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Private South Tour with Crocodile park & Seven Colored Earth

Private South Tour with Crocodile park & Seven Colored Earth

Begin your tour with a hotel pick-up at your accommodation anywhere in Mauritius. You will meet & be greeted by our guide & after boarding to your comfortable vehicle, then set off for your first stop. Then, drive to Ganga Talao which is a crater lake, about 550 meters above sea level. Ganga Talao is a major draw of crowds in Mauritius, with many people visiting the site to pray, meditate, or simply to walk by the lake and enjoy the gorgeous surrounding views. The next stop is Alexandra falls which is Situated some 700m above sea level & is one of the most popular nature sites in Mauritius. Then, you'll head to the gorge viewpoint panoramic view with its turquoise ocean view. Then, you'll visit the Seven-Colored Earth which is a natural phenomenon & a prominent tourist attraction. The colors evolved through the conversion of basaltic lava to clay minerals. It is a relatively big area of sand dunes comprising sand of seven distinct colors approximately red, brown, violet, green, blue, purple & yellow. There is also a Tortoise Park & Souvenir Shop. After some time, you'll visit undoubtedly the tallest single-drop waterfall in Mauritius at about 100m high, the Chamarel Waterfall. Tourists can choose to see the waterfalls from the upper deck situated at the Chamarel Seven Colored Earth, or, below itself. Afterward, you'll head to a local restaurant to savor a 3-course Mauritian lunch comprising fresh Salads, Rice, Soups, chicken curry, or fish and vegetables. Next, you'll head to Maconde viewpoint. You will feel like "you are in the middle of the ocean." Between Le Morne and Baie du Cap is where you will be able to witness a stunning coastal view from up above on the Maconde View Point. You'll be heading to Trou Aux Cerfs which is one of the famous natural tourist attractions in Mauritius. Trou aux Cerfs’ crater is surrounded by a vast area of lush forest consisting of indigenous plant species and some giant green pine trees. Afterward, heading to Souillac to see the astounding view of Gris-Gris. You will have a great viewpoint on the cliffs and will see the crashing of waves against the flanks. ‘Roche Qui Pleure’ where if you look at the rock from the right angle, it will appear as a face with tears constantly streaming down, as the waves continually crash. Next, you'll head to the La Vanille crocodile park where you will discover the flora & fauna endemic to Mauritius. You will get the chance to observe these animals in the reserve (according to the animal welfare act); Nile Crocodiles, tenrecs, eels, iguanas, and turtles from Madagascar and Seychelles. You will be introduced to a collection of fossils of animals that are now extinct such as the dodo and the elephant bird of Madagascar. La Vanille Nature Park also has an insectarium with a rare collection of species from various locations around the world. You can observe Nile crocodiles at different stages of their growth. Your south tour end with a return transport to your hotel

Mauritius: Vanilla Park and Wild Beaches Tour

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: Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve with Boat Ride

Mauritius: Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve with Boat Ride

**Please note that this tour is Private except for the Ile aux Aigrettes portion** Climb aboard a small boat at Pointe Jérome and cross to the coral island of Ile aux Aigrettes. Marvel at the flora and fauna once considered on the verge of extinction on a 1.5 to 2-hour hike with the rangers. Look for wildlife, such as giant tortoise and ornate day gecko. After visiting Ile aux Aigrettes, spend time at Blue Bay Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches on the island. Next, explore the La Vanille Nature reserve, and see a variety of species of birds, tortoises, and insectarium and much more. End the day by watching the waves crash on the rugged South coast, and explore the rock formations at Gris Gris and La Roche qui Pleure.

2-Hour Quad Bike Tour of the Wild South of Mauritius

2-Hour Quad Bike Tour of the Wild South of Mauritius

Specially designed for thrill-seekers and nature lovers, this 2-hour quad ride allows you to discover the south of the island in a whole new way. Departing from the Lodges Andrea, explore the wild south of Mauritius with your knowledgeable tour guide.  From your quad, you'll get an up-close view of the backcountry of Mauritius, and gain access to some true wilderness not often visited by tour groups. In fact, these sure-footed machines can take you to places even horses fear to tread. Visit some fascinating features of the region like the volcanic cliff of Gris-Gris, La Roche Qui Pleure, Rochester Falls, and many other amazing sites.

