Before everything, thanks in advance for the time taken to read/respond.
I am travelling with family (and extended family with 5 yr olds) to Mauritius next week. Staying at a resort on Trou Aux Biches. A confession: Mauritius is much more than the usual beaches they talk about everywhere. My research list is growing and growing with places to visit, but of course, they keep getting removed for want of time.
I have the usual 3 day trips - North, South & Ile Aux Cerfs. Apart from this i have an entire day + 05. day before i fly back. Now the gaps
1) In Ile Aux Cerfs, i read that water sports are offered as a "package" i.e. undersea, parasailing, waterfall & tubing. What is a reasonable rate for this package? I have 60 yrs olds + 5 yrs olds (and us - the entire spectrum!). Is it possible to choose specific water activities and not the entire package?
2) on the full spare day, i plan to do a road. Proposed plan --> https://goo.gl/maps/76eFQ . First, a visit to Casela , hoping to finish it off by 3 pm (will it be possible?) and then continue on the road-trip. I need help with advice for a rental car. There are simply too many options.
3) on my final day, i planned to go for the dolwim option. Any comments on this? Again, this is dependent on the car rental availability as this place is over a hr away from Trou Aux biches.
3) Any suggestions for the "christmas" experience on 25th i.e. decorated churches, festivities on the road near-to Trou Aux biches or maybe Port Louis? Is it ok to take a bus to Port Louis for viewing this?
thanks again for reading.