101 Best Things to do in Mauritius
If you think that lovely beaches are the only thing that will let you stick to Mauritius then you might be wrong. You can get a chance to visit Bois Cheri Tea Plantations will lead you into its magical trail. For food lovers, Mauritius has ample to offer in terms of street food, you will simply love it. If you are in Mauritius, you can have an excellent chance to visit Chamarel which leave you simply dumbstruck by witnessing the wonders of the nature.

While driving towards Chamarel you can also witness some mind boggling waterfalls and gorges. While you will find plethora of things to do in Mauritius, your visit in not complete without tasting the finest rums and cocktails of the world.Nothing can be better than planning a vacation trip to Mauritius.

Lose yourself in the amazing beauty of this destination with the ethereal beaches, white sandy beaches and the azure waters. This paradise in earth is definitely the place you should visit during your nest vacation. This place has the most gorgeous beaches in the world which makes it a proper destination for all. Whether you are on a honeymoon or on a vacation with your friends you will never be upset with this place.

The laid back ambiance coupled with unique and quirky décor of this place will surely make you want to whip out your phone and Instagram everything immediately.
Check out this list of these amazing things to do in Mauritius.

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Scuba Diving, Belle Mare

Scuba Diving, Belle Mare
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How about going underwater and experiencing real life. It can be one of the most rewarding moments of life and can leave you truly relaxed. It is one of the most spectacular way of get closer to the natural beauty.

Highlights: You can definitely visit Reunion Island, Rodrigues and St-Brandon which is not only an island with incomparable beauty. One of the best diving sites are Colorado and Roche Zozo which is located close to Blue Bay.

Best time to visit: Summer months are considered to be the best time to visit since the waters are the warmest and attracts a number of fish too. So you can visit from March to April.

Difficulty Level - High
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Snorkelling, Blue Bay Marine Park

Snorkelling, Blue Bay Marine Park
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If you want to experience the world of underwater then there is absolutely nothing better than Snorkelling. It allows you to get closer to the marvellous realms of underwater which makes it one of the finest adventure sport in the world. It lets you relax and will allow you to set yourself free from the monotony of the routine.

Highlights: Blue Bay Marine Park is an ideal place for snorkelling in Mauritius where you will get a chance to witness angel fish, damselfish and many others. It is the best place for snorkelling for beginners so the difficulty level is not so high.

Difficulty Level – Medium.

Best time to visit- October to December and March to April.
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Kite Surfing at Belle Mare

Kite Surfing at Belle Mare
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Quad Biking in La Vallee Des Couleurs Nature Park

Quad Biking in La Vallee Des Couleurs Nature Park
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Walk with Lions at Casela Park

Walk with Lions at Casela Park
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Feel the sense of excitement and adrenaline rush as you walk with the king of the jungle. Walking with the lion will give you an amazing opportunity to see the wild side of the jungle. It is truly an amazing experience which shouldn’t be missed.

Highlights: Casela Park in Mauritius can be best spot to lions by your side.

Best time to visit - September is the best time to visit

Difficulty Level: Winter months are considered to be the best season to have a friendly walk with the lions. It is advised not to wear bright color clothes and moreover the trained professional also advises you to wear trousers than shorts.
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Cave Sea Kayaking, Albion Caves

Cave Sea Kayaking, Albion Caves
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If you are tired of old monuments, beaches and crowded towns then it is best for you to discover the Albion Caves. You can even feast your eyes on some of the most spectacular landscapes. You will get a time to chisel your skills and put them into practice.

Highlights: You can take a turn from Pointe aux Sable riding your kayak where you can see some spectacular looking cliffs.

Difficulty Level
: Medium, minimum of 18 years or above is requires to try this sea kayak.

Prices: 79 Euro per person.

Best months to visit: October is the best time for such water sports.
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Hiking and Zip lining at Tamarin Falls

Hiking and Zip lining at Tamarin Falls
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Parasailing, Ile Aux Cerfs

Parasailing, Ile Aux Cerfs
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Flying in the air like a free bird is everybody’s dream. Go for parasailing which will let you float in the cloud where you can fly in the air with the other birds. It is a thrilling activity which even lets you witness some of the most beautiful places that you wouldn’t have otherwise seen.

 Highlights: Ile Aux Cerfs is one of the best place for parasailing in Mauritius.

Best time to visit: December to April is the best time to sail in the wind.

 Difficulty Level: High, although can still do it with the help of a trainer.
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Sunset Horse Riding in Riambel Beach

Sunset Horse Riding in Riambel Beach
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Try the Street food

Try the Street food
How can you travel a country without trying it local cuisine. Mauritian markets have an array of street food to delight your taste buds. However, dhal puri is considered be the normal everyday food.

Highlights: If you are visiting Mauritius, you can’t simply miss the traditional Mauritian cuisine like Alouda, sweet potato cakes, gajak, boulet and roti chaud which is a must-try. If you still intent to try dhal puri then the best place to have them would be Dewa in Rose-Hill.

