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Well-known for the wave of "Tamarin", Mauritius is another indian ocean surf paradise. The main surf spots in Mauritius are concentrated on the south and south west side of the island.
The swell size on Mauritius is generally about 1 m smaller than that on Reunion, this being attributed to the less steep coral reef drop-offs, and the fact that Reunion blocks off the swells moving in a north easterly direction from the Southern Oceans. The best months for surfing are between April and September.
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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|Surf Spots (21)||Quality||Direction||Type||Frequ||Experience|
|bernache||2 / -||Right||Reef-coral||All surfers|
|Black rocks||7 / -||Right||Reef-rocky||Experienced surfers|
|Calamar||5 / -||Right and left||Reef-coral||Beginners wave|
|Cimetary||1 / -||Left||Point-break||Pros or kamikaze only...|
|Club med||- / -||Left||Reef-coral||All surfers|
|Darne||19 / 1||Left||Reef-coral||All surfers|
|fausse passe||- / -||Right and left||Reef-coral||All surfers|
|Grand Sancho||7 / -||Right and left||Reef-coral||Experienced surfers|
|La Baie||- / -||Right and left||Beach-break||All surfers|
|Le Morne||4 / -||Right and left||Reef-coral||Experienced surfers|
|Le Phare||- / -||Right||Reef-coral||Experienced surfers|
|Maconde||- / -||Left||Reef-coral||All surfers|
|Madame Barry||- / -||Left||Reef-coral||Pros or kamikaze only...|
|Martello||- / -||Right||Reef-coral||Experienced surfers|
|Martin Spot||- / -||Right and left||Beach-break||All surfers|
|One eye||11 / -||Left||Reef-coral||Experienced surfers|
|Petit sancho||11 / -||Left||Point-break||All surfers|
|Rivière des Galets||3 / -||Right and left||Rivermouth||All surfers|
|Tagore||17 / -||Right and left||Reef-coral||Experienced surfers|
|Tailors-point||1 / -||Right||Point-break||Experienced surfers|
|Tamarin Bay||33 / -||Left||Reef-coral||Experienced surfers|
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By Dalida75 , 25 Oct
Merci - Je pense, et ça se sent à travers tous les articles, que vous avez maîtrisée votre sujet de bout en bout.
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By StefanPe , 24 Oct
Surf Trip Mauritius in November - Hi, i´m affraid if mauritius was the right decission. All the reports about the white shorts... Is it really that bad?
If someone has good advices for car rental (4x4), places to stay, surf shops and so on please contact me :)
By 4x4rental , 9 Oct
4x4 rental mauritius - anyone looking for a 4x4 to rent in Mauritius, please do contact me on my mail add, thanks
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