Family Adventures in Mauritius

What better way to spend your vacation than at the sunny, white beaches in the quaint, serene island of Mauritius? No other place offers all sorts of activities that all ages can enjoy. Its tourist attractions are one of the best in Africa, and it is a site of envy for countries that aim to achieve peace and diversity. The island is a melting pot of several cultures and religions. This is what makes it a country worth visiting. A peaceful place that offers one of the best luxury hotels, water sports, adventure sports and tons of other things to do at affordable rates and for unmeasured amounts of fun. Before heading to the paradise island, it’s good you rent a car beforehand. Car Rental Mauritius are the best. You can effect a car booking online from their website and choose from a variety of  car hire mauritius vehicles and services.

Five places to visit

  1. Mauritius Botanical Garden

This popular tourist destination is located near Port Louis and is one of the oldest botanical gardens in the southern hemisphere. Sir Seewosagar Botanical Garden was initiated 300 years ago by the French governor of Mauritius. It is a vast garden that attracts a huge number of tourists. Guides are available to take the tourists through a full garden tour which can in normal circumstances even take up to one week.

  1. Port Louis

Surrounded by a mountain range, the capital city of the island is one of the most visited places by tourists in Mauritius as it houses three museums, the Blue Penny Museum, Mauritius Stamp Museum and the Mauritius Natural History Museum. Other than this, the Chinatown and Port Louis theater are the main attractions here.

  1. Eureka Creole House

Built in 1830, this beautiful, huge house surrounded by the Moka range and falls was opened to the public in 1986 as a museum. It has 109 doors and windows and is said to be one of the oldest houses in Mauritius. It is a must-visit for art, music, and antique lovers.

  1. Black River Gorges National Park

This park is home to many animal and bird species. The visitors can enjoy a picnic here as there are picnic areas. The natural vegetation of the island makes this place a famous tourist attraction.

  1. Gabriel island

At the extreme north of Mauritius, this island has beautiful, untouched beaches that tourists can visit for a day of relaxation and rejuvenation. It is a great place for diving and snorkeling. Its crystal water and virgin beaches make it an ideal spot for a get-away.

Five Activities to do in Mauritius

  1. Visit the Casela Nature Park

This is a nature and adventure park that offers various fun activities, some of which include interaction with wild animals. The big cats are viewing, camel viewing, walk through of the aviary, petting farm, and other such activities.  Quad biking, zip lining, segway tour are an additional part of the tour.

  1. Cave Sea Kayaking

This activity is different from the others that include usual beach activities. This 7-kilometer kayaking experience is extremely safe and includes all sorts of precautionary measures and equipment. It is a once in a lifetime experience for those who are trying their hand at water adventures for the first time.

  1. Zip line at Vallee des Couleurs

Here is one of the longest zip lining lines that are accessible and safe for all age groups. It is an activity that gives you a thrill and makes you want to zip line over and over again. It makes you feel like you are flying and the moment when you’re soaring through the air against the force of the wind, over the backdrop of a beautiful scenery will have you feeling excited yet satisfied at the same time.

  1. Electro bike riding at South of Mauritius

This activity is for both sport and nonsport enthusiasts as the electro bike does not require much effort on the part of the rider when he/she is tired of riding. This peaceful bike riding will give you a chance to explore the beautiful scenery that South Mauritius offers.

  1. Hiking at Tamarind Falls reserve

Known as one of the calmest places in Mauritius, Tamarind Falls reserve houses several exotic plant and animal species that is a delight for all nature lovers. Hiking in this place does not require previous hiking experience and a child as young as 10 can also be a part of this. You can get to experience the natural beauty of the park while amidst the background of a gorgeous waterfall.