short boat trip, you will step on this heavenly islet. Curepipe/Grand Bassin/Plaine.
Experience the thrill derived from a most popular fishing pursuit in Mauritius. Marlins, swordfish... abound in this part of the Indian Ocean. Experts and beginners will be delighted by this enthralling deep-sea fishing trip.
An ever-changing fauna and flora, a mysterious shipwreck and a magnificent coral massif... Just like Captain Nemo, you will plunge into the sea on board a submarine to enjoy a most memorable experience.
Discover the undersea world while walking leisurely amidst colourful tropical fish. Smooth and easy, this unique experience will appeal to both adults and children.
Whether on your own or by two, hop on board a submarine and plunge by 3 meters depth in all safety. A funny, amazing and unique experience in the world...
Sail along the West coast to admire the dolphins. You can also observe them closely and even swim amongst them.