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The mountainous island of Mauritius just east of Madagascar is an unspoiled island destination for those looking for privacy and uncomprimising solitude.

 

The majority of tourists visit Mauritius between the summer months of October and April, the island has amazing weather all year round, with temperatures looming around 30°C but the rains which usually appear during January to March will cool things off.

If you're not keen on this steamy, humid weather, then Mauritius between July and September is ideal with temperatures hovering around 25°C, perfect for outdoor activities such as hiking. 

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The Republic of Mauritius, the main island, from which the Mauritius derives its name, is of volcanic origin and is almost entirely surrounded by the coral reefs of the Indian Ocean.

Mauritius was the home of the now extinct dodo, a large flightless bird, closely related to pigeons. The Dodo was forced into extinction close to the end of the 17th century due to hunting and the introduction of predatory species.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Mauritius

What types of plugs are used in the Southern and Eastern African countries?

Botswana: Electric plug M 230V and 50Hz Kenya: Electric plug G 240V and 50Hz Malawi: Electrical plug G 230V and 50Hz Mauritius: Electrical plug C & G, 230V and 50Hz Mozambique: Electrical plug C,F,M, 220V and 50Hz Namibia: Electric plug… go there.

What kinds of animals will I see on safari?

Whether you are in the Southern or East Africa you will generally be able to see the big five. The difference really comes in when considering antelope as they are based on your chosen location. go there.

What shots should I get?

This is all dependant on the countries that you will be visitng and due to the status of certain vaccinations changing at times, please consult our experts before getting vaccines. go there.

Is it okay to drink the water?

In some parts of Southern Africa it is safe to drink the tap water, however it is highly recommended to stick to bottled water (mostly supplied) during your trip as even drinkable African water is completely different in taste and… go there.

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