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Île aux Bénitiers: Snorkeling w/Dolphins Boat Tour & Lunch

1. Île aux Bénitiers: Snorkeling w/Dolphins Boat Tour & Lunch

Begin your 7 to 8 hours tour: Dolphin swimming, Crystal rock, Benitier islet & lunch with a complimentary hotel pick-up at your accommodation anywhere in Mauritius. You will meet and be greeted by our certified guide and after boarding to your comfortable vehicle, we will set off at La preneuse/ flic en flac, a village nestled in the west of Mauritius. Arriving there, you will board to your speed boat & start cruising to the open sea to see & swim with the dolphin. While cruising, our skipper and guide will explain to you how to approach these beautiful mammals and swimming rules to respect these lovely dolphins and their natural environment. Arriving at the spot, you will have the opportunity to swim with dolphins which is an incredibly moving experience that will bring you into contact with strikingly beautiful scenery, unspoiled landscapes, and wonderful animals. You’ll plunge into the remarkable world of these powerful marine mammals and come face to face with the dolphins. After swimming with the dolphin, you'll be heading to the famous and natural Crystal rock. Over there, you will have the opportunity to snorkel in the pure crystal lagoon and take great pictures. The crystal rock is a beautiful natural phenomenon occurring in the southwest of the island in the lagoons of Le Morne. This subliminal rock formation sits just a couple of hundred meters away from the shore and offers a splendid view to anyone who lays their eyes on it. After swimming, you'll be heading to Benitier islet to savor a 3-course lunch, The wonderful cooks will start preparing the lunch as soon as you will be on the island, and within an hour you will be eating a delicious menu of Grilled Seafood and Fish, Chicken, Sausages, Garlic Bread, Salads, Dessert: Banana Flambe. You will have a wide selection of unlimited local Drinks which will be available on the island during lunchtime. After lunch, you can enjoy some relaxation time - have the leisure to tan on the beach, walk around the endless beach of the island or explore the amazing lagoons and coral reefs around the island. A unique experience of swimming activity with dolphins in their natural surroundings! We certainly focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and we make sure that no animal is harmed during snorkeling sessions. Swimming with dolphins offers a rewarding, educational, therapeutic, and amazing experience for everyone!

Mauritius: Private Southwest Coast Highlights Tour

2. Mauritius: Private Southwest Coast Highlights Tour

::: ITINERARY - Pick up hotel or any provided location at 09:00 - Le port (ships model) - Trou aux Cerfs crater - Grand Bassin known as Ganga Talao - Alexandra falls - Black River Gorge - Chamarel 7 colour earth and waterfalls (entrance fees not included) - View of benitier - Drop at 17:00 at pick up location Note: Driver can stop at Chamarel Rum Distillery if time available, tickets not included. (on request only) See the sights of south Mauritius with a private driver and guide on a full-day tour exclusive to you and your group. Continue to the mountain village of Chamarel to look at the amazing sand dunes of different colors at the Seven Coloured Earths. Get panoramic views of the rural landscape of the Black River district and peaks of Le Morne Brabant mountain.   Visit the Alexandra Falls viewpoint in Gorges National Park, and then look inside an ancient volcanic crater at Trou Aux Cerfs, where the lush vegetation and tropical plants will take your breath away. End with a trip to the crater lake of Grand Bassin – also known as Ganga Talao – to see statues of different deities sacred to Hindus.

Ile aux Benitiers: Full-Day Catamaran cruise with BBQ lunch

3. Ile aux Benitiers: Full-Day Catamaran cruise with BBQ lunch

Step aboard the catamaran and look up at the Black River mountain range and the mythical Morne Mountain, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the calm blue waters of the West, complete relaxation awaits.  Depart from L'Estuaire, La Balise Marina at 9:00 AM and head to Tamarin Bay. Here, you can try to spot the dolphins. Then, take a leisurely sail in direction of Crystal Rock and stop on the way for some snorkeling and swimming next to the coral reef. Once you arrive at Crystal Rock, you may have another swim while the crew is preparing a delicious BBQ. After lunch, you will be able to spend 40 minutes discovering Ilot Benitier. There is a tender boat at your disposal to take you to the island. Sail back to the Black River and arrive at approximately 3:30 PM. 

