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Mauritius: Tea and Sugar Plantation Guided Tour with Lunch

1. Mauritius: Tea and Sugar Plantation Guided Tour with Lunch

Discover more about the cuisine, history, and culture of Mauritius on a guided tour to various locations. Learn about the importance of tea production by visiting the estates of Le Domaine des Aubineaux, Le Domaine de Bois Chéri, and Le Domaine de Saint-Aubin. Start with pickup from your hotel and first visit Le Domaine des Aubineaux. Discover a collection of photos of colonial houses and learn about the wider tea industry. Visit the Camphor tree garden, see the trees of the endemic forest, and enjoy the beautiful sights of the tea plantation. Stop at the old stable turned into a distillery, where the secrets of the distillation of essential oils will be revealed to you. At Le Domaine de Bois Chéri, learn about the tea production process at the factory. See old machines, 19th century, photos, tables, and historical documents. Take a walk in the tea plantation and hear the stories and tales of the Bois Chéri along with the importance of tea production in Mauritius. Visit the tea museum and tea tasting accompanied with delicious biscuits at the chalet. Visit Le Domaine de Saint-Aubin and learn about the estate that produces sugar cane used to make delicious rum, with tastings included. Smell the anthurium flowers and vanilla greenhouses along a botanical walking trail. Visit the farm and interact with animals and birds including fawns, chicks, and peacocks. You will also enjoy a delicious 3-course lunch on the grounds, before heading back to your hotel.

Blue Bay Glass Bottom Boat, Adventure Park & Gris Gris

2. Blue Bay Glass Bottom Boat, Adventure Park & Gris Gris

**Please note: this tour is Private, except for the Glass Bottom Boat portion, as there may be other people on the boat** **Please note: the order of attractions may vary depending on your pickup location** After your Private hotel pickup, you'll begin the adventure at Blue Bay Marine Park, arguably the best snorkeling location in Mauritius. Experience a glass bottom boat ride in the park, and snorkel amongst tropical fish and coral, as well as a variety of other marine life. If you're lucky you may even see a giant sea turtle! After the snorkeling, you'll have some time to relax on Blue Bay Beach, and enjoy the stunning views from the Southeast of the island. Next, it's time for a stop at Gris Gris and la Roche qui Pleure (which literally translates to 'the crying rock'). These side-by-side rock formations exemplify the rugged beauty of the South of the island, which is a far contrast from the pristine beaches of Blue Bay. Watch the powerful waves crash on the cliffs below! Finally, it's time for La Vallée des Couleurs Nature Park. Home to the famous 23-coloured earth, this park has a variety of adventurous activities available, including quad biking, zip lining, jeep tours, buggy rides, trekking and suspension bridges. In addition, the park offers amazing views of the southern portion of the island, as it's perched on a hill. At the end of the adventure, your Private driver will drop you back at your hotel.

Mauritius: 3-Hour Hiking the Wild South Excursion

3. Mauritius: 3-Hour Hiking the Wild South Excursion

Discover the wild south on a 3-hour guided excursion and immerse yourself in an authentic and unspoiled Mauritius. The south of the island will reveal its greatest beauties: waterfalls, rivers, virgin forest, deserted beaches, and volcanic cliffs overlooking the vast Indian ocean. Your enthusiastic guide will take you on unique trails, and share with you their knowledge and love of nature. Water will be the key word—get ready for a real immersion into the rivers, natural pools, waterfalls, and the azure blue sea of the Indian Ocean. Go swimming in some secret waterfalls and sea pools to cool off after your trek into nature.

Mauritius Full Day Tour | All Tickets Incl. | Eat Crocodile

4. Mauritius Full Day Tour | All Tickets Incl. | Eat Crocodile

Explore the Best of Mauritius: Full-Day Tour of Adventure and Beauty Experience the wonders of Mauritius in a single day with an action-packed tour that promises unforgettable memories. Embark on an immersive journey that takes you to some of the island's most captivating destinations. From swimming with dolphins to exploring historical landmarks and soaking in breathtaking vistas, this full-day tour has it all. Start your day with a thrilling adventure as you head to Tamarin Bay to encounter the enchanting Bottlenose dolphins. Dive into the crystal-clear waters and swim alongside these graceful creatures in their natural habitat. It's an experience that will leave you in awe of the beauty of marine life. Next, travel to the iconic Le Morne Brabant, a majestic basaltic mountain and a symbol of Mauritius' history. This World Heritage Site holds deep cultural significance as it served as a sanctuary for runaway slaves in the past. Take in the panoramic views from the summit and immerse yourself in the mountain's historical tales. Continue your journey to Maconde Viewpoint, where you'll be treated to breathtaking vistas of the island's coastal beauty. Capture postcard-worthy photos and breathe in the fresh sea breeze as you explore this picturesque spot. At Gris Gris Beach, marvel at the crashing waves and dramatic cliffs that showcase the raw power of nature. The rugged coastline offers a stark contrast to the calm waters of Tamarin Bay, creating a unique and unforgettable coastal experience. Step back in time as you visit Le Domaine de St Aubin, a historic estate that offers insight into Mauritius' colonial past. Wander through the beautifully preserved plantation, admire the stately manor, and discover the island's rich heritage. End your day on an exciting note by visiting La Vanille Crocodile Park, where you'll encounter various species of fauna, including crocodiles, giant tortoises, and vibrant butterflies. Learn about the park's conservation efforts and get up close with some of nature's most fascinating creatures. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to explore the best of Mauritius in one day. Whether you're a nature lover, history enthusiast, or simply seeking a day of adventure, this tour offers a diverse and enriching experience. Join us for a day filled with excitement, beauty, and cultural wonders in the paradise that is Mauritius.

