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Do you have a layover, overnight, day trip, or an extended stay in Port Louis and the surrounding area? Why not get out and take in some Port Louis activities? We have 35 tour ideas.


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Beach Trips

Mauritius: 6-Hour Ile aux Cerfs Island Tour with Lunch

Port Louis, Mauritius
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 42.32


Experience a day on an island in paradise, filled with fun and relaxation. Soak up the sun on a beautiful Ile aux Cerfs beach, swim and snorkel in the warm lagoon waters, and later enjoy a delicious 3-course lunch at a fine dining beach restaurant.

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Bus & Minivan Tours

Mauritius: Dodo Trail Tour with Lunch

Port Louis, Mauritius
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 102.95


Start your Dodo Trail tour with a visit to Port Louis, the capital of Mauritius. See its major attractions and explore the lively central market. Enjoy an authentic Mauritian lunch before stopping to see the rare plants at Pamplemousses Botanical Garden.

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Catamaran Cruises

Mauritius Ile aux Cerfs Catamaran Cruise with Lunch

Port Louis, Mauritius
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 71.03


What better way to experience the beauty of Mauritius than on a full-day catamaran cruise experience’ Set sail and absorb the surreal mountain scenery of the east coast as you cruise the island's longest and largest lagoon. After a swim and snorkel in the turquoise waters, glide along the... Read More

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Custom Private Tours

Private Custom Tour: Mauritius in a Day with Professional Driver

Port Louis, Mauritius
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 129.26


Mauritius is known for its cobalt-blue waters, silky sand beaches and warm locals. This full-day custom tour goes beyond that, offering a private driver, car and a fully flexible itinerary that can be customized entirely to your preferences. Choose to visit tea plantations, sugarcane fields and... Read More

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Day Trips

Mauritius Private North Day Tours - MUTT

Port Louis, Mauritius
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 100.00


<strong>Pamplemousses Botanical Garden</strong><br>The Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden or the SSR Botanical Garden for short or better still the Pamplemousses Botanical Garden, any of the names listed is the correct name of a popular tourist attraction site in the Republic of Mauritius on the Indian Ocean.<br><br><strong>Port-Louis – Capital City</strong><br>... Read More

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Day Trips

Full-Day Tour of South West Mauritius

Port Louis, Mauritius
Duration: 7 hours
Priced From: USD 107.13


Explore the south west of Mauritius. Visiting Floreal, Trou aux cerf, Grand Bassin, Gorges Natural Park, Alexandra Fall, Black River Gorges Water Fall and View Point, La Rhumerie de Chamarel (Distillery), Chamarel Waterfall and 7 colored Earth, and the panoramic view point of the south west of Mauriritus.

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Day Trips

Private Guided Tour of Northern Mauritius with Shopping in Port Louis

Port Louis, Mauritius
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 56.77


Visit the capital of Mauritius - Port Louis and see the Central Market of Port Louis, Caudan Water Front Shopping Complex, Market Craft, Citadel Hill - a nice view point of the of Port Louis, Pamplemousses Botanical Garden with a variety of tropical plants, L'Aventure du Sucre (Sugar Estate and... Read More

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Day Trips

Mauritius Ile des Deux Cocos Day Trip

Port Louis, Mauritius
Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 107.13


Sink into tropical bliss on this full-day trip to Île des Deux Cocos off southeast Mauritius! Ride a speedboat to the idyllic islet in the coral-filled Blue Bay Marine Park and chill, swim or explore as you wish. After a refreshing welcome cocktail, laze on the powder-white sand, swim or snorkel in the idyllic lagoon, follow the palm-fringed walking trails, or join the included snorkeling or glass-bottom boat trips. The... Read More

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Day Trips

Mauritius Countryside Day Trip With Port Louis Sightseeing and Creole Lunch

Port Louis, Mauritius
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 110.63


Discover the cultural, historical and natural jewels of northwest Mauritius on this action-packed 8-hour tour! Discover the top attractions of Port Louis, including the Place d'Armes, and enjoy a hearty Creole lunch. Then, put on your explorer's hat and drive through emerald scenery to the famous... Read More

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Day Trips

Southern Mauritius Day Trip: Saint Aubin Sugar Estate with Rum Tastings and Lunch

Port Louis, Mauritius
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 110.63


Explore the beauty spots and natural wonders of south Mauritius on this relaxing 8-hour tour, including lunch! With an expert guide, travel into the island's lush southern region where rolling hills, deep forests and rugged cliffs dominate. See the Bois Teri Tea Factory, the crocodiles and giant... Read More

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Day Trips

Mahbourg and La Valle de Ferney Tour with Lunch

Port Louis, Mauritius
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 110.63