Mauritius: South of the Island Private Full-Day Tour

Mauritius: South of the Island Private Full-Day Tour

Begin your 7-8 hours southwest scenic tour with a hotel pick-up anywhere in Mauritius. You will meet & be greeted by our certified guide and after boarding to your comfortable vehicle, then set off for your first stop. You'll be heading to Trou Aux Cerfs which is one of the famous natural tourist attractions in Mauritius. The dormant volcanic crater is around 605 meters above sea levels and is surrounded by a vast area of lush forest consisting of indigenous plant species and some giant green pine trees. Mare Aux Vacoas reservoir which has the honor of being the largest reservoir on the island with a capacity of almost 26 million cubic meters and is simultaneously a rather popular stop for tourists visiting the south of the island. Mare aux Vacoas is a gem hidden between lines of thick forests. Then, continue to the Rhumerie St Aubin. Set in a charming colonial house, exhibiting tropical and traditional vibes, The Rhumerie de St Aubin Distillery will have you learn all you need to know about local rum making. You will get to enjoy a boozily delicious rum-tasting session, discovering the different flavors of rum the distillery manufactures. Afterward, continue to the Bois Chéri Tea factory where a guide will lead you through the factory and the tea plantation, offering you to discover the history, stories, and tales of the Bois Chéri and the importance of tea production in Mauritius. Then, head to the bois cherri restaurant to taste the tea while enjoying the breathtaking panoramic view of the nature. Continue to Ganga Talao to visit the sacred site where you will inevitably be awestruck by the gigantic statue of Lord Shiva which is 33 meters high. Ganga Talao is a major draw of crowds in Mauritius, with many people visiting the site to pray, meditate, or simply to walk by the lake and enjoy the gorgeous surrounding views. The next stop is Alexandra Falls which is Situated some 700m above sea level & is one of the most popular nature sites in Mauritius. You will need nothing more to soothe the eye. Once you are there, do not miss the chance to admire and capture on your camera the panoramic view of the South-East Coast with its turquoise ocean. Afterward, heading to Souillac to see the astounding view of Gris-Gris. The appeal of Gris-Gris lies in its scenery, the high cliffs here drop abruptly to the sea and the refreshing winds of the Indian Ocean blow all year round. Next, you'll head to Gorge Viewpoint, where you will stop for a stunning panoramic view of the endless green stretches. Then, you'll head to see the astounding Chamarel Viewpoint which is a family-friendly spot for you to get an amazing panoramic view of the West Coast and the gorgeous Ile Aux Benitier islet. Afterward, you'll head to a local restaurant to savor a 3-course Mauritian lunch. Finally, you'll head to Maconde viewpoint to admire the panoramic view of the remarkable ocean. You will feel like "you are in the middle of the ocean.

3 Days Private Tour of Authetic Mauritius with hidden gems

3 Days Private Tour of Authetic Mauritius with hidden gems

Our 3 day private tour is specifically design to provide client with the best rides ad beautiful places that Mauritius offers along with pick up and drop off to all Hotel and Airbnbs. Day 1: Explore the Heart of Nothern Mauritius - Begin your adventure in the vibrant city of Port Louis, where you'll dive into the local culture at the traditional market and enjoy the scenic views at Caudan Waterfront. - Ascend to the historic Citadel fort for an awe-inspiring panorama of Port Louis and its bustling harbor. - Experience Mauritius's rich heritage at Aventure Du Sucre with a behind-the-scenes look at sugar production and unlimited rum tasting. - Relax and unwind at Mont Choisy and Pereybere beaches, where you can swim and snorkel amidst stunning marine life. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Grand Baie Bazaar, offering a glimpse into traditional village life. - Conclude the day with a visit to Cap Malheureux and marvel at the iconic Notre-Dame Auxiliatrice de Cap Malheureux, steeped in history and charm. Day 2: Natural Wonders with South West Mauritius Tour - Embark on a private tour to witness the island's most renowned natural landmarks, including the majestic Trou aux Cerfs volcano and Mare aux Vacoas Reservoir. - Explore Grand Bassin (Sacred Lake) , an important Hindu pilgrimage site nestled amidst breathtaking surroundings along with wild monkeys. - Be enchanted by the surreal beauty of the 23 Colored Earth Park, a geological wonder with vibrant sand dunes. - Experience the awe-inspiring Chamarel Waterfalls, where cascading waters create a mesmerizing spectacle. - Visit The rum distillery of Chamarel (Experience the making of traditional Mauritian Rum) - Stop at the Chamarel Viewpoint Day 3: Sensational Highlights Adventure of the South of Mauritius - Delight in panoramic vistas at the famous Maconde Viewpoint, offering unparalleled views of Mauritius's stunning landscapes. - Feel the refreshing ocean breeze at Gris Gris beach, where rugged cliffs meet the Indian Ocean in a dramatic display. - Experience adrenaline-pumping activities at La Valles Des Couleur, with options like Quad biking and Ziplining amidst scenic surroundings. - Encounter fascinating wildlife at La Vanille Crocodile Park, home to big Nile Crocodiles and ancient Giant Tortoises, - Snorkel at Le Morne Beach providing a memorable finale to your Mauritian adventure.

Mauritius: Southern Mauritius Private Tour with Tortoises

Mauritius: Southern Mauritius Private Tour with Tortoises

Begin your adventure with a hotel pickup and a visit to Grand Bassin, a sacred Hindu lake, where serenity will captivate your soul. Marvel at the majestic Shiva statue at Mangal Mahadev, standing tall as a symbol of divine grace. Next, take part in exhilarating activities at your own expense at Valles des Couleur, from heart-pounding quad biking to ziplining and traversing the thrilling Nepalese Bridge. Head to the La Vanille Crocodile Park to discover the endemic flora and fauna. Observe these animals in the protected reserve, including Nile crocodiles, tenrecs, eels, iguanas, and giant tortoises from Madagascar and Seychelles. Be introduced to a collection of fossils of animals that are now extinct, such as the dodo and the elephant bird of Madagascar. Discover the insectarium, with a rare collection of species from various locations around the world. Embark on a scenic drive along Mauritius' most picturesque routes, pausing to soak in the tranquil beauty of Rivier des Galet Beach and Bel Ombre. Ascend to the breathtaking Maconde Viewpoint for panoramic vistas before indulging in the soothing ocean breeze at Gris Gris Beach. Conclude your day at Le Morne Beach and plunge into the crystal-clear waters. Finally, enjoy a return transfer to your hotel.

