MSDA ensures that diving in Mauritius is safe through excellent training.
Divers fill a temporary MSDA licence valid for 2 months. Residents can take a yearly licence subject to a medical certificate. The medical certificate is compulsory as from 2 star courses and for divers under 18.
In summer, from November to April, water temperature is between 26 and 29°C ; a 3 mm shorty is adequate. In winter, from May to October, water temperature is between 23 and 25°C ; a 5 mm long wetsuit is preferable. Humpback whales can be seen then and visibility is up to 70 m.
You can dive all year round in ideal conditions with our friendly professional operators. We offer a great variety of dive sites. Wreck dives : some 18th century wrecks, some sunk by MSDA to create artificial reefs. Shark dives, turtles, moray eels, eagle rays, drift dives in strong current, corals and macrolife.