Mauritius Botanical Garden Pamplemousses Botanical Garden
Overview: One of the most popular tourist attraction in Mauritius, and is located near Port Louis. It is the oldest botanical garden in the Southern Hemisphere. The botanical 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.
Overview: Located in the North West of Mauritius, is home to a large number of species including over 200 species of fish, invertebrates, live coral and sponges, originating from the waters around the island.
Crocodile & Giant Tortoises Park & Nature Reserve
Overview: Located in the south of the island. Home to various species of animals, reptiles and plants is set in a beautiful rain forested valley with natural freshwater springs, full of prawns and fish. Unique encounter with the giant tortoises, and get a rare chance to feed, pet and play with them. Thousands of Nile crocodiles and giant tortoises are found in the park. There is also a mini zoo of Mauritian fauna. A must see is the park rare collection of butterflies and other brightly-colored insects (with about 23 000 species), which is one of the most fascinating in the world. In the park there is also a "Jungle Adventure Playground", which is an area offering fun attractions and activities, especially designed for children.
Ile Aux Cerfs Island
Overview: 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. In Ile Aux Cerfs you are sure to have a day of relaxation and fun on one of the picture-postcard beaches, and to enjoy a swim and snorkeling in the lagoon.
Chamarel Park - 7 colored Earth & Chamarel Water Falls
Overview: It is the only place in world where you can find a clay earth of 7 colors at one place. The Chamarel Park offers another attraction to be relished first, the Waterfall of Chamarel. It is a truly beautiful waterfall, some consider it as the best in Mauritius.
Overview: For the adrenaline addicts, a new activity is offered since the end of 2009: tandem skydiving. Participants meet in the north east of the island for this unique experience that includes flying over the northern coast by plane. The view is splendid.