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Île aux Cerfs Island

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Once populated by deer, the picturesque Ile aux Cerfs (French for deer island) located off the east coast of Mauritius is now a popular tourist attraction thanks to its expansive sandy beach. Its serene surroundings and clear waters make it the ideal spot for a truly relaxing getaway. CONTINUE READING
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Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanic Garden

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The botanical garden is filled with a beautiful collection of trees, shrubs and perennials- some of which bloom in summer and others in winter. The garden also houses 85 different varieties of palm trees brought from all over the world. CONTINUE READING
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Gardens in Mauritius

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We have a great selection of Mauritian Gardens to visit, some having great historical significance and others housing some of the rarest endemic plants. CONTINUE READING
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Mauritius La Vanille Nature Park

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La Vanille Nature Park - The park covers a surface of 5 hectares in the south of Mauritius, it comprises of a large number of crocodiles and also showcases a wide range of animal species, including giant tortoises, iguanas, deer, and wild pigs, amongst others. CONTINUE READING
Blue Penny
Heritage / Historical sights

Blue Penny Museum in Mauritius

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Located at the Caudan waterfront, the Blue Penny Museum takes you on a captivating journey of the historical and cultural wealth of Mauritius. The museum was inaugurated in 2001 and houses some prestigious collections of colonial Mauritius. CONTINUE READING
The Frederik Hendrik Museum-Mauritius
Heritage / Historical sights

The Frederik Hendrik Museum – Mauritius

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The serene and isolated Vieux Grand Port in the Southeast Coast of Mauritius is considered as the cradle of Mauritian History. The Frederik Henrik Museum is a historical site which today bears the remnants of the first human settlement in Mauritius. CONTINUE READING
Adventure du sucre
Culture

L’Aventure Du Sucre-The Sugar Museum in Mauritius

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A tour at the L’Aventure du Sucre (Sugar Adventure) promises you an exciting and fruitful visit at the old Beau Plan Sugar Factory which was once operational from the 18th to 20th century. CONTINUE READING
Heritage / Historical sights

Aapravasi Ghat

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The Aapravasi Ghat is a World Heritage Site located on the Bay of Trou Fanfaron in Port Louis. This historical site served as an immigration depot by the colonial British government in 1849. It has played a pivotal role in the Mauritian history, as it is from this very instance that the Mauritian population became more diverse than ever. CONTINUE READING
National History Museum of Mauritius-Mahebourg
Heritage / Historical sights

National History Museum of Mauritius-Mahebourg

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Idyllically located in the small town of the South-East Coast of Mauritius, the National History Museum (Naval Museum) will take you into a historical journey of the island dating back to the 18th century. The historical town - Mahebourg was founded by the last French Governor General Charles Decaen in 1805. CONTINUE READING
Mauritius Natural History Museum
Heritage / Historical sights

Mauritius Natural History Museum

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The popular tourist destination, Mauritius has an interesting geological and historical background, of which little is known. Located in the South-West of the Indian Ocean, Mauritius sits in a line along a submerged ridge called the Seychelles-Mauritius Plateau which is located some 640 to 800 km east of Madagascar. CONTINUE READING