Mauritius: Le Morne Mountain UNESCO Eco Hike

4. Mauritius: Le Morne Mountain UNESCO Eco Hike

A 4WD vehicle will take you from the designated meeting point through a private estate in which RESA deer, wild pigs, and numerous bird species including pheasant, quail, and guinea-foul reside. Begin the hike and traverse along the North-Western base of the mountain, allowing for two panoramic perspectives of the mountain to be appreciated of the North Western and South Eastern flanks. The initial hike follows an undulating path that is designed to warm up your muscles and elevate your heart-rate before the scrambling and climbing sections begin. At 340 meters above sea level, you will have a safety and mountain security briefing prior to the first of the four scrambling and climbing sections. There is a 70-meter, 25-meter, 15-meter, and 10-meter section. They provide the most spectacular views of the lush mountain ranges of Chamarel as well as stunningly beautiful lagoon views of both the North-Western and South-Eastern coasts that extend in front of you to the horizon. Various rest points provide a unique opportunity for the team to take memorable photographs of you and your family so that the once-in-a-lifetime experience can never be forgotten. Arrive at the summit of the V with a just reward for all of your efforts and hard work as the views are well worth it. The team will provide you with additional information, whilst taking photographs and allowing you the opportunity to have a break and appreciate the location and its amazing surroundings. The descent down the mountain will begin under the watchful eye of the highly experienced and professional team. Return to the meeting point and then depart to your accommodation. 

Mauritius: Le Morne Mountain Guided Sunrise Hike and Climb

5. Mauritius: Le Morne Mountain Guided Sunrise Hike and Climb

Walk up Le Morne Brabant mountain, one of Mauritius' most popular attractions and a UNESCO World Heritage Site led by a certified climber as your guide on this small-group tour. Meet your guide at the Slave Route Monument (Le Morne Public Beach) for a safety briefing before you head to the entrance of the mountain. The first section of the hike will be through the luscious rainforest. Make sure to keep an eye out for the phenomenal and rare endemic birds, and plants. Watch the golden sunrise and listen to the birds chirp as you climb up the mountain's four rock-scrambling sections. Along the way, your guide will tell you historical stories about Mauritius' past, and the significance of this important mountain. Pause at the famous Trochetia Boutoniona viewpoint, named after the island's national flower, for some healthy snacks. Take a moment to admire the breathtaking panoramic views surrounding you. Next, arrive at the 470-meter-high summit and try not to let your jaw drop too low as you see the intense beauty and nature Mauritius is so famous for. Snap a few well-deserved photos before heading back down the mountain.

Le Morne: Mountain Hike with Local Guides

6. Le Morne: Mountain Hike with Local Guides

Embark on a journey with us and be part of something special. Le Morne Brabant isn't just a mountain; it's a symbol of freedom for Mauritius. Booking with us supports our local business and directly contributes to Le Morne village. Embrace the significance of the area accompanied by mountain guides familiar with the region's history. We provide jobs for families, and your adventure helps fund activities for seniors and materials for local schools. Join us for a meaningful experience that goes beyond the trail. At the end of the day, our aim is to ensure you have an experience that lasts a lifetime, carrying home everlasting memories. Get ready for an adventure that combines walking, hiking, scrambling, and interesting cultural encounters. Follow an enchanting pathway, winding your way up through stunning forest and ocean views to one of the island's most spectacular viewing points of this Unesco World Heritage Site. Be swept away by the splendor of nature and the warmth of your local guides. Experience the deep connection between the land, its people, and the echoes of the past. Discover the breathtaking views on the west and south-west lagoons and part of the island. The majority of the hike is a leisurely walk allowing you to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Le Morne Brabant. As you progress, you'll encounter one steep section on the way up, but don't be daunted. It's not technical climbing, and you'll be in the capable hands of our expert guides who will ensure your safety every step of the way. This part adds a dash of excitement to the journey, offering a sense of achievement when you conquer it. So, if you're up for an adventure that combines the best of both worlds - breathtaking nature and a touch of excitement - this hike is perfect for you!

Mauritius: Vanilla Park and Wild Beaches Tour

7. Mauritius: Vanilla Park and Wild Beaches Tour

After being collected from your accommodation, you will make your way to your tour destination. Once there, stroll through a lush green setting where palm trees and giant bamboo provide shade to the hundreds of Nile crocodiles that are raised in the park. Take a walk on the wild side among a huge herd of giant Aldabra tortoises which live in semi-liberty. You can even meet Domino, the centenarian who tips the scale at 275 kilograms. A souvenir photo is a must in this site, where hundreds of the giants are raised. Moving on, discover an exuberant fauna consisting of iguanas, monkeys, lemurs, deer, wild boar, mongoose, Japanese carp, Mauritian bats, Radiata tortoises, fresh-water turtles, geckos, eels, chameleons, and more. Located on the south coast of Mauritius, Baie Du Cap is a small, quaint village. The region is well known for its natural beauty and its wild, rugged coastlines. With the picturesque land and seascapes encompassing the red-colored earth, the deep green forest, the lines of palm trees, and the sparkling blue sea by the side, you will have an incredible journey to the viewpoint, Maconde. It is set on a curved portion of the coastal road, on the peak of a small rocky cliff where you can enjoy breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean.

