18 days in Mauritius Itinerary

18 days in Mauritius Itinerary

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18 days in Mauritius Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Grand Baie
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Rodrigues Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Chamarel
— 6 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Sydney

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.
Visit Siva Soopramaniar Kovile Bel-Air Riviere Seche and Sagar Shiv Mandir for their historical value. Visit Ile Plate Beach and Mont Choisy Beach for some beach relaxation. Venture out of the city with trips to Quatre Bornes (Trianon Shopping Park & Phoenix Mall), Beau Champ (Grand River South East Waterfalls & Four Seasons Golf Club Mauritius at Anahita) and Belle Mare (Scuba & Snorkeling, Speed Boats Tours, & more). Next up on the itinerary: browse the fresh offerings at Marche de Flacq, don't miss a visit to Notre Dame Auxiliatrice, kick back and relax at La Cuvette Public Beach, and stroll through Pereybere Beach.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Grand Baie trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Sydney, Australia to Grand Baie is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of train, flight, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Grand Baie is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Sydney in January, Grand Baie is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Rodrigues Island.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Grand Gaube, Quatre Bornes, Belle Mare, Cap Malheureux, Beau Champ
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Mont Choisy Beach ©
Mont Choisy Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Chateau  De Labourdonnais ©
Chateau De Labourdonnais

3
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St Johns Church and Cathédrale St Gabriel. Visiting Île aux Cocos and Trou d'Argent Beach will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Francois Leguat Giant Tortoise and Cave Reserve, stop by Blue Magic Rodrigues Craft World Company ltd, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and step off the mainland to explore Cat Island (Ile aux chats).

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Rodrigues Island journey planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Grand Baie to Rodrigues Island in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and ferry. In January, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Chamarel.

Things to do in Rodrigues Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Trou d'Argent Beach ©
Trou d'Argent Beach
Île aux Cocos ©
Île aux Cocos

6
nights
Chamarel

Chamarel ©
The village of Chamarel represents a small settlement surrounded by big attractions.
Visit Pointe d'Esny and Gris Gris Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore hidden gems such as Ebony Forest Reserve and Heritage Nature Reserve. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chamarel: Ile des Deux Cocos (in Blue Bay) and Mahebourg (Ile aux Fouqets Lighthouse & Ile du Phare). The adventure continues: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, contemplate the long history of The Martello Tower Museum, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and explore the striking landscape at Le Morne Brabant.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Chamarel trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Rodrigues Island to Chamarel takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. In January, daily temperatures in Chamarel can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chamarel

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Le Morne, Mahebourg, Bel Ombre, Riviere Noire, Black River Gorges National Park
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Le Morne Brabant ©
Le Morne Brabant
Ebony Forest Reserve ©
Ebony Forest Reserve
Gris Gris Beach ©
Gris Gris Beach

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