Best time to eat: Anytime during the evening would be best for you try some street food.
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Visit Tea Plantations

Visit Tea Plantations
Sometimes you want to take a morning stroll and it is best to be a part of the tea plantations. The natural beauty of the place which comes along with tea plantations makes the place a must visit to Bois Cheri Tea plantation. Celebrate your early mornings by taking a small walk through the plantations and enjoying the virgin beauty of the nature.

Highlights: Don’t miss the chance to visit Bois Cheri Tea Restaurant which has a mighty hill overlooking a lake.

Best time to visit: October to April is considered to be the best months to visit these tea plantations.
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Chamarel Coloured Earth

Chamarel Coloured Earth
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You will be completely left jaw dropped at the sight of Chamarel Coloured Earth. It is a special tourist attraction since it comprises of sand of seven different colors. Your trip to Mauritius will be simply incomplete without seeing Chamarel Coloured Earth.

Due to the tropical weather which is prevalent in Mauritius the colors has of the sand dunes have faded away and you will see reddish, black, cyan and purple.

Highlights: If you mix the colored earth together, they will eventually settle in different colors.

Best time to visit: Sunrise is considered to be best time to visit the colored earth by the geologists.
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Relish Mauritian Rum

Relish Mauritian Rum
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If you want to treat yourself with the best rum in the world then Mauritius is the place to be. It is considered to be the rum paradise since it has a wide variety of rum to offer.

Highlights: Mauritius  is considered to be the best place to have an array of rum because of expansive sugarcane field. 
 The best thing about these rums is that you can  even sample the white rums which is just perfect for cocktails.

Prices: US$5.76 to US$37.58.
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Deep-Sea Fishing

Deep-Sea Fishing
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If you want to have a pulse racing experience then it is best to try deep sea fishing. it is best to try deep sea fishing in Mauritius. It lets you witness some of the most amazing and beautiful looking fishes. The rich marine fauna of the Mauritius attracts a lot of tourists. 

Highlights: You have the chance to see the giant Blue Marlin, Black Marlin and Mako sharks. Location: The north coast of Mauritius is considered to be one of the top destinations for deep sea fishing.

Best time to visit: November to April.

Difficulty Level: High, but you can do deep see diving with the help of professional trainers.
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Experience a Luxury Catamaran Cruise

Experience a Luxury Catamaran Cruise
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Mauritius National Botanical Garden

Mauritius National Botanical Garden
Take a stroll by the botanical garden which is filled with greenery. The botanical garden is spread over sprawling landscape which has approximately 650 varieties of plants. The botanical garden was earlier opened by French governor and was considered to be private garden.

Highlights: Sir Seewoosagur Botanic garden is a must watch in Mauritius. You will get a chance to see endless variety of Baobabs, the Palmeir Bouteille and Giant Water Lilies too. There are many medicinal plants too which makes the botanical garden a must visit place.

Prices: 8 Euro per person.

Best time to visit: October to April.
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Casela Nature Park Segway Tour

Casela Nature Park Segway Tour
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The Casela Nature Park Segway has everything from exotic plants, flowers and other beautiful species too. You will see approximately 1500 birds and that too of different variety.

Highlights: You can get a chance to witness impressive giant turtles which is hard to find anywhere else except Mauritius. If you are a hard core foodie then it is best to try Le Mirador which seves an array of delectable cuisine. You can also get a chance to see spectacular views of the west coast.

Prices: 300 per person.

Best time to visit: June to September is the best time to take a tour to this park.
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Dolphin Watching, Tamarin Bay

Dolphin Watching, Tamarin Bay
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How about an outing with the dolphins? After all, who doesn’t love dolphins? If you are crazy to watch dolphins then it is best to visit Mauritius. It is the best time to explore the lives of these magnificent and spectacular looking dolphins.

It is important to soak yourself in the real adventure by having an incredible experience of both whales and dolphins.

Highlights: Tamarin Bay is the best place to watch these beautiful looking dolphins in Mauritius.

Prices
: 75 Euros.

Difficulty Level: Medium, you will have to take the help of a trainer.

Best time to visit
: July is the best month to spot a dolphin.
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Underwater Sea Walk, Grand Bay

Underwater Sea Walk, Grand Bay
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It is a lifetime experience which will allow you to have an underwater sea walk. It is one of the most fascinating experience which one can never forget. You can see some of the most beautiful reefs, corals and different variety of fishes too.

Highlights: You can try the underwater sea walk near the Grand Bay which allows you to witness a wide variety of attraction.

Prices: 37 Euro per person.

Difficulty Level:
High, you have to be in the water for good 15 to 25 minutes and therefore, hydrophobic people shouldn’t be trying it. However, for people who are not well versed with underwater sea diving you can take the help of a trainer.

Best time to visit: June can be the best time to try underwater sea walk.

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Hiking to Black River Peak

Hiking to Black River Peak
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Canyoning at Tamarind Falls

Canyoning at Tamarind Falls
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If you are looking for more adrenalin and thrill you shouldn’t miss the chance to experience Canyoning at Tamarind falls. Experience breath-taking views at the Tamarind falls over the west coast. It has approximately 11 waterfalls, deep ponds and jumps too which makes the experience unforgettable.

