Evidence of Ancient “lost Continent” Under Mauritius

Who would have thought that under our beautiful island there would a “lost continent”? As it turns out, a team of researchers has discovered chunks of continental crust that broke off from a super-continent, known as Gondwana, 200 million years ago! According to Science Alert, the team has now shown that the rocks under Mauritius […]

Mauritius History and Eco Tour: Discover the history of Mauritius and its unique flora and fauna

Bonjour Mauritius is thrilled to introduce its very first themed tour: the History and Eco Tour, which enables history and nature aficionados to explore the fascinating history of Mauritius and discover the unique flora and fauna of the island. During this educational and fun-filled tour, you will learn about the discovery of Mauritius, the settlement attempts of the Dutch, and […]

October Weather in Mauritius

October Weather in Mauritius October is the unofficial start of summer in Mauritius! While October is typically considered Spring, it usually feels downright summer-like, especially towards the end of the month. October, along with May, is considered by many the most comfortable month of the year weather-wise. Temperature: Daytime temperatures rise rapidly in October. By the end […]

5 Fun Facts about Mauritius

There are many things about Mauritius that make it one of the most special places on earth. No matter how many times you visit the island, you always learn something new about this little slice of paradise. We have compiled a list of 5 fun facts about the island for the inner jeopardy geek in […]

April Weather in Mauritius

April Weather in Mauritius April weather in Mauritius is characterized by slightly decreasing temperatures, humidity and rainfall. April is the last official month of summer in Mauritius. Temperatures and humidity subside as the month goes on, but remain hot through the entire month. Temperature: Daytime temperatures in April typically hover between 28 and 32 degrees along the […]

10 Unique Things to do in Mauritius

Visiting Mauritius and want to make the most of your time here? Put the outdated guidebooks away and check out this list of 10 unique things to do in Mauritius. Meet the giant tortoises Before Mauritius was inhabited by humans, unique creatures such as giant tortoises and dodos roamed the land freely, hakuna-matata-style, not worrying about […]

Places to Visit in Mauritius: Pamplemousses Botanical Garden and Village

The Pamplemousses Botanical Garden (officially Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden) is one of the most popular Mauritius attractions. Its origins date back to the French colonial period when the Intendant Pierre Poivre first created the botanical garden in 1770 and showcased various endemic and introduced plants. We recommend hiring a guide that can accompany you during […]

Diwali Celebrations in Mauritius

What is Diwali? Diwali, pronounced Divali in Mauritian creole, is the hindu festival of lights celebrating the victory of light over darkness, or good over evil. According to hindu mythology, the lord Rama and his wife Sita were exiled from their kingdom for 14 years. While they were living in exile in the jungle, a […]

March Weather in Mauritius

March Weather in Mauritius During March, summer is in full swing in Mauritius. Days are hot and humid, nights are sultry, and heavy afternoon showers are commonplace. Temperature: Temperatures in March are similar to February. Daytime highs are typically between 30 and 35 degrees along the coasts and lows range between 22 and 25 degrees. Very […]