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Hike and Climb Le Morne Mountain
Begin your outdoor adventure with a short briefing, and your qualified mountaineer will lead to the mountain. This activity includes a total of 4 rock scrambling and climbing sections which is doable by participants with little to no experience in mountaineering. Enjoy a nice fitness walk for the first section of this trip - walk on a constant elevation in the midst of indigenous plants and trees, reaching an altitude of 260 m above sea level. Walking for further 300 m, you will reach the first and longest rock scrambling pitch. While ascending, you will enjoy spectacular views over Benitiers Island and other prominent mountains. The trip continues to the "little summit" (473 m above sea level) of Le Morne Mountain. You will have enough time to admire the breathtaking landscapes of paradise island before we start descending. Once you are back at the meeting point, you may proceed in moving to your accommodation. **Kindly note that the possible start times for this trip are: 5:00 and 13:30. Please send a message to Kevin and he will add the exact starting time on the reservation system for you to proceed with booking.
Must love dogs
If you love dogs of all shapes and sizes, this Experience is for you. Visit the Happy Tails Sanctuary, in the south of the island, home to 130 rescue dogs! Most of these lovable furry friends have come from the streets & some previously had an "owner." Unwanted, unloved or abused, they all have a sad story to tell about their past All the dogs at the sanctuary are up for adoption and sponsorship and the animal loving team works 24/7 on making sure their suffering days are over. They have a big dog park to play in and also a lovely house to rest in with their favourite canine friends. You can play, walk and run with the dogs and get smothered in kisses! Your visit contributes towards the wellbeing of the sanctuary dogs and also towards hosting sterilisation campaigns locally in order to reduce the overpopulation of straying dogs on the island. Ps: EXCITING PUP-DATE: We have a litter of 8 puppies born at the sanctuary on the 1st of May 2022!!! Mum & Puppies waiting to meet you!
Feel like a local, Instagram Tour with Mauritian Street Food
Discover the most instagram-mable sights in the City Center of Mauritius with Authentic Mauritian lunch. This Day trip has been put together by our experts so guests are able to make more visits - perfect for photography/Instagram lovers! Our Chauffeur will recommend to you some of the best spots that serve the best street foods & typical Mauritian food. Lunch is on us! - Visit Eureka Creole House & Museum illustrating Mauritius’s distant past as well as recent history - Meet the friendly Locals at the Central Market of Port-Louis. - Enjoy mouth-watering street foods at the Central Market. - Explore ChinaTown, discover the Chinese Culture of Mauritius and have a delicious Chinese dish at any of the amazing restaurants present. - Discover some of the remaining canons and witness the panoramic views over the City of Port Louis from La Citadel. - Pass by Tian Tan Pagoda, Marie Rene De La Paix, Government house & Place d'armes for a short photo stop. - Caudan Waterfront - Pop into the arcades and shops and indulge in some shopping for gifts, jewelry or branded clothing for yourself or your loved ones. - Enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape at the LightHouse of Albion. Please note: This tour will only commence if 2 or more guests have booked.
UNIQUE SIGHT SEEING TOURS
This tour offers you to discover and explore the beautiful south west of Mauritius Transport will be offered, pick up is included for this trip. I will come to pick you at your location. The starting point is at Floréal, where you will visit the ship models factory. Volcano Trou aux Cerfs – Mauritius famous crater. From Floreal heading to Curepipe, you will stop on the way to visit the Trou aux Cerfs (a huge natural volcanic crater). Grand Bassin -Hindu Temple Alexandra falls - As part of this tour you will also drive through the Black River Gorges Nature Park, where you will see many endangered species of plants and animals and viewpoint. Visit of Chamarel Waterfall and Chamarel seven (7) colored earth. The village of Chamarel in southwest Mauritius is home to two natural wonders - the magnificent Chamarel waterfall and the seven colored earth of Chamarel. The seven colored earth is one of the wonders of Mauritius and is considered one of the must places to see. Other things to note *Very important* Can do better price for more than 3 person *send me a message before booking. This tour is private exclusive , send me a message about your exact location. Thank you
Reach the summit of Le Morne and discover its secret places
Reach the summit of Le Morne and its spectacular views. A private experience where we will hike trails and viewpoints known only by the most adventurous locals. To ensure your experience becomes unforgettable, we will make stops to appreciate the environment, discover the hidden spots of the mountain, identify the local flora and fauna and learn about the cultural highlights of this UNESCO World Heritage-listed in 2008. Note: Enjoy a 20% discount when booking for 4 people or more. If due to weather conditions we have to cancel the experience, your booking amount will be fully refunded.
