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Mauritius Layover Tips For Flight Attendants | WOC

Mauritius Layover Tips For Flight Attendants | WOC

Mauritius is known for its beaches, lagoons and reefs. The mountainous interior includes Black River Gorges National Park, with rain forests, waterfalls, hiking trails and wildlife like the flying fox.Whether you are into history, nature, adventure or food, travelling with friends or family ; the island will not disappoint.

What to do in Mauritius for 24h to 48h?          Mauritius Layover tips-beach

Spend a day at Port Louis

Port Louis boasts of French colonial architecture and offers exciting shopping and entertainment venues. You will also find world-class hotels and restaurants in this area.

Champ de Mars

It is the oldest race course in the Indian Ocean region where the official flag-raising ceremony marking the independence of Mauritius took place in 1968.

Central Market

it’s still a good place to get a feel for local life, watch the hawkers at work and buy some souvenirs. Most authentic are the fruit and vegetable sections.


Mauritius Layover - Lambic shop

It’s the highlight of Port Louis, with it’s wide selection of local and imported beer and authentic Mauritian food. It serves authentic Mauritian cuisine which includes the usual fish and meat , with some unusual local dishes such as Creole wild hare.


If you love sea food, this is for you !

Its a floating bar and restaurant and deserves to be in your itinerary considering the wonderful view and the interesting menu. The calamari vindaloo and grilled fish are must haves if you happen to visit it.

Le Caudan Waterfront

          Mauritius Layover- Le Caudan Waterfront Port Louis

At Le Caudan Waterfront, one can meet friends for a drink, take a walk along the harbour, watch the latest movie, listen to music, enjoy a meal, try one’s luck at the casino and admire artists’ work while enjoying shopping.

Go Dolphin Spotting

Mauritius Layover- Dolphin spotting

Mauritius is popular for its dolphin cruise, which starts early in the morning, just a little before sunrise. Tamarin Bay or Flic en Fac are the best beaches for this activity.

Visit Chamarel

Mauritius Layover tips-Chamarel

Chamarel is a village in Mauritius. What makes this place unique is the seven coloured layers of sand! Climb up the observation deck and marvel at the hue of colours, ranging from yellow, red, brown, violet, purple, green and even blue. This is as aesthetic as it gets !

WOC Tip : Sunrise is the best time to see the Coloured Earths.

Chill at the beach , Of course !

Mauritius Layover tips-Catamaran Cruise

Round off a blissful day with free time on the gorgeous beaches of Île aux Cerfs, an island jewel basking off Mauritius’ eastern shores.Set sail and absorb the surreal mountain scenery of the east coast as you cruise the island’s longest and largest lagoon on the Ile aux Cerfs Catamaran Cruise

Street Food Of Mauritius 

If you get a chance to,try these Mauritian delicacies on your visit.

Alouda, a traditional, sweet Mauritian drink.Be sure to sip it poured over plenty of ice for a sweet refreshing burst of energy after a morning’s shopping.

Known to most of us as dim sum, boulet is the Mauritian term for these delectable Cantonese steamed buns and dumplings stuffed full of shrimps, vegetables, pork, chicken and fish. Often served in a rich stock with plenty of chilli, you’ll find boulet at market stalls across the island, as well as in specialist dim sum restaurants.

Flight Attendants discounts in Mauritius

World Of Crew gets you a few awesome deals only for cabin crews in Mauritus. Have a look into these and let us know if you manage to visit them during your layover!

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Any Cool Experience to share in Mauritius 

How was your layover in Mauritius? Did you discover any new places? If so, please do share these useful tips with your fellow cabin crew, by commenting below!

Have a pleasant layover in Mauritius !

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