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11 THINGS TO DO IN MAURITIUS (DECEMBER 01 - DECEMBER 10)

Birdwatching

Birdwatching

March–December • activity

An impressive variety of rarest birds can be found in the forests of Mauritius

Giant Water Lilies

Giant Water Lilies

December–March • nature

One of the most impressive sights of Mauritian nature—giant water lilies

Diving and Snorkelling

Diving and Snorkelling

December–March • activity

The waters of Mauritius hide many treasures

Tamarind Falls

Tamarind Falls

November–May • nature

Take a hike into the depth of Mauritian forest towards beautiful hidden waterfalls

Beach Season

Beach Season

November–January | April–May • activity

Mauritius is a beach paradise. No further explanation needed

Whale Watching

Whale Watching

July–November • activity

The majestic creatures come closer to the shores for you to witness their greatness

Lychees

Lychees

November–January • food

Try Mauritian lychees famous for their tender and juicy taste

Blooming of Exotic Flowers

Blooming of Exotic Flowers

December–January • nature

Witness how Mauritius turns into a colourful flowerbed

Horse Racing

Horse Racing

March–early December • activity

Spend your weekend like a local at the Champ de Mars watching horse racing

Flamboyant Tree Blossom

Flamboyant Tree Blossom

November–January • nature

Observe how the whole of Mauritius dresses in red as the Flamboyant Tree starts to blossom

Deep-Sea Fishing Season

Deep-Sea Fishing Season

November–April • activity

Mauritius is a dream destination for fishermen from all over the world

14 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Maha Shivaratree Celebration

Maha Shivaratree Celebration

February 21, 2020 • event

Join hundreds of Hindus at the mass pilgrimage during the Maha Shivaratri celebration

Porlwi by Light Festival

Porlwi by Light Festival

2020 (TBA) • event

Don't miss the most important event in the cultural life of Mauritius

Ganesh Chaturthi Festival

Ganesh Chaturthi Festival

August 22, 2020 • event

Once a year all of Mauritius celebrates Ganesh Chaturthi—the birthday of the youngest son of Hindu gods Shiva and Parvati, Ganesha

Thaipoosam Cavadee

Thaipoosam Cavadee

February 08, 2020 • event

Witness the most extraordinary and spiritual celebration that includes fasting and body piercing

Surfing

Surfing

June–August • activity

Explore windy shores of Mauritius on your surfboard

Climbing Le Morne Brabant

Climbing Le Morne Brabant

June–September • activity

Conquer the formidable yet beautiful Le Morne Brabant

Chinese Guava Season

Chinese Guava Season

April • food

Enjoy the finest Chinese Guava in Mauritius

Hiking

Hiking

April–late October • activity

You can cross the island in 24 hours, but you won't cover all of the hiking trails in a year!

Kiteival

Kiteival

2018 cancelled • event

Enjoy a great event of kiting and fun!

Pineapple Season

Pineapple Season

January–March • food

Try the famously sweet Mauritian pineapple

Breadfruit Season

Breadfruit Season

June–August • food

Enjoy a wide range of meals from breadfruit

Kitesurfing

Kitesurfing

May–September • activity

Whether you’re an amateur or a pro, you’ll have a great kitesurfing experience in Mauritius

Indian Ocean Triathlon

Indian Ocean Triathlon

November 16, 2019 • event

Run, cycle, and swim through Mauritian beauty

Sugar Cane Bloom

Sugar Cane Bloom

June • nature

In June, the whole island dresses in sugarcane’s blossoms