Mauritius is an Indian Ocean island of unique beauty and home to some of the world’s most spectacular coral reefs and marine life. With its stunning variety of reefs, dramatic volcanic formations and shipwrecks dating back to the 18th century, the Indian Ocean around Mauritius is a real mecca for divers.
We take a closer look at what’s on offer for divers in Mauritius.
Why to choose Mauritius for your next diving holidays?
A huge variety of reefs and lagoons make Mauritius 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.
Diving activities offered in Mauritius
Explore the teeming waters off the north, west or south-east coast of Mauritius 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.
With over 10 wrecks up and down the Mauritian northeast coast, you are sure to find the perfect wreck for your diving holidays in Mauritius. The calm diving conditions and near-perfect visibility make Mauritius an ideal location for wreck diving.
Swimming with sharks
Shark diving is without any doubt one of the most exciting and thrilling diving experiences. Dive to a ‘shark pit’ in Mauritius where you can feel the exhilaration of swimming alongside grey reef sharks and bull sharks.
Diving at night is not only mysterious and exciting, it also catapults you into a whole new world. Uncover the secret world of the Indian 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:
- Beginners dives
- Refresher dives
- Single dives
Find out more about diving in Mauritius at the Constance Hotels & Resorts.