Unforgettable Family Holidays In Mauritius For Your Next Trip

A family in a pool using a inflatable pool toy

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Published 15 September 2017


If you’ve ever thought that Mauritius is just for romantic honeymooners − think again! This exciting island is perfect for fun family holidays you’ll never forget. From thrilling outdoor adventures and ocean exploration to wild water sports and animal encounters, there’s something for the whole family to enjoy.

Zoom on the Zipline

See the island from a new point of view with a zipline canopy tour. Soar through the air over the lush Domaine des Couleurs or Domaine de Chazal. Kids too young to hold on? Strap your toddler safely to your harness and go on a tandem adventure together! Bring along your swimsuit, suntan lotion and mozzie repellent for a perfect day out.

Picnic in Pamplemousse

Grab your picnic basket and find a shady spot in the beautiful Pamplemousse botanical gardens. The large, sprawling landscape is perfect for kids to run around and explore the gorgeous greenery. Bring along a stroller or kiddies bike for longer walks, and spot gorgeous giant water lilies along the way. For a really interesting experience, take a guided tour to discover fascinating fruit bats, exotic birds and local flora.

Meet the dolphins

The clear ocean water of Mauritius is teeming with colourful marine life. And dolphins are definitely one of the top attractions. Take an early morning cruise to watch these sleek sea creatures frolic in the waves. Adventurous parents can even snorkel with them. Dolphin watching is hungry work, so fill up on breakfast before you head out. Also, be sure to book in advance to avoid disappointment.

Hit the beach

When you’re on an island, the whole beach is your playground! Have sandcastle building competitions with the kids or play some volleyball and beach soccer. Splash around in the waves that stay at a balmy 26 to 29°C in summer. Or try out some fun water sports such as stand-up paddle boarding and kayaking. An added bonus is the 100m coral reef that keeps the waves at bay and provides a safe spot for kids to play.

Action at the Kids Adventure Park

Located on the east coast, the Kids Action Adventure Park is always a huge hit with the young ones. Picture jumping castles, pony rides, quad biking and go carting amongst many other exciting activities. What’s more, there are dedicated supervisors keeping an eye on your kids, so you can even head out on your own adventures in the park.

When it comes to family holidays, Mauritius is the ultimate holiday destination! Contact us to book your fun family adventure or take a look at some of our amazing Mauritius holiday deals today.

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