Highlights of Mauritius south West


Tour Number

Activity Level



Adventure / Active, City, Day Trip / Out of Town, Shore Excursion


Kid Friendly: Yes. Children of all ages

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 3



French (fluent), English (conversational)

8 hours sightseeing tour

Explore the south west of Mauritius: this part of the island has the most beautiful areas of the whole country!

Start with a visit to the Ship model Factory and learn how they assemble a ship, while locals show you how small parts are fixed on the model, all by hand.

Continue to Curepipe and visit the Crater "Trou aux cerf", then stop at Black River Gorge viewpoint for breathtaking views of the park and the waterfalls. Our next stop is Grand Bassin, the sacred lake with a Hindu temple. The lake rests in the crater of an extinct volcano. It is said that the water inside the lake communicates with the waters of the holy Ganges of India.

Finish your tour with a stop at "The Seven Coloured Earth" a curious geological formation of sand dunes comprising sand of seven distinct colours that creates a surrealistic, striped colouring.

This is definitely one of the must tours to go to when visiting Mauritius!


Pick up from hotel at 8. 00am

1. The visit of ship model factory
2. The crater Trou aux cerf
3. Shop in dutyfree shop (option)
4. Sacred Lac (Ganga Talao)
5. Black River Gorge view point
6. Rhumerie de Chamarel
7. Chamarel Waterfalls
8. Seven Coloured Earth

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Meeting at the reception of your hotel

End location: Drop off at your hotel or Cruise Ship Port

Duration: 8 hours

Weather, Traffic


The trip will be done by car, very nice and modern car, clean and air conditioned.

What’s Included

The price of the tour include transportation and guide

Estimated Local Cash Needed

2500 Rupees - Lunch, Entrance fee, souvenir

What’s Extra

Lunch and Admissions


I am not a driver but I have my own car with driver. I am not permitted to guide in the Russian Language - only English and French.

A Recent Review of this tour

My group of 4 had researched all we wanted to see in Mauritius before arriving on the Queen Mary 2. Jessica put together a great day for us incorporating all of our suggestions and was enthusiastic and efficient. She was waiting for us when we disembarked. Jessica's English was excellent. The van we travelled in was very comfortable and spacious. Thank you!
Janice Martin

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