Photos: Mauritius, an exotic land full of adventure, wildlife and more

The island nation of Mauritius is about 2,000 kms off the southeast coast of the African continent. It is a very popular tourist attraction, with clear sea waters, fauna and flaura accompanied with a multi-ethnic population. There are a plethora of activities to explore in Mauritius, on land, sea and air. Wildlife safaris, scuba diving, snorkeling, dolphin spotting, submarine rides and trekking are just some of the various adventures that it has to offer, along with the various cultural experiences.

Updated On Nov 11, 2019 07:13 PM IST
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Seakarting is one of the fun water sport activities you get to try out in Mauritius.
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Seakarting is one of the fun water sport activities you get to try out in Mauritius.

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An Air Mauritius flight from Delhi or Mumbai to Mauritius would take approximately 6.5 hours.
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An Air Mauritius flight from Delhi or Mumbai to Mauritius would take approximately 6.5 hours.

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Seakarting lasts for about an hour, and is a sometimes bumpy but very enjoyable ride.
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Seakarting lasts for about an hour, and is a sometimes bumpy but very enjoyable ride.

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The Sugar Museum is huge, taking you through the journey of sugar in Mauritius. (HT Photo/Kabir Singh Bhandari)
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The Sugar Museum is huge, taking you through the journey of sugar in Mauritius. (HT Photo/Kabir Singh Bhandari)

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At Casela Land of Adventures, you get to interact with giant tortoises, some of whom are over 200 years old!
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At Casela Land of Adventures, you get to interact with giant tortoises, some of whom are over 200 years old!

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The Château de Labourdonnais is a restored Victorian mansion, surrounded by beautiful orchards. (HT Photo/Kabir Singh Bhandari)
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The Château de Labourdonnais is a restored Victorian mansion, surrounded by beautiful orchards. (HT Photo/Kabir Singh Bhandari)

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Some of the hotels having stunning interiors, like the entrance to the Lux Grande Gaube. (HT Photo/Kabir Singh Bhandari)
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Some of the hotels having stunning interiors, like the entrance to the Lux Grande Gaube. (HT Photo/Kabir Singh Bhandari)

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You also get to feed the giraffes, and they happily consume the oats you offer them.
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You also get to feed the giraffes, and they happily consume the oats you offer them.

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Sofitel Imperial has a very welcoming atmosphere, along with an easily accessible beachside. (HT Photo/Kabir Singh Bhandari)
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Sofitel Imperial has a very welcoming atmosphere, along with an easily accessible beachside. (HT Photo/Kabir Singh Bhandari)

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Club Med Albion is one place known for its happening nightlife. (HT Photo/Kabir Singh Bhandari)
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Club Med Albion is one place known for its happening nightlife. (HT Photo/Kabir Singh Bhandari)

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Quad Biking is one activity that truly makes you feel like you’re in one of those Hollywood action movies.
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Quad Biking is one activity that truly makes you feel like you’re in one of those Hollywood action movies.

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Incase you don’t feel like riding the bike, you can still enjoy the experience with one of the trainers taking you through the entire course.
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Incase you don’t feel like riding the bike, you can still enjoy the experience with one of the trainers taking you through the entire course.

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A unique experience which Mauritius offers you is the Blue Safari, a submarine ride 35 metres below sea level.
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A unique experience which Mauritius offers you is the Blue Safari, a submarine ride 35 metres below sea level.

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