Mauritius Extension safari option
Mauritius is a stunning tropical island wonderland in the Indian Ocean that offers a wide range of attractions and activities for visitors. Whether you’re looking for adventure, relaxation, cultural immersion or simply a tropical beach escape, Mauritius’ natural beauty, friendly locals and rich history make it a fantastic year-round destination for travelers. Mauritius is renowned for its pristine, white-sand beaches and crystal-clear waters, making it a paradise for water sports enthusiasts.
The island’s population is a mix of various ethnicities and cultures, including Indian, African, Chinese, and European. This diversity is reflected in the excellent cuisine, colourful festivals and rich traditions, providing a satisfying cultural experience. Mauritius currently has two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, namely Aapravasi Ghat (the Immigration Depot) and Le Morne Cultural Landscape. Additionally, the Black River Gorges National Park is currently on the UNESCO tentative list.
Last but not least, Mauritius offers a diverse and rewarding shopping experience, whether you’re looking for high-end luxury brand goods, unique handcrafted items, exquisite jewelry pieces or a taste of the island’s local flavours and culture.
• Greater Mascarene Flying Fox
• Mauritian Tomb Bat
• Lesser Hedgehog Tenrec
• Common Bottlenose Dolphin
• Humpback Whale (seasonal)
• Pink Pigeon
• Mauritius Kestrel
• Echo Parakeet
• Mauritius Grey White-eye
• Mauritius Bulbul
• Red-tailed Tropicbird
We recommend a stay of at least a week (5-7 nights) to experience all that the tropical island of Mauritius has to offer.
A Mauritius holiday is usually booked as a package with the option of including flights from Johannesburg or “land only” package – both options include return airport transfers. We can pre-book some of your activities or excursions or your hotel concierge desk can arrange activities and excursions for you once you arrive at the hotel.
How to get there from Namibia
By Air: There are multiple daily flights from Windhoek and Walvis Bay to Johannesburg’s O.R. Tambo International Airport, from where you can catch a connecting flight to Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport in the southeast of Mauritius.
Depending on the resort you are staying at you can look forward to enjoying some of the following activities:
- Scuba diving
- Catamaran Cruises
- Kite surfing
- Quad biking
- Day Excursions to Grand Baie and Port Louis
- Island Tours
The rugged interior of the island is a great place to enjoy nature at its very best; the dense forests are home to several species of endemic flora and fauna, including tropical bird species and rare mammals.
Mauritius has several world-class golf courses set in stunning locations. Golf enthusiasts can enjoy their favourite sport while taking in breathtaking views.
If you don’t want to be too active, many resorts in Mauritius offer spa and wellness services, making it an ideal destination for relaxation and rejuvenation. The island is also a popular honeymoon destination due to its romantic ambiance, beautiful scenery and luxurious accommodation options.
There are many world-class resorts and hotel in various parts of the island. Major Mauritian hotel groups include LUX* Resorts & Hotels, Beachcomber Resorts & Hotels, Sun Resorts, Constance, Long Beach resorts, Attitude, Club Med, World Leisure Holidays and VLH/Heritage.
Some of these resorts are for adults only where others are family friendly with lots of wonderful activities for children as well as kids programmes to keep the children entertained.
Mauritius offers options for all budget ranges with offers ranging from bed and breakfast only to all inclusive (all meals, drinks and activities)
Ask us to advise you on the best options depending on your interests, preferences and budget.
*Your Mauritius extension can be completely customized according to your interests, preferences and budget.