With its stunning variety of coral islands, dramatic volcanic formations and granite reefs the Indian Ocean is a mecca for divers.
In the first of our guides to luxury diving holidays in the Indian Ocean, we take a look at what’s on offer for divers in Mauritius.
With its variety of reefs and lagoons Mauritius is a divers’ paradise where you are likely to encounter a wide range of marine life from the small reef dwellers such as clown fish, stingrays, angel and butterfly fish to the larger snappers, groupers, turtles and sharks when you venture further.
Choose how you want to explore the vibrant underwater world at Constance Le Prince Maurice and Constance Belle Mare Plage with a range of different dive options available.
Explore the teeming waters off the north, west or south-east coast with a diving safari led by an expert diver who will help you identify the fascinating marine life found in these waters.
Experience the thrill of investigating a wreck and the creatures who have chosen to set up home there.
Swimming with sharks
Discover more about these beautiful creatures with a dive to a ‘shark pit’ where you can feel the exhilaration of swimming alongside reef sharks and others.
Uncover the secret world of the ocean at night by flashlight. See creatures normally dormant during the day and see the ocean colours in a whole new light.
Other diving options in Mauritius include:
• Beginners dives
• Refresher dives
• Single dives