Apart from just lazing on the pristine beaches of Mauritius, you try out the variety of water sports that Mauritius has to offer. The friendly waters of Mauritius offer great spots and visibility for Snorkelling, Scuba, surfing and other such activities.
If you want to explore the wonders of the ocean from up close, put on your gear and head under to one of the many dive sites in Mauritius. Some of the best dive sites are Grand Baie and Belle Mare
Snorkelling is a great low frill way to explore the marine diversity of Mauritius. Get up close with the corals, angel fish and other marine creatures. Blue Bay Marine park and Tamarin bay are great places to go snorkelling
Under water sea walk
This is the easily the most chilled out hassle free way to explore the waters. Fitted with the head gear, you don’t even need to know swimming to enjoy the splendours of the ocean. You could try under water sea walking at Trou d’eau Douce and Port Louis. You could also try the under water scooter at Trou aux Biches.
Dolphin and whale watching
The friendliest under water creatures and the largest creatures on mother earth make an early morning start worth it. You’ll see pods of dolphins and sperm whales, if you are lucky you could spot humpback whales between July to November. Tamarin Bay is where you should head to spot these creatures. The boat ride usually takes around three hours.
Cave Sea kayaking
Kayaking is a great way to explore the basalt rock formations and caves at Pointe Aux Sable. You can get a single kayak or a double kayak. Test your upper body strength to see the cliffs that have stood the test of time. October is the best time to try this out.
Ile aux Cerfs Island Day Trip
If you want to just put your feet up and relax while the gorgeous boat and the winds do all the work, then you should definitely try sailing to the Ile aux Cerfs Island. Enjoy the views of the ocean and the lagoon to completely relax. You will be served lunch on board and can try swimming and snorkelling on the lovely beach on the island.