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 Mauritius

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Great coral gardens, wall of orange gorgonians... Mauritus is a good place for diving.

- Grand Baie (Northwest side): Whale Rock Wall, The Silver Star wreck, Turtle Point Reef...
- Flic en Flac (West side): The Cathedrale Arch, L’Eveillé,
- Belle Mare (East side): Drift dives, sharks & rays...

Location: Southern Africa, island in the Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar
Geographic coordinates: 20° 17' S, 57° 33' E
Coastline km: 177 km km
Climate: tropical, modified by southeast trade winds; warm, dry winter (May to November); hot, wet, humid summer (November to May)
Terrain: small coastal plain rising to discontinuous mountains encircling central plateau
Elevation: lowest point: Indian Ocean 0 m highest point: Mont Piton 828 m
Natural hazards: cyclones (November to April); almost completely surrounded by reefs that may pose maritime hazards
Currency: Mauritian rupee (MUR)
Population: 1,240,827 (July 2006 est.)
Languages: Creole 80.5%, Bhojpuri 12.1%, French 3.4%, English (official; spoken by less than 1% of the population), other 3.7%, unspecified 0.3% (2000 census)
Capital: Port Louis
Divisions: 9 districts and 3 dependencies*; Agalega Islands*, Black River, Cargados Carajos Shoals*, Flacq, Grand Port, Moka, Pamplemousses, Plaines Wilhems, Port Louis, Riviere du Rempart, Rodrigues*, Savanne

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Seasons
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Climate
Air temp. 29°C
84°F
29°C
84°F
28°C
82°F
27°C
81°F
25°C
77°F
24°C
75°F
24°C
75°F
24°C
75°F
27°C
81°F
27°C
81°F
27°C
81°F
28°C
82°F
Water temp. 26°C
79°F
27°C
81°F
27°C
81°F
26°C
79°F
25°C
77°F
24°C
75°F
23°C
73°F
22°C
72°F
23°C
73°F
23°C
73°F
24°C
75°F
26°C
79°F
Equipment
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Zones

Zones (5) Dive sites Sub zones
Flic-en-Flac 6 0
Grand Bay 17 0
Mahebourg 4 0
Port Louis 2 0
Rodrigues Island 1 0

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Dive sites

Dive sites (8)
Quality Avg depth Max depth Experience Dive type
Hoi Siong Wreck - / -
18 m 29 m CMAS ** / AOW
L'Eveillé - / -
19 m 34 m All divers
La Murène - / -
10 m 27 m CMAS ** / AOW
La passe de Belle Mare - / -
15 m 20 m CMAS * / OW
Manawa - / - 3 m 12 m CMAS * / OW
Passe St. Jacques 2 / -
5 m 23 m CMAS ** / AOW
Right Cliff - / -
18 m 35 m All divers
Trou d'eau douce bay - / -
30 m 50 m CMAS *** / Rescue

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La Cathedrale
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3 caves
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Aquarium
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Aquarium
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 Dive logs

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Stella Maru Wreck
Door m_zora
aug 15, 2015
Japanese boat -
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Water Lilly and Emily
Door m_zora
jul 20, 2015
two wrecks - Great wreck dive
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Poison Reef
Door m_zora
jul 17, 2015
reef - Best live reef 
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Poison Reef
Door memelian
mei 13, 2013
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Coral Garden
Door memelian
mei 6, 2013
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Trip: Mauritius 2010
Door MagnusO
Van mrt 31, 2010 tot apr 15, 2010

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Trip: Mauritius
Door Tanduay
Van okt 1, 2004 tot okt 3, 2004

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Trip: Mauritius
Door ralflang
Van sep 28, 1999 tot okt 14, 1999

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