Sea and Water Sports and Activities

Water Sports in Maritius

Water sports in Mauritius are too good. Even if you aren’t a water baby, Mauritius will make you fall in love with at least the basic water sports that need no swimming training.

For a special sea-air activity, be sure to enjoy Parasailing in any of the following locations: Grand Baie, Belle Mare, or Ile aux Cerfs. Green tourism is a real axis in Mauritius and the Sea Kayaking trips to Ile d’Ambre are the ideal nature discovery trip introducing you to the island’s wonders through environmental protection. Love Speed? Then a must is the Sea Hover Adventure offering an adrenaline pumping experience along the west coast of Mauritius.

1. Parasailing

Parasailing in Mauritius

Parasailing in Mauritius is a great sport to start with. It not just gives you a bird’s-eye view of the lagoons, but also an unmatched thrill. This is the best place to lose yourself in the magnificent turquoise waters and their vastness. The duration differs from place to place, but basically a parasailing flight is about 5 to 15 minutes. The parasailing begins with a short safety briefing. Then you will be taken by boat to the launch pod where you will later take off and start the parasailing.

Adventure level: Moderate
Where: Grand Baie, Trou d’eau Douce, and Ile aux Cerfs.
Swimming required: No

  • No particular physical conditions are necessary
  • Lifejacket will be provided
  • This attraction is offered from the age of 8
  • The Parasailing in Trou d’Eau Douce and at Grand Bay is offered every day. Operating hours: 9:00-16:00
  • At Grand Bay, 1 person can go on the parasail each time, while at Ile aux Cerfs, 2 people can parasail on the same parachute at the same time.
  • Weight limitation is up to 90kg

2. Kayaking

Kayaking in Mauritius

This is a great opportunity to switch off your mobile, slide in a kayak and discover the beauty of the lagoon, the bright sandy beaches, and of the small islands surrounding Mauritius, together with your friends and family. A rather easy one among various water sports in Mauritius, kayaking allows you to explore mysterious islands and caves. You can opt for a single kayak or a double kayak. The best part is that you can discover a lot more on your own. If starting from Pointe Aux Sable, paddle through the water and discover the gorgeous basalt rock gardens while entering in the stunning rock caves.

Adventure level: Moderate to Difficult
Where: The Cliffs of Albion in the Mauritius West Coast; starting point is Pointe Aux Sable.
Swimming required: No

  • Trip duration: starts at 9:00 am and finishes at around 12:30 pm
  • Water, juice and snacks will be provided during the trip
  • It is highly recommended to bring sea sandals or shoes, mask and snorkels, sun cream, towel, swim suit and spare set of clothes
  • Region: Mauritius north
  • Difficulty: Easy to Average
  • Minimum age requirement: 8 years and above


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