Imagine pristine waters and clear blue skies greeting you at every turn as you enjoy kite-surfing, deep-sea fishing or a sailboat charter off the coast. Mauritius’ waters are packed with activities and excitement.
Mauritius is an idyllic location for Sea Kayaking. It ‘s beautiful vast protected lagoons offer great paddling experiences. From mangroves mazes to river mouths, as well as huge crystal clear lagoons & isolated islets. And for the more experienced paddlers, open water crossings are available.
This exhilarating sport can be undertaken between November and April. The main species that can be found in Mauritian waters are blue and black marlins, sharks, tuna and bonito. Fishing boats can be hired from most hotels and resorts.
A number of deep-sea fishing competitions have become regular events over recent years. The most prestigious of these is the Marlin World Cup, which takes place every December.
The main fishing centres are around Rivière Noire, Le Morne, Flic en Flac, Trou aux Biches and Grand Baie.
Your Deep Sea Fishing Guide
Best time to fish: November to April
Species found in Mauritius: Blue or black marlin, all types of sharks, several varieties of tuna (skipjack, yellow fin and dog tooth), sailfish, bonitos, dorado, wahoo and barracuda.
Equipment: Fully-equipped fishing boats can be hired from most hotels.
Competitions: A number of deep-sea fishing competitions have become regular events over recent years. The most prestigious of these is the Marlin World Cup, which takes place every December.
Mauritius is now renowned among kite-surfing enthusiasts for its quality and variety of kite-surfing locations. These range from Anse la Raie and Cap Malheureux in the north to Poste Lafayette and Belle Mare in the east, and Pointe d’Esny near Blue Bay in the south.
Arguably, one of the very best places to do a spot of kite-surfing is Le Morne on the west coast, which is renowned for its blustery shoreline.
Blue Safari Submarine
Experience a unique and spectacular way of diving – without ever getting wet – on-board a real submarine! Comfortably seated in an air-conditioned cabin under atmospheric pressure, you will discover the magic of Mauritius’ vibrant marine and coral life at depths of 35 metres under the sea... More details