Places To Visit In Mauritius

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

1. Black River Gorges National Park

Black River Gorges National Park

3.7

14 kms
from city center

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1 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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2. Belle Mare Plage Beach

Belle Mare Plage 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. Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden

Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden

3.6

27 kms
from city center

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3 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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4. Seven Coloured Earth of Chamarel

Seven Coloured Earth of Chamarel

10,063 kms
from city center

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4 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

While Mauritius is mostly globally renowned for its jaw-dropping beaches, the island is home to a vast variety of other geographical phenomena that you will not find anywhere else across the world. One such extremely curious natural phenomenon is the Seven-Coloured Earth or the Terres de 7 Couleurs.

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5. Trou Aux Biches

Trou Aux Biches

3.6

35 kms
from city center

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5 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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6. Ile Aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve

Ile Aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve

20 kms
from city center

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6 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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7. Casela World of Adventures

Casela World of Adventures

16 kms
from city center

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7 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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8. Kitesurfing in Mauritius

Kitesurfing in Mauritius

27 kms
from city center

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8 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Mauritius has long since established its firm position as the dream location of all kitesurfers from around the area. This is because kitesurfing is an extremely challenging sport which, on top of requiring immense muscular strength within the people who are performing the sport, calls for the weath...

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9. La Vanille Nature Park

La Vanille Nature Park

17 kms
from city center

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9 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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10. Eureka House

Eureka House

3.7

16 kms
from city center

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10 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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11. Blue Bay Marine Park

Blue Bay Marine Park

20 kms
from city center

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11 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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12. Trou Aux Cerfs

Trou Aux Cerfs

5 kms
from city center

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12 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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13. Le Morne Beach

Le Morne Beach

26 kms
from city center

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13 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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14. Chamarel Waterfall

Chamarel Waterfall

15,279 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 unbroken stretches of powder soft beaches, but a plethora of other geological attractions, including volcanic outcrops, waterfalls and caves. There are quite a few waterfalls spread out all over the island that makes for beautiful tourist destin...

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15. Aapravasi Ghat

Aapravasi Ghat

22 kms
from city center

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15 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

While Mauritius is mostly known for its sunny beaches which are the very definition of a tropical paradise, there are plenty of other sides to the country that not many people are aware of. While the long history of Mauritius’ run-in with colonisation is now a well-known fact, that is not all there ...

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16. Flic en Flac Beach

Flic en Flac Beach

20 kms
from city center

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16 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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17. Pereybere Beach

Pereybere Beach

39 kms
from city center

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17 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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18. Central Market

Central Market

5,836 kms
from city center

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18 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Shopping in Mauritius has been a must-do activity especially for tourists just for the mere fact that it is irresistibly tempting. The energetic buzz of the place, its vibrant ambience, countless varieties of products and eatables and interaction with numerous people – all of this constitute the mar...

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19. Mahebourg Waterfront

Mahebourg Waterfront

18 kms
from city center

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19 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Touring Mahebourg can prove to be pretty tiring because of the numerous historical sites and spellbinding sights the place has in store for you. This makes the need for a relaxing spot a dire necessity for the tourists where they can catch their breath again. Mahebourg Waterfront tick all the boxes ...

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20. Chateau de Labourdonnais

Chateau de Labourdonnais

17 kms
from city center

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20 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Mauritius has a long history of colonisation, and while most of the island has commercially developed today, there are certain distinct traces of its colonial past still littered across the entirety of the country. Despite being more famous for its beaches and its lagoons and its plethora of watersp...

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21. Blue Penny Museum

Blue Penny Museum

20 kms
from city center

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21 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

With a long history of hundreds of years of colonial rule, it is no wonder that Mauritius is home to a plethora of museums littering the entire island. Starting from museums showcasing the lives and times of people from the Dutch, French and British colonial rule to the history of production of suga...

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22. L'Aventure du Sucre

L'Aventure du Sucre

9,141 kms
from city center

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22 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Mauritius is privileged with many historical places that have now become the significant centres of attraction among the tourists and locals alike. These places represent the early life of Mauritius and are of great importance for learning a lot about this paradise island. One from the list is the L...

