Activities in the Indian Ocean

The Indian Ocean have some of the coolest activities in the world. It is home to many tropical islands where it is always a good time to do the activities. We have made a list of interesting activities that you will find in the Indian Ocean. Here are some activities you can do in the Indian Ocean. If you want to read more on activities, we have a lot of articles that might interest you.

Mauritius

Walk with lions

Lion walk in Mauritius 

Are you keen to adrenaline rush? Well, walking with the lions is an amazing experience. It is a once in a life time experience.

The activity is available at the Casela Nature Park which is an adventurous park, located on the banks of the Riviere Du Rempart.

You can choose between walking or take a special safari bus that will convey you to the lion reserve. You will have one whole hour to stay with the lions, pet them and capture astonishing pictures.

 

The experience

Before entering the lion zone, the team will briefly explain safety measures that are to be taken. Be sure to pay attention as the information will help you during your adventure.

You get to watch the lions roaming around, playing among themselves and climbing up the trees. You can pet them, of course, under the supervision of the guides.

The feeling of the first time is unexplainable, and can only be felt once in a lifetime. You will discover a lot about the lions, how they intercommunicate and feed.

After visiting the lion, refreshments are served and you are free to adventure in the nature park.

 

4- hour river trek adventure

Trek Mauritius activities
Trek Mauritius activities

This adventure offers you the opportunity to explore the beauty of Mauritius. The trekking includes a four hour trek in a natural reserve in Mauritius. There are many jump off rocks parts where upon arrival, the trek start by going down the slides. You can also swim under the waterfall and experience a natural water massage.

It is a natural reserve area where the walking condition must be respected.

The river trekking is a combination of both trekking, swimming and climbing. During the 4 hour of trekking, you will come across several waterfalls and other amazing places.

After 4 hours of trekking, you get to savour delicious meals at Le chazal restaurant. The restaurant is specialised in delicious Mauritian food.

 

Full day catamaran cruise to ile aux cerf island

Mauritius catamaran

The catamaran cruise to ile aux cerf island is a must include in your bucket list.

The ile aux cerf, also known as the deer island was once home to wild deer which have now disappeared. Now the ile aux cerf is famous for its stunning beaches and its crystal clear water.

A 20 minutes boat ride will take you to your destination. There, you can do several activities such as swimming, snorkelling in the lagoon, Banana ride, parasailing. Take your time to explore the beauty island which is possible in a day as the isle is quite small.

The views are breath-taking, you can take pictures and keep memories of your trip in Mauritius.

For lunch 3 course meals is served on the catamaran.

 

The Seychelles

The Seychelles with its 115 island offer you a wide range of attractions and activities. Seychelles is the solution to a perfect stress free holiday.

Mahe activities

There is a variety of activities available in Mahé. There are both land and water activities in Mahé island. Water activities can be done anytime during the year as the temperature varies only between 24 – 30 degrees Celsius.

Horseback riding

The Uteganga riding centre, ideally situated on the western coast offer horse riding. For beginners there is an English guide to help you with the horse riding. Those who already know to ride horse are allowed for riding excursions.

Golf

seychelles golf

The Seychelles golf club is open at 8; 30 to 18:45 from Monday to Friday excluding Thursdays. On Saturdays and Thursdays it is open at 8:30 to 20:00 and on Sunday it is open from 8:30 to 17;00

The visitors and the permanent members get access to the entire nine-hole golf course.

To benefit from this service you can become a temporary member of the golf club. The price is affordable.

 

Snorkelling

Snorkelling is an amazing seawater activity. Contemplate and explore the beauty of undersea wate near the lagoon. There are diving operators such as Blue sea Divers and wind Seychelles which offer equipments and boat rides for snorkelling purposes.

Contemplate the vivid marine life of the Seychelles which is definitely worth the time!

 

Activities in Praslin

The Praslin Island offers a large number of outdoor activities. Praslin is famous for the excellent diving destination.

If you want to experience an amazing underwater activity then Praslin is the best place for you to choose.

Praslin is an island loved by the nature lovers. There are plenty different rare species of bird on the island.

You can take the helicopter to have a breath-taking view of the island. From the top you are able to see the rare birds on the island.

The helicopter sightseeing is an excellent activity. You will get to watch the archipelago’s islands from the top.

 

Casino des ile

Are you a gamer? Then, this is definitely a good place for you to go. The casino des iles provides great night time activities. It is open seven times in a week at 12;30 – 2:30 am .

The casino is ideally situated at cote d’or in the Praslin Island. The casino only welcomes visitors over 17 years old. Its minimum age for entry is 18 years old. After19:00 the casino does not allows sandals and shorts.

There is a restaurant on the premises of the casino named Tantemimi restaurant. It is open from Thursdays to Sundays at 19:30- 23: 00. The restaurant is specialised in Creole cuisine.

 

Be sure to check out our articles on the different activities that the Indian Ocean offers for more details.