Blue Bay Glass Bottom Boat, Adventure Park & Gris Gris

Blue Bay Glass Bottom Boat, Adventure Park & Gris Gris

**Please note: this tour is Private, except for the Glass Bottom Boat portion, as there may be other people on the boat** **Please note: the order of attractions may vary depending on your pickup location** After your Private hotel pickup, you'll begin the adventure at Blue Bay Marine Park, arguably the best snorkeling location in Mauritius. Experience a glass bottom boat ride in the park, and snorkel amongst tropical fish and coral, as well as a variety of other marine life. If you're lucky you may even see a giant sea turtle! After the snorkeling, you'll have some time to relax on Blue Bay Beach, and enjoy the stunning views from the Southeast of the island. Next, it's time for a stop at Gris Gris and la Roche qui Pleure (which literally translates to 'the crying rock'). These side-by-side rock formations exemplify the rugged beauty of the South of the island, which is a far contrast from the pristine beaches of Blue Bay. Watch the powerful waves crash on the cliffs below! Finally, it's time for La Vallée des Couleurs Nature Park. Home to the famous 23-coloured earth, this park has a variety of adventurous activities available, including quad biking, zip lining, jeep tours, buggy rides, trekking and suspension bridges. In addition, the park offers amazing views of the southern portion of the island, as it's perched on a hill. At the end of the adventure, your Private driver will drop you back at your hotel.

Mauritius: The Wild South Hiking Tour with a Guide

Mauritius: The Wild South Hiking Tour with a Guide

Hear the soothing sound of the waves along with picturesque views of coast on this hiking trip. Guided by a qualified mountaineer, explore the natural wonders of the south coast, also called the Wild South. You can see the waves crash directly on the cliffs due to the absence of coral reefs. Undergo a short health and safety briefing to get ready for the hike. For the first section, be guided by your local mountaineer to Bain des Négresses Waterfall. Make your way through the Filao forest, learning about the unique flora and fauna of the region. Head down to the cliffs and cross the River Bain des Negresses to reach the natural pool of Gris Gris. Enjoy some free time to relax in the natural pool with colourful fishes swimming around you. Admire the beauty of the southern coast while waiting for waves to crash on you. After this thrilling experience, be led by your mountaineer to Mamzelle Waterfall, a hidden gem in the Wild South. Feast on some delicious healthy snacks at this spot. Mamzelle Waterfall plunges into lush green vegetation. You can opt for a natural massage under the waterfall or simply relax and admire the beauty of your surroundings. Continue the hike La Roche Qui Pleure with natural geological rock formations. Watch violent waves crash over the cliffs, appearing as if the basaltic rocks are weeping, from which it derives the name "The Weeping Rock". Your knowledgeable mountaineer will share his passion for the great outdoors with you. Finally, move to Gris Gris beach, a large green field overlooking the dramatic cliffs. Admire its wild and pristine landscape before turning back to the starting point.

Wildtrack expedition Mauritius 4x4 Tour

Wildtrack expedition Mauritius 4x4 Tour

Get panoramic views from the La prairie beach before making your way to the Macondé viewpoint and Riviere des galets to discover the flux and reflex of waves . Continue to the Enertigical Vortex to find your inner peace in a unique landscape and afterwards we head to the home of waterfalls called Rochester Falls. Afterwards the guide stops at Gris Gris which is one of the best cliffs with high waves, followed by roches qui pleure . Eventually continue ,to Pont Naturel, which literally means natural bridge, which is famous because of the natural bridge formed by the powerful waves crashing against the rocks that once stood as a wall and hence created a bridge. The bridge is supported by hanging cliffs on the left and right and offers spectacular views. Then, a last stop at pointe d'esny , discovering the Shallow cove where you get to see a lot of small colourful boats and clear water around where is alluring and very welcoming.

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4.8
(95 reviews)

The tour through the south was very nice. We had enough time for all the attractions. The driver was very friendly and always tried to fulfill our wishes. We had a small handicap with communication, we had expected a German-speaking guide. It was a wonderful experience.

Everything went really well. We were picked up on time and had a lovely day. Everything was worth seeing. The guide even had umbrellas with him when it suddenly started raining. He was happy to answer our questions. The trip is highly recommended.

The pick-up and the whole trip went really well. Our guide was at the hotel on time and gave us time to visit the sights. He gave us a lot of background information. We would definitely recommend him again.

It was a really nice tour. The guide was a very kind and patient person and drove us to very beautiful locations. Sahil the driver was very kind.

Great guide very resourceful and helpful and good driver