There’s a reason Mauritius is one of SA’s favourite beach escapes. The cosmopolitan culture, gorgeous landscapes, powder-white beaches, and plenty of adventure activities all come together to create the perfect holiday spot for couples, families, honeymooners and special celebrations. Take a look at some of the fantastic tours you can enjoy on your beach escape in Mauritius.
Experience the best of the island
From lush forests and natural wonders to bustling markets and cultural experiences, Mauritius is brimming with adventure. Discover the delights of the island on a comprehensive tour of its top sights and experiences. Shop for cashmere and silk treasures in colourful markets. Marvel at panoramic views from Trou aux Cerfs, a dormant volcanic crater 650m above sea level. Visit the sacred Hindu crater lake of Grand Bassin. Hike through the lush Black River Gorges National Park, spotting local wildlife along the way. And don’t miss a trip to the spectacular Chamarel waterfalls and the famous Seven Coloured Earth. It’s everything you’ve ever wanted from a fantastic island holiday!
Lounge on the lagoon
Tour d’Eau Douce Bay offers a leisurely day out exploring the island by catamaran. Get an ocean-view perspective of the dramatic Morne mountain. Snorkel among beautiful marine life in the Black River. Check out the quirky rock outcrop of Benitieres Rock. Then soak up some sun on the tranquil beach. For a truly exceptional outing, head to the famous islet of Ile aux Cerfs, where gentle waves, hidden coves and placid tidal pool are waiting to be discovered. Truly a perfect day out in paradise.
Discover the underwater wonders of Mauritius
Grab your snorkel gear and set sail for the spectacular Blue Bay National Park. Explore the enchanting coral garden teeming with exotic fish and colourful marine life. Dotted with picturesque islets, each with their own marine treasures to discover, it’s no wonder this is considered one of the best snorkelling destinations in Mauritius. You’ll also have the opportunity to delve into the history of the island with fascinating details of the naval battles that once took place here.
Explore the ocean floor
Not a fan of snorkelling or diving? Then an undersea walk or submarine adventure is for you! Don a diving helmet and sink to the sea floor for a stroll among the coral. It’s totally safe and unbelievably fun! For those who don’t even want to get their feet wet, a submarine ride to the depths of the ocean is the best way to go. Sit in a comfy air-conditioned cabin and watch through big windows as curious sea turtles, fish and other marine life glide by. This really is an experience you need to see to believe!
There are so many ways to experience all the wonders of Mauritius. Book one of our amazing Mauritius beach escapes here!