Mauritius: Scenic Helicopter Flight with Hotel Transfers

8. Mauritius: Scenic Helicopter Flight with Hotel Transfers

Admire some of the best sites in the pearl of the Indian Ocean on a helicopter flight of Mauritius, with hotel transfers included. After taking off from the base in Triolet, fly over the bustling capital city of Port Louis, home to administrative buildings and the only port for international trade. Then, head for Tamarin, where you may catch a glimpse of dolphins if you’re lucky. Further on, the Isle of Bénitiers awaits you with its unusual geography. As the helicopter moves toward the southwest of the island, see the majestic Le Morne mountain. Witness the optical illusion from the underwater waterfalls, followed by a kaleidoscope of colors as you fly over Chamarel and its plunging ravines and lush green forests that are home to seven seemingly endless waterfalls, offering breathtaking views from the sky. Pass by the Pouce and Pieter Both mountains, cherished by hikers and nature lovers, completing your aerial journey of Mauritius.

PRIVATE FULL-DAY NORTH AND SOUTH TOUR

9. PRIVATE FULL-DAY NORTH AND SOUTH TOUR

ITINERARY - Pick up 09:00a.m at hotel or any given location - Pamplemousses Botanical Garden (entrance tickets not included) - Marie Reine De La Paix View point - Port Louis Bazaar and Waterfront - Chamarel Waterfall and seven color earth (entrance tickets not included) - Rhumerie de Chamarel (on request, tickets not included) - View Of bennitier - Drop back to pick up location at 17:00 Create wonderful and joyful memories with your loved ones and capture Instagram worthy pictures. We will present you the colorful umbrellas at Port-Louis, the capital of Mauritius, and make you explore the amazing places located in the North of our beautiful island like Marie Reine De La Paix and its Panoramic view. Next, we have the Pamplemousses Botanical Garden with its rich plant diversity of 500 plant species, monuments, flora and fauna. We will make you discover the south of the island with its picturesque, peaceful and charming locations. Following the 7 Coloured Earth, nature lovers will be able to identify the colours like red, brown, violet, green, blue, purple and yellow, an almost surreal, lunar-like spectacle of rainbow-hued sand dunes before your eyes. Le Morne Brabant is a historical site that carries an exceptional history that symbolizes the resistance to slavery, since the mount was used as a refuge by slaves. Discover its fascinating view from its West coast. Reserve your customized tours with our friendly and professional drivers. You will be picked up from your hotel, enjoy the adventure and drop off at your hotel after your journey.

Hike Le Morne & Explore the Southwest (With Transportation)

10. Hike Le Morne & Explore the Southwest (With Transportation)

**Note: This tour is Private except for the guided Le Morne hike, as there will be other people in your hiking group. Start your day by ascending to the peak of the famous UNESCO World Heritage site of Le Morne. You'll enjoy a guided 3.5h to 4h hike, which will lead to breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean, and the entire Southwest of Mauritius. Please note that a moderate level of physical fitness is required to do the hike. Next, you'll have the chance to visit the Southwest of the island. Stop by the famous Maconde viewpoint, one of the most photographable sites in Mauritius, where a sharp curve in the road leads to stunning views. You'll then be able to visit the well-known Chamarel 7-Coloured Earth, and Chamarel Falls. Marvel at the uniquely preserved, distinct colours at the Coloured Earth site, and the falls, which drop over 100m, amidst lush vegetation. At the end of the day, the driver will take you back to your hotel in your Private taxi.

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This hike was absolutely amazing! It will be a memory, that will last forever. Even tho it was sometimes very challenging, espacially the climbing. Kevin always supported us and showed us the safest way to go. Kevin does these hikes with true passion and helped us reaching the top smoothly, slowly and safley! 🤗 It was the best decision, we could have made. Not only to see an absolute stunning sunrise, but to get to know this magical island a bit more and to feel the beautiful nature around us. Thank you Kevin! It was fantasticooo 😊🤌🏻 Leon & Marie

The tour was amazing! Kevin is a very friendly, funny and nature loving guide. He really made the tour so special as you felt absolutely safe and secure all the time with such an experienced climbing expert. In a fun way he showed and explained a lot about the Mauritian ecosystem and nature. Kevin also made incredible photos that he just sent to us after the trip. I can definitely recommend the tour with him and we are so happy we went on this adventure.

Speaks English very well and, above all, clearly, is very attentive and extremely friendly, talks about the history of the country and the mountain during the hike, shows total consideration for you so that nothing can happen. Rarely have I experienced such a great hike with a view. I can highly recommend this guide, also for other or other tours!

It was one of the most beautiful hikes and Kevin is a very good guide. I was so convinced that I booked two other hikes with his company. He also makes sure that you carry enough water with you which is very important !

Excellent experience! Christopher was an awesome guide and my girlfriend and I had the whole mountain and sunset to ourselves. Wholeheartedly recommend!