Highlights
: Don’t miss the chance to see Le Morne which is extremely spectacular. Even Trou Aux Biches are considered appropriate for canyoning.

Best time to visit: Summers are the best time for canyoning so it is better to experience it from July to September.

Difficulty Level: High, but you need to have some basic swimming skills.

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Submarine Safari in Trou Aux Biches

Submarine Safari in Trou Aux Biches
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Have you ever thought of the idea of getting into diving and not getting wet? Well, welcome to the world of Blue Safari Submarine. You will find gorgeous stretches of sand which will leave you completely relaxed and will let you have some of the finest restaurant.

It is roughly a two hours diving which will leave you completely relaxed. The beaches are both pleasant and uncrowded which will make safari even more interesting. Highlight: The best way to experience the amazing coral reef is through the sub scooter.

Prices: Rs. 4400 per person.

Best time to visit:
May to early December.

Difficulty Level:
High.

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Whale Watching

Whale Watching
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Wouldn’t it be beautiful to see beautiful whales in their natural habitat? Experiencing the magnificent marine life will leave you truly jaw dropped. Moreover, you can witness some incredible sights too. There are some peculiar species of whales you might have never seen before.

Don’t miss the chance to have a magnificent view of Le Morne Mountain. You will find some big and mysterious dolphins which are hard to be seen anywhere else.

Highlights: Most of the whales are found in west coast of Mauritius which makes it an attractive tourist spot for many.

Prices:
Rs 1700 per person.

Difficulty Level:
Low
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Underwater Sub Scooter Trip

Underwater Sub Scooter Trip
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Wind Surfing

Wind Surfing
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If you would have asked any wind surfer for the best wind surfing spot, without a second he would have simply said that it is Mauritius. The most reliable wind along with the flat water surface that it has to offer makes it an ideal wind surfing spots for many.

You will definitely enjoy the scenic view of the sugarcane trees swaying in the wind along with the lovely blue waters.

Highlights: If you want to try one of the best wind surf centre then it is Le Morne or even Dinarobin.

Best time to do:
May to November.

Difficulty Level:
High, you should have good swimming skills and should be a trained wind surfer too.
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Overnight Mistress Cruise

Overnight Mistress Cruise
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North Coast Cruise to Ilot Gabriel

North Coast Cruise to Ilot Gabriel
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West Coast Cruise

West Coast Cruise
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Sea Kart Ride in Black River

Sea Kart Ride in Black River
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Mountain Hiking to Le Pouce Mountain

Mountain Hiking to Le Pouce Mountain
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Wedding Under the Sea

Wedding Under the Sea
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Fishing

Fishing
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How about a thrilling experience of catching a bigger fish? Isn’t it exciting! You can just sit back, relax and listen to the calmness and serenity of waters. The adrenaline rush will leave you truly mesmerized throughout the moment. They are fun, relaxing and even challenging which will make you feel completely relaxed.

Highlights: Black River is considered to be the best fishing spot in Mauritius. You can get hold of some amazing fishes you haven’t seen before.

Best months to visit
: November to April are considered to be the best fishing months for Mauritius.

Difficulty Level: Low.
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Visit To The Sugar Museum And Factory

Visit To The Sugar Museum And Factory
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If you have ever loved sugarcane then Mauritius is the place to be. It is an exciting place for children too, since it has a museum which tell the extraordinary story of sugar narrated with the help of 2 mascots.

Highlight: You cannot miss the opportunity to visit L’Aventure du Sucre which has a legacy of more than 250 years. It is this legacy which makes this place a must-visit place when you are in Mauritius. You can get a chance to taste some 15 varieties of sugar. The sugar museum also encompasses a Village Boutik and a fine dine Restaurant Le Fangourin.

Prices:
Rs 380 per person.

Best time to visit
: October and early November are considered to be the best time to visit this museum.
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Visit to Illusion House in Chamarel in Mauritius
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About the Activity:

  • Located in Baie Du Cap Rd in Chamarel, Curious Corner of Chamarel is the first of its kind in Mauritius, a gallery of interactive illusions and mind bending puzzles.
  • It is a house filled with fun packed illusions, an adventures to be enjoyed with friends and families which are set out for your entertainment or even frustration.
  • Immerse yourself in a fascinating, fun and social excursion into the wonderful world of optical illusions, which will leave you quite literally, not believing your eyes!
  • The site is opened everyday of the week from 09.30 AM to 17.00 PM and provides activities to the visitors for an hour.
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Dolphin Watching at Albion

Dolphin Watching at Albion
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Escape Game at Moka

Escape Game at Moka
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Full Day Visit to West Coast Lagoon

Full Day Visit to West Coast Lagoon
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Mountain Hiking in Morne Brabant

Mountain Hiking in Morne Brabant
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Albatross Seaplane Ride

Albatross Seaplane Ride
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35 Meter Submarine Tour

35 Meter Submarine Tour
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