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Diving in Cap Malheureux

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When to go to Cap Malheureux

Diving here is possible all year round, though the best diving period is from March and April, as well as from October to December. From October to March the air temperature stays around 30C/86F, during the rest of the year it drops to 20C/68F. Water temperature ranges from 24 to 28C/75-82F throughout the year.


What to see

While diving in these calm waters, divers can explore lots of bright-colored fish, including butterfly and soldier fish, lion fish, giant lobsters, trigger fish, stone fish, barracudas, scorpion fish, occasionally dolphins, as well as large corals.

Scuba diving in Cap Malheureux

Cap Malheureux is a village, that is situated in Rivière du Rempart District. The SSR International Airport is located in 75km/46.6mi from Cap Malheureux. It is a quiet and peaceful place, where tourists can choose a place to stay among a clutch of hotels that occupy the few decent beaches. Visitors also will be interested in exploring the local church, the red-roofed Notre Dame Auxiliatrice. The northern edge of Mauritius offers a great opportunities for scuba diving, and some top dive sites can be reached in a short boat trip ride from Cap Malheureux. Diving in the area proposes adventurous dive sites such as walls, caverns, cliffs, reefs, pinnacles, wrecks, that are suitable for al diver levels. Most popular dive sites There are beautiful dive sites along the Northern coast. Djabeda Wreck, Confetty Bay and Whale Rock are the most famous of them. Pointe Vacoas is known for its giant starfish and fire fish population.