Isolated over 500km northeast of Mauritius Island, Rodrigues Island is a tiny volcanic island which belongs to Mauritius. It has splendid mountainous jewels with a succession of valleys plunging to the 300km2 lagoon and offers stunning untouched beaches.
Rodrigues has a drier landscape than Mauritius, sugar cane fields are inexistent but there are fruits and vegetables plantations all around. The Indian Ocean provides beautiful scuba diving for beginners and certified divers.
Rodrigues supports a population of about 37, 000 people and almost entirely African and Creole. Experiencing and sailing in the beautiful lagoon on board of a pirogue (Traditional sailing boat) is a must!
The Indian Ocean provides beautiful scuba diving for beginners and certified divers. The eastern part of the island is very exposed to wind which offers perfect condition for those who want to learn or experience wind surfing or kite surfing in Rodrigues.
Moreover, with its gorgeous mountainous landscape, the island provides a variety of hikes. Rodrigues is an ideal place for eco tourism and for those who avoid hotels and big resorts as there is a selection of guest house and B&B. The authenticity and the uniqueness of the island will promise you a perfect traditional island vibe holiday!
Scuba diving in Rodrigues
Carved over centuries, by marine life and tide influence, coral arches and deep ravines provide superb diving sites. An impressive fauna and flora will reward amateurs and experienced divers!
Rodrigues underwater world offers impressive and lively passes, a huge amount of undiscovered caves, and some amazing cliffs.
Rodrigues' lagoon offers the opportunity for those who would love to join the scuba diving adventure!