Mauritius Island

Mauritius Island is one of the most interesting dive sites and places for recreation in the Indian Ocean. An abundant underwater world, a transparent water, rich coral gardens and natural aquariums will bring divers lots of bright impressions. Weak currents don’t spoil good visibility and night diving is possible. The third world large barrier reef grants an excellent opportunity to visit plenty of superb dive sites. Many surprises are waiting for the divers here, not disappointing the expectations even of the most experienced divers. Plenty of mysterious dark caves, sunken ships, gleaming shadows of the sharks, struggling with strong currents, rapidly passing caranxes and sea eagles can greatly impress any diver. There are also other areas where placid bright world is covered with feastfull colorfulness of coral gardens, where there are schools of funny tropical fish. Here divers can meet black and blue marlins, bonitos, barracudas, and dorados as well.

Location: Indian Ocean, to the east of Madagascar

What to see: mysterious dark caves, sunken ships, as well as coral gardens, tropical fish, sharks, caranxes, sea eagles, black and blue marlins, bonitos, barracudas, dorados etc.

Depth: 5-50m/16-164ft

Currents: 1knot

Visibility: 10-30m/32-98ft

Season for diving: October to December and March to April. January through February are the months of high cyclone activity. The average water temperature during the year ranges between 22-28C/70-82F.

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