Diving Overview for Mauritius & Reunion Island
Mauritius is a beautiful tropical island famous for having been the only home of the dodo, hosts some beautiful dive sites and warm, clear waters. Diving is possible all year round although peak season is definitely summer, from November to April, when the water temperatures can reach up to 29c!
The South-Western area of Mauritus is famous for dolfins that often take shelter here in the bays. There are several wrecks and some beautiful underwater topography and arches to be witnessed, not to mention fantastic marine life. There are even more shipwrecks in the north and some wonderful giant gorgonia coral fans and fantastic drift diving along the east coast with unique geological structures all the way around the island.
Réunion Island, a region of France and also part of the Eurozone, is 200km to the southwest of Mauritius. It is a volcanic island with a small coral reef to the southwest. The best time to visit is between May and November when the weather is warm and dry, during July and October it is possible to see whalesharks and whales drifting by.
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