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3 THINGS TO DO IN MAURITIUS (JANUARY 07 - JANUARY 16)

Beach Season

Beach Season

November–January | April–May • activity

Mauritius is a beach paradise. No further explanation needed

Blooming of Exotic Flowers

Blooming of Exotic Flowers

December–January • nature

Witness how Mauritius turns into a colourful flowerbed

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

22 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

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

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

Tamarind Falls

Tamarind Falls

November–May • nature

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

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

Whale Watching

Whale Watching

July–November • activity

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

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!

Lychees

Lychees

November–January • food

Try Mauritian lychees famous for their tender and juicy taste

Pineapple Season

Pineapple Season

January–March • food

Try the famously sweet Mauritian pineapple

Horse Racing

Horse Racing

March–early December • activity

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

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

Deep-Sea Fishing Season

Deep-Sea Fishing Season

November–April • activity

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

Sugar Cane Bloom

Sugar Cane Bloom

June • nature

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