Explore Mauritius Top Waterfalls
Your holiday in Mauritius is incomplete without exploring some of our top waterfalls. Visit Tamarind Falls consisting of 7 waterfalls found close together. Our next stop will be at Eau Bleu Waterfall located on the central plateau of the Island. Relish the curious effects the light plays on your eyes, giving the body of water a blue like appearance. Explore Rochester Fall famed as the widest fall on the island at an elevation of 152 meters above sea level. Next we will visit Alexandra Falls offering a feel of the island’s past as it’s sheltered with a rich and untouched rainforest with around 200 species of trees, species, shrubs, plants and wildlife. Our last stop will be at Chamarel Waterfalls. Chamarel Waterfall is the highest one on the island falling from a height of about 83m. You will love the unforgettable visit with its breathtaking location surrounded by lush landscape. *This excursion Includes Entry Fees, Traditional Mauritian Lunch, Pick Up & Drop off to any hotels / Apartments in Mauritius
Tours around the islands
Coin of paradise at over 550m altitude, Morne Brabant is an imposing mountain located southwest of Mauritius. Amazing because of its extreme aridity during the dry season, we take advantage of its height for hiking on the mountainside and discover breathtaking views. But more than just a trek destination, Le Morne Brabant is also famous for its beautiful beach. THE PARADISE OF HIKERS This is one of the most spectacular summits of the island, and yet, still few travellers decide to hike on the Morne Brabant. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the mountain offers extremely steep and hard-to-reach slopes. And yet, its ascent is still possible and provides access to an exceptional view of the surrounding landscape: Filaos, Banyan and Badamiers surrounded by a sand of dazzling whiteness ... Other things to note cancellation in case of heavy rain, for the safety of our hikers
Discover Kayak Fishing in Mauritius
Experience kayak fishing in Mauritius, the most exciting way to catch fish. You can be an absolute beginner or an experienced angler, we will adapt the trip accordingly. It’s always a small group (max 3 people), so you’ll get the full attention of our experienced and friendly fishing guide. Beyond catching fish it's also the most nature-friendly way to make a trip on the crystal waters of Mauritius.
Farmer's Market tour & cooking class
For this experience, we can accommodate any specific date and time. Just message us and will confirm the availability :) The working time is from 07:00 AM to 23:00 PM and the class will take place in our charming villa in Bras D'eau Nature Park. You can choose to learn to cook some of the most famous Mauritian meals: - Chicken Biryani - Masala Fish Curry with eggplant - Fish Vindaye - Lamb Curry - Crab Soup - Shrimps Red Sauce - Octopus Saute - Faratas - Dholl Puri - Sept Curry We will go to the market together to purchase all the ingredients (Included) and will head back to start cooking your favorite meal with some local music and local drinks :)
Les Septs Cascades - Tamarinds Falls
The 7 waterfalls, also called the Tamarin waterfalls, represent a truly mythical excursion to Mauritius and it is true that the place is totally unmissable. It is a hike with a moderate level of difficulty, rather simple, but its duration and the fact that it is slippery in places, still requires a minimum of effort. This is a hike that takes place most of the time in the shade, however the pools at the foot of the waterfalls are in the sun, so bring sunscreen if you plan to bathe. The mosquito repellant, on the other hand, will be a pleasant companion when you progress in wooded and humid areas. Other things to note Cancellation in case of heavy rain or cyclones Not accessible to people with reduced mobility Not recommended for pregnant women No heart or other serious medical problems This tour / activity is private. Only your group will participate.
