14 days in Mauritius Itinerary

14 days in Mauritius Itinerary

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14 days in Mauritius Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  14​h
1
Grand Baie
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Rodrigues Island
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h
3
Le Morne
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

7
nights
Grand Baie

Grand Baie ©
Wide-open beaches with dazzling blue water and a relaxed coastal atmosphere lure visitors to take a trip to Grand Baie.
Do your shopping at L'Aventure du Sucre and Grand Baie La Croisette. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Chateau De Labourdonnais and Siva Soopramaniar Kovile Bel-Air Riviere Seche. Get out of town with these interesting Grand Baie side-trips: Marche de Flacq (in Centre de Flacq), Island Wings Mauritius (in Riviere du Rempart) and Sagar Shiv Mandir (in Pointe de Flacq). And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Ile aux Cerfs, kick back and relax at La Cuvette Public Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pereybere Beach, and tee off at Anahita Golf Club.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Grand Baie road trip planning tool .

Melbourne, Australia to Grand Baie is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Mauritius Time (MUT), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Melbourne in May, you will find days in Grand Baie are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are warmer (24°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Trou aux Biches.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mauritius, Cap Malheureux, Beau Champ, Pamplemousses, Siva Soopramaniar Kovile Bel-Air Riviere Seche
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Ile aux Cerfs ©
Ile aux Cerfs
Pereybere Beach ©
Pereybere Beach
L'Aventure du Sucre ©
L'Aventure du Sucre

2
nights
Rodrigues Island

Rodrigues Island ©
Flung far out in the middle of the Indian Ocean, rocky Rodrigues Island sits in a turquoise lagoon surrounded by a fringing coral reef.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at St Johns Church, pick up some local products at Marche de Port Mathurin, then enjoy the sand and surf at Trou d'Argent Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathédrale St Gabriel. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Blue Magic Rodrigues Craft World Company ltd and then stroll through Francois Leguat Giant Tortoise and Cave Reserve.

To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Rodrigues Island trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Grand Baie to Rodrigues Island takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. May in Rodrigues Island sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Le Morne.

Things to do in Rodrigues Island

Parks Wildlife Shopping
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Trou d'Argent Beach ©
Trou d'Argent Beach
Cathédrale St Gabriel ©
Cathédrale St Gabriel

3
nights
Le Morne

Le Morne ©
A rugged rock crag surrounded by white-sand beaches and an emerald lagoon marks Le Morne, a World Heritage Site.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Le Morne Brabant and Underwater Waterfall. Relax by the water at Gris Gris Beach and Le Morne Beach. Go for a jaunt from Le Morne to Riviere des Anguilles to see La Vanille Nature Park about 54 minutes away. There's lots more to do: stop by Rhumerie de Chamarel, see the interesting displays at Curious Corner of Chamarel, and take in the dramatic natural features at Seven Colored Earths.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Le Morne online road trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and car from Rodrigues Island to Le Morne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In May, daily temperatures in Le Morne can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Le Morne

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Chamarel, La Vanille Nature Park, Gris Gris Beach, Le Morne Beach
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Le Morne Brabant ©
Le Morne Brabant
Gris Gris Beach ©
Gris Gris Beach
Le Morne Beach ©
Le Morne Beach

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