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THINGS TO DO IN MAURITIUS

Find out a list of best things to do in Mauritius Island during your holidays.

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You are probably viewing this page because you want to know what are the things to do in Mauritius. Perhaps you are a foreigner who wants to spend holidays here or a local who wishes to discover his or her own country better. Whoever you are, this short article will state the best things to do in Mauritius.

A such wonderful island, surrounded by splendid beaches, enriched with a beautiful nature which is composed of many mountain peaks, waterfalls and rivers. It is crystal clear, there is a lot of activies to perform in Mauriitus. Places of interest, attraction places, learning the locals and the list goes on. Below, is a list of the top things to do in the island.


Aquatic Activities

Aquatic activities in Mauritius

Mauritius is recognized for its beautiful beaches, obviously, water sports and other sea activities are among the best things to do. Hence, do visit the best beaches in Mauritius. Some of the aquatic activities you can enjoy are swimming, diving, snorkeling, kayaking, pedalo, fishing, kite surfing, paddling, dolphin or whale watching, BBQ on islets and others.

Hiking & Trekking

Hiking activities in Mauritius

We do not have only gorgeous beaches! We also have superb mountains, dreamy nature trails and fantastic waterfalls to discover. So, explore the mountains and see Mauritius 360 degrees from the tops. Forget your stress by hiking wonderful nature trails, listening the birds on the trees and explore the beauty of the local hidden or famous waterfalls.

Outdoor Activities

Outdoor activities in Mauritius

Apart from hiking and trekking, take part in some outdoor activities such as quad biking, mountain biking, archery, horse riding on the beach or sky diving. Add some spices by doing a zip-line, walking on a Nepalese Bridge, etc. There are several places around the island which provide these activities at a price and they becoming famous as well.


Discover The History...

History activities in Mauritius

If you are a passionate of history and love Mauritius itself, it is crystal clear you need to dig more on its origin and how it has been transformed today. There are few museums which are worth to visit to better understand the history of the island.

Shopping, Shopping & Shopping

Shopping activities in Mauritius

Go shopping with a smile. Lots of places exist in Mauritius to shop. Visit shopping malls, markets and others. Some shops do offer a low-tax sale or tax refunds on their products, thus, seize the opportunity! Shopping malls are always full of ambiances and activities.

Visit Places Of Interest

Places of interest activities in Mauritius

Mauritius has nice places of interest and sightseeing to visit. Most of these places are enriched with history or something else amazing which are worth to check out. Such trips are best to do while driving around the island. Easier to visit plenty of places.


Learn The Cultures, Cuisines & People

Culture activities in Mauritius

This list of things to do in Mauritius would be incomplete without mentioning one of the fundamental aspects we have, foods! As we are composed of different cultural backgrounds, thus we are lucky to savor different types of dishes such as Indian, European, Chinese, etc. Our delicious "cuisines" are famous worldwide. Taste and enjoy the local foods, you will not regret.

It is highly recommended to consult a guide if you are interested in hiking activities, particularly if you do not know a track. Regarding the beaches, there are few rules that apply, for examples, nudity is disallowed, camp fire is authorized only at camp fire sports and others. Some places of interest are not free. Attraction places which offer outdoor activities have different fees and operating hours. Same goes for shopping malls and markets. Hence, always inquire before going.