Excursions

Despite its size, just 40 miles long by 30 miles wide Mauritius packs a whole host of things to do outside of the resorts. From adventure sports such as quad biking and zip-lining to sightseeing and shopping – Mauritius has it all.

Mauritius holidays

Sightseeing & Excursions

There is so much more to a Mauritius Holiday than just sand, sea and sunshine! You can explore the island in so many ways, by boat, on horseback, trekking, quad biking, mountain biking, 4x4 driving or simply a leisurely drive around the island stopping at tourist attractions along the way. Listed below are just a few of the many excursions available in Mauritius. 

For health and safety reasons, families with children under 6 years can only book private excursions. Infants under 3 are complimentary. All prices are subject to change and availability.

Contact us on 01483 445 610 to book your Mauritius excursions.

Stroll In The Past

Full Day / Lunch Included on Mondays - Excluding Lunch on Thursdays

Explore the rich and diverse cultural heritage of the island, from the 18th century Botanical Gardens in Pamplemousses to the neighbouring museum delving into the history of sugar production in Mauritius. The tour includes ample opportunity for lunch as well as leisurely sightseeing and shopping at a trendy waterfront precinct in the capital.

Mondays - Lunch Included
Shared Excursion - Adults from £91pp & Children from £58pc
Private Excursion - Adults from £107pp & Children from £74pc

Thursdays - Excluding Lunch
Shared Excursion - Adults from £62pp & Children from £41pc
Private Excursion - Adults from £80pp & Children from £56pc

Wild South

Full Day / Lunch Included - Tuesdays & Saturdays

Discover the lush inland parts of Mauritius and take in some majestic scenery. Check out the view from the top of a dormant volcano before breathing in the natural and spiritual beauty of a sacred lake. Next, you will admire the wild rolling landscape of the Black River Gorges National Park. Then head further south-west to capture the various wonders of Chamarel. An introduction to the secrets of rum-making will make this tour complete.

Shared Excursion - Adults from £91pp & Children from £58pc
Private Excursion - Adults from £107pp & Children from £74pc

Unfading Traditions

Full Day / Lunch Included - Wednesdays only

Gift your senses with an amazing experience of the scents and sights of olden Mauritius. Your first stop will be a tea factory and museum where you will be greeted by the delicious aroma wafting all around. You will continue on to a period house to soak in the timeless charm of the colonial era before visiting a nature park and venturing into the rugged coastal landscape of the south of the island.

Shared Excursion - Adults from £91pp & Children from £58pc
Private Excursion - Adults from £107pp & Children from £74pc

Melting Pot

Full Day / Lunch Included - Mondays only

This is your chance to learn about the fantastic mosaic of cultures and traditions that make Mauritius unique in its own way. There are only a few places in the world where you will come across such a confluence of major religions and cultures coexisting harmoniously, all within touching distance from each other. You will also sample some Creole-style home cooking before discovering various treasures of the colonial era at a 19th century period house.

Shared Excursion - Adults from £91pp & Children from £58pc
Private Excursion - Adults from £107pp & Children from £74pc

Visit Mahebourg

Full Day / Lunch Included - Mondays only

There is a lot of history to uncover in the seaside village of Mahebourg and the surrounding south-east region of the island. Its museum, bustling and colourful market place and waterfront are a few of the attractions that make for a pleasant and distinctive journey of exploration. And of course, don’t miss out on the cassava biscuit factory that has now been in activity for almost a century and a half.

Shared Excursion - Adults from £91pp & Children from £58pc
Private Excursion - Adults from £107pp & Children from £74pc

A Walk Back In Time

Full Day / Street Food - Mondays & Thursdays

Put on your walking shoes for a leisurely stroll through the historical and cultural heritage of more than two-and-a-half-century old capital city, Port Louis. From the landing place of indentured Indian immigrants in Mauritius, the UNESCO-listed Aapravasi Ghat to the Central Market for a taste of our street food and a visit of Chinatown, past and present intertwine with history unfolding at every corner.

Shared Excursion - Adults from £57pp & Children from £40pc
Private Excursion - Adults from £80pp & Children from £56pc

Craft Experience

Full Day / Lunch Included - Fridays Only

This insightful tour is a hand-picked mix of sightseeing and local craft-making. After witnessing first-hand the art of glass-blowing, you will be awestruck by the intricate details required in assembling scale models of historic ships. You will also have the chance to visit a soap factory and a carpet-weaving workshop before lunch. In the afternoon, you will take a trip to the sacred Hindu lake of Grand Bassin and discover the many charms and attractions of the colourful villages of the South-West.

Shared Excursion - Adults from £79pp & Children from £52pc
Private Excursion - Adults from £95pp & Children from £69pc

Vehicle Hire with Driver

Half Day or Full Day

Explore the island of Mauritius at your own pace and with a driver who knows the roads better than anyone. Choose a half day or full day and a vehicle to suit your family.

Superior Car, Ford Focus or similar (4 passengers) – Half Day from £98 – Full Day from £138
Executive Car, Nissan X-Trail or similar (4 passengers) – Half Day from £137 – Full Day from £203
Prestige Car, BMW 5 Series or similar (4 passengers) – Half Day from £198 – Full Day from £279
Premium Car, BMW 7 Series or similar (4 passengers) – Half Day from £273 – Full Day from £395
Club Family, Toyota Hiace or similar (5 passengers) – Half Day from £131 – Full Day from £187

English speaking guide from £47 per day

Golf in Mauritius

The island of Mauritius is home to a number of stunning golf courses.

Spa & Wellness

Relax and be pampered in a haven of peace and tranquillity.

Diving in Mauritius

Explore the coral reefs that surround Mauritius and wrecks from ancient battles.

Useful Information

Find out more about the weather in Mauritius and flight information.

Jeremy Dale Golf

Play golf in Mauritius with trick shot legend and PGA professional, Jeremy Dale.