Discover historic Mahébourg and the exotic La Vallée de Ferney nature reserve on this 8-hour tour. As you travel by air-conditioned coach, explore Mahébourg and see its Old Naval Museum and traditional market. Visit the Rault Biscuit Factory to see how its cassava cookies are made, and then continue to La Vallée de Ferney. After an outdoor lunch, see the native giant tortoises and trek through the... Read More

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Day Trips

Northern Mauritius Day Trip Including Sugar World Museum and Grand Bay

Port Louis, Mauritius
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 110.63


Explore the north side of Mauritius and its history and culture by visiting the Sugar World Museum, a converted sugar factory that's now an intriguing homage to Mauritius' ties to the sugar trade. Then visit Grand Bay, the so-called St Tropez of Mauritius. This guided full-day tour then breaks for... Read More

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Day Trips

Blue Safari Submarine

Port Louis, Mauritius
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 144.40


Experience this incredible underwater excursions in the BS1100 submarine, which has been specially designed to make sure everyone enjoys great views of the Indian Ocean from 35 meters below sea level. you will get a safety training, a full explanation of the excursions and an unforgettable 40-minute journey underwater.

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Day Trips

Southwest Mauritius Day Trip: Chamarel Waterfall, Trou aux Cerfs, and Seven Coloured Earth

Port Louis, Mauritius
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 110.63


Experience the unspoiled nature of southwest Mauritius on this day trip from your island hotel. With an expert guide, travel to the verdant Rivière Noire District, where high mountain peaks, volcanic formations and nature reserves dominate. Visit towering Chamarel Waterfall and the striking... Read More

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Day Trips

South Mauritius Full-Day Private Tour: Tea Factory - Nature Park - Wild South Coast

Port Louis, Mauritius
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 119.40


Enjoy an 8-hour private tour of the South of Mauritius in an air-conditioned vehicle. At Bois Cheri Tea Plantation you'll discover the history of tea in Mauritius, and learn about the tea making process. At the La Vanille Réserve des Mascareignes you'll see giant tortoises and crocodiles in... Read More

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Dolphin & Whale Watching

Full-Day Bnitiers Island and Dolphin Watching Cruise with Lunch

Port Louis, Mauritius
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 97.82


Take to the open sea and relax on idyllic Bénitiers Island (L'Ile aux Bénitiers) off Mauritius on this 8-hour catamaran cruise! Set off from the west coast and glide along Mauritius' shores in search of the wild dolphins that frequent the waters. After a stop to swim and snorkel,... Read More

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Dolphin & Whale Watching

Dolphin Swim and Bnitiers Island Day Trip with Lunch

Port Louis, Mauritius
Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 82.68


Swim with wild dolphins off Mauritius on this life-affirming 8-hour trip! Traveling by speedboat, head for waters that dolphins are known to favor, and watch or swim around these intelligent mammals in their natural habitat — the open sea. Afterward, cruise to the gorgeous... Read More

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Dolphin & Whale Watching

Swimming with Wild Dolphins and Whale Watching

Port Louis, Mauritius
Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 123.89


Enjoy a morning of viewing and swimming with wild dolphins in their natural environment in the waters of Mauritius, and spend the afternoon spotting humpback or sperm whales in the open seas. You'll have the chance to snorkel among coral and tropical fish, plus feast on an included breakfast served at a beachside restaurant.

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Dolphin & Whalewatching Tours

Dolphins and Benitiers Island Full-Day Tour

Port Louis, Mauritius
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 74.35


Enjoy the unique opportunity of swimming with dolphins in the open sea on this full-day tour. Cruise in a speedboat to encounter dolphins in their natural environment, visit the beautiful island of Benitiers, and enjoy a tasty BBQ lunch.

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Dolphin & Whalewatching Tours

From Port Louis: Full-Day Catamaran Cruise to Gabriel Island

Port Louis, Mauritius
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 44.61


Enjoy a day full of sun, drinks, good food, and relaxation! Treat yourself to an unforgettable excursion as you experience the luxury of cruising on 42 foot (13 meter) catamaran to Gabriel Island. There will be plenty of time to swim, snorkel, and soak!

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Food Tours

Full-Day Mauritian Culinary Experience

Port Louis, Mauritius
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 256.00


Enjoy a full-day Mauritian cooking experience with a local.

