North Tours

North Tours

1. Cap Malheureux Red Roof Church

Cap Malheureux is a coastal fishing village in the north of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean. It is very famous for its bright red roof this Roman Catholic Church which has made Cap Malheureux a very popular tourist destination. It is only 10 minutes’ drive from Grand Bay.
The name of “Cap Malheureux” comes from the French meaning “Cape of Bad Luck” which was given by the French who occupied the island from 1710 to 1810 after being defeated by British who then claimed the island. This place gives a very Romantic view from outside with the sea and view over gunner’s quoin island.

Cap Malheureux Church
Pamplemousses Botanical Garden

2. Pamplemousses Botanical Garden

After visiting the church we’ll proceed to Pamplemousses Botanical Garden passing through Grand Bay village which is very popular for its quality of its emerald waters and brightness day and night. Pamplemousses Garden is a private garden created by the French governor of Mauritius, Pierre Poivre, nearly 300 years ago and it covers 37 hectares. The garden served as a major horticultural research center for the French and British during the colonial period. The Garden is the mostly visited place by tourists. Varieties of palm trees, medicinal plants, fish ponds and amazing collection of water lilies are the décor of the garden. The giant water lilies also known as Victoria amazonica is an aquatic plant which has large leaves floating on the water surface. The flowers are white the first night they open and turn pink the second night.

3. Citadelle – Fort Adelaide

Leaving Pamplemousses Graden for Citadelle – Construction started on Fort Adelaide in November 1830 and was completed after ten years. Fort Adelaide was virtually never used except to accommodate a small garrison from time to time. Fort Adelaide was built in a strategic location overlooking the harbour of Port Louis which made it easy to look out for any incoming enemy vessels. There is an underground tunnel which links Fort Adelaide with the harbour. The British are thought to have built this forte in fear of a civil war from the remaining French settlers on the island. Standing from the Fort, you get a complete stunning view of the whole of Port-Louis.

Citadelle Fort Adelaide
Caudan Waterfront

4. Caudan Watefront

Ending the tour at the City of Port Louis – Caudan Waterfront – Le Caudan Waterfront is a unique commercial concept in Mauritius, showing undeniable know-how and expertise in commercial activities and entertainment. On top of being a must for shopping, Le Caudan Waterfront is also a business Centre, a melting pot for local artists and the favorite meeting place for gastronomes, tourists and locals looking for leisure and entertainment. Le Caudan Waterfront is definitely the most elegant and popular destination for Mauritians and tourists. It is one of the most popular leisure and shopping places in the Mauritian capital due to the many ways through which people can spend their time. This includes many shops, banking facilities, casinos, cinemas, restaurants, a marina and a five star hotel (Le Labourdonnais) with parking facilities.


What's on the Tour!
  • Cap Malheureux Red Church
  • Pamplemousses Garden (Entry Fee)
  • Citadelle – Fort Adelaide
  • Caudan Waterfront

*Lunch (Optional) - Aventure du Sucre (Entry Fee)

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