As Mark Twain once said, quote “heaven was copied after Mauritius”, this Indian Ocean island nation is nothing short of spectacular. Boasting a myriad of dramatic landscapes, Mauritius is a paradise for the adventurous spirit.

Black River Gorges National Park

Featuring a multitude of walking trails embedded in a dense, pristine forest, Black River Gorges National Park is the place to be in Mauritius to unleash the adventurer in yourself. The scenic gorges, waterfalls, hilltop viewpoints, and magnificent wildlife only add to the exciting hiking and trekking experience.

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La Cambuse Beach

Lying on the southeast coast of the island, La Cambuse Beach hosts a wide assortment of water sports to get your adrenaline pumping. There’s also a selection of Blue Bay Mauritius hotels just a stone’s throw away from the beach, including the likes of Anantara Iko Mauritius, allowing you to stay immersed in the wonderful atmosphere as long as you want.

Ile aux Cerfs

Pristine stretches of white-powdery sand, turquoise blue water, and soothing ambience—Ile aux Cerfs is, without a doubt, the epitome of picturesque Mauritius beaches. It isn’t only a beach for the thrill-seekers to indulge in a bunch of water sports, but also a great spot to have a dip in the warm water and unwind, basking in the sun.

Casela Nature Parks

Find yourself in a world of adventure by visiting the scenic Casela Nature Parks. From ziplining to canyon swinging and safari quad biking, there’s so much to indulge in at this exciting amusement park.