Best nautical activities in Mauritius

Mauritius is a real paradise for all water activities and water excursions. Even if you are not accustomed to being in the water, Mauritius will make you fall in love with the basic water sports.


Parasailing is an activity where a person is towed by a boat while remaining attached to a parachute specially designed, known as parasailing. Then the boat starts, making the person go in the air. If the boat is powerful enough, two or three people can parasail at the same time.


Kitesurfing or kiteboarding is a water sport that uses wind energy to pull a rider in the water on a small surfboard or a kiteboard. The kitesurfers use power kites clinging to the harness in order to slide on water and in the air. Today, this water sport is much more secure due to innovations in kite designs, security systems, and courses by professionals. Many riding styles have evolved to adapt to different types of riders and conditions.

Deep sea fishing / Big Game Fishing

Big game fishing is made for people who love adventure, but not the usual type. It is one of the many water sports in Mauritius, it gives you fun and a wonderful dinner. There are also night expeditions.


Kayaking is one of the easiest water sports in Mauritius. Kayaking allows you to explore the surrounding islands and the mysterious caves of Mauritius. You can opt for a simple kayak or a double one. The best part is that you can discover much more if you are alone. If you start from Pointe aux Sables, paddle through the water and discover the magnificent gardens of basalt by entering the spectacular caves.

Water skiing

Water skiing in Mauritius is a wonderful way to get adrenaline rush. This water sport seems a little difficult at the beginning, but you will get used to it. Everything you need to do is to quickly ride along the surface of the water, standing on skis by clinging onto a tow cable. Water skiing is best experienced where the water is calm.


Sport Wind Windsurfing Sea Water Windsurf

Windsurfing in Mauritius is an exciting and challenging water sport. For beginners, you just need to stand on a surfboard and control of the speed, the acceleration and the direction with the sails. Intensive courses are easily available. As well as being fun, it is an excellent form of training and can burn up to 1000 calories per hour.

Underwater sea walk

The name says it all! Try to walk underwater if you want to explore the rich marine life of Mauritius. This activity may be a little scary at the beginning, but it is worth it. Compared to other nautical activities in Mauritius, underwater sea walk gives you the best submarine experience.

Do not hesitate to contact the Marguery Exclusive Villas’ concierge for any activity booking.