Explore the Seven Cascades
Our guided trek into the wild and lush greenery of the Tamarind Falls is an adventurous, top-rated option for enjoying the falls. The name itself says "7 Cascades" but you will actually discover up to 13 falls! Tamarind Falls plunge through a dramatic, intensely green canyon sheltered by mature woods and clothed in moss and ferns. Unlike the common way to explore the 7 Cascades, the trek begins off the beaten track where you will be heading to the bottom of all the connected waterfalls. As from there you will be walking into the wild forests filled with exotic plants and birds. This activity includes both walking in the woods, near the water, multiple river crossing and few rock scrambling areas which can be tackled by both beginner and expert trekkers. Enough time will be available to relax and enjoy the astonishing views of the waterfalls. Jumping from one plateau to another is prohibited. Participants must have a good level of fitness and not having any fear of heights. The terrain is, most of the time, slippery and muddy. **Possible starting times for this trip are: 8:30 and 9:30.
Swimming with the dolphins
we meet at 7:30 before embarking on the speedboat at 8:00. Around 8:20 you will observe Dolphins swimming in their natural habitat or you can jump in for a closer look. From 9:30 on you will have the chance for some snorkelling at The Aquarium, a coral barrier known to be among the best snorkel spots in Mauritius. After snorkelling we head to Ile aux Benitiers for a spot of lunch- BBQ lunch, vegetarian options available including alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Then time to relax and explore the beautiful island. Also included is a stop at Crystal Rock for a swim and chance to take photos of a geological quirk. At 14:30 you return to shore at the same embarkation point. If you chose the chauffeured option, your driver will be waiting to ferry you back to your accommodation. Other things to note Guaranteed low-cost rates Safe and insured boards with experienced skippers Guaranteed dolphin swim/watch throughout the year Optional hotel pickup and drop-off Snorkelling equipment provided
JO's FRIDAY PUB CRAWL
Notre périple chaque vendredi commencera à 18h au roof top à Pereybere, pour l'apéritif avec une vue imprenable. A 19h nous nous rendrons dans un bar secret avec vue sur l'ocean, puis direction dans un des pubs les plus branchés de Grand Baie, avec live band, et nous finirons en discothèque pour les plus téméraires! Other things to note Soyez prêts à passer une super soirée, dans une ambiance décontractée et conviviale! Experience pour minimum 3 personnes
Explore the Hidden Treasures of Mauritius
Blue as far as the eyes can see! That’s the overwhelming feeling you will get! The wildest and most beautiful landscapes of Mauritius are hidden! On this South East tour, we will show you sandy beaches bordered by cliffs and carved by waves, rocky shores, sugar cane fields, waterfalls and mountainous terrains offering magnificent panoramas. - Explore the bright blue waters of Eau Bleu Waterfall, one of the most beautiful waterfalls on the Island. - Witness the Natural Bridge at ‘Pont Naturel, formed from volcanic rock millions of years ago. - Enjoy the amazing views at le Souffleur, a magnificent untouched raw side of the island. - Visit Tookay, a charming colorful temple hidden in the middle of the sugar cane fields of Britannia. - Enjoy a Typical Mauritian lunch with a view of the rocky coastline at Andrea Lodge. - Stop to admire the breathtaking views at Gris Gris & La Roche Qui Pleure - Discover another majestic waterfall, hidden somewhere within the Savanne district in the south. *Includes Entry Fees, Lunch, Pick Up & Drop off to any hotels / Apartments in Mauritius. Please note: This tour will only commence if 2 or more guests have booked.
- Port Louis' Foodies - walk & indulge in top street foods
Are you craving to embark on a sensory journey beyond the tropical beach cliches? Dive into the charming chaos reigning in the streets of the capital ! My brother Bernard and I were born & raised in Port-Louis and I genuinely believe that no other place on the island will give you a clearer insight into the locals’ lives and into our plates! I imagined this tour as my personal ode to Mauritian street food, to celebrate its diversity and intensity. While you will be nibbling your way through the selected snacking spots, you will feel how rich flavors and real talks are indeed at the forefront of our itinerary. Bernard will be the one present with you throughout this premium immersion experience. He will make use of his professional guide background to offer you food for the soul too: elaborating about the history of Mauritius and sharing some atypical stories. We want to give you a personal experience, thus limiting the bookings to private groups only: the minimum booking price can cover up to two persons. - Contact us to book for the afternoon instead (13:00-16:30) or to inquire for a date other than those listed - Please inform us beforehand if you have any dietary restrictions and/or allergies. We can cater VEG & HALAL. - This is a walking-only tour. We will meet at the Central post office of Port-Louis & start from there. You can leave your car at the Granary parking.