Mauritius Botanical Garden

Mauritius Botanical Garden, also known as Pamplemousses Garden and SSR Botanical Garden, is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Mauritius. Located near Port Louis, it is the oldest botanical garden in the Southern Hemisphere!

This beautiful garden was built by Pierre Poivre in 1767. Spanning around 37 hectares, the garden is most famous for its giant water lilies, spice garden and unique collection of 85 varieties of palms from Central America, Asia, Africa and the islands around the Indian Ocean.

Black River Gorges National Park

Stretching across 6,574 hectares in the hilly south-western part of Mauritius, the Black River Gorges National Park was constructed to save the natural vegetation of the island. However, today it is one of the most visited attractions. Here, feeling at home with nature comes easily. The park offers, two information centres, picnic areas and 60 kilometres of nature trails. The Black River Gorges National park protects most of the island's remaining rainforest, and is home to many species of wild animals and birds.

Black River Gorges National Park

Stretching across 6,574 hectares in the hilly south-western part of Mauritius, the Black River Gorges National Park was constructed to save the natural vegetation of the island. However, today it is one of the most visited attractions. Here, feeling at home with nature comes easily. The park offers, two information centres, picnic areas and 60 kilometres of nature trails. The Black River Gorges National park protects most of the island's remaining rainforest, and is home to many species of wild animals and birds.

Île aux Cerfs Island

Known as the deer island, it is situated near the east coast of Mauritius in the Flacq district. Ile Aux Cerfs is famous for its sandy beaches, beautiful lagoon and big selection of activities and facilities. This is a picture-perfect beach, one that picture postcards are made of! The agenda here can simply be, Beach. Chill. Eat. Repeat.

This enchanting location is occupies about 100 hectares of land, while the deer aren’t there any more, some of the most enchanting beaches await you.

Port Louis

The capital city and main port of Mauritius, Port Louis was constructed in the year 1735 by the noted French governor, Mahe de Labourdonnais. Today Port Louis is the largest city in Mauritius. The city has conserved many historic and colonial buildings through the years. One of them is a fortification named Fort Adelaide or La Citadelle, built by the British in 1835.

Some of the must sees in Port Luis include: Caudan Waterfront, Port Louis Bazaar, Police Barracks, the Mauritian Chinatown and the old Port Louis theatre, along with The Blue Penny Museum, The Mauritius Natural History Museum and The Mauritius Stamp Museum.

Port Louis

The capital city and main port of Mauritius, Port Louis was constructed in the year 1735 by the noted French governor, Mahe de Labourdonnais. Today Port Louis is the largest city in Mauritius. The city has conserved many historic and colonial buildings through the years. One of them is a fortification named Fort Adelaide or La Citadelle, built by the British in 1835.

Some of the must sees in Port Luis include: Caudan Waterfront, Port Louis Bazaar, Police Barracks, the Mauritian Chinatown and the old Port Louis theatre, along with The Blue Penny Museum, The Mauritius Natural History Museum and The Mauritius Stamp Museum.

Grand Bassin

Grand Bassin, known also as Ganga Talao is a lake situated in a secluded mountain area in the district of Savanne, deep in the heart of Mauritius. It is about 600 meters above sea level. The Grand Bassin is a holy lake for Mauritian of Hindu faith. It is said that the water inside the lake communicates with the waters of the holy Ganges of India. The Hindus of Mauritius declared the Grand Bassin as a Holy lake.

Chamarel Park

The “seven-coloured earth” of Chamarel is an absolute must see. The colors of these unique dunes are red, brown, violet, green, blue, purple and yellow, with purple and red as the predominant colours. That’s not all, when visiting the park, you will also be enchanted with the view of the neighbouring falls and stunning green vegetation.

Chamarel Park

The “seven-coloured earth” of Chamarel is an absolute must see. The colors of these unique dunes are red, brown, violet, green, blue, purple and yellow, with purple and red as the predominant colours. That’s not all, when visiting the park, you will also be enchanted with the view of the neighbouring falls and stunning green vegetation.

Ile aux Aigrettes

A tiny coral tiny coral island off the coast of the town of Mahebourg, Ile aux Aigrettes is a nature conservation site. The remarkable work accomplished by the Mauritius Wildlife Fund, has made the island an international standard for the protection of natural resources and endangered species.

Here you can see some of the world’s rarest animals and birds, including the kestrel, the Pink Pigeon, the Green Gecko Phelsuma and the Aldabra giant tortoise.