Places To Visit In Mauritius

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Here are the top 127 tourist attractions to see in Mauritius:

1. Trou Aux Biches & Mont Choicy

Trou Aux Biches & Mont Choicy

3.6

35 kms
from city center

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1 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

A small town situated on the North Western coast of Mauritius, Trou aux Biches is a much-loved tourist destination, and anyone who wants the sun-and-sea experience minus the inevitable crowds comes flocking to this city. Literally translating to 'Deer's Watering Hole', Trou aux Biches, with its beac...

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2. Belle Mare Beach

Belle Mare Beach

29 kms
from city center

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2 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Mauritius is home to a vast number of beaches scattered across the entirety of its perimeters and with such a vast array of beaches to choose from, picking the perfect beach that you want to spend a relaxing day at often becomes a hard chore. Ranging from powder soft white sand beaches fringed with ...

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3. Ile Aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve

Ile Aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve

20 kms
from city center

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3 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Ile Aux Aigrettes is a 26 hectare nature reserve 800 meters towards the south east off the coast of Mahebourg bay and has gained popularity over the years as an ecotourism destination. Unlike Mauritius, the most of which was formed by volcanic rocks. Ile Aux Aigrettes was primarily formed from coral...

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4. Trou Aux Cerfs

Trou Aux Cerfs

5 kms
from city center

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4 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Being a natural geographical volcanic outcrop, the island of Mauritius is home to more than just beaches and lagoons. The island boasts of a vast variety of unique natural topography including caves, waterfalls, and even volcanic craters! While Mauritius is renowned all over the world for being a tr...

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5. Curious Corner of Chamarel

Curious Corner of Chamarel

20 kms
from city center

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5 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

If somehow you find yourself being overwhelmed by the sandy beaches and blue ocean views and the abundance of relaxation seems a little monotonous, the island has just the right thing in store for you to end the stagnant nature of your vacation. Located in the south-western part of Mauritius, opposi...

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6. Pereybere Beach

Pereybere Beach

39 kms
from city center

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6 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

The land of the sea and the sun, Mauritius is best known for its vast array of picturesque white sand beaches. When you think of Mauritius, the first few images that come to your mind are vast expanses of beautiful beaches, and tropical water all around, in every shade of blue you can imagine. The i...

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7. La Cambuse Beach

La Cambuse Beach

19 kms
from city center

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7 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

While most of Mauritius’ beaches have been taken over by throngs of tourists to flock to the beaches all year round, there are still quite a few beaches in Mauritius that are yet unknown to travellers, with some being so remote that not many locals know about them either. If you want to visit a beac...

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8. Le Morne Beach

Le Morne Beach

26 kms
from city center

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8 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Mauritius is littered with a vast number of famous tourist beaches along its entire coastline, and it is often said that some of the world’s most beautiful beaches are all right here in Mauritius. However, not all beaches in Mauritius are like the ones you’ll come across on picture-perfect postcards...

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9. Black River Gorges National Park

Black River Gorges National Park

3.7

14 kms
from city center

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9 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Being the only and largest in the island nation of Mauritius, the Black River Gorges National Park is the sanctuary for the diversified wildlife and tropical rainforests. It is the central attraction of the tourists with an unparalleled love for nature and those who have a zeal for adventure treks.

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10. Grand Gaube Beach

Grand Gaube Beach

40 kms
from city center

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10 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Located in the village of Grand Gaube in the northeastern part of Mauritius, the Grand Gaube Beach is one of the many beaches situated in the Riviere du Rempart district along its neighbors Pereybere, Mont Choisy and Trou aux Biches. However, it isn't as popular as them because of the minimal develo...

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11. Casela World of Adventures

Casela World of Adventures

16 kms
from city center

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11 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

As the name suggests for itself, the Casela Nature Park is famous as Casela World of Adventures. Covering an area of over 250 hectares, this park is a haven of nature, adventure and wildlife activities. It is situated in the Cascavelle, a Mauritian village on the west coast of the island. Surrounded...

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12. Francois Leguat Nature Reserve

Francois Leguat Nature Reserve

618 kms
from city center

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12 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

While the mainstay of Mauritius is its stellar stretches of white sand beaches and crystal-clear azure lagoons, Mauritius is an exotic island and is home to a plethora of such exotic places that draw as many tourists as its tropical beaches do. Unbeknownst to many, Mauritius is not a lone island in ...

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13. Port Louis Waterfront

Port Louis Waterfront

22 kms
from city center

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13 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

The Port Louis Waterfront, or as it is commonly known as the Le Caudan Waterfront, is a commercial development area located in the capital of Mauritius, Port Louis. It has gained its reputation as the first of its kind major shopping expansion on the island nation, including various shops, casinos, ...

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14. Tamarind Waterfalls

Tamarind Waterfalls

16 kms
from city center

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14 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Being a tropical island, Mauritius is home to not just beaches and lagoons, but a vast number of rivers and associated lakes, rivulets, and waterfalls as well. Being a popular tourist destination, the abundant natural attractions of the island might not be as untainted and untouched as they were eve...