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23. Photography Museum

Photography Museum

21 kms
from city center

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23 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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24. Rochester Waterfalls

Rochester Waterfalls

14,929 kms
from city center

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24 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Mauritius is mostly known for its white sand beaches and its coral reefs and its crystal-clear shimmering blue water, but as you would expect from any other tropical island, there are plenty of other unique geographical attractions, including caves, volcanic outcrops and waterfalls. Waterfalls are e...

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25. Le Morne Brabant

Le Morne Brabant

4.3

27 kms
from city center

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25 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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26. Catamaran Cruise

Catamaran Cruise

15,825 kms
from city center

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26 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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27. Tamarind Waterfalls

Tamarind Waterfalls

16 kms
from city center

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27 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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28. La Cuvette Beach

La Cuvette Beach

39 kms
from city center

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28 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

While there are a plethora of beautiful beaches in Mauritius that are prominently displayed on the country’s tourism map, there are quite a few beaches that are well off the beaten tourist trail, thus making them hidden gems that are known to only a few tourists, and the locals of the area. Over the...

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29. Champ de Mars Racecourse

Champ de Mars Racecourse

20 kms
from city center

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29 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Mauritius is renowned all over the world for its beautiful beaches and its popularity as a tropical tourist haven, but there is so much more to the island than just its beaches and its shimmering coral lagoons. While most travellers today know of Mauritius’ history of colonisation and the country’s ...

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30. Curious Corner of Chamarel

Curious Corner of Chamarel

20 kms
from city center

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30 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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31. Francois Leguat Nature Reserve

Francois Leguat Nature Reserve

618 kms
from city center

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31 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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32. Scuba Diving in Mauritius

Scuba Diving in Mauritius

40 kms
from city center

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32 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

One of the most aesthetically pleasing tourist destinations in the southern hemisphere, Mauritius, is renowned all over the world for being a scuba diving hotspot. Almost every traveller who goes to Mauritius wants to experience the feeling of diving deep into the depths of the ocean and exploring t...

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33. Hike to Le Pouce

Hike to Le Pouce

17 kms
from city center

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33 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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34. Albion Lighthouse - Pointe Aux Caves Lighthouse

Albion Lighthouse - Pointe Aux Caves Lighthouse

23 kms
from city center

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34 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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35. Ilot Gabriel Beach

Ilot Gabriel Beach

24 kms
from city center

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35 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

While it is common knowledge that when it comes to tropical tourist destinations, Mauritius is, by far, one of the first options. However, unbeknownst to many people. The island of Mauritius is comprised not just of its mainland alone, but of many other tiny islands and islets surrounding the region...

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36. Tamarin Beach

Tamarin Beach

18 kms
from city center

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36 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

A trip to Mauritius entails long days of sitting on the powder-soft fine white sand, sunbathing under sunny skies, and scuba diving in crystalline turquoise waters to see shoals of colourful fish, and even more colourful coral reefs. The island is home to a plethora of beautiful beaches that draw to...

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37. Balaclava Ruins

Balaclava Ruins

30 kms
from city center

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37 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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38. National History Museum, Mauritius

National History Museum, Mauritius

21 kms
from city center

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38 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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39. Chinatown

Chinatown

10,402 kms
from city center

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39 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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40. The Rhumerie De Chamarel

The Rhumerie De Chamarel

8,963 kms
from city center

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40 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Mauritius is bestowed with numerous unique attractions and destinations that have caught the attention of hundreds and thousands of tourists from all over the world; one of the most excellent examples being the Rhumerie de Chamarel.

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41. La Vallee des Couleurs Nature Park

La Vallee des Couleurs Nature Park

9,389 kms
from city center

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41 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

Mauritius is renowned for being one of the most aesthetically pleasing tourist destinations all around the world, and most of the credit for this title goes it to its long stretches of beautiful white beaches and its shimmering blue waters surrounding the island. However, Mauritius is a lot more tha...

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42. Citadel Fort Adelaide

Citadel Fort Adelaide

7,930 kms
from city center

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42 out of 127
Places To Visit in Mauritius

With Mauritius being embroiled in a long era of colonial dominance, you would naturally expect to see vestiges of colonial remnants scattered throughout the country. The buildings and structures give you a glimpse into the life and style of living during the colonial era, all the while adding to the...

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