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Nature & Wildlife

Nature Discovery Tour: Wild Dolphins, Giant Tortoises, Crocodiles and The Wild South From Port Louis

Port Louis, Mauritius
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 79.71


The Nature Discovery Tour is a full-day excursion, including transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle with a friendly driver:<br /><ul><li>Swim with wild dolphins and snorkel near the coral reef in the morning</li><li>Take photographs at the stunning viewpoint of... Read More

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Other Water Sports

Private Full-Day or Half-Day Big Game Fishing Excursion in Mauritius

Port Louis, Mauritius
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 756.23


Cast your line into the deep waters of the Indian Ocean on this private half- or full-day big game fishing excursion in Mauritius. Choose the fishing vessel size to match your group size, then — following a delicious breakfast — cruise over Mauritius' shallow reefs or deep waters. Fish... Read More

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Mauritius Private North Day Tour: Botanical Garden - Sugar Museum - Rum Tasting - Port Louis

Port Louis, Mauritius
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 119.40


Enjoy a private full-day tour of the North of Mauritius visit,<span style='line-height: 1.5;'> explore the famous historical Pamplemousses Botanical Garden.</span><span style='line-height: 1.5;'> Learn about the rich history of the island and the sugar industry, and sample... Read More

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Sailing Trips

Mauritius Speedboat Cruise from Pointe Jerome

Port Louis, Mauritius
Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 116.45


Explore offshore Mauritius with this exciting speedboat tour. The 7.5-hour experience offers a diverse amount of activities packed into just one trip: snorkeling at Blue Bay Marine Park, island gawking, lunch with fresh seafood and wine, a waterfall visit and plenty of time to sunbathe and swim. Even better, your captain-come-guide will regale your group with historical facts about the islands as you cruise. Numbers are... Read More

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Scuba Diving

Diving In Belle Mare Mauritius

Port Louis, Mauritius
Duration: 45 minutes
Priced From: USD 168.56


Diving in the East of Mauritius at Belle Mare, enter in the world of the undersea explore coral reefs,multi coloured marine life and some ships sunk more recently.Which created beautiful artificial reefs in the deep of the Indian Ocean

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Shopping Tours

Mauritius Private Shopping Day Tour: Bagatelle Mall, Quatre Bornes and Curepipe

Port Louis, Mauritius
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 119.40


Enjoy a private 8-hour Shopping Trip in an air-conditioned vehicle. Shop at a variety of local and international retail brand stores at Bagatelle, the largest mall in Mauritius, explore the malls and shops of Quatres Bornes and Curepipe.Enjoy the deals at the many factory and duty free shops at... Read More

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Snorkeling

Speedboat Tour of Ile aux Cerfs including Snorkelling in Blue Bay and Grand River South East Waterfall

Port Louis, Mauritius
Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 155.23


Enjoy a full day island hopping in the south/southeast of Mauritius.<span style='line-height: 1.5;'> Snorkel in the crystal-clear waters of Blue Bay Marine Park,</span><span style='line-height: 1.5;'> explore the stunning scenery of Ile de La Passe (Pass Island) and Ile du Phare... Read More

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Swim with Dolphins

Swim with Wild Dolphins on Benitiers Island: Day Tour from Grand Riviere Noire

Port Louis, Mauritius
Duration: 7 hours
Priced From: USD 124.38


This 7-hour trip offers a chance to view wild dolphins from a private speedboat, plus the opportunity to swim and snorkel with them in their natural habitat. En route to Benitiers Island, you'll be able to snap photos of the famous Crystal Rock formations and then spend relaxing time... Read More

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Airport & Ground Transfers

Private Car Transfer from Hotel to Mauritius Airport

Port Louis, Mauritius
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 57.00


<div style='text-align: justify;'><span style='line-height: 1.5;'>Collection of clients at any hotels needed as per their respective flight schedule. Drivers will wait you at the hotel reception.</span>

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Airport & Ground Transfers

Private Luxury Transfer: From or To Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport

Port Louis, Mauritius
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 51.24


Enjoy a private luxury one-way transfer from the SSR International Airport of Mauritius to your accommodation or from your accommodation to the airport.

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Airport & Ground Transfers

Shared Arrival Transfer: Mauritius Airport to Mauritius Hotels and Villas

Port Louis, Mauritius
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 24.45


Get your Mauritius vacation off to a smooth and stress-free start by booking an arrival transfer from Mauritius' Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport. Simply choose a collection time that suits your schedule, join up with your friendly driver and hop aboard your comfortable,... Read More

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Airport & Ground Transfers

Private Arrival Transfer: Mauritius Airport to Hotel

Port Louis, Mauritius
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 46.58


Enjoy a stylish and comfortable start to your Mauritius vacation by booking this private arrival transfer from Mauritius' Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport to your Mauritius hotel or villa. Just select a pickup time that coincides with your flight arrival schedule and meet your polite... Read More

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Shared Departure Transfer: Mauritius Hotels or Villas to Mauritius Airport

Port Louis, Mauritius
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 24.45


Ensure the last day of your Mauritius vacation is as relaxed as possible with this shared departure transfer from your Mauritius hotel or private villa to the island's Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport. Simply select a time that suits your schedule, meet your friendly driver at your... Read More

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Airport & Ground Transfers

Private Departure Transfer: Hotel to Mauritius Airport

Port Louis, Mauritius
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 46.58


Take your leave of Mauritius in true comfort and style with this private departure transfer from your hotel or villa to Mauritius' Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport. When the time comes, meet up with your private driver and car at the door of your accommodation and relax into the... Read More

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