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15. Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden

Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden

3.6

27 kms
from city center

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15 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Popularly famous by the name of Pamplemousses Botanical Garden and being one of the most visited tourist attractions in Port Louis, the Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden (SSR Botanical Garden) is the largest in Mauritius. Featuring an extravagant variety exotic and rare specifies of plants ...

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16. Eureka

Eureka

3.7

16 kms
from city center

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16 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

The idea of time travelling has always fascinated mankind and you can just about experience being transported back to the colonial times of the 19th century by visiting this 1830 built Creole style house by the banks of the Mauritian river Moka. It is one of the island’s most visited historical site...

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17. Photography Museum

Photography Museum

21 kms
from city center

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17 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Have you ever wondered how different our lives would be if we didn’t have any photographs of our childhood or the places we travel? Photographs are the only way to relive the days gone by and cherish the thousands of memories and anecdotes related to a single picture. The camera is great gift of tec...

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18. Grand Baie Bazaar

Grand Baie Bazaar

38 kms
from city center

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18 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

There isn't denying the fact that Mauritius is considered as one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. While there are numerous places to explore on the island, you should also know that the shopping experiences in Mauritius can be delightful if you know where to shop.

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19. Ile des Deux Cocos

Ile des Deux Cocos

4.2

20 kms
from city center

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19 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

If you are planning on dedicating a day to some secluded relaxation without compromising with the comfort and luxurious dimensions of your vacation, Ile Des Deux Cocos, or as it means the 'Island of Coconuts', couldn't fit your description more aptly. This haven of tranquillity lies amidst the Blue ...

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20. Flic en Flac Beach

Flic en Flac Beach

20 kms
from city center

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20 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Once a sleepy little fishing town in Mauritius, today, Flic en Flac has grown to be one of the most popular tourist areas in Mauritius, coming a close second to Grand Baie. With its name translating to ‘Free and Flat Land’, which used to be an old Dutch proverb, Flic en Flac originally started out a...

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21. Chinatown

Chinatown

10,402 kms
from city center

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21 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

In the year 1940 a large number of Chinese immigrants set foot in Mauritius in search of trade business under the French and British rule. They started settling around Royal Road, in the heart of Mauritius' capital, Port Louis and this is how the Mauritian Chinatown's birth took place.

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22. Blue Bay Marine Park

Blue Bay Marine Park

20 kms
from city center

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22 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Located near Mahebourg and off the south east cost of Mauritius, the Blue Bay Marine Park is renowned for its coral gardens, harbouring numerous varieties of flora and fauna and experience the marine life by going for sea diving. Blue Bay was initially declared as a national park back in 1997 and th...

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23. Frederica Nature Reserve

Frederica Nature Reserve

3.8

22 kms
from city center

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23 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Mauritius is one such holiday destination which wouldn't fail to surprise you with what this island nation has to offer its guests. This very trait is valid with the Mauritian village in the southeastern part of the island - Bel Ombre. Primarily known for its beach-side beauty lingering with the ser...

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24. National History Museum

National History Museum

21 kms
from city center

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24 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

The south-west part of the Indian Ocean is home to the island nation of Mauritius. Quite a lesser known fact, Mauritius has a rich historical and geological background other than widely popular as an exotic tourist destination. It is the youngest among the Mascarene groups of islands and sitting nea...

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25. Les 7 Cascades

Les 7 Cascades

3.8

9 kms
from city center

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25 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

As the name suggest for itself, Les 7 Cascades means ‘Seven Waterfalls’ which is the commonly used name for the Tamarin Waterfalls. It is found near the small Mauritian south-western village of Henrietta. It emerges from the Riviere Tamarin and takes the form of seven simultaneous falls. With a heig...

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26. Le Morne Brabant

Le Morne Brabant

4.3

27 kms
from city center

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26 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Mauritius' south-western tip is where the famous peninsular island of Le Morne Brabant can be found. It is distinguished by its basaltic monolith scaling up to 556 metres above the sea level and it itself covers an area of 30 acres of the peninsula. The bluish-green lagoon surrounding the peninsula ...

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27. La Vanille Nature Park

La Vanille Nature Park

17 kms
from city center

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27 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Located close to the Riviere des Anguilles village towards the south of Mauritius is the 5 hectare surface area of the La Vanille Nature Park. The park is set up in the middle of a tropical forest inhibiting vivid flora and fauna, the main attraction being the crocodile farm comprising of numerous c...

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28. Grande Montagne Nature Reserve

Grande Montagne Nature Reserve

611 kms
from city center

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28 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Grande Montagne Nature Reserve is located in the vicinity of the mighty Grande Montagne Mountains in central eastern part of Rodrigues Island and is known for preserving the last remnant of Rodrigues’ endemic forests. Besides this, the 25 hectare nature reserve also has an education and research cen...

