L’aventure du Sucre (The Sugar Adventure)

L’aventure du Sucre (The Sugar Adventure) is a must in Mauritius for the whole family. Located in a former sugar factory, uncover all the secrets of the sugar-cane manufacturing process.

The visit highlights how this major industry in the Mauritian economy has evolved, tracing the introduction of sugar cane by the Dutch in 1639 to the present day. From old machinery to explanatory panels, films, reconstructions, objects, games and kid zones, everyone will learn something through an interactive and educational route. Don’t miss the pretty shop where you can taste sugar in 12 different forms and also rum for the older ones among you.

Details of the visit

One-hour guided tours, included in the entrance fee, are organised from Monday to Thursday at 10.30 am and 2:30 pm and on Fridays at 2.30 pm. If you do not get the chance to experience it, an audio guide is downloadable in 7 languages (French, English, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian and Chinese) on the App store and Google play.

Every Wednesday, a guided tour of the sugar-cane fields is offered to take you through all stages of sugar production, from cane cutting to juice extraction.

If you want to know more about sugarcane cultivation in Mauritius, read our article.