Flacq in Mauritius is one of the happening districts on the island which is known for its metropolitan lifestyle. Not only it is happening but also the largest district in Mauritius. Centre de Flacq is one of the most developed and famous villages located right in the heart of Flacq district. You will surprisingly find a great variety of things to do in Centre de Flacq to make your visit worthwile.
The village is located on the eastern part of the island and offers an exciting range of activities for the visitors to engage in. Centre de Flacq is a town and the capital of Flacq district. It is a fully developed town and boasts of a number of shopping malls and other modern amenities that you would expect to have in a city. The town is inhabited by Indians, therefore, you will find quite a number of Indian restaurants in the town. If you are craving spicy Indian flavors, you can head to any of the Indian restaurants to satiate your taste buds. It has even got pleasant markets where you can go and enjoy shopping. Buy trinkets and souvenirs from your holiday during your visit to Centre de Flacq. You will find a Hindu Temple, Shir Sagar Mandir, where you may wish to visit. If you are bored with beaches and the touristy crowd, Centre de Flacq is a great place to escape to. Another thing it is famous for is the Poste de Flacq, a picturesque village in the town.
The best part about being in Centre de Flacq is that it is a central point on the island to go anywhere. It is well-connected with bus network to Port Louis. You can also make a visit to Rose Hill, Mahebourge, Trou d’Eau Douce, and even Lafayette.
Things To Do In Centre de Flacq
Here is a bunch of things and activities that you will enjoy doing in Centre de Flacq during your visit on this part of the Mauritius island.
1. Deep Sea Fishing
Game fishing is for people who love adventure, but not the usual way. Another of many water sports in Mauritius, it is a lot of fun and also gives you a great dish for dinner. There are overnight fishing expeditions too. But remember, this activity needs a lot of patience from your end. If you have never tried fishing before, then maybe it is a great opportunity for you to enter into the new waters. Who knows maybe you catch something amazing or precious? You won’t know until you try.
Adventure level: Easy
Where to try: Grand Bay and Black River
Swimming required: No
Tips: Talk to experts for quick and easy tips. Always put attention to details like your equipment and stuff. Pick your target well. And do proper homework. Best Season is July to October
Read More: Top 12 Water Sports In Mauritius
2. All The Way To Ile Aux Cerfs
The island is known for its sandy beaches and gorgeous lagoon. It is the most popular island making it easily accessible. Tourists head to the island to spend a relaxing day, sunbathe, and try exciting water sports.
Any romantic couple who wants to enjoy the beauty of the island should try catamaran cruises Mauritius day tour. A day-long tour on your cruise will let you explore the beautiful island with the love of your life. You can either choose to try activities like snorkeling, deep sea diving or relax on the deck of your cruise to feel the wind and soak up some sun. Ile aux Cerfs is not just an island but a gateway to adventures. The privatte island os no less than a paradise with an array of activities already planned out for you.
On your Catamaran cruise to Ile Aux Cerfs, you can:
- Try authentic Mauritian food at the Islands beach restaurants
- Explore the flea market offering handmade goods
- Try skiing, banana rides, parasailing etc
Average charges for an exclusive cruise: INR 5,000
Services include: BBQ lunch, unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic open bar
3. Underwater Sea Walk Excursion
How does walking on the seabed underwater sound like- Adventurous! Walk with the schools of fish in their natural habitat and discover the beautiful corals and fauna deep in the ocean. The lagoons on the island are the storehouse of exotic marine life. The thing with underwater sea walking is that anybody can do it as you don’t have to learn how to swim or dive unlike other sea activities like snorkeling and scuba diving. Do not forget to grab a photo of you sea-walking surrounded by colorful fish after your experience is completed.
Ile aux Cerfs watersports price: Starting INR 800 onwards
There are plenty of things to do in Centre de Flacq to enjoy your time on the island. If you are on your trip to Mauritius, it is recommended that you visit this part of the island and explore what it has to offer. Flacq is well connected to Port Louis and other regions of the island. You can even take a boat ride from Flacq to reach Ile aux Cerfs and other famous islets. Hope you have a great time on your holiday.