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29. Horse Racing In Mauritius

Horse Racing In Mauritius

9,433 kms
from city center

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29 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

If you have a knack for horseracing or you want to experience it for the first time, then Mauritius wouldn’t disappoint you in this matter as well. The Champ de Mars horseracing arena is an exciting fusion of history, tradition and glamour. The racecourse is located in Port Louis and was inaugurated...

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30. Hike to Le Pouce

Hike to Le Pouce

17 kms
from city center

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30 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

After the two mountains - Piton de la Petite Riviere Noire and Pieter Both - the Le Pouce is Mauritius’ third highest mountain with a height of 812 metres. It gets its named as Le Pouce due to its thumb-shaped peak. It is clearly visible from Mauritius’ capital Port Louis, and from the top of the mo...

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31. Trou d'Argent Beach

Trou d'Argent Beach

4.5

625 kms
from city center

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31 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Located in Rodrigues Island, the Trou d'Argent is undoubtedly one of Mauritius' top and most beautiful places to visit.

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32. Balaclava Ruins

Balaclava Ruins

30 kms
from city center

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32 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

For some Mauritius may be all about beautiful beaches, crystal clear ocean and lagoons, natural excursions, shopping haven and buzzing nightlife. Its true all of this makes Mauritius the awesome holiday destination that it is. However, it would be a sin if we ignore the historical sites that the pla...

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33. Catamaran Cruise

Catamaran Cruise

15,825 kms
from city center

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33 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Be it a family get-together, a friend’s reunion or a romantic getaway, the Catamaran cruising experience will just be the cherry on top of your exotic vacation. When you get to explore and discover the different parts of this magical island nation by sailing on-board those beautiful Catamaran boats,...

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34. Grand Baie La Croisette

Grand Baie La Croisette

36 kms
from city center

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34 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

If you are looking for a place that meets all your practical needs by fusing them with pleasure, a place where you can indulge yourself for your favourite workout, a place with a trendy coffee shop where you can gossip and relax and even enjoy a delicious lunch, plan a get together with your friends...

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35. Bagatelle Mall

Bagatelle Mall

15 kms
from city center

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35 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Mauritius, being a famous shopping destination, is home to some of the spectacular shopping malls. Leading the list of malls is the amazing Bagatelle Mall with its enthralling lively ambience, detailed retailing and leisure options constitutes this major source of attraction for shoppers from all ov...

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36. Albion Lighthouse - Pointe Aux Caves Lighthouse

Albion Lighthouse - Pointe Aux Caves Lighthouse

23 kms
from city center

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36 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

During the 18th century, Mauritius’ period of colonisation, a number of lighthouses were built for helping ships to navigate the sea. This resulted in the boom in trading in the island as it increased the rate of import and export. Mauritius was considered to be a crucial trading location due to its...

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37. Island Wings

Island Wings

28 kms
from city center

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37 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Based at the Mon Loisir Sugar Estate adjacent to the Riviere du Rempart in the splendidly beautiful north-eastern region of Mauritius is a life-altering attraction called Island Wings. The operational facilities of Island Wings are located at the Skydive Austral Mauritius, that is a tandem parachute...

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38. Pointe Aux Piments Public Beach

Pointe Aux Piments Public Beach

32 kms
from city center

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38 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Pointe aux Piments village in the western part of Mauritius is home to the Pointe aux Piments public beach. Located in the Pamplemousses district, it is one of the many beaches in Mauritius. Also known as the Le Meridien beach, the Pointe aux Piments public beach is spread across an area of 3-4 kilo...

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39. Bain Boeuf Public Beach

Bain Boeuf Public Beach

41 kms
from city center

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39 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Located towards the northern part of Mauritius in the village of Bain Boeuf is the Bain Boeuf Public beach, which is one of the many beaches in the Riviere du Rempart district. To most visitors, this beach is merely a detour to other beaches such as Grand Baie, Pereybere and Cap Malheureux. There is...

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40. Marche de Flacq

Marche de Flacq

25 kms
from city center

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40 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

If you happen to be a shopaholic, then what can be a better place for you than Mauritius? It is a haven of shopping malls and street markets. And the one we're going to brief you about now is the Flacq market of Mauritius.

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41. Underwater Waterfall

Underwater Waterfall

28 kms
from city center

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41 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Mauritius is home to one of the world’s best mysterious phenomena. Offering a spectacular illusion, the underwater waterfall is located off the coast of Le Morne Brabant. The scene is an illusion created by sand and silt on the ocean floor that runoff in a way as if water is pouring down. It also lo...

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42. Ile Plate Beach

Ile Plate Beach

54 kms
from city center

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42 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

The perfect and fitting description of the Ile Plate Beach can be concluded as the amalgamation of beautiful and incredible scenic views and turquoise waters apt for diving, which is surrounded by small sharks though. Located 11 kilometres towards the north of Cap Malheureux, the northernmost point ...

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