Diving in Mauritius

Mauritius is a unique place in the world, as this is a volcanic island that is surrounded by coral reefs almost entirely. White, sandy beaches cover much of its 177 kilometers (110 miles) coastline. You can choose over 100 dive sites to explore all of them filled with tropical fish species. Make sure you visit from November to May, when you will find warm water and the best diving conditions.

Mauritius, an island of incomparable beauty, is home to some of the world’s most breathtaking coral reefs and marine life ever to be seen. This island, located in the Indian Ocean, is filled with hundreds of bright-coloured fish, making the underwater world of Mauritius a real natural wonder. When you dive in Mauritius, you enter a world of underwater wonders, where you can explore beautiful coral reefs, multi-colored marine life, old shipwrecks that date back to the 18th and 19th centuries, as well as some ships sunk more recently which create beautiful artificial reefs. The crystal-clear water, the abundance of fish life and colorful reefs make up magnificent sights.

Travelinformation for Mauritius

Languages en
Currency MUR
Timezone UTC+04:00
Tipping 0-10% / Restaurant Staff / Service charges are typically added to restaurant bills, eliminating the need to tip.
Network Provider Emtel Ltd, Mahanagar Telephone, Orange/Cellplus
Dial Code 230
Electricity 230 V / 50 Hz
Power Plug Type C, G

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Wildlife in Mauritius
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Dolphins
Bottlenose Dolphin
Spinner Dolphin
Sharks
Whitetip Reef Shark
Blacktip Reef Shark
Oceanic Blacktip Shark
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Skate (fish)
Guitarfish
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Kemp`s Ridley Sea Turtle
Seahorses and Pipefishes
Pipefish
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Sand Eel
Snake Eel
Ribbon Moray Eel (Ghost Eel)
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Frogfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Soldierfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Tuna
Porcupine Fish
Box Fish
Molluscs
Octopus
Wildlife in Mauritius
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Dolphins
Bottlenose Dolphin
Spinner Dolphin
Sharks
Whitetip Reef Shark
Blacktip Reef Shark
Oceanic Blacktip Shark
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Skate (fish)
Guitarfish
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Kemp`s Ridley Sea Turtle
Seahorses and Pipefishes
Pipefish
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Sand Eel
Snake Eel
Ribbon Moray Eel (Ghost Eel)
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Frogfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Soldierfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Tuna
Porcupine Fish
Box Fish
Molluscs
Octopus

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