Mauritius: Gris Gris Beach & Mamzelle Waterfall Guided Tour

5. Mauritius: Gris Gris Beach & Mamzelle Waterfall Guided Tour

Follow your guide for a relaxing nature walk on the wild south coast of Mauritius. Meet your guide wearing a Nature Warriors Mauritius t shirt at Gris Gris public beach parking for a safety briefing before you head towards the coast. Walk on the upper parts of the cliffs where you will get to admire the waves hitting the shores. Take a moment to marvel at the breathtaking panoramic views surrounding you with the beautiful blue lagoon. Make your way to Mamzelle waterfall where you can have a swim in its beautiful bassin. Have the chance to stand under the Gris Gris waterfall and watch the avalanche of waves. Relax in the famous natural pool watching the waves metres from you. Take some photos before making your way back to the starting point.

Wildtrack expedition Mauritius 4x4 Tour

6. Wildtrack expedition Mauritius 4x4 Tour

Get panoramic views from the La prairie beach before making your way to the Macondé viewpoint and Riviere des galets to discover the flux and reflex of waves . Continue to the Enertigical Vortex to find your inner peace in a unique landscape and afterwards we head to the home of waterfalls called Rochester Falls. Afterwards the guide stops at Gris Gris which is one of the best cliffs with high waves, followed by roches qui pleure . Eventually continue ,to Pont Naturel, which literally means natural bridge, which is famous because of the natural bridge formed by the powerful waves crashing against the rocks that once stood as a wall and hence created a bridge. The bridge is supported by hanging cliffs on the left and right and offers spectacular views. Then, a last stop at pointe d'esny , discovering the Shallow cove where you get to see a lot of small colourful boats and clear water around where is alluring and very welcoming.

200 km Moto Tour: A Fresh Way of Experiencing the Island

7. 200 km Moto Tour: A Fresh Way of Experiencing the Island

Enjoy a ride in the South and South-West of the island with the best it has to offer for this whole-day trip. A 200 km route mostly on coastal roads with some well-known photo stops, from the viewpoint of Macondé in Baie du Cap to the marine reserve of Blue Bay and through the twisty mountain roads of Chamarel, leading to the ritual site of Ganga Talao. Watch the sun go down on our way back and why not stop for refreshments on the World Heritage site of Le Morne Brabant? ‍This itinerary is where you’ll find most of the bikers that are out for a spin during the weekends… and for a reason! The Island Ride's philosophy is to deliver a tailor-made experience, every single time. Please do tell us what you want to do, we are always happy to accommodate. You can either ride the bikes yourselves or participate as a passenger. Go for an exclusive one-on-one trip with the guide or book your experience with a chauffeur for small groups.

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What people are saying about Souillac

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 85 reviews

magnificent day, full of discoveries accompanied by our Sailen guide always available and smiling who knew how to share with us all his knowledge on his island, his customs. punctuality and caution on the road seduced us. Sailen gave us the private guided tour of the three estates, using her historical knowledge for the Aubineaux estate, then the tea factory (from picking to packaging) then accompaniment to the Saint Aubin estate with a traditional succulent meal Mauritian. sailen guided us in the discovery of spices, vanilla and the production of rum. real visit, we strongly recommend.

Excellent tour today with Sailen, me and my partner both fully enjoyed our day. The guide was full of knowledge and was very enthusiastic which makes things a lot better. Lunch at St Aubin was lovely, enjoyed how they incorporated the vanilla grown there in every course. Would highly recommend this tour and if you manage to get Sailen then you’re in for a good day! He also recommended restaurants for us to visit and filled us in with a lot of local knowledge. Also appreciate he did it on his day off!

Akeel was an excellent guide, this trip is a must if you are here in Mauritius. We saw such a wonderful places, we never forget, it is a lifetime memory. Akeel helped us with climbing at the difficult spots, showed us beautiful waterfalls and lagoons and was very kind and thaught us a little about the culture, history. We are very happy that we booked this trip! Don't forget your sunscreen and bikinis and adventure at home! :) Thank you for the little present Akeel!

Very original and interesting excursion! We really enjoyed the visit to Bois Chéri with the tea tasting and the splendid setting. The visit to Saint Aubin is also very interesting and we could have spent more time there. Thanks to our guide Sailen who patiently accompanied us all day and told us a lot about the island! We highly recommend this tour.

Great activity! It's really great to learn more about the history of tea, rum and vanilla in Mauritius. Everything was perfect, and the meal was delicious. Thanks to our guide Sailen, who accompanied us throughout this day.