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Full-Day Tour of South West Mauritius
"Your will get picked up from your accommodation in Mauritius before the tour starts in Floreal where you will visit some hand craft workshops. After this you will make your way to Trou aux Cerf. This Natural volcanic crater is 85m deep and 200m wide. Here you will enjoy a panoramic view of Curepipe Rose Hill and Mare aux Vacoas - one of the biggest natural reservoirs on the Island.After you will visit Grand Bassin and the sacred lake surrounding the Hindu Temple of the community. Every year the Hindu community perform there pilgrimage on the Maha Shivaretr. After Grand Bassin visit Black River Gorges Natural Park. Here you will visit the Alexandra Fall with a beautiful view point of Southern Mauritius. Black River Gorges Water Fall and view point is place where you can enjoy a beautful view of western Mauritius.You wi
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Full-Day Tour of South West Mauritius
"Your will get picked up from your accommodation in Mauritius before the tour starts in Floreal where you will visit some hand craft workshops. After this you will make your way to Trou aux Cerf. This Natural volcanic crater is 85m deep and 200m wide. Here you will enjoy a panoramic view of Curepipe Rose Hill and Mare aux Vacoas - one of the biggest natural reservoirs on the Island.After you will visit Grand Bassin and the sacred lake surrounding the Hindu Temple of the community. Every year the Hindu community perform there pilgrimage on the Maha Shivaretr. After Grand Bassin visit Black River Gorges Natural Park. Here you will visit the Alexandra Fall with a beautiful view point of Southern Mauritius. Black River Gorges Water Fall and view point is place where you can enjoy a beautful view of western Mauritius.You wi
From EUR84.00
 
Paradise Cruise to Ile Aux Cerf Island from Trou d'Eau Douce
"Your paradise cruise tour starts at Trou D'eau Douce East of Mauritius. You'll embark on this boat trip visiting visiting Ile aux cerf island and the Grand river South East Waterfall. You'll cruise along the blue lagoon and be able to enjoy the beautiful crystal clear water where you will have the possibil you'll be served lunch. Your lunch includes: Salad Potatoes BBQ Chicken Fish and tropical fruits for dessert. Drinks that are included is water coke
From EUR79.00

More Warnings and Dangers in Mauritius

Self catering may cost more than all inclusive

We love wandering around markets and supermarkets for cultural reasons, so although we were on an all inclusive package, we spent some time in Port Louis gauging the cost of living.I have to say that...
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Sep 26, 2013

Beware of the wind on the cliffs at Gris Gris

Gris Gris (a name derived from the grey of the cliffs) is located on the extreme southern coast of Mauritius and is the only section of the coastline not protected by a fringing reef. The waves pound...
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CatherineReichardt
Sep 26, 2013

Allow time to deal with Port Louis's traffic jams

When you think of Mauritius, chances are that the image you conjur up is one of idyllic, unspoiled beaches - not traffic jams. Unfortunately both images are correct. The capital, Port Louis suffers...
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CatherineReichardt
Sep 26, 2013

Pick ups for morning flights go at stupid o'clock

Most visitors to Mauritius are on a package tour, and are transferred to and from the airport in a shuttle bus that does a bit of a 'milk run' between the various hotels.For those many families...
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CatherineReichardt
Sep 26, 2013

ATMs can be hard to find

When we travel, we have got used to drawing local currency from ATMs as we go - a welcome progression from the restrictive days of relying on travellers cheques and bureaux de change.Mauritius came as...
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CatherineReichardt
Sep 26, 2013

Your mum says that you must wear sensible shoes!

If you're reading this in disbelief, asking yourself why you'll need sensible shoes on an island whose major drawcard is its beaches, then look closer at the ferociously spiky sea urchins lurking...
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Sep 26, 2013
 
 
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Mauritian coral reefs are very degraded

One of Mauritius' great drawcards is the fringing coral reef that encircles the entire island (with the exception of a small gap in the extreme south around Gris Gris), providing calm and sheltered...
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CatherineReichardt
Sep 26, 2013

Avoid being savaged by the tortoises!

Many tourists will want to visit the La Vanille Reptile Park, which is apparently one of the island's most popular tourist attractions, and is particularly popular with families. Here, it's possible...
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CatherineReichardt
Sep 26, 2013

The submarine won't operate if the sea is rough

Mauritius resort holidays are all about the beach and the sea, and it is this 'picture postcard perfect' coastline that has provided the Mauritian tourism industry with such a competitive advantage.If...
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CatherineReichardt
Sep 26, 2013

Expensive!

We found Mauritius very expensive! Fair enough to say we stayed at an expensive hotel so drinks and extra meals added up to a lot but we got such a shock when we went to buy water at the airport on...
janiebaxter
Jan 26, 2011

Mauritius Summertimes: worst DMC

I have visted many countries. Mauritius is a beautiful country but the destination management company Summertimes is the worst that I have ever encountered. The staff were very unfriendly. One of them...
Step20
Nov 19, 2009

Traffic jams

Mauritius has a lot of people crammed onto a relatively small island. As a result, it has a lot of traffic in its large towns and cities. We got stuck in a couple of traffic jams that took us 20...
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mikelisaanna
Sep 04, 2009

Navigation can be challenging

Mauritius generally has pretty decent roads. However, it does not have a lot of road signs, which makes driving around the island challenging at times. The other problem is that the maps given out by...
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mikelisaanna
Sep 04, 2009

Tropical storms

Like Canuck says, the rain can be devastating. 4 people died in the floods last week when I was on holiday - the drains backed up, rivers burst banks and bridges got swept away. There seems to be very...
2flower
Apr 06, 2008

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Mahebourg

The National History Museum is in a colonial building in a large park built 1771 and shows engravings and paintings of Mauritius, old maps and other marine relics, some furnitures and outside a...
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"Holiday paradise meets ecological nightmare"
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" MAURITIUS PARADISE ON EARTH "
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"MAURITIUS"
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"Canuckmike's